Simple Crafting Process a Barrel in Survival Mode of Minecraft

In Minecraft, the barrel stands as a versatile storage solution and crafting element, introduced in the Village & Pillage update. Crafted with wooden planks and slabs, the cylindrical barrel provides players with a distinctive container for item organization.

Offering a storage capacity of 27 slots, equivalent to a chest, barrels excel in compact spaces as they can be accessed even with blocks atop. Beyond mere storage, barrels seamlessly integrate into automated systems through hopper interactions, enabling players to create efficient item transportation and sorting setups. Moreover, their unique appearance makes barrels a popular choice for both functional and decorative purposes, contributing to the diverse landscape of creative constructions within the Minecraft universe.

This crafting guide provides detailed instructions on crafting a barrel in both Java Edition and Bedrock Edition, ensuring that you can efficiently manage your inventory and resources.

Required Materials for Barrel (Java Edition):

Required Materials for Barrel (Bedrock Edition and Education Edition):

  • 6 Sticks
  • 2 Oak Slabs
  • 2 Spruce Slabs
  • 2 Birch Slabs
  • 2 Jungle Slabs
  • 2 Acacia Slabs
  • 2 Dark Oak Slabs
  • 2 Mangrove Slabs
  • 2 Bamboo Slabs
  • 2 Crimson Slabs
  • 2 Warped Slabs

How to Craft a Barrel in Survival Mode:

Open the Crafting Menu:

Open your crafting table to reveal a 3×3 crafting grid.

Open the Crafting Menu

Add Items to Make a Barrel:

In the crafting menu, arrange the materials in the 3×3 crafting grid as shown in the examples below for Java Edition and Bedrock/Education Edition:

Java Edition:

Add Items to make a Barrel (Java)

Bedrock Edition and Education Edition:

Add Items to make a Barrel (Bedrock)

Ensure the items are placed in the correct pattern to craft a barrel successfully.

Move the Barrel to Inventory:

Once crafted, the barrel will appear in the result box. Move the newly crafted barrel to your inventory for immediate use.

Move the Barrel to Inventory

Command for Barrel:

  • Minecraft Java Edition (PC/Mac):
  /give @p barrel 1
  • Minecraft Bedrock Edition and Education Edition:
  /give @p barrel 1 0

Supported Platforms:

Barrels are available on various Minecraft platforms, including Java Edition (PC/Mac), Pocket Edition (PE), Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, Wii U, Nintendo Switch, Windows 10 Edition, and Education Edition.

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