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How To Get Upgraded Tools In The Front

Get Iron And Better Tools For Much Faster Gathering

Upgrading your tools gives you a massive advantage in The Front. In this guide on How To Get Upgraded Tools In The Front we’ll explain the quickest and easiest method to get brand new tools as the higher level your tools, the faster and more return you get when you are harvesting materials from wood, stone, and plants.

If you are just starting out in the game, be sure to search around. You can often find old chests and barrels that can be looted. While not common, you are able to find Iron tools and similar in these chests. Finding one of these early can make the stages of getting your initial base constructed a breeze, although you will struggle to be able to repair the item until you have the correct structures in place.

How To Get Upgraded Tools In The Front

To do it the old fashioned way, you will need to look at some specific tech unlocks. Head to the tech screen and then select the Weapons tree. From there, you want to unlock Stone Knife, Wood Hammer, and then Weapon Crafting Table. After that, you will see the Iron Axe and Iron Knife tools. This unlocks the Iron Axe, Iron Pickaxe, Iron Spade, Iron Knife and Iron Sickle. Basically, every single gathering tool in upgraded form.

Then, all you need to do next, is to craft a Weapons Bench and use the recipes on the Weapons bench to craft the upgraded tools.

Resin is very useful as it's used in a variety of recipes you'll need to craft on a regular basis. This guide on Where To Find Resin Fast In The Front will tell you the quickest and easiest farming method to get Resin as just simply cutting down trees and bushes is not a reliable source. This can take hours to get enough Resin for even one recipe.
There is a Task in The Front that asks you to repair a structure. This guide on How To Repair Structures For Task In The Front explains how to complete this particular task as, if you have auto repairing structures setup, the game will often not let you attempt any repairs.
The Front has a fantastic inventory system that's based on slots, instead of weight. However, you will still need to learn How To Split Items In The Front as you'll be depositing ingredients, materials, and supplies at a dozen different crafting benches and storage chests before too long.
Making your first base is an exciting venture when you start a new survival game. This guide on How To Make Windows & Doorframes In The Front explains how you can change walls to doorframes and windows as the user-interface can be a little confusing at first and both are required for a healthy base defense.

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