How to make a Piston in Minecraft

By | 16.02.2017

The Piston is the block used for pushing the blocks. This article will help the game lovers about how he can make a Piston in Minecraft with step-by-step with screenshot images.

Supported Platforms and Version

Platform Supported Minimum Version Required
PC/Mac Yes
Pocket Edition (PE) Yes  0.15.0
PS3 Yes
PS4 Yes
Xbox one Yes
Xbox 360 Yes
Windows 10 Edition Yes  0.15.0
Education Edition (EDU) Yes  1.0
Wii U Yes


Materials Required for Crafting a Piston

Before going on the further process, the Minecraft player has to collect certain recipe materials for making Piston. Following are the certain things which are required.

• 1 Iron Ingot
• 1 Redstone
• 4 Cobblestones
• 3 Oak Wood Planks
• 3 Spruce Wood Planks
• 3 Jungle Wood Planks
• 3 Acacia Wood Planks
• 3 Dark Oak Wood Planks
• 3 Birch Wood Planks

Note: You only need to use any one type of wood planks.

How to make a Piston in Minecraft

When all the required above material is collected, then he is ready to make a Piston. The process for crafting a Piston by following certain steps:

Step 1: Open the crafting Table
For crafting table, an individual has to open the crafting menu where he should add the items required for making the crafting grid. Before crafting any item, to make sure that the crafting table is a 3X3 crafting grid.

minecraft crafting table

Step 2: Add items to the Crafting Piston
In order to make a Piston, an individual has to add all the items which he collected in the crafting grid. Those items should be placed in a proper way. In the first row of the grid, all the boxes should have 1 wood plank. In the second row, an iron got should be put in the middle of the Cobblestones while in the third row, Redstone got should be put in the middle of the Cobblestones. After appropriate filling, a Piston would appear on the screen.

How to make a Piston in Minecraft


Step 3: Move Piston to the Inventory box
When the Piston is ready, then the player has to move it to the inventory box for using it.

Piston Minecraft recipe

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