How to make a bucket in Minecraft

Bucket
Bucket

A bucket is an item in Minecraft that can be used to carry other items.

A bucket is crafted with a crafting table from 3 iron ingots. The crafting process creates one bucket for each set of ingredients used.

Minecraft Versions

PlatformVersion
Java Edition1.0.0
PE/Bedrock Edition0.7.0
Console (Legacy)1.0

Required Items

  • 3 Iron Ingots

Steps to make a bucket

Step 1: Open the crafting menu

Minecraft Make a Bucket - Step 1

With 3 iron ingots in your inventory, open the crafting menu. You will be presented with the 3×3 crafting grid.

Step 2: Arrange the iron ingots on the crafting grid

Minecraft Make a Bucket - Step 2

The recipe for a bucket is 3 iron ingots arranged in the following pattern:

  • Row 1: iron ingot, empty, iron ingot
  • Row 2: empty, iron ingot, empty
  • Row 3: empty, empty, empty

Arrange the iron ingots on the crafting grid in the correct positions. The bucket will appear to the right of the 3×3 crafting grid.

Step 3: Place the completed bucket in your player inventory

Minecraft Make a Bucket - Step 3

Move the bucket into your player inventory.