How to make a sign in Minecraft


sign is a block in Minecraft which can display text.

Minecraft Versions • Required Items • Instructions

Minecraft Versions

Minecraft Bedrock Edition0.5.0
Minecraft Java Edition1.0.0

Required Items

  • 1 Stick
  • 6 Wood Planks


Time needed: 1 minute.

An anvil is crafted with a crafting table from 1 stick and 6 wood planks. The crafting process creates 3 signs for each set of ingredients used.

  1. Open the crafting menu

    With 1 stick and 6 wood planks in your inventory, open the crafting menu. You will be presented with the 3×3 crafting grid.

    Minecraft Make a Sign - Step 1

  2. Arrange the items on the crafting grid

    To make a sign, arrange the wood planks and stick on the crafting grid. Each item must be placed in the position seen in the sign crafting recipe below. When complete, the sign will appear to the right of the 3×3 crafting grid.

    Minecraft How to Make a Sign - Crafting Recipe
    The crafting recipe for a sign in Minecraft is 1 stick and 6 wood planks arranged in the following pattern:
    Row 1: wood plank, wood plank, wood plank
    Row 2: wood plankwood plankwood plank
    Row 3: empty, stick, empty

  3. Place the completed sign in your player inventory

    Select the sign and drag it into your player inventory.

    Minecraft Make a Sign - Step 3

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