A 16” BEST lightweight stretcher bar made from white pine, and it is a great option for small paintings. These stretcher bars are cut 1/8” shorter than the measurement that is listed so that they fit into photo frames if needed. Not intended for use on large canvases, but is perfect for small artworks made by students, instructors, new and experienced artists. Pine is a fast growing sustainable wood, and since there is a large quantity of short and thin pine available these stretcher bars are affordable. Durable and easy to work with, these stretcher bars will work perfectly for your smaller sized works of art.