Single Pin October 1, 2014

Thin and narrow profile, with a single fastener/pin per corner. Used to display two paintings back to back, not to be used against a wall.

Italian Style October 1, 2014

A simple closed mortise and tenon joint with interlocking forked key that provides better grip for the keys and minimal torque when keying out.

Modern Traditional October 1, 2014

Excellent for conservation because of flexibility in re-stretching the canvas as close as possible to the original and for creating out-of-square stretchers for irregularly shaped canvases.

T Shaped October 1, 2014

The T shape design provides greater strength and support to the lip construction.

Independent Keying October 1, 2014

Utilizes Tite-Joint™ fastener using one on each side of every corner providing greater options for targeted keying while maintaining a stronger joint.

Strainer October 1, 2014

The inability to key out can be avoided with proper stretching, preparation of the canvas surface, and proper storage environment. (Available in small sizes without crossbars.)

Mechanical October 1, 2014

The original design of this hardware is to tighten, not expand. You are actually loosening and pushing out the hardware to tighten the canvas. Keying in limited but the joints are stronger if keying is done properly.

American Traditional October 1, 2014

Features keyed double finger miter joints for the corners and keyed mortise and tenon joints for the crossbars. Supports can be hand-crafted in sugar pine or basswood with hardwood keys.

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