How to make a Smithing table in Minecraft

Hey miners! Did you ever think about upgrading your diamond gear into a netherite gear? Or are you having trouble doing this with other types of equipment? So, in this article, we are going to talk about a tool used to upgrade your diamonds. Unlike other tools, you have a smithing table in your Minecraft, which is likely to be found in the toolsmith job site.  

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Apart from this its some characteristics are:

  • It is renewable.
  • It is stackable.
  • Its blast resistance and hardness is about 2.5
  • It can easily catch fire from the lava.
  • It is not transparent.


You can obtain a smithing table from a village or you can craft it as well, whereas after crafting you can take it anywhere and place it where you want.

in addition to this, They also spawn naturally in houses of toolsmith in houses, present in villages.

Crafting smithing table:

So, In this paragraph, we will guide you about how you can make your own smithing table by easily crafting it.

So, let us start;

Supported versions:

While crafting, on the other hand, we should have a look at the supported versions for a smithing table.

The versions supporting the crafting of smithing tables are:

  1. Java edition. (1.14)
  2. Pocket edition. (1.11.0)
  3. X box one. (1.11.0)
  4. Ps4. (1.91)
  5. Nintendo switch. (1.11.0)
  6. Windows 10 edition. (1.11.0)
  7. Education edition. (1.12.0)

Along with this, unfortunately, Ps3, Wii U, Xbox 360 are not in the list of supported versions.

Materials required:

The materials which are required to craft a smithing table are:

  1.  2 iron ingots.

Besides these you need planks, you can gather any plank you want. Some of them are listed below. 

  1. oak planks.
  2. spruce planks.
  3. jungle planks.
  4. acacia planks.
  5. dark oak planks.
  6. crimson planks.
  7. wrapped planks.

Note: do not gather them all, you can collect any of them in the quantity of 4.

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How to make a smithing table in Minecraft:

How to make a Smithing table in Minecraft

Open the crafting menu:

To have the 3×3 crafting grid open your crafting table.

Add your items to the crafting table:

In the crafting table, you will clearly see a crafting area which would be a 3×3 grid. To craft a smithing table we need to place 2 iron ingots and 4 wood planks in a 3×3 crafting grid.

Thus, When we are about to craft with wood planks, there is no specific wood plank mentioned. You can any of them like the dark oak plank, oak plank, spruce plank, birch plank, jungle plank, and many more.

Since, When making a smithing table, make sure that the materials are placed in the exact pattern as discussed.

Firstly, the first row would be filled with 2 iron ingots. One iron ingot in the first box and the other in the second box.

Now comes the second row, to fill in it use 2 wood planks, one in the first box, and the other one in the second box.

Last but not the least, comes to the third row, fill it in using the same recipe as the second row. Use 2 wood planks to fill it in. one in the first box and the other in the second box.

Even so, This is the easiest recipe for making a smithing table in Minecraft.

Now if you have placed the materials in the exact pattern as mentioned, a smithing table will appear right to the box.

Move your smithing table to inventory:

When once, you have got your smithing table in the box to the right move it to your inventory. So that you can have easy access to it when you want.

Congratulations 🙂 you have learned how to make a smithing table in Minecraft survival mode.

Usage of smithing table:

The only use of the smithing table is that they can be used to make netherite armor and tools.

Remember that whenever it says upgrade gear it would mean upgrading your diamond tools into netherite tools.

Changing profession by smithing table:

If any smithing table is present in a village that is not yet claimed by any villager, so any villager there who has not chosen a job site will have a chance to change their profession to toolsmith.

A villager once traded with this profession can not now change his job.

Netherite tools by smithing table:

Obviously, the netherite items made from the smithing table are far more durable and robust as compared to one of the diamond ones. for example, in the case of, a netherite sword, it could fall into the lava and float there without being damaged so you can grab it again. 

Some of the netherite tools which you are able to make from smithing table are listed blow here:

  • A Netherite Sword
  • Netherite Pickaxe
  • Netherite Axe
  • Nethertie Shovel
  • A Netherite Hoe
  • A Netherite Helmet
  • Netherite Chestplate
  • ANetherite Leggings
  • A Netherite Boots

So miners! are you ready to go with this smithing table and craft it as well. but before this, we think you should have a look down here. we have gathered some information that will of course help you with going with the smithing table.

Is smithing table breakable?


Smithing tables are breakable by hand, but if you want a speedy breakage than ax should be your first choice.

How much a smithing table needs experience to use?

Using smithing table:

Unlike anvils, smithing tables are free of experience, you can easily upgrade to netherite.

Iron Nuggets:

Smithing tables cannot be used for making iron nuggets by smelting.


In bedrock editions, smithing tables can be used as a fuel in furnaces. They can smelt 1.5 items per block.

So now, you know all the necessary stuff you needed to know before going with a smithing table. good luck!

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