JAIC 1984, Volume 24, Number 1, Article 7 (pp. 57 to 58)
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JAIC 1984, Volume 24, Number 1, Article 7 (pp. 57 to 58)

A NOTE ON STRETCHER MODIFICATION

Phil Gottfredson



4 ADVANTAGES

With both the stretcher bars and the rabbet of the frame lined with polyester film, the canvas is isolated. The canvas can be stretched with more accuracy because of less friction between the bar and canvas. Acid migration is greatly reduced.


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