Questions tagged [bevel]

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

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Modelling a full Windsor knot on a necktie

I'm trying to model the steps involved in tying a full Windsor knot. The very first step is getting the fatter/thicker end through a loop. In my model, towards achieving this first step, I reached ...
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Seam on middle of Bevel with modifier

When applying bevels (or, in my case, exporting meshes with Bevel modifiers), results are best with an even amount of bevels (2, 4, 6..). However, the seams are always transferred to the outer edges ...
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Is there a possibility to create non rounded corners with bevel tool or bevel modifier?

Is it possible to create sharp / pointing vertex with bevel tool or modifier the way it is shown on the right cube? I am able only to create the type of bevels as on the left cube - to get the ...
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Is there any way to limit Bevel modifier by both weight and angle?

I have an object that I would like to add a 45 degree bevel to but only on some of the edges. If I limit by weight I can add the bevel to the edges I want but it ends up not being the angle I want ...
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What is causing n-gon to have smooth shading with unexisting bevel weight?

I accidently found that Bevel modifier with weight option somehow improves n-gon after subsurfing, but don't understand what does it actually do. There is no real bevel weight applied to the edge. ...
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Weird Object Shape in Solid Mode

My object behaves weirdly in Viewport's Solid Mode, it's shown like this in the Solid Mode: But when I render the scene, it's shown well (as it should be): It only has a Bevel modifier: The object ...
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Problem with using Curve from mesh

I tried to make a tube by using the vertex replicated from object(not add bezier curve),but I add the bevel thickness, it seems flat not like I prefer to. How can I solve this problem?
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Blender 2.8 How to inset faces and bevel into an oval

I'm looking to recreate the effect seen in the video linked. I've linked it at the start of the part and it runs for about 40 seconds. I'm trying to recreate the rounded inset faces. I can get the ...
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Bevel segments on bevel modifier not working properly

i'm modeling a box with rigging in order to make it easier to get realistic effect but when i use the bevel modifier and increase the segments it doesn't curve the bevel edge it creates the bevel, but ...
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Intersections in 3d model

How can I remove some intersections in my model? They cause wrong slicing for my printer. The model consists of a path curve and a profile curve. I use the bevel in the path curve with the object the ...
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Bevel uneven on symmetric selection (not scale or duplicate geometry)

For some reason bevel is coming out lopsided despite the original geometry being perfectly symmetrical. I checked to make sure scale was applied and that there was no duplicate geometry or extra ...
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Edge smoothing problem with solidify + bevel + subsurf

I have started learning blender and I have run into a problem when using solidify, bevel and subsurf together. The problem is that the inner edges of the windows in my object have artifacts: I want ...
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Why is it that the second time I use the bevel tool it locks at the maximum bevel amount?

As an example, I will have a cube, and bevel one of its edges. And it works just fine. However instantly once I have bevel another edge of any model in the scene, it just gets locked at max bevel and ...
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How to get better bevels?

as someone who is coming from modo it's frustrating to use blender's bevels: It can be better if we somehow will bevel concave first: And then bevel convex: All of the above goes to Bevel modifier ...
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Radius is different even though mean radius is the same on beveled curve

The scale and mean radius on this beveled curve are all set to 1 yet the radius on that one vertex is is smaller than every other radius. How do I fix this and make them the same radius?
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How to give the bevel emboss effect to mesh

I have created svg file and imported in blender. I have 2 layers named front and back. Back layer i have extruded but front layer i want to bevel with the reference image (gold). I want front layer to ...
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Bevel Shader Appears Inverted

I am trying to create a simple rounded edge on a bunch of meshes but everything I have tried has resulted in the below image. The steps taken are: Add Bevel Modifier. UV unwrap see image Add Bevel ...
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Bevel modifer troubles

I'm teaching myself how to model in Blender and struggling a bit with the bevel modifier. Basically I want to round off the outer edge of the bill of my hat. I expected this to be pretty simple but it ...
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Uneven bevel width in Blender 2.82

I'm getting weird uneven bevel width then trying to use bevel tool (ctrl+B) on those 3 edges in the edit mode. Scale, rotation, and position are applied, everything is 1 1 1 in the item's transform. ...
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Connection of beveled curves

I have a bezier curve with some bevel. In some places I need to have more than two outgoing lines from one vertex, so curve splitted for several segments. Is there any way to make connections looks ...
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Boolean after Bevel, using difference doesn't work correct

I'm using latest blender 2.82.7. Steps: Create box and bevel the edges on the top, to be like arc. Shade smooth and auto smoothing. I have other box and I try to boolean. The object are like Union, ...
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How to bevel inside edge?

I'm making a recreation of a Marshall Plexi SLP1959. I've got the main outer shell done, but I have absolutely no idea how to do the bevel on the hole in the faceplate. Here is a picture of my basic ...
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Unexpected bevel output

I'm trying to bevel a curve with another curve. I've been using this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2SIbAxLftc and was successful with my first few attempts like this: I'm redesigning ...
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Error with Bevel tool

So I'm trying to bevel edges on a loop and it keeps doing this. The loop has 55 edges.
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Car Modeling Subsurf Modifier

I am now trying to model my first sports car in blender. I am pretty happy for the first attempt, but I have a few problems with keeping some edges sharp and subsurf others. Currently I am using an ...
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Can the Bevel modifier make the same angled edges when the box is not exactly a cube?

