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What are the parts of a spiked web stretcher?

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Parts of a spiked web stretcher used to stretch out upholstery webbing; spikes, holding position, rubber protection

A spiked web stretcher is a fairly simple tool made up of a spikes, holding position and a rubber protection. Find out more about the parts of a spiked web stretcher and their purposes by reading our helpful guide below.

Spikes on a spiked web stretcher

Parts of a spiked web stretcher; spikes. The spikes of the web stretcher grip the webbing by pushing holes through it so it can then be pulled tight. Like the gooseneck stretcher, the spiked web stretcher has six spikes in the end which allow the tool to grip the webbing by piercing it.

Rubber protector on a spiked web stretcher

Parts of a spiked web stretcher; rubber protection. The rubber protection protects the wood when stretching and stop the web stretcher slipping during stretching. The spiked web stretcher, similar to the gooseneck web stretcher, has a piece of ridged rubber on the end opposite the spikes. This protects the surface of the object you are upholstering and also stops the tool from slipping when pressure is applied.

Holding position of a spiked web stretcher

Parts of a spiked web stretcher; holding position, where the web stretcher is held when pulling webbing. The spiked web stretcher curves inwards in the centre on both sides. This is where the user holds the tool when stretching out webbing. The curved middle allows the user to hold the tool easily as it is small enough to fit in the palm of the hand.