Mechanical

Blocks used in mechanisms or moving structures

BlockDescriptionUsed InCrafting Recipe / Dropped By
Note Block
Note Block

Note Blocks are interactive blocks that play a note when hit by a player or powered by redstone.

Wooden Plank Wooden Plank Wooden Plank
Wooden Plank Redstone Wooden Plank
Wooden Plank Wooden Plank Wooden Plank
Note Block
Powered Rail
Powered Rail

The Powered Rail is a block used to boost or stop the momentum of mine carts. Powered rails have 2 states: on and off

Gold Ingot Gold Ingot
Gold Ingot Stick Gold Ingot
Gold Ingot Redstone Gold Ingot
Powered Rail
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Detector Rail

A Detector Rail is a type of rail that acts as a switch. When a cart is on top of the Detector Rail it generates a redstone signal.

Iron Ingot Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot Stone Pressure Plate Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot Redstone Iron Ingot
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Sticky Piston
Sticky Piston

Sticky Pistons work like a normal Piston, but they pull back the block in front of to the piston head.

Slimeball
Piston
Sticky Piston
Piston
Piston

Piston Blocks are capable of pushing most other blocks and entities. A piston can push a maximum of 12 blocks.

Sticky Piston
Wooden Plank Wooden Plank Wooden Plank
Cobblestone Iron Ingot Cobblestone
Cobblestone Redstone Cobblestone
Piston
Piston Head
Piston Head

Piston Head (Block 34) is a block used by the piston’s extension arm.

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Piston Mover

Piston Mover (Block 36) is a block used by the pistons. It is a side effect of storing moving blocks.

Furnace
Furnace

Furnace Blocks appear naturally in NPC villages. Furnaces are used for smelting or cooking materials.

Powered Minecart
Cobblestone Cobblestone Cobblestone
Cobblestone Cobblestone
Cobblestone Cobblestone Cobblestone
Furnace
Burning Furnace
Furnace (Burning)

Burning Furnace Blocks do not appear naturally. Furnaces are used for smelting or cooking materials.

Lever
Lever

The Lever Block is a switch. It can be connected with redstone wire and placed on every non-transparent block.

Stick
Cobblestone
Lever
Stone Pressure Plate
Stone Pressure Plate

Stone Pressure Plates are a type of switch. They provide a current when stepped on by a player or a mob.

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Stone Stone
Stone Pressure Plate
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Iron Door (Block)

Iron Doors occur naturally in Strongholds. They can be crafted using 6 Iron Ingots.

Wooden Pressure Plate
Wooden Pressure Plate

Wooden Pressure Plates are a type of switch. They provide a current when stepped on or when a dropped item is on top of them .

Wooden Plank Wooden Plank
Wooden Pressure Plate
Redstone Torch (Off)
Redstone Torch (Off)

Redstone Torch Block (Off) is the placed form of a redstone torch in the OFF state.

Redstone Torch (On)
Redstone Torch (On)

Redstone Torch Block (On) is the placed form of a redstone torch in the ON state.

Redstone Repeater
Redstone
Stick
Redstone Torch (On)
Stone Button
Stone Button

A Stone Button can be pushed to provide power to a redstone wire.Buttons are found naturally in Strongholds.

Stone
Stone
Stone Button
Jukebox
Jukebox

Jukebox Block

Wooden Plank Wooden Plank Wooden Plank
Wooden Plank Diamond Wooden Plank
Wooden Plank Wooden Plank Wooden Plank
Jukebox
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Portal

Portal Block

Redstone Repeater Block (Off)
Redstone Repeater Block (Off)

Redstone Repeater Block (Off)

Redstone Repeater Block (On)
Redstone Repeater Block (On)

Redstone Repeater Block (On)

Trapdoor
Trapdoor

Trapdoor Block

Wooden Plank Wooden Plank Wooden Plank
Wooden Plank Wooden Plank Wooden Plank
Trapdoor
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Enchantment Table

The Enchantment table is a block user for enchanting items (tools and armor).

Book
Diamond Obsidian Diamond
Obsidian Obsidian Obsidian
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Brewing Stand

The Brewing Stand is used for brewing potions and splash potions.

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Cobblestone Cobblestone Cobblestone
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Cauldron

The cauldron block can be filled with water by right-clicking on them holding a water bucket.

Iron Ingot Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot Iron Ingot Iron Ingot
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Redstone Lamp (off)

This block can be used as a lamp. In its off state it emits no light.

Redstone
Redstone 89_glowstone_block Redstone
Redstone
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Redstone Lamp (On)

This block can be used as a lamp. In its on state it emits light at level 15.