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questions about blender's bevel modifier, text beveling, or the bevel tool in edit mode.

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i am having a problem i am trying to do a pencil model but i ran into a difficulty [closed]

trying to model this pencil but the eraser head is not responding right
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Make Vertex Radius Affect just One Axis on Beveled Curve

I have a curve with a bevel applied. I know varying the radius would make parts of the geometry bigger or smaller. What I want is the radius to increase or decrease to only affect one axis. basically ...
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How to fix the following unexpected result of a bevel along a path?

I have the following situation, where the straight line represents a path I want to extrude the half-round curve along: My approach was to apply a 'bevel', by selecting the straight line curve, then ...
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Bevel the inside of a hole

Note: I'm relatively new to Blender, so apologies if terminology a bit confused or just plain wrong :-) I've created a bowl by subtracting a UV Sphere from a slightly larger one with a Boolean ...
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Bevel sharp edges in circular shape

I'm working in blender and I'm trying to bevel a 45° edge into a circular shaped corner. The problem is that the bevel follows a sharper trajectory (not a circle shape, but more like an oval). I tried ...
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Fillet like in 3ds max

In 3ds max you can turn this to this with Fillet button. In Blender there only bevel and it does not work anything like fillet in 3ds max. It looks more like cancer grow... Is there a way to make ...
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Bevel evenly without manual cleanup of geometry

I want to make a evenly spread bevel here: But the geometry gives a problem: Is there any way other then a manual cleanup to work around this?
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Best way to create a Streamlined shape and windows, Part 2

Okay, as a follow on to my first question, wonderfully answered by Moonboots here ( Best way to create this Streamlined shape and windows? ) This is a New Zealand DG class, the same basic method you ...
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Best way to create this Streamlined shape and windows?

Good afternoon all, I'm interested in your takes on the best way to create this nose and cab frame? Am I better to extrude it from a single cube or use multiple components? I'm not used to fiddling ...
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Curve resolution limited

The curve resolution is limited, and I would like it to be higher. Usually, you can manually increase this, but in this case, it just resets. Is there any way to remove this limitation?
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how to apply a bevel modifier for sharp edges from a rig

I have a simple rig that works great for animating opening and closing a box based on this tutorial. Is it possible to add an edge bevel modifier when there are sharp edges from a rig?
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Beveling an edge inside an empty space

I am trying to bevel the edges (picture 1) but when I bevel it, instead of just the edges beveling the whole geomtery(picture 2) becomes a solid block. I have tried various things but I can't seem to ...
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The Curve Become Horny After Bevel

I am trying to model a track for wheel using curve. But I get the bottom rail to have horns like this: The orange curves are the reference used for beveling the linear curve as it is informed at the ...
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when I bevel this edge it breaks at random points, how do I fix it?

when I bevel my edge this happens, how do I fix it it happens often but usually I just change the direction I'm going with the model, but I've hit a dead end. to addon there are no extra vertices or ...
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Material glitches at joints when using Bevel modifier?

I've applied all my other modifiers and applied all transformations and I'm just left with a Bevel modifier for my object. And this modifier is causing weird glitches at joints that involve faces with ...
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How to select edges of the mesh's boundary

Is it possible to select all the edges of a mesh outlines(boundaries)? I tried in edit mode with "Select > Select Loops > Select Boundary Loop" but it seems to not select anything. I'm ...
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Why is there unneeded geometry poking out when using the bevel modifier?

I really haven't done much with the shape other than using a boolean mod and cutting a rounded rectangle out of this larger prism. I wanted to curve everything but to make it look less sharp so I ...
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face becomes twisted after trying to bevel into a cylinder shape

i'm trying to create a cylinder shape on the end of this curve, but after selecting 2 edges and beveling them, it becomes twisted like this
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Bevel shader not working (Bevel Node)

I'm trying to use the bevel shader on an experimental mesh, I don't know what I'm doing wrong, everything seems to be in place but the bevel itself does not work!
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Bevel of a cube gives weird uv results in the corners [duplicate]

I want to model a simple room with round corners. For this, I have applied a bevel to a cube. The cube has a PBR material on it. When I unwrap the cube the corners do not have smooth transitions but ...
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Shading Becomes Darker With Animated Bevel Geometry on a Curve

The blue part is a bezier curve with bevel geometry turned on. When I animated the End property, mid-way the shader abruptly goes dark for a few frames. The curve only has 4 control points.
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Shadding issues with Bevel Modifier and Booleans

I ran across an "issue" which I dont quite know how to deal with when working with booleans/bevel workflow. In fact, I am not even sure if it can be called an shading issue. With the way I ...
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Bezier curves have different diameter when applying round bevel property [duplicate]

I have made a few Bezier curves. When I go to object data properties-> geometry -> bevel -> round(option) and say 0.04 m thickness, the resulting bevels are of different diameter for ...
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"K" engraved on cube cracks with Bevel modifier

Hello i have a file attached at https://pasteall.org/blend/a98056a67ac44c44a31606c55252f763 where i have created 3 cubes each with letters N,Z, and K engraved on them. N and Z work perfectly fine with ...
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Object bevel is "frozen" for part of curve and doesn't adjust with z-axis changes?

