Depends what it is used for in dream. Can be security for life if floonng, or sense of losing basic support if a rotten floor. See Jloor under house, buildings.
If for making something: one’s potential; the materials you have for undertaking a project of ‘making something of oneself.
If nailed above one: feeling of being trapped, fear of death; setting up one’s own death, in the sense of killing one’s chances in work or relationship. See fence; coffin; wood.
A sign of a restless state of mind which only travel will satisfy.
1. A tenuous path, uncertainty and doubt (note what the plank is crossing).
2. The beginning of an adventure.
3. An integral part of a structure, an important aspect of self or personality (note the condition of plank).
A plank or a bridge is a means for the dreamer to reach a goal that may be economically out of reach. It concerns handicaps experienced in daily life that appear to prohibit the realization of such dreams, awake or asleep.
A broken bridge or plank indicates a major hindrance that the dreamer must overcome. See Bridge.
Dreams of walking the plank represents the fear of death, and/or that you are hovering just over the deep end of your unconscious, contemplating taking a plunge into the unknown. This dream might also signify that you are extending yourself, and building up a support system.
also see Wood
1- To dream of walking the plank suggests taking an emotional risk.
A plank of wood appearing in a dream can indicate that something needs repairing, or that we feel safer carrying our own means of support.
If the plank is to be used in flooring the symbol is one of security; but if to be used as a door or as decoration on a wall, it signifies defence or adornment of one’s inner space.
2- If the plank is to be used for making something, it suggests the material we have for undertaking a project. We may be aware in the dream of the type of wood we arc using and this can have some significance or memory for us.
If the plank is used for making a box, we should take care not to become trapped within a situation.
3- We have the raw material to enable us to become more aware of the process of life. We may need to look at what we consider to be our usefulness within the world.
For a young woman to dream that she is walking across muddy water on a rotten plank, denotes that she will feel keenly the indifference shown her by one she loves, or other troubles may arise; or her defence of honor may be in danger of collapse. Walking a good, sound plank, is a good omen, but a person will have to be unusually careful in conduct after such a dream.
(See Foot Log). Anyone who dreams of crossing a stream or other barrier upon a plank should be exceed, ingiy careful of his or her conduct.
The dream is complicated according to the soundness of the plank and its width.
If the plank wobbles, or is otherwise insecure» the indications for trouble are that much more positive.
To walk a plank in your dream forewarns you of treachery (Gypsy).