How to Make a Cartography Table in Minecraft?

Many Minecraft players use the Cartography table because it allows them to create a map of their region which will help them find their shelters or base when they are lost in their Overworld. In this article, we will learn What a Cartography Table is, its purpose, and the Pros and Cons of the Cartography Table.

But first, let’s understand the Pros and Cons of a Cartography table.

What is a Cartography Table?

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Cartography is a job site block for Cartographer villagers in Minecraft. You can easily find the Cartography Table in the house of the Cartographers in your village. Cartographer villagers do trades for items like compasses, paper, buried treasure maps, woodland mansions, etc in exchange for emeralds.

The main purpose of the Cartography Table is to create, lock, and extend the maps. You can create a map by placing the paper and a compass on the Cartography Table, to extend the maps you’ve to place the recent map with a paper on the Cartography Table.

Cartographer also plays a major role in your Minecraft journey, as they provide different maps like Ocean Monument, Woodland Mansion, and Buried Treasure Maps. If in case, you don’t have a Cartographer in your village, then you can place a Cartography table in front of the villagers to provide the Cartographer’s work.

Ingredients Required to Craft a Cartography Table

Here is the list of the items required to craft a Cartography Table:-

  • Paper
  • Wooden Planks

Paper

You can easily obtain the papers for the Cartography table. All you have to do, is collect sugarcane. You can collect sugarcane at the Riverside. To avoid searching for the sugarcane, you can harvest them on your own. You have to place your sugarcanes near the Water source on Sand.

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You can craft paper, by placing the Sugarcanes on the Crafting Table:-

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Wooden Planks

Gathering the Wooden Planks in Minecraft is a super easy task to do. You can collect the Wooden Planks while looking for a tree in Minecraft. Trees do not drop Wooden Planks directly, they drop Wooden Logs when chopped.

Searching for a tree in a Dessert and Badlands Biome is a hard task to do. You can use the command /give @p wooden_planks 1, the other method to obtain wooden planks in the Dessert or Badlands biome is to look for other biomes, if you aren’t able to find one then you can also you the commands to find one.

Command to find another biome:- /locatebiome Jungle

To obtain Wooden Planks, you have to place the Wooden Logs on the Crafting Table as shown in the image given below:-

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How to Craft a Cartography Table?

To do so, follow the simple steps mentioned below:-

Step 1: Open your Crafting Menu

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To craft a Cartography Table in Minecraft, you must have a crafting table. If you don’t have one, then you can craft it with the help of Wooden planks by arranging them similarly as shown in the image.

Step 2: Add items to the Menu

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After gathering all the ingredients required to craft a Cartography Table, place them in the Crafting Table similarly as shown in the image:-

Step 3: Move the Cartography table to your Inventory

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You’ll see a Cartography Table in the crafting table after placing all the items, drag it down to your inventory to use it. Now you are ready to use your Cartography Table to create exciting adventurous maps.

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