Sand isn't very useful, considering you can only create a couple of buildings with it, though the resource is extremely cheap, so many players will most likely use it.


Waking up and finding the sand in your eyes, is not the best way to get sand


You can make Sandstone with 4 Sand, Sandstone can be used to create Sandstone buildings. They are immune to Fire, providing a cheap source of Stone-like buildings.


Sand can be turned into glass over a fire which useful for  many things, mainly being made into a window, used in the crafting of a Frigate.