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Step By Step Easy Guide To Make A Torch In Minecraft

Written by Tabassum Altaf

Minecraft is all about crafting the latest things for your own defense and survival, and making a torch to light your surrounding up is no different.

Not only the torch but the infinite lava source, increased tick speed, and Minecraft bow are also some of the useful inventions in Minecraft.

While digging around craves, the torch is a must-have. And if you don’t know how to craft, you better hear me out!

And don’t be despair as I am going to tell you how to make a torch, whether standard or Redstone, in a simple and fast way.

 Components To Make Torches In Minecraft

Well, to make torches, you need to assemble all the required ingredients, namely;

  1. Wooden sticks
  2. Coal
  3. Charcoal
  4. Redstone (for Redstone torch)

STEP 1:  Make Wood Sticks

For wood sticks, you need to have wooden planks first. Wooden planks can easily be made from these wood logs. Just follow the steps described below:

  1. Put your wood log in your inventory or crafting table.
  2. Put the resulting wood plank in your inventory again.
  3. Make as much as required.
  4. This will make wood planks from wood logs.
  5. Now, to make sticks place one wood plank in the first row.
  6. Put the second one, right below it, in the second row.
  7. Draw the eventual four bows down to your inventory.
  8. Redo these steps to make further bows.

STEP 2: Hunt Coal

From going ten to fifteen blocks under the surface, you will have coal ore blocks. It is easy to mine it from coal ore blocks by using a wooden pickaxe. Well, to make a wooden pickaxe, follow  these steps;

  1. In a 3 x 3 crafting table, put a wooden stick in the middle.
  2. Put another wooden stick right below it.
  3. Now put three wooden blocks in the upper row.

Your wooden pickaxe is being crafted. Go and hunt your own coal.

STEP 3:  Seek Charcoal

This method is a bit chaotic, but let me tell you this in the simplest way possible. For that, you first need to make a furnace.

  1. Place 8 cobblestones, leaving a space from the middle, to make a furnace.
  2. Place the furnace on the ground.
  3. Now open your finance, put wood logs, right above the flames, in the upper spot.
  4. The woods will burn to flames only if you put some flammable material down the flame.
  5. Since wood planks are more flammable than wood logs, so place wood planks in the lower spot.
  6. The wood will burn to coal when you start the furnace.
  7. Collect it and use it afterward.

STEP 4: Find Redstone

You can easily discover Redstones while digging deep into the surface. For that, you need an iron pickaxe. If you don’t have one, follow these steps to make one.

  1. Open your crafting menu.
  2. In a 3 x 3 grid, put three iron ingots in the upper row.
  3. One wooden stick in the middle slot.
  4. One more wooden stick, right below the middle one.
  5. You are all done. Now dug deep to find red stones.

3 Super Easy Steps To Make A Torch

 

From coal

The simplest way to make a torch is by using coal. Above, I told you how to hunt coal, mine them, and use them for your own benefit.

  1. Open your crafting table.
  2. Put one coal in the middle block of the first row.
  3. Put a stick right below the coal, in the second row.
  4. This results in 4 torches; drag them in your inventory.
  5. Repeat the process till you get your desired torches.

From Charcoal

Whether you make it from coal or charcoal, the procedure is the same. But for your convenience, let me describe it again;

  1. Open your inventory.
  2. Add charcoal in the middle of the first row and; a wooden stick in the second one below the charcoal.
  3. This will result in 4 standard torches. Drag them down to inventory.
  4. Make as much as you want.

From Redstones

For red lightning in Minecraft, use this red stone torch. It throws a red shade to the nearby region. Now to make one, follow these steps;

  1. Open your crafting table.
  2. Place your Redstone in the middle block of the first row.
  3. And now place a wooden stick in the middle of the second row, just below the Redstone.
  4. This results in a Redstone torch.
  5. Drag it down to the inventory and make as much as required.

In a nutshell, you can easily make your own torches in Minecraft in 3 simple ways. Lighten Not only your surroundings but also defense yourself from your rivals.

You have read all the proven steps to make torches. Now it’s time to take action.

Which torch do you like the most?

The standard one?

Or the Redstone one?

In either case, do let me know with a quick comment!

About the author

Tabassum Altaf

Tabbasum is working as a tech writer at Techbide since she was graduated from university with a strong writing portfolio. Love to guide readers to fix computer troubleshoot problems, mobile app errors, and have a great portfolio in writing how-to guides. She quotes that it makes me happy when users quickly solve their PC, mobile, and other devices problems. In her free time, you might catch her watching BBC documentaries.