Birch Wood 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 wood in Minecraft is shown below:

Birch Wood Spawn Command

The Birch Wood 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 Wood 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 Wood Information

Birch Wood

Birch bark was added in Minecraft 1.13. Bark blocks are the same as regular logs, but have the same texture all over. Birch bark can be crafted by placing 4 birch logs in the crafting table in a 2x2 formation.

Item ID minecraft:birch_wood
Legacy Item ID (1.12.2 and Below) minecraft:birch_bark
Stackable Yes
Max Stack Size 64
Recipes Used In Birch Planks, Smoker, Campfire
Hardness 2.0
Material Wood
Diggable Yes
Min / Max State IDs 114 - 116

Birch Wood Crafting Recipes

Ingredients Pattern Result
Birch Log
Birch Log
Birch Log
Birch Log
3x Birch Wood

Birch Wood Block States

Block states are values assigned to a block that changes its state. For example, many blocks have a "direction" block state which can be used to change the direction a block faces.

Find a table of all blockstates for the Birch Wood block below.

Block State Name Type Values
axis enum ?
  • X
  • Y
  • Z