Blockbench Block/Item Display Settings

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This is a guide to the default settings that Minecraft uses and the settings you need for them in Blockbench.

Block Display Settings

Defualt model path: \assets\minecraft\models\block\block.json

{
    "gui_light": "side",
    "display": {
        "gui": {
            "rotation": [ 30, 225, 0 ],
            "translation": [ 0, 0, 0],
            "scale":[ 0.625, 0.625, 0.625 ]
        },
        "ground": {
            "rotation": [ 0, 0, 0 ],
            "translation": [ 0, 3, 0],
            "scale":[ 0.25, 0.25, 0.25 ]
        },
        "fixed": {
            "rotation": [ 0, 0, 0 ],
            "translation": [ 0, 0, 0],
            "scale":[ 0.5, 0.5, 0.5 ]
        },
        "thirdperson_righthand": {
            "rotation": [ 75, 45, 0 ],
            "translation": [ 0, 2.5, 0],
            "scale": [ 0.375, 0.375, 0.375 ]
        },
        "firstperson_righthand": {
            "rotation": [ 0, 45, 0 ],
            "translation": [ 0, 0, 0 ],
            "scale": [ 0.40, 0.40, 0.40 ]
        },
        "firstperson_lefthand": {
            "rotation": [ 0, 225, 0 ],
            "translation": [ 0, 0, 0 ],
            "scale": [ 0.40, 0.40, 0.40 ]
        }
    }
}

Blockbench GUI

These are the settings for the block when in the inventory.

  • Rotation: 30, -135, 0
  • Translation: 0, 0, 0
  • Scale: 0.625, 0.625, 0.625

Blockbench Ground

These are the settings for when the block is on the ground.

  • Rotation: 0, 0, 0
  • Translation: 0, 3, 0
  • Scale: 0.25, 0.25, 0.25

Blockbench Fixed

These are the item frame display settings.

  • Rotation: 0, 0, 0
  • Translation: 0, 0, 0
  • Scale: 0.5, 0.5, 0.5

Blockbench Third Person Right-hand

These are the display settings for when seen by another player or in F5 mode.

  • Rotation: 75, 45, 0
  • Translation: 0, 2.5, 0
  • Scale: 0.375, 0.375, 0.375

Blockbench Third Person Left-hand

These are the display settings for when seen by another player or in F5 mode. These settings are not in the block.json file but are here if you want to use them.

  • Rotation: 75, -45, 0
  • Translation: 0, 2.5, 0
  • Scale: 0.375, 0.375, 0.375

Blockbench First Person Right-hand

These are the display settings for when you are viewing in the first-person view.

  • Rotation: 0, 45, 0
  • Translation: 0, 0, 0
  • Scale: 0.4, 0.4, 0.4

Blockbench First Person Left-hand

These are the display settings for when you are viewing in the first-person view.

  • Rotation: 0, -135, 0
  • Translation: 0, 0, 0
  • Scale: 0.4, 0.4, 0.4

Item Display Settings

Defualt model path: \assets\minecraft\models\item\generated.json

{
    "gui_light": "front",
    "display": {
        "ground": {
            "rotation": [ 0, 0, 0 ],
            "translation": [ 0, 2, 0],
            "scale":[ 0.5, 0.5, 0.5 ]
        },
        "head": {
            "rotation": [ 0, 180, 0 ],
            "translation": [ 0, 13, 7],
            "scale":[ 1, 1, 1]
        },
        "thirdperson_righthand": {
            "rotation": [ 0, 0, 0 ],
            "translation": [ 0, 3, 1 ],
            "scale": [ 0.55, 0.55, 0.55 ]
        },
        "firstperson_righthand": {
            "rotation": [ 0, -90, 25 ],
            "translation": [ 1.13, 3.2, 1.13],
            "scale": [ 0.68, 0.68, 0.68 ]
        },
        "fixed": {
            "rotation": [ 0, 180, 0 ],
            "scale": [ 1, 1, 1 ]
        }
    }
}

Blockbench Ground

These are the settings for when the block is on the ground.

