Terms of the Trade: What Is a Scrub Plane? Terms of the Trade: What Is a Scrub Plane?
A scrub plane is a woodworking tool used to remove wood from lumber. Scrub planes can be used to distress beams. The tool can also be used to mold irregular walls or make a scalloped surface. Scrub planes usually have a thick blade and a curved edge. Scrub planes are usually used diagonally across a board.