What are the steps to making stretcher bars?
- Steps Choose the wood. Determine the dimensions of the stretcher bars. Cut the wood. Staple the corners together. Cut the trim pieces. Attach the trim. Finished.
What kind of wood is used for stretching canvas?
The different types of wood can range from pine to fir. Whether they are made of wood, metal or both, stretcher strips serve the same purpose. They are used to form a rectangular or square support over which cotton or linen canvas is stretched.
What is Beaverboard made of?
Beaverboard (also beaver board) is a fiberboard building material, formed of wood fibre compressed into sheets. It was originally a trademark. It has occasionally been used as a canvas by artists. The painting American Gothic (1930) by Grant Wood was painted on a beaverboard panel.
What is a beaver hoop?
Beaver Hoops, for those who want to conveniently stretch their beaver hides on metal hoops using the sharp pointed clips (included). Beaver hoops allow your hides to dry faster, as the air circulates on both sides of the hide, unlike boards.
What can you make out of beaver pelts?
For everyday use or costume and decoration, furs have been used for the production of outterware such as coats and cape, garment and shoe lining, a variety of head coverings, and ornamental trim and trappings. Beaver pelts could be made into either full-fur or felted-fur hats.