How To Make A Boat In Minecraft (Crafting Guide)

In this guide, we will show you how to build a boat in Minecraft.

If you want to travel across the vast oceans in Minecraft, then you should learn how to make a boat. With a boat, you can visit faraway lands or uninhabited islands. Here, you can either farm resources or build your humble abode. Apart from traveling, you can also use the boat to go fishing or transport other mobs like the villagers. Know that you know the importance of owning a boat in Minecraft, we’ll tell you how to craft it.

Minecraft: How to Make a Boat

Plank Placement to Craft a Boat in Minecraft
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To craft a boat from scratch in Minecraft, you’ll need the following materials:

  • A Crafting Table
  • Wooden Planks (Any of the following woods)
    • Spruce
    • Oak
    • Birch
    • Jungle
    • Acacia
    • Dark Oak
    • Mangrove

Once you have all the required materials, you can start building a boat.

  1. First, open the 3×3 crafting table menu.
  2. Then, fill the bottom row with wooden planks.
  3. Next, place two planks on either side of the center slot.
  4. The planks should form a U shape in the grid.
  5. If you’re playing on the Bedrock version, then you’ll have to place a shovel in the middle slot to use as oars.

Once your boat is ready, place it in your inventory and head over to a water body. Then, you can place the boat in the water and mount it to start your voyage.

If you’re completely new to the game, then start by collecting logs by chopping down trees. Then, place one log in your 2×2 player crafting menu and you’ll get four planks. Next, fill your 2×2 crafting menu with planks to get a crafting table. Then, you can follow the instructions above to build a boat.

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