How To Make A Redstone Lamp In Minecraft

In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a Redstone lamp in Minecraft.

A Minecraft Redstone lamp is a decorative block that produces switchable light when activated by a Redstone signal.

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

Materials Needed

  • 4 Redstone dust
  • 1 Glowstone block

Steps To Make Minecraft Redstone Lamps

1. Open Your Crafting Menu

To craft a redstone lamp, you first need to open your crafting table. You should see the same grid as in the image below.

How To Make A Redstone Lamp In Minecraft

2. Add The Redstone Dust And Glowstone To The Menu

At the craft table, add 4 redstone powders and 1 glowstone block to the grid.

You need to add the items to the grid using the same pattern as in the image below. In the first row, place 1 redstone powder in the middlebox. In the second row, place 1 red stone on the first box, 1 glow stone on the second box, and 1 red stone on the third box. In the third row, place 1 red stone in the middlebox. This is the recipe for the Minecraft Redstone Lamp.

How To Make A Redstone Lamp In Minecraft

Once you’ve added the items to the crafting grid as described above, you’ll see a Redstone lamp block in the box on the right.

3. Move The Redstone Lamp To Your Inventory

Finally, we’re going to drag the lamp into your inventory so you can use it.

How To Make A Redstone Lamp In Minecraft

That is! Redstone lamps are decorative blocks that produce switchable light when you switch them on with a redstone signal. Watch the video above to see how the redstone lamp burns!

How To Make A Redstone Lamp In Minecraft

Redstone Lamp Command

You can also use command to create redstone lamps in Minecraft. This command is available in the following editions:

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

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

Java Edition 1.13 and higher command

/give @p redstone_lamp 1

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

/give @p redstone_lamp 1 0


1. How to Create redstone minecraft?

To make a redstone lamp, place 1 glowstone and 4 redstone in the 3×3 crafting grid. When making a redstone lamp, it is important that the glowstone and redstone are placed in the exact pattern as the image below. In the first row, there should be 1 redstone in the middle box.

2. How do you get a Redstone lamp?

Redstone can be found deep in mines at “Y” level 15 and below. You will need at least an iron pickaxe to obtain the redstone dust from the ore. Finally, you will need the 3×3 crafting menu of a crafting table in order to make the redstone lamp.

3. How do I make a lamp in Minecraft?

In the crafting menu, you should see a crafting area that is made up of a 3×3 crafting grid. To make a lantern, place 1 torch and 8 iron nuggets in the 3×3 crafting grid.

4. What is a Redstone lamp in Minecraft?

A Redstone Lamp is a block visually resembling Glowstone (hence its crafting materials) that gives off light as long as it is powered. They require constant input in order to emit light (making them somewhat inefficient) from a Redstone current. Similar to other light-emitting blocks, they will melt snow and ice.

5. How bright is redstone lamp?

An active redstone lamp produces block light 15. An inactive redstone lamp produces no light. A redstone lamp acts as an opaque block; it blocks skylight, mobs suffocate in it, and it conducts redstone power.

6. Do Redstone lamps glow?

A redstone lamp is used for better-looking lighting inside your structures; this lamp looks more modern than the primitive torches. However, to turn it on after crafting it, you’ll need to use a redstone current, as it won’t glow by itself.

7. How do you make a Redstone lamp flashing in Minecraft?
– Connect them using Redstone. – Choose any spot of Redstone as your output, and have it go over the lights and place a lever somewhere with Redstone. – Flick it on and then off extremely quickly and you have the flashing lights (it may take a couple of tries depending on what tick you have the Repeaters on).

How To Make A Redstone Lamp In Minecraft Video Tutorial

Watch in this video, we show you How To Make A Redstone Lamp In Minecraft and how to light it.

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