In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a trapdoor in Minecraft.
A Minecraft hatch is a solid block that can open up or down depending on how it’s placed. You can craft different types of shutters, including iron, oak, spruce, jungle, birch, acacia, and dark oak shutters.
- 1 Available Platforms
- 2 Materials Needed To Create A Trapdoor
- 3 Steps To Make A Minecraft Trapdoor
- 4 Minecraft Trapdoor Command
- 5 FAQ’s
- 6 How To Make A Trapdoor Video Tutorial
- 7 More Mechanism 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||PS3 & PS4||Yes|
Materials Needed To Create A Trapdoor
- 6 wooden planks (any type) OR 4 iron blocks
* To make an iron hatch you will need four iron blocks; otherwise, choose the type of wood plank you want based on the type of hatch you want to make.
Steps To Make A Minecraft Trapdoor
1. Open Your Crafting Menu
To create a hatch, you must first open your artboard in Minecraft. You should see the same grid as in the image below.
2. Add The 6 Wood Planks Or 4 Iron Ingots To The Menu
At the craft table, add the materials to the grid.
You need to add the items to the grid exactly as shown in the image below. In this example we are building an oak hatch. Place 3 oak blocks in the second row and 3 oak blocks in the third row. This is the Minecraft hatch recipe.
After adding the items to the crafting grid as described above, you will see 2 hatches in the box on the right.
3. Move The Trapdoors To Your Inventory
Now drag the hatches to your inventory so you can use them.
You are done! A Minecraft hatch is a solid block that can open up or down depending on how it’s placed. You can craft different types of shutters, including iron, oak, spruce, jungle, birch, acacia, and dark oak shutters.
Similar to doors, a player can open and close wooden shutters, but iron shutters can only be opened with a pulse of red stone.
Minecraft Trapdoor Command
You can also use a Give statement to create shutters in Minecraft. The Hatch command is available in the following editions:
- Java edition
- Pocket edition
- Xbox One
- Nintendo Switch
- Windows 10 Edition
- Educational Edition
To run the hatch command in Minecraft, open your chat window and enter the command below depending on the version you have.
Java Edition 1.13 and higher trapdoor commands
/give @p spruce_trapdoor 1
/give @p oak_trapdoor 1
/give @p birch_trapdoor 1
/give @p jungle_trapdoor 1
/give @p acacia_trapdoor 1
/give @p dark_oak_trapdoor 1
/give @p iron_trapdoor 1
PE, Xbox One, Switch, Win 10, Education Edition
/give @p spruce_trapdoor 1 0
/give @p wooden_trapdoor 1 0
/give @p birch_trapdoor 1 0
/give @p jungle_trapdoor 1 0
/give @p acacia_trapdoor 1 0
/give @p dark_oak_trapdoor 1 0
/give @p iron_trapdoor 1 0
1.How do you use a trapdoor in Minecraft?
To place a trapdoor, use a trapdoor item while pointing at the block it should be attached to. Once it is placed, the attachment block can be removed without breaking the trapdoor. When placed, a trapdoor either occupies the top or bottom part of a block, depending on where the player placed the trapdoor.
2. How do you put a trapdoor on a trapdoor in Minecraft?
The only issue is that Wooden Trapdoors can be opened/closed with a right-click, whereas the Iron Trapdoors need a redstone signal, so placing items on an Iron Trapdoor is just a straightforward right-click. However, you can place items on Wooden Trapdoors, by holding L-Shift when you place the item.
3. How do iron trapdoors work?
Iron Trapdoors can be used as barriers to trenches, underground pits or structures. They serve as more sturdy and safe barriers, since they can only be activated through a Redstone signal. This can be used to trap Mobs (and Players) into certain areas, or restrict access.
4. How do you make a tripwire trap in Minecraft?
To set up a tripwire, you need to place two tripwire hooks facing each other, and connect them with string. It’ll then sit there until a player walks through the string, at which point you’ll hear a “click” and the hooks will send out a redstone pulse.