This is a 69-inch cross brace that is intended for use with stretcher bars, and it is easy to install for large canvases to protect them from wear and bowing. This cross brace can be attached to a second cross brace as it is pre-notched, and you don’t have to pay anything extra to have them notched. The cross brace is a great way to protect your art work and ensure that it will look the same no matter how long it is displayed. You may not need a second cross brace if one of the dimensions of your work is shorter than 36-inches. The bracket set for this cross brace is included at no extra charge for this is single cross brace.