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The Wooden Beam is a unique block that acts as a background wall, but occupies space in the item layer, not background. Therefore, placeable items can not be placed in front of Wooden Beams. A pickaxe is needed to chop down placed beams, not a hammer. Notes. Both Torches and Switches can be placed on them, similar to trees.; History. v1.1. Added to the game.