Minecraft Crafting

Welcome to the unofficial crafting guide for the Minecraft Computer Game on Mac, PC, and XBox! This page will show you how to make all of the item's in Mojang's popular video game:

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Basic

Name:Wooden Planks
Ingredients:Wood
Description:Main material for building. Get it by punching trees!
Name:Sticks
Ingredients:Wooden Planks
Description:Mill the wood, then you can use it for arrows, torches, tools, signs, weapons and more
Name:Torches
Ingredients:Coal and Stick
Description:The torch creates light, keeps away mobs at night, and can melt snow and ice.
Name:Workbench
Ingredients:Wooden Planks
Description:This is the main area for crafting items. Right click it for the 3x3 crafting grid.
Name:Chest
Ingredients:Wooden Planks
Description:Store items and blocks in here.
Name:Furnace
Ingredients:Cobblestone
Description:This material is used in basic tools, and lets you smelt.
Name:Ladders
Ingredients:Sticks
Description:Allows the player to climb vertically.
Name:Fence
Ingredients:Sticks
Description:Creates a barrier that mobs and you cannot jump over.
Name:Boat
Ingredients:Wooden Planks
Description:You can use the boat to travel over water.
Name:Wooden Slabs
Ingredients:Wooden Planks
Description:About half the size of a block, to make a gradual slope you do not have to jump over
Name:Stone slabs
Ingredients:Stone or Brick or Stone Brick or Sandstone or Cobblestone or Nether Brick or Quartz
Description:About half the size of a block, to make a gradual slope you do not have to jump over
Name:Sign
Ingredients:Wooden Planks and Stick
Description:Used to display short messages.
Name:Doors
Ingredients:Wooden Planks or Iron Ingots
Description:Wooden doors are opened by clicking or by using a redstone circuit. The only way to open Iron doors is with a redstone circuit.

Blocks

Name:Glowstone
Ingredients:Glowstone Dust
Description:A bright source of light, collected in the nether word. It can be used under water.
Name:Snow Block
Ingredients:Snowballs
Description:A building material made of snow.
Name:Stonebrick
Ingredients:Stone
Description:A building material.
Name:Brick
Ingredients:Clay Bricks
Description:A strong building material made from firing clay.
Name:Sandstone
Ingredients:Sand
Description:A building material.
Name:Smooth Sandstone
Ingredients:Sandstone Block
Description:A building material.
Name:Decorative Sandstone
Ingredients:Sandstone Slabs
Description:A building material.
Name:Gold Block
Ingredients:Gold Ingots
Description:A way to store gold ingots.
Name:Diamond Block
Ingredients:Diamonds
Description:A way to store diamonds
Name:Iron Block
Ingredients:Iron Ingots
Description:A way to store iron ingots.
Name:Lapis Lazuli Block
Ingredients:Lapis Lazuli Dye
Description:A way to store Lapis Lazuli dye.
Name:Emerald Block
Ingredients:Emeralds
Description:A way to store emeralds.
Name:Coal Block
Ingredients:Coal
Description:A way to store coal.
Name:Wool Block
Ingredients:String
Description:Used to create items. It can be colored with dye.
Name:Bookshelf
Ingredients:Wooden Planks and Books
Description:A decorative block.
Name:Note Block
Ingredients:Wooden Planks and Redstone
Description:Plays a musical note when you click it.
Name:Clay Block
Ingredients:Clay
Description:A way to store clay.
Name:Jack-O Lantern
Ingredients:Pumpkin and Torch
Description:A light source.
Name:TNT
Ingredients:Gunpowder and Sand
Description:A blomb that explores and clears out a small area of blocks.
Name:Wooden Stairs
Ingredients:Wooden Planks
Description:Compact staircases, so you do not have to jump.
Name:Stone Stairs
Ingredients:Cobblestone or Sandstone or Brick or Stone Brick or Nether Brick or Quartz
Description:Compact staircases, so you do not have to jump.
Name:Cobblestone Wall
Ingredients:Cobblestone or Moss Stone
Description:A decorative block that functions similarly to a fence.
Name:Block of Redstone
Ingredients:Redstone
Description:Used in redstone circuits.
Name:Nether Brick
Ingredients:Nether Brick (Item)
Description:A building material.
Name:Block of Quartz
Ingredients:Nether Quartz
Description:A building material.
Name:Chiseled Quartz Block
Ingredients:Quartz Slabs
Description:A building material.
Name:Pillar Quartz Block
Ingredients:Block of Quartz
Description:A building material.
Name:Hay Bale
Ingredients:Wheat
Description:Used as food for horses.
Name:Stained Clay
Ingredients:Hardened Clay and Dye
Description:A building material.

