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Minecraft Barrel

There are so many different aspects to Minecraft, but one is storage. Normally in Minecraft, the only way you could store your inventory was with a chest, but now they added two new blocks. One block is the shulker box which you can only get from the end, but another is a barrel. In this guide, you are going to learn how to craft and use a barrel.


Required Materials to Craft a Barrel (Java Edition)


- 6 wooden planks

- 2 wooden slabs


How to Craft a Barrel (Java Edition)


The first thing you are going to need to do to craft a barrel in the Java Edition of Minecraft is to gather wooden planks. To get wooden planks, all you need to do is punch a tree and get oak wood. You can then turn one piece of oak wood into four wooden planks in your crafting table.


Crafting wooden plank


Now that you have your wooden planks, you can use them to craft wooden slabs. To get wooden slabs, all you need are three wooden planks. Once you have those wooden planks, you need to go to your crafting table. You can follow the pattern below to make wooden slabs.


Crafting wooden slabs



Now that you have your wooden planks and slabs, all you have to do is find your crafting table. You can follow the recipe below to craft a barrel.



Crafting a barrel


Required Materials to Craft a Barrel (Bedrock Edition)


- 6 sticks

- 2 wooden slabs


How to Craft a Barrel (Bedrock Edition)


To craft a barrel in Minecraft Bedrock Edition, all you need are six sticks and two wooden slabs. To get sticks, you need some wooden planks. It is really easy to get wooden planks. To get wooden planks, all you need to do is punch a tree and get oak wood. You can then turn one piece of oak wood into four wooden planks in your crafting table.


Crafting wooden plank


Now that you have gotten your wooden planks, you can place them in the crafting table. Make sure to stack them on top of each other like in the pattern below. This will enable you to craft sticks.


Crafting Sticks


Now that you have your sticks, you need to get wooden slabs. To get wooden slabs, all you need are three wooden planks. Once you have those wooden planks, you need to go to your crafting table. You can follow the pattern below to make wooden slabs.


Crafting wooden slabs


Now that you have acquired your slabs and planks, you can use your crafting table to craft your barrel. The following is the crafting recipe for a barrel in Minecraft Bedrock Edition.


Crafting barrel in Minecraft Bedrock Edition



How to Use a Barrel


Now that you have crafted your barrel, using it is very simple. Both Minecraft editions have the same mechanics on how to use a barrel. All you have to do is equip the barrel in your hand and right-click the ground with it. This will place the barrel. Then, all you have to do is right-click the barrel. This will open the barrel and allow you to store your items in it, just like a chest.


Conclusion


Now that you have learned how to craft and use a barrel in Minecraft, make sure you have enough wood. Crafting barrels are a great source of storage in Minecraft and they may fit the look of your house more than a chest will.



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