Bondage Spreader Bars

Spreader bars are used in conjunction with other bondage tools such as rope, bondage cuffs, or other fasteners. They may be used between the ankles, knees, or wrists, giving unlimited access of the submissive or slave’s body to the Dominant. The bar may be affixed to the floor, be used for suspension, or be attached to a piece of furniture. When worn on the legs, spreader bars make it difficult or impossible to walk. They may be used to hold a sub in a spread-eagle position. When used on the arms or wrists, the wearer may not use their arms or hands. Spreader bars have become desirable tools because by spreading the wearer’s body, they facilitate sex. Spreader bars have become mainstream since being featured in the film “Fifty Shades of Grey”.

What are Spreader Bars?

A spreader bar or bondage bar is a bar or rod to which a consenting partner can be attached. Spreader bars are usually made from wood, metal, and sometimes plastic. They range in size from less than 20 inches to 40 inches long. As mentioned above, they may be fixed to the ankles, wrists, or thighs. Many spreader bars have attachment points, such as o-rings where you can add a cuff to tie your partner to the bar or tie the bar to furniture. Many spreader bars have built-in cuffs and/or are expandable.

During sex, the wearer’s ankles, arms, wrists, or knees are attached to the spreader bar’s ends using cuffs or rope. Once the sub is attached to the bar, they cannot close their legs, which gives the Dom the ability to do as they please. A popular position is to attach both the wrists and ankles to a spreader bar so that the subject is fully exposed.

How Do I Use Spreader Bars?

As with any kink play, consent between partners is essential. Be sure to communicate openly with your partner about limits and establish safe words as needed. Many subs may be more comfortable using Velcro closures to ensure they can be released from the spreader bar quickly and easily. Never leave the wearer alone while they are attached to a spreader bar. Watch them closely for any signs of numbness or pain. Spreader bars are versatile and allow the wearer to be placed in different positions or fixed into one position.

Spreader Bar Positions

Many different sex positions can be achieved using a spreader bar.

  • Y-position: A spreader bar is placed between the ankles, exposing the wearer’s lower regions.
  • X-position: A spreader bar is placed between the ankles, and another spreader bar is attached to the wrists. From the x-position, the sub can be flipped into doggy style.
  • Behind-the-back position: The spreader bar is added between the wrists and behind the back. The sub can no longer use their arms.
  • Doggy-style: With the sub wearing a spreader bar between the ankles or thighs, they may be bent over. The sub can also have their wrists attached to the spreader bar in four points, one bar position.
  • Standing bar position: The spreader bar is placed between the ankles, and the wearer remains in a standing position. This position requires good control of the lower body.
  • Hogtied: With the sub on their belly, tie their ankles and wrists to the bar. This position requires good flexibility.
  • Missionary: Flip the wearer on their back and use the bar to attach them to a headboard or other furniture pieces so that their legs remain up. You can also attach their wrists to the spreader bar.

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10 Spreader Bar Brands / Makers

Spreader bars are a type of bondage equipment that offers a range of possibilities. Used in conjunction with cuffs, rope, and furniture, they prevent the wearer from closing their legs, using their hands and arms, and more. Brands that make spreader bars include:

  1. Sportsheets
  2. Purple Reins
  3. Liberator
  4. Bondage Boutique
  5. Edge
  6. Strict Steel
  7. Scandal
  8. Honey Birdette
  9. KinkLab
  10. NS Novelties

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