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Block Recipes


Name

Ore Blocks

Ingredients

Gold Ingots, Iron Ingots, Diamond Gems, Lapis Lazuli Dyes,Emeralds, Redstone, Coal

Description

Typically used to store minerals or to decorate. When broken, the original base elements are released.


Name

Glowstone Blocks

Ingredients

Glowstone Dust

Description

As the name suggests, this block lights up the area around it. Upon destruction can release 2 to 4 glowstone dust


Name

Wool

Ingredients

String

Description

Obtained from sheep and an essential part in other recipes, such as for beds.


Name

TNT

Ingredients

Gunpowder+Sand

Description

Upon hitting it, an explosion occurs a few seconds later.


Name

Slabs

Ingredients

Stone, Sandstone, Wooden Planks, Cobblestone, Stone Brick,Brick, Netherbrick, Sandstone,Quartz

Description

A block half the height of a normal block, typically used for decoration.


Name

Stairs

Ingredients

Wooden Planks, Cobblestone,Stone Brick, Brick, Nether Brick,Sandstone, Quartz

Description

Used to climb quickly without having to jump up.


Name

Snow Blocks

Ingredients

Snowballs

Description

Decorative and building block. Can be used to create a Snow Golem when two blocks and a pumpkin are stacked.


Name

Clay Blocks

Ingredients

Clay

Description

Essential for creating hardened clay through smelting.


Name

Brick Blocks

Ingredients

Clay Bricks

Description

Decorative building block which can be used to create a brick building.


Name

Stone Brick

Ingredients

Stone

Description

Found at strongeholds. Useful for building.


Name

Bookshelf

Ingredients

Wooden Planks+Books

Description

Both decorative and useful. If placed near an enchantment table it raises it’s power.


Name

Sandstone

Ingredients

Sand

Description

Decorative building material.


Name

Melon Block

Ingredients

Melon Slice

Description

Makes slices back into a melon block.


Name

Jack-O-Lantern

Ingredients

Pumpkin+Torch

Description

Emits more light than a torch. Stays lit underwater.


Name

Redstone Lamp

Ingredients

Redstone Dust + Glowstone Block

Description

A light source that turns on or off based on whether it is receiving a redstone signal.


Name

Quartz

Ingredients

Nether Quartz

Description

Building material.


Name

Netherbrick

Ingredients

Nether Bricks

Description

Building material.


Name

Hay Bale

Ingredients

Wheat

Description

Hay bales are used for decoration and can be fed tohorses.


Name

Stained Clay

Ingredients

Hardened Clay + Dye

Description

Decoration.


Name

Stained Glass

Ingredients

Glass + Dye

Description

Colored glass that can be dyed any color.

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