Gun making

Well im trying to learn how to make a swep from scratch such as with like a model of a gun to make a view and world model. all tutorials i see are about a swep maker. is that the only way to make them?

Can anyone point me in the right direction?

Here is an example of a simple SWEP.
Example SWEP

Here is an example of Garrys Manhack gun.
Garrys example SWEP

both of them have many comments, and are easy to understand.

Hey thanks, now i need to figure out how to make view and world models of gun props. this was very helpful :slight_smile: