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How To Make Your Own Custom Minecraft Weapon

Learn how to design your own 3D Minecraft weapons with Sean from Hypixel

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Sean McCafferty (aka Moo) is Hypixel's Content Administrator and is responsible for all of the content in Hypixel's maps and mini games. Hypixel is the world's biggest Minecraft server network and over 2 million people play their games every month.

In this class Sean will show you how to create your very own custom sword - and then actually load it into Minecraft to play with and share with friends.


  • How to sketch ideas for new items
  • How to use resource packs in Minecraft to create and use your own items
  • How to use 2D design tools to create textures for your weapon
  • How to use 3D design tools to create a 3D model of your weapon
  • How to export your designs and load them into Minecraft
  • There's also a whole section of advance tips and tricks.

When you're finished, make sure to share your work by uploading a picture or video of your very own custom weapon. Then share it with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #makematicweapon


  • 40 minutes of video classes presented by Sean McCafferty from Hypixel
  • Sample Resource Pack including all the assets used in the classes


For this class you will need:

  • A copy of Minecraft on PC or Mac (sorry, this doesn't work with PE or console)
  • Plenty of paper and pens
  • Graph paper (optional)
  • A copy of Cubik Lite which you can download here for free http://bdcraft.net/cubik
  • Access to PIXLR - https://pixlr.com - a free website for creating your 2D textures

Difficulty Rating: Beginner to Intermediate

In Partnership With

Sean McCafferty - Hypixel Network
Sean McCafferty - Hypixel Network

Sean McCafferty is the Content Administrator at Hypixel - one of the largest and highest quality Minecraft Server Networks in the world. He looks after all the content for their maps and mini games and has had a long career in games design.

What's In This Resource?

  Getting Started
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  2D and 3D Design
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  Test and Play
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  Bonus Content
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
How much does this cost?
This class is 100% free and always will be.
Why do I have to give my details?
This class is for registered users of MakeMatic. By creating an account we can let you know when more classes are published. You can get started by creating an account for free. If you are under 13 you'll need to get your parent / guardian's permission.
What age is this for?
This class is aimed at young people aged 10+ but anyone can have a go and see what they can make. Some of the trickier steps might suit slightly older players.

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