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stretcher

1. Preparing and Cutting your Wood - STRETCHER MAKING WORKSHEET part 1

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1. Preparing and Cutting your Wood

You will need:
4 lengths of 'prepared' 2x1 (6 if your stretcher is larger than 1m squared)

2. Assembling and Gluing your Stretcher - STRETCHER MAKING WORKSHEET part 2

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2. Assembling and Gluing your Stretcher

You will need:
Wood glue
Hammer
Small nails
Setsquare

3. Stretching your Canvas - STRETCHER MAKING WORKSHEET part 3

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3. Stretching your Canvas

You will need:
Sandpaper
Staple guns and staples

4. Sizing and Priming your canvas - STRETCHER MAKING WORKSHEET part 4

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4. Sizing and Priming your canvas

You will need:
PVA diluted in a ratio of 1:5 with water