Blueprints allow your character to learn how to craft certain items. All players start with a small amount of blueprints already learned. In order to get an item's blueprint, you will need a copy of the item you want to learn, some scrap and a Research Table.
- Open the Research Table and place the item and the required amount of scrap into the inventory.
- Research the item and then study the blueprint.
You now know how to craft the item; be sure to check the requirements.
You can also research the blueprint for a random tiered item by finding a Tier One, Two or Three Workbench and inputting the required amount of Scrap.