Stretcher Bars and Tools
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Richeson Cast Iron Canvas Pliers
Item #: 03509
Get a tight, even stretch every time with these heavy-duty canvas pliers. Artists can't afford to buy tools that won't last. That's why Richeson Cas...
Museo Alu-Frame Aluminum Stretcher Bars and Parts
Item #: 07238
$17.86 - $169.94
Stop worrying about canvas frames that warp or bend. With Museo Alu-Frame Aluminum Stretcher Bars, your artwork remains tightly framed—even under ext...
Best Medium-Duty Cross Braces
Item #: 07209
$6.41 - $25.26
Best Medium-Duty Cross Braces are made from kiln-dried, knot-free, straight white pine. They're only for use with Best Medium-Duty Stretcher Bars and...
Utrecht Heavy Duty Cross Brace T-Plates
Item #: 34149
Add extra stability to your larger canvases when you add Heavy-Duty T-Plates to your cross braces. Package includes a 3"x3" t-plate and eight screws.
Blick Standard Stretcher Bars and Keys
Item #: 07227
$1.59 - $6.07
Affordable canvas stretcher strips designed to meet the needs of professionals and students.
Best Heavy Duty Stretcher Bars
Item #: 07230
$5.26 - $55.20
Made of strong, kiln-dried, knot-free pine sourced from Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) certified suppliers. Best Heavy-Duty Stretcher Bars have a...
Best Medium Duty Stretcher Bars
Item #: 07209
$2.07 - $10.89
Kiln-dried, knot free, straight white pine. Well-designed, high-quality bar is ideal for mid-sized works. Rounded back edge reduces surface friction...
Best Hardboard Corners
Item #: 08929
$10.60 - $15.25
Nail one of these masonite corner panels to each of the four corners of a canvas made using Best stretcher bars to keep your canvas square over time. ...
Utrecht Heavy-Duty Canvas Stretcher Bars and Keys
Item #: 07226
$3.35 - $69.67
These center-notched cross braces allow for easy T-bracing and give your canvas frame extra stability. Designed to work with Utrecht Heavy Duty Stret...
Best Pro-Bar System
Item #: 08909
$6.33 - $159.27
Extra-Heavy Crossbrace strips have four rounded edges and can easily be cut to size. Measuring 2. 25" x 3/4", our extra-heavy cross brace strips hav...
Masterpiece B2 Stretcher Kit
Item #: 07219
$200.00 - $415.20
Heavy-duty stretcher frame kits. Solid wood, professional bracing and fir wood brace and corner keys. Build a heavy-duty museum quality frame using...
Best Heavy-Duty Cross Braces
Item #: 07236
$7.93 - $66.96
When constructing large canvases that need extra stability, use Best Heavy-Duty Cross-Braces in tandem with Best Heavy-Duty Stretcher Bars. If the f...
Utrecht Heavy Duty Cross Braces
Item #: 07237
$3.30 - $46.99
These center-notched cross braces allow for easy T-bracing and give your canvas frame extra stability. Designed to work with Utrecht Heavy Duty Stretc...
Stretching your own canvas gives the most direct control over surface and proportions and Utrecht provides the canvas stretching tools to do it
Create your own custom canvas with a complete assortment of canvas stretching tools from utrecht.com... Select the right canvas stretching pliers for you from our selection of heavy duty canvas pliers and staple guns as well as staple refills, hammers and mallets.
Find The Canvas Stretcher Bars & Stretching Supplies To Create Your Own Canvas Stretcher Frame
Choose a canvas stretcher type: standard, heavy duty or museum grade then choose a brand, whether it’s our own Utrecht line of canvas stretcher bars or respected brand names like Best, Hercules and Masterpiece.
For large stretcher frame projects, don't forget your cross braces, t-plates, keys, masonite corners and those important stretch canvas pliers.
All of these canvas stretching supplies will help you customize your canvas stretcher frames for a wide assortment of art projects.
Need some help choosing the right canvas stretcher bar or with another aspect of your canvas stretcher frame project?
Check out these articles in the Learning Center for tips on how to make a canvas stretcher or how to brace a canvas or check out our technical FAQs in our Ask The Expert section where you can also submit your question to one of our experts.