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CAD Sketch Add On

I am quite new to Blender and loving it. I come from a background in Fusion 360 so I am very used to being able the make a sketch on any surface and extrude and cut into complex shapes. Are there ...
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How to add a face outside a round feature

How can I fill in a face and still keep the circle/cylinder open If I choose make face here the opening in the cylinder also gets covered.
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How to cut holes in the back of a curved surface whilst retaining smoothness?

I'm trying to model a desk lamp and I am having difficulty in cutting holes in the back of the mesh. How can I replicate this in this photo?
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How to use one object to cut a hole into another one [duplicate]

My issue is that I have 2 objects in edit mode, I want to use the second object to cut the first one to make a hole. I hope the image can make what I want a little clear because I don't find the ...
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Blender 2.8 carving a circle out of the face of a cube using the knife tool [duplicate]

In Blender 2.8, I am trying to cut a circle out of one face of a cube, but for some reason I can't get it to work. My procedure thus far: (a) Add the cube (add -> mesh -> cube) (b) Add the circle (...
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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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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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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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Why isn't limited dissolve working?

I was trying to google a way to merge overlapping meshes and everyone keeps saying Limited Dissolve, but it's not working for me for some reason :< ... I just want to make one n-gon without ...
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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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maintaining quads when cutting circles into mesh

After using either boolean, knife project or something, how can I change the mesh to keep it as clean quads rather than having alot of ngons, which results in terrible geometry after applying a ...
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How do you delete part of an intersected mesh from a certain direction?

When there're 2 objects intersected like this: If I wanted to remove only the part above the green line, how would I do it? the Boolean Modifier doesn't seem to have anything to be used in cases like ...
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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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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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Negative cylander

I am trying to make a key chain and using blender to model it but I made they object but I can't figure out how to make a cylindrical hole at the top of the object.

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