Introduction: Translucent Stone Slabs

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This is not a really trick or something, but some (strange) feature in Minecraft. Stone slabs are translucent when lit from below. So you can create nice patterns in dark rooms. To my knowledge mobs do not spawn on slabs, so you should be safe to create it without going to risk a flood of mobs.

Step 1: Dig a One Block Hole

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Step 2: Place a Torch Inside

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Step 3: Cover With Stone Slabs

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Step 4: Dim the Light

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Once external light sources are dimmed or removed you will see the torches through the stone steps.


DoggyDude10 (author)2016-08-16

lol cool

Bonnie is a girl (author)2016-02-28

This is sooo cool! You can really do this

Minecraft is full of wonders :-)

Below another view into my storage room.

Battleant121 (author)2016-02-26

Just a minor correction, it's translucent, not transparent

ThomasK19 (author)Battleant1212016-02-26

Of course :-) Strange though to see a translucent stone!

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