We can build many magnificent designs in Minecraft. Furthermore, there are numerous types of structures, blocks, decorates, everything you can think of. With millions of players playing the game, new creativity always reflects in the game. Players build beautiful structures with amazing usages.
Lighthouse Minecraft is one of the best architectural masterpieces. With a tall tower with a moving light on top of it, you can easily use it as a landmark to find your hone if you get lost in the huge world of Minecraft. This post will serve as the best guide to build Lighthouse.
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What is Lighthouse Minecraft?
Lighthouse Minecraft is an essential landmark for keeping track of your journey in Minecraft. Minecraft has an immense big world with thousands of random seeds. With such a big Lighthouse, you can keep a look at the sea and use it as a mark. In your own Minecraft SCP, you can definitely create this huge masterpiece.
Required items list to build Lighthouse Minecraft –
There are plenty of build items in Minecraft, such as oak logs, oak slabs, cobblestone, glowstone, oak stairs, oak planks, prismarine, obsidian, bricks, and many more. Though the duration obtainability and durability vary for each of these items, these items can be considered as suitable building materials.
1. Stone Bricks
Stone bricks will serve as basic building blocks for the lighthouse. They are pretty healthy as well as good looking.
2. Spruce and Oak Planks
Both Spruce and Oak Planks are easily obtainable and can be useful in building the lighthouse’s interior.
You can have any door which suits your art styles.
4. White and Red Concrete
We’ll need white concrete as well as some other dyed concrete to have a good design.
5. White and Yellow Stained Glass Pane
We’ll use white stained glass pane to add windows and yellow stained glass to cover the top light. These glasses will add a good touch to our lighthouse.
Lanterns are a great way to decor the interior of the lighthouse. They can be easily crafted using an iron nugget and a torch.
7. Smooth Stone Slabs
We’ll use smooth stone slabs to create a spiral staircase inside the lighthouse.
8. Red Nether Bricks
We’ll use Red Nether Bricks to cover the top section of the lighthouse.
9. Redstone Lamp
Redstone Lamp will be our main light of the lighthouse.
10. Daylight Sensor
Daylight sensor will be useful at lighting our lighthouse automatically in night.
How to build a Lighthouse in Minecraft?
1. Create a circle base
Firstly, you need to decide the size and shape of your lighthouse base. We suggest you build a 9×9 circle as shown below. This will be good enough to make your lighthouse look big and also be spacious.
2. Fill the first layer
Use spruce/oak planks to fill the first layer of your lighthouse. You have the freedom to use any other materials as per your need and decor styles. But building the lighthouse’s interior with wooden material gives it a good touch.
3. Build Inner Wall
Now, start building the inner wall using stone bricks as shown below. Make sure you leave a space for a door at the base. You can also build windows while building the wall of Lighthouse Minecraft.
4. Place a door
Now, place a door at the entrance of the lighthouse minecraft. You can use any type of door as you wish, but according to us, Iron Door looks the best.
5. Build door decor (Optional)
Now add more details to the outside of the door. This will make our entrance look good.
6. Wall designs
Add more wall designs as shown below. Make two hollow strips on each side to make it look pretty.
7. One more layer on top
Use reversed stairs, as shown in the image, to create a good design on Lighthouse Minecraft..
8. White concrete layer
Now build a layer of 3 blocks height using white concrete. You can use red concrete too for this step.
9. Red concrete layer + Windows
Same as the white concrete layer, the red concrete layer will be of height three blocks. Just add space for the windows on the wall of red concrete. For glasses use, White Stained Glass Pane. Use spruce fence gate to add decks overs to windows.
10. White Layer again
Now make a white concrete layer of height four blocks on top of the red layer.
11. Now one red layer and white layer again
For the last time, make a red layer on top of the white layer and make one more white layer above this red layer. Just as before, make gaps in the red layer for the windows. In the end, it should look like this –
12. Foundation of each floors
Now start making floor foundations at each layer. Make use of spruce/oak planks to do it.
13. Make floor base
Now make use of other planks to make floor base as shown below.
14. Place lanterns
Use a spruce fence and spruce fence gate to create a good slot to hang lanterns. This minute detail really makes your lighthouse minecraft look pretty.
Create a straight center pillar using stone bricks. Then wrap the stairs using smooth stone slab around it in spiral form.
16. Complete every floor decoration
Now, complete making the decoration and stairs for every floor to decorate Lighthouse Minecraft.
17. Make a top floor
Now its time to make a top floor. Make a top floor with stone bricks. Use iron railing to create a balcony effect.
18. Top Structure
Make a top floor structure, as shown below. On this top structure, we’ll build the light of the lighthouse.
19. Yellow Glass & Glass Panes
Now use your yellow glass and glass panes to create a window for your light. Place your glasses as shown below –
20. Foundation of glass panes
Now build the foundation of glass panes using red nether bricks.
21. Top Cover
Now cover the top of light house using slabs and bricks as shown below.
22. Use Redstone Lamp
Now place the Redstone Lamp in the middle and cover the lamp with Jungle Trapdoor.
23. Use Redstone Dust
Place Redstone Dust on the top of Redstone Lamp. This will create a directionless switchable light.
24. Daylight sensor
Place the daylight sensor on top of the Redstone Lamp. Also, connect the sensor with Redstone dust from 4 sides.
After our super hard work, the lighthouse is finally built entirely. This will glow the light at night, automatically using a daylight sensor. Also, add some more decors according to your need.
Our lighthouse is indeed one of the best structures in Minecraft. We can even make it better using some good design ideas but that’s a whole other part which we’ll cover later. To summarize, building Lighthouse is a piece of cake if you have good designing skills in Minecraft.