I added a path and gave it an object bevel, everything seemed to be going well until I tried making a z-axis change to part of my path. The bevel tilted around the curve to accommodate this change but ...
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Help with non-destructive work flow using bevels and displacement

I'm trying to optimize my work flow a bit by making it less destructive. I'm out of ideas, so if any of you have thoughts on this it'd be great. I'm trying to make a bevel (using bevel weights) with 2 ...
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I am learning bmesh in blender python and want to extract the index of a new faces created after using bmesh.ops.bevel

I have written a small script to bevel selected edges and want to be able to select the newly created faces in bmesh. It returns a dictionary of the faces, edges, and verts with the types in long-form ...
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How To Reverse Bevel A Cylinder Made With Screw Modifier

In my projects I want to be as non-destructively as possible. For that reason I create all cylinders using the screw modifier. Like described in this video you can invert the normals of the top face ...
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Cycles has a weird normal falloff until I put "Bevel" modifier

testing my import of the baked mesh from Substance Painter, and I'm getting this strange normal smoothing effect until I put Bevel modifier. Does anyone know why this is hapenning?
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Export traced bitmap SVG from Inkskape and extrude+bevel

This has been discussed many, many times. I am trying to understand/follow what's in: Extrude and bevel an imported svg curve I also took a look at Correct way to create an extruded mesh from a simple ...
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Modeling Molding in House with Bevel

I'm trying to use custom bevel tools to create molding for my house. When I try to bevel it does not work properly, making weird angles that I did not expect. I know that beveling does not work with ...
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Fixing the geometry of the inset faces after "shade smooth" and applying modifiers

I'm trying to fix the geometry of the inset faces on the pillar after I used the "shade smooth" option. I added the Subdivision surface Modifier and the Bevel Modifier, but still the faces ...
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Issue with triangle holes showing up when doing Bevel feature

I'm using the bevel feature to learn to do surfacing for the car model but I'm stuck at this point due to the triangle holes showing up when I do it on this particular highlighted line. I have no ...
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Extruding svg-created curves with holes

I am trying to get a workflow going for svg → 3d model in blender → cnc router mill. I hope to create a clean bevel on the outer and inner perimeters on the model after extruding the svg. I tried ...
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Extruded spline is twice scale of resulting bevel [duplicate]

I've drawn an architrave profile and swept it around another rectangular path using the Bevel command. It looks great, except the resulting form's cross section is about half the size of the original ...
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How to smooth out pixelated meshes

I downloaded a detailed terrain mesh from online. The interior of the mesh looks great, but the outer edge of the model has this rough pixelated look. Now I could try beveling each edge multiple times ...
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Taper not working on beveled object

I have a line which is bevelled with a circle to make a cylinder. I want to taper it with the curve on the right side. When I choose the taper object to be the curve, the cylinder dissapears. How do I ...
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Negative fillet (bevel inward)

I would like to make the bevel go inward. to match the shape of the other module. I can't add a negative value to this
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intersecting bevels different radius (bevel mods)

With vertex group I selected these edges to apply a bevel mod of 3mm Secondly, I created a vertex group for the outer edges to create a bevel mod with an offset of 1 or 2 mm, but it creates weird (...
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Why does this proximity loop breaks?

The below images show 2 types of proximity loops, in all quads. Method 1 Without SubD With SubD Method 2 Without SubD With SubD One breaks with sub-d and another works just as expected. Question ...
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Extruding / Bevelling one curve along another

I'm trying to create an architrave for a door. I've drawn one curve to represent the profile, and then duplicated an edge loop from my door mesh (and converted to a curve) to use as a base to ...
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Bevel confusion

just started with blender, have looked for resolution before posting but not getting it. how do I apply a bevel to edge selected in the image attached. I am obviously misunderstanding a fundamental ...
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Bevelling equally in both direction [duplicate]

I have a box that is just a thin slice with different width and length. I want to bevel the edges, but it is applying some kind of asymetry related to the aspect ratio of my box. How can I make a ...
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How to make a hoop simply...yes it seems an easy question but wait

Is there a way I can make a hoop, say, that has a major diameter of 40 mm and has a 2 mm diameter circular profile? Bevel flattens the sides of the profile and changes the major diameter of the item ...
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Connecting edges with eachother to extend a bevel

so i am modeling a 3D "dollar bil" and i am having an issue, i want to bevel the sides of the bil so it becomes round, but the bevel only moves until an edge(see 2nd picture) so i think i ...
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Why is my bevel modifier not applying to one of my meshes?

I'm following Blender Guru's sofa tutorial (evidently not well), I've come to the part where I copy of the bevel and mirror modifiers to the frame (exact bit here). However, the U frame at the back ...
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Mark seam on middle edges of beveled edges created by bevel modifier

Just as you can see on the screenshot, I would like to mark the middle edge of beveled edges created by bevel modifier when applied. By default bevel modifier will just mark outer edges. I would like ...
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Bevel tool not working on cylinder

hi, i'm trying to make a bullet shaped object to look like bolts on a wall but for some reason the bevel tool is being weird with the loop i selected on the cylinder
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Can I increase the bevel depth on one face but not on the other? [duplicate]

I'm not sure if I'm even using the correct terms for what I'm doing in adding a bevel, so please correct any incorrect terms or misunderstandings with this! I have a cylinder and I've used a Boolean ...
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Beveling creates a new face?

I have started to bevel my goggle edges and am running into a problem. The model seems fine but when I bevel it a new face appears on the front?! Is this due to the top piece being a Boolean modifier ...
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