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[edit]Wood Planks
Oak Wood Planks.pngSpruce Wood Planks.pngBirch Wood Planks.pngJungle Wood Planks.pngAcacia Wood Planks.pngDark Oak Wood Planks.png
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks
Type

Solid Block

Requirements

None

Physics

No

Transparency

No

Luminance

No

Blast resistance

15

Hardness

2

Tool

This block can be broken with any tool, but a axe is the quickest

Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

Flammable

Yes

First appearances
Oak
Classic Pre 0.0.9a (May 13, 2009)
Spruce, Birch and Jungle
1.2.4
Acacia and Dark Oak
1.7.2 (1.7.1pre)
Drops

Itself

Data value

dec: 05 hex: 5 bin: 101

Name

planks

Wood Planks is a block that is crafted by the player from wood. It appears as a series of interconnected planks. Wood planks have a variety of crafting and structural uses, and are a renewable resource. Wood is easy to obtain in any biome where trees can be found.

Contents

[edit] Occurrence

Oak wood planks can be found in Abandoned Mine Shafts where they form beams supported by oak wood fence posts. They also appear in villages where they form various structures including walls, roofs, and floors of many buildings, and in the Library and Storage rooms of strongholds. Spruce wood planks can be found in Swamp biomes forming witch huts.

[edit] Building

A shack made of wood planks.

The value of building with wood planks is disputed. Structures built of planks can be burned down easily, either by accident or by griefers. It is often used, regardless of the dangers, due to its abundance in trees and its aesthetically pleasing appearance.

[edit] Crafting

The saplings at the bottom grow into the wood at top, which craft into the planks between them.
Ingredients Crafting recipe

Any Wood




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Oak Wood Planks4Spruce Wood Planks4Birch Wood Planks4Jungle Wood Planks4Acacia Wood Planks4Dark Oak Wood Planks4

Oak WoodSpruce WoodBirch WoodJungle WoodAcacia WoodDark Oak Wood



When crafted from Wood, Wood Planks are colored according to the wood they came from as seen on the right: varying shades of brown for oak pine and dark oak, sand for birch, mahogany for jungle and orange for acacia. Wood planks of different colors do not stack.

[edit] As a crafting ingredient

Wood planks (of any color) are used in many crafting recipes including but not limited to wood axes, pickaxes, swords, shovels, and hoes; buttons, trapdoors, pressure plates, crafting tables, chests, bowls, signs, doors, boats, sticks, stairs, fence gates, jukeboxes, bookshelves, note blocks, beds, slabs, pistons, and fences.

Stairs and slabs, fences, fence gates and doors have a special feature: all planks used in one crafting must be of the same type, but the resulting items will keep the type name (and color) of the wood used; e.g., "Oak Wood Stairs", or "Jungle Wood Slab". For all other items, planks of different types can be mixed freely, with no effect on the result.

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe

Wooden Axe

Oak Wood Planks +
Stick

Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood Planks
Grid layout Arrow (small).png Wooden Axe
Oak Wood Planks Stick

Stick

Bed

Any Wood Planks +
Any Wool




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Bed
White WoolOrange WoolMagenta WoolLight Blue WoolYellow WoolLime WoolPink WoolGray WoolLight Gray WoolCyan WoolPurple WoolBlue WoolBrown WoolGreen WoolRed WoolBlack Wool White WoolOrange WoolMagenta WoolLight Blue WoolYellow WoolLime WoolPink WoolGray WoolLight Gray WoolCyan WoolPurple WoolBlue WoolBrown WoolGreen WoolRed WoolBlack Wool White WoolOrange WoolMagenta WoolLight Blue WoolYellow WoolLime WoolPink WoolGray WoolLight Gray WoolCyan WoolPurple WoolBlue WoolBrown WoolGreen WoolRed WoolBlack Wool
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks

Boat

Any Wood Planks




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Boat
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks

Bookshelf

Any Wood Planks +
Book

Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Grid layout Arrow (small).png Bookshelf
Book Book Book
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks

Bowl

Any Wood Planks




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Bowl4
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks

Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks

Wooden Button

Any Wood Planks




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Wooden Button

Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks



Chest

Any Wood Planks

Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Grid layout Arrow (small).png Chest
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks

Crafting Table

Any Wood Planks




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Crafting Table
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks

Wooden Door

Any Wood Planks

Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks
Grid layout Arrow (small).png Wooden Door
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks

Any wood Door
(1.8)

Any Wood Planks

Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks
Grid layout Arrow (small).png Oak Door3Spruce Door3Birch Door3Jungle Door3Acacia Door3Dark Oak Door3
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks

Any wood Fence
(1.8)

Any Wood Planks +
Stick




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Oak Fence3Spruce Fence3Birch Fence3Jungle Fence3Acacia Fence3Dark Oak Fence3
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Stick Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Stick Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks

Fence Gate

Stick +
Any Wood Planks




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Fence Gate
Stick Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Stick
Stick Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Stick

Any Fence Gate
(1.8)

Stick +
Any Wood Planks




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Oak Fence GateSpruce Fence GateBirch Fence GateJungle Fence GateAcacia Fence GateDark Oak Fence Gate
Stick Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Stick
Stick Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Stick

Wooden Hoe

Oak Wood Planks +
Stick

Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood Planks
Grid layout Arrow (small).png Wooden Hoe

Stick

Stick

Jukebox

Any Wood Planks +
Diamond

Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Grid layout Arrow (small).png Jukebox
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Diamond Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks

Note Block

Any Wood Planks +
Redstone

Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Grid layout Arrow (small).png Note Block
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Redstone Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks

Wooden Pickaxe

Oak Wood Planks +
Stick

Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood Planks Grid layout Arrow (small).png Wooden Pickaxe

Stick

Stick

Piston

Cobblestone +
Redstone +
Any Wood Planks +
Iron Ingot

Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Grid layout Arrow (small).png Piston
Cobblestone Iron Ingot Cobblestone
Cobblestone Redstone Cobblestone

Wooden Pressure Plate

Any Wood Planks




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Wooden Pressure Plate
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks



Wooden Shovel

Stick +
Oak Wood Planks


Oak Wood Planks
Grid layout Arrow (small).png Wooden Shovel

Stick

Stick

Sign

Stick +
Any Wood Planks

Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Grid layout Arrow (small).png Sign3
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks

Stick

Any Wood Slab

Any Wood Planks




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Oak Wood Slab6Spruce Wood Slab6Birch Wood Slab6Jungle Wood Slab6Acacia Wood Slab6Dark Oak Wood Slab6
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks



Any Wood Stairs

Any Wood Planks



Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Grid layout Arrow (small).png Oak Wood Stairs4Spruce Wood Stairs4Birch Wood Stairs4Jungle Wood Stairs4Acacia Wood Stairs4Dark Oak Wood Stairs4

Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks

Stick

Any Wood Planks




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Stick4

Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks

Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks

Wooden Sword

Oak Wood Planks +
Stick


Oak Wood Planks
Grid layout Arrow (small).png Wooden Sword

Oak Wood Planks

Stick

Trapdoor

Any Wood Planks




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Trapdoor2
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks
Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks

Tripwire Hook

Iron Ingot +
Stick +
Any Wood Planks


Iron Ingot
Grid layout Arrow (small).png Tripwire Hook2

Stick

Oak Wood PlanksSpruce Wood PlanksBirch Wood PlanksJungle Wood PlanksAcacia Wood PlanksDark Oak Wood Planks

[edit] Fuel

Planks can fuel a furnace, burning for 15 seconds apiece, smelting 1 12 items. Thus a log's worth of planks smelts 6 items, making them the second most efficient wood-derived fuel (after charcoal, which smelts 8 items per log although you need to smelt wood with something else to gain charcoal). They are therefore the best fuel for creating your first charcoal when no coal is available. They are also more efficient for smelting four or fewer items, since each wood block produces 4 planks which can be used individually whereas the rest of the charcoal would be wasted.

