In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make a blast furnace in Minecraft, what a blast furnace does, and how to use it in the game.
A Minecraft blast furnace is used to smelt metal armor, tools, and ores similar to a furnace. But, it smelts items twice as fast as a furnace and uses half the experience!
How To Make A Blast Furnace Video Tutorial
In this video, watch as we show you how to make a blast furnace using the recipe, and show you how to use your new blast furnace! We even do a side-by-side comparison with a furnace to show you the difference.
|Java Edition||Windows, Mac & Linux PC's||Yes|
|Bedrock Edition||Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Windows 10 PC's||Yes|
|Education Edition||Mac, iOs 12, Windows 10 PC's||Yes|
|PlayStation Edition||PS3 & PS4||Yes|
Materials Needed To Make A Blast Furnace
- 5 Iron ingots
- 3 Smooth stones
- 1 Furnace
Steps To Make A Minecraft Blast Furnace
1. Open Your Crafting Menu
To craft a blast furnace, you first need to open your crafting table in Minecraft. You should see the same grid as in the image below.
2. Add The Blast Furnace Recipe Items To The Menu
In the crafting table, add the iron ingots, smooth stones, and furnace to the grid.
You must add the items to the grid in the same pattern as shown in the image below. In the 1st row place down the 3 iron ingots, 1 in each box. In the 2nd row place down 1 iron ingot in the 1st box, 1 furnace in the 2nd box, and 1 iron ingot in the 3rd box. In the 3rd row place down the 3 smooth stones. This is the Minecraft blast furnace recipe.
After you've added the items to the crafting grid as described above, you'll notice a blast furnace in the box on the right.
3. Move The Blast Furnace To Your Inventory
Lastly, we're going to drag the blast furnace down to your inventory so you can use it.
That's it! A Minecraft blast furnace is used to smelt metal armor, tools, and ores similar to a furnace. But, it smelts items twice as fast as a furnace and uses half the experience!
Minecraft Blast Furnace Command
You can also use a Give Command to create blast furnaces in Minecraft. The blast furnace command is available in the following editions:
- Java Edition
- Pocket Edition
- Xbox One
- Nintendo Switch
- Windows 10 Edition
- Education Edition
To run the blast furnace command in Minecraft, open your chat window and enter the command below depending on the version you have.
Java Edition 1.13 and higher blast furnace command
/give @p blast_furnace 1
PE, Xbox One, Switch, Win 10, Education Edition
/give @p blast_furnace 1 0