In my above video, Frank Klausz takes us into his new workshop and shows his amazing method for speedy “pins first” hand cut through dovetails with hand tools. This is a continuation of the tour that I shared of Frank’s new woodworking workshop.
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 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. Here are a few photos from my first article:
In the video Frank implores woodworkers who prefer the “tails-first” dovetail method to give the “pins first” dovetail technique a try!
FRANK’S FAVORITE TOOLS
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
-“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)
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