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

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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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Is it possible to use Tilt in Bevel Object in a BezierCircle so that it rotates a full 360 degree through the circle uniformly?

Sorry I wasn't quite sure how to word the question - There are two parts to the question, the first in the title, and the second in regards to multiple shapes (curves) being rotated. What I want to ...
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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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Must bevel be used in every situation?

My question is simple: Should I use bevel on everything to make it look more realistic? On what circumstances should bevel be used? I have been experiencing artifact problems when I bake normals from ...
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Bevel and Subsurface makes concave corners weird

In hard-surface modeling there are often sharp edges and smooth, flat areas side by side. To get smooth areas, subdivision surface modifier is used. Edges that need to stay sharp, must be surrounded ...
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Bevel Perfectly Round Corner Irrespective of Face Length [duplicate]

In this screenshot, I have a rectangular-shaped mesh that is taller than it is wide: I am trying to get a perfectly rounded, symmetrical corner using the bevel tool. Using the green cylinder as a ...
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Modeling a twisty tree: How do I twist a beveled curve?

Hello Blender community! First time posting. I’m a fairly recent 3D NOOB playing around with Element 3D and C4D renderer in After Effects, and I have a project that’s allowing me to dig deeper into ...
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Why is my vault's bevel unevenly applied?

I don't quite get what's going on. I tried everything: applied rotation, scale, tried re-making the geometry, and nothing works. Could it be that a slight misplacement of a vertex causes such a ...
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Bevel vertices on a flat plane

I imagine there’s an easy fix but at the moment I just don’t have any idea how to do that. I made a flat plane, made some loopcuts to divide it and now want the corners to be round. It works for the ...
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Sub-D problem with edges

I want this edge to be hard, but when I try to use the bevel modifier or edge crease, this problem occurs. Also when I tried to add support edges, it still looks bad and creates other unwanted ...
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Bevel Glitch with Subdivision Surface (Modifiers)

I'm editing some models from an LDraw library (Lego) and I've run into some sort of glitch when I have a bevel modifier and a subsurface modifier active on the object. Here's what it looks like: I ...
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Can't bevel edge

I'm modelling a lego brick and I cannot bevel this edge. The edge still stays sharp. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I'm only new to blender.This is the blender file:
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How do I create a proper bevel on narrow, pointy shapes?

I find myself running into variations of this problem with increasing frequency, where I have a narrow, curved, pointy shape like the one exemplified below, and I can't figure out how to create a ...
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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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Bevel unexpected result

after a boolean operation I was trying to bevel some edges, the result is completely random, any idea how deal with this? My ideal result would be something like this link to the file Thank you!
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2.8 - Bevel is not “always” working

i know there are already threads about issues with this and this and this side of some work. But most of them relate to mesh topology issues, obvious issues like unwelded vertices etc. To me though ...
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How to create an arch (vault) that is curved inside?

I've been struggling for several weeks' time to get this right. I have ideas, but nothing that is efficient to get the same look. I tried using half-spheres and cuts from spheres to do it, but I just ...
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Beveling with different adjecent faces

I have a problem with the Bevel tool. I'm fairly new to Blender and don't know if I'm misunderstanding how the Tool works or just missing a point. I have the following (simplest example) blend file : ...
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How to “Chamfer” or Bevel Outer Edges of a Plane like in 3DS Max?

I've been following Grant Warwick's hardsurface modeling essentials video on Vimeo, using Blender 2.80. Following the tutorial, I've made a basic hill-type shape by extruding a plane multiple times in ...
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God help a total nob with bevel

Crazy ass nobs. I get the ideal to buy a 3d printer knowing nothing about them. After a lot of searching/reading I get the thing going and feeling a little respectable until I take on this project for ...
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How to properly smooth edge

What is a proper way to make edge (marked with marker) seamless in a situation below. I can't bevel it, also bevel modifier does nothing. Tried cutting it and bridging it back together. Removed ...
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Model Edge Beveling Problem

I was modeling my model in Blender, and I tried to bevel the edges of model. I haven't marked all vertices and it didn't make the bevel same on both sides. I realized it but I cant undo it anymore. ...
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Bevel mess over UV Sphere

Liam trying to achieve a vibe over this uv sphere and a cylinder as I did over a cube but when I apply the bevel it messes up the mesh. suggestions welcomed! thanks!
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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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Location along actual (beveled) curve instead of points

