How to Make a Bed in Minecraft

Crafting a cozy bed in Minecraft is essential for a good night’s sleep (and setting your spawn point!). Here’s how you can do it:


  • 3 Wool: You can obtain wool by shearing sheep with shears (crafted from 2 iron ingots). The color of the wool will determine the color of your bed.
  • 3 Wood Planks: Chop down any type of tree and convert the logs into planks using your crafting table.

Crafting the Bed:

  1. Open your crafting table. You can craft one using 4 wood planks of any type.
  2. Place the wool in the top row of the crafting grid. Make sure all three wool blocks are the same color.
  3. Place the wood planks in the middle row of the crafting grid. Arrange them horizontally across all three squares.
  4. Drag the completed bed from the crafting grid to your inventory.

Placing the Bed:

  1. Equip the bed in your hotbar.
  2. Click or right-click (depending on your platform) on a flat surface. The bed will be placed with the footboard facing you.
  3. To sleep in the bed, right-click (or interact) on it while facing it. This will set your spawn point and advance to nighttime.

Bonus Tips:

  • You can dye the wool before crafting the bed for a wider color variety.
  • Beds can be broken and picked up using any tool or your hand.
  • Placing a bed near villagers will encourage them to breed.
  • You can create bunk beds by placing one bed on top of another, with one block of air in between.

Crafting a bed is a quick and easy process that provides numerous benefits in Minecraft. So go forth, rest your weary head, and conquer the day (or night) refreshed!