I need a way to erase accurately a part of a mesh, using another mesh.

Two intersecting meshes

I need the big mesh to have a gap where the smaller mesh is. I don't need the smaller mesh, so it doesn't matter if it gets destroyed in the process/

  • $\begingroup$ use a boolean Mod $\endgroup$ – Scalia May 28 '15 at 15:35
  • $\begingroup$ I realised that might help, but I have no idea how to do so, when I tried, nothing happened $\endgroup$ – Emlingur May 28 '15 at 15:39
  • $\begingroup$ answered.....read below $\endgroup$ – Scalia May 28 '15 at 15:39

This can be accomplished with a boolean modifier.

Add it on the large mesh and set the type to difference, then set the smaller mesh as it's target.

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once you apply the modifier, you will have a hole in the large mesh, you may delete the small mesh

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  • $\begingroup$ Thanks, I already tried it but it didn't work, turns out I had a copy of the mesh visible, so I didn't see the gap $\endgroup$ – Emlingur May 28 '15 at 15:47
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    $\begingroup$ if this solves your problem, accept it so we can mark this as solved. $\endgroup$ – Scalia May 28 '15 at 15:56

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