One need in my opinion modifications with which Minecraft will be a new workbench. With it you can disassemble any object and get all the resources and parts back. Ie now you can use normal workbench to make items. And with the help of this bench to examine them.
How to install Uncrafting Table
- Download and install Minecraft Forge
- Download mod
- Do not unzip it, copy to C:\Users\User_Name\AppData\ Roaming\.minecraft\mods