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I've ran into a little problem while trying to create a sort of railing - i've created a plane, subdivided it and then deleted only the faces which left me with this.

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Next Step was to convert this into a curve to then bevel it and have a railing - but there lies my problem. The Bevel is very inconsistent and all over the place.

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Scale is 1,1,1, all transforms are applied and switching to 2D doesn't help - so after gooogling for a while i'm all out of ideas. Any help would be much appreciated.

Thank you

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    $\begingroup$ a curve vertex can only be connected to 2 other vertices, not 3 or 4, therefore the problem with your topology $\endgroup$
    – moonboots
    Jan 28 '21 at 7:33
  • $\begingroup$ Thank you, but then i wonder how this guy does it ? youtube.com/watch?v=lmACxKsDtlk at around 12:50 you can see it ? $\endgroup$
    – WTFlorian
    Jan 28 '21 at 8:56
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    $\begingroup$ see few seconds before, at 12:20, the edges are not connected $\endgroup$
    – moonboots
    Jan 28 '21 at 9:00
  • $\begingroup$ Oh, i see, thank you for pointing that out, i must have missed that. Thank you $\endgroup$
    – WTFlorian
    Jan 28 '21 at 9:02
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You could try a different approach, and use a skin modifier on a mesh object for something like this.

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In edit mode mark a vertex as root, select a vertex and choose Mark Root in the modifier. Also add a subdivision surface modifier to smooth the result.

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You will likely need to scale the skin down some initially, in edit mode do this by selecting all and using ⌃ Ctrl + A to resize.

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  • $\begingroup$ I will give that a try, thank you very much for showing me this approach. $\endgroup$
    – WTFlorian
    Jan 28 '21 at 9:02

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