Questions tagged [extrude]

Extrusion tools duplicate vertices, while keeping the new geometry connected with the original vertices. Vertices are turned into edges and edges will form faces. Use this tag for questions about extruding vertices, edges, or faces.

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When I search for certain nodes, I get no results [duplicate]

I am trying to recreate an example on the blender extrude mesh node tutorial. The nodes in the image are: "UV sphere," "extrude mesh," "random value," "extrude mesh,&...
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How to extrude and wrap around a ring?

I wanted to be able to extrude the flat side of the squiggly mesh to wrap around the ring, without changing the original shape so that the item looks flush. But when I use shrink wrap, Near surface ...
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Extruding along Normals equally

I'm new in Blender and I'm facing a problem which I couldn't find any solution yet. Normally when the cube is equally in all the faces, extruding along normals works perfect. But when the faces are ...
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Flat surface shading artifacts

To make a terrain surface into a volume, I used the instructions in this post. Unfortunately, the extruded side walls and the bottom face are getting strange shading errors. Can anyone explain to me ...
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Why is my icing still going inside my doughnut even after I enabled snapping?

There're 3 identical threads without answers. I'm following the Blender Guru tutorial and I've done everything as described in the tutorial, but as I pressed E to add the dribbles for the icing the ...
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Extrude a bevel on a spiral

Per request I'm sharing the blender file here (it's not much to look at, but I've included 3 examples of "Bad Icing") https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1KeWtvCJwlbIDJarljetxRaj0o964EA07?...
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Extrude only one face using geometry nodes

There is a subdivided cube (4x4x4 vertices). I only need to extrude one of his faces, such as the middle one on either side using geometry nodes. But when I try to specify a vertex group, all planes ...
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Geometry Node Extrude Mesh, How to Apply a Material to Random Groups of Extruded Side Faces of a Cube

first time poster and Blender novice here. I am trying to use Geometry Nodes in Blender 3.1.2 to extrude subdivided faces of a cube at random to make something like a Borg Cube. Then, still using geo ...
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How do I extrude faces along their actual normals?

Using 3.1, I'm trying to extrude 2 faces forming a small angle along their individual normals. I use Face --> ...
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How to delete this faces

i extrude the middle faces going down but i can't delete the extra faces even after typing "X" and select edge or vertices still non of em help plz help thank you.
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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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Normalize an SVG-based object before converting it to a 3D-printable stamp? [duplicate]

I'm trying to convert this logo to a stamp that could be 3D printed. In theory it sounds simple: what I want is to add a "flat" third dimension to the object. I imported it, used "...
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Extruding a circle along a curve resulting in a flat end at one end

So I extruded the circle along the line but every time it ends up with a flat end. The start is fine but I can't get it to stay circular.
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How to extrude unconnected

I want to extrude outward without the faces being connected together in order to get a pattern that looks kind of ribbed (picture for reference) without extruding each face individually. This is what ...
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Extrude along Local axis (Blender 3.1)

Problem: I have an existing object. So when I'm trying to extrude the edges along the Local axis, the program let me do this only along the Global ones. I know how to switch between the Global and the ...
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Geometry Nodes: Normals incorrect on extruded curve. How to fix/workaround?

I have this railing (mounted on some posts, with a floor, and a tree trunk not relevant) , generated with these nodes: As you can see, the outer half of the railing is getting its normals flipped ...
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how do i get this png logo to import just as the logo ( no plane, no background) [duplicate]

I need to quickly bring this image into blender, but when i do so the whole plane is visible (even when i enable the import images as planes with the alpha transparency setting ticked.) The end goal ...
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Extrude cylinder vertex straight in mirror modifier?

How do I extrude my cylinder using a mirror modifier to extrude perfectly straight to form a circle at the top instead of closing out and forming a center bridge? I tried changing the orientational ...
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Extruding vertices along normal

I'm facing this problem: I want to extrude the 4 vertices of a plane along the normal to the face. The operations I perform are: · Add > Mesh > Cube · Scale > X > 0 · Merge > By ...
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How to extrude a 2cm base for an uneven surface? [duplicate]

I am trying to extrude a 2 or 3 cm solid baseplate for this landscape. It has to be the same formation as the cutout, as I'm going to 3D print it. What is the easiest way to do so? Thank you! .
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How to Extrude Circle Inwards Evenly?

I have this circle that I am trying to extrude evenly, but it doesn't extrude properly. I pressed E, then ⎇ Alt + S, then when I drag in it go slightly at a downward angle. I am following a tutorial ...
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I'm following a youtube tutorial. I have added a skin modifier but mine is much fatter than the one in the video. Why?

this is the tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EJRlWitYmo&list=PLnWkebxmBl7Sd5vF2Xt8u6gPELABFy2aC&index=14 I haven't changed any of the settings and I'm using the latest blender version
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"Extrude along normals" option missing from context menu in Edit mode

I just downloaded a fresh install of Blender. Deleted that face on top of the default cube. Selected the edges of the top. Pressed Alt + E to extrude along normals, ...
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Achieving complex objects without sculpting

I am following a tutorial video titled Fantasy Elven House - Speed Modeling In Blender, but since a couple of days I've been stuck at 5:05. I understand that he is using Mirror and Subdivision ...
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How to create this Cosmetic Tube Lid with half round hole [duplicate]

How can i modulate this lid? Bolean Modifier or better with extruding a Hole in a Cylinder? Thank you for your good support! :)
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Grabbing _seems_ to extrude rather than the expected movement?

