This is a guide to DIY crafting in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH) for the Nintendo Switch. For information on DIY recipes and crafting materials, as well as how to craft items in Animal Crossing, read on!
List of Contents
DIY Crafting Recipes can be obtained through various mathods, such as getting them from washed-up message bottles, or receiving them from your neighbors!
For more information on Recipes and how to get them, check out our guide!
List of DIY Recipes
Some DIY Recipes are part of a collection and can be bought for Bells and Nook Miles. You can see which DIY recipes you get by buying each of them on their respective guides!
|Buyable DIY Recipe Collections|
|Pretty Good Tools||DIY for Beginners|
|Test Your DIY Skills||Wildest Dreams|
Currently, here are the furniture and item sets that require time-limited materials and recipes, so make sure you get them while the events are ongoing!
|Bunny Day Series||Zodiac Series|
|Bamboo Series||Cherry-Blossom Series|
|Shell Series||Tree's Bounty Series|
|Maple-Leaf Series||Mushroom Series|
|Ice (Frozen) Series||Snowflake Series|
To craft items, you're going to need materials. Lots of them. We have guides on how you can easily farm each material for endless crafting fun!
|Clay||Clump of Weeds||Gold Nugget||Hardwood|
|Iron Nugget||Manila Clam||Softwood||Stone|
Once you've had a taste of upgraded tools, the next natural step would be aiming for the Golden Tools.
In our guide below, you can see how to unlock all the Golden Tools Recipes so you can start working on getting those lovely, sparkling, sturdy tools!
List of All Golden Tools
|1||Obtain the DIY recipe for the item.|
|2||Gather the needed Materials.|
|3||Use a workbench and start crafting!|
In order to craft your own stuff, you're going to need a recipe. Read through How to Get DIY Crafting Recipes and grab those recipes!
Once you've got the recipe, you're going to need the ingredients. You can check the materials needed for by looking at the item recipe from a workbench, or through the DIY Recipes app on your NookPhone.
Make sure you have the Materials in your pockets!
Finally, use a workbench by pressing the A button in front of it, and select "Let's Craft!"
By building many items and becoming a DIY master, you will unlock Customization, which lets you change an item's look!
How to Customize Your Furniture, Phone, and Tools
DIY (Do It Yourself) is the act of building or putting something together to create an item, rather than buying it from a store. This is the first game in the Animal Crossing series to have this feature, and this will surely step up your island beautification game!
|Tips & Tricks||Characters||DIY|
|Flower List||Tool List||Shops and Facilities|
|News and Updates||Events||Fossil List|
|Bug List||Fish List||Sea Creature List|
|K.K. Slider Songs||Custom Designs||Gyroids|
|Message Boards||Happy Home Paradise (HHP)|
How to Build DIY Items
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