Blender Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for people who use Blender to create 3D graphics, animations, or games. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

How can I make a long strand of bones without having to extrude each one? Here is what I'm trying to accomplish:

enter image description here

share|improve this question

Subdivide One Large Bone

Thankfully there is a very easy way to do this: simply create one large bone the length you want your final strand of bones to be, then Subdivide that bone repeatedly:

Select bone -> TAB -> W -> Subdivide

enter image description here

share|improve this answer
After selecting subdivide you can also press F6 (or use the panel at the bottom of the tools sidebar) and change the number of cuts. – sambler Apr 26 '14 at 12:17

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.