How to Make Concrete in Minecraft 

 Last Modified April 25, 2022

 Published April 25, 2022

By  Peter Schwartz

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If you are the type of player who enjoys making tons of cool structures then it is evident for you to learn how to make concrete in Minecraft to create magnificent structures.

There are so many possibilities that you can create with concrete such as large buildings, tall skyscrapers and so much more.

They can be utilized to design amazing builds and mansions which are of modern or optimistic themes.

Read on to learn how to make concrete in Minecraft, what is it, and where to find it if you don't wanna craft your own.

What is Concrete in Minecraft

Concrete is a block that was introduced in the 1.12 update of Minecraft. It comes in 16 traditional Minecraft colors, and it is made by combining concrete powder with water.

If you want to learn how to make concrete in Minecraft then you will also need to learn how to make concrete powder.

The crafting process for Concrete is really simple as you only need 4 blocks of sand, 4 gravel, 1 dye (of your choice), and 1 water bucket to make a full batch of 8 blocks of concrete.

If you don't have any dyes on hand, you can also use ink sacs which can be obtained by killing squids.

These blocks can be used in so many creative and aesthetic ways. The sky is the limit with regard to concrete.

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How to Make Concrete in Minecraft

First, you need to open your crafting table so that you have the 3x3 crafting grid in order to initiate your entire process.

In the crafting menu, you should see a crafting area that is made up of a 3x3 crafting grid.

To make concrete, place 4 blocks of sand, 4 gravel, 1 dye (of your choice), and 1 water bucket in the 3x3 crafting grid.

Next, select the water bucket in your hot bar and pour it over the sand to wet it. The water will mix with the sand and create a concrete powder.

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Then, move the concrete powder to your inventory.

Now that you have some concrete powder, it's time to turn it into concrete. To do this, you will need to find a water source.

Once you have found water, hold down the shift key and right-click on the water with your concrete powder in hand.

This will place the concrete powder block next to the water block and turn it into concrete.

And that's it! You now know how to make concrete in Minecraft. Use your newfound knowledge well and start making your own megastructures.

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Where to Find Concrete in Minecraft

If you do not want to know how to make concrete in Minecraft because you think it will take up too much time then perhaps you would want to find it and just harvest it like most resources in the game.

Well, you can find concrete in Minecraft in the world generation. It is found naturally near water bodies such as oceans, rivers, and lakes.

It can also be found in abandoned mineshafts, village wells, and shipwrecks. However, these are not as common as the others.

In Conclusion, it is actually quicker and more efficient if you just learn to make concrete rather than trying to find it spawned naturally.

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What is Concrete in Minecraft For

As aforementioned, concrete is utilized to make grand structures such as buildings and mansions due to its block id.

When combined with other blocks, it can produce a very appealing look for the said structures.

Not only that but concrete is also fireproof which means your builds are less likely to get damaged by fire if you use this block.

The special feature of concrete is its well-finished texture which looks classy, elegant, and very modern.

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Minecraft Concrete Fun Facts

  • Concrete requires a water source to turn concrete powder into the full block.
  • The color of the concrete will be determined by the dye used in the original recipe. 
  • You can use any type of sand to make concrete powder, including red sand and soul sand.
  • You can find concrete naturally spawned near water bodies such as oceans, rivers, and lakes but learning how to make concrete in Minecraft and making your own is easier and faster in the long run.
  • If you want to know how to make stained concrete in Minecraft, simply add the desired color of dye when making the original recipe.
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