In Minecraft, you will be able to do two things called blast furnaces and smokers. What are those? Have you ever heard about them before? What is the difference between the two? Find out the answers by reading the whole article.
A blast furnace refers to one of the most important items that you can have in your inventory in Minecraft. Just like a furnace, this one is mainly used to smelt items in the game but also comes with the power to smelt twice as fast as compared to the regular one. Unfortunately, it is able to be only used to smelt tools, ore blocks, and armor, along with gold or chainmail.
Crafting the blast furnace is really easy. First of all, you will just have to get all the materials, including one furnace, five iron ingots, and three pieces of smooth stone. Once you have gathered all of them, the next thing that you have to do is to open the crafting menu. Then, add all the items to the crafting menu. after filling the crafting area with all the items, your blast furnace should appear in the box to the right. Once it is ready, please move it to your inventory.
Smoker can be described as a block that cooks food items, just like a furnace, but twice as fast. Besides, it also serves as the job site block of the butcher. If you want to craft it, you will need to gather furnace and logs or wood. Feel free to choose one of all the kinds of wood, you do not have to gather them all. When everything has gathered, do these following steps.
The method to craft a smoker is not that different with crafting the blast furnace. The first thing that you have to do is to open the crafting menu, the one with 3×3 grids. Then, add the ingredients. As stated before, a smoker can be crafted from 1 furnace and 4 logs or wood. Please follow the right pattern by putting 1 wood in the middle of the box first row, 1 furnace in the middle box and the rest with 2 wood in the second row, and 1 wood in the middle box of the third grid. After that, you will be able to see a smoker appear in the right box of the crafting menu. In the end, you are able to save it in your inventory.
So, what is the difference between the blast furnace and the smoker? A blast furnace is used to smelt items in the game twice as fast as a regular one. However, there are only particular items that you are able to use it with. Meanwhile, a smoker is used to cook food items in the game, just like a furnace. However, this one cooks food twice as fast as a furnace. Once again, a blast furnace and a smoker are both furnaces but one is for cooking ores or smelting ores and one is for cooking meat.