Grindstone

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Grindstone
Transparent

?

Luminance

No

Blast resistance

?

Tool

?

Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes

Flammable

No

Drops

Itself

Name

grindstone

Java Edition.pngMclogo.svg
Grass Block.svg
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These features have appeared in development versions, but the full update containing these features has not been released yet.

Grindstones are blocks which are used to repair items and tools or remove enchantments from them.

Obtaining[edit]

Natural generation[edit]

Grindstones naturally generate at plains village weaponsmiths.‌[Java Edition only]

Crafting[edit]

Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Stick +
Stone Slab +
Any Planks





















[Java Edition only]

Usage[edit]

Java Edition.png
Interface for the grindstone

When used, a GUI is displayed with two input slots and one output slot.

Putting two damaged items of the same type as inputs will combine their durabilities to form a new item in the output slot, with an added 5% durability as a bonus. Any non-curse enchantments on the top item will be removed upon performing the action, returning an amount of experience for each. This can range from just a few points for low-level enchantments such as Efficiency I or Protection I, to many levels for higher ones. The bottom input item will be sacrificed in this operation.

A single enchanted item can also be placed in either input slot, which just removes its non-curse enchantments without repairing it or sacrificing another item.

If the action is not applicable, i.e. the two inputs are different items, the arrow will have a red cross, like that of the anvil.

Data values[edit]

Block states[edit]

See also: Block states
Name Value Description

 face
floor
wall
ceiling
What the grindstone is attached to.

 facing
north
south
east
west
The direction the grindstone is facing.
Opposite from the direction the player faces when placing a grindstone on the floor or ceiling.

History[edit]

Upcoming Java Edition
1.14 18w44a Grindstone Revision 1.png Added grindstones.
Grindstones are currently only obtainable from the creative inventory and do not have any functionality.
18w48a Grindstone.png Changed the grindstone's texture.
Added crafting recipe.
Grindstones are now functional, used to repair items and tools.
Grindstones can remove all non-curse enchantments from an item, in which experience is reimbursed to the player.
Grindstones now spawn naturally in village blacksmiths.
Upcoming Bedrock Edition
1.9 beta 1.9.0.2 Grindstone Revision 1.png Added grindstones, which use same texture as in 18w44a.

Issues[edit]

Issues relating to "Grindstone" are maintained on the bug tracker. Report issues there.

Gallery[edit]