Minecraft Crafting

Minecraft Crafting Guide

Crafting in Minecraft is the method by which the majority of items, blocks and tools are created. To craft an item move the ingredients from your inventory into the crafting grid and place them in the order representing the item you wish to craft. The 2x2 crafting grid is contained within the inventory screen and the 3x3 grid can be accessed from a crafting table. Select a category from the menu above or scroll down to view the recipes.

Basic Recipes

Name Ingredients Image Description
Wooden Planks Wood Craft Wooden Planks Basic building material.
Sticks Wooden Planks Craft Sticks

Used to craft torches, arrows, fences, signs, tools and weapons.

Torches Coal & Stick Craft Torches Torches provide light and also melt ice and snow.
Crafting Table Wooden Planks Opens a 3x3 crafting grid when right clicked.
Furnace Cobblestone Craft Furnace Allows the player to smelt.
Chest Wooden Planks Craft Chest Used to store blocks and items.
Ladders Sticks Craft Ladders Allows the player to climb vertically.
Fence Sticks Barrier that cannot be jumped over.
Boat Wooden Planks Used to travel in water.
Wooden Slabs Wooden Planks Used to create gradual slopes.
Stone Slabs

Stone or Brick or Stone Brick or Sandstone or Cobblestone or Nether Brick or Quartz

Used to create gradual slopes.
Sign Wooden Planks & Stick Shows text.
Doors Wooden Planks or Iron Ingots Wooden doors can be opened by clicking or redstone power. Iron doors can only be opened by redstone power.

Block Recipes

Name Ingredients Image Description
Glowstone Glowstone Dust Bright light source that can be used underwater.
Snow Block Snowballs Craft Snow Block Store of snow and building material.
TNT Gunpowder & Sand Craft TNT Creates explosions.
Clay Block Clay Craft Clay Store of clay and building material.
Brick Block Clay Bricks Craft Brickblock Strong building material.
Bookshelf Wooden Planks & Books Craft Bookshelf Decoration.
Sandstone Block Sand Building material.
Smooth Sandstone Sandstone Block Building material.
Decorative Sandstone Sandstone Slabs Building material.
Note Block Wooden Planks & Redstone Plays a note when left clicked.
Jack-O Lantern Pumpkin & Torch Craft Jacko Light source.
Lapis Lazuli Block Lapis Lazuli Dye Lapiz Lazuli Block Store of Lapis Lazuli Dye.
Diamond Block Diamonds Craft Diamond Block Store of Diamonds.
Gold Block Gold Ingots Craft Gold Block Store of Gold Ingots.
Iron Block Iron Ingots Craft IronBlock Store of Iron Ingots.
Emerald Block Emeralds Store of Emeralds.
Coal Block Coal Store of Coal.
Stone Brick Stone Building material.
Wooden Stairs Wooden Planks Used for staircases.
Stone Stairs Cobblestone or Sandstone or Brick or Stone Brick or Nether Brick or Quartz Used for staircases.
Cobblestone Wall Cobblestone or Moss Stone Decorative block that acts in a similar way to fences.
Block of Redstone Redstone Redstone power source.
Nether Brick Nether Brick (Item) Building material.
Block of Quartz Nether Quartz Building material.
Chiseled Quartz Block Quartz Slabs Building material.
Pillar Quartz Block Block of Quartz Building material.
Stained Clay Hardened Clay & Dye Building material.
Hay Bale Wheat Decorative block and food for horses.

Tool Recipes

Name Ingredients Image Description
Pickaxes Sticks & Wooden Planks or Cobblestone or Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots or Diamonds Used to mine stone blocks and ores.
Axes Sticks & Wooden Planks or Cobblestone or Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots or Diamonds Used to chop wood blocks faster than by hand.
Shovels Sticks & Wooden Planks or Cobblestone or Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots or Diamonds Used to dig sand, gravel, dirt, grass and snow faster than by hand.
Hoes Sticks & Wooden Planks or Cobblestone or Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots or Diamonds Used to till dirt blocks in preparation for growing crops.
Fishing Rod Sticks & String Used to catch fish.
Flint & Steel Iron Ingot & Flint Creates fire.
Compass Iron Ingots & Redstone Points to the spawn point.
Clock Gold Ingots & Redstone Displays the time relative to the positions of the sun and moon.
Bucket Iron Ingots Used to transport water, lava and milk.
Shears Iron Ingots Used to collect wool from sheep and leaves from trees.

