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Inscribing text into an object [duplicate]

I have a cube, and I would like it to have a text inscribed in it, so the text would be in the cube but we could see it. Is it possible to do this?
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Cutting a shape out of an object with another object [duplicate]

I'm trying to recreate these F holes in the body without cutting into the bodies mesh The F holes and body are two separate meshes. I am completely lost as to how to cut out a hole in my main body ...
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How to cut a mesh with a plane? [duplicate]

I'm trying to cut the mesh in grey with the plane in yellow to get a rounded face. I tried with the Bolean Modifier but no way it doesn't work. I'm using the version 2.7. Thanks for your help.
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How to cut mesh by curved surface [duplicate]

I need the "extra" from the roof to be removed. For some reason I can't make this work with booleans. Thank you.
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Embedding vertices onto a plane [duplicate]

Say that I have a collection of points, as shown below with the circle, and I have a plane that I want to merge them onto. The points and plane are perfectly parallel, and the end goal is that the ...
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2D solidify. Is it possible?

Is there a way to make some "2D solidify" from edges to faces. (It's about creating roads from GIS data). I've tried Skin modifier, converting to curves with depth and back to mesh, but all the ...
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Cutting a circular hole in a hollow cylinder without distorting the cylinder

Whenever I try to cut out a circular hole in either a cylinder or sphere the polygons around the circular hole always have distorted normals after smoothing. Is there anyway to fix this. I've tried ...
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Why won't the boolean modifier work properly?

I want to cut out the "cylinder" inside this shape I made to create a coffee cup, but after choosing Difference as the operation and the cylinder as the object, all I'm left with is the cylinder. ...
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How do I remove part of my object?

How to remove a part of the object grid which is not included object 7?
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“Boolean” operation on bézier circles

I would like to make a cross section like this (only the hatched part) (image source) using bézier curves/circles, to then use in a screw modifier and make a drill bit. I initially thought I could ...
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How can I open a circular window in a cylinder?

Just like in this picture.. This is a cylinder with a circular window. Please notice that the frame is evenly distributed along the cylinder and I want to achive the same result, any tips?
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I can't find the Retopo menu

I am very new to blender but have made some good progress recently. I have a curved surface that I need to cut a precise hole in and from YouTube videos it seems that the Retopo method is the way to ...
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Cutting *only* existing geometry with a circle

Is it possible to cut only the existing geometry of an object using a particular shape (for instance the circle in red) to add vertices only where the shape bisects an existing edge?
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3D printing “be like the 3D view”

I'm a newbie learning to use Blender to produce 3D printable objects, since it is the most flexible software tool on the planet for 3D printing. However, in doing so I realise that I am using only a ...
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How would I cut across a plane using a die-like mesh/curve? [duplicate]

I'm in the process of creating a visual model of a product made using 2D CAD software. The .svg which I have imported into blender is the file sent to a laser cutter which would out cut across an ...

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