What Is Stretcher Size?
How To Assemble A Stretcher Frame?
Slide two corner pieces together and align mitre for a flush fit.
Before adding opposite sides insert cross braces, if stretcher size or canvas weight requires bracing.
Once the frame is aligned insert first wedge firmly but do not force.
Insert second wedge into corner and then repeat process on the other corner braces.
How To Stretch Canvas?
Attach canvas in the center of each side. work into the corners pulling the canvas taut with canvas pliers.
To reduce canvas bulk in the corners, first fold as in photo and secure with staple.
Do second fold as shown and secure.
Trim off excess canvas and secure protective back panel if required.