How to make Bamboo Planks in Minecraft

This Minecraft tutorial explains how to craft bamboo planks with screenshots and step-by-step instructions.

In Minecraft, bamboo planks is a new item that will be introduced in Minecraft 1.20. Bamboo planks can be used to make many other items in the game. The crafting process will create 2 bamboo planks at a time. Bamboo planks can also be used as afuel in a furnaceto smelt/cook 1.5 items (1 bamboo planks will burn in a furnace for 15 seconds).

bamboo planks

Let's explore how to make bamboo planks.

UPCOMING FEATURE:Bamboo planks are not yet available in the official release of Minecraft, but is coming soon in 2023! It will be available in Java Edition 1.20 and Bedrock Edition 1.20.0 (for Pocket Edition, Windows 10, Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch).

Supported Platforms

Bamboo planks is available in the following versions of Minecraft:

Platform Supported(Version*)
Java Edition (PC/Mac)Java Edition (PC/Mac) Yes (1.20)
Pocket Edition (PE)Pocket Edition (PE) Yes (1.20.0)
Xbox 360Xbox 360 No
Xbox OneXbox One Yes (1.20.0)
PS4PS4 Yes (1.20.0)
Wii UWii U No
Nintendo SwitchNintendo Switch Yes (1.20.0)
Windows 10 EditionWindows 10 Edition Yes (1.20.0)
Education EditionEducation Edition No

* The version that it was added or removed, if applicable.
NOTE:Pocket Edition (PE), Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch, and Windows 10 Edition are now called Bedrock Edition. We will continue to show them individually for version history.

Where to find Bamboo Planks in Creative Mode

Required Materials to make Bamboo Planks

In Minecraft, these are the materials you can use to craft bamboo planks:

How to craft Bamboo Planks in Survival Mode

1. Open the Crafting Menu

First,open your crafting tableso that you have the 3x3 crafting grid that looks like this:

3x3 crafting area

2. Add Items to make Bamboo Planks

In the crafting menu, you should see a crafting area that is made up of a 3x3 crafting grid. To make a spruce fence, place4 spruce planksand2棒in the 3x3 crafting grid.

When making bamboo planks, it is important that the block of bamboo is placed in the exact pattern as the image below. In the first row, there should be 1 bamboo block in the first box. This is the Minecraft crafting recipe for bamboo planks.

Crafting recipe for bamboo planks

Now that you have filled the crafting area with the pattern, the 2 bamboo planks will appear in the box to the right.

bamboo planks

3. Move the Bamboo Planks to Inventory

Once you have crafted bamboo planks, you need to move the new item to your inventory.

Completed bamboo planks

Congratulations, you have made bamboo planks in Minecraft!

Things to Make with Bamboo Planks

You can use bamboo planks to make items in Minecraft such as:

Other Wood Planks

You can make other wood planks in Minecraft such as:

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