The metal hanger spans all the way to the other side of the cast. One span of 3/8″ rebar from the base of back leg to the top of the head. Another span from the base of the front leg to the upper chest. Another span from the back to the front of the base. Two more very thin wires around the perimeter of the base. Akiko has well over three hours in paint time on this unit. We only make quality stuff!