Minecraft Crafting, Ultimate Guide to Recipes

  • By Staff

  • October 17, 2010

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If you are playing Minecraft these days you got to know all the things you can create in this awesome sandbox multiplayer game. Minecraft provides a wide range of creative and useful recipes. Till now there are 96 recipes in Minecraft. All of them are characterized below along with their uses.

Minecraft Basic Recipes

Name Ingredients Screenshot Use
Lumber Log Used as building material and can crafted into many items
Stick Lumber CraftingSticksIO Used to craft torches, handles for tools, weapons, sign, and fences
Torche Stick + Coal CraftingTorchIO Used to lighten up dark places, melt snow and ice, and to keep away monsters
Workbench Wood Crafting_Workbench Used to create a larger 3×3 crafting grid
Furnace Cobble Stone CraftingFurnaceIO Used to smelt ores
Chest wood Minecraft Block Used to store items and blocks

Minecraft Block Recipes

Ore blocks Gold Ingot or Iron Ingot or Diamond Gems Useful for compact storage
TNT Blocks Gun Powder + Sand Explosives
Steps Cobblestone Used to make long (lengthy) stairs, step over another step makes a complete block
Stairs Wood Compact stairs
Snow Block Snow Balls Used to store snow or as a building material
Clay Block clay Building material
Brick clay bricks Building material
Jukebox wood + Diamond Gem Use to play records (records are collected after creepers with skeleton arrows)
Bookshelf Wood + Books

Minecraft Tools Recipes

Hoes Sticks + wood or
Cobblestone or Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots or Diamond Gems
Used to till dust, prepare land for crops, find seeds
Compass Iron Ingot + Redstone Dust Always points to spawn position
Pickaxe Sticks + Wood or Cobblestone or Iron Ingots or Diamond Gems or Gold Ingots Used to mine ores
Shovels Sticks + wood or Cobblestone or Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots or Diamond Gems Used to dig into the land faster than hands
Axes Sticks + wood or Cobblestone or Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots or Diamond Gems Used to chop wood related things faster than hands
Bucket Iron Ingots Used to hold/transport water, milk or lava
Flint and Steel Iron Ingot + Flint Used to create fire
Fishing Rod Sticks + Cloth No use Yet

Minecraft Weapons Recipes

Bows Sticks + cloth Used with arrows as weapon
Arrows stick + flint + Feather Ammo for bows
Swords Sticks + wood or Cobblestone or Iron Ingots or Gold Ingots or Diamond Gems Deals Mob with more damage than hands

Minecraft Armor Recipes

Helmet Leather or Diamond Gems or iron Ingots or gold ingots or cobblestone Head armor, gives 1.5 armor points.
Chestplates Leather or Diamond Gems or iron Ingots or gold ingots or cobblestone Chest armor, gives 4 armor points.
Leggings Leather or Diamond Gems or iron Ingots or gold ingots or cobblestone Leg armor, gives 3 armor points.
Boots Leather or Diamond Gems or iron Ingots or gold ingots or cobblestone Foot armor, gives 1.5 armor points.

Minecraft Food Recipes

Mushroom Stew Red Mushroom + Brown Mushroom + Bowl Heals 5 hearts. The ordering of the red and brown mushrooms does not matter.
Golden Apple Gold Blocks + Apple Heals all 10 hearts.
Bowl wood Used in mushroom stew
Bread wheat Heals 2.5 hearts.

Minecraft Mechanism Recipes

Pressure plates Wood orStone Used to send electrical signal when someone steps on it, wooden plates also activated when something is dropped onto it
Redstone Torch Stick + Redstone Dust Low level Lightning, sends constant electrical signal
Lever Stick + cobblestone Used to send an electrical charge by being turned on or off. Stays in on or off state until clicked
Stone Button Stone Used to send an electrical charge by being pressed. Stays activated for approximately 1 second before shutting off again
Doors Wood or Iron Ingots Doors are opened closed by right clicking or by electrical signals, iron doors are only activated by electrical signals

