If you need a 30” heavy duty BEST stretcher bar, this is the perfect choice for your artwork. Crafted from the highest quality pine using the finger splicing method that ensures the bars are straight and free from defects like knots and splinters. Does not deteriorate over time like lower quality wood. A great choice for any artist who wants to protect his or her artwork for several years. Does not leave ghost impressions with 1/2” of clearance between the stretcher bar and the canvas. Designed to create nicely stretched canvases that will look great and withstand the test of time.