First off, I know I've clearly got something wrong here and I'm interested in how I can diagnose the underlying issue. I've got two low-poly car models here, with one of them if I select the six faces,...
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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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Extruding an SVG with draft for mold making

Super new to blender and have tried to find useful tutorials on this problem but they are from 7 years ago and their screen doesn't look anything like mine. I am working on a project with a school to ...
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How can I project a face to meet another object's surface?

is there a quick way to move a face to meet another, but keeping the connected edges at their current angle? I'd like to make my yellow side wall meet the red post, filling the gap between the two. ...
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Locked axis is hiding edge that I want to extrude

When I extrude an edge in my model and lock it to an axis, the axis appears but hides the edge I'm trying to extrude - As you can see, the edge I'm trying to extrude is hidden. Is there anyway to fix ...
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Why is the scale for extrude faces along normals not the same as the world scale?

I am trying to extrude the exterior edges of an object by exactly 0.5m. I can do this, but I have select extrude along normals and type 0.125 When I type 0.5 instead, it extrudes by 2m. Why is it ...
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Having trouble removing an excess face

one of the faces on my model seems to be covering an indent that I made. In wire mode, both indents are visible, yet in solid mode, one of my indents is covered by a face. When I try to select the ...
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How to model a simple mouth

I am almost done modeling a Pokémon character. However, it's mouth is giving me headaches. I thought I could do something simple as seen in the Dinosaurs splash screen of Blender: It looks like they ...
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How to extrude all faces at the same time after select linked faces

When I select faces by hand, I can extrude it with no problems. If I select faces with "L" (linked faces) then, the extrusion are separated from original faces. The video shows first the ...
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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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Png issue extruding or adding geometry depth [closed]

I am new to Blender and I am trying to create a 3d image of a png in blender. Its quite a complex image and the knife tool wont work as there is too much detail. It just requires a minimal extrude or ...
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(Blender 3.0) Is there any way you can set the default Axis type of the extrude tool from 'Normal' to 'XYZ'?

In Blender 3.0, the extrude tool seems to no longer save which Axis Type you were using after you select a different tool. Instead, it defaults to 'Normal' mode every time you reselect it. In previous ...
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Multiple face extrusion (along normals) goes through each other instead of clipping

I have a problem with extrusion. When i select multiple faces and extrude them (along faces) in a way that extruded pieces cross each other, it goes through each other instead of joining: I would ...
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Blender 3.0: Warning colors on faces of object on extrude

In Blender 3.0, warning colors on faces appear as you extrude planes. Also occurs when moving planes. I've never seen this in other versions and can't find documentation on this enhancement. Please ...
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Extruding a 2d vector is resulting in a object with gaps

I'm attempting to take a 2d SVG image into Blender to turn it into a 3d object but the Extrude Faces operation is resulting in an object that doesn't look complete. I'm wanting to use this 3d shape ...
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Filling a complex object

I am currently working on filling a complex building structure to make it easier to 3d print on my small printer. when the object is scaled down the wall become paper thin and my print fails. I want ...
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How do I fill an imported DXF?

I import an image I created in AutoCAD. I tried as lines and as an object. Turned it into a mesh and used fill. I cannot get the results I am trying to achieve. Any advise?
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How to keyframe a paths extrude [closed]

I already know how to keyframe a path moving but I want to keyframe a path have a extrusion, like growing.
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Texturing issue with extruded parts

I am making a mug where I generated the handle with extrusion (ctrl + E). While everything looks fine in solid display, the handle looks weird in Material preview display once I apply the texture. ...
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Extrude horizontally

I couldn't find a way to extrude horizentally like the video i've tried it with e but it extrudes verically or they all go into the same way. https://youtu.be/8daiSGVfp9g 0:30
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Basic extrude operations in a piece

I want to do some basic extrusion operations on a part with already defined dimensions. The first one is the extrusion of a 35mm square. I have tried to do it with "inset faces" but I can't ...
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What is the best way to extrude edges along the axis they're facing?

I am trying to make a basic X shape. I am wondering the easiest, most efficient way to do that. I want to extrude the edges along normals like I would with faces or have the edges snap to the axis as ...
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How to fix incorrect split normals for extruding reigons

So I am working on the top lid of a treasure trunk. The treasure trunk has 4 thick leather bands around the object. My problem is that when I try to extrude the 4 bands outwards for thickness, 11/12 ...
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Solidify from midplane

Is it possible to use the solidify modifier from midplane/faces, like extrude from midplane in CAD? I have looked through both simple and complex algorithm but there does not seem an option for it.. ...
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