How To Make Planks In Minecraft

This blog post will show you how to craft planks in Minecraft, used in building, and a lot of other recipes.

Updated on Nov 09, 2023
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How To Make Planks In Minecraft

Everything you need to craft planks in Minecraft

Planks in Minecraft are some of the first blocks that you’ll get your hand on just because of the ease of access you have to get them. When you first start a new world, the progression happens when you cut down a tree and build tools with the wood, which gets you started, and eventually, you’ll move on to better tools made from ores. Wooden planks are also used in many other recipes like sticks, beds, etc.

Here are the items you’ll need to craft planks:

How to craft planks in Minecraft

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Acquiring wooden logs


You can get wooden logs very quickly by simply chopping down trees that you find around you. In Minecraft, you’ll always be around some or the other type of tree, so acquiring new wood logs won’t be hard!

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Crafting planks


After successfully gathering every item required for the fence gate, simply follow the recipe given above. You’ll have your planks in Minecraft.

As of now, there are 9 different wood types in the game, and the devs plan on adding more in future updates!

These planks can be used in many different recipes, especially when crafting sticks used in crafting many tools. When you start a new world, wood will be the largest block in your arsenal.

What is the give command to get planks in Minecraft?

The command to give yourself planks: /give @p oak_planks 1

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