How To Make a Blast Furnace? (Pictures)

You have a lot of ores and other blocks you want to smelt? What if we tell you that there is a way to smelt blocks and ores twice as fast compared to the normal furnace? This furnace is called “Blast furnace”. Do you want to learn how to make a blast furnace? Read this article to learn how!

How to make a blast furnace?

As you read above, the blast furnace gives you the ability to smelt twice as fast as the normal furnace. The thing is, that it can smelt only ore blocks, tools and armor (including gold and chainmail). This furnace also can melt down your old armor or tools into the ingots they are crafted from! If you follow the steps below, you can learn how to make a blast furnace very easily! Follow the steps below!

1. Gather a furnace, iron ingots, and smooth stone blocks.

What items and blocks, you will need, for the making of the blast furnace:

  • x5 Iron Ingots;
  • x1 Furnace;
  • x3 Smooth Stone blocks.

2. Open the crafting menu and add them.

After you collected and farmed all the items from the list above, open your crafting menu by pressing the button “E” (as default).

3. Add the items for the blast furnace recipe.

After you opened up your crafting menu, place the items from step #1 in the order from the picture below!

The order for the recipe is the following:

  • the bottom row is filled with Smooth Stone blocks; 
  • put the furnace in the center;
  • fill the rest with the iron ingot.

After you place all the items in the correct order (like in the picture), the blast furnace will appear in the box on the right. Grab it by left-clicking it and dragging in the preferred slot in your inventory or directly hit right click and it will go in the first free slot in your inventory automatically! 

Congratulations! Now you know how to make a blast furnace and you can smelt your items twice as fast! Go now and experiment with your new furnace!