The Boat is a vehicle, as well as an item in Minecraft that allows players to traverse water bodies quickly and safely. It is a renewable item that cannot be stacked. Meaning, players won’t be able to keep multiple boats in one inventory slot. That aside, the boat is a craftable item and with this guide, we will show you exactly how you can make a boat in Minecraft.

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How to Make a Boat

In Minecraft, you can make a boat using five Oak Planks and a Wooden Shovel. And, if you are playing Minecraft Java edition, then you don’t even need the wooden shovel, you can make an Oak Boat using just five Oak Planks, which you can craft from Oak logs.

Crafting an Oak Boat in Minecraft Pocket Edition

Players can use the same crafting recipe to make a boat in Minecraft Windows 10, Xbox, PS, Wii U, Nintendo Switch, and Education Editions.

Crafting an Oak Boat in Minecraft Java Edition

Once you have crafted the Oak Boat, you can move it to your inventory and use it whenever it is required.

How to Get a Wooden Shovel

Players can get a wooden shovel in Minecraft via crafting.

All you need is one wooden plank of any type and two sticks. Once you have the material, you can put the wooden plank in the first row, the middle block of the 3 X 3 grid.

You can put the two sticks right below the wooden plank. Initiate the crafting process, once it is complete, you will get the wooden shovel.

That’s all you need to know about how to make a Boat in Minecraft. While you are here, check out our other Minecraft guides.

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