How To Make A Furnace In Minecraft: Crafting Guide, How To Use & Materials Required

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Looking for a Minecraft Crafting Guide On How To Make A Furnace In Minecraft? Then here we had mentioned everything from scratch.

So today, we will learn how to make a furnace in Minecraft? Guys, a furnace is very easy to make, but before that, I will tell you its primary use, although it is beneficial, I will tell you two main uses of it; The first of which is that you can cook food in it, such as Raw Chicken, Raw Fish, Raw Porkchop, etc. So whatever you get in the game, you can cook them, and by eating, you will get more energy, and also your health bar will increase more.

how to make a furnace in minecraft

Another advantage is that you can smelt the materials that you get in the game, like Iron Ore, Gold Ore, Clay, Cobblestone, and all other types of stones you get. So without wasting time, we learn how to make a furnace in Minecraft?

We have already shared many tutorials related to Minecraft, one of which is How To Make Lanterns? If you want to know, you can read it.

Things You Need

First of all, you will need to know what materials are required to craft a furnace in Minecraft? So, Let’s have a look:

  • Crafting Table
  • 8 Cobblestone

Don’t know how to get above materials? Then follow the tutorial mentioned below:

Crafting Table

Step 1: To make a crafting table, the first material you need is the logs that you can collect by chopping the tree, then from that logs, you have to make wooden planks because we only need wooden planks and not logs to make a crafting table.

trees in minecraft

In order to make wooden planks, you have to place those logs into any one of the slots of the 2×2 survival inventory crafting table so that logs will convert into wooden planks.

convert logs into wooden planks

Step 2: Now, It’s time to make a crafting table using those wooden planks. Open survival crafting menu and place those wooden planks in each box of the square so that they will convert into a crafting table.

crafting table

Here we go, We get our first material for making a furnace in Minecraft.


Now all you need is cobblestone and all your furnaces will be ready, you will need 8 cobblestones. So those who do not know where to find the cobblestone, you will get it at the time of mining, or else you will find it on a mountain that will look like a gray-colored box. But, Still, you need to extract cobblestone from that gray-colored box by doing the mining.

However, if you try to collect by hand, it will not happen, meaning you will be able to break with the hand but you will not get anything. To get Cobblestone, you just need a pickaxe because if you break it with anything else, then you will not get the required cobblestone. So, first, let’s make a pickaxe.

Step 1: To make a pickaxe, you have to first make a stick that is crafted by placing two wooden planks in any of the columns of the survival inventory crafting table or the crafting table. But make sure they were placed above each other.

make stick

Step 2: Now, Open the crafting table not the survival inventory crafting table, and fill 1 row of the 3×3 crafting table with wooden planks then below the middle planks place two sticks, and then you will get Wooden Pickaxe.

make wooden pickaxe

Here, you get Pickaxe that is required to collect Cobblestone. Let’s move and know how to collect cobblestone?

Step 3: Go to the nearest mountain and start mining grey-colored boxes to get Cobblestone. You have to collect 8 Cobblestone to make a furnace in Minecraft.

mine cobblestone

After getting all the required materials follow below tutorial so that you will be able to make a furnace. Moreover, you can also check out the water elevator tutorial if you are facing difficulties in upward and downward movement in Minecraft.

How To Make A Furnace In Minecraft: Step-By-Step Tutorial

Step 1: First of all, you have to complete all the tutorials mentioned above to get all the required materials then follow the next step to make a furnace in Minecraft.

Step 2: Open the crafting table and fill it with 8 Cobblestone by leaving the middle square empty, and then you will get the furnace.

minecraft furnace

Step 3: Now, Drag that crafted Furnace into your inventory and it will become peaceable and usable block.

How To Make A Furnace: Video Tutorial

How To Use Furnace In Minecraft?

Step 1: Go to the place where you placed the furnace and then right-click, you will enter into the furnace graphical user interface which is similar to the crafting table.

furnace gui

Step 2: Now, you can see the top and bottom slots in the above image, you will have to put fuel in the bottom slot from which the fire starts, like coal, charcoal, lava, etc.

put fuel in bottom slot

Step 3: Then, You will have to put the things you have to cook or smelt in the top slot. For example, In the Above slot, you can put Raw Chicken, Raw Fish, Raw Porkchop, etc. And if you want to smelt, then you can add any stone or ore to it.

Step 4: Now, You have to wait till the arrow is filling. Here, Arrow shows the progress of cooking or smelting. Once, It is filled you will get your cooked (if you put Raw Chicken then you will get Cooked Chicken) or smelted (if you put Cobblestone then you will get Stone) items.

I hope now you knew how to use furnace?


This is all about making a furnace in Minecraft using Cobblestone, you can cook and smelt items using a furnace in Minecraft. There is a benefit of eating cooked food over raw food as your health will increase more. We tried to provide information as much as we can regarding on How to make a furnace in Minecraft? Like What materials you need and how to collect them? If you have any questions or are stuck anywhere in the middle then do comment below we will respond as soon as possible.

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