Minecraft Build Hacks (Boat, Lead, Vanishing, Charcoal, Lantern, Sugarcane, etc)

Minecraft was initially released in 2009 and fully in November 2011, it is a popular sandbox video game designed by Markus Persson, Jens Bergensten, and Stephen McManus.

The developers of this game are Mojang Studios, Xbox Game Studios, and 4J Studios, it is created using a Java programming language, and the interface is just so amazing.

This game is a cross-platform game for both of its editions, you can play it with Windows, Xbox, and PlayStation players if you are preferring a Minecraft Bedrock Edition.

And if you are preferring to play a Minecraft Java Edition you can play it with players of Mac, Linux, and Windows operating systems.

Well, there are many things to build in Minecraft, some are not so easy, in this article we are going to discuss Minecraft Build Hacks.

Let’s start from:

How to make a boat in Minecraft?

All of you Minecraft video game players want to know about its build hacks, wondering about how to make a boat in Minecraft? We got this covered for you.

If you want to travel quickly over vast water expanses in Minecraft video game boats are the easiest and affordable method to do this, boats travel at different speeds and players use them mostly to cover long distances.

Materials required

  • You need a crafting table
  • You need five wooden planks

Steps to build a boat

  • Start by chopping down logs to get the wood, though logs could be of any type.
  • You need at least 3 logs to build a boat.
  • Now, open the crafting area of the 3×3 grid.
  • After that, place the logs into a slot on the survival inventory crafting table to make wooden planks.
  • Once you are done with making wooden planks you need to place down a crafting table.
  • Now place the wooden planks in a U-shape of the crafting table to make the boat.

Moving on:

How to make a lead in Minecraft?

A lead or a leash is an item that is used to tie a lead to a mob, you can also tie a lead to a fence this will keep the mob away from running.

A lead is available on Java Edition, PS3, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Windows 10 editions of the Minecraft game, now we will tell you about how to make a lead in Minecraft?

Materials Required

  • You need 4 Strings.
  • And 1 Slimeball to built a lead.

Steps to build a lead

  • First of all, go to the crafting table, you need a 3×3 crafting grid.
  • On the 3×3 crafting grid area, place 4 strings and 1 slimeball to make a lead.
  • You need to keep track of few things make sure to place 1 string in the first box and 1 string in the second box of the first row.
  • Now make sure there must be 1 string in the first box and 1 slimeball in the second box of the second row.
  • Now in the last row of the 3×3 crafting grid area, there must be only 1 string in the third box.
  • If you have made the things in the right pattern the lead will likely appear in the box to the right.
  • Now that lead is created move the new item to your inventory, and you are good to go.

You wanna learn more about Minecraft build hacks? Let’s explore the charcoal Minecraft hack.

How to make charcoal Minecraft?

In Minecraft charcoal is an item that is obtained by wood or logs smelting, players can use charcoal as fuel and it can also be used to craft torches, but there is a thing unlike coal you can not trade charcoal with villagers.

Materials Required

  • You need 1 oak log, 1 dark oak log, and 1 stripped dark oak log
  • You need 1 spruce log
  • You need 1 birch log
  • You need 1 jungle log and 1 stripped jungle log
  • You need 1 acacia log and 1 stripped acacia log
  • You need 1 stripped oak log, 1 stripped spruce log, and 1 stripped birch log

Well we mentioned a bunch of woods that you can use, but you don’t have to use all of them, you just need one.

Steps to build a charcoal

  • Go to the Furnace menu and open your furnace.
  • Now, add fuel to the furnace’s bottom fuel box, though you can use coal as fuel.
  •  Now, you need to place any wooden item from the above materials required section in the furnace’s top box.
  • When you are done with the previous step and the wood is burned completely, you will see the charcoal in the right box.

How to make a torch in Minecraft?

Minecraft torch is a basic addition to your inventory, well this item might not sound so important, but homie you will need it when you want to see in the dark.

In this section, we are going to discuss a simple method to craft torches, you can use the torches further to make Lantern and jack o’lantern.

Materials Required

  • You will need 1 charcoal or 1 coal (You can select one)
  • And 1 stick

Steps to build a torch

  • Go to the crafting menu and open the crafting table with 3×3 grids.
  • Now you need to add the items to the crafting grids but there are two ways to do this, for the first method you need to add 1 stick and 1 coal in a pattern put coal to the second box of the first row and a stick to the second box of the second row.
  • For the second method put 1 charcoal to the second box of the first row and a stick to the second box of the second row.
  • Once you are done with either one method you will see 4 torches in the box to the right.

How to make lantern Minecraft?

A lantern is a bright light source and is also used for good decoration in the Minecraft game, though you can also consider it as an important item in your inventory.

You can also find lanterns in snowy tundra villages or the nether by bastions, here we are going to discuss an easy method to answer your question about how to make a lantern in Minecraft?