Mechanism

Name:Pressure Plates
Ingredients:Wooden Planks or Stone
Description:Triggers a redstone signal wen stepped on by a mob or player.
Name:Lever
Ingredients:Stick and Cobblestone
Description:A switch that activates or deactivates a redstone signal.
Name:Buttons
Ingredients:Stone or Wooden Plank
Description:When pressed, a button triggers a short redstone signal.
Name:Trapdoor
Ingredients:Wooden Planks
Description:A horizontal door that is triggered by redstone.
Name:Piston
Ingredients:Wooden Planks and Cobblestone and Iron Ingot and Redstone
Description:When triggered, it pushes a block forward.
Name:Sticky Piston
Ingredients:Piston and Slime Ball
Description:When triggered, it pushes a block forward, and pulls a block back when released.
Name:Fence Gate
Ingredients:Wooden Planks and Sticks
Description:A part of the fence that can be opened like a door.
Name:Redstone Repeater
Ingredients:Stone and Redstone Torch and Redstone
Description:Used in advanced redstone circuits (as a repeater, diode or delayer)
Name:Dispenser
Ingredients:Cobblestone and Bow and Redstone
Description:Stores items and shoots them when activated.
Name:Jukebox
Ingredients:Wooden Planks and Diamond
Description:Plays musical discs when activated.
Name:Minecart
Ingredients:Iron Ingots
Description:Used to travel quickly across railway tracks.
Name:Powered Minecart
Ingredients:Minecart and Furnace
Description:Pushes minecarts across rail tracks, using fuel to keep it moving.
Name:Storage Minecart
Ingredients:Minecart and Chest
Description:A minecart that carries items and blocks.
Name:Track
Ingredients:Iron Ingots and Stick
Description:Minecarts travel on this.
Name:Powered Rail
Ingredients:Gold Ingots and Stick and Redstone
Description:When powered, it is used to speed up minecarts.
Name:Detector Rail
Ingredients:Iron Ingots and Stone Pressure Plate and Redstone
Description:When a minecart passes over this block, it triggers a redstone signal.
Name:Redstone Torch
Ingredients:Stick and Redstone
Description:Creates a permanent redstone signal.
Name:Redstone Lamp
Ingredients:Redstone and Glowstone Block
Description:A light source that is powered by redstone.
Name:Tripwire Hook
Ingredients:Iron Ingot and Stick and Wooden Plank
Description:Activates a redstone circuit when triggered.
Name:Activator Rail
Ingredients:Iron Ingots and Sticks and Redstone Torch
Description:Triggers minecarts with TNT or hoppers.
Name:Daylight Sensor
Ingredients:Glass and Nether Quartz and Wooden Slabs
Description:During daylight, this activates a redstone circuit.
Name:Dropper
Ingredients:Cobblestone and Redstone
Description:When activated, this releases items.
Name:Hopper
Ingredients:Iron Ingots and Chest
Description:When activated, the hopper moves items out of and into containers.
Name:Minecart with Hopper
Ingredients:Hopper and Minecart
Description:A minecart that functions as a hopper.
Name:Minecart with TNT
Ingredients:TNT and Minecart
Description:An explosive minecart that detonates on an activator rail.
Name:Redstone Comparator
Ingredients:Redstone Torches and Stone and Nether Quartz
Description:Another component in advanced redstone circuitry.
Name:Trapped Chest
Ingredients:Chest and Tripwire Hook
Description:A trick chest that activates a redstone circuit when opened.
Name:Weighted Pressure Plates
Ingredients:Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots
Description:A special pressure plate only activated by items.

