Armor: Chest Plate

Name: Chest Plate
Type: Armor
Source: Crafting Table
Stackable/Qty: No
Crafting Recipe: 1 Chest Plate
8 Ingots (Iron or Gold)
8 Diamonds
8 Leather


Chest plate armor can be worn in Minecraft & provided the greatest amount of armor points for defending against attacks or damage taken.

Tool: Cauldron

Name: Cauldron
Type: Tool/Storage
Source: Crafting Table
Stackable/Qty: Yes (64)
Crafting Recipe: 1 Cauldron (Block)
7 Iron Ingots


A Cauldron can be stored to store up to 2 buckets of water, it is primarily used as a water storage block & can used to fill-up to 6 Water Potions. Using a Cauldron with a brewing stand is helpful when setting up a location to create potions.

Block: Glass

Name: Glass
Type: Block (Material)
Source: Furnance
Stackable/Qty: Yes (64)
Crafting Recipe: 1 Glass (Block)
1 Sand (Block)


Glass blocks are created in a Furnace with Sand Blocks.  Any heating source can be used to smelt sand into glass, typically coal is used, smelting can also be done with wood, sticks, planks, & lava buckets.

Structures: Desert Temples

Name: Desert Temple
Type: Structure
Source: Desert Biome
Stackable/Qty: N/A
Crafting Receipe: N/A


A Desert is randomly generated structure in Minecraft, which generates in the desert biome.  Desert temples may appear along the edge of the desert environment more often, but can appear in the middle/central area of a desert area.

Inside the temple’s main floor, below the colored tile is an open pit 3×3 blocks wide, but 20+ blocks deep.  At the bottom of the pit are 4 chests which contain random items which can include ingots (iron & gold), Horse Armor or Saddles, Bone, and other items.  There is a stone floor plate in the center of the floor, stepping on it will set-off the 9 blocks of tnt located beneath the floor, this will likely kill your character & leave a very big hole in the ground.  It avoid this, mine the plate 1st, then the floor in order to mine the TNT which you can use for other

Item: Wooden Doors

Name: Wooden Door
Type: Item/Material
Source: Crafting Table
Stackable/Qty: Yes (64)
Crafting Recipe: 3 Doors
6 Wood Planks


Doors can be used in building, tunnels, even in underwater to block water from flooding.  3 Doors are produced for each 6 planks used in crafting.  Doors can be created from any type of wooden plank, but door appearance will be different with each type of wooden plank.

Item: Sticks

Name: Sticks
Type: Item/Material
Source: Crafting Table
Stackable/Qty: Yes (64)
Crafting Recipe: 4 Sticks
2 Wood Planks


Sticks are a used in the creation of other items; Arrows, Torched, Ladders, and much more, Sticks are used throughout the game; 4 sticks are created for 2 planks used in crafting.