Everything you need to know about concrete powder in Minecraft


In Minecraft, concrete powder is a one-of-a-kind block. It’s available in a variety of hues and can be used in an endless number of combinations.

A player in the image above used world editing to transform the sand in a desert biome into various colored concrete powders, creating a stunning look.

Players who want to use concrete powder or hardened concrete in their creations should be aware of all the options available.

An amazing build that takes advantage of concrete powder’s reaction to gravity

Concrete powder isn’t found in the Overworld or the Nether naturally. It has to be sculpted.

The following materials can be used to make concrete powder in Minecraft:

One Dye, four sand, four gravel (any color)

The ingredients for concrete powder can be placed in any space on the crafting table because the recipe is shapeless. The dye that the player chooses determines the color of the concrete powder.

From the above-mentioned resources, the player will acquire eight concrete powder blocks. Of course, if the player adds more sand, gravel, and colour, this can be increased.

Uses of concrete powder in Minecraft

A player uses concrete powder to create "spice barrels" (Image via u/OhNoCrumbs on Reddit)
A player uses concrete powder to create “spice barrels” 

Concrete powder has only one other function besides construction: it is used to make hardened concrete.

This is accomplished by dissolving concrete powder with water (a water source, flowing water, or a waterlogged block). Unfortunately, concrete powder is unaffected by rain or splash water bottles.

Concrete powder, like sand or gravel, is impacted by gravity and can thus be utilized in a wide variety of redstone structures.

Players who want to manufacture a lot of concrete in a short amount of time should watch the video above, which shows the “easiest concrete maker in Minecraft.”

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