How To Make Shears In Minecraft

In this tutorial you will learn how to make shears in Minecraft!

Minecraft shears are primarily used to obtain wool from sheep, but they have many other uses, such as harvesting leaves, cobwebs, sea grasses, ferns, and more.

Available Platforms

Edition Platform Available
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

  • 2 Iron ingots

Steps To Make Minecraft Shears

1. Open Your Crafting Menu

To make scissors, you must first open your work table in Minecraft. You should see the same grid as the image below.

How To Make Shears In Minecraft

2. Add The Iron Ingots To The Menu

On the workbench, add the 2 iron blocks to the grid.

You need to add the iron blocks to the grid exactly as shown in the picture below. On the second row, place 1 iron bar in the middle box. On the third row, place the other iron bar in the third box. This is the recipe for Minecraft scissors.How To Make Shears In Minecraft

Once you’ve added the items to the crafting grid as described above, you’ll see a pair of scissors in the box on the right.

3. Move The Shears To Your Inventory

Now drag the scissors to your inventory so you can use them.

How To Make Shears In Minecraft

Smart! Now you have scissors! Minecraft shears are mainly used for shearing sheep, dropping 1 to 3 blocks of wool instead of killing sheep that only produce 1 block of wool. They also have many other uses such as harvesting leaves, cobwebs, sea grasses, ferns and more.

How To Make Shears In Minecraft

Minecraft Shears Command

You can also use command to create scissors in Minecraft. The scissors command is available in the following editions of the game:

  • Java edition
  • Pocket edition
  • Xbox One
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Windows 10 Edition
  • Educational 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


1. What is the fastest way to mine shroomlight?

The fastest way to mine shroomlight is using a hoe.

2. Does Shroomlight stop mobs from spawning?

Shroomlight will stop mobs that require low light levels to spawn from spawning.

3. What is a Shroomlight in Minecraft?

Shroomlight in Minecraft is a light-emitting block that generates near the top of warped and crimson huge fungus.

4. How do you make diamond shears in Minecraft?

Crafting. All you have to do is put a shear next to a diamond in the crafting grid, and BAM! NOTE: For below, Shear = S, Diamond = D, Empty Space = +.

5. Can you shear cows in Minecraft?

You can also strike a mooshroom with lightning and have it turn into a brown mooshroom. No you cannot sadly. However, you can shear a mooshroom which will then turn into a cow. You can also strike a mooshroom with lightning and have it turn into a brown mooshroom.

6. How do you make sheers?

To make shears, place 2 iron ingots in the 3×3 crafting grid. When making shears, it is important that the iron ingots are placed in the exact pattern as the image below. In the first row, there should be 1 iron ingot in the second box. In the second row, there should be 1 iron ingot in the first box.

7. Can you shear a chicken in Minecraft?

Pluckable Chickens is a mod for Minecraft that makes chickens pluckable, allowing you to farm them for feathers. Simply use a shear on a chicken, just like how you would shear a sheep, and watch the feathers drop from the chicken!.

8. Can you shear llamas in Minecraft?

Just like sheep, they graze a few moments and you can shear it again! The colour of the wool would depend on the colour of the llama, no dying their wool.

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