How to make a Bamboo Trapdoor in Minecraft

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

In Minecraft, a bamboo trapdoor is a new item that will be introduced in Minecraft 1.20. It is one of the many mechanisms that you can make. The crafting process will create 2 bamboo trapdoors at a time.

bamboo trapdoor

Let's explore how to make a bamboo trapdoor.

UPCOMING FEATURE:A Bamboo Trapdoor 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 trapdoor is available in the following versions of Minecraft:

Platform 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
任天堂Switch任天堂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 Trapdoor in Creative Mode

Required Materials to make a Bamboo Trapdoor

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

How to craft a Bamboo Trapdoor 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 Trapdoor

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

When making a bamboo trapdoor, it is important that the bamboo planks are placed in the exact pattern as the image below. There should be 3 bamboo planks in the first row and 3 bamboo planks in the second row. This is the Minecraft crafting recipe for a bamboo trapdoor.

Crafting recipe for bamboo trapdoor

Now that you have filled the crafting area with the correct pattern, the 2 bamboo trapdoors will appear in the box to the right.

bamboo trapdoor

3. Move the Bamboo Trapdoor to Inventory

Once you have crafted a bamboo trapdoor, you need to move the new item to your inventory.

Completed bamboo trapdoor

Congratulations, you have made a bamboo trapdoor in Minecraft!

Block States for Bamboo Trapdoor

Other Trapdoors

You can make other trapdoors in Minecraft such as:

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