Minecraft How To

How To Make A Composter In Minecraft

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make a composter in Minecraft and use it in the game!

A Minecraft composter is a block that's used to convert food and plants into bonemeal. It's also used as a job site block for villagers.

How To Make A Composter Video Tutorial

In this video, watch as we show you the composter recipe, then show you what a composter does and how to use it!

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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 Composter

  • 7 wood slabs (any type)

Steps To Make A Minecraft Composter

1. Open Your Crafting Menu

To craft a composter, 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 7 Wood Slabs To The Menu

In the crafting table, add the 7 wood slabs to the grid. You can use any type of wood slab including oak, dark oak, spruce, birch, jungle, or acacia wood.

You must add the slabs to the grid in the same pattern as shown in the image below. In the 1st row place down 1 wood slab in the 1st box and 1 wood slab in the 3rd box. In the 2nd row place 1 wood slab in the 1st box and 1 wood slab in the 3rd box. In the 3rd row place down the remaining 3 wood slabs, one in each box. This is the Minecraft composter recipe.

Add The 7 Wood Slabs To The Menu

After you've added the items to the crafting grid as described above, you'll notice a composter in the box on the right.

3. Move The Composter To Your Inventory

Now, we're going to drag the composter down to your inventory so you can use it.

Move The Composter To Your Inventory

And that's it! Minecraft composters are a block that's used to convert food and plants into bonemeal. They're also used as a job site block for villagers.

How to make a composter in Minecraft

Minecraft Composter Command

You can also use a Give Command to create composters in Minecraft. The composter command is available in the following editions:

  • Java Edition
  • Pocket Edition
  • Xbox One
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Windows 10 Edition
  • Education Edition

To run the composter command in Minecraft, open your chat window and enter the command below depending on the version you have.

Java Edition 1.13 and higher composter command

/give @p composter 1

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

/give @p composter 1 0

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