Other

Name:Bed
Ingredients:Wooden Planks and Wool
Description:Sleep on this to skip through nights, and reset your spawn point to this location.
Name:Painting
Ingredients:Sticks and Wool
Description:A decorative block.
Name:Paper
Ingredients:Sugar Cane
Description:Part of the recipe for maps and books.
Name:Book
Ingredients:Paper
Description:Part of the recipe for bookshelf and writing (books and quills).
Name:Book and Quill
Ingredients:Book and Feather and Ink Sac
Description:Used for writing (can be edited)
Name:Iron Bars
Ingredients:Iron Ingots
Description:Similar to fences, but 1 block high (instead of 1.5).
Name:Glass Panes
Ingredients:Glass Blocks
Description:A decorative block that allows sun to pass through it.
Name:Map
Ingredients:Paper and Compass
Description:As you travel, the map will fill in with the terrain around you.
Name:Nether Brick Fence
Ingredients:Nether Brick
Description:A fence made out of nether brick.
Name:Gold Ingot
Ingredients:Gold Nugget
Description:Used in many recipes that require gold.
Name:Eye of Ender
Ingredients:Ender Pearl and Blaze Powder
Description:Used to find strongholds.
Name:Enchantment Table
Ingredients:Book, Diamond and Obsidian
Description:A special crafting table used to enchant tools.
Name:Fire Charge
Ingredients:Blaze Powder and Coal and Gunpowder
Description:Used to create fire (can be shot from dispensers).
Name:Ender Chest
Ingredients:Obsidian and Eye of Ender
Description:A special storage chest that can be accessed from multiple locations.
Name:Beacon
Ingredients:Glass and Obsidian and Nether Star
Description:A special landmark that emits a beam, and is activated when placed on a pyramid of emerald, gold, dimond, or iron.
Name:Anvil
Ingredients:Iron Block and Iron Ingot
Description:A special crafting table that repairs items or combine enchantments.
Name:Flower Pot
Ingredients:Bricks
Description:A decorative block.
Name:Item Frame
Ingredients:Sticks and Leather
Description:Displays items on walls.
Name:Carrot on a Stick
Ingredients:Fishing Rod and Carrot
Description:Used to steer pigs with saddles.
Name:Firework Rocket
Ingredients:Gunpowder and Paper and Firework Star
Description:Can be launched into the sky (more gunpowder will launch the item higher)
Name:Firework Star
Ingredients:Gunpowder and Dye and an extra ingredient (optional)
Description:Determines the color and special effects of the wirework
Name:Lead
Ingredients:String and Slimeball
Description:Used as a leash on mobs.
Name:Carpets
Ingredients:Wool
Description:A decorative block.

Basic Recipes

Name & Ingredients Image Description
Wooden Planks
Wood
Main material for building. Get it by punching trees!
Sticks
Wooden Planks
Mill the wood, then you can use it for arrows, torches, tools, signs, weapons and more
Torches
Coal and Stick
The torch creates light, keeps away mobs at night, and can melt snow and ice.
Workbench
Wooden Planks
This is the main area for crafting items. Right click it for the 3x3 crafting grid.
Chest
Wooden Planks
Store items and blocks in here.
Furnace
Cobblestone
This material is used in basic tools, and lets you smelt.
Ladders
Sticks
Allows the player to climb vertically.
Fence
Sticks
Creates a barrier that mobs and you cannot jump over.
Boat
Wooden Planks
You can use the boat to travel over water.
Wooden Slabs
Wooden Planks
About half the size of a block, to make a gradual slope you do not have to jump over
Stone slabs
Stone or Brick or Stone Brick or Sandstone or Cobblestone or Nether Brick or Quartz
About half the size of a block, to make a gradual slope you do not have to jump over
Sign
Wooden Planks and Stick
Used to display short messages.
Doors
Wooden Planks or Iron Ingots
Wooden doors are opened by clicking or by using a redstone circuit. The only way to open Iron doors is with a redstone circuit.

