How to make concrete in Minecraft

There are a lot of things that you can do in Minecraft. The game literally comes with infinite possibilities that the players can explore. The building is a major part of Minecraft. You’ll start the game using basic building materials but as you go further, you’ll find how useful Concrete is. Over the past days, there has been a lot of confusion about making Concrete in Minecraft.

These confusions are arising because of the fact that making concrete in Minecraft does not follow a straightforward method. There is a certain process that you need to follow. In this guide today, we’ll take you through this process of making Concrete in the game so that you can get the item yourself in Minecraft. So without any further ado, let’s look into how to make concrete in Minecraft.

How to make concrete in Minecraft

In order to make concrete in Minecraft, you first need to make Concrete Powder. So to make concrete powder, you need to combine Gravel, Sand, and Dye. So initially, you need 4 Gravel, 4 Sand, and 1 Dye, which will create 8 concrete powder that you can play with. The crafting of concrete powder follows a specific placement order so you need to place 4 sand in the 4 corners, the dye in the middle, and fill the rest of the free grids using the 4 gravel. The color of Concrete depends on the color of the dye that you use to create the concrete powder.

Crafting concrete powder in Minecraft

Then when the concrete powder is crafted, you need to simply place it next to water to make it into concrete. Putting the concrete powder alone won’t turn it into actual concrete. So you need to place the concrete powder right next to blocks of water. If you place the concrete powder a block away from water, it won’t turn into concrete. The process is pretty easy but we miss the obvious most often.

Concrete Powder and Concrete in Minecraft


Summing up our guide, the first step to making Concrete is to craft Concrete Powder. Combine 4 Gravel, 4 Sand, and 1 Dye in the order mentioned above to make Concrete Powder. Once that’s done, simply place the concrete powder right next to the water and it will turn into Concrete. That said, we hope reading the guide above has brought some valuable information and help to you. Please let us know by commenting down below if you have any further queries regarding the same.


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