As both a manufacturer and an art supply store, we supply you with top quality stretcher frames, fine cotton and linen canvas, and the best of all other materials needed to support your artwork. When working with Upper Canada Stretchers, you will feel that satisfaction in every encounter with our stretcher bars for artists’ canvases and extended line of products.
At Upper Canada Stretchers, we are best known for making professional-quality custom frames that remain straight and true even in very large sizes and for doing so with quick turnaround times, allowing you to get started at what you do best! We produce 8 unique, fully keyable profiles that have been developed to meet a wide range of needs. Click to see more information about each stretcher bar profile and to help you choose which one is best for your work. Here is some additional information to lead you through some of the considerations for choosing the right stretchers for your project, or you are always welcome to contact us for advice.
Upper Canada Stretchers also custom designs and fabricates keyable stretchers and non-keyable strainer frames in limitless shapes and sizes using state-of-the-art CNC technology. This allows us to meet the unique design requirements of our many professional artists in Canada, the United States, and around the world. Additionally, we are also able to offer other creative machining applications such as commercial signage, unique architectural elements, and other fine art applications. Give us a call at 1-800-561-4944 or fill out our quote form to start the conversation about what we can do to assist with your project!
Dimensional commercial signage, architectural pieces, fine furniture, and much more! Our creative team & machining are all in-house, allowing us to offer extensive customization that is replicable, allowing you to produce finely detailed pieces at a vastly lowered cost over hand carving.See our CNC work
It’s critically important that your canvas frame has perfectly square corners adjoining straight, true stretcher bars… most of the time. But what if your project is a little outside of that box? An artist’s vision isn’t always contained within the confines of four straight lines. In fact, some aren’t just painting outside the lines–they’re moving… Read more »
It’s a question we get often, and the answer is really simple. When do you need a keyable stretcher? Always! In this post, we’ll talk about stretcher keys, what purpose they serve, and how to assemble a keyable frame. Using a fixed frame for your canvas greatly increases the likelihood you’ll have to restretch… Read more »
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