Construct houses, bridges, tunnels, gardens, secret rooms, and more
Mine the right materials for basic building
Build statues, beacons, and pillars as landmarks
Develop your farm for renewable resources
If you can imagine it, you can build it in Minecraft — here’s how!
Want to build a castle? Create your own island? How about a house that floats in the sky? You can do it with Minecraft, if you know where to get the materials and how to put them together. This easy-to-follow guide gets you started, explains the skills you need, outlines fundamental building principles and offers endless ideas!
Get started — if you’re new to Minecraft, learn about the different game modes and when to use them, how to acquire materials, and how to choose a building site
Decide what to build — select high, ground level, or underground structures and construct walls, floors, and roofs
Spruce up your creations — add carpeting, vary the design with colors and textures, and include interior decorating or landscaping
Town and country — build a city or create a farm complete with crops and animals
Explore redstone engineering — discover how to use this powerful element to add circuitry and more