Construction

Blocks used in the construction or decoration of buildings and structures

BlockDescriptionUsed InCrafting Recipe / Dropped By
Cobblestone
Cobblestone

Cobblestone was introduced early in the game. It is obtained by mining stone and appears in dungeons, NPC villages and strongholds.

Stone Dispenser Piston Cobblestone Slab Furnace Cobblestone Stairs Lever Stone Axe Stone Hoe Stone Pickaxe Stone Shovel Stone Sword Stone
Wooden Plank
Wooden Plank

Wooden Planks are a renewable resource, crafted from wood. This block is mainly used in construction.

Note Block Piston Wooden Slab Bookshelf Wooden Stairs Chest Workbench Wooden Pressure Plate Jukebox Trapdoor Bed Boat Bowl Sign Stick Wooden Axe 324_wooden_door Wooden Hoe Wooden Pickaxe Wooden Shovel Wooden Sword
Wood
Wooden Plank
Glass
Glass

Glass Block or used mainly for decoration. Glass blocks are crafted.

Sand
Glass
Bed
Bed

Beds provide players with a way to skip to the next dawn. They also set your spawn location if you sleep in them.

Light Gray Wool
Light Gray Wool

Light Gray Wool is created by dyeing Wool using Light Gray Dye. Light Gray Wool is also found naturally on sheep.

White Wool Light Gray Dye
Light Gray Wool
Sheep
Cyan Wool
Cyan Wool

Cyan Wool is created by dyeing Wool using Cyan Dye. Another method of dyeing wool is to dye a living sheep with Cyan dye and then shear it.

White Wool Cyan Dye
Cyan Wool
Purple Wool
Purple Wool

Purple Wool is created by dyeing Wool using Purple Dye. Another method of dyeing wool is to dye a living sheep with Purple Dye and then shear it.

White Wool Purple Dye
Purple Wool
Blue Wool
Blue Wool

Blue Wool is created by dyeing Wool using Lapis Lazuli Dye. Another method of dyeing wool is to dye a living sheep with Lapis Lazuli Dye and then shear it.

White Wool Lapis Lazuli
Blue Wool
Orange Wool
Orange Wool

Orange Wool is created by dyeing Wool using Orange Dye. Another method of dyeing wool is to dye a living sheep with Orange dye and then shear it.

White Wool Orange Dye
Orange Wool
Brown Wool
Brown Wool

Brown Wool is created by dyeing Wool using Cocoa Beans. Brown Wool is also found naturally on sheep.

White Wool Cocoa Beans
Brown Wool
Sheep
Magenta Wool
Magenta Wool

Magenta Wool is created by dyeing Wool using Magenta Dye. Another method of dyeing wool is to dye a living sheep with Magenta dye and then shear it.

White Wool Magenta Dye
Magenta Wool
Dark Green Wool
Green Wool

Green Wool is created by dyeing Wool using Cactus Green. Another method of dyeing wool is to dye a living sheep with Cactus Green and then shear it.

White Wool Cactus Green
Dark Green Wool
Light Blue Wool
Light Blue Wool

Light Blue Wool is created by dyeing Wool using Light Blue Dye. Another method of dyeing wool is to dye a living sheep with Light Blue Dye and then shear it.

White Wool Light Blue Dye
Light Blue Wool
Red Wool
Red Wool

Red Wool is created by dyeing Wool using Rose Red. Another method of dyeing wool is to dye a living sheep with Rose Red and then shear it.

White Wool Rose Red
Red Wool
Yellow Wool
Yellow Wool

Yellow Wool is created by dyeing Wool using Dandelion Yellow. Another method of dyeing wool is to dye a living sheep with Dandelion Yellow and then shear it.

White Wool Dandelion Yellow
Yellow Wool
Black Wool
Black Wool

Black Wool is created by dyeing Wool using an Ink Sac. Black Wool is also found naturally on sheep and in NPC Villages.

White Wool Ink Sac
Black Wool
Sheep
Light Green Wool
Lime Wool

Lime Wool is created by dyeing Wool using Lime Dye. Another method of dyeing wool is to dye a living sheep with Lime dye and then shear it.

White Wool Lime Dye
Light Green Wool
Pink Wool
Pink Wool

Pink Wool is created by dyeing Wool using Pink Dye. Pink Wool is also found naturally on sheep.

White Wool Pink Dye
Pink Wool
Sheep
Grey Wool
Gray Wool

Gray Wool is created by dyeing Wool using Gray Dye. Gray Wool is also found naturally on sheep

White Wool Gray Dye
Grey Wool
Sheep
Double Cobblestone Slab
Double Cobblestone Slab

Double Cobblestone Slab Blocks are the result a stacking 2 Cobblestone Slabs.

Double Brick Slab
Double Brick Slab

Double Brick Slab Blocks are the result a stacking 2 Brick Slabs.

Double Stone Brick Slab
Double Stone Brick Slab

Double Stone Brick Slab Blocks are the result a stacking 2 Stone Brick Slabs.

