Minecraft Recipe for Charcoal

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In Minecraft, charcoal is an alternative to coal which can be gained from smelting logs or wood. It has the similar uses as normal coal, except that it is not able to be traded with villagers or crafted into a block of coal. Also, coal and charcoal cannot stack together.

Talk about charcoal, you are able to make it in Minecraft. To be able to make it, you need to use the correct recipe. There are some materials that you are able to use to make a charcoal. Here they are.

  •  1 Spruce Log
  • 1 Birch Log
  • 1 Dark Oak Log
  • 1 Jungle Log
  • 1 Oak Log
  • 1 Acacia Log


You do not need to collect all of the materials above because you only need to use one type of wood.

After knowing the materials, you have to know the recipe. The recipe to make charcoal is that you have to put one of the wooden items above in the top box of the furnace. Then, the flames will cook the log. To know how to make or craft a charcoal in Minecraft in the Survival mode, here are the steps that you are able to follow to make a charcoal.

  • The first thing that you have to do is open the Furnace Menu.
  • Then, if you have opened the furnace menu, you must add fuel to the Furnace. You have to add fuel to the bottom fuel box in the furnace. In this tutorial, we will use coal as fuel.
  • Next, you must put the wooden item in the top box of the furnace. In this tutorial, we will make charcoal from an oak log. You will see the flames cooking the oak log. If the wood is cooked/ burned in the furnace, then you will see the charcoal which will appear in the box to the right.
  • After you have crafted charcoal in your furnace, you must move the new item to your inventory.

It is easy, isn’t it? You are able to make a charcoal now.

Well, as explained above that you can make charcoal from any wooden item. Wood or hyphae in Minecraft is a block which has the log’s bark texture on all six sides. It has 8 types including spruce, oak, birch, jungle, acacia, dark oak, crimson and warped. There are also stripped wood or stripped hyphae which is a variant gained when any axe is used on wood or hyphae respectively.

Wood is able to be crafted out of four matching logs or stems. It yields three wood as a result. Wood is able to be used as a decorative block in place of normal logs or stems. Wood is able to be broken by hand. But, if you use an axe to break it, it can speed up the process.

As you have known the recipe to make a charcoal, now you can try to make it in Minecraft. Good luck and hopefully you can make it well.

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