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How To Make An Enchantment Table In Minecraft

Let's learn how to make an enchanting table in Minecraft quickly and easily with our how-to video and tutorial (with pictures).

Also known as an Enchantment table, this important Minecraft item allows you to enchant tools, armor, and certain types of gear.

Minecraft Enchanting Table 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 An Enchanting Table

Steps To Make An Enchanting Table

1. Open Your Crafting Menu

To craft an enchanting table, first, open your crafting table. You should see the 3x3 grid like in the image below.

Open the crafting table

2. Add Items To Crafting Grid

In the crafting table, add the book, 2 diamonds, and 4 obsidian.

To make the enchantment table, it's important that the items are placed in the crafting grid exactly as shown in the image below.

The enchanting table recipe contains 1 book in the middle box of the first row. The second row contains 1 diamond in the 1st box, 1 obsidian in the 2nd box, and 1 diamond in the 3rd box. The third row contains all obsidian. 

Add Items To Crafting Grid

Once you've placed all of the items in the correct order in the crafting grid you'll notice your new enchanting table appear in the box to the right.

3. Move The Enchanting Table To Your Inventory

Lastly, simply move your enchanting table to your inventory so you can use it.

Move The Enchanting Table To Your Inventory

And, that's it! You can use your enchanting table to enchant all the different Minecraft tools, armor, and certain types of gear.

How to make an enchantment table

Minecraft Enchanting Table Command

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

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

To run the enchanting table command, open your chat window and enter the command below for your particular console/edition.

Java Edition 1.13 and higher

/give @p enchanting_table 1

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

/give @p enchanting_table 1 0

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