How to Make Clay Blocks in Minecraft

How to Make Clay Blocks in Minecraft in 3 Steps

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Another day, another Minecraft gaming tip. So, today we will be showing you How to make clay blocks in Minecraft with easy-to-follow steps.

Clay is one of the most important ingredients in the game to date. Not just blocks, there are numerous uses of clay in Minecraft game and every player will definitely need it at some point as they proceed.

Clay is a block that can be smelted to form terracotta and is usually found in locations where both sand, dirt, and water are present, most commonly appearing in shallow water, especially along the coast of island groups. When mined, four clay balls will drop; those can be smelted into bricks. So, without further ado, let’s show you some practical steps to get this done quickly.

Here is How to Make Clay Blocks in Minecraft in 3 Simple steps

1. Navigate to Crafting Menu

The first step is to navigate to the crafting and open it. Typically, you will have a 3×3 crafting Menu grid display which is where items will be displayed. The picture below shows how it looks like.

Navigate to Crafting Menu

2. Add Items to Make Clay Blocks

Like we earlier mentioned in the first step above, you will be having a 3×3 grid menu where the crafting will take place. Now, place four (4) pieces of clay in the 3×3 crafting grid to make a clay block.

Note: It is pretty important to place the clay in the exact pattern that you find in the displayed picture here. In the first row, there should be 1 clay in the first box and 1 clay in the second box (the third box should be empty). In the second row, there should be 1 clay in the first box and 1 clay in the second box (the third box should be empty). This is the Minecraft crafting recipe for a block of clay.

When you completely arrange the clay in its appropriate pattern, a clay block will appear at the right box.

Add Items to Make Clay Blocks

3. Move Clay Block to Inventory for use

Finally, now that you have crafted your clay block, you will have to move it to your inventory for use…and that’s all.

Move Clay Block to Inventory for use

Uses of Clay Blocks

There are many things you can use clay blocks for like we had earlier mentioned in this piece. One of the main uses is making terracotta – and you can follow the steps in this article to get that done yourself.

Clay Blocks Making Command Keys for All Platforms

  • For Minecraft Java Edition: /give @p clay 1 and /give @p clay 1 0 for Education Edition
  • Minecraft PE: /give @p clay 1 0
  • For Xbox: /give @p clay 1 0
  • Windows 10: /give @p clay 1 0
  • For PS: /give @p clay 1 0
  • Nintendo: /give @p clay 1 0

The method we have shared here works perfectly and on all the Minecraft gaming platforms.  Meanwhile, we welcome all your ideas and other tips from you in the comment area.

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