MemberOctober 1, 2008 at 8:04 am
Any Picture framing supplier should be able to supply the stretcher bar moulding They are usually about 3meters in length. Pine with a basic rectangular profile one corner is rounded and the top surface has a slight angle to keep the canvas of of the bar when stretched. Framers cut at 45 degrees then underpin at any size. when stretching with a hand stretcher the pivot point hooks under the inside bottom edge. so you shouldn’t have any problems. If I can help further just pm me ( my wife is a picture framer and has made many many stretcher frames including a 1800mm x 1200mm indigenous art piece.