[edit] Data Values

DV Description

0 Oak Wood Planks

1 Spruce Wood Planks

2 Birch Wood Planks

3 Jungle Wood Planks

4 Acacia Wood Planks

5 Dark Oak Wood Planks

[edit] Video

[edit] History

Pre-classic
Pre 0.0.9a (rd-160052) Wooden plank added. When first introduced into the game, wood planks looked like this: WoodenPlanksPre0.0.9a.PNG Visible are some somewhat brick-like markings, which still exist on the plank texture today but are hard to see, and the planks have a reddish tinge somewhat resembling the jungle planks.
Pre 0.0.9a (rd-161348) The texture was changed to a darker texture: OldWood.PNG, with a shade more appropiate to oak trees.
Classic
0.0.14a_01 The texture was changed again: Wooden PlankBeta.png
In Survival Test, Wood Planks were obtained by destroying a Wood block, but this was later changed in Indev so that destroying a Wood block obtains the block, which can later be crafted into planks.
Beta
1.8 Wood Planks can be found in villages and mineshafts.
Official release
1.0.0 1.9-pre5 The texture of Wood Planks changed: Oak Wood Planks.png
1.2.4 Three new colors of Wood Planks were added corresponding to and crafted from the four types of Wood; previously, there was only the medium shade which is now obtained from oak wood.
1.3.1 12w25a Stairs and Slabs have been updated with new colors that correspond with the type of Wood Plank they're crafted with.
Wood Planks, Slabs, and Stairs are currently named corresponding to the type of wood they are crafted from (e.g. Wood Planks crafted from Birch Wood are called Birch Wood Planks).
1.7.2 1.7.1-pre Added two new types of wooden planks: Acacia and Dark Oak.
Upcoming
1.8 14w32b Fence recipe changed to also require planks. Both Fence and Fence Gate now gives items of the correct wood type .
14w32d Different types of wood now make different types of Doors.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.1.0 Added wood planks (the original oak ones).
0.8.0 build 2 Birch, spruce and jungle wood planks added.
0.9.0 build 1 Added acacia and dark oak wood planks.
Oak wood planks now naturally spawn in strongholds, abandoned mine shafts and villages.
Console Edition
TU1 Added wood planks (the original oak ones).
TU9 Added spruce and birch wooden planks.
TU12 Added jungle wooden planks.
Pi Edition
0.1.1 Added wood planks (the original oak ones).

[edit] Colored wood planks

Dinnerbone briefly thought about implementing colored wood planks, releasing a test image on his Twitter page. This however never got implemented, as can be seen from the following quotes. The idea was eventually replaced with Hardened Clay.

Colored Wooden planks.png

Taking a small break from launcherstuffs to doodle around with funstuffs. Would this be of use to anybody? http://dinnerbone.com/media/uploads/2013-04/screenshots/Minecraft_13w16b_2013-04-24_19-54-57.png
Sorry, I meant "wood this be of use". I totally missed that pun.
Arbitrary response guage: 30% "please no" 80% "yes please". Yes, that's 110%. I don't even know.
I'm just doodling around, I'm not sure that I can actually add it because it'd want stairs/etc too, but it's fun to investigate these things
Okay okay, no coloured wood. How about something completely different? http://dinnerbone.com/media/uploads/2013-04/screenshots/Minecraft_13w16b_2013-04-24_23-04-32.png
~ Dinnerbone on Colored Wooden Planks

[edit] Issues

Issues relating to "Wood Planks" are maintained on the issue tracker. Report issues there.

[edit] Trivia

  • Items crafted from planks (except slabs and stairs) all have the oak color. The planks received from a broken boat would be the oak color regardless of which type was used to craft the boat, giving players a way to convert one type to the default color but at a loss; 5 planks convert to 3 planks and 2 sticks. However, if you have planks in a large amount, it may be a worthwhile tradeoff.
  • If you look at Acacia and Dark Oak planks and compare it to the unimplemented colored wood planks, you can see that Acacia looks like the orange planks and Dark Oak looks like brown planks.
  • Wooden planks can be crafted into 23 items, second to iron ingots.

[edit] Gallery