Hand Tools with Frank Klausz will inspire you to move away from your power tools and try woodworking with your hands alone. Frank Klausz demonstrates how to sharpen a chisel in no time, how to rehabilitate flea market tools, how to flatten the bottom of a plane and how to stand and hold the plane while using it, how to set and sharpen a bandsaw and how to saw straight and smoothly. The refinement that hand tools will bring to your work will be extraordinary and distinctive from machine-produced pieces.
This video is about the ubiquitous human activity of building with wood, and highlights common concerns faced by all woodworkers. By contrasting age-old Japanese tools, technology and techniques with the more common approaches in Western methodologies, the challenges, insights and options modern woodworkers face come into clearer resolution.