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Fences are very useful for pens in Minecraft. They have the unique property of being 1.5 blocks tall, too high for most

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mobs to jump with a jump boost, but still appear to be 1 block tall so they fit in with other blocks. Fences come in two types: Nether Brick and Wood. The Player can craft it out of any type of wood, and all wood looks different. Each is made out of its respective material. Nether Brick Fences are more efficient, but more expensive as well, and have the bonus of being fireproof.


Wooden fences can be found naturally in Villages, Strongholds and Mansions, or can be crafted.

Nether Brick fences can be crafted, or found naturally in Nether Fortresses.

They are also good for decorationg.


  • Put 2 blocks of wooden planks on the bottom and middle left and two blocks of the same wooden planks in the right bottom and right top, then put sticks in the middle bottom and middle center. 
  • Put 6 Nether Brick blocks on the bottom 2/3 of the crafting grid (makes 6 Nether Brick fences)

With nether brick fences, just replace the sticks with the bricks.

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