This 14” BEST lightweight stretcher bar is a great choice for your smaller artworks, and it is constructed from quality white pine. Durable and strong, white pine is a renewable wood that is available in larger quantities than other wood, which keeps the price for these stretcher bars low. It is a good choice for smaller artworks, but it should not be used on large canvases. A good choice for students or new artists, as well as experienced artist who are making smaller works. Keep in mind that these stretcher bars are cut 1/8” short than the listed size in order to ensure that they can fit inside of a picture frame if needed.