How To Make A Crafting Table In Minecraft

how to make a crafting table in Minecraft

If you know how to make a crafting table in Minecraft, then the game becomes pretty easy for you. This is because making a crafting table in Minecraft is the most basic skill required to make any complex item in Minecraft. You just need a storage chest and few planks of wood to make a fully working crafting table in Minecraft.

how to make a crafting table in Minecraft

Using the crafting table you can easily make weapons, different tools, and armors. To help you with the process, we will tell you how to make a crafting table in Minecraft in a few simple steps. 

What is a Crafting Table?

how to make a crafting table in Minecraft

The crafting table is a must to have and the most basic item if you are playing Minecraft. Usually, when you first start playing Minecraft, you get a 2 x 2 crafting grid. You can only create a simple item using this grid. Minecraft crafting table gives you the option to have a 3 x 3 grid to make more complex items.  


Now, let us see how to make a Crafting Table in Minecraft.

How to Make a Crafting Table in Minecraft

Let us look at steps to make Minecraft crafting table.

Step 1:

First, collect all the items that you need to make a crafting table in Minecraft. After that, you need to go to the crafting menu. To open the crafting menu in different consoles, follow the steps mentioned below.

  • Press the E key to open crafting menu in Education Editon.
  • To open the crafting menu in Xbox and Xbox 360, press the X button on the controller.
  •  To open the crafting menu in Windows 10, you have to press the E key.
  • Press the triple-dot button on hotbar to open the crafting menu in Pocket Edition, you have to press the E key.
  • To open the crafting menu in Wii U, press the Y button on the game-pad.
  • To Open crafting menu in PS4 and PS3, press the square-shaped button.
  • To Open the crafting menu in Nintendo, you have to press the Y button.

Step 2:

Once you enter the crafting menu, go to the crafting area. In the crafting area, you will see a 2 x 2 crafting grid. To start making the Minecraft crafting table, place the 4 wooden planks at the top of each grid.

how to make a crafting table in Minecraft

There are many types of wood available in the game that you can use to make a crafting table. We are going to use oak to build the table.

Step 3:

Tap on the box that contains wooden planks. Now click on all the four square boxes present on the crafting grid to place the planks on each of the squares.

That’s it!! You will see your crafting table on the right-hand side of the screen in the form of a square wooden box.

how to make a crafting table in Minecraft

Now, to use your crafting table, you need to shift it to your inventory. To do this, tap on the crafting table and again tap on any one of the blank square boxes in your inventory.

How to Use the Minecraft Crafting Table

It is very simple to use a Minecraft crafting table. You just need to have the required items to craft anything using the crafting table. To learn how to craft Using a crafting table, there is a small book next to the crafting grid. The book shows the recipes of all the things that you can make using resources available with you.

If there is a red square surrounding them, you need to get some more items to craft that particular thing. You can also use the crafting table to repair armors, weapons, and other damaged items in Minecraft. You can also assemble all the damaged items to make a new item.


We now know how to make a crafting table in Minecraft. We have also discussed how you can use the crafting table. If you have any queries, do let us know in the comment section.

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