Candles are a light source in Minecraft which has many variants of itself. There are around sixteen colored and one uncolored variant of Candles that players can get in the game, mostly by crafting. In this article, we will talk about how to make a Candle in Minecraft whilst discussing how to use them.

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How to Make Candles in Minecraft

To make Candle in Minecraft, you need String and Honey Comb. Once you have the required material. Open the crafting menu and put the string in the middle of first row in the 3 X 3 Grid. Right below, put the Honey Comb and start the crafting process. Once it is done, move the crafted candle to your inventory.

Now the main question is do you have the required materials to make a Candle in Minecraft?. If not, don’t worry, we have got you covered.

How to Make String in Minecraft

To make string in Minecraft, players need to collect Cobweb using Shears. Granted, you have shears, go to abandoned mineshafts or abandoned libraries as they are full with Cobwebs to collect.

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Once you have Cobweb, use crafting menu to craft some strings. In Minecraft survival mode, players can just kill a spider to get string as an item drop.

How to Get Honey Comb in Minecraft

To get Honey Comb in Minecraft, players have to find bee nests and collect the said item using shears.

Bee Nests are found in Plains, Forest Area, and Sunflower Plains. Look for a birch or oak tree, as most of the times the Bee Nests are hanging on one of those. Use shears to collect the honey combs.

How to Use Candles in Minecraft

To use Candles in Minecraft, you have to put them in your hotbar, equip and place them wherever you want. Once that is done, equip a Flint and Steel and use it on the candles to lit them up.

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That’s all you have to do use a Candle in Minecraft. While you are here, make sure to read our guide on how to create a big map in Minecraft.

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