Gaming Game Play & Streaming How to Make a Furnace in Minecraft Smelt blocks to make new items in Minecraft by Robert Earl Wells III Writer Robert Wells is a professional writer and amateur game developer. His specialties include web development, cryptocurrency, and cybersecurity. our editorial process LinkedIn Robert Earl Wells III Updated on November 11, 2020 Game Play & Streaming Consoles & PCs Cheats & Codes Gaming Services Game Play & Streaming Mobile Gaming Tweet Share Email What to Know Make a Crafting Table and put 8 Cobblestones or Blackstones in the outer boxes (leave the center box empty).To use a Furnace, add a fuel source (Coal, Wood, etc.) and the item you want to smelt. This guide covers the Minecraft Furnace recipe, and how to make and use a Furnace in Minecraft on every platform including a Blast Furnace. How to Craft a Furnace in Minecraft Before you can make a Furnace, you need to build a Crafting Table and collect the necessary materials. Make a Crafting Table. Put 4 Wood Planks of the same type of wood in each box of the 2X2 crafting grid. You can use any type of wood (Oak Planks, Jungle Planks, etc.). Mine 8 Cobbles Stones or Blackstones. Set your Crafting Table on the ground and open it to access the 3X3 crafting grid. The way to do this depends on which version you're playing: PC: Right-clickMobile: Single-tapXbox: Press LTPlayStation: Press L2Nintendo: Press ZL Craft your Furnace. Put 8 Cobblestones or Blackstones in the outer boxes (leave the center box empty). Set the Furnace on the ground and open it to access the smelting menu. Minecraft Furnace Recipe Once you have a Crafting Table, all you need to make a Furnace is the following: 8 Cobblestones or 8 Blackstones (You can't mix-and-match) To smelt items with your Furnace, you'll also need a source of fuel such as Coal, Wood, or Charcoal. What Can You Do With a Furnace? Use Furnaces in Minecraft to create new items by smelting materials in your inventory. Many items can only be crafted by smelting. For example, smelting Iron Ore yields Iron Ingots, which are required to make a shield. How to Smelt in Minecraft No matter what you're smelting, the process for using a Furnace in Minecraft is always the same. Put the item you want to smelt in the top box on the left side of the Furnace menu. Put a fuel source (e.g. Coal or Wood) in the bottom box on the left side of the Furnace menu. Wait for the progress bar to fill. When the process is complete, drag the new item into your inventory. How to Make a Blast Furnace A Blast Furnace can smelt items twice as fast as a regular Furnace. Open your Crafting Table and put 3 Iron Ingots In the top row of the 3X3 grid. To make Iron Ingots, smelt Iron Ores with your Furnace. In the second row, put an Iron Ingot in the first box, a Furnace in the second box, and an Iron Ingot in the third box. Put 3 Smooth Stones in the bottom row. To make Smooth Stones, smelt Cobblestones to make Stones, then smelt the Stones. Add the Blast Furnace to your inventory.