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Template Drawing Table

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For the BuildCraft 3 machine with the same purpose - see this.

A Template Drawing Machine will fill a template with instructions on building a structure, which can then be used in a builder to recreate the structure out of any material. Once placed, a stone pick or greater is required to retrieve the template drawing table.

Recipe Edit


Template Drawing Table recipe

The Template Drawing Table uses:
  • 2 ink sacs
  • 2 dandelion yellow
  • 2 diamond gears
  • 1 landmark
  • 1 crafting table
  • 1 blank template

Produces: 1 x Template Drawing Table

see: Crafting Guide

Usage Edit


A Template Drawing Table with a designated area.

To use a Template Drawing Table, you first need to designate an area using landmarks. To activate a landmark place 2 in the same row(check by placing redstone torch by it to view positions) then right click the landmark and a red line should appear between the two landmarks.  Place the Template Drawing Table next to an activated landmark to allocate the area.

A Template Drawing Table with a dirt structure in its area.

Place any type of blocks in the area to create the shape you want to reproduce. You can use any sort of block, it will not affect the template or any structures built from the template. Blocks that are placed on the black and yellow border are included in the template.
When the structure is complete, place a blank template into the Template Drawing Table. It will then produce a numbered template which can be used in a builder.

Writing a template.

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