Easy Steps to Craft a Wooden Shovel in Minecraft

In Minecraft, the wooden shovel is a basic yet essential tool that allows players to efficiently dig through various materials. This tutorial will guide you through the process of crafting a wooden shovel in Survival mode, providing step-by-step instructions and helpful screenshots.

Required Materials:

To craft a wooden shovel, you’ll need the following materials:

  • 2 Sticks
  • 1 Wood Planks (can be any type: oak, spruce, birch, jungle, acacia, dark oak, mangrove, bamboo, crimson, warped, or cherry planks)

Crafting Process:

Open the Crafting Menu:

Open the Crafting Menu

Begin by opening your crafting table to access the crafting grid. The crafting table has a 3×3 grid, and it will look like this:

Add Items to Make a Wooden Shovel

In the crafting menu, you’ll see a 3×3 crafting grid. To craft a wooden shovel, place 1 wood plank and 2 sticks in the correct pattern. You can use any type of wood planks, depending on the wood you have available.

Add Items to Make a Wooden Shovel

The crafting pattern is as follows:

  • First Row: Place 1 wood plank in the middle box.
  • Second Row: Place 1 stick in the middle box.
  • Third Row: Place 1 stick in the middle box. This arrangement creates the Minecraft crafting recipe for a wooden shovel.

Craft the Wooden Shovel:

Once you’ve placed the items in the correct pattern, the wooden shovel will appear to the right of the crafting grid.

Craft the Wooden Shovel

Move the Wooden Shovel to Inventory:

Drag the wooden shovel from the crafting grid to your inventory to complete the crafting process.

Congratulations! You’ve successfully crafted a wooden shovel in Minecraft. Now you can use this tool to dig through dirt, gravel, sand, and other materials as you explore and build in the game.

Command for Wooden Shovel:

If you prefer using commands to obtain a wooden shovel, you can use the following commands based on your Minecraft edition:

  • Java Edition (PC/Mac):
  /give @p wooden_shovel 1
  • Pocket Edition (PE), Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch, Windows 10 Edition, and Education Edition:
  /give @p wooden_shovel 1 0

Supported Platforms:

The wooden shovel is available on various Minecraft platforms, including Java Edition, Pocket Edition, Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, Windows 10 Edition, and Education Edition.

Enjoy your newly crafted wooden shovel and have fun exploring the blocky world of Minecraft!

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