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Difference Boolean 2.8 not working as expected; Weird shading and not removing face

I'm only on my third day of trying out Blender after hearing about 2.8 changing the workflow. I followed the classic donut tutorial and now I wanted to try a simple project of my own. I'm trying to ...
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Boolean Difference Doesn't Work

I'm trying to subtract a mesh with another mesh, in this case a cube from a cube. But every time i use a boolean modifier (difference) it just creates the shape instead.
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The Boolean modifier is not working

I'm trying to model an M16, but it's not going so well when it comes to the magazine of the weapon. Next to the magazine is a mesh. I want to cut holes in the mag with that mesh. But the magazine ...
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How to change an Object from Solid to Hollow in Blender 3.1.2? [duplicate]

As someone new to Blender I have an object (STL) I've imported into Blender that I want to create a mold for that I can then 3D print. I therefor want to encase it in a larger version of itself (split ...
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How do I add a circle into my house wall? [duplicate]

hello, so I've build this house and I want to add a round window below the roof. Kind of reached a bottleneck here and don't know what to do, youtube tutorials aren't very helpful.. What should I do ...
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how i can get a good shading of this carved object? [duplicate]

so here you can see that i triagulate the mesh but it doesnt change anything at all, and the other pic i keeped the ngons (that i dont wont in my mesh by the way so i need the mesh in those parts ...
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Boolean Difference Issue

So I am stumped here in creating a 3D model of my house and cutting the holes for the doors and windows in the exterior walls for the most part is working great. However 1 wall is giving me fits in ...
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Boolean intersect behaves sometimes unpredictably [duplicate]

I'm having some weird and mostly unreproducable error concerning the boolean-intersect modifier. In rare cases, it does not cut objA along the edge of objB but rather along the contour. See the ...
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the fastest way to hole curved side of a cylinder? [duplicate]

Does anyone knows the fastest and easiest way to hole the curved side of a cylinder in blender 2.8? thanks!
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Subdivision failed on boolean-subtracted object [duplicate]

I'm working on this project including a cylinder with holes in it. I've made the holes using the boolean modifier by subtracting smaller cylinders from the main cylinder. Here's an image of the entire ...
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Boolean Modifier Mesh Geometry

I'm trying to make a shower drain and am using a Boolean modifier into a very flat cylinder. I was able to get the circles where I wanted them, but the geometry is weird. When I add a subdivision ...
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Boolean half the time doesn't work but does union? [duplicate]

Im not sure if Im doing something wrong here or what is happening but about 50% of the time whenever I do a normal boolean difference modifier, if I have at all modified the big object previously, I ...
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(SOLVED: Negative Scale) Boolean leaves a (gaping) Hole [duplicate]

No pun intended! I am trying to use booleans as a way to make a "cage" room for bolts in a bike part, but the problem is i am left with see through holes instead of a partial cut of the geometry. ...
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Cannot seem to subtract mirrored cylinders from a cube [duplicate]

I'm fairly new to blender but have used 3d modelling programs before, and I've become baffled by a fairly simple problem. I'm trying to model a pool table and I'm building the table bed. I make a ...
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Boolean modifier cannot be executed error

I'm trying to create a background for a friend with his username, so I've created two text objects, and given them meshes. I hope to make some pretty cool semi-transparent materials for them. However, ...

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