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A crafting table is a utility block used to craft items within a 3×3 grid. When it is used, it allows a player to access the crafting grid.

Appearance

The crafting table has a 3×3 grid on its top and, on the sides, various tools are depicted, including a hammer, saw, and a pair of pliers. The underside of a crafting table has a texture that is exactly like that of wooden planks.

Crafting tables will naturally generate in village libraries, witch huts, igloo basements, and in woolen tents outside Pillager Outposts.

Crafting

Wood Planks

Wood Planks


Wood Planks

Wood Planks




Crafting Table



Usage

Pressing use on a crafting table will open the 3×3 crafting grid that allows the player to craft many more items than are available in the inventory crafting grid, which is only 2×2.

Crafting tables can be used as fuel in furnaces, smelting for 1.5 operations.

Crafting tables can also be used to repair damaged tools, weapons, and armor. This is done by combining two damaged items of the same material side-by-side in the crafting grid. This method of repair does not require any experience but removes any enchantments on either or both items.

Mining

A Crafting Table can be harvested with any tool or by hand, but an axe is the fastest.

Tool This block needs Axe to be mined
Hardness 2.5
Breaking time[note 1]
Default
3.75
Wood
1.9
Stone
0.95
Iron
0.65
Diamond
0.5
Netherite
0.45
Gold
0.35
  1. Times are for unenchanted tools in seconds.

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Trivia

  • On console editions, the crafting interface can be changed into "Classic Crafting" by going to the "User Interface" in options and enabling "Classic Crafting."
  • A common mistake made by players when attempting to create a crafting table is using logs, which are cut directly from trees, instead of wooden planks.
  • Originally, the crafting table was called "workbench".
  • As of update 1.5 - Redstone Update, crafting tables and furnaces can be pushed by pistons.
  • As of update 1.14 - Village and Pillage, crafting tables naturally generate in the little tents surrounding pillager outposts.
  • The Crafting Table's sides textures are the same as wood planks, except with the tools on the sides.

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