Redstone dust is the basic component in all Redstone creations. Redstone dust will carry a single 15 blocks.
You get redstone dust by ether:
Mining: A single Redstone ore will yield 4-5 Redstone when mined with an iron pickaxe or better. It can drop up to 8 Redstone with a pickaxe with the Fortune enchantment.
Trading: There is a chance that a Villager Priest will offer to trade Redstone for emeralds
Witches: A single witch will drop 0 to 6 Redstone when they die, even when not killed by the player. Drops average 0.43 Redstone per Witch due to the fact that they drop many different types of items.
Jungle Temples: 15 pieces of Redstone dust are naturally generated in each jungle temple during world generation. Redstone dust breaks into 1 Redstone each.
Crafting: Redstone can be crafted from blocks of Redstone.
Redstone is used for crafting, brewing, and in Redstone circuits by placing it on the ground to create Redstone dust. This is not a complete list of things possible to craft, Just a list of things that most likely will be used on this wiki.
R = Redstone | = stick P = Planks C = cobblestone O = air I = Iron ingot S = stone T = Redstone Torch B = bow G = glowstone
PPP CIC CRC
CCC CBC CRC
CCC COC CRC
Block of Redstone :
RRR RRR RRR
Redstone Lamp :
ORO RGR ORO