How Do You Stretch A Painting Canvas?
Do you enjoy painting and would like to find out how to stretch your own painting canvas to save money? Once you learn how, stretching a canvas is a very simple process. By stretching your own canvass, you can have custom designed frames and create exactly the size and shape you desire. You can create a work of art, not just with your paintings, but with your canvas as well. Lay wood stretchers out on the floor and begin fitting the pieces together. Wood stretchers come in 4 pieces and are pre-made with tongue and groove corners for easy assembly. Use a rubber hammer to tap the stretcher pieces into place and lay the framing square on top of the stretchers to make sure the frame is at a 90-degree angle. Lay canvas out on your work surface, but make sure the surface is free of any dust or debris that could get transferred onto the canvas. Lay the stretchers out on top of the canvas. Trim the canvas to fit, allowing enough material to stretch over the sides of the frame and around to the