How to make Furnace in Minecraft – easiest way to craft furnace in Minecraft 2021

A furnace is one of the most essential items in Minecraft World. Because there will sometimes come when you will have to cook something or have to make something (such as ores, and making charcoal, etc) but without a furnace, you won’t get any of the items you want.

This is why today in this article I am gonna tell you a proper and short way to make a furnace in Minecraft with some simple materials and steps.

In this article, I will also tell you some important things about furnaces that every player should know about furnaces so stay tuned with us 😉

How to make Furnace in Minecraft

How to make Furnace in Minecraft

First I am gonna tell the process in some simple sentences so that you won’t waste your valuable on this. But in case if you are a newbie and don’t know much about it then continue reading because I am gonna explain this with steps and images separately 😉

In a Nutshell:

To create a furnace first all you have to do is collect planks from wooden logs to create Crafting Table. After making the crafting table successfully then all you have to do is gather 8 cobblestones. and by placing them inside of the crafting table you will get to see your furnace on the right side.

Note: Make sure that you placed all the cobblestones just as you can see in the image that I gave below.

How to make Furnace in Minecraft


Available Platforms

Edition PlatformAvailable
Java EditionWindows, Mac & Linux PC’sYES
Bedrock EditionXbox One, iOS, Android, Windows 10 PC’s, Fire OS, Nintendo SwitchYES
Education EditionMac, Windows 10 PC’s, iOs 12YES
PlayStation EditionPlayStation 3 & 4YES

Materials you need to make furnace in Minecraft

If you wanna create a furnace from scratch then you will have to gather some materials, and by using them you will easily be able to make a furnace in Minecraft.

  • Crafting table
  • 8 Cobblestones

How to make a crafting table in Minecraft

To create crafting first you will have to gather 4 planks, and by hitting any nearby tree using a hand or axe you will easily get wooden logs from them. After that, you have to just simply put 4 planks in the crafting menu one by one.

How to make Furnace in Minecraft

Now you will see that the crafting table appeared on the right side, so take the crafting table and place it on the ground.

How to make Furnace in Minecraft

Click here to read more about crafting tables with all essential things.

How to get Cobblestone in Minecraft

The easiest way to get cobblestone in Minecraft is by digging Block of Stone. Steps…

First, all you have to do is find a Block of stone in Minecraft, and after finding them you have to just dig them by using a pickaxe.

Note: make sure that you are holding a pickaxe or else you won’t able to get your cobblestone from them.

How to make Furnace in Minecraft

Okay continue digging until the block breaks and a smaller block of cobblestone finally appears. You will also see that the block of cobblestone will float on the ground.


How to make Furnace in Minecraft (step by step)

step 1: Open crafting table

First, all you have to do is open the crafting table. There you will see 3×3 crafting grid. You can also look at the image that I gave below.

How to make Furnace in Minecraft

Step 2: Add Items to make a Furnace

After opening the crafting table, there you will have to put 8 cobblestone one by one in the 3×3 crafting grid.

Note: Make sure that the middlebox is empty.

You can also look at the image that I gave below to confirm that you are doing right. Btw you will see two different patterns so don’t worry about it cause both are the same just there are two different kinds of cobblestones are available.

How to make Furnace in Minecraft

Pattern 2

How to make Furnace in Minecraft

Step 3: Move the Furnace to Inventory

I hope you did all the above steps successfully. If yes, then congratulations because you created your furnace and now it’s time to take it in your inventory.

How to make Furnace in Minecraft

By selecting the furnace in your hand and then pressing right-click on clear ground, you will be able to place the furnace on the ground.

How to make Furnace in Minecraft


Minecraft Furnace Command

If you don’t wanna have much time to gather all the materials and then make a furnace then just use these commands and get your furnace instantly 😉

Java Edition 1.13 and higher

/give @p furnace 1

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

/give @p furnace 1 0


How to Smelt in Minecraft or How to use furnace in Minecraft

The best fact about furnaces is, no matter what you are smelting but the process to smelt something is always the same.

Okay, so the steps to use furnace is as simple as putting something in a box wait for the magic, and boom 😉

Step 1: in the first step you have to put something in the first empty box on the left side.

Note: Make sure that you put something that you wanna melt.

How to make Furnace in Minecraft

Step 2: Now you have to just put the fuel source in the second and the last box. You can use any wooden items, log, coal, charcoal, etc as a fuel source so don’t worry about it.

To make sure that you placed all the items in the right place, do check the image that I gave below so that you won’t do anything wrong.

How to make Furnace in Minecraft

Now all that is left is to wait for a while until the arrow is filled completely.

How to make Furnace in Minecraft

When the process is complete, drag the new item into your inventory.

How to make Furnace in Minecraft


How to make Blast furnace in Minecraft

Materials: 

  • 3 Iron Ingots
  • a Furnace
  • 3 Smooth Stones

Open crafting table

To create a Blast furnace first all you have to do is open a crafting table.

How to make Furnace in Minecraft

Put the materials

Now you have to put all the materials by following a specific pattern.

First, put 3 iron ingots In the top row of the 3X3 grid. 

How to make Furnace in Minecraft

After that put 1 iron ingot in the second row’s first box and another ingot in the last box.

Now simply put a furnace in the middlebox of the crafting table.

How to make Furnace in Minecraft

And the last, Put 3 Smooth Stones in the bottom row.

How to make Furnace in Minecraft

If you placed all the materials properly then congratulations you have created your first blast furnace properly, now just collect it into your inventory.

FAQs About how to make Furnace in Minecraft

—> What is a furnace used for in Minecraft?

A furnace is a utility block used for the smelting of blocks and items.

—> With what fuels can furnaces smelt items?

As a fuel source in the furnace, you can use wooden objects, coal, charcoal, planks, buckets of lava, etc.

—> Which fuel is fastest for smelting?

In Furnace, all the fuel source works similarly and take the same pace in the furnace. But in case if you really wanna fast the process then you can use smoker or blast furnace to cook and smelt something 2x faster than a regular furnace.

Note: In Furnace different fuels affects the durability and longevity furnace.

For your kind information let me tell you that wood and wooden materials can smelt something for a short period of time, but if you use coal instead of wooden items then you can easily extend the period of time and that can be found in abundance underground.

 Fact: A stack of coal can smelt approximately 80 blocks, whereas one bucket of lava smelts 100 blocks.