How To Make Redstone In Minecraft

This blog post will show you how to craft Redstone or Redstone Dust in Mnecraft, which is used to power many blocks.

Updated on Sep 04, 2023
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How To Make Redstone In Minecraft

Everything you need to craft Redstone in Minecraft

Redstone in Minecraft allows the payer to build farms and displace the blocks and entities using certain blocks. Redstone dust powers many different Redstone-related blocks in Minecraft like powered rail, pistons, etc. There also are certain blocks in Minecraft that send a Redstone signal as an output, like the daylight detector and Detector.

Here are the items you’ll need to craft Redstone:

How to craft Redstone in Minecraft

#1 Acquiring Redstone ore


You can acquire Redstone or by mining it with a silk touch pickaxe. You’ll directly get the Redstone dust on breaking a Redstone ore, but if you want to store a lot of Redstone dust, it makes sense to break the ore with a silk touch pickaxe and smelt them later.

#2 Crafting Redstone dust


Once you get the Redstone ore, simply put it in a furnace, and you’ll get Redstone dust as a product. This Redstone dust is an integral part of technical Minecraft; it will help you create a lot of contraptions in the game.

The Redstone dust can be placed down but can’t be placed vertically on walls. To transmit power vertically, try using slabs or Redstone torches.

Apart from being used in many blocks, Redstone is also used in many brewing recipes.

What is the given command to get Redstone dust in Minecraft?

The command to give yourself Redstone Dust:  /give @p redstone_dust 1

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