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How To Make A Redstone Lamp In Minecraft

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to craft a redstone lamp in Minecraft!

A Minecraft redstone lamp is a decorative block that produces switchable light when activated with a redstone signal.

How To Build A Redstone Lamp Video Tutorial

In this video, watch as we show you how to create a redstone lamp and light it up.

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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

  • 4 Redstone dust
  • 1 Glowstone block

Steps To Make Minecraft Redstone Lamps

1. Open Your Crafting Menu

To craft a redstone lamp, you first need to open your crafting table. You should see the same grid as in the image below.

Open Your Crafting Menu

2. Add The Redstone Dust And Glowstone To The Menu

In the crafting table, add the 4 redstone dust and 1 glowstone block 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 1 redstone dust in the middle box. In the 2nd row place down 1 redstone in the 1st box, 1 glowstone in the 2nd box, and 1 redstone in the 3rd box. In the 3rd row place down 1 redstone in the middle box. This is the Minecraft redstone lamp recipe.

Add The Redstone Dust And Glowstone To The Menu

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

3. Move The Redstone Lamp To Your Inventory

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

Move The Redstone Lamp To Your Inventory

That's it! Redstone lamps are decorative blocks that produces switchable light when you power it with a redstone signal. Watch the video above to see the redstone lamp light up!

How to make a redstone lamp in Minecraft

Redstone Lamp Command

You can also use a Give Command to create redstone lamps in Minecraft. This command is available in the following editions:

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

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

Java Edition 1.13 and higher command

/give @p redstone_lamp 1

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

/give @p redstone_lamp 1 0

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