A 38” heavy duty BEST stretcher bar that is made from high quality finger spliced pine. Made for use with BEST heavy duty cross braces, these stretcher bars are splinter and knot free. Finger splicing creates strong joints and makes the bar more durable than natural wood. No worries about splinters when working with these stretcher bars. Designed to keep the canvas at least a half inch away to avoid the creation of ghost impressions. Constructed with the highest commitment to quality in mind, these stretcher bars are made to last for years to come and will stand the test of time.