Tool Recipes

Name & Ingredients Image Description
Pickaxes
Sticks and Wooden Planks or Cobblestone or Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots or Diamonds
This tool is used to mine blocks in Minecraft. They can be enchanted!
Shovels
Sticks and Wooden Planks or Cobblestone or Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots or Diamonds
Shovels making digging dirt, sand, gravel, gross and snow much quicker.
Axes
Sticks and Wooden Planks or Cobblestone or Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots or Diamonds
Axes make chopping wood much quicker.
Hoes
Sticks and Wooden Planks or Cobblestone or Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots or Diamonds
Use hoes to till land before planting crops.
Fishing Rod
Sticks and Strings
Catch fish with the fishing rod.
Flint and Steel
Iron Ingot and Flint
Used to create fire.
Compass
Iron Ingots and Redstone
The compass points in the direction of your spawn point.
Shears
Iron Ingots
Sheer sheep (collect wool) and trim leaves from trees.
Bucket
Iron Ingots
Use the bucket to carry water, milk, and lava.
Clock
Gold Ingots and Redstone
The clock shows the position of the sun and the moon.

Block Recipes

Name & Ingredients Image Description
Glowstone
Glowstone Dust
A bright source of light, collected in the nether word. It can be used under water.
Snow Block
Snowballs
A building material made of snow.
Stonebrick
Stone
A building material.
Brick
Clay Bricks
A strong building material made from firing clay.
Sandstone
Sand
A building material.
Smooth Sandstone
Sandstone Block
A building material.
Decorative Sandstone
Sandstone Slabs
A building material.
Gold Block
Gold Ingots
A way to store gold ingots.
Diamond Block
Diamonds
A way to store diamonds
Iron Block
Iron Ingots
A way to store iron ingots.
Lapis Lazuli Block
Lapis Lazuli Dye
A way to store Lapis Lazuli dye.
Emerald Block
Emeralds
A way to store emeralds.
Coal Block
Coal
A way to store coal.
Wool Block
String
Used to create items. It can be colored with dye.
Bookshelf
Wooden Planks and Books
A decorative block.
Note Block
Wooden Planks and Redstone
Plays a musical note when you click it.
Clay Block
Clay
A way to store clay.
Jack-O Lantern
Pumpkin and Torch
A light source.
TNT
Gunpowder and Sand
A blomb that explores and clears out a small area of blocks.
Wooden Stairs
Wooden Planks
Compact staircases, so you do not have to jump.
Stone Stairs
Cobblestone or Sandstone or Brick or Stone Brick or Nether Brick or Quartz
Compact staircases, so you do not have to jump.
Cobblestone Wall
Cobblestone or Moss Stone
A decorative block that functions similarly to a fence.
Block of Redstone
Redstone
Used in redstone circuits.
Nether Brick
Nether Brick (Item)
A building material.
Block of Quartz
Nether Quartz
A building material.
Chiseled Quartz Block
Quartz Slabs
A building material.
Pillar Quartz Block
Block of Quartz
A building material.
Hay Bale
Wheat
Used as food for horses.
Stained Clay
Hardened Clay and Dye
A building material.

