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Boolean Modifier 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 just ...
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What are face normals?

I've seen the term Normal being used in many places, but I'm not quite sure what it is or what it's used for; what exactly are they?
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Boolean difference removes wrong part

I have a cube that is scaled about 10 times on the Z axis. I added a plane, rotated it 45 degrees on the Y axis, and placed it just below the top of the cube. I applied a boolean difference modifier ...
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Boolean modifier union doesn't work

union doesn't work for me, it just makes the cube dissapear. Why? blend file here: https://app.box.com/s/bf51u29w8sb7juc8lauhs61rdwz1ncsv Thanks/ Dan
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Boolean intersect with plane makes object disappear

I'ts been 10 hours of researching, watching tutorials, trial and error and yet i still cannot figure this out. I have 2 planes, one being my water for my city and the other being the ground. I'm ...
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Boolean modifier difference not working

I know this has been asked before - I've looked through and tested them all, and none works. I'm using Blender to create a medical implant for 3D printing. I need to make the inner and outer casing ...
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Why can I not subtract objects from each other?

I have created two objects. The second one was derived from the first one by selecting everything in edit modeAand then using Extrude Alt+E -> Region (Vertex Normals) with the value 1 to extrude it ...
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Can't do subtraction with Boolean modifier [duplicate]

I'm trying to get my hands into Blender after months using Sketchup and facing the limitations of that last one (subtracting shapes is limited to PRO and even in pro, it is still quite limited). I ...
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Boolean difference produces incorrect result

I'm carving letters on a cylinder with the Boolean difference operator. This worked well for a while, but suddenly a strange result became to occur: As you can see, a part of the letter made a pit in ...
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Partial shape subtracting using the Boolean modifier

I want to subtract the upper cylinder from object below. Using the Boolean modifier in difference-mode, the complete object disappears. Here is the Blender-File PS. I am new and almost always ...
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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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Boolean Modifer Not Working Properly

When I Try To Use The Boolean Modifier To Carve The White Object Into The Other One Via Difference, It Just Makes The Grey One Disappear. Also This Does Not Occur When I Use The B-Mesh Solver, only ...