Artwork in different woods

14 July 2011 kl 13:00

Klaus Kralovec is an artist who has chosen to work in wood. By gluing together different types of woods into blocks and then plane and process the material, he creates beautiful designs and unique products. In his workshop stands a four-sided planer/molder.

Klaus Kralovec showed his works in wood at Ligna fair. Here he shows a different pen holder that has become popular in Germany.
IThe workshop a four-sided planer/molderis used to produce the products.
Photo: Private homepage
This box for notepads is just one example of the wide range of products. The warm surface is achieved by oiling and waxing.
Photo: Private homepage

We met Klaus at Ligna trade fair in Germany. His big booth was well attended and the products he shows is both unique and beautiful.

Colors and patterns in wood
The gluing technique he uses gives the wood color and pattern. And by several washes, processing of oils and waxes, he gives the products a smooth, velvety finish. Types of wood he uses is often pear, elm, yew, cherry and walnut.

Useful arts
These products are not only beautiful but also useful. The range of products including glass and pot stand, pens, pen holders and bottle holders.
Please visit Klaus Kralovec´s website, you will find a lot of pictures - from both the workshop and of exciting products. The link provided below:

When you purchase knives from Logosol for your planing machine or moulder, you will get the added benefit of easier installation.
”All knives have the same base, which means that you don’t have to change the setting when changing knife,” says Martin Lindqvist at Toolbox.