How to make a smithing table in Minecraft?

Tools have always been important in Minecraft and their upgrade is all the more important. If you are using a wooden axe, an iron axe would be more efficient and if you are using an iron axe, a diamond axe would make your work easier. 

If you have been playing Minecraft for some time now you can understand what I am talking about. 

So, let’s take a quick look at how to make a smithing table in Minecraft and use it for upgrading your arsenal. 

Items required for crafting a table:

Iron ingotTwo
Wooden planksFour

How to make a smithing table in Minecraft?

Just follow the below steps:

  • Step 1: Gather all the above resources and open the crafting menu displayed above.
How to make a smithing table in Minecraft
  • Step 2: Put the iron ingots in the top grid and leave the last block empty.
  • Step 3: Place the wooden planks just below the iron ingots as shown above.
  • Step 4: Once the crafting is finished, a smithing table can be seen in the resultant block marked in red.
  • Step 5: Now you have your smithing table. Just quickly move it to your inventory as shown above and use it for upgrading your arsenal.

Now, you know the recipe for a Minecraft smithing table but, how will you make one if you can’t gather the ingredients?

So, let’s take a look at how to find ingredients for the smithing table.

How to get iron ingots in Minecraft?

To craft an iron ingot you will need to mine some raw iron and then use them to craft the iron ingots.

So here’s the way to craft iron ingots:

How to make iron ingots in Minecraft
  1. Mine iron ore blocks. Iron ores are mostly found near the hills. 
  2. You also need to mine some coal also for the fuel to be used to craft iron ingots. 
  3. Put the raw iron and the coal in a furnace.
  4. The resultant block to your right will have the iron ingot.
  5. Take it in your inventory for further use

How to get wooden planks in Minecraft?

Collecting wooden planks is the easiest task in Minecraft. You can find a nearby village and go there to get some wood planks.

Go to the nearest village and try to find houses made of wooden planks. Point your cursor directly at the house and use the left mouse button to break the wood planks.

Keep on breaking the walls until you have enough wooden planks for crafting.

You can also craft wooden planks in Minecraft.


Q1. What do you need for crafting a smithing table?

Ans. For crafting a smith table you won’t require many resources you just need two iron ingots and four wooden planks.

Q2.What is the difference between an anvil and a smithing table?

Ans. Unlike the anvil, the smith table can be used for unlimited times to repair or upgrade a tool with limited resources.

Q3. What villager do you get with the smith table?

Ans. You get a toolsmith villager with the smith table which can help you in the upgradation of tools using a barter system.

Q4. How do you make a smithing table in Minecraft?

Ans. Once you have collected all the required resources place them on the crafting table in the desired manner and as the result, a smith table will be crafted.

Q5. How do I upgrade to netherite?

Ans. For upgrading, to netherite, you will need a smith table just place the tool you want to upgrade in the first block and then a netherite ingot in the second, and the item will be upgraded.

The Bottom Line:

Overall the smith table is a very useful tool in Minecraft and it can be various purposes in the game. It makes the upgradation of tools very easy. Smith table is that it can be crafted with limited resources and there is not much hassle in crafting it.

Sanjay Gill
Sanjay Gill

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