Birch Planks Item ID

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:

Birch Planks Spawn Command

The Birch Planks item can be spawned in Minecraft with the below command. Cheats must be enabled before this will work.

If you are running the Essentials plugin, you will need to run /minecraft:give instead of simply /give. This is because the Essentials /give command overrides Minecraft's built-in command.

Mining Tools

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.

Tool Speed
Golden Axe Golden Axe 0.25s
Diamond Axe Diamond Axe 0.38s
Iron Axe Iron Axe 0.5s
Stone Axe Stone Axe 0.75s
Wooden Axe Wooden Axe 1.5s

Birch Planks Information

Birch Planks

Wooden planks are an essential ingredient to many crafting recipes. They can be obtained by placing logs into the crafting table.

Item ID minecraft:birch_planks
Legacy Item ID (1.12.2 and Below) minecraft:planks
Numerical ID 5:2
Stackable Yes
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, Composter, Birch Sign, Loom, Barrel, Cartography Table, Fletching Table, Grindstone, Smithing Table
Hardness 2.0
Material Wood
Diggable Yes
Min / Max State IDs 17 - 17

Birch Planks Crafting Recipes

Ingredients Pattern Result
Birch Log
4x Birch Planks
Birch Wood
4x Birch Planks
Stripped Birch Log
4x Birch Planks
Stripped Birch Wood
4x Birch Planks