I used this thread to make a screw thread on some cylinder. The acccepted answer poster say that the method will leave 4 ngons at the end, that could be solved to quads with some thoughs. Even if the result is acceptable with thoses ngons, you still can see a little flaw in the shape once subdivision is added.

After many tries I am not getting it right, and more generally, I have a hard time with retopology and understanding edge flow. How would you get rid of thoses ngons ?

Screw thread cylinder topology


  • $\begingroup$ In this link: topology-guides.tumblr.com look for "Optimal Edge Loop Reduction Flows" $\endgroup$ – susu Aug 17 '20 at 16:25
  • $\begingroup$ Nice link, will look into it. Thanks. $\endgroup$ – Adam S Aug 17 '20 at 16:32
  • $\begingroup$ maybe share your object so that we can give a try $\endgroup$ – moonboots Aug 17 '20 at 18:24

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