Hardbord is available with our innovative and elegant cradles that provide extra support and presentation all in one. The New DEEP Cradle panels come with 2" birch plywood strips that are attached flush with the back edge of each panel. Our original cradled panels come with the thinner 3/4" birch plywood strips and can be framed like a standard size canvas or can be hung directly on the wall without additional framing. The plywood sides can be stained, painted, gessoed, waxed or left unfinished to customize and enhance your work. Both cradle versions can either be used to paint on directly or as supports on which to mount watercolor papers, photographs, fabrics and prints. The cradled panels will save you valuable painting time, as well as framing and carpentry costs!