Crafting Tables require 4 Wooden Planks. Crafting Tables give additional crafting recipes.
InfoEditCrafting Tables have the same look in the PC version. There are lots of Crafting Recipes to craft. The picture on the left shows how it looks when you click the Crafting Table. To craft something simply click the thing you want to craft then click the Square button on the right. It is above the description of the Crafting Recipe. There are 4 buttons the Blocks, Tools & Weapons, Armor & Food and Decorations shown on the picture on the left.
Thanks to the new updates Armor, TNT and Flint and Steel is added.