Mechanism Recipes

Name & Ingredients Image Description
Pressure Plates
Wooden Planks or Stone
Triggers a redstone signal wen stepped on by a mob or player.
Lever
Stick and Cobblestone
A switch that activates or deactivates a redstone signal.
Buttons
Stone or Wooden Plank
When pressed, a button triggers a short redstone signal.
Trapdoor
Wooden Planks
A horizontal door that is triggered by redstone.
Piston
Wooden Planks and Cobblestone and Iron Ingot and Redstone
When triggered, it pushes a block forward.
Sticky Piston
Piston and Slime Ball
When triggered, it pushes a block forward, and pulls a block back when released.
Fence Gate
Wooden Planks and Sticks
A part of the fence that can be opened like a door.
Redstone Repeater
Stone and Redstone Torch and Redstone
Used in advanced redstone circuits (as a repeater, diode or delayer)
Dispenser
Cobblestone and Bow and Redstone
Stores items and shoots them when activated.
Jukebox
Wooden Planks and Diamond
Plays musical discs when activated.
Minecart
Iron Ingots
Used to travel quickly across railway tracks.
Powered Minecart
Minecart and Furnace
Pushes minecarts across rail tracks, using fuel to keep it moving.
Storage Minecart
Minecart and Chest
A minecart that carries items and blocks.
Track
Iron Ingots and Stick
Minecarts travel on this.
Powered Rail
Gold Ingots and Stick and Redstone
When powered, it is used to speed up minecarts.
Detector Rail
Iron Ingots and Stone Pressure Plate and Redstone
When a minecart passes over this block, it triggers a redstone signal.
Redstone Torch
Stick and Redstone
Creates a permanent redstone signal.
Redstone Lamp
Redstone and Glowstone Block
A light source that is powered by redstone.
Tripwire Hook
Iron Ingot and Stick and Wooden Plank
Activates a redstone circuit when triggered.
Activator Rail
Iron Ingots and Sticks and Redstone Torch
Triggers minecarts with TNT or hoppers.
Daylight Sensor
Glass and Nether Quartz and Wooden Slabs
During daylight, this activates a redstone circuit.
Dropper
Cobblestone and Redstone
When activated, this releases items.
Hopper
Iron Ingots and Chest
When activated, the hopper moves items out of and into containers.
Minecart with Hopper
Hopper and Minecart
A minecart that functions as a hopper.
Minecart with TNT
TNT and Minecart
An explosive minecart that detonates on an activator rail.
Redstone Comparator
Redstone Torches and Stone and Nether Quartz
Another component in advanced redstone circuitry.
Trapped Chest
Chest and Tripwire Hook
A trick chest that activates a redstone circuit when opened.
Weighted Pressure Plates
Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots
A special pressure plate only activated by items.

Defence Recipes

Name & Ingredients Image Description
Helmet
Leather or Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots or Diamonds
Armour for the head. Provides 1.5 units of protection.
Chest plate
Leather or Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots or Diamonds
Armour for the chest. Provides 4 units of protection.
Leggings
Leather or Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots or Diamonds
Armour for the legs. Provides 3 units of protection.
Boots
Leather or Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots or Diamonds
Armour for the feet. Provides 1.5 units of protection.
Sword
Sticks and Wooden Planks or Cobblestone or Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots or Diamonds
A weapon used for attacking mobs.
Bow
String and Sticks
A weapon used for attacking mobs at a distance (requires arrows).
Arrow
Flint and Stick and Feather
Used as ammunition for bows.
Horse Armour
Wool and Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots or Diamonds
A special armour that protects horses.

Brewing Recipes

Name & Ingredients Image Description
Glass Bottle
Glass
An item used in brewing.
Cauldron
Iron Ingot
Used to fill bottles (up to three times). Fill with a water bucket.
Brewing Stand
Blaze Rod and Cobblestone
An item used in brewing.
Glistering Melon
Melon Slice and Gold Nugget
An ingredient used in potions.
Blaze Powder
Blaze Rod
An ingredient used in brewing.
Fermented Spider Eye
Spider Eye, Brown Mushroom and Sugar
An ingredient used in potions.
Magma Cream
Slimeball and Blaze Powder
An ingredient used in potions.

Food Recipes

Name & Ingredients Image Description
Cake
Milk Buckets and Sugar and Wheat and Egg
Heals 1.5 hunger points each use, four times (6 total points).
Bread
Wheat
Heals 2.5 hunger points.
Bowl
Wooden Planks
Holds Mushroom Stew.
Mushroom Stew
Bowl and Red Mushroom and Brown Mushroom
Heals 4 hunger points.
Golden Apple
Apple and Gold Nuggets
Heals 2 hunger points.
Enchanted Golden Apple
Apple and Gold Blocks
Heals 2 hunger points. Gives resistance to fire for 30 seconds, and restores 2 hunger points.
Pumpkin Seeds
Pumpkin
Grows when planted on farmland.
Melon Seeds
Melon Slice
Grows when planted on farmland.
Melon Block
Melon Slice
A piece of melon.
Sugar
Sugar Cane
An ingredient in cake.
Golden Carrot
Carrot and Gold Nuggets
Heals 3 hunger points, and is a brewing ingredient.
Pumpkin Pie
Pumpkin and Egg and Sugar
Heals 4 hunger points.

