For a fence, place 1 oak wooden plank and 1 stick in each box.

Repeat the same placement pattern for the third row and then add it to your inventory.

Minecraft Java version 0.2.0 added fences.

This short guide will provide all information regarding Minecraft fences and how to make them.

When you begin your journey in a new land, fences will be one of the first things that you need to build.

Fences are a useful tool for farming and can be found in all types of farm builds.

Fences are also used in the game as decorative blocks.

There are 8 styles of fences and the humble fence is a popular choice for builders because of its unique appearance.

Materials required to build a fence:

4 wooden planks (any kind) and 2 sticks are the materials that you’ll need to build a fence.

You can easily make Wooden planks by simply dropping any piece in the 2×2 crafting list.

Each woodblock will yield 4 wood planks.

You can also make sticks this way by stacking one wood plank on the other in any crafting menu.

Two planks will produce a total of 4 sticks.

How to Make a Fence In Minecraft?

Step-by-Step Guide(with Pictures):

This is a pictorial step-by-step guide that you will need to follow in order to build a fence using Minecraft.

Step 1:

Create a crafting menu by interfacing with a crafting tables.

Step 2:

Use 4 wooden planks and 2 sticks to form the exact shape shown in the crafting table menu.

Step 3:

Simply click the fence from the crafting table and drag the item into your inventory.

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How do you make different fence types in Minecraft?

You can use different types of wooden planks in your fence crafting recipe to make different types of fences.

The recipe must use the same type wood.

You should not combine different types of wood in your crafting recipe.

This will result in no output.

As an example, birchwood can be used to build a fence made of birch, as shown below:

You can choose from birch, oak, acacia and nether brick as fence types.

You can make any of the above fences by following the instructions but you will need to replace any block in the recipe with the desired wooden planks.

To make a jungle-wood fence, you can use planks made from jungle wood.

You can make crimson, nether or warped fences by using crimson planks or nether bricks instead of the same recipe.

The best use of fences in Minecraft

Most fences are used to trap or enclose mobs.

Because they are not easily jumped over, fences make it easy to farm and breed animals in the game.

Fence designs in Minecraft:

Below is a list of all Minecraft fence types.

The fences shown from left to right are: oak, spruce, birch, jungle and dark oak.

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FAQs

Q. Can mobs jump over fences in Minecraft?

Horses are currently the only mob that can leap over fences (without the jump booster effect).

Q. What is a carpet fence?

A “carpet fence” refers to a piece of carpet placed over an existing fence.

This allows you to jump across the fence and access your farm easily but no villager or mob can jump over it.

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Q. Can villagers open fence gates in 2020?

As of the writing of this article (1.16.4), fence gates are not allowed to be opened by villagers.

Villagers can only open gates and doors.

Final Words

The current version of Minecraft has a lot to offer in terms of blocks.

Fences will be a great help throughout your adventures.

These blocks are extremely affordable and can be used to create unique mechanics that are unmatched in Minecraft.

They also make it possible to build mob farms.