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Brace Bar Profile for Stretcher Bars
£2.00 Ex Vat per metre
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L1939 Brace Bar Profile for Stretcher Bars
With larger or odd-shaped stretcher frames for canvas, there is often a need to fit brace bars to minimise bowing of the frame. Many Lion stretcher bars are notched for ready-made brace bars with tongues on each end to fit.
This alternative method uses moulded brace bar sockets which screw onto the inside faces of opposite stretcher bars. The back face of a socket is 72mm x 19mm with two holes for screws.
The wooden brace bar strip profile, 18mm x 44mm, is square cut to length and laid into the sockets. Oval holes take screws and allow for the effective length to be adjusted.
Brace Bar Strip wood profile used in combination with Brace Bar Sockets have a variety of uses:
• Retro-fit to stretched canvas frames where brace bars have not been fitted
• Fit to Stretcher Bars that do not have a cut-out for Brace Bars or where the correct size Brace Bar is not available. Slotted screw holes in the Sockets allow for re-tensioning
• Add strength to stretcher frames made with stretcher profile in lengths
• Use to strengthen traditional frames where there is sufficient rebate depth
Brace Bar strip profile is 18mm x 44mm and is supplied in varying lengths, typically around 3m. Please order in metres, we will round up to the nearest full length.
L1939 Brace bar strip profile 18mm x 44mm
7235 Brace Bar Sockets for 18mm x 44mm brace bar strip profile
Check out our full range of canvas stretcher profiles in lengths, many also available as bars, mitred and slotted
L1399 24mm x 44mm Premium
L1470 28mm or 40mm Two-Way
L1519 44mm x 44mm Gallery
L1619 20mm x 34mm Standard
L1947 38mm x 35mm XP Contract
L2459 18mm x 44mm Classic
Product information updated April 2020
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