For any major scraping work, nothing beats a ball-joint scraper. The handle can be set anywhere in a 70° cone, allowing a comfortable grip and effective blade orientation in virtually any circumstance. The handle unlocks or locks solidly with a quarter turn. Another advance is the hand rest on the blade. Substantial pressure can be applied to speed work.
The high-carbon-steel (HCS) blade is great for finishing bare wood surfaces. The 75 x 75 x 1.6mm HCS blade comes with one edge bevelled. You may wish to bevel one or more others, but it also works perfectly well treated as a heavy duty cabinet scraper with square, burnished edges.