Yes. With a straight blade it would be a chamfer plane. Perhaps it was modified from the latter?That would work":lv2u0ipc said:When would a vee groove be required along the length of a round piece of timber... looks like thats what it would do? I automatically think of boatbuilding as its my background but cant remember anything like this. As its home made though I guess it could have been made for some kind of one off situation.