Other Recipes

Name & Ingredients Image Description
Bed
Wooden Planks and Wool
Sleep on this to skip through nights, and reset your spawn point to this location.
Painting
Sticks and Wool
A decorative block.
Paper
Sugar Cane
Part of the recipe for maps and books.
Book
Paper
Part of the recipe for bookshelf and writing (books and quills).
Book and Quill
Book and Feather and Ink Sac
Used for writing (can be edited)
Iron Bars
Iron Ingots
Similar to fences, but 1 block high (instead of 1.5).
Glass Panes
Glass Blocks
A decorative block that allows sun to pass through it.
Map
Paper and Compass
As you travel, the map will fill in with the terrain around you.
Nether Brick Fence
Nether Brick
A fence made out of nether brick.
Gold Ingot
Gold Nugget
Used in many recipes that require gold.
Eye of Ender
Ender Pearl and Blaze Powder
Used to find strongholds.
Enchantment Table
Book, Diamond and Obsidian
A special crafting table used to enchant tools.
Fire Charge
Blaze Powder and Coal and Gunpowder
Used to create fire (can be shot from dispensers).
Ender Chest
Obsidian and Eye of Ender
A special storage chest that can be accessed from multiple locations.
Beacon
Glass and Obsidian and Nether Star
A special landmark that emits a beam, and is activated when placed on a pyramid of emerald, gold, dimond, or iron.
Anvil
Iron Block and Iron Ingot
A special crafting table that repairs items or combine enchantments.
Flower Pot
Bricks
A decorative block.
Item Frame
Sticks and Leather
Displays items on walls.
Carrot on a Stick
Fishing Rod and Carrot
Used to steer pigs with saddles.
Firework Rocket
Gunpowder and Paper and Firework Star
Can be launched into the sky (more gunpowder will launch the item higher)
Firework Star
Gunpowder and Dye and an extra ingredient (optional)
Determines the color and special effects of the wirework
Lead
String and Slimeball
Used as a leash on mobs.
Carpets
Wool
A decorative block.

Dye Recipes

Name & Ingredients Image Description
Red Dye
Rose
Used to create red wool.
Yellow Dye
Dandelion
Used to create yellow wool.
Cyan Dye
Lapis Lazuli Dye and Cactus Green
Used to create cyan wool.
Pink Dye
Bone Meal and Rose Red
Used to create pink wool.
Purple Dye
Lapis Lazuli Dye and Rose Red
Used to create purple wool.
Magenta Dye
Purple Dye and Pink Dye
Used to create magenta wool.
Lime Dye
Cactus Green and Bone Meal
Used to create green wool.
Light Blue Dye
Lapis Lazuli Dye and Bone Meal
Used to create light blue wool.
Orange Dye
Rose Red and Dandelion Yellow
Used to create light orange wool.
Light Grey Dye
Bonemeal and Ink Sac
Used to create light grey wool.
Grey Dye
Bonemeal and Ink Sac
Used to create grey wool.
Bone Meal
Bone
Makes crops, trees, and tall grass grow instantly.

Wool Recipes

Name & Ingredients Image Description
Light Grey Wool
Wool and Light Grey Dye
Building material and decoration.
Pink Wool
Wool and Pink Dye
Building material and decoration.
Lime Wool
Wool and Lime Dye
Building material and decoration.
Red Wool
Wool and Red Dye
Building material and decoration.
Green Wool
Wool and Cactus Green
Building material and decoration.
Black Wool
Wool and Ink Sac
Building material and decoration.
Purple Wool
Wool and Purple Dye
Building material and decoration.
Blue Wool
Wool and Lapis Lazuli Dye
Building material and decoration.
Orange Wool
Wool and Orange Dye
Building material and decoration.
Brown Wool
Wool and Cocoa Beans
Building material and decoration.
Yellow Wool
Wool and Yellow Dye
Building material and decoration.
Cyan Wool
Wool and Cyan Dye
Building material and decoration.
Light Blue Wool
Wool and Light Blue Dye
Building material and decoration.
Magenta Wool
Wool and Magenta Dye
Building material and decoration.
Grey Wool
Wool and Grey Dye
Building material and decoration.

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