This frame set has oak sidebars with hardwood dowels. Its great for medium to large projects. This convenient set makes six different sized frames Up to 10"x36" at a price much less than buying them separately. The set includes one pair of 8" and 10" solid oak stretcher/extender bars, a pair of 18", 24", and 36" scroll rods and 1 set of knobs. The American Dream Products scroll rods are available with basting strips or no baste style using a velcro-like tape on the rods that also includes 108 inches of tape for the fabric.