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Wood Planks
Oak Wood Planks.pngSpruce Wood Planks.pngBirch Wood Planks.pngJungle Wood Planks.pngAcacia Wood Planks.pngDark Oak Wood Planks.png






Type

Solid Block

Physics

No

Transparency

No

Luminance

No

Blast resistance

15

Hardness

2

Tool

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

Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

Flammable

Yes

First appearances

See History

Drops

Itself

Data value

dec: 05 hex: 5 bin: 101

Name

planks

Wood Planks are common blocks used in many crafting recipes. Its texture resembles a network of planks, coming in six different shades obtained from the six different tree varieties.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Wood planks can be broken by hand, but using an axe will speed up the process.

Block
Wood Planks
Hardness 2
Tool
Breaking time[note 1]
Hand 3
Wooden 1.5
Stone 0.75
Iron 0.5
Diamond 0.4
Golden 0.25
  1. Times are for unenchanted tools in seconds.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

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

Any Wood

Drops[edit | edit source]

A crashed boat will drop 3 oak wood planks (no matter the original wood planks used to craft the boat), as well as 2 sticks.

Natural generation[edit | edit source]

Oak wood planks can be found in:

Oak wood planks can be found in 81.7% of bonus chests in stacks of 1–3. In 1.9,[upcoming] oak wood planks can be found in 68.4% of bonus chests in stacks of 1–12.

Spruce wood planks can be found in the swamp biome where they are used as the primary building material for witch huts.

Dark oak wood planks are found in mineshafts generated in Mesa biomes (Pocket Edition exclusive).

Usage[edit | edit source]

A shack made of wood planks.
The different colors of wood planks fading into each other.

Wood planks can be used for building structures, as crafting ingredients, and as fuel.

Crafting ingredient[edit | edit source]

Wood planks are used in many crafting recipes. Doors, fences, fence gates, slabs and stairs – and boats in Pocket Edition or Computer Edition 1.9[upcoming] – must be crafted from wood planks of the same type and will match the wood type used. For other products, wood planks of different types can be mixed freely, with no effect on the result.

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description

Wooden Trapdoor

Any Wood Planks

Any Wood Stairs

Matching Wood Planks

Any wood Door

Matching Wood Planks

Bed

Any Wood Planks +
Any Wool








































































Neither the wool color nor the wood type affect the bed's appearance.

Stick

Any Wood Planks

Wooden Sword

Oak Wood Planks +
Stick












Piston

Cobblestone +
Redstone +
Any Wood Planks +
Iron Ingot



























Boat

Any Wood Planks





































Computer and Console Editions only.

Any Boat
(1.9)

Matching Wood Planks










































Computer edition[upcoming 1.9] only.

Any Boat

Matching Wood Planks +
Wooden Shovel










































Pocket Edition only.

Shield
(1.9)

Any Wood Planks +
Iron Ingot










































Wooden Pressure Plate

Any Wood Planks






















Tripwire Hook

Iron Ingot +
Stick +
Any Wood Planks

Note Block

Any Wood Planks +
Redstone




















































Sign

Stick +
Any Wood Planks

Wooden Pickaxe

Oak Wood Planks +
Stick












Any Wood Slab

Any Wood Planks

Wooden Shovel

Stick +
Oak Wood Planks












Bowl

Any Wood Planks

Crafting Table

Any Wood Planks
































Any Fence Gate

Stick +
Matching Wood Planks



























Wooden Hoe

Oak Wood Planks +
Stick












Any wood Fence

Any Wood Planks +
Stick

Jukebox

Any Wood Planks +
Diamond




















































Wooden Button

Any Wood Planks

















Bookshelf

Any Wood Planks +
Book










































Chest

Any Wood Planks




















































Wooden Axe

Oak Wood Planks +
Stick












Fuel[edit | edit source]

See also: Smelting

Wood planks can be used as fuel in a furnace. Each wood planks block will provide 15 seconds of smelting, enough time to provide 1.5 smelting operations.

Repairing[edit | edit source]

Wooden swords, pickaxes, axes, hoes and shovels can be repaired with wood planks in an anvil.

Data values[edit | edit source]

Wood planks have the ID name minecraft:planks and are further defined by their block data. Wood planks also have a block state which is expected to replace the functionality of block data in a future version.

Block data[edit | edit source]

See also: 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

If a command is used to create planks with data value 6 or higher, these planks will have the name "Oak Wood Planks" but a missing texture. They can't be used to craft stairs, slabs, doors, fences or gates. If placed, they'll become actual oak planks.

