How To Make Bricks in Minecraft

Britt Britt (157)
3 minutes

Bricks are a staple block in Minecraft for building. Whether it’s the main feature or an accent block, they’re quite attainable to make even in the early stages of survival worlds. Below is a guide to the simple gathering and crafting of brick in Minecraft!

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Clay is commonly found at the bottom of rivers, lakes, and swamps. Mine clay blocks with a shovel or fist to break them into dropping clay balls. Clay balls are the most important part of the recipe!

craft a furnace

Next, craft a furnace. You’ll need eight cobblestone to do so.

furnace recipe

If you have a furnace already, make sure you have enough fuel for the next step.


Place the clay ball in the top slot in the furnace GUI and fuel (such as coal or wood) in the bottom slot. With that, the furnace will smelt the clay balls into bricks!

Bricks can then be used to craft brick blocks or flowerpots!

Overcome your fear of heights!
Britt Britt (157)
5 minutes

With the 1.18 update's new world height limit, mountains can be even more of a pain to traverse.