I'm new to blender and I am trying to create basic shapes/models of few basic objects like - water pot, bottle, tea-cup etc. Now I'm trying to create an iPhone model.

So, when I started modelling, I came to know about precise sizing & other specific dimensions of iPhone. But I see options in XYZ as 0 & 1.
My Question is - How can I create an object with specifications like - 4 inch wide, 1 inch tall etc?

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this can be done by changing the unit type from none to imperial enter image description here

Then, add your cube and change the measurements to whatever you want enter image description here

  • $\begingroup$ Is there a way to change units? It is in inches" by default. $\endgroup$ – Sagar R. Kothari Aug 5 '14 at 17:48

You can specify measurements for newly created objects and other parameters in a pop-up window that appears by your cursor. After starting the command and (very important) before starting another operation, press F6. F6 menu After setting the initial size of your mesh, you'll need to go into edit mode and use the mesh editing tools to make your object fit your other dimensions.
If you're from a CAD background, this can seem a little archaic-but in visualization, making something look right is more important than making it dimensionally accurate, so gauging things with your eyes is appropriate.

  • $\begingroup$ I was just trying to add to what you said $\endgroup$ – John Burrill Aug 6 '14 at 17:20

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