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Blast resistance






Yes (64)





Data value

dec: 452 hex: 1C4 bin: 111000100

Namespaced ID

See § Data values

The stonecutter is a stone mason's job site block, which can be used to craft stone-related blocks in smaller and more precise quantities than crafting.



Ingredients Crafting recipe
Iron Ingot +


Natural generation[edit]

Stonecutters can generate inside stone mason houses in villages.



The stonecutter can be used as an alternative to the crafting table to craft most stone related blocks. All of its recipes require one ingredient and produce one product (in varying quantities). It allows skipping steps to craft certain blocks: for example a stone block can be directly turned into chiseled stone bricks; this would require multiple steps with crafting. Stairs' recipes are also more efficient than their crafting counterparts (yielding 6 stairs from 6 blocks instead of 4.)

Name Ingredients Cutting recipe
Stone Slab or
Stone Stairs or
Stone Bricks or
Stone Brick Slab or
Stone Brick Stairs or
Stone Brick Wall or
Chiseled Stone Bricks
Smooth Stone Slab Smooth Stone
Stone Brick Slab or
Stone Brick Stairs or
Stone Brick Wall or
Chiseled Stone Brick
Stone Bricks
Mossy Stone Brick Slab or
Mossy Stone Brick Stairs or
Mossy Stone Brick Wall
Mossy Stone Bricks
Granite Slab or
Granite Stairs or
Granite Wall or
Polished Granite or
Polished Granite Slab or
Polished Granite Stairs
Polished Granite Slab or
Polished Granite Stairs
Polished Granite
Diorite Slab or
Diorite Stairs or
Diorite Wall or
Polished Diorite or
Polished Diorite Slab or
Polished Diorite Stairs
Polished Diorite Slab or
Polished Diorite Stairs
Polished Diorite
Andesite Slab or
Andesite Stairs or
Andesite Wall or
Polished Andesite or
Polished Andesite Slab or
Polished Andesite Stairs
Polished Andesite Slab or
Polished Andesite Stairs
Polished Andesite
Cobblestone Slab or
Cobblestone Stairs or
Cobblestone Wall
Mossy Cobblestone Slab or
Mossy Cobblestone Stairs or
Mossy Cobblestone Wall
Mossy Cobblestone
Sandstone Slab or
Sandstone Stairs or
Sandstone Wall or
Cut Sandstone or
Cut Sandstone Slab or
Chiseled Sandstone
Cut Sandstone Slab Cut Sandstone
Smooth Sandstone Slab or
Smooth Sandstone Stairs
Smooth Sandstone
Red Sandstone Slab or
Red Sandstone Stairs or
Red Sandstone Wall or
Cut Red Sandstone or
Cut Red Sandstone Slab or
Chiseled Red Sandstone
Red Sandstone
Cut Red Sandstone Slab Cut Red Sandstone
Smooth Red Sandstone Slab or
Smooth Red Sandstone Stairs
Smooth Red Sandstone
Prismarine Slab or
Prismarine Stairs or
Prismarine Wall
Prismarine Brick Slab or
Prismarine Brick Stairs
Prismarine Bricks
Dark Prismarine Slab or
Dark Prismarine Stairs
Dark Prismarine
Quartz Slab or
Quartz Stairs or
Chiseled Quartz Block or
Quartz Pillar
Block of Quartz
Smooth Quartz Slab or
Smooth Quartz Stairs
Smooth Quartz
Purpur Slab or
Purpur Stairs or
Purpur Pillar
Purpur Block
Brick Slab or
Brick Stairs or
Brick Wall
Nether Brick Slab or
Nether Brick Stairs or
Nether Brick Wall
Nether Bricks
Red Nether Brick Slab or
Red Nether Brick Stairs or
Red Nether Brick Wall
Red Nether Bricks
End Stone Bricks or
End Stone Brick Slab or
End Stone Brick Stairs or
End Stone Brick Wall
End Stone
End Stone Brick Slab or
End Stone Brick Stairs or
End Stone Brick Wall
End Stone Bricks

Nether brick fences cannot be crafted using the stonecutter.

Changing profession[edit]

If a village has a stonecutter that has not been claimed by a villager, any nearby villager who has not yet chosen a job site block has a chance to change their profession to a stone mason.

Data values[edit]


Java Edition:

Block Namespaced ID
Stonecutter stonecutter

Bedrock Edition:

Block Namespaced ID Numeric ID
Stonecutter stonecutter_block 452

Block states[edit]

Java Edition:

Name Default value Allowed values Description
The direction the stonecutter is facing.
Opposite from the direction the player faces when placing a stonecutter.


Java Edition
1.1418w44aStonecutter Revision 1.png Added stonecutters.
Stonecutters are currently only obtainable from the creative inventory and do not have any functionality.
18w46aStonecutter.png The stonecutter's texture has now been changed.
Stonecutter.gif The stonecutter's blade now has an animated texture.
18w48aStonecutters can naturally generate inside plains village masons house.
19w04aStonecutters can now be crafted.
Stonecutters are now used as a simpler way to craft various stone variants.
19w04bAdded additional recipes: andesite, diorite and granite to polished variant slabs and stairs, and smooth stone into smooth stone slabs.
19w12aCut sandstone and cut red sandstone, as well as their slabs, can now be crafted with the stonecutter.
19w13bChiseled stone bricks can now be crafted from stone bricks.
Bedrock Edition
1.10.0beta Added the new stonecutter, a separate block from the old stonecutter but with the same name.
Currently has no functionality and can only be obtained with experimental gameplay on.
1.11.0beta stonecutter functionality.
PlayStation 4 Edition
1.91Added stonecutters.


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