How to Make a Furnace in Minecraft (Updated 2022)

How to Make a Furnace in Minecraft

Minecraft is one of the most engaging online games you can get on the internet today. You can register and build your gaming career with just a few simple steps. However, gaining skills in Minecraft requires you to learn a few tricks, like making a furnace in Minecraft. You can read the post below to learn how to make a furnace in Minecraft.

Minecraft has many gaming features you can take advantage of to advance your gaming status on the gaming platform. It is hard progressing your gaming status on any gaming platform if you are not familiar with the tools and gaming features of the gaming platform.

Minecraft furnace is one of the tools you can use to your advantage to advance your status in the Minecraft gaming platform. It is not hard to understand how to make a furnace in Minecraft. The content below provides the ultimate guide to learning how to make a furnace in Minecraft. 

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Procedure for making a furnace on Minecraft

There are a couple of things you need before you can make a furnace on Minecraft. The process of making a Minecraft furnace requires:

Procedure for making a furnace on Minecraft

  • Eight cobblestones.
  • Stone-tier blocks (like cobbled deep slate or Blackstone).

You can use either of the two items above before you can begin to make a furnace on the Minecraft gaming platform. You can follow the procedure below to make a furnace using either of the two items above on Minecraft.

Step 1: Begin by using a pickaxe to gather the eight cobblestones.

Step 2: The next step is locating your crafting table and opening it.

Step 3: Take the cobblestone and place them on your crafting table.

Cobblestone and place them on your crafting table

Step 4: Make a 3×3 square when placing the cobblestones on your crafting table, and ensure the space in the middle is empty.

Step 5: Locate the furnace icon before grabbing it and placing it on the right side of the hot bar.

Furnace icon before grabbing it and placing

Step 6: You can proceed to exit the crafting table window before placing the furnace on your preferred block on Minecraft.


How you can use the furnace on Minecraft

You need a source of energy to sustain your furnace on Minecraft. You can burn items like coal, wooden tools, logs, or wooden planks. Coal is an ideal source for feeding your furnace, but you must mine it first. However, you can use the abundant wood around your gaming area to sustain your furnace. You can follow the process below to feed your furnace.

Step 1: Go to your Minecraft furnace before right-clicking it to access the furnace options.

Step 2: Wait for the furnace window to open before placing your preferred item (coal or wooden) on the lower section of the furnace window.

Step 3: The next step is selecting the item you need to cook or smelt and placing it in the upper box.

Step 4: You can identify the activity of the flame by looking at the furnace between the two boxes.

Identify the activity of the flame by looking at the furnace

Step 5: Locate the arrow on the right and wait until it is full to ensure the cooking or smelting process is complete. You can locate the smelt or cooked item on the right side of the furnace window/box.

Ensure the cooking or smelting process is complete

Step 6: You can take the smelt and cooked item after the burning process and place it on your Minecraft inventory.

Step 7: Smelting ores on the Minecraft furnace will guarantee you an ingot and XP to use when playing Minecraft.


What are the types of Minecraft furnaces?

You can expect to get three different types of furnaces when playing Minecraft. The three Minecraft flames include the regular furnace, blast furnace, and smoker. The process for creating the first type of furnace is in the text above. You can follow the procedures below to build a blast furnace and smoker.


How to build a blast furnace

Build a blast furnace

The Blast furnace is superior to the regular furnace because it can smelt items like stones, iron tools, gold tools, iron armor, gold armor, ores, and ore blocks. The Blast furnace also smelts items twice as fast but consumes fuel twice as much. You require a regular furnace, smooth stone blocks, and iron ingots to forge a blast furnace. You can follow the steps below to build a blast furnace.

Step 1: Begin by opening your crafting table and placing the furnace in the middle.

Step 2: Place smooth stones (or your preferred item) on the bottom row with one block in each space.

smooth stones

Step 3: Proceed to fill the top row and the other two boxes with iron ingots.

Step 4: Pick the furnace on the right side and place it on your hot bar before placing the ground to use it.


How to build a smoker

build a smoker

A smoker is different from a blast furnace because you can only use it for cooking food items such as chicken, fish, and steak. You can follow the steps below to build a smoker on Minecraft.

Step 1: Begin by gathering four logs before opening your crafting table.

Step 2: The next step is placing your furnace in the middle of the craft table before placing the four logs around it (resembling a flame inside a box)

furnace in the middle of the craft table

Step 3: Locate the smoker on the right side of the crafting table before grabbing it and placing it inside your inventory.

smoker on the right side of the crafting table


In closing

The above procedures contain everything you need to learn before you can build regular, blast, or smoker furnaces on the Minecraft gaming platform.

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