It seems that the angle is sort of proportional to the lengths of the two faces. For example, the box in the screenshot below has a shorter height when compared to the width or the height, so the edge ...
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Most efficient way to create this bevel profile?

I don't know what this specific kind of bevel is called. If someone does, please edit it in. Essentially, I am trying to figure out how to create a bevel with a cusp on only one side. In the case ...
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How to bevel edges without distorting the mesh?

I want to bevel outer edges of that hole. But it results in distorted object. I have tried improving topology but it does not work. Here is blend file
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Is it possible to make inset not behave as edge support for subdivision surface modifier?

I would like to use inset, bevel or extrude tool with subdivision modifier, but when I make more loops they bring out cube attributes- as edge support, I would like that they follow curvature. Is that ...
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Bevel modifier geometry issue

I'm having some difficulties with the bevel modifier in blender. I am trying to bevel edges using a vertex group. In the picture is the geometry with the vertex group selected. When applying the ...
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Beveled faces not showing

I'm inexperienced with 3D modeling and have tried to solve this issue to no luck. I have a cube with beveled edges that I am trying to use in a game but unfortunately when I export the beveled edges ...
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How to round the edges of a mesh with small faces?

I'm trying to round the edges on the top of this model. Inner (90˚) edge is easy – I can just apply a bevel modifier and limit by angle. I'm having trouble with the outer edge. The bevel modifier ...
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Extrude and Bevel problems with SVG Curves

Alright, so I'm working on a background using a 2D logo I've created for myself in Illustrator. Ive decided that for starters, I want to turn the logo into a 3D object, with each path beveled on the ...
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Bevel direction

Does anyone have any clue how to control the bevel directions for Blender2.8? Whenever I try to bevel an edge that is connected to another vertical edge, the bevel tend to not go towards x,y,or z axis ...
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How should I make a round 'bevel object' follow my pyramid with no faces?

First time using Blender so my understanding of how it works might be off. What I'm trying to make top left, how I'm approaching the issue top right - result bottom left So I'm trying to make a ...
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Modeling the grooves of a key

I am trying to recreate the usual grooves you'd see in a common machined key at the area shown in the image: So far, I have tried both beveling an area and extruding down and even resorted to a ...
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Trapeze profile for 3D letters, lines

Can somebody please help me? I should make fondant/marzipan stamp. I can make the 3D object - letters, lines (extrude from the svg) but I do not know how to set that profile where the top is narrower ...
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Beveled edges rendering like they're cut into

I made a very simple animation, and with camera movement, the beveled edges appear as if they are cut into. How can I fix this? I am rendering with blender render.
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Is there way bevel inside corner?

Trying to bevel inside corner without adding extra edges. Is there a better way bevel corner without adding extra edges? On the example below having extra edges is not a problem but some other ...
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How to snap while beveling an edge

In picture 1 I beveled the edge A into a curved one and then added one loopcut aligned with the end of the bevel (red circle). Then, Pic. 2, I am trying to bevel the second edge in the same way as ...
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How do you set bevel profile to less than 0.15

Just wondering is it possible to set bevel profile to less than 0.15? I need it for this particular case: I want to match this bevel's "profile" to the other bevels. But can't. If setting it to less ...
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I am using metric system in Blender but bevel properties (Amount) is in blender units

Why I'm having blender units in bevel properties even thou I am using metric system? Please see the attached image.
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Weird spikes when bevel

I'm having troubles when trying to add a bevel to an extruded svg, anybody know why this is happening? Totally new to blender and still have little to none experience in Blender / 3d software. ...
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What methods can be used to cut irregular shaped holes in flat beveled surfaces with clean topology?

How do I fill these empty areas (left image) with no distortion(right image)? I tried deleting all the faces and edges and then filling it which gave me a smooth flat surface around the holes but ...
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Beveling one edge more than another

I'm trying to bevel the front edge (the edge closest to the camera) a different amount to the already beveled edge. How do I do this?
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Bevel is wonky, applying scale won't fix it

I can't for the life of me figure why the bevel tool acts like this (bevel is uneven, left side of the frame is more beveled than the right), first I tried making the door frame from a cube using ...
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How to fix twisting in beveled curve?

I have a simple bezier curve made up basic angles. When i try to bevel it and give it some thickness, what should be a cylinder becomes twisted and warped. I have attached some pictures. How can I fix ...
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How can I retrieve the EDIT mode rotation of a curve?

How can I retrieve the rotation of a curve in EDIT mode? I rotated a Bevel-object curve in edit mode. How can I now retrieve the actual current edit-mode-rotation of the curve?
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How to avoid overlaping corners on hard surface modeling?

i´m trying to model this armor piece but im getting overlaping geometry in some corners using bevel modifier with bevel weight and subsurf. The only way i can manage to get rid of them is by adding ...
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Strange Behaviour of Bevel

I hope that someone can help a newb At my learning project, I got an mirror modifier acive. Than I added some cubes and played with them. To learn something about cylinders I added one - yes firsttime ...