Furnaces are currently the only way to smelt items in Minecraft. They can be fueled from either coal, any wood item, or lava, and allow the player to create a variety of items. Furnaces are created with Cobblestone placed in all spaces of a crafting table other than the center. It is the crafted the same way as a chest , but with cobblestone in place of wooden planks. If wood are in both spaces of a furnace, they will create charcoal, which is much more effective.
Items that can currently be smelted:
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