How to make Charcoal in Minecraft?

How to make Charcoal in Minecraft?

You will need to build a furnace to make charcoal for Minecraft. Then, throw any type of woodblock in it. After waiting a few seconds you will see charcoal.

You can use this charcoal to power your furnace at the same heat rate as coal. 

If you don’t own a furnace you can make one using eight cobblestone block placed in every slot except the middle space of a crafting desk.

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Charcoal is needed for many crafting projects, including campfires, soul torchers, and fire charges. It can also be used to make torches as an alternative. 

You can still use charcoal in these items, however, by following the below recipes. 

How to Make a Campfire with Minecraft Charcoal

To make a campfire in Minecraft using charcoal, you will need to get the following materials and place them in a crafting table, as shown below.

  • Three regular wood blocks (not planks) 
  • Three sticks
  • One charcoal 

How to make a fire charge in Minecraft using charcoal

To make a fire charge in Minecraft using charcoal, you will need to get the following materials and place them in a crafting table, as shown below.

  • One blazepowder
  • One charcoal
  • One gunpowder

How to make a Soul Torch with Charcoal in Minecraft

Make a soul torch with charcoal by gathering the following materials.

  • One soul sand
  • One stick
  • One charcoal

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