The current recipe for crafting any type of stairs is totally nonsensical. You should be able to put three blocks in the crafting table in an L-shape and get four stairs back.
Firstly, the shape of the stairs on the crafting table doesn't look the same as the shape of the block. Minecraft stairs are L shaped, and the crafting recipe for stairs is not so.
Also, you don't get the amount of stairs from crafting that would be realistic. The ratio of blocks put into the crafting table to stair blocks obtained should be 3:4. The current ratio is 6:4.
Here is my reasoning: Every stair block is 3/4 the size of a normal block. That means that after making one stair block out of one full block, you'd have a fourth of a block left over. Then, if you were to make three blocks into stairs, you'd have three fourth's of a block left over, which you could combine into another stair.
However, there is one more thing that needs to be taken into account: the stonecutter. This block currently allows you to get a 1:1 trade for stone stairs only, which is good, but not as good as I am advocating for. Since the stonecutter only works for some blocks, I would suggest that it does not change, meaning the crafting table will actually be slightly more efficient than the stonecutter. This may sound odd, but the stonecutter still has the benefit of being able to craft the exact number of blocks you want, so it is alright.
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