Characteristics of canvas prints on stretcher bars

If you choose a giclee print on canvas, it will stretched on bars in a gallery wrap style : on the borders of the printed image we will print a continuous mirrored image to create the outer edge of your gallery wrap, as shown on those pictures.

Characteristics of handmade oil paintings on stretcher bars

For our hand painted oil reproductions, you can choose to have them on stretcher bars. The result is as shown on the pictures below. The edges of the paintings will be mostly white so that the entire picture will be displayed on the front.

Characteristics of poster on stretcher bars

Our posters can be transfered on canvas and then stretched on wooden stretcher bars, as shown on the pictures below. The outer edges are white. That's what we call the museum wrap.

Tighten canvas print on stretcher bars (Reference 7110)

We only use stretcher bars that can be put back into place and tighten whenever needed because of degradation. Put a piece of cloth on a table. Lay the print up side down, face of the picture on the cloth. On each corner, you can use a little hammer to knock on the key to tighten the canvas.

Caution : we recommend you protect the back of your canvas print before using the hammer in order to avoid any bumps on the canvas.

Order stretcher bars to stretch yourself

You can purchase plain stretcher bar frames and braces as kits from our supplier S.M.P. Sign Systems GmbH. Many length from 12 to 118 Inches are available in 1/2 Inch increments.

Stretcher bar profile