The following code generates a tree root structure, by making each sub-root start at a point along the previous sub-root. They are all NURBS paths. The hitch, as you will see, is that the points are ...
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Tapering/spreading out part of a Bevel

New to this site however have been playing around with blender for a few years on and off. I'm in the process of making a game asset so fairly low poly model. I previously made the model before but ...
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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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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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Ctrl + B bevel not beveling from center of edge

I remember solving this issue by changing the origin once or something, but now I don't remember what to do and when I CtrlB, it offsets the bevel
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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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Are triangles bad for a mesh [duplicate]

What impact would this have on say a game asset or something like a tank that's animated ? Asking as I'm piecing together a project that will be involving my own models. On occasions I've noticed ...
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Bevel modifier buckling bug

I've noticed on the bevel modifier that edges at vertex junctions of three or more bevels actually buckle in and out when using a profile of 1. I want these to be straight and not bow out/in since I'm ...
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How do you extrude a mesh so it sweeps another object

I'm working on a bobsled roller coaster in No Limits 2 and I have a 3d spline that follows the track. I'm using blender to make the half cylinder that replaces the existing track to make it look like ...
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How do I Bevel an Edge within an Edge?

Edit Update: I want to explain how I got to this point better because I did a poor job explaining, so here it is. I am making a box. Along one edge of the box I pressed "W" then "subdivide" to ...
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Mesh won't bevel

I have two identical objects (at least I cannot find a difference), but one can be beveled, the other not. Any idea why? I already looked for double vertices. The blender file (version 2.8) can be ...
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How to get a straight bevel on a path? [duplicate]

I want to create a border for a window. The bevel object is a simple shape. The path isn't closed and has an opening at the bottom. Both vertex point has the same values on the x-axis. Also, the scale ...
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Subsurface overhang causing black shading

I've got a model with mirror, bevel, and subsurf modifiers on it and subsurface is causing some shading issues. I don't know how to fix them other than to just disable it. I've seen another two posts ...
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Tricky Bevel - How to get better bevels?

The Security Access Tuner in Alien isolation caught my attention due to its tricky top left corner. Any ideas how to replicate this?
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How to bevel in proportion? [duplicate]

I have been doing this again and again and searched but cant fix it. I think the bevel is not on the center of the edge How to make better bevel?
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How can I make a non-handwriting text appearing like if someone writes it?

I followed this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y59O7wunijo making a text with a Grease Pencil and then converting it to Bezier curve so I can control the text appearing by tweaking Bevel ...
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Object / Edge Bevel with angle other than 45 degrees

Discovered blender 2 weeks ago, so < Noob. Loving it so far!! I'm looking for a way to create an effect similar to the bevel modifier, but which produces an angle other than 45 degrees. For ...
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Can I make tubular hole at the edge of the face without bool operations?

I wonder if this process could be done some other way. Lets say I want to get this result, but without boolean. I could think of only one way and it is beveling. I make loopcut, then push one edge ...
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Bevel only on edge, not vertices

I wish to apply a bevel modifier to one edge, and not its two vertices. Here is an exemple : The bevel is fine on the edge (blue), but it also smoothen the vertices (in red). How can I avoid that ? ...
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How to fix Beveled intersections/corners/inner edges?

I'm pretty new to Blender and am trying to create a 3D type logo. It's almost done, but I can't figure out how to fix these inner corners circled in red (see images below). To create the rounded ...
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Beveling with a bad topology of an imported model ?

in my model i have awful triangulation that is making my bevel not working at all. ( i just want a bevel to this front face right here , the downside L) normally what i do is just dissolving the ...
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How do I bevel this object if subdivision surface modiefier is already applied?

I have made this shape in blender, as you can see I have used subdivision surface modifier. I want to bevel the right corners of this model. But when I try to apply this bevel to my model bevel doesn'...
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Can a curve with a bevel profile have 2 materials

Dear friends and fellow Blenderheads, could you give me a hand with that profile? I have curve with a bevel profile - basically a lofted cornice. And it should have a cover on top. Is there a ...
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Why i can't get smooth bevel?

I have a curve and with the default circle im making a bevel like a pipe. Im not getting smooth pipe feeling bevel with the curve. Why there are cut or up and down with the bevel. Any suggestion or ...
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How can I assign a key frame to the bevel effect

I want to make an animation with the bevel effect, is that possible?
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Coloring bevel curve with vertex color

I'm working on a visualization problem. I'm given a curve with a list of vertices. There is a color assigned to each vertex. My question is "how do I generate the bevel curve by linearly ...