This 28” heavy duty BEST stretcher bar designed for use with BEST cross braces. It is designed to be free from splinters or knots, and it is built to last. For artists of all backgrounds from amateur to experienced artists, and crafted with high quality in mind. This stretcher bar will keep your artwork looking great and has 1/2” of clearance to prevent ghost lines from showing up on your canvas. Made from high quality pine which will resist wear and tear over time. Rounded back allows canvases to be stretched more tightly and creates a painting surface that is easy to work with.