How to Make a Grindstone in Minecraft

In this tutorial you will get to know with explanation on how to craft or make a grindstone in Minecraft with step wise instructions via screenshots.

The grindstone is another important item in your inventory used to repair items or remove enchantments from item.

Grindstone in Minecraft Supported Platforms

A grindstone is available in the following different versions of Minecraft:

Platform                          Supported (Version*)

Java Edition (PC/Mac)                          Yes (1.14)

Pocket Edition (PE)                              Yes (1.11.0)

Xbox 360                                               No

Xbox One                                              (1.11.0)

PS3 PS3                                                  No

PS4 PS4                                                  Yes (1.91)

Wii U                                                      No

Nintendo Switch                                    Yes (1.11.0)

Windows 10 Edition                              Yes (1.11.0)

Education Edition                                  Yes (1.12.0)

Required Materials to Make a Grindstone in Minecraft

In Minecraft, here is a list of materials that could be used to make a grindstone in Minecraft:

  • 2 Sticks
  • 2 Oak Planks
  • 2 Spruce Planks
  • 2 Birch Planks
  • 2 Jungle Planks
  • 2 Acacia Planks
  • 2 Dark Oak Planks
  • 1 Stone Slab

How to craft a Grindstone in Survival Mode

  • Open the Crafting Menu: At First you will need to open your crafting table so as to have the 3×3 crafting grid that would look exactly as shown in the image below.
  • Add Items to make a Grindstone: In the crafting menu, you would come across to see a crafting area made up of a 3×3 crafting grid. In order to make a grindstone, it will be required to place 2 sticks, 1 stone slab and 2 wood planks 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 are going to use oak wood planks.

While making a grindstone, it is important for the sticks, stone slab and wood planks, to be placed in the exact pattern as the image shown below. In the first row, there should be kept 1 stick in the first box, 1 stone slab in the second box and 1 stick in the third box.

In the second row, there should be kept 1 wood plank in the first box and 1 wood plank in the third box. This is the final Minecraft crafting recipe for a grindstone or the way to make a grindstone in Minecraft. Now that the crafting area has been filled with the correct pattern, the grindstone will appear in the box at the right.

  • Move the Grindstone to Inventory: Once you are done with crafting a grindstone, there you will need to move the new item to your inventory.

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