Minecraft Transportation Recipes

Boat wood Used to travel in water more quickly than swimming
Minecart Iron ingots Used to transport the player along minecart tracks
Powered minecart Furnace + Minecart Used to push other minecarts along minecarts tracks using fuel (train engine)
Storage minecart Chest + Minecart Used in transporting goods
Minecart tracks Stick + Iron ingots Used for minecarts

Minecraft Other Recipes

Painting Sticks + cloth block Decoration
Ladder Sticks Used to climb vertically
Fence Sticks Used as a barrier that cannot be jumped over. It counts as 1½ block high for mobs/players, but only 1 for other blocks
Paper Reeds Used to create Book
Book Papers Used to create Bookshelf
Sign Board wood + stick Shows text entered by user
Ore ore blocks Retreiving ore from ore blocks

If you find anything that’s missing from the guide, comment and we will update the guide with it.

Source. Minecraft Wiki

By Staff

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    • Nyla0506

      The one that popularmmos have

    • aivaras

      wheres the gate recipe

    • troy

      wat is bedrock…?

    • kyle

      down at layer 14 or 12 and lower and will be in groups of 5 down to 1

    • http://facebook.com jaspher

      no saddle recipe

    • chris

      they forgot doors lol ok here iron door you put sic going you put 6 iron or wooden planks going up so there is iron and iron doors are locked so you need redstone and a button or lever and you can break the door and you also can make wooden doors simple you just give it one right click on the door and there

    • Yad day

      What do you use cactuses and pumpkins for?

      • Someguy

        Cactuses don’t have a use but for traps, pumpkins can be worn (lowers sight level and gives no armor bonus) or turned into a jak-o-lantuern(put pumpkin on 2 or 3 row, then put a torch under it( used to make light)).

        • that dude

          if you smelt cactus, you get cactus green dye

    • john

      please help some1

    • john

      im stuck realy deep underground and theres these blocks that look like coal but have darker spots and i cant mine them with a cobblestone iron or golden pickaxe idk wat to do cuz i cant get daimond cuz those blocks r in the way

      • you’re retarded

        that’s bedrock, you can’t mine that

    • thatguy

      Pretty sure u can only get it from actually KILLING a creeper, not just letting it explode.

    • halliday474

      how do you make gunpowder

      • king96

        Kill creepers without getting blown up.

    • eli

      where is diamond most likely to be found.

      • Jaden

        Probably deep underground

    • minemaster

      the person who made it allso forgot how to craft wool all you haft to do is put string in each of your sqwars in you 2 by 2 crafting table

    • dogrog2955

      What do i use that blue element for? not diamond it has a darker color of blue and it has different shape?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

      • Anonymous Joe

        Its called Lapis Lazuli and it is for dying wool or for making Lapis Lazuli blocks. =D

    • J

      what does charcoal do?

      • http://minecraft.net dogrog2955

        use it for torches and burning things its the same as coal.

    • logan

      your mising sandstone,sundial,sadle and the fishing rod is to cach fish and to real in thos ghost things in the nethers.

      • http://segmentnext.com Zawad Iftikhar

        This guide needs some heavenly update – Will be done within a week.

    • Kyle

      Add the recipes for the new update please

    • falkon

      det lyder fedt

    • john

      how do you make a record for a record player

      • logan

        you cant make them sceltons drop them some times

        • TheTomato

          No, creepers drop them if they are killed by a skeleton.

    • nk

      whats obsidian used for? cuz i can get ALOT i just havnt mined it yet, and i wanna know what its used for before i mine it

      • joh

        u use it to go to the nether

      • Tex430

        Obsidian is used to make portrals to the Nether.

      • minemaster

        you haft to mine it with a diamond pik

    • urmmissing…

      ur missing a sadle its leather like a helmet but!! you put iron in the middle and digonal to the right and left for a saddle ^^

      • Samiuel

        why would u need a sadle?

        • Eh,I dunno

          You need a sadle to complete the achivement when pigs fly or something like that,you just put the sadle on the pig inother words :P

    • Mike

      Thanks a TON for this! It really helps a lot!

    • SnoUweR

      I love Minecraft!

      • minemaster

        so do i