Minecraft How To

How To Make A Sign In Minecraft

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make a sign in Minecraft! And in our how-to video below, we'll even show you some fun sign ideas.

A Minecraft sign is a block that you can display text on. You can make several different types of signs depending on the type of wood you use, including spruce, birch, acacia, jungle, oak, and dark oak signs.

How To Make A Sign Video Tutorial

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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 PlayStation 3 & 4 Yes

Items Needed To Make A Sign

  • 1 stick
  • 6 wood planks (any type of wood)

Steps To Make A Sign

1. Open Your Crafting Menu

First, let's open your crafting menu in Minecraft. You should see the same grid as in the image below.

Open the crafting table

2. Add The Stick And Wood Planks To The Menu

In the crafting menu, add the stick and 6 wood planks to the grid.

You must add the items to the grid exactly as shown in the image below. In the 1st row place down 3 wood planks. In the 2nd-row place down 3 wood planks. Lastly, in the 3rd-row place down 1 stick in the middle box. This is the Minecraft sign recipe.

Add The Stick And Wood Planks To The Menu

Now that you've added the items to the grid as described above, you'll notice 3 signs appear in the box on the right.

3. Move The Signs To Your Inventory

Lastly, you'll need to drag the signs down to your inventory so you can use them.

Move The Signs To Your Inventory

That's it! You now have 3 signs to use. A Minecraft sign is a block that you can display text on. You can write up to 4 lines of text. And remember, you can make several different types of signs depending on the type of wood you use, including spruce, birch, acacia, jungle, oak, and dark oak signs.

How to make a sign in Minecraft

Minecraft Sign Command

You can also use a Give Command to make a sign in Minecraft. The sign command is available in the following editions:

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

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

Java Edition 1.13 and higher

/give @p sign 1

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

/give @p sign 1 0

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