Top Ten Things to Build a Minecraft House Out Of


The Top Ten

1 Wooden Planks

Easy to get and build with (be careful of nearby lava and people setting fire to it though! ). - HollyRolo

When you are in survival and you want to make wooden planks, just cut the trunks of the trees and then go to the crafting table and they give you 4 wooden planks.

It has it all, from a framing block, slabs and stairs, a wall block (fences), a similarly-colored glass block, and wood is my favorite block to use! Aside from a mixture of snow/quartz - SoaPuffball

I love to build my houses out of wooden planks when I am in survival

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2 Obsidian

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How is wooden planks better then this an obsidian house shows you've collected enough diamonds and its immune to fire and explosions very safe from grinders and a wooden house looks terrible and burns easily I would rather make my house out of dirt

My house is made out of obsidian and its damn cool haha those creepers can't get me now

The stuff inside can still go boom, beware. - Kaboom

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3 Cobblestone

My house has cobblestone walls and a cobblestone roof. I really like cobblestone and would (literally) trust it with my life - rushing into the house just before a creeper detonates if need be.

I usually build with cobblestone on the 4 edges and just wooden planks on the sides. It's really pretty too and in villages.

I always build my houses out of cobblestone. I like to use stone bricks for the floor!

Looks really cool, like a medieval fortress. It can be found just about anywhere and the furnace looks like part of the building!

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4 Giant Mushroom

I love making my house in creative mode with mushrooms especially the red mushrooms because they stand out and look unique.

Fun and looks coolio! - HollyRolo

You can actually make a house by taking a red dotted mushroom and using bone meal on it to make a giant mushroom thing. add platforms until the inside is completely dark and covered, then make a 2-block vertical space for your door, then add torches.

I live on mushroom island on one of the worlds and have a mushroom treehouse. You’re always safe on mushroom islands because no mobs spawn there! - Hermione_Granger220

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5 Quartz

Good to build your house out of. So basically, If a player tries to fight you in Minecraft, they will probably think twice after all that Quartz you have, because you can only find that in the NETHER.

It looks really nice and modern

Quarts is a wonderful block I use for EVERYTHING! All though hard to obtain in survival it does the trick in creative. I highly recommend this block!

It is a good building material for a house. I usually use wooden blocks to build my house but I decided to change it up a little bit.

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6 Leaves

Just build your house in a tree. No mobs can get to you, free wood, nice view. Works especially well in Roofed Forest.

You can see like a boss!

...leaves? What a great idea... not. - Hermione_Granger220

Yeah, this would be like a treehouse without wood! You don't need to build, gather, and always wake up to a beautiful sunrise! But you will have to get down to kill animals unless you go to some other trees and live off apples. No mobs can attack you and you can just make a huge world in the trees.

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7 Netherrack

Good if you want a fireplace, an touch or A HOUSE FROM HELL! Any of these things.

Keep dem fires a burnin - HollyRolo


Eww... Netherrack? By itself, it looks like a blob of uncooked meat! Even if it were used to create a "House From Hell" it would look disgusting. It's only purpose is so that fire can infinitely burn.

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8 Stone

It reminds me of the good times in caves, lugging back diamonds and redstone. On the flip side, it is dark and intimidating for any player to set foot near it.

It is cool because it is smooth and really awesome cause it wont set on fire. Only one problem, It gets blown up if you use tnt.

Annoying to smelt but looks fairly good. - HollyRolo

At least it gives a plain grey colour for industrial builds. - MChkflaguard_Yt

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9 Diamond

The best way to show why you are a boss...

It's actually bad because if it gets destroyed then you will have to get diamond blocks again. I would rather use wooden planks, cobblestone, or dirt.

Best block to use because all the others will know to stay away from you!

Eww. Diamonds.

(Before you rage I do like diamonds (my thumbnail is Diancie, who is the Diamond Pokémon in the game Pokémon, and mighe even go as far as retexturing the diamonds pink), but diamonds for a house is ugly. Don't recommend) - SoaPuffball

Actually diamond blocks suck for building house! The textures... makes me want to throw all diamonds into lava. - MChkflaguard_Yt

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10 Bedrock

I love to use bedrock but one problem... I always get locked in side

And I can't get out. HELP!

Haha! Take that you creepers! You'll never get me!

If you do it in creative, than switch to survival, NO TNT OR CREEPERS WILL GET YOU!

My friend built me a house of bedrock on her world and then turned it creative so her brother couldn’t break in and steal my stuff. - Hermione_Granger220

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The Contenders

11 Chests

Be the boss, think like a pro

Hoarders' dream - Kaboom

Only one problem,you can't put chests on top of chests - Nateawesomeness

Awesome. make a house to store stuff

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12 Bricks

Come On Brick Don't Really Get A Use In Minecraft So I Would Use As A Building Material For A House

They used them for brick pyramids but then those pyramids were removed

I have a city in multiplayer out of bricks

It will look like my house - Nateawesomeness

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13 Fences

I don't know why bit it's a great survival alternative to iron bars

I did that before. Spiders can get over it.

