Corail Pillar Mod add 2 kinds of rounded pillar shape and extensible blocks that perfectly fit to vanilla textures (or your texture pack) for each kind of constructing blocks.
This mod is very light weight (43ko) and contains 45 kind of Pillar:stone, granite, diorite, andesite, cobblestone, sandstone, brick, stonebrick, purpur, iron, gold, bone, packed ice,… (including polished, mossy, etc).
Screenshot with texture pack Chroma Hills
Screen with low vanilla textures
The recipe is a vertical line of 3 blocks, in the middle of the crafting box (it’s a shaped recipe !)
A screenshot of the upcoming full block pillar: