In this post, we’ll guide you in making concrete powder which is used to make a concrete block. Without concrete powder, we guarantee that you cannot make the concrete at all. Due to the concrete powder being a very essential material, of course, making it in Minecraft is such a must-do.
Are you coming to this page to find the recipe of making concrete powder? If so, you’re at the right page. So, here’s the recipe in making the concrete powder!
Recipe of Making Concrete Powder in Minecraft
Before you go on making the concrete powder in Minecraft, you surely must know the recipe first. However, making the concrete powder is exactly easy to do as long as you recognize the recipe deeply.
The Materials You’ll Need:
- 4 Piece of Sand
- 4 Piece of Gravel
- 1 Dye (any colors you want )
The Steps to Make it:
- First of all, you have to access the crafting table from the crafting menu. However, the crafting table will be used to craft any items, not included Minecraft potion as it can just be made on the Brewing Stand.
- Once you access the crafting menu, it will show the 3×3 crafting grid.
- Well, the crafting grid here should be used to fill all materials to make the concrete powder.
- In crafting grid, you surely have to place the materials in the correct pattern. If it’s not, the concrete powder cannot be crafted well. At least, there are three boxes in each row.
- In the first row, you have to place 1 red dye in the first box, 1 sand in the second box and 1 sand in the third box.
- In the second row, you have to place 1 sand in the first box, 1 sand in the second box and 1 gravel in the third box.
- In the third row, you can place 3 gravels on three boxes.
- If you already place the materials in the right pattern, the concrete powder should show in the box on the right.
- If the crafting concrete powder is done, you can then move it into your inventory to use it later.
That’s it! You can now already have the concrete powder that you can use as the main material to make the concrete.
About Concrete Powder
Concrete powder is a solid and sturdy block which can be obtained by mining and crafting. Of course, to craft the concrete powder, you can take the ways above, while, if you want to mine it, you have to use any tools or by hand. Using a shovel can be an effective and quickest way to get it.
The concrete powder really obeys the law of gravity just like sand, gravel, anvils and the dragon egg. The concrete powder has 16 dye colors, including:
- White Concrete
- Orange Concrete
- Magenta Concrete
- Light Blue Concrete
- Yellow Concrete
- Lime Concrete
- Pink Concrete
- Gray Concrete
- Light Gray Concrete
- Cyan Concrete
- Purple Concrete
- Blue Concrete
- Brown Concrete
- Green Concrete
- Red Concrete
- 1Black Concrete
In making concrete powder, make sure you decide what colors that you need to create the concrete block as to make the concrete block, you will also be allowed to choose the color. Here, we recommend you to create the concrete powder for each color as when you really need to create concrete powder in a certain color, the concrete powder you need is ready in your inventory and you can then use it.
How does concrete powder work? In making concrete blocks, if the concrete powder comes into contact with water, it automatically will turn the concrete powder into the concrete block. In other words, you really need a bucket of water to make it.
The concrete powder will turn to concrete block if it lands beside the water. But it cannot be a concrete block even though there is rain or the splash water bottles touch it. To make the concrete block well, you definitely should place the water directly into the concrete powder until it makes the sound of concrete.
In Creative Mode, you can find it by accessing the Creative Inventory menu. From here, you’re able to find building blocks found in Creative Menu Location. In Survival Mode, of course, you can get the concrete powder by crafting it first.
Finding the Main Materials to Make Concrete Powder
As we have explained on the steps in the previous section, to make the concrete powder, you will need sand, gravel and also dye. You may wonder how to get it which can allow you to create the concrete powder. Here’s how to find them!
- Find a lot of sand
Aside from making the concrete, sand will also need to make any big building projects. Thankfully, you can find a lot of sand on the islands in the ocean, in the desert and also on the banks of ponds. We recommend you find it in Desert Biomes as that’s the greatest sources of sand. To mine it, you can use a few Shulker Boxes and a Diamond Shovel and then fill them up.
- Find a lot of gravel
Gravel can be obtained by mining it and then move it in the inventory. Just like to get sand in the desert, the best place to get a lot of gravel is also in the desert. Here, you will find large amounts of gravel without traveling very far.
Besides, the gravel can be also found by mining regularly, but it can be quickly filled up the space where there are more precious items that you can hold on it.
- Find dyes
In Minecraft, almost dyes can be found naturally but some of them probably can be crafted by combining two different dyes to get a new-dye. Most common dyes are white made from bones and black is made from ink sacks. While red is made from roses, yellow comes from flowers and blue are made of lapis.
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