Minecraft How To

How To Make Bricks In Minecraft

In this tutorial, you'll discover how to make bricks in Minecraft with our how-to video and step-by-step tutorial.

Minecraft bricks are a decorative building block that can be used to craft brick slabs, brick stairs, brick walls, and more!

How To Make Bricks Video Tutorial

In this video, watch as we walk you through step-by-step how to smelt a brick using clay in a furnace and then how to turn those into brick blocks.

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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 Bricks

Steps To Make Minecraft Bricks

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 Bricks To The Menu

In the crafting menu, add the 4 bricks to the grid.

You must add the bricks to the grid exactly as shown in the image below. In the 1st row place 1 brick in the 1st box and 1 brick in the 2nd box. In the 2nd row place 1 brick in the 1st box and 1 brick in the 2nd box. This is the Minecraft brick recipe.

Add Bricks To The Menu

Now that you've added the items to the grid as described above, you'll notice a brick block in the box on the right.

3. Move The Block Of Bricks To Your Inventory

Simply drag the block of bricks down to your inventory so you can use it.

Move The Block Of Bricks To Your Inventory

That's it! You now have bricks. Minecraft bricks are a decorative building block that can be used to craft brick slabs, brick stairs, brick walls, and more!

How to make bricks in Minecraft

Minecraft Bricks Command

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

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

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

Java Edition 1.13 and higher bricks command

/give @p bricks 1

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

/give @p brick_block 1 0

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