This is an 8” BEST lightweight stretcher bar which is perfect for small works of art and for instructional purposes. Affordable priced, these stretcher bars are made from ecologically friendly white pine which is plentiful in the small thin strips that are used to make these stretcher bars. In spite of the cost, these stretcher bars are durable and create stable canvases. They are a good choice for the classroom and for new students who are learning. Great for veteran artists who are also looking for a budget friendly option for smaller artworks. 1/8” shorter than the measurement shown to fit in a picture frame.