Varied Commodities adds various items and block. Originally these items were included with the Custom NPCs mod. It contains a bunch of decorative blocks like chairs/tables/weapon racks and lots of items like new weapons/armor/shields.
You can find the recipes for this mod in the included recipebook. Not all items have recipes though as some of the items are purely included for aesthetic/decorative purposes
How to install Varied Commodities:
- Download and install Minecraft Forge.
- Download the mod.
- Click on the Start Menu in Windows.
- Type run into the search box, and select the Run program at the top of the results.
- Type %appdata% into the Run program, and press Enter.
- Go to .minecraft/mods folder.
- Drag and drop the downloaded jar (zip) file into that.
- Enjoy the mod.