This BEST 38” lightweight stretcher bar is designed for use with BEST cross braces. A great choice for new artists who are learning, these stretcher bars are budget friendly. They are easy to assemble, even for artists with limited experience, and they are also a great option for veteran artists who need cost effective stretcher bars for their smaller works. Made from sustainable white pine, these stretcher bars can be purchased in bulk without taking away much from your budget. Perfect for art instruction and teaching. Cut 1/8” shorter than the listed measurement to accommodate a picture frame if needed.