How to make a tripwire hook in Minecraft

In this Minecraft tutorial we will craft a tripwire hook.

Minecraft Versions • Required Items • Instructions

Minecraft Versions

Minecraft Bedrock Edition0.13.0
Minecraft Java Edition1.3.1

Required Items

  • 1 Iron Ingot
  • 1 Stick
  • 1 Wood Plank


Time needed: 1 minute.

tripwire hook is an item in Minecraft which can detect players, mobs and items.

A tripwire hook is crafted with a crafting table from 1 iron ingot, 1 stick and 1 wood plank. The crafting process creates 2 tripwire hooks for each set of ingredients used.

  1. Open the crafting menu

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

    Minecraft Make a Tripwire Hook - Step 1

  2. Arrange the items on the crafting grid

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

    Minecraft Make a Tripwire Hook - Crafting Recipe

    The recipe for a tripwire hook is 1 iron ingot1 stick and 1 wood plank arranged in the following pattern:
    Row 1: empty, iron ingot, empty
    Row 2: empty, stick, empty
    Row 3: empty, wood plank, empty

  3. Place the completed tripwire hook in your player inventory

    Select the tripwire hook and move it into your player inventory.

    Minecraft Make a Tripwire Hook - Step 3

Additional Tripwire Hook Information

Data Value – Binary (BIN)10000011
Data Value – Decimal (DEC)131
Data Value – Hexadecimal (HEX)83


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