Defence Recipes

Name Ingredients Image Description
Helmet Leather or Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots or Diamonds Head armor. Provides 1.5 protection points.
Chestplate Leather or Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots or Diamonds Chest armor. Provides 4 protection points.
Leggings Leather or Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots or Diamonds Leg armor. Provides 3 protection points.
Boots Leather or Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots or Diamonds Foot armor. Provides 1.5 protection points.
Sword Sticks & Wooden Planks or Cobblestone or Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots or Diamonds Deals more damage to mobs than by hand.
Bow String & Sticks Used to shoot arrows.
Arrow Flint & Stick & Feather Ammunition for bows.
Horse Armour Wool & Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots or Diamonds Special type of armour worn by horses.

Mechanism Recipes

Name Ingredients Image Description
Pressure Plates Wooden Planks or Stone Send a redstone signal when stepped on by a player or mob.
Trapdoor Wooden Planks Horizontal door activated by clicking or redstone.
Fence Gate Wooden Planks & Sticks Used as a gate that can be opened like a door.
Button Stone or Wooden Plank Sends a short redstone signal when pressed.
Lever Stick & Cobblestone Sends a redstone signal that can be turned on and off.
Redstone Repeater Stone & Redstone Torch & Redstone Used as a repeater, diode or delayer in redstone circuits.
Redstone Torch Stick & Redstone Constantly sends a redstone signal.
Jukebox Wooden Planks & Diamond Used to play music discs.
Dispenser Cobblestone & Bow & Redstone Holds and shoots out items when powered.
Piston Wooden Planks & Cobblestone & Iron Ingot & Redstone Pushes blocks.
Sticky Piston Piston & Slime Ball Pushes blocks and pulls back the touching block.
Minecart Iron Ingots Used to travel along Rail.
Powered Minecart Minecart & Furnace Pushes other minecarts along track using fuel.
Storage Minecart Minecart & Chest Used to transport blocks and items along track.
Rail Iron Ingots & Stick Guide for Minecarts.
Powered Rail Gold Ingots & Stick & Redstone Speeds up Minecarts when powered.
Detector Rail Iron Ingots & Stone Pressure Plate & Redstone Sends a redstone signal when crossed by a Minecart.
Redstone Lamp Redstone & Glowstone Block Light source when powered by redstone.
Tripwire Hook Iron Ingot & Stick & Wooden Plank Used to create a tripwire that activates a redstone signal.
Activator Rail Iron Ingots & Sticks & Redstone Torch Used to activate TNT minecarts and minecarts with hoppers.
Daylight Sensor Glass & Nether Quartz & Wooden Slabs Emits a redstone signal during daylight.
Dropper Cobblestone & Redstone Drops items (similar to a dispenser) when powered.
Hopper Iron Ingots & Chest Moves items into and out of chests, dispensers and other blocks that can hold items.
Minecart with Hopper Hopper & Minecart Minecart that functions in the same way as a hopper.
Minecart with TNT TNT & Minecart Minecart that explodes when triggered by activator rail or when hit.
Redstone Comparator Redstone Torches & Stone & Nether Quartz Block used in redstone circuitry.
Trapped Chest Chest & Tripwire Hook Chest that emits a redstone signal when opened.
Weighted Pressure Plates Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots Similar to regular pressure plates, but can only be activated by items. The number of items determines the signal strength.

Food Recipes

Name Ingredients Image Description
Bowl Wooden Planks Holds Mushroom Stew.
Mushroom Stew Bowl & Red Mushroom & Brown Mushroom Restores 4 hunger points.
Bread Wheat Restores 2.5 hunger points.
Golden Apple Apple & Gold Nuggets Restores 2 hunger points.
Enchanted Golden Apple Apple & Gold Blocks Restores 2 hunger points. Also gives resistance and fire resistance for 30 seconds.
Sugar Sugar Cane Used to create Cake.
Cake Milk Buckets & Sugar & Wheat & Egg Heals 1.5 hunger points per use for a total of 6 uses.
Cookies Wheat & Cocoa Beans Restores 1 hunger point.
Melon Block Melon Slice Method for storing melon slices.
Melon Seeds Melon Slice Can be planted on farmland.
Pumpkin Seeds Pumpkin Can be planted on farmland.
Golden Carrot Carrot & Gold Nuggets Used as a brewing ingredient and restores 3 hunger points.
Pumpkin Pie Pumpkin & Egg & Sugar Restores 4 hunger points.

