How to make a Bamboo Sign in Minecraft

This Minecraft tutorial explains how to craft a bamboo sign with screenshots and step-by-step instructions.

In Minecraft, a bamboo sign is a new item that will be introduced in Minecraft 1.20. It is an important basic item in your inventory. Signs are a great way to leave directions so that you don't get lost in your world. Or, you can also use signs to leave fun messages for other players. The crafting process will create 3 bamboo signs at a time.

bamboo sign

Let's explore how to make a bamboo sign.

UPCOMING FEATURE:A Bamboo Sign is not yet available in the official release of Minecraft, but is coming soon in 2023! It will be available in Java Edition 1.20 and Bedrock Edition 1.20.0 (for Pocket Edition, Windows 10, Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch).

Supported Platforms

A bamboo sign is available in the following versions of Minecraft:

平台 Supported(Version*)
Java Edition (PC/Mac)Java Edition (PC/Mac) Yes (1.20)
Pocket Edition (PE)Pocket Edition (PE) Yes (1.20.0)
Xbox 360Xbox 360 No
Xbox OneXbox One Yes (1.20.0)
PS4PS4 Yes (1.20.0)
Wii UWii U No
Nintendo SwitchNintendo Switch Yes (1.20.0)
Windows 10 EditionWindows 10 Edition Yes (1.20.0)
Education EditionEducation Edition No

* The version that it was added or removed, if applicable.
NOTE:Pocket Edition (PE), Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch, and Windows 10 Edition are now called Bedrock Edition. We will continue to show them individually for version history.

Where to find a Bamboo Sign in Creative Mode

Required Materials to make a Bamboo Sign

In Minecraft, these are the materials you can use to craft a bamboo sign:

How to craft a Bamboo Sign in Survival Mode

1. Open the Crafting Menu

First,open your crafting tableso that you have the 3x3 crafting grid that looks like this:

3x3 crafting area

2. Add Items to make a Bamboo Sign

In the crafting menu, you should see a crafting area that is made up of a 3x3 crafting grid. To make a bamboo sign, place6 bamboo planksand1 stickin the 3x3 crafting grid.

When making a bamboo sign, it is important that the bamboo planks are placed in the exact pattern as the image below. In the first row, there should be 3 bamboo planks. In the second row, there should be 3 bamboo planks. In the third row, there should be 1 stick in the middle box. This is the Minecraft crafting recipe for a bamboo sign.

Crafting recipe for bamboo sign

Now that you have filled the crafting area with the correct pattern, the 3 bamboo signs will appear in the box to the right.

bamboo sign

3. Move the Bamboo Sign to Inventory

Once you have crafted bamboo signs, you need to move the new items to your inventory.

Completed bamboo sign

Congratulations, you have made a bamboo sign in Minecraft!

Other Signs

You can make other signs in Minecraft such as:

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