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Im making a water tank and to its side i want to make spiral stairs. I have tried 2 method but did not work for me both. I have add a spiral curve so that a single stair can rotate along the curve with the dupliframes. Then i added a array modifier and empty to control. I got this result the stairs not matching the side walls. And i want the result of the curve rotating in that way i want my stairs to be curved. Any suggestion

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  • $\begingroup$ Related blender.stackexchange.com/questions/66716/… $\endgroup$ Commented Apr 21, 2017 at 13:14
  • $\begingroup$ @DuarteFarrajotaRamos i have update the new result as per the link but not get the result what i need. I have a curve in my model i want that way it should take 3-4 turns. And here im getting just a single turn. and side railing also not align perfect $\endgroup$
    – atek
    Commented Apr 22, 2017 at 4:20
  • $\begingroup$ @DuarteFarrajotaRamos i have added the screw modifier the curve result i have got but the stairs not going up and down. For that what can i do any suggestion $\endgroup$
    – atek
    Commented Apr 22, 2017 at 4:34

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A suggestion is to use the Screw modifier for the railing walls & keep the array for the steps. You can control the height of the screw with an empty and the diameter either by scaling in object or edit mode.

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  • $\begingroup$ Thanks for replying with the railing and stairs merge with single mesh can i make the screw modifier instead of doing manually with empty $\endgroup$
    – atek
    Commented Apr 21, 2017 at 12:48
  • $\begingroup$ The screw modifier would deform the steps - which is why I kept it separate. You can eventually 'Apply' and join the meshes if necessary. $\endgroup$
    – Patdog
    Commented Apr 21, 2017 at 13:17
  • $\begingroup$ can you plz send me the file how you have control im not getting the same result you have $\endgroup$
    – atek
    Commented Apr 22, 2017 at 13:22
  • $\begingroup$ Done. If you extend the spiral up more - you will have to adjust the z-height of the steps. $\endgroup$
    – Patdog
    Commented Apr 22, 2017 at 17:59
  • $\begingroup$ having problem again with the stairs i have posted the question blender.stackexchange.com/questions/78333/how-to-align-steps $\endgroup$
    – atek
    Commented Apr 23, 2017 at 9:54

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