An Arcane Workbench will actually act as a crafting table for any default Minecraft recipe (perhaps any recipe that just needs a Crafting Table)
CraftingEditTo create an Arcane Workbench simply place down a Table and use your wand on it. This will convert it into an Arcane Workbench. You can place your wand in it to begin crafting.
Using an arcane worktable has a few advantages over the normal crafting table in addition to being able to craft Thaumcraft items. It is slightly cheaper than a regular workbench, requiring 3.5 planks rather than 4. Also, when the GUI is closed, items will remain in the table rather than being dropped at your feet. This means the table can save a partial recipe for later or use it for storage in a pinch. Lastly, the arcane worktable has two Praecantatio aspects which are useful for creating Thaumium or a variety of infusion recipes.
To create an Arcane Worktable simply right-click with a wand on a table you have placed in the world. The arcane Worktable serves the same purpose as a normal crafting table, with a few key exceptions.
Apart from normal crafting recipes, it can also craft some of the items unique to Thaumaturgy. To do that you need to place a casting wand like the wand of the Apprentice in the slot on the bottom right. This will allow you to craft items that require vis by drawing the energy directly from the wand.
Wands do recharge while in the worktable at the same rate they would in your inventory.
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