Lots of peep holes I guess? - HollyRolo

14 Stone Bricks

Stone Bricks have the best textures in all of Minecraft. It blends in with smooth stone perfectly, it has a bunch of variants, and it just have an overall coziness to them.

I always like building houses out of stone bricks. - Imreallyboredrightnow

Good for building cool castles

I have always built stuctures with stone bricks

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15 Snow

It looks futuristic and awesome

You can't place torches in a snow house.

Modern and Edgy just don't put it near lava

Umm... then what about torches? - Hermione_Granger220

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16 Dirt

Using rare materials and wood would be wasting. Dirt is perfect: you seem humble, it is plentiful, meaning you can easily rebuild, it is immune to lava, etc.

You can put the dirt house with some farm stuff on top of it its awesome

You will look like a noob - MChkflaguard_Yt

Easy to get. Kinda speaks for itself

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17 Butter (Gold)

If butter is gold then can I eat gold?
Ok seriously Skydoesminecraft fans please stop saying butter, its annoying.
Not being a hater, also at least one person can agree. - lolingdog9000

Its not butter, it's Gold!

I knew butter would show up sooner or later- but I wasn't expecting this early!

You mean Mantequilla! (i watch thinknoodles)

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18 Bookshelves

This is for the teachers

Perfect house for a booknerd like me!

It won't be a house thoughO_O,it will be a library - Nateawesomeness

19 Jack-O-Lanterns

No. Who came up with this?

Very lit up and Halloweeny - HollyRolo


20 Doors

Without doors some Mobs can easily step into your house.

No house without stones

21 Cheese

Except that cheese isn't in Minecraft.

No I do not have your hat but I do have cheese!

They mean sponge

I think he means sponge but says cheese because it looks like it - astroshark

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22 Melon
23 Nether Brick

Its good it will make you look like a nether boss.

Not only is it aesthetically pleasing, the Nether is easy to access, you only need flint,iron,water,and lava. Once you reach the Nether, netherrack is plentiful and easy to smelt.

24 White Stained Clay

Italian Villa I can imagine it

It looks exactly like paint indoors - Harri666

Now White Terracotta for me cause my minecraft updated

25 Dragon Eggs

These are so powerful!

Dragon eggs are
the man!

26 TNT

If you touch your tnt house it will blow up!

People can blow you up

I don't really recommend this block because some greifers might use flint and steel on this block.

If your playing on a server you are Destroyed! BOOM :[ - ChipTheGamer

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27 SSundee

So I build a SSundee statue and turn the inside to my house - MChkflaguard_Yt

Voted because all the other choices sucks

I'm not sure how this is possible... but works for me! :D
Thanks to whoever put this here :/

28 Ice

So see through and awesome but it's weak and you crash into the walls...

THE BEST with Quartz

Maybe packed ice... but you can’t put torches with normal ice. - Hermione_Granger220

29 Glass

I built an underwater house of glass on one of my worlds. It was so cool! - Hermione_Granger220

Looks so good in water


30 Heads

Come on its cool

Heads will roll...

31 Sponge

Sponges r lit


32 Gold/butter

It's already on the list, to whoever added this. - Minecraftcrazy530

See my comment on the diamond I'm too lazy to write it again

33 Iron

So light plus you can duplicate when you run out

34 Wool

I always use this. I will use either light blue or red. Either will do, but now I use light blue. The ceiling is sea lanterns, the roof is quartz slab, the floors are birch planks, and the doors are dark oak doors - Goatworlds

Not every strong but you can make patterns with it

I say yea because you can be protected

Rain and water goes through but great for multi colour and childrens homes.

35 Sandstone

Looks really nice together.

Sandstone is the best~

36 Soulsand

Beware of withers!

37 Glowstone

No need for torches

38 Crafting Tables

Crafting wherever you are.

39 Cake

Cake is a beast

Come on you all like cake and defintly stampy

I love me some cake! ^___^

40 Iron Ore
41 Wood

Very useful if you are out of wood. Oh come on! Its used for like, everything!

42 Clay

Looks Pretty Cool, guys. Hardened clay is better, though.

43 Block of Gold

This is already on the list

44 Purpur

Purpur is the single most greatest block and all who say otherwise can kill themselves

45 Emerald

Shows how skillful are you in villager trading or mining

See my comment on the diamond I'm still too lazy

Emerald Blocks Are SOOO COOOl - ChipTheGamer

The green colour and patterns irritates my eyes - MChkflaguard_Yt

46 Haybales

It would work at least its protection

47 Anvils

Aren't anvils TNT resistant?

48 Cauldrons

When it rains, you will have a lot of water to use for potion brewing.

49 Ore
50 Iron bars

Aw yeah. That is all.

YEYUH... only spiders can get in through the roof :(

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