  • Rotation: 0, 0, 0
  • Translation: 0, 2, 0
  • Scale: 0.5, 0.5, 0.5

Blockbench Head

These are the display settings for when you are viewing in the first-person view.

  • Rotation: 0, -180, 0
  • Translation: 0, 13, 7
  • Scale: 1, 1, 1

Blockbench Third Person Right-hand

These are the display settings for when seen by another player or in F5 mode.

  • Rotation: 0, 0, 0
  • Translation: 0, 3, 1
  • Scale: 0.55, 0.55, 0.55

Blockbench Third Person Left-hand

These are the display settings for when seen by another player or in F5 mode. These settings are not in the block.json file but are here if you want to use them.

  • Rotation: 0, 0, 0
  • Translation: 0, 3, 1
  • Scale: 0.55, 0.55, 0.55

Blockbench First Person Right-hand

These are the display settings for when you are viewing in the first-person view.

  • Rotation: 0, -90, 25
  • Translation: 1.13, 3.2, 1.13
  • Scale: 0.68, 0.68, 0.68

Blockbench First Person Left-hand

These are the display settings for when you are viewing in the first-person view. These settings are not in the block.json file but are here if you want to use them.

  • Rotation: 0, 90, -25
  • Translation: 1.13, 3.2, 1.13
  • Scale: 0.68, 0.68, 0.68

Blockbench Fixed

These are the item frame display settings.

  • Rotation: 0, -180, 0
  • Translation: 0, 0, 0
  • Scale: 1, 1, 1

Tool Display Settings

This overrides the generated.json file.

Defualt model path: \assets\minecraft\models\item\handheld.json

{
    "display": {
        "thirdperson_righthand": {
            "rotation": [ 0, -90, 55 ],
            "translation": [ 0, 4.0, 0.5 ],
            "scale": [ 0.85, 0.85, 0.85 ]
        },
        "thirdperson_lefthand": {
            "rotation": [ 0, 90, -55 ],
            "translation": [ 0, 4.0, 0.5 ],
            "scale": [ 0.85, 0.85, 0.85 ]
        },
        "firstperson_righthand": {
            "rotation": [ 0, -90, 25 ],
            "translation": [ 1.13, 3.2, 1.13 ],
            "scale": [ 0.68, 0.68, 0.68 ]
        },
        "firstperson_lefthand": {
            "rotation": [ 0, 90, -25 ],
            "translation": [ 1.13, 3.2, 1.13 ],
            "scale": [ 0.68, 0.68, 0.68 ]
        }
    }
}

Blockbench Ground

These are the settings for when the block is on the ground. These are used in the generated.json file.

  • Rotation: 0, 0, 0
  • Translation: 0, 2, 0
  • Scale: 0.5, 0.5, 0.5

Blockbench Head

These are the display settings for when you are viewing in the first-person view. These are used in the generated.json file.

  • Rotation: 0, -180, 0
  • Translation: 0, 13, 7
  • Scale: 1, 1, 1

Blockbench Third Person Right-hand

These are the display settings for when seen by another player or in F5 mode.

  • Rotation: 0, -90, 55
  • Translation: 0, 4, 0.5
  • Scale: 0.85, 0.85, 0.85

Blockbench Third Person Left-hand

These are the display settings for when seen by another player or in F5 mode. 

  • Rotation: 0, 90, -55
  • Translation: 0, 4, 0.5
  • Scale: 0.85, 0.85, 0.85

Blockbench First Person Right-hand

These are the display settings for when you are viewing in the first-person view.

  • Rotation: 0, -90, 25
  • Translation: 1.13, 3.2, 1.13
  • Scale: 0.68, 0.68, 0.68

Blockbench First Person Left-hand

These are the display settings for when you are viewing in the first-person view.

  • Rotation: 0, 90, -25
  • Translation: 1.13, 3.2, 1.13
  • Scale: 0.68, 0.68, 0.68

Blockbench Fixed

These are the item frame display settings. These are used in the generated.json file.

  • Rotation: 0, -180, 0
  • Translation: 0, 0, 0
  • Scale: 1, 1, 1


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