How to Use Furnace in Stardew Valley

How to Use Furnace in Stardew Valley? (A Complete Smelting Guide For You!)

Stardew Valley, the beloved farming simulation game, offers a plethora of activities that immerse players into a charming rural world. 

One of the essential tools in the game is the furnace, which allows you to smelt ores and create valuable bars. 

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced player, mastering the furnace is crucial for advancing in the game. 

In this comprehensive guide, we will walk you through the ins and outs of how to use a furnace in Stardew Valley, providing you with practical tips, expert strategies, and answers to frequently asked questions.

What is a Furnace? (For Newbies!)

The Furnace is a device that smelts ore into bars, which can then be used in a variety of crafting techniques. 

Finishing the Blacksmith’s Bundle inside the Boiler Room earns you a furnace. You can also craft a furnace for you. It is mentioned in the article read carefully.

The furnace will periodically produce the same noise as when you are putting down wallpaper or flooring.

How to use a furnace in Stardew Valley?

How to use a furnace in Stardew Valley
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A furnace is an important item in Stardew Valley since it allows you to refine ores and other raw materials. 

The process, which is called smelting, creates new opportunities for crafting, construction, and profit. To transform a Wilted Bouquet out of a Bouquet, a furnace.

Equip any ore (or Bouquet) and fire the furnace when there is coal in the inventory to smelt it. Each smelting process, regardless of material or length, requires one unit of coal.

The furnace may be utilized to help obtain various materials in Stardew Valley, such as smelting ore and quartz to produce bars and refined quartz.

Crafting a Furnace for you:

Once you get the recipe or blueprint of the furnace. Then all you need is the ingredients or material to craft it.


Clint provides you a blueprint to craft the Furnace in a cutscene once you acquire at least one Copper Ore. To trigger the cutscene, you must leave your house from 6:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 

(Note that you can receive the Copper Ore from any place, either through a fishing chest or via buying it from Clint personally. The cutscene does not have to be triggered by dropping the ore on the ground.)

If you haven’t met Clint yet when he visits you to give the blueprint, this meetup will serve as an introduction.


There are 2 ingredients or you can say materials that are required to craft your furnace. Of course, they are mentioned in the recipe. Collect them and craft your furnace.

  1. Stone (25)
  2. Copper Ore (20)

What items can be smelted with a furnace?

Following is the list of items that can be smelted in the furnace. Their expected product, number of items, and in-game time of process are also mentioned.

QuantityItemQuantityProductProcessing Time (mint)
5Copper Ore1Copper Bar30
1Bouquet1Wilted Bouquet< = 10
5Iron Ore1Iron Bar120
1Quartz1Refined Quartz90
5Gold Ore1Gold Bar300
1Fire Quartz3Refined Quartz90
5Radioactive Ore1Radioactive bar600
5Iridium Ore1Iridium Bar480


In Stardew Valley, using the furnace opens up a world of opportunities for crafting, upgrading, and progressing in the game.  Remember that it can not be sold.

In Stardew Valley, mastering the furnace and smelting process is a must for any ambitious farmer. Craft or get your own furnace to smelt the bouquets and ores.

You’ll be well-equipped to become a furnace-smelting expert after reading this guide’s insights and tips. 


Q1. Why can’t I use a furnace in Stardew Valley?

For a Furnace to function, you must use 5 Ores along with 1 piece of Coal.

Q2. How do you smelt copper in Stardew Valley?

5 Copper Ore is smelted in a furnace using 1 coal as fuel.

Q3. What can you smelt in the furnace of Stardew Valley?

You can smelt quartz and ores and even bouquets in the furnace.

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