How to Make Concrete in Minecraft?

Concrete is a strong and attractive material that will make the Minecraft creation a stunning appearance.

It comes in a variety of colours and doesn’t explode into wool that looks like flames.

The concrete block possesses slightly more durable resistance to blast than stone. However, this does not mean less blast resistance.

There are a few points to be aware of, prior to diving into the making of concrete.

It must be extracted using a pickaxe, otherwise, the block could disappear.

The fundamental block of concrete powder is made up of the same physics integrated as gravel and sand, the basic building blocks.

This means it follows the law of gravity and fall.

Contrarily, concrete that has been hardened follows the same physics as other blocks and remains in place regardless of the blocks beneath it.

Things you need to make concrete

Materials that you’ll need for concrete include:

  1. Four stones of gravel
  2. Four blocks of gravel
  3. The colour of your preference
  4. A source of water


It is often seen on beaches, small water bodies, ponds on mountains, biomes that cover large areas of the surface and underwater, which cover the bottom of frozen, cold ocean biomes.

It is harvested using any type of tool. However, shovels are the best choice because they do the same task more effectively than other tools.

To make eight concrete blocks just 4 gravel blocks will be required which means it’s not difficult.


Similar to sand blocks, another important component of concrete construction must be extracted with shovels.

They are found in desert biomes, and near water bodies such as rivers, lakes, and beaches.

It is necessary to have 4 of them to make concrete.


It is essential to know the colour you want for concrete before we begin to make it.

In Minecraft, concrete can be one of sixteen colours: red, orange, yellow, green, lime, light blue, cyan, blue, purple, magenta, pink, brown, grey, black, white, and light grey.

You can acquire the different dyes through making, melting or even selling.

There isn’t one method to make dyes, since each dye comes with its own recipe.

Below is a chart showing the source of each dye and the way it can be purchased.

A source of water:

The powder that is made of concrete is able to solidify by exposure to water from all sources except rain, cauldrons, or water bottles.

How do I create concrete in Minecraft?

To make concrete, players require concrete first.

Choose a colour that you prefer in the first box of the grid for crafting. Fill the final row and the third box in two rows with gravel, and then fill the rest of the grid.

This will create a cement powder block.

The process of bringing these concrete blocks into contact with water sources will result in a hunk of hardened concrete.

Step-by-Step Guide:

Concrete How to Make Concrete in Minecraft?

Here’s a step-by-step pictorial instruction you must follow to build the concrete you need in Minecraft:

Step 1. Start the table for crafting

Then, you need to open your crafting table until you’ve got the crafting grid of 3×3 similar to the one below:

How to Make Concrete in Minecraft How to Make Concrete in Minecraft?

Step 2. Set the gravel

They function as one of the two construction blocks for concrete powder.

Four gravel blocks need to be laid out in the order shown below.

Three blocks should be placed in the final column, while the last is to be put in the cell that is at the end of the middle row.

Step 3. Sand

As with gravel, you can put the sand in place but the arrangement of sand isn’t exactly symmetrical with gravel, so be sure you’re following the diagram below block-by-block.

Two blocks are required to complete the middle row, where there’s already one gravel, so both cells, in the beginning, will be filled with sand.

The remaining two blocks will be put on the 3rd and 2nd cells of the row.

Step 4. Place the dye

When you’ve finished placing the gravel and sand, one cell of the grid for crafting is left empty.

This is the location for any dye you choose to be put in.

Once you’ve done that, you will see a pile of eight concrete blocks visible on your monitor.

Step 5. Add the concrete powder to your inventory

As we mentioned previously, using this recipe will result in concrete powder blocks.

Making concrete from the powder is simple.

All you need to do is place the concrete powder near the water source, and it will change to hardened Concrete!

The picture below shows a person holding a block of concrete, and when it is placed near the river, the block changes to solid concrete.

The block changes from a grainy to a smoother version and is more attractive.

Step 6. Mine the concrete

This is the last step for the successful construction of concrete.

As you’ve got the concrete block before you, all that is left is to mine it.

It can only be mined using the help of a pickaxe.

Give Command for Concrete

Since concrete blocks come in a variety of colours, there’s no need for any standard way to give commands for concrete in itself.

The command is in the identical format for all colours.

The format is as follows:

/give @p colour_concrete_powder 1

The colour specified within the instruction is just a placeholder.

This means that you must change it to the colour of concrete you like to create.

For example, if you want to make a green concrete block, the command would look something like this:

/give @p orange_concrete_powder 1

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Final Words

Congratulations!! You’ve not only learned how to make concrete material, but you’ve also learned to create different kinds of concrete.

This deserves applause.

Decorating the bright and vibrant colours of concrete makes it worth the effort.

It is a building material.

The blast strength of concrete is significantly less, but its strength is marginally greater than stone.

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