A bookshelf is an item in Minecraft which can be used to enhance enchantments when used in conjunction with an enchantment table. Bookshelves are also commonly used decoratively. Follow the steps in the tutorial below to craft a bookshelf!
|Minecraft Bedrock Edition
|Minecraft Java Edition
- 3 Books
- 6 Wood Planks
Time needed: 1 minute.
A bookshelf is crafted with a crafting table from 3 books and 6 wood planks. The crafting process creates 1 bookshelf for each set of ingredients used.
- Open the crafting menu
With 3 books and 6 wood planks in your inventory, open the crafting menu. You will be presented with the 3×3 crafting grid.
- Arrange the items on the crafting grid
To make a bookshelf, arrange the books and wood planks on the crafting grid. Each item must be placed in the position seen in the bookshelf crafting recipe below. When complete, the bookshelf will appear to the right of the 3×3 crafting grid.
The crafting recipe for a bookshelf is 3 books and 6 wood planks arranged in the following pattern:
Row 1: wood plank, wood plank, wood plank
Row 2: book, book, book
Row 3: wood plank, wood plank, wood plank
- Place the completed bookshelf in your player inventory
Select the bookshelf and move it into your player inventory.
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