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How To Make A Blast Furnace In Minecraft

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.

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Available Platforms

Edition Platform Available
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.

Open Your Crafting Menu

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.

Add The Blast Furnace Recipe Items To The Menu

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.

Move The Blast Furnace To Your Inventory

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!

How to make a blast furnace in Minecraft

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

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