A painting may hang for years and in the process, the long length of lumber making the frame can bow. Cross braces reinforce the structure of a large stretched canvas. BEST Gallery Wrap Cross Braces attach to the back of the Gallery Wrap stretcher bars with the use of cross brace brackets, providing stability to the frame. Generally it is recommended to brace every 24". The braces are sized to work with the appropriate bar so it is not necessary to order a smaller size.
If even more reinforcement is needed, BEST offers custom made museum quality cross braces, which are custom cut to provide even greater stability. Please email us or call 800-REX-ART2 for pricing and details.