How to make charcoal in Minecraft: Charcoal is an item obtained by smelting logs or wood. It is used as fuel, or for crafting torches and campfires. Unlike coal, charcoal cannot be traded with villagers or crafted into a block of coal. Coal and charcoal also cannot stack together.
How to craft Charcoal in Survival Mode
1. Open the Furnace Menu
First, open your furnace so that you have the Furnace menu that looks like this:
2. Add Fuel to the Furnace
Next, you need to add fuel to the bottom fuel box in the furnace.
In this tutorial, we are going to use coal as our fuel.
3. Add Items to make Charcoal
Next, place the wooden item in the top box of the furnace. In this example, we are going to make charcoal from an oak log. You should see the flames cooking the oak log.
Once the wood is cooked/burned in the furnace, the charcoal will appear in the box to the right.
4. Move the Charcoal to Inventory
Now that you have made charcoal in your furnace, you need to move the new item to your inventory.
Congratulations, you have made charcoal in Minecraft!
How To Make Charcoal In Minecraft Game?
To survive your first night in Minecraft, it is important to be able to see in the dark so you need to know how to make charcoal in Minecraft.
Torches are a necessity to prevent mob spawns, and finding coal can sometimes prove to be difficult depending on which biome you begin in. Luckily, no matter where you spawn, chances are you will have trees nearby. This means you can light your surroundings with charcoal.
Unlike coal, charcoal is renewable and you never have to worry about running out in the late stages of the game provided you can find saplings. Given that saplings are nearly infinite, this means that charcoal is too!
Required items to how to make charcoal in Minecraft Wood logs (of any variety)
The primary ingredient to make charcoal is to burn wood logs. Trees can be found almost anywhere and each log will yield one charcoal.
A furnace can be made with eight cobblestones, and as long as you do not spawn in the sky, you can always dig down to find more stone.
You will also need a fuel source; if coal is too difficult to find you can always use any wood-based item.