How to Make Concrete in Minecraft: A Detailed Guide

Minecraft Concrete Recipe
Minecraft Concrete Recipe

Minecraft Concrete is a vibrant and durable building material item that can be used in game to build awesome blocks. With its brighter colour, it adds an awesome look to any structure in the game.

As it looks like wool but it is not flammable, unlike wool which means wool can catch fire but Concrete in Minecraft cannot as it is combustible in nature.

Keep in mind that it should be mined with a pickaxe otherwise, the block will be lost. But before making concrete blocks you will have to make concrete powder.

Let’s explore more about Minecraft Concrete Blocks in Minecraft.

Required Items to Craft Concrete in Minecraft

Crafting a Concrete in Minecraft requires few . These are:

  • 4 Blocks of Gravel
  • 4 Blocks of Sand
  • A Dye (any colour of your choice)
  • Water Source (cannot be from rain, water bottles, Cauldrons)

The above items will easily make a Concrete Block in Minecraft. But as we have already mentioned, you have to first make the Concrete blocks with 4 Gravel Blocks, 4 Sand Blocks, and a dye colour of your choice. As there are 16 different colours of Concrete that you can create in Minecraft, you just have to select any dye among them.

Gravel can be found on Beaches, near water pools, or ponds in gravelly mountain biomes. As you only have to harvest 4 gravel blocks that is enough to create 8 concrete powder blocks.

You can mine Sand with a Shovel. You can find Sand on Desert biomes and also nearby water bodies like rivers and beaches

In order to make dye you can use different elements. Every colour of concrete requires different items for crafting. So, you can choose any dye colour which you want to give to Minecraft Concrete.

Lastly, water, it can be easily found anywhere and you just have to make it solidify by making concrete contact with water. Keep in mind that you cannot make concrete by using rainwater, cauldrons or water bottles.

How to Make Concrete in Minecraft

Concrete is a beautiful block that you can craft with the help of the below-mentioned steps. Let’s take a look at a quick guide on how to make concrete blocks with concrete powder.

1.  Open a Crafting table with a grid of 3×3 so it will look like below.

2. Now, you have to put the 4 sand blocks and 4 gravel blocks with just any colour dye. For example, you look at the below image. Just put the blocks in the same position. However, you can replace the colour of the dye with your favourite colour.

3. Now, you will have your concrete ready. Just move it to your inventory.

How to Make Concrete Block from Concrete Powder

In order to make the concrete powder, you have to follow the above steps, and after you have done the steps and you get the concrete block. Now you have made contact between this concrete powder and water.

So, when you put this block into the water it will transform into concrete and you can use this block to build different structures in the game.

Different Types of Concrete Colour Blocks

There are 16 dye colours that you can use to make 16 different colors of concrete blocks. They are:

  • Yellow Concrete Block
  • Lime Concrete Block
  • Pink Concrete Block
  • Red Concrete Block
  • Black Concrete Block
  • Blue Concrete Block
  • Gray Concrete Block
  • White Concrete Block
  • Cyan Concrete Block
  • Purple Concrete Block
  • Light Gray Concrete Block
  • Green Concrete Block
  • Orange Concrete Block
  • Magenta Concrete Block 
  • Light Blue Concrete Block 
  • Brown Concrete Block

So, you have plenty of options to choose your favourite Concrete Block in Minecraft and after choosing put all the 4 Sand and 4 Gravel blocks in the same manner as the above guide and replace your current dye colour with your favorite colour.

Conclusion

Minecraft Concrete is an excellent element for decorative and building purposes. With these colour blocks, you build an extraordinary structure that can amaze everyone. So, choose your favorite dye and make the block colour of your desire. However, you can also check our guide on Minecraft’s Top 10 Best Modpacks that will change the gaming experience of Minecraft completely.

F.A.Q (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. How to Make White Concrete in Minecraft?

Ans: You can Make White Concrete with 4 Sand Blocks, 4 Gravel Blocks, and White Dye. The white dye can be acquired with Bone Meal or Lily of the Valley.

2. How to Make Black Concrete in Minecraft?

Ans: You can Make Black Concrete with 4 Sand Blocks, 4 Gravel Blocks, and Black Dye. A black dye can be acquired with Ink Sac or Wither Rose.

3. How to Make Brown Concrete in Minecraft?

Ans: You can Make Brown Concrete with 4 Sand Blocks, 4 Gravel Blocks, and Brown Dye. The brown dye can be acquired with Cocoa Beans. 

4. How to Make Green Concrete in Minecraft?

Ans: You can Make Green Concrete with 4 Sand Blocks, 4 Gravel Blocks, and Green Dye. A green dye can be acquired with Cacti Plants.

5. How to Make Yellow Concrete in Minecraft?

Ans: You can Make Yellow Concrete with 4 Sand Blocks, 4 Gravel Blocks, and Yellow Dye. Green dye can be acquired with Sunflower or Dandelions.

6. How to Make Blue Concrete in Minecraft?

Ans: You can Make Blue Concrete with 4 Sand Blocks, 4 Gravel Blocks, and Blue Dye. Blue dye can be acquired with Lapis Lazuli or Cornflowers.

7. How to make Grey concrete in Minecraft?

Ans: You can Make Grey Concrete with 4 Sand Blocks, 4 Gravel Blocks, and Grey Dye. Grey dye can be crafted by mixing black and white dye.