How to Make Concrete in Minecraft from Concrete Powder

In Minecraft, concrete is a solid and sturdy block which is available in the 16 regular dye color. However, the concrete here is usually used for decoration. Unlike wood and wool, the concrete has more pronounced and isn’t flammable. With concrete, it makes your building in Minecraft world get a more attractive and gorgeous look.

Because concrete is a very useful block for making the enchanting building, so it would be better for you to start making it right now. Indeed, crafting the concrete in Minecraft is quite easy to do. Are you interested in making it? If so, let’s follow our ways in the below!

Making Concrete from Concrete Powder. Here’s the Guides!

In order to make concrete, you surely need concrete powder with any colors. Of course, there are at least 16 dye colors of concrete powder that you can use to make concrete. They are including:

  1. White Concrete
  2. Orange Concrete
  3. Magenta Concrete
  4. Light Blue Concrete
  5. Yellow Concrete
  6. Lime Concrete
  7. Pink Concrete
  8. Gray Concrete
  9. Light Gray Concrete
  10. Cyan Concrete
  11. Purple Concrete
  12. Blue Concrete
  13. Brown Concrete
  14. Green Concrete
  15. Red Concrete
  16. Black Concrete

From this, you can understand that to make concrete, you should create the concrete powder first. The concrete powder here can be obtained by mining and also crafting. To mine the concrete powder, you can use any tools or by hand, but here we recommend you to use a shovel as the quickest and most effective way.

In this chance, we will only guide you to get the concrete powder by crafting it. So, here’s how to create concrete from concrete powder:

Step 1: Crafting Concrete Powder

The material you’ll need:

  • 4 Sand

4 Sand

  • 4 Gravel

4 Gravel

  • 1 Dye color (Red)

1 Dye color (Red)

Steps to craft it:

  • Firstly, you need to open the crafting table which will show the 3×3 crafting grid.

open the crafting table which will show the 3x3 crafting grid.

  • Here, you will see the crafting grid which can be used to fill the materials in making the concrete powder.
  • You surely need to place the materials in the right pattern. If it’s not, we guarantee that you cannot get the concrete powder even though crafting it.
  • In the first row, you should 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.

Add Items to make Red Concrete Powder

  • If you place the materials in the correct pattern, the concrete powder should appear in the box result.
  • If you’re successfully done in crafting the concrete powder, you can then move it into your inventory.

successfully done in crafting the concrete powder, you can then move it into your inventory

Congratulations! You can now already have the concrete powder which can be used to make the concrete.

Step 2: Making Concrete from Concrete Powder

If you successfully craft the concrete powder and you already have it in your inventory, of course it’s a good time for you to start making the concrete from concrete powder. To make it, you will need two main materials below:

  • 1 Concrete Powder (any color)

1 Concrete Powder (any color)

  • 1 Water Bucket

1 water bucket

The Steps to make it:

  • First, you need to choose the concrete powder in your hotbar and place the concrete powder down on the ground.

 choose the concrete powder in your hotbar and place the concrete powder down on the ground

  • Once you put the concrete powder on the ground, you can then choose the water bucket in your Hotbar.
  • Then, pour the water onto the concrete powder. Well, to pour the water, each platform may be a different, here they are:
  1. By right-clicking on the concrete powder (for Java Edition (Mac/PC), Minecraft Education Edition and Windows 10 Edition.
  2. By tapping on the concrete powder (for Minecraft Pocket Edition)
  3. By pressing the LT button (for Xbox 360 and Xbox One)
  4. By pressing the L2 button (for PS3 and PS4)
  5. By pressing the ZL button (for Wii U and Nintendo Switch)

Use the Water Bucket on the Red Concrete Powder

  • Once you pour the water and touch the concrete powder, it will turn into a concrete block.

Once you pour the water and touch the concrete powder, it will turn into a concrete block.

  • You can also put the water back into the bucket if you have turned the concrete powder into concrete blocks. To pick up the water back into bucket, the game controls that you can take are:
  1. By right-clicking on the concrete powder which you have poured the water (for Java Edition, Minecraft Education Edition and Windows 10 Edition)
  2. By tapping on the concrete block which you have poured the water (for Pocket Edition)
  3. By pressing the LT button (for Xbox 360 and Xbox One)
  4. By pressing the L2 button (for PS3 and PS4)
  5. By pressing the ZL button (for Wii U and Nintendo Switch)

 Put the Water back in the Bucket

  • If you take the right action depending on your platform, the water should be back in your bucket.

That’s it! You now already have a concrete that you have made from concrete powder.

More About Concrete

You may already understand if the concrete powder comes into contact with water, it will turn into a block of concrete which has a solid and study form. It means that if you want to turn the concrete powder into concrete, it specifically has to fall flowing water or a water source block.

To note, the concrete will not solid in midair falling past water. Then, if it lands beside the water, it can turn to a block concrete. Well, the splash water bottles or raining will not give effect on concrete powder which cannot turn the concrete powder into concrete. The point is, to make the concrete powder turning into a block concrete, you should place it directly in water which makes the placement sound of the concrete.

How to find the concrete powder in Creative Mode? As we just showed you how to make the concrete powder in Survival Mode, you may want to know how to get the concrete powder in Creative mode, may not you? If it’s true, you surely can find the concrete powder in Creative Mode by accessing the Creative Inventory menu. Here, you can find building blocks which can be found in Creative Menu Location.

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