In this tutorial you will learn how to make a note block in Minecraft.
A Minecraft notepad plays different sounds when powered by redstone.
- 1 Available Platforms
- 2 Materials Needed To Craft A Note Block
- 3 Steps To Make Minecraft Note Blocks
- 4 Minecraft Note Block Command
- 5 FAQ’s
- 6 How to Make a Note Block Video Tutorial
- 7 Related Recipes
|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||PlayStation 3 & 4||Yes|
Materials Needed To Craft A Note Block
- 8 Planks (any type)
- 1 Redstone dust
You can use any type of plank, including oak, spruce, birch, jungle, acacia, dark oak, crimson, or warped planks.
Steps To Make Minecraft Note Blocks
1. Open Your Crafting Menu
To create a notebook, you must first open the creation menu in Minecraft. You should see the same grid as in the image below.
2. Add the Planks & Redstone to Make a Note Block
On the work table, add the planks and red brick to the grid.
You need to add the items to the grid exactly as shown in the image below. Place 3 wooden planks in the 1st row. In the second row, place 1 wooden plank in the first frame, 1 red brick in the second frame and 1 wooden plank in the third frame. Place 3 wooden planks in the third row. This is the Minecraft Notepad recipe.
Once you’ve added the items to the crafting grid as described above, you’ll see a notepad in the box on the right.
3. Move The Note Block To Your Inventory
Now drag the notebook to your inventory so you can use it.
Smart! Now you have a notepad! A Minecraft notepad plays different sounds when powered by redstone. Check out the official Minecraft notebook wiki to learn how to customize your notebook.
Minecraft Note Block Command
You can also use a Give command to create a notebook in Minecraft. The Notepad command is available in the following editions:
- Java edition
- Pocket edition
- Xbox One
- Nintendo Switch
- Windows 10 Edition
- Educational Edition
To run the note lock command in Minecraft, open your chat window and enter the command below depending on the version you have.
Java Edition 1.13 and higher note block command
/give @p note_block 1
PE, Xbox One, Switch, Win 10, Education Edition
/give @p noteblock 1 0
1. What is a note block in Minecraft?
A Minecraft notebook is a music block that will play different sounds when fed with redstone.
2. What blocks make note blocks sound different?
Below is a list of blocks/materials and the sounds they make..
3. How do I make note blocks work?
Note blocks play a musical note when hit or when powered by redstone. A note block must have at least one block of air above it to play a sound. Notes can be heard up to 48 blocks away. The volume of a note block decreases as the player gets further away from it.
4. What blocks make a note block sound different?
Wood, glass, stone and sand create drum noises, while most other blocks will play a harp/piano sound. If you’re playing the Java edition of the game, or the legacy console version, you get a few more options – gold for bells, ice for chimes, wool for guitar, bone block for xylophone sounds, and clay for flutes.
5. Can you activate a note block with Redstone?
To craft a note block, all you need is 8 wooden planks and 1 redstone. It’s pretty simple, and you will probably be able to craft one pretty quickly. Additionally, you are able to craft the note block with different types of wooden planks — they don’t have to be the same type of wood.
|Wood||Bass (String Bass)|
|Sand, Gravel, Concrete Powder||Snare Drum|
|Glass, Sea Lantern||Clicks and Sticks (Hihat)|
|Stone, Netherrack, Nylium, Obsidian, Quartz, Sandstone, Ores, Bricks, Corals, Respawn Anchor, Bedrock||Bass Drum (Kick)|
|Block of Gold||Bells (Glockenspiel)|
|Clay, Honeycomb Block (Bedrock Edition)||Flute|
|Block of Iron||Iron Xylophone (Vibraphone)|
|Soul Sand||Cow Bell|
|Block of Emerald||“Bit” (Square wave)|
|Glowstone||“Pling” (Electric piano)|
|Any other blocks||Harp/piano|
How to Make a Note Block Video Tutorial
In this video we show you how to make a notepad using the recipe and how to use the block to make different sounds. And be sure to subscribe to our channel!