How to make a Blast Furnace in Minecraft: Materials, Recipes and more!

The Blast Furnace in Minecraft is a mid tier upgrade for the normal Furnace and it helps to smelt ores and blocks twice as fast as the normal one!

Blast Furnace in Minecraft
How to make a Blast Furnace in Minecraft?

Minecraft has a lot of craft-able items derived from real world and these will help the players in a lot of ways. In this article we take a look at how to make a Blast Furnace in Minecraft.

Minecraft is all about building and crafting and going on grand adventures. The open world sand-box features lets the players build and craft anything from the catalogue of possible items in the game. Players simply need the proper materials before they can build and use it!

Down below we take a look at how to make a Blast Furnace in Minecraft.

Blast Furnace in Minecraft

Blast Furnace in Minecraft
Blast Furnace in Minecraft

The Blast Furnace in Minecraft is a block that smelts ores, raw materials and other blocks into their complete form. This is a significant improvement over the normal Furnace and does the work at twice the speed.

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In the Blast Furnace players can smelt anything at double the speed of a normal Furnace, but at the cost of reduced EXP gathered. The fuel is also consumed at double the rate, therefore maintaining the smelting cost.

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This item was added in the Village & Pillage update and is mainly for smelting ore blocks and tools of iron, gold or chainmail. This cannot cook food or any other edible materials and is strictly for stone or iron-like blocks.

Players can get a naturally generated Blast Furnace in the villages which have a armorer houses. Players can mine it with a Iron Pickaxe to carry it back.

How to make a Blast Furnace in Minecraft?

Blast Furnace in Minecraft
Blast Furnace in Minecraft

Players need 3 distinct items to make a Blast Furnace in Minecraft from scratch. These are:

  • Iron Ingots x5
  • Furnace x1
  • Smooth Stone x3

Iron Ingots can be found by mining Iron blocks underground with a stone pickaxe or better. Players need to melt the Iron blocks in a Furnace to obtain a Iron Ingot.

A Furnace can be made with cobblestones by following this.

To make a Smooth Stone click here to know how.

Blast Furnace in Minecraft
Blast Furnace Recipe in Minecraft

Arrange the items in the Crafting table in the manner shown above to make a Blast Furnace.

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