Materials Required

  • You will need 8 iron nuggets
  • You will need 1 torch

Steps to build a lantern

  • Go to the crafting menu and open a crafting table on your screen.
  • You will see a 3×3 crafting grid on your screen.
  • Now it’s time to add items in a 3×3 crafting grid, you need to follow a certain pattern while adding items, make sure there are 3 nuggets in the 3 boxes of the first row.
  • And in the second row add 1 nugget in the first box then add a torch in the second box of the second row, then add one more nugget in the third box.
  • Add 3 nuggets in all three boxes of the third row.
  • Once you are done putting items with the right pattern in the 3×3 crafting grid, you will see a lantern in the right box.

How to make a smoker in Minecraft?

The smoker is one of the important kitchen items that you must have in your inventory, though it will help in cooking steak or meat more quickly than a regular furnace, here we will discuss a hack to make a smoker.

Materials Required

You can use any wood from the list below to make a smoker.

  • You must need a furnace
  • You can have 4 oak logs or 4 spruce logs
  • You can have 4 birch logs or 4 jungle logs
  • You can have 4 Acacia logs or 4 dark oak logs
  • You can have 4 stripped oak wood, or 4 stripped spruce wood, or 4 stripped birch wood

Steps to build a smoker

  • Go to the crafting menu and open a crafting table with 3×3 grids on your screen.
  • Now you need to put items in the 3×3 crafting grids.
  • Start by putting woods, you need to put them in a certain pattern place and wood from the above-mentioned list, here we take birch wood.
  • Put 1 birch wood in the middlebox of the first row.
  • Now put two birch wood in the first and last box of the second row also put a furnace in the second box of the second row.
  • In the last step, put 1 birch wood in the second box of the last row.
  • If your pattern is correct you will see a smoker in the box to the right.

How to plant sugarcane Minecraft?

If you want to grow crops in Minecraft then sugarcane is your go-to crop, it is extremely useful and easy to plant sugarcane in Minecraft, though you can also find them on ocean shores and also on river banks.

Here we will discuss planting them, you can plant them anywhere near the water source such as:

  • Grass
  • Sand
  • Red sand
  • Coarse dirt
  • Podzol

Steps to plant a sugarcane

  • Right-click on any of the above-mentioned items to plant sugarcane,  put one block of sugarcane in the one block of the previously selected item.
  • Make sure about the water source while planting it.
  • Let the sugarcane grow once it gained the height of 1 block, you can break the second block.
  • By doing this, all other blocks will be broke, but you have to grow and plant the first block again.
  • Repeat all these steps to plant more sugarcane.

How to ride a horse in Minecraft?

If you want to ride a horse in Minecraft you need two things:

  • Horse and a Saddle

Steps to ride a horse

  • First, go and find a horse, you can find one in the Plains biome.
  • If you are not finding a horse, you can use a cheat to summon a horse.
  • Now, you need to tame the horse by repeatedly mounting the horse and getting it bucked off.
  • You need to mount the horse frequently every time you are knocked off.
  • By doing this the horse will let you sit on it longer.
  • When the horse is tamed you will see red hearts all over the horse.
  • Now, you have to put a saddle on the horse otherwise you can not control the movement of your horse.
  • You will see a window with the items that your horse is wearing, move the saddle to the saddle box.
  • Once the saddle is worn your horse appearance will be changed.

Minecraft Curse of Vanishing

Curse of vanishing is an enchantment it causes the item to disappear completely even if you die with it in inventory or equipped.

Curse of vanishing has limited effects but you can use it for finding an upgrade tool, armor, weapon, and shield through trading or chests.

You can also take the item to repair it or enchant it but you will lose the cursed item if you die with it in your inventory, though PvP servers can also benefit their equipment with the Curse of Vanishing.

You are allowed to enchant the following items with Curse of Vanishing

  • Diamond Axe, Diamond Hoe, and Diamond Shovel
  • Golden Axe, Golden Hoe, Golden Pickaxe, and Golden Shovel
  • Iron Axe, Iron Hoe, Iron Pickaxe, and Iron Shovel
  • Stone Axe, Stone Hoe, Stone Pickaxe, and Stone Shovel
  • Wooden Axe, Wooden Hoe, Wooden Pickaxe, and Wooden Shovel
  • Netherite Axe, Netherite Hoe, Netherite Pickaxe, and Netherite Shovel

There are a lot more things that you can enchant with Curse of Vanishing.

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Minecraft is a sandbox video game released in 2009, regardless of its drawbacks it still manage to gain the title of the greatest game ever made.

The article will ease a lot of you with the Minecraft build hacks, you can learn to build a boat, lantern, charcoal, smoker, torch, and many other items after reading all the build hacks mentioned above, and you can also learn how to ride a horse in Minecraft.

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