Minecraft is one of our favorite games and a furnace is an integral part of progressing in the game. A blast furnace is an improved furnace it can smelt all the same items as a traditional furnace but it does it twice as fast.
A blast furnace can not only be found it can be crafted and one of the primary ingredients is to have a regular furnace.
Where Can You Find A Blast Furnace?
A blast furnace can only be located in a village in the armorer’s house. They don’t spawn anywhere else naturally in the world but they can be found in the creative mode admin console.
Also, blast furnaces currently only exist in the following versions of Minecraft.
- Java Edition (1.14)
- Pocket Edition (1.11)
- Xbox 360 version does not currently support blast furnaces.
- Xbox One (1.11.0)
- PS3 version does not currently support blast furnaces.
- PS4 (1.91)
- Wii U version does not currently support blast furnaces.
- Nintendo Switch (1.11)
- Windows 10 Edition (1.11).
Bedrock edition which is the name given to Pocket Edition, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Windows 10 Edition all support it.
How To Make A Blast Furnace In Minecraft?
To make a blast furnace you’re going to need the following ingredients.
- 1 Furnace
- 5 Iron Ingots
- 3 Smooth Stones
Depending on your knowledge of the game you may know how to get all these items if not here is how you gather them.
A furnace can be made in Minecraft by taking 8 cobblestones and placing them in a square in the crafting table (leaving the center space empty).
An iron ingot can be made by taking iron ore and placing it inside a furnace along with coal.
Finally smooth stones these are a bit more complicated. You can put cobblestone in a furnace with coal and this will turn it into stone. You then need to repeat this process with the stone place it in a furnace with coal and it will come out as smooth stone.
A blast furnace is a really cool addition to your home if you’re looking to manufacturer certain materials at a faster rate. You should go ahead and look at creating a blast furnace at least one if you’re working on improving your current crafting setup.