Other Recipes

Name Ingredients Image Description
Bed Wooden Planks & Wool Used to forward time to day during nights.
Painting Sticks & Wool Decoration.
Paper Sugar Cane Used to create maps and books.
Book Paper Used to create bookshelfs and book & quills.
Book and Quill Book & Feather & Ink Sac Can be written in and edited.
Map Paper & Compass Creates an image of explored parts of the world.
Glass Panes Glass Blocks or Stained Glass Blocks Panes of glass similar to fences.
Iron Bars Iron Ingots Similar properties to fences however only 1 block high.
Gold Ingot Gold Nugget Used to craft a number of other items.
Nether Brick Fence Nether Brick Similar to normal fences but made out of nether brick.
Eye of Ender Ender Pearl & Blaze Powder Can be used to locate strongholds.
Enchantment Table Book, Diamond & Obsidian. Used to enchant tools.
Fire Charge Blaze Powder & Coal & Gunpowder Creates fire and can be shot out of dispensers.
Ender Chest Obsidian & Eye of Ender Used for storage. All Ender Chests in a world access the same storage.
Beacon Glass & Obsidian & Nether Star Emits light beam and provides temporary player buffs when placed on a pyramid made of emerald, diamond, gold or iron blocks.
Anvil Iron Block & Iron Ingot Used to repair items and combine enchantments.
Flower Pot Bricks Decorative block.
Item Frame Sticks & Leather Used to display items and blocks on walls.
Carrot on a Stick Fishing Rod & Carrot Can be used to control saddled pigs.
Firework Rocket Gunpowder & Paper & Firework Star Items that can be launched into the sky. The more gunpowder added the higher the rocket will fly.
Firework Star Gunpowder & Dye & an extra ingredient (optional) The dye determines the colour of the firework and the extra ingredient determines the special effect.
Lead String & Slimeball Used to leash mobs.
Carpets Wool Thin block that can be used as a decoration.
Stained Glass Glass Blocks & Dye Used as a decoration and building material.

Dye Recipes

Name Ingredients Image Description
Bone Meal Bone Can be used to make crops, trees and tall grass grow instantly.
Light Gray Dye Bonemeal & Ink Sac or Gray Dye & Bonemeal or Azure Bluet Used as a dye to create Light Gray Wool.
Gray Dye Bonemeal & Ink Sac Used as a dye to create Gray Wool.
Rose Red Red Tulip or Rose Bush Used as a dye to create Red Wool.
Orange Dye Rose Red & Dandelion Yellow or Orange Tulip Used as a dye to create Orange Wool.
Dandelion Yellow Dandelion or Sunflower Used as a dye to create Yellow Wool.
Lime Dye Cactus Green & Bone Meal Used as a dye to create Green Wool.
Light Blue Dye Lapis Lazuli Dye & Bone Meal or Blue Orchid Used as a dye to create Light Blue Wool.
Cyan Dye Lapis Lazuli Dye & Cactus Green Used as a dye to create Cyan Wool.
Purple Dye Lapis Lazuli Dye & Rose Red Used as a dye to create Purple Wool.
Magenta Dye Purple Dye & Pink Dye or Allium or Lilac Used as a dye to create Magenta Wool.
Pink Dye Bone Meal & Rose Red or Peony or Pink Tulip Used as a dye to create Pink Wool.

Wool Recipes

Name Ingredients Image Description
Wool String Building material that can also be coloured with dyes.
Light Gray Wool Wool & Light Gray Dye Building material and decoration.
Gray Wool Wool & Gray Dye Building material and decoration.
Black Wool Wool & Ink Sac Building material and decoration.
Red Wool Wool & Rose Red Building material and decoration.
Orange Wool Wool & Orange Dye Building material and decoration.
Yellow Wool Wool & Dandelion Yellow Building material and decoration.
Lime Wool Wool & Lime Dye Building material and decoration.
Green Wool Wool & Cactus Green Building material and decoration.
Light Blue Wool Wool & Light Blue Dye Building material and decoration.
Cyan Wool Wool & Cyan Dye Building material and decoration.
Blue Wool Wool & Lapis Lazuli Dye Building material and decoration.
Purple Wool Wool & Purple Dye Building material and decoration.
Magenta Wool Wool & Magenta Dye Building material and decoration.
Pink Wool Wool & Pink Dye Building material and decoration.
Brown Wool Wool & Cocoa Beans Building material and decoration.

Brewing Recipes

Name Ingredients Image Description
Glass Bottle Glass Used in brewing.
Cauldron Iron Ingot Storage of water for Glass Bottles.
Brewing Stand Blaze Rod & Cobblestone Used in brewing.
Blaze Powder Blaze Rod Used to craft an Eye of Ender and Magma Cream.
Magma Cream Slimeball & Blaze Powder Used in potions.
Fermented Spider Eye Spider Eye, Brown Mushroom & Sugar Used in potions.
Glistering Melon Melon Slice & Gold Nugget Used in potions.

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