Important Information
Full name Furnace
ID 61
Type Misc
Blast Resistance Unspecified
Naturally Spawning Unspecified
Primary Tool Pickaxe
Minimum tool level Wood
Drops Furnace
Luminosity 0
Reaction to redstone Inert
Affected by gravity No

The Furnace is a Block in Minecraft used in the Smelting of items. It must be provided with a fuel, upon which it will smelt whichever smeltable item put in it into a new item.

Items Smelted

Input Output
Coal Ore Coal
Iron Ore Iron Ingot
Gold Ore Gold Ingot
Redstone Ore Redstone
Lapis Lazuli Ore Lapis Lazuli
Emerald Ore Emerald
Diamond Ore Diamonds
Wood Charcoal
Netherrack Nether Brick
Clay Hardened Clay
Cactus Cactus Green
Cobblestone Stone
Raw Chicken Cooked Chicken
Raw Pork Chop Cooked Pork Chop
Raw Beef Steak
Raw Fish Cooked Fish
Raw Salmon Cooked Salmon
Furnace (Active)

A lit Furnace.


Eight Cobblestone in a hollow square makes 1 Furnace.



  • Furnaces used to have their top textured like Stone or a Stone Pressure Plate. It was changed to have a top texture like a Dispenser or Dropper.
  • Furnaces can hold a total of 192 items (a stack of items in all slots), making them the second-largest storage unit in the game, after the Chest.
Crafted Blocks
Crafted Blocks Brick (Block)BeaconRedstone TorchBlock of DiamondBlock of EmeraldBlock of GoldBlock of RedstoneBlock of IronBlock of CoalBlock of Lapis LazuliFlower PotItem FrameHopperDropperDispenserLeverPressure PlateButtonDoorTrapdoorPolished AndesitePolished DioriteSlabBookshelfJack o'LanternStained GlassStained ClayBlock of QuartzChestCrafting TableFurnaceAnvilEnchantment TableEnder ChestTrapped ChestStained Glass PaneSlime BlockBedNote BlockSticky PistonRedstone LampFence GateRedstone RepeaterRedstone ComparatorPowered RailActivator RailBoatMinecartMinecart with FurnaceCakeBrewing StandCauldron