A bow is a weapon in Minecraft which fires arrows as projectiles.
A bow is crafted with a crafting table from three sticks and three string. The crafting process creates one bow for each set of ingredients used.
- 3 Stick
- 3 String
Steps to make a bow in Minecraft
Step 1: Open the crafting menu
With 3 sticks and 3 string in your inventory, open the crafting menu. You will be presented with the 3×3 crafting grid.
Step 2: Arrange the sticks and string on the crafting grid
The recipe for a bow is 3 sticks and 3 string arranged in the following pattern:
- Row 1: empty, stick, string
- Row 2: stick, empty, string
- Row 3: empty, stick, string
Arrange the stick and string on the crafting grid in the correct positions. The bow will appear to the right of the 3×3 crafting grid.
Step 3: Place the completed bow in your player’s inventory
Move the bow into your player inventory.