How To Make A Furnace In Minecraft

In this tutorial you will learn how to make a furnace in Minecraft.

A Minecraft furnace is used to melt blocks and items into other blocks or items.

Available Platforms

Edition Platform Available
Java Edition Windows, Mac & Linux PC’s Yes
Bedrock Edition Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Windows 10 PC’s Yes
Education Edition Mac, iOs 12, Windows 10 PC’s Yes
PlayStation Edition PS3, PS4 Yes

Items Needed To Make A Furnace

  • 8 cobblestone

Steps To Make A Furnace

1. Open Your Crafting Menu

First, let’s open your creation menu in Minecraft. You should see the same grid as in the image below.

How To Make A Furnace In Minecraft

2. Add The Cobblestone To The Menu

In the craft menu, add all 8 pavers to the grid. You need to add the paver to the grid exactly as shown in the picture below.

To make a kiln, place 3 pavers in the first row, 2 pavers in the second row (leave the middle box empty), and finally place 3 pavers in the third row. This is the Minecraft oven recipe.

How To Make A Furnace In Minecraft

Now that you’ve added the paver to the grid as described above, you’ll notice an oven appear in the box on the right.

3. Move The Furnace To Your Inventory

Finally, you need to drag the oven to your inventory to use it.

How To Make A Furnace In Minecraft

That is! You now have an oven. A Minecraft furnace is used to melt one block or item into another block or item. You can also use a kiln to make a smoker, blast furnace, and kiln wagon.

How To Make A Furnace In Minecraft

Minecraft Furnace Command

You can also use a Give statement to create ovens in Minecraft. The oven command is available in the following editions:

  • Java edition
  • Pocket edition
  • Xbox One
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Windows 10 Edition
  • Educational Edition

To run the oven command in Minecraft, open your chat window and enter the command below depending on the version you have.

Java Edition 1.13 and higher

/give @p furnace 1

PE, Xbox One, Switch, Win 10, Education Edition

/give @p furnace 1 0

FAQ’s About How To Make A Furnace In Minecraft 

1. How do you make a furnace in survival?

To craft a furnace, place 8 granite or cobblestone blocks around the crafting table, leaving a empty slot in the middle. You will get one furnace.

2. How do you light a furnace in Minecraft creative mode?

Move the item you wish to smelt or cook into the top box. Cobblestone iron ore, gold ore, sand, clay and even fish and pork will work. When you have both fuel and something that can be smelted or cooked, the furnace will light automatically. It will continue working even if you walk away.

3. How do you fuel a blast furnace in Minecraft?

To use the blast furnace you’ll need to place the item and fuel onto the blast furnace to change the state to ‘lit’. The item on the blast furnace will be smelted twice as fast a regular furnace, but fuel used on the blast furnace will also be used at double the rate.

4. How do you build a blast furnace in Minecraft?

To use a Blast Furnace in Minecraft, you simply need to place the item and fuel on top of the Blast Furnace. This will change its state to ‘lit’. The item that you place on it will be smelted at twice the speed of a regular furnace and the fuel that will go in the blast furnace will also be consumed at double the rate.

5. How do you make a furnace in a Minecart?

To make a minecart with furnace, place 1 furnace and 1 minecart in the 3×3 crafting grid. When making a minecart with furnace, it is important that the furnace and minecart are placed in the exact pattern as the image below. In the first row, there should be 1 furnace in the second box.

6. Can you use cactus as fuel in Minecraft?

Cacti can be smelted into green dyes in Minecraft. … An automatic bamboo farm provides fuel, while a cactus farm provides cacti for smelting. Players will also receive XP after manually removing a cooked item from the furnace.

7. Can you use magma blocks in a furnace?

Simply, yes, they can be used to fuel furnaces. Search on the internet “Can magma blocks be a source of fuel”, I found the answer that way.

8. Why isn’t my Minecraft furnace working?

Make Sure You’re Putting Enough Coal. The top slot represents the ore, tool, or armor that you need to smelt. The bottom slot requires you to put fuel inside the blast furnace. In order for the blast furnace to work properly, you need to put inside coal as fuel. Using anything else might not work.

9. How do you make a furnace in the nether?

Or, if you really want to make a furnace using black stone, making a nether portal is even easier. Make sure you have a lava pool, then place any block that defies gravity on the side of the lava pool. Place a water bucket on the side of the blac, then mine that block.

10. Is the furnace minecart still in Minecraft?

Minecarts with furnace were added. Since no in-game name was indicated, they were referred to by names such as “powered minecart” or “furnace minecart”, terms that are still in common use today.

11. Can a blast furnace smelt sand?

Blast Furnaces should be able to smelt sand, Netherrack, cobblestone, and stone-related blocks faster, not just ores. Normal furnaces should be just a low-tier furnace for the first hours of a world, and they should be replaced by smokers and blast furnaces

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