Frank Klausz Cuts a Monster Molding with his Molding Plane

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Blog entry by WoodAndShop posted 09-05-2014 12:36 PM 5989 reads 3 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In my above video, Frank Klausz takes us into his new woodworking workshop and shows his amazing, and huge, carpenter’s molding plane that he made at the request of his local tool collector group in New Jersey, called the “The Craft”. Frank asked me to share their website link here.

Frank wanted to demonstrate this molding plane when I was filming a video tour of his new woodworking workshop.

>> Watch the video tour of Frank’s workshop here
>> Watch Frank’s Hand Cut Dovetail tutorial here

Before you email me, please first look at the bottom of this article for a list of all the tools that Frank mentioned in the 3 videos.

Frank Klausz is a master Hungarian woodworker and teacher who has been featured in many woodworking magazine articles and video recordings. You can checkout these classic woodworking DVD videos that feature Frank’s instruction.

Below are a few photos from my visit…visit the other articles to see more photos & stories…



I know that I’m going to get a lot of requests for a list of Frank’s favorite tools that he mentioned, so I’ll save myself some time by listing them here:

-Lie-Nielsen No. 62 Low Angle Jack Plane
-Vintage Stanley No. 62 Low Angle Jack Plane
-Lie-Nielsen No. 4 Smoothing plane
-Vintage Stanley No. 4 Smoothing Plane
-E.C. Emmerich Wooden scrub plane (made in Germany)
-Antique “Grandma’s Tooth” Wooden Router plane
-Sliding Dovetail Plane
-Lie-Nielsen dovetail saw
-Adria dovetail saw
-Gramercy dovetail saw
-Vintage Stanley 750 bevel-edge chisels
-Marples chisels
-“Joinery Master Class” (Frank’s recent DVD that he mentioned)
-Frank’s table saw (I don’t use them anymore, but this one is cool)
-Antique plumb-bobs


-- Joshua Farnsworth - Free Traditional Hand Tool Woodworking Tutorials:

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#1 posted 09-05-2014 09:54 PM

Nice video! added you to favorites. I’ve never read you blog before but, plan to catch up. Keep up the good work!

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#2 posted 09-06-2014 03:37 PM

I’m glad you enjoyed it, and hope you subscribe on my website!

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