Canvas stretching is the proper placement of the canvas in frame as well as the right choice of the panel’s thickness we will choose guarantees as an elegant and harmonious presentation of the stretched on wood canvas.
A few things we need to know about canvas…
A canvas is a very special material. Looks like sail cloth with many small pores and is quite common with tarpaulins. It is widely used in large-format digital printings as it is a very flexible material and does not easily break. It is available in various grades such as shiny, cotton, matte and synthetic and various textures such as smooth or embossed.
The right stretching is the hallmark of a perfect frame. We do not want it to warp, hang, or create waves. It should be stretched to the proper tension. Be uniform all around, and the wood of the frame needs to be durable.
Old canvas stretched with nails
The stretching of a canvas with iron nails was a technique used mainly in the past, and it was very dangerous for the canvas that brought the art. Protect your old canvas from iron nails, which stretch it, and pose a threat to its integrity and longevity.
Standard stretching type
The Standard type stretching is a conventional technique followed in numerous cases on canvases, with obvious side clips. It is mainly used if it follows a conventional canvas framing.
Gallery stretching type
This technique consists in nailing with clips on the non-obvious side of the canvas with a continuation of the pattern on the side. Mainly used as a technique to press the canvas onto the frame and be able to stand alone in space.
Box stretching type
This technique is mainly used particularly in modern patterns and allows the canvas and the tenter to stand alone, without the need of a frame.
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