Looking out at the wilderness in LEGO Fortnite.
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How to get Flexwood in LEGO Fortnite

Upgrade your tools to the best they can be.

Flexwood in LEGO Fortnite is a top-tier resource that builds medium-tier and late-game items. Since Flexwood is one of the better forms of lumber in the game, you’ll have to grind a bit for the correct tools.

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Here’s how to get your hands on Flexwood and the tools you’ll need to harvest it in LEGO Fortnite.

How to find Flexwood in LEGO Fortnite

A LEGO Fortnite character looks at some Flexwood on the ground in a desert.
It could be a journey to find what you’re looking for. Screenshot by Dot Esports

Flexwood can be found on the tall Cactus plant within the Desert biome. You will need a Rare Forest Axe to cut down cacti in LEGO Fortnite. You will know you’re in the desert when you are surrounded by red sands, dirt, wispy grass, and red rock.

The plant should break after around nine swings and will drop around five pieces of Flexwood for you to use in LEGO Fortnite. Be sure to go over and pick up the wood after it falls: You don’t want to waste your time and your axe for nothing!

How to upgrade your Crafting Bench in LEGO Fortnite

The Crafting Bench in LEGO Fortnite sitting next to an open building.
Make your preparations first. Screenshot by Dot Esports

Before even hunting for Flexwood, you’ll have to upgrade your Crafting Bench so you can create a Rare Forest Axe. This is the only level in which your axe can chop down the plant that holds the wood you seek, and even then, it will take time before you can collect all of the more basic resources to upgrade your bench to the necessary level.

Once you’ve grabbed enough Wood and Granite to make the Crafting Bench, enter it and go to the Bench Upgrade tab at the top of the screen. You’ll need to upgrade the Crafting Bench to Rare to craft the Forest Axe, so get your hands on as many Planks and Shells as possible to complete the upgrade.

Getting the Rare Tree Axe is tricky!

Rare tools will create a whole new adventure for you, so make sure to plan accordingly when setting out to get next-level items.

After upgrading the necessary stations and building your tools to the right level, you can finally set out to search for Flexwood—but you might want to hope you and your teammates are close to the arid dunes of the Desert biome.

What can Flexwood be used for in LEGO Fortnite?

Flexwood has a variety of uses in LEGO Fortnite, from some of the most powerful weapons to objects great for the home and even a Glider to fly around. Here’s a full list of recipes using Flexwood in LEGO Fortnite:

Apothecary JarsOne Flexwood
One Knotroot
One Rough Amber
Dynamic FoundationFour Flexwood
Essence Table20 Flexwood
Six Cut Amber
GliderEight Flexwood Rods
Six Silk Fabric
Four Wool Fabric
Health Charm (Rare)Three Flexwood Rods
Three Cut Amber
Three Sand Claws
Three Wool Thread
Knight Shield (Uncommon)Eight Flexwood Rods
Three Cord
Large WheelTwo Flexwood
One Flexwood Rod
Loom19 Flexwood
Eight Flexwood Rods
Six Sand Claws
Low Dining TableFour Flexwood
Four Wood
Manor Coffee Table (Small)Four Flexwood
Manor Coffee Table (Large)Eight Flexwood
Rare PickaxeThree Flexwood Rods
Three Sand Claws
Rare Recurve CrossbowEight Flexwood Rods
One Drawstring
Small WheelOne Flexwood
One Flexwood Rod
Village Level Nine15 Flexwood
15 Cut Amber
15 Obsidian
Village Level 1015 Flexwood Rods
20 Cut Amber
30 Obsidian Slabs
Wooden CrateSix Flexwood
Two Copper Bars

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