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:
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 Wood 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 wood is:
Birch Wood has a data value of 0. You will need to add this to commands, along with its legacy item ID (below), to spawn it.
The Birch Wood item can be spawned in Minecraft with the below command. Cheats must be enabled before this will work.
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.
|Legacy Item ID (1.12.2 and Below)||minecraft:birch_bark|
|Max Stack Size||64|
|Recipes Used In||Birch Planks|
|Min / Max State IDs||114 - 116|
| ||3x Birch Wood|
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 ?|| |