In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make shears in Minecraft!
Minecraft shears are primarily used to get wool from sheep, but they do have many other uses such as harvesting leaves, cobwebs, seagrass, ferns, and more.
How To Make Shears Video Tutorial
In this video, watch as we show you how to make shears using the Minecraft shears recipe and show you how to use them.
|Java Edition||Windows, Mac & Linux PC's||Yes|
|Bedrock Edition||Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Windows 10 PC's||Yes|
|Education Edition||Mac, iOs 12, Windows 10 PC's||Yes|
|PlayStation Edition||PlayStation 3 & 4||Yes|
Materials Needed To Make Shears
Steps To Make Minecraft Shears
1. Open Your Crafting Menu
To craft shears, you first must open your crafting table in Minecraft. You should see the same grid as the image below.
2. Add The Iron Ingots To The Menu
In the crafting table, add the 2 iron ingots to the grid.
You must add the iron ingots to the grid exactly as shown in the image below. In the 2nd row place down 1 iron ingot in the middle box. In the 3rd row place the other iron ingot in the 3rd box. This is the Minecraft shears recipe.
After you've added the items to the crafting grid as described above, you'll notice shears in the box on the right.
3. Move The Shears To Your Inventory
Now, simply drag the shears down to your inventory so you can use them.
You're done! You now have shears! Minecraft shears are primarily used for shearing sheep, which drop 1 - 3 wool blocks as opposed to killing sheep which only produces 1 wool block. They also have many other uses such as harvesting leaves, cobwebs, seagrass, ferns, and more.
Minecraft Shears Command
You can also use a Give Command to make shears in Minecraft. The shears command is available in the following game editions:
- Java Edition
- Pocket Edition
- Xbox One
- Nintendo Switch
- Windows 10 Edition
- Education Edition
To run the shear command in Minecraft, open your chat window and enter the command below depending on the version you have.
Java Edition 1.13 and higher shear command
/give @p shears 1
Pocket Edition (PE), Xbox One, Switch, Win 10, Education Edition
/give @p shears 1 0