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Old 12-28-2004, 08:41 PM   #1
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Custom pre-stretched canvas




I dont like stretching my own canvas.

It took me a long time to find a company to do this. There are many listed out there, but most never even answered my inquiries so they may be out of business.

Anyway - got a great 39x54" linen canvas from this company in good time and a good price I thought.

www.sohoartmaterials.com
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Old 01-03-2005, 02:35 PM   #2
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Update:

I dont want to recommend them anymore until I see what they do about the canvas I have from them that obviously has a problem.
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I take back the above recommendation. They are replacing the canvas for me, but I'll have to stretch it myself. If I wanted to do that - I would have in the first place and saved a lot of money. So - not only was my time wasted - so was my money.
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Old 01-05-2005, 10:32 AM   #4
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Jamie Wyeth uses them. Alex Katz uses them . Linda Brandon and I use them.

They make beautiful custom stretchers. They will stretch primed canvas for you or stretch it raw and gesso it. They will do gallery wrap style as well. They have different weights of stretchers available also.

Their service is amazing and the quality top notch. I have used them for years. The prices are not unreasonable. It is for the working professional.

www.midcoast.com/~twnbrook
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Ahhh! Thank you! You posted this link before, but it wouldnt open up and I did a search and couldn't find them. thank you, thank you, thank you!
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