Crafting Recipes

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Many crafting recipes use the crafting grid, similarly to Minecraft, except the 3x3 grid is always in the inventory and not a separate block. The other recipes that are not done through the grid are done with more immersive methods, smithing and clay forming are the best examples.


  • Stone tools are made through knapping obsidian, flint, chert, or igneous rocks: basalt, andesite, granite, or peridotite.
  • Metal tools are made through pouring ore into clay molds, or smithing ingots on an anvil. Some items cannot be cast and must be smithed. Additionally, some ores cannot be melted enough to cast.

Both methods will give you a tool head that you need to combine with a handle to become useful. See the Survival starter guide as well.


  • The flint spear is made through knapping.
  • The wooden club requires you to craft a knife first.
  • Metal weapons are made through tool casting or smithing.

Clay Item Molds

Are made via the clay forming interface. The cost of the items are as follows:

Amount of clay needed per mold
Mold or item # clay
Anvil 28
Planter 18
Prospecting Pick 13
Pick, Falx, Hammer, Hoe 12
Axe, Shovel 11
Flower pot 5
Cooking pot 4
Crucible 3
Ingot Mold 2
Bowl 1

Stationary Containers

  • Baskets have 8 slots.
  • Storage vessels have 12 slots and store some foods better.
  • Chests have 16, and 2 chests can be combined to produce a trunk with 36 slots.
  • Tool racks have space for 4 tools.

Labelled chests may be written on using pigments like coal , cinnabar or limestone.

Portable Containers

NOTE: When you throw out a container carried in one of the four container slots, it will take any items it had in it, with it. It can be best to empty your inventory before throwing containers out. The mining bag can only be used for carrying ores, minerals, and stones

See the Container 's page for more information.

Light Sources

Basic torches are crafted with a stick and 2 dry grass. You can light them by placing them into a lit firepit, or place them and light them with a Firestarter or torch, but they only last for a limited time when placed. Other light sources are permanent.

Utility Blocks & Items

Note that breaking the bloomery blocks returns on average 2/3 as many bricks as they cost to craft, with some variation.

Stone & Clay

Solid rock blocks are mined by removing all adjacent blocks touching their 6 faces.


Wood can be sawed into stairs or slabs by placing the saw in the crafting grid in a different direction around a plank. (see handbook)


Beds allow you to skip forward a number of hours, depending on the bed, in single-player and multiplayer, when all players are sleeping.

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