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

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Low poly curve to a high poly curve ?

i want to make this set of faces more polished , more round , just having more faces forming a more defined curve normally i do a subdivision with the modifier and crease the faces from top and below ...
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Curve bevel, both built in and using another curve not uniform in thickness [duplicate]

Im trying to make a pipe using single edge, converted to curve, and then bevel it to add some thickness. but the result turns out weird. as in the picture, the vertical section of the pipe is in ...
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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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Why are these curves different sizes when they are using the same bevel object? [duplicate]

Bezier curves 1, 2 and 3 are all using the curve "Bev ob" as a bevel object. Why are they different sizes? I saw this question and checked that the radius is set the same for all vertices on all ...
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Is there a best way to build a mesh if a bevel is to be applied

I have been attempting to create a bracket and when I apply a bevel to the object, the corners produce a weird pinched distorted effect. After spending a lot of time trying to alter settings and such ...
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why is the diameter different on these two Bezier curves using the same Bezier circle as a bevel object?

I have created three closed Bezier curves. The first, "loop" and the second "shape" are simple Bezier circle that have been scaled and the scale applied. The third, "knot", started out as a Bezier ...
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Adding bevels to a simple object messes up the mesh

I am modeling a glass top desk, and seem to be stuck at adding a simple bevel to the top of a metal part for the desk. In the screenshot below, the first two objects are the same, one in edit mode, ...
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bevel shader not appearing in 2.79 on Mac [duplicate]

I have seen tutorials showing the bevel shader in Blender 2.79b. I cannot get it to show up in the shader menu even after doing a fresh install of Blender. I wonder if it is a Mac issue. I am running ...
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2 questions: 1 - what is wrong with the tip of my mesh? 2 - Why does the bevel modifier have 2 different effects?

About the first(I have mirror, bevel and subdivide on it) About the second(same as the first one, just bevel doesn't work the same for 2 meshes and I want them both to look like the left blade) EDIT:...
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How to bevel a misbehaving corner?

I want to add a simple rounded corner to this mesh, so I selected the corner and used ctrl + B to bevel it, but it bevels really strangely, it is very deformed. Any idea what is wrong with it? Blend ...
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Can't use middle mouse wheel in Bevel.

I'm new to Blender and I was introduced to Bevel, but I cannot change the width or segments by scrolling the middle mouse wheel, I'm using Windows 8 with a logitech mouse. Does anyone know how to ...
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Generate square “skin” around a line for icon solidifying

I'm quite new to blender/modelling, and though I have made a few successful pieces previously, I'm having an issue in generating an object for 3d printing. I am essentially creating a series icons, ...
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Bevel just a face

As I was watching a tutorial from Daniel Lepik on his Instagram, I noticed a pretty nice trick where he seems to bevel a face after Inset/Extruding inwards, which enables him to make a circular or ...
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How to bevel an edge evenly? [duplicate]

When I try to bevel this edge one side is much longer than the other. I realize this is because the rectangle is much longer than how tall it is but I want to be able to evenly bevel it? Can someone ...
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Non-destructive beveling by different amounts on different edges?

I'm new to Blender and have struck a brick wall, and would greatly appreciate it if any one of you can help me assess what's going on here. I'm trying to reproduce what I created using SketchUp, but ...
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Looking for help with my Ngons

So in my attached .blend file, (I have also attached .jpgs of my original design for you to see what I'm trying to model) you can see that I have two separate meshes. I can bevel the bottom one ...
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How to Bevel the vertical edge of a rectangle?

Am trying to remodel this : And thought the best way to start is the with the interior part of the head, and started with a cube and "bevel it", the top part went fine but the sides are giving me ...
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Bevel not…beveling properly [duplicate]

I'm taking a course and the instructor has beveled an edge and I cannot get the same result. My bevel only bevels on segment on one side then the rest, about 4 or 5 segments bevel on the other side. ...
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Beveling from tutorial not working for me, can't find a work around

So I'm just a beginner and I'm just learning some basic modeling, I'm following this tutorial. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICBP-7x7Chc&index=2&list=PLs2aOcA-EaLNX5j2yxVQhEBpFgD3zDR9P ...
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How do I bevel a merged mesh?

I have a mesh that I merged with CTRL+j, but when I enter edit mode there is still a seam and when I bevel it this happens: How can I get it to do something like this at the vertex? Here ...
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Problem with Bevel modifier

I just started to learn Blender and met a problem when using Bevel modifier when creating a cogwheel. Most edges where processed fine, but a few of them got errors: I have checked all the normals, ...
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how to make an hole into my object?

