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Smelting, also known as cooking, baking, burning, or producing, is the main method to "smelt". It is an action using a furnace, blast furnace or smoker where a player converts ore or another block into something else by heating it with fuel. For example, one stick/sapling/bowl smelts 0.5 blocks, wood/wood plank smelts 1.5 blocks, coal/charcoal smelts 8 blocks, a block of coal smelts 80 blocks, and a lavabucket smelts 100 blocks. Each item takes 10 seconds to be smelt by default.