Each item in Minecraft has a unique ID assigned to it, known as an item ID, this can be used in commands to spawn the item into the game. The item ID for birch planks in Minecraft is shown below:
When Minecraft updated to version 1.13, a changed dubbed "The Flattening" was introduced. In "The Flattening", numerical IDs and item data was removed, and some item IDs were changed to make them more logical - Birch Planks was one of the many items that had their IDs changed.
For this reason, if you're playing on a Minecraft version below 1.13 (1.12, 1.8, 1.7), you should use what we've named a legacy ID for this item. The legacy ID for birch planks is:
Birch Planks has a data value of 2. You will need to add this to commands, along with its legacy item ID (below), to spawn it.
Items from earlier versions of Minecraft were assigned a numerical ID - a unique number to represent it.
This item also has a data value assigned to it. The data value is 2 - you need to add this to the item ID (with a colon before) in order to spawn birch planks.
The numerical ID for Birch Planks is:
The Birch Planks item can be spawned in Minecraft with the below command. Cheats must be enabled before this will work.
Below is a table of the tools that can be used to break Birch Planks blocks, and the speed it will take to break at (in seconds). This is calculated with the formula (1.5 * Block Hardness) / Tool Multiplier.
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Wooden planks are an essential ingredient to many crafting recipes. They can be obtained by placing logs into the crafting table.
|Legacy Item ID (1.12.2 and Below)||minecraft:planks|
|Max Stack Size||64|
|Recipes Used In||Note Block, Piston, Birch Slab, Bookshelf, Chest, Crafting Table, Birch Pressure Plate, Jukebox, Birch Fence, Birch Trapdoor, Birch Fence Gate, Tripwire Hook, Birch Stairs, Birch Button, Birch Door, Wooden Sword, Wooden Shovel, Wooden Pickaxe, Wooden Axe, Stick, Bowl, Wooden Hoe, Sign, White Bed, Orange Bed, Magenta Bed, Light Blue Bed, Yellow Bed, Lime Bed, Pink Bed, Gray Bed, Light Gray Bed, Cyan Bed, Purple Bed, Blue Bed, Brown Bed, Green Bed, Red Bed, Black Bed, Shield, Birch Boat, Birch Sign, Loom, Barrel, Cartography Table, Fletching Table, Grindstone, Smithing Table, Beehive|
|Min / Max State IDs||17 - 17|