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Deon1963

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338 days ago

Hi all….

I am trying to get info on a hand plane that I picked up a few days ago. The blade is an Original Steiner 1859 model number 51. The body is made of metal and it has no back handle. Could anyone please assist as to where I can find out more about this tool?

Deon


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Don W

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#1 posted 338 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s. Can you post some pictures? I’ve got a boat load I plane books I thumb threw and I’ll keep an eye out for it. Its not listed in either of Roger Smith’s books, and a internet search brings up nothing, so its something I’m interested in seeing.

Welcome to LJ’s…..

You might try posting it over here to. A lot of plane geeks hang out there.

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#2 posted 338 days ago

When the name is German, the first place to look is Wolfgang Jordans site.
Here’s what he has to say about Steiner:

http://www.holzwerken.de/museum/hersteller/steiner.phtml

You can cut/paste it into google translate if your German is rusty.

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#3 posted 338 days ago

Do you have any photographs?

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Deon1963

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#4 posted 337 days ago

@ JustJoe…..he he…will try my best.

@ Don W and WayneC ….Was struggling to load the pictures.

Thanks all for your quick replies.

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Don W

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#5 posted 337 days ago

oh NICE. I have never seen one of those. Thanks for sharing the pictures!!

Does it look like the back had an infill?

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Deon1963

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#6 posted 336 days ago

It has that kind of bent infill at the back. Looks handmade.

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#7 posted 336 days ago

Whoa … now that’s pretty cool lookin. Wouldn’t wanna grab that puppy on a frigid winter day though lol.

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