How to make a Bookshelf in Minecraft

In this tutorial, you will learn and acknowledge with full explanation on how to make a Bookshelf in Minecraft with step wise instructions. Generally in Minecraft Bookshelves are among the important decorative items and one of the many building blocks that you can choose to make.

In Minecraft Bookshelves are the decorative blocks which is mainly to enhance enchanting with an enchanting table in the Minecraft game. To make a Bookshelf in Minecraft to also quite expensive to create.

Let us now explore on how to make a Bookshelf in Minecraft

Bookshelf Supported Platforms In Minecraft

A is Bookshelf in the following different versions of Minecraft:

Platform                                       Supported (Version*)

Java Edition (PC/Mac)                                                    Yes

Pocket Edition (PE)                                                         Yes

Xbox 360                                                                       Yes

Xbox One                                                                       Yes

PS3 PS3                                                                         Yes

PS4 PS4                                                                         Yes

Wii U                                                                             Yes

Nintendo Switch                                                            Yes

Windows 10 Edition                                                        Yes

Education Edition                                                           Yes

Materials Required to make a Bookshelf in Minecraft

These are the materials you will require to use to make a Bookshelf in Minecraft:

  • 3 Books
  • 6 Oak Planks
  • 6 Spruce Planks
  • 6 Birch Planks
  • 6 Jungle Planks
  • 6 Acacia Planks
  • 6 dark oak planks

How to craft/make a Bookshelf in Survival Mode in Minecraft Games:

1. Open the Crafting Menu

At First you will need to open your crafting table to get yourself prepared with the 3×3 crafting grid that would look like the image shown below:

2. Add Items to make a Bookshelf in Minecraft

In the crafting menu, you would come across to see a crafting area which is made up of a 3×3 crafting grid. To make a Bookshelf, 6 wood planks and 3 books to be placed in the 3×3 crafting grid.

While crafting with wood planks, you can choose to use any kind of wood planks, be it oak, spruce, birch, jungle, acacia, or dark oak wood planks. In this example tutorial, we will be using oak wood planks.

It is important while making a bookshelf, the wood planks and the books are to be placed in the exact pattern like the image shown below. It should be 3 wood planks in the first row, then 3 books in the second row and then finally 3 wood planks in the third row of the crafting table.  Hence it is the Minecraft crafting recipe to make a Bookshelf in Minecraft.

Now that the crafting area is filled with the correct pattern, the Bookshelf will be visible in the box to the right.

3. Move the Lantern to the Inventory

Once you make the Bookshelf in Minecraft, you will now need to move the new item to your inventory.

Congratulations, this is the final and last step to make a Bookshelf in Minecraft.

Things to be crafted out with the Bookshelf

You can use a bookshelf to make items in Minecraft such as:

  • How to make a Lectern

Things to Do with Bookshelf

Here are some activities that you can do with a bookshelf in Minecraft:

  • How to Open an Enchanting Table

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