Double Stone Slab
Double Stone Slab

Double Stone Slab Blocks are the result a stacking 2 Stone Slabs

Double Sandstone Slab
Double Sandstone Slab

Double Sandstone Slab Blocks are the result a stacking 2 Sandstone Slabs.

Double Wooden Slab
Double Wooden Slab

Double Wooden Slab Blocks are the result a stacking 2 Wooden Slabs.

Stone Slab
Stone Slab

Stone Slabs are found naturally in NPC Villages. They can also be crafted using 3 stone blocks

Stone Stone Stone
Stone Slab
Sandstone Slab
Sandstone Slab

Sandstone Slabs are not found naturally, but are crafted using 3 sandstone blocks.

Sandstone Sandstone Sandstone
Sandstone Slab
Wooden Slab
Wooden Slab

Wooden Slabs are not found naturally, but are crafted using 3 wooden planks

Wooden Plank Wooden Plank Wooden Plank
Wooden Slab
Cobblestone Slab
Cobblestone Slab

Cobblestone Slabs are not found naturally, but are crafted using 3 Cobblestone.

Cobblestone Cobblestone Cobblestone
Cobblestone Slab
Brick Slab
Brick Slab

Brick Slabs are not found naturally, but are crafted using 3 Brick blocks.

Brick Brick Brick
Brick Slab
Stone Brick Slab
Stone Brick Slab

Stone Brick Slabs are not found naturally, but are crafted using 3 Stone Brick blocks.

Stone Brick Stone Brick Stone Brick
Stone Brick Slab
Brick
Brick (Block)

Brick Blocks do not occur naturally. They can be crafted using 4 clay bricks.

Brick Stairs Brick Slab
Clay Brick Clay Brick
Clay Brick Clay Brick
Clay Block
TNT
TNT

TNT Blocks are crafted using sand and gunpowder. They explode when energized by redstone or set on fire.

Gunpowder Sand Gunpowder
Sand Gunpowder Sand
Gunpowder Sand Gunpowder
TNT
Bookshelf
Bookshelf

Bookshelf Blocks naturally occur in inside Strongholds and NPC villages. Bookshelves can be crafted using Wooden Planks and Books.

Wooden Plank Wooden Plank Wooden Plank
Book Book Book
Wooden Plank Wooden Plank Wooden Plank
Bookshelf
Moss Stone
Moss Stone

Moss Stone Blocks are found in dungeons, abandoned mine shafts and NPC villages. They are mainly used in construction.

Obsidian
Obsidian

Obsidian can be found on rare occasions when flowing water comes in contact with stationary lava blocks.

Torch
Torch

Torch Blocks emit light. They are the most commonly used light source in Minecraft. Torches are found naturally in abandoned mineshafts and NPC villages.

Jack-O-Lantern
Coal
Stick
Torch
Wooden Stairs
Wooden Stairs

Wooden Stairs allow the player to change elevation without jumping. They occur naturally in NPC villages.

Wooden Plank
Wooden Plank Wooden Plank
Wooden Plank Wooden Plank Wooden Plank
Wooden Stairs
Redstone Wire
Redstone (Wire)

Redstone Wire is a block used to transfer charge between objects. It is the placed form of redstone dust.

Workbench
Crafting Table

The Crafting Table (or Workbench) is one of the most essential blocks in Minecraft. Crafting Tables can occur naturally in NPC villages.

Wooden Plank Wooden Plank
Wooden Plank Wooden Plank
Workbench
Sign Post
Sign (Post)

Sign Posts are free standing signs, and can face one of 16 directions. Signs can have text on one side.

Wooden Door (Block)
Wooden Door (Block)

Wooden Doors occur naturally in NPC villages and Strongholds. They can be crafted using 6 Wooden Planks.

Ladder
Ladder

Ladders are blocks used for climbing walls. They occur naturally in Strongholds and NPC villages. They can only be placed on the sides of other blocks.

Stick Stick
Stick Stick Stick
Stick Stick
Ladder
Rails
Rails

Rails are used to provide a support for mine carts to move along. They can be found naturally in abandoned mine shafts.

Iron Ingot Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot Stick Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot Iron Ingot
Rails
Cobblestone Stairs
Cobblestone Stairs

Cobblestone Stairs allow the player to change elevation without jumping. They occur naturally in NPC villages and Strongholds.

Cobblestone
Cobblestone Cobblestone
Cobblestone Cobblestone Cobblestone
Cobblestone Stairs
Wall Sign
Sign (Wall)

Wall Signs are signs placed against walls. They face the player when placed and have no post. Signs can have text on one side.

Fence
Fence

Fence Block

Stick Stick Stick
Stick Stick Stick
Fence
Jack-O-Lantern
Jack-O-Lantern

Jack-O-Lantern Block

Pumpkin
Torch
Jack-O-Lantern
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Circle Stone Brick

Circle Stone Brick was added in 1.2. It’s use is for decoration and it is currently only available in Creative Mode.

Iron Bars
Iron Bars
Iron Ingot Iron Ingot Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot Iron Ingot Iron Ingot
Iron Bars