Block state[edit | edit source]

See also: Block states
Name Value Description

 variant
oak
Oak Wood Planks
spruce
Spruce Wood Planks
birch
Birch Wood Planks
jungle
Jungle Wood Planks
acacia
Acacia Wood Planks
dark_oak
Dark Oak Wood Planks

Video[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Pre-classic
rd-160052 WoodenPlanksPre0.0.9a.PNG Oak wood planks were added. When first introduced into the game, wooden planks had somewhat brick-like markings, which still exist on the wood planks texture today but are hard to see, and the wooden planks have a reddish tinge somewhat resembling the current jungle planks.
rd-161348 OldWood.PNG The texture was changed to a darker texture, with a shade more appropriate to oak trees.
Classic
0.0.14a_01 Wooden PlankBeta.png The texture was changed again.
In Survival Test, oak wood planks were obtained by destroying a wood block.
Indev
0.31 January 29, 2010 Wood planks are now used to craft crafting tables, sticks, signs, bookshelves, chests and wooden swords, axes, pickaxes and shovels.
January 30, 2010 Wood planks are now used to craft bowls.
February 6, 2010 Wood planks are now used to craft wooden hoes.
February 23, 2010 Destroying a wood block now obtains the wood block itself, which is now craftable into wooden planks.
Infdev
June 7, 2010 Oak wood planks are now used to craft oak doors.
Alpha
1.0.0 Oak wood planks are now used to craft oak wood stairs.
1.0.1 Wood planks are now used to craft wooden pressure plates.
1.0.6 Wood planks are now used to craft boats.
1.0.14 Wood planks are now used to craft jukeboxes.
Beta
1.2 Wood planks are now used to craft note blocks.
1.3 Wood planks are now used to craft beds.
1.6 Wood planks are now used to craft wooden trapdoors.
1.7 Wood planks are now used to craft pistons.
1.8 Wood planks can now be found in villages and mineshaft.
Wood planks are now used to craft fence gates.
Official release
1.0.0 Beta 1.9-pre5 Oak Wood Planks.png The texture was slightly changed.
1.2.4 Spruce Wood Planks.pngBirch Wood Planks.pngJungle Wood Planks.png Spruce, birch and jungle wood planks are now available, crafted from their corresponding wood. The color of wood planks available to this point is now only obtainable from oak wood.
Wood planks are now called 'Oak Wood Planks', and generally each wood planks color is named with the wood it is taken from.
1.3.1 12w22a Wood planks are now used to craft tripwire hooks.
12w25a Birch, spruce and jungle wood planks now craft their respective wooden stairs and slabs.
1.4.2 12w34a Wood planks are now used to craft wooden buttons.
1.7.2 1.7.1-pre Acacia Wood Planks.pngDark Oak Wood Planks.png Acacia and dark oak wood planks are now available, crafted from their corresponding wood.
1.8 14w32b Different types of wood planks now craft different types of fences and fence gates; the fence recipe now requires planks.
14w32d Different types of wood planks now craft different types of doors.
Upcoming
1.9 15w33c Wood planks are now used to craft shields.
15w43a Planks found in bonus chests now may be of any type, rather than just oak.
15w44a More than doubled the average yield of planks from bonus chests.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.1.0 Oak wood planks were added.
0.3.0 Wood planks are now used to craft oak wood stairs, slabs and fence gates, wooden doors, bowls and bookshelves.
0.4.0 Wood planks are now used to craft beds, chests and wooden hoes.
0.6.0 Wood planks are now used to craft signs.
0.8.0 build 2 Birch, spruce and jungle wood planks were added.
0.9.0 build 1 Acacia and dark oak wood planks were added.
Oak wood planks now naturally spawn in strongholds, abandoned mine shafts and villages.
0.10.0 build 1 Different types of wood planks now craft different types of fences and fence gates.
Above-ground mineshafts generate in mesa biomes, using dark oak planks.
0.11.0 build 1 Different types of wood planks can now be crafted into different types of boats.
0.13.0 build 1 Wood planks are now used to craft tripwire hooks, note blocks, wooden pressure plates, wooden buttons, and spruce, birch, jungle, acacia and dark oak doors.
Console Edition
TU1 CU1 1.0 Oak wood planks were added.
TU9 Spruce and birch wooden planks were added.
TU12 Jungle wooden planks were added.
TU27 CU15 1.18 Added acacia and dark oak planks to the creative inventory.

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