Simon Liu, Inc. highly hand-crafted American Traditional Stretchers are made in solid basswood in Tongue & Groove L-Shape construction. It features keyed double finger miter joints for the corners and keyed mortise and tenon joints for the crossbars. Crossbars overlap when the stretchers require two or more crossbars. Available in heavy, medium, and regular weight.
Heavy Duty Ready Made Bar
Profile: 1-1/2" thick x 3" bar width
It is the most popular ready made of all. Deep profile provides approximately 3/4" clearance between canvas and crossbars.
Medium Weight Ready Made Bar
Profile: 1-1/8" thick x 2-3/4" bar width
Medium weight is ideal for those who do not like bulky profile, but prefer clearance between canvas and crossbars. Medium weight provides approximately 5/16" clearance.
Regular Weight Ready Made Bar
Profile: 13/16" thick x 1-3/4" bar width
Regular weight is perfect for those who like a thin profile. Approximately 1/4" clearance.