Minecraft Sorting System

Introduction: Minecraft Sorting System

About: "I am a crafty girl. I make things. Lots of things. I'll keep making things until my fingers fall off. Then I will grab my hot glue gun reattach those suckers & Make More Things." Kathy R. Jeff...

This machine sorts your stuff and puts it in its own chest. I hope you enjoy & don't forget to vote.

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Step 1: What You Need

What you need is

13 hoppers

6 chests

4 trapped chests

4 Redstone repeaters

4 Redstone comparators

4 Redstone torches

24 blocks (of your choice)

8 Redstone dust

23 of each of the 4 things you want to sort (in my case diamonds, iron, gold, emeralds,)

4 item frames









Step 2:

So to start go up 4 blocks and place 5 hoppers pointing to the left. Then place 4 more hoppers pointing to the back. (like you see in the picture)

Step 3:

Now place another row of hoppers pointing forwards.

Step 4:

Now in front of the row of hoppers you just placed make a platform that is
2 X 4 then behind the hoppers make what you see in the 2nd picture. Then underneath it place your 4 repeaters.

Step 5:

Now go over the repeaters on the blocks and place 4 Redstone comparators and put them on subtract mode the put your 8 Redstone like you see in the picture. Then underneath the bottom row of hoppers place your 4 Redstone torches.

Step 6:

Now on the platform you made earlier place your chests and trapped chests. first a normal then a trapped and so on. Then above the first hopper you place the one that does not have anything under it place a normal chest. Now following the picture place a chest at the end of the top row of hoppers.

Step 7:

Now go to the second row of hoppers and in each one put 18 of the thing you want it to sort (I put diamonds emeralds, iron, gold,) in the first slot and 1 in each other slot. You should have 1 of each item left.

Step 8:

Now place your item frames underneath your chests and put in them the things you want them to sort. by what hopper you put them in.

Step 9: How It Works

How it works is you put your stuff in the top chest it goes into the hoppers and the hoppers sort them into there own chest and if you put something that does not belong it goes into the other chest. You can make it as big a you want.

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31 Discussions

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jason2harvey
jason2harvey

5 weeks ago

Question i dont know why but my hoppers all get locked and unable to take and give items. Need help

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Allyalicorn
Allyalicorn

Tip 7 weeks ago

You actually need to put 22 of the item in the second-row hopper (at least for 1.14 Java Edition)

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ItsEcoPaw
ItsEcoPaw

Question 8 weeks ago on Step 6

What do you mean by 'first a trapped chest then a normal one'? Trap chests and chests don't connect together.

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Allyalicorn
Allyalicorn

Answer 7 weeks ago

This was designed and uploaded before the update in which double chests could be placed directly next to each other.

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grandpa_stalin
grandpa_stalin

Question 7 weeks ago

everything goes into the first chest, even the stuff that doesnt even belong

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ItsEcoPaw
ItsEcoPaw

8 weeks ago

It didn't work, all of the items just collected in the first hopper on the second row (the hopper closest to the input chest) and the chests were empty
Edit: Oh wait I placed the comparators the wrong way
Now it works so I can put it into my Survival base!:D

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259308
259308

2 months ago on Introduction

It did not work i tried and it dispensed other things

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H23349
H23349

Question 6 months ago on Step 6

i cant combine trapped and normal chests.

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ShaunnaH2
ShaunnaH2

Answer 4 months ago

I think she means put a double normal chest down, followed by a double trapped chest. I did the same thing as you to start with though

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mrs.hollingsworth25
mrs.hollingsworth25

5 months ago

I can't get the items that I want sorted to stay in the second row of hoppers. Everything just falls right through, please help!!

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antijon
antijon

Reply 5 months ago

Did you put the torches in below the bottom hoppers? Are the hoppers in the second row pointing down, or to a different direction?

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MaxEyeMus
MaxEyeMus

6 months ago on Introduction

Thank you for making this. I’m bummed when I have to sit through videos.

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KyleR156
KyleR156

Question 7 months ago on Step 1

Hopefully people are still looking at this. I am trying to make this on Minecraft PE but I can’t get the first row of hoppers pointing the right directions. I can get the first but when I try to place the second one it just keeps opening the first hopper

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Nihigami
Nihigami

Answer 7 months ago

In order to achieve this, the hopper must be placed by clicking on the block it will be "pointing" to. In order to place a hopper on another hopper, you must be crouched first.

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OokamiT
OokamiT

Question 1 year ago on Step 2

By back, does it mean towards the player...?

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JohnM1416
JohnM1416

2 years ago

Hey! This is awesome. i made it today on the Better Together update in a realm. It's pretty easily scaleable so you can make it larger -- I believe you have to scale it 2 items at a time (because of the trap chest / regular chest issue) but it works like a charm. Thank you so much!

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Hackerdcd
Hackerdcd

3 years ago

Great tutorial, worked perfectly on 1.10.2 Minecraft. Now just how big do I need to make it to sort everything.

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calvi6666
calvi6666

Reply 2 years ago

does not work on 1.12.2 though