Monday, May 30, 2011

Trapdoors/Hatches - Part 2: Stairs

Over the next few days i'll be going more in depth with the various uses of trapdoors, today I will be covering stairs.

The reason to use trapdoors as stairs is so that they can be retractable, this can be used as a design or a trap. For my example I used it as a two room house with a single hallway.

When you step onto the pressure plates the first two steps open, and you can walk through the hallway.
Looking back you can see that the stairs have fallen back into place automatically, and you are in the second room.

 To go back you simply walk on the pressure plates on the way back.

To get onto the stairs, simply jump over the pressure plates. If you don't want to jump every time you use the stairs you can attach the Redstone wire to a switch instead of a pressure plate, but this makes it take longer to go under the stairs. 
QOTD: What sounds better to you, pressure plates or a switch? 


  1. make a post about trap doors?

  2. I always use pressure plates, to the dismay of many ;P

  3. Hm. I wish there was more to do with the trapdoors.

  4. Great,how could you find that,thank you for your sharing,
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