I have an 3d skull face and I got my eyes and nose merge into it. But I can't an hole into my face like carving my nose and eyes. I think it's because I fill my skull face with the beautify grid ...
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Weird looking vertices / vertex

Is this normal? and also this. I'm about to create sci-fi helmet thing. I've been watched some tutorial about subdivision surface and beveling and this happen when I add both of that modifier, so am ...
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Apply Bevel/rounding to junction of two combined forms [duplicate]

I'm looking for a special profile with a combination of two forms. So that I can best manage the rounding/bevel of the junction of these two forms. Is it possible and how can I get this result (see ...
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Bevel (from Blender Guru Tutorial: Architectural Interior)

There is a problem: https://youtu.be/p5q_P8WQegQ?t=29m5s he is adding a bevel and nothing change in my project. Any ideas why? screen: updated: I tried to scale Remove Doubles and i tried corret ...
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Intersection of beveled curve object

I am just trying to create a simple outlined heart for a 3d print job. So I modeled a curve for the heart and added a circle as bevel object. The result looks like I want it to have.. But switching ...
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How to make a beveled cutout in a sphere?

This is hard to explain so I'm hoping the pictures will help. I'm trying to make a half sphere with a cutout shape. In this case, a crescent. Here's the look I'm trying to achieve: Here's the look ...
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Can't bevel an inverted edge using bevel tool

Im creating this steel part for a trailer chassis. I used the bevel tool with sucess for edge 1, now I want to do the same with edge 2 but no sucess. How can I do it?
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Bevel concave corner

I am trying to bevel an object like this: However, when I hit CTRL+SHIFT+B to bevel, the following happens instead. The convex corners bevel as expected, but the convex corners give me a weird ...
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Blender how to scale individual vertices on a curve? [duplicate]

I set a bevel on a curve, but supposedly there is a way to scale vertices of a curve so that they also scale the radius of the corresponding bevel. How can this be accomplished?
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Do I need a subdivision modifier to create a hard-surfaced object

I'm currently in the process of modelling a handgun, this is one of the reference images that I am using: Looking at it closely, it looks as if a majority of the edges have a small bevel on them to ...
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Beveling a BezierCircle with anonther BezierCircle, but the outcome is oval

I'm trying to make a kind of cage for a sword handle, and thougt doing that with Biziers an beveling should do the trick but I ran straight into this issue: The outcome I want to get, should look ...
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How do you create a rounded, inset beveled edge?

TL;DR How do you create a smooth, inset, rounded, beveled edge? Hello! I'm sorry for the mundane question, but I'm a bit stuck. I'm trying to learn Blender and as an exercise I'm modeling a cabinet ...
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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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Bevel not working on joined edges

I'm trying to bevel the edges of the head on this screw. It seems to work for the most part, but the edges that have been joined together from separate shapes don't seem to work. I've tried removing ...
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Weird spikes when bevel extruded svg [duplicate]

I am trying to give some depth to my svg files. I have imported an svg file and then joined the curves together by grouping them. The extruding it self does not give any problems, however when i try ...
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Bevel and Resolution Multiple Selected Curves

I imported an SVG Character and grouped/parented it in an empty object for easier positioning. I selected all (A+shift left click method) the character objects (hair, eyes, pants, etc:) However, when ...
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Can't Use Bevel on Certain Extruded Edges

I'm very new to Blender and have been learning from some excellent tutorials. I ran into a problem trying to bevel certain edges when extrusion is involved. The first picture shows a proper bevel on ...
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Convert bevel node output to black/white [duplicate]

I want to use the new bevel node to simulate chipped paint along edges. I find the edges by using the cross product of the normal outputs of bevel and geometry nodes. However, the output is blurred ...
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corner radius or bevel on a complicated triangulated mesh

I have a mesh that is created based on a cylinder that I cut using a Boolean modifier 'difference', against an stl file representing a natural object. The stl file of this natural object consists of ...
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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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Bevel inside cylinder

I am trying to bevel selected faces as shown below: The problem is too many overlapping faces are created (example below) and clamp overlap creates too small bevel. Is there a better way to bevel in ...
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Best way to round off the edges in a rectangle [duplicate]

I'm trying to model an indoor football field which is like a hockey rink... I've been able to add the bevel modifier; but, I've read where there is a better way to accomplish this. Can someone walk ...
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Slice a cube with a spun curve

Using a bezier curve, I created the line labeled "A" in the first diagram. I then added a "circle" curve and used "A" as a bevel curve. I ended up with the large UFO looking disc "B". It also looks ...
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How do I make bevel equal on both sides of the edge? [duplicate]

I am new to Blender and learning little as I go. I notice that when I bevel on a cube's edge with n-segments, the effect is a nice even bevel (quarter circle). However, if I make a rectangle (as shown ...
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Is it possible to control dynamic bevel segments with a stylus?

I am learning to use Blender with a stylus and pen display. There are times when the mouse scroll wheel is used to do things like increasing or decreasing bevel segments dynamically. Is there any way ...
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divide vertex into two

Is there some quick way to "divide" (bevel) one vertex inside a geometry into two making a edge between them like on the picture?
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How to get rid of subsurf overhangs?

Here is the shape I want to achieve, sharp square hole in the cylinder: I did inset, extrude and beveled edges to keep square form. The problem is when I am applying subsurf modifier, it distorts ...
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Cutout of plane with rounded corners

I'm trying to cut a door out of plane, but I need the edges to be rounded. So sort of an inverted bevel. I'm a complete noob can't find the right way to do this. In the pic, the circle would be ...