How to make concrete Minecraft

How to Make Concrete in Minecraft

Looking to know how to make Concrete in Minecraft? 

This is your guide to learnt how to create it step by step.

How to make concrete powder and then create concrete with various colours in both Bedrock and Java Edition in Minecraft. Follow the easy process and start building with the amazing coloured blocks.

Crafting Items Needed To Make Concrete

This will be for multiples of 8 Concrete/Concrete Powder

  • 4 Sand Blocks
  • 4 Gravel
  • 1 Dye
  • 1 Pickaxe
  • 1 Water Source
  • Crafting Table

How to Make Concrete In Minecraft Guide

1. Place your crafting table, open it and place 4 gravel in a cross shape.

How to Make Concrete Minecraft

2. Insert the sand blocks in all four corners of the crafting table.

How to Make Concrete Minecraft

3. Place the dye in the middle to create the concrete powder used to make concrete.

How to Make Concrete Minecraft

4. Now you can pick up your concrete powder your pick axe and your water source. Place the water bucket down or find the nearest water source and place you concrete next to the water. It will instantly turn to concrete and you can now mine it and put it into your inventory. Note that it needs to be directly next to water otherwise it will stay as concrete powder.

How to Make Concrete Minecraft

Additional Information


Sand can be found in many places, often near water such as sides of rivers, small ponds or mostly in the desert areas. You can use your hands or a spade to collect gravel.


Gravel can be found in oceans, in rivers and mostly near water sources. You can use your hands or a spade to collect gravel.

Coloured Dye

You can craft dye by collecting flowers and using your crafting table, craft them into different coloured dyes. Be aware to get blue you will need Lapiz.

Water Source

I prefer to break a cross in the ground and insert my water bucket there so it flows directly into the 4 squares. You can however use any method as long as the block is next to the water.

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