How to make an axe in Minecraft – Easiest ways to craft Axe in Minecraft 2021

In Minecraft, the one and only use of Axe is cutting wooden items easily and faster. However in some cases, you can use this as a weapon too but as a weapon, it won’t be that effective like other weapon effects such as sword, bow & arrow, trident, etc.

All over, Axe is one of the most often used items in Minecraft that mostly allows you to chop wooden items faster. Today in this article I am gonna tell about how to make an axe in Minecraft with all the essential things that you should know about Axe.

Fact: An Axe can be a handier weapon if you use it against those opponents who have a shield with them.

How to make an axe in Minecraft

To create an axe all you have to do is open a crafting table. After that, you have to just put two planks inside of the crafting table one by one in a column to get sticks. Now then you have sticks and planks with you so just put two planks one by one in a row from the left side. 

Then put one plank in the second row’s first box and put a stick in the second empty box. Now the last and final put a stick in the middlebox of the third row’s. After doing these, you will get your axe on the right side.

How to make an axe in Minecraft

Required Materials to make a Wooden Axe

Just like other items here you will also need some materials such as:

  • Crafting Table
  • Planks or cobblestone
  • Sticks

How to make a crafting table in Minecraft

Creating a crafting table is one of the easiest works in Minecraft and you can make a crafting table too so easily. All you have to do is put four planks in the crafting menu one by one and boom you can see that the crafting table appeared on the right side. 

How to make an axe in Minecraft

How to get planks in Minecraft

To get planks first all you have to do is go to any nearby tree. After going to any nearby tree you have to hit the tree continuously until you get a wooden block from it.

How to make an axe in Minecraft

After that, you have to just put the wooden block inside of the crafting table to get planks. you can also look at the image that I gave below.

How to make an axe in Minecraft

How to get Cobblestone in Minecraft

The easiest way to get cobblestone in Minecraft is by finding blocks of stones in Minecraft. After finding blocks of stones you will have to start digging.

Note: By digging with a Pickaxe instead of a hand you will be able to save a lot of time.

You will need to continue to dig until the block breaks and a smaller block of cobblestone finally appears. The block of cobblestone will float on the ground.

How to make an axe in Minecraft

After that, all you have to do is walk around the area where cobblestones are floating to pick them.

How to make an axe in Minecraft

How to get Sticks in Minecraft

If you were able to make planks then making sticks will be easy for you. Cause to make sticks you will have to put two planks in the crafting menu or table one by one in a column. After that, you will see that your sticks appeared on the right side. 

How to make an axe in Minecraft

How to craft an axe in Minecraft (step by step)

1. Open the Crafting Table

To create an axe first all you have to do is open the crafting table, and there you will see a 3×3 crafting grid.

How to make an axe in Minecraft

2. Add Items to make a Wooden Axe

Now all you have to do is put the sticks and planks in the 3×3 crafting grid or crafting table. However, before putting them on the crafting table you have to make sure that you put all the items in the exact pattern as the image below.

The pattern: You have to place two planks one by one in the first row from the left side. After that, you have to place 1 wood plank and one stick in the second row (just like before you have to start placing them from the left side).

In the third row, 1 stick should be in the middlebox.

How to make an axe in Minecraft

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You can also use cobblestone instead of plants so that you can make an axe with better density. If you didn’t understand yet then don’t worry just look at the image that I gave below.

How to make an axe in Minecraft

3. Move the Wooden Axe to Inventory

Now then you are all done, so now all you have to do is take the axe in your inventory.

How to make an axe in Minecraft

Video Tutorial

Attack Damage and Durability of Axe in Minecraft

Just like other items such as Pickaxe, sword, an axe has also different variations and each of the variations has its own damages and durability.

Note: If you wanna make the highest damage axe then you should go with Netherite Axe and on the other hand the Lowest Damage Axe is Wooden axe and Golden Axe.

For your kind information let me tell you durability indicates that how much or long the axe will last while using. So that means the higher the durability number, the longer the axe will last.

Axe NameLooksDamageDurability
Wooden AxeWooden Axe359
Stone AxeStone Axe4131
Iron AxeIron-Axe5250
Golden AxeGolden Axe332
Diamond AxeDiamond-Axe61561
Netherite Axenetherite axe102031

Enchantments for Wooden Axe

In Minecraft there are many enchantments are available but there are some specific enchantments that can only be done for wooden axe such as…

EnchantmentDescription
Bane of ArthropodsWith this enchantment, you can Increase attack damage against arthropods.
Curse of VanishingThis will allow you to disappear any cursed item after dying.
EfficiencyIt will boost your mining time
FortuneIncreases block drops from mining
MendingUses XP to mend your tools, weapons and armour
SharpnessIncreases attack damage dealt with mobs
Silk TouchMines blocks themselves (fragile items)
SmiteIncreases attack damage against undead mobs
UnbreakingIt will increase the durability of your axe

FAQs about how to make axe in Minecraft

—> How many blocks can a wooden axe break?

Without any enchantments, a normal wooden axe’s durability is 59. So it means you can easily break 59 blocks by using a simple wooden axe.

—> Are axes better than swords in Minecraft?

They do more damage than swords, and a wooden axe does as much damage as a diamond sword. … an attack with an axe would take twice the durability damage.

Like swords, they need an evil to enchant with weapon-based spells. Colddown for an axe is longer than a sword.

—> How do you use the axe command in Minecraft?

To know properly you should watch this video for better clearance.

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