With books and paper in Minecraft you can unlock a wealth of magical power and privilege. You can make a bunch of items and use them for one of the best ways to power up in the game. To make a bookshelf in Minecraft, you first need to get three books. Refer to our guide on making books and paper to get started on that. Once you have your books made, it’s time to get onto the next step. For the basic among you, here’s a quick recap.
How to make books in Minecraft
The books can be made by using sugar cane and turning them into paper, then combining that with leather to make the binding. Fill out a 2×2 section of the crafting grid with paper and leather and you can make your books. There are three pieces of paper and one leather needed to make one book, And since you need three books to make a shelf, you will need nine pieces of paper, and three leather, per bookshelf. So get harvesting the sugar cane, you’re going to need it to use this item to its full potential.
How to make a bookshelf in Minecraft
To build a bookshelf, you want to start with the Crafting Table. You need the 3×3 crafting grid to make the item. And as more and more complex items need to be made, you need that expanded grid. The 2×2 grid just isn’t big enough to get things done. You will want to get that done first, it’s also helpful for making those books for the bookshelf itself.
Once you have that done, it’s time to make the bookshelf in Minecraft. You need to bring out six wooden planks and three books to make one bookshelf. You can use any kind of wood. And as long as you lay it out in the right way, you can get a bookshelf. Use the image below for the layout. If it doesn’t work, just fill the top and bottom row of the 3×3 grid with planks, then fill the center row with books.
The biggest use for a bookshelf in Minecraft is for enchanting. YOu need 15 of them to make a ring around the enchanting table to get the most powerful and rares enchantments.