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How to simulate behaviour of the spring?

I have modeled a spring with SCREW modifier, placed it in a cylinder which is attached to the ground and I would like to run a simulation where the spring should compress when a cube fall on the ...
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Screw modifier not working [duplicate]

I tried applying screw modifier to a new circle mesh, but i think I might have screwed something up (pun intended). Anyway, what is wrong with it? It doesn't look normal compared to tutorials online. ...
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Boolean operation can't be seen in Viewport Shading

I have created an object with screw modifier and I try to use it with boolean modifier to cut through a cylinder, but it's not visible in Viewport shading. It is visible only in x-ray mode. It works ...
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How to create a progressive coil spring in Blender 2.82?

I've been trying to create a coil spring with a progressive elongation of the spiral in the Z direction and so far have been coming up short. Seems like it's possible to scale the radius easily enough,...
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Solid not smooth using screw modifier

I am importing an SVG shape and rotating it using the screw modifier. I have applied the Shade Smooth on the two examples below. On the left, the object is still a curve with the screw modifier, and ...
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Screw Modifier Destroying Normal in Blender

For some reason whenever I use a screw modifier my normals are being destroyed. The below image is before applying screw modifier Now after adding screw modifier, it looks like this I have made ...
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Screw Tool Blender 2.8 no options window

As described here: How do i use the screw tool in blender 2.8 I tried to use the screw tool. But for me the screw-options-window, that you fill with the axis-values. does not show up? I'm using ...
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Screw Modifier with different materials on faces

I need to set a different material on the blue marked faces. this material linked to the angle. Thank you for your help.
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How to draw conical spiral column [duplicate]

How can i draw this kind of column but with different radius on top and bottom, so the column is slightly conical.
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Missing faces after adding Boolean modifier

I have a problem applying boolean after screw modifier. Somehow boolean doesn`t work properly and some faces are missing along the cut. Img. Missing faces I`ve already checked mesh for duplicate ...
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Exactly how to model this notebook spiral

I am trying to model a notebook for my desk scene, but I am having trouble making the spiral for the notebook. I know this can be done with the screw modifier, but I don't know the settings for the ...
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How to make spiral vase in blender 2.8? [duplicate]

I'm looking to build a simple vase for 3d printing and I'm keen to understand how I can do this. I've tried the screw modifier, however it appears to be lacking the right level of detail to work ...
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Blender 2.81 hollow model for 3D printing

So I am playing around with Blender and it's wonderful. Great software, very intuitive but complex. Basically, I create a shape, a box, a toroid, a cylinder. I perform some simple deforms, stretch ...
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Screw Modifier Best Practices

I am creating a three-strand rope in blender using the screw modifier and was wondering what might be best practices for making a long rope. Essentially it is a choice between iterations or degrees. I ...
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Node Coil texture

I'm trying to create a node texture combination in order to reproduce or better said give the illusion of an object wrapped around another object like a coil. Just like the bricks texture but going ...
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How to Taper a coil?

I created a simple coil/spring using the "Screw" modifier. Is there a way to "taper" the coil so it gets smaller on one end? Explanation: I created an Xmas tree in Blender. Now I ...
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NITROX3D -Issue Creating Boolean panels using the bevel, screw, solidify modifier

I'm going through the Nitrox3D tutorial videos and I'm at a point where you create the panel edges and boolean them out. You Create a plane and combine the verts at the center. Then you extrude them ...
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Screw modifier to individual vertices

I am beginner to blender I have only two vertices in 3d viewport of blender I need to apply screw modifier to only one vertex without modifying the other Please help me out in this regard Thanks in ...
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Adding a curvature to a cone without distortion [duplicate]

I have created a column-like structure by extruding and scaling a circle from the ground up. I would now like to add some curvature to a segment (as seen in magenta), without changing the diameters or ...
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Trying to replicate the threads on a jar for the company i work for. How to extend length of the wrap

This is our jar. Im trying to replicate those threads exactly. I did a screw modifier as a separate object. Here is my model in blender heres the file
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Rendering wrongly in screw modifier

Hi I wanted to create the following structure. I have created a single edge and used screw modifier to create this. I used freestlye option to display the edges. However when I render, I am seeing ...
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How do I get the Screw modifier to generate a face at the end?

[Example (old link)]1 ^ Desired result on the left Here the end faces are missing. Is it possible to get them there or to generate them at every step?
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How to assign multi colors on a screw modifier

With the screw modifier only the top or 1st material is assign. I want to assign multi colors to a screw modifier. How is it possible. Any suggestion. (I do not want to apply the modifier). Thanks ...
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Question on creating a spiral

I saw that using the Add Curve: Extra Objects add-on, it's easy to make a spiral curve, but I also wanted to try to make one "from scratch." I tried using the ...
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How to create razor wire

I am trying to create fences with razor wires on them, as to be seen here: I modeled it as a straight wire first, adding the blades in an array and then combined the cylinder and the blades to one ...
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Rope modelling issue - curve modifier breaks up if object moved from origin

I have succesfully created a rope object using the screw and curve modifiers. But when I move the object away from the origin the path gets more distorted the further I move it away. The only way I'...
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Archimedes screw?

I'd like to make an archimedes screw in blender. I can't use a pre-built STL file, because I'd like to render it as a book/story illustration, so to avoid copyright kerfuffles, I need to do it my ...
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Render result not the same as my 3d view

The helix shapes are created using a screw modifier. Everything looks good in the 3d view (with render preview on) but when I actually hit render.. the helix shape is not rounded, and has a funny ...
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Dig screw object inside a cylinder (Blender 2.8)

I would like to "substract" a screw from a cylinder, as shown on the screenshot below: I tried using the Boolean modifier but with no result. (Note: I am a beginner and I may have missused the ...
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Baking low poly mesh hair

I set up hair in Blender and transformed it into a mesh with the 'screw' modifier, then decimated. The result is shown in the top left corner of the picture. Then I sculpted a low poly 'cap' (top ...
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Close hole after using screw modifier

I am trying to create a specific kind of look on a mesh, as to be seen on the following picture: https://www.bz-berlin.de/data/uploads/multimedia/archive/00375/Merida2_375848a-724x432.jpg Doesn't ...
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Screw Modifier On Top of Shape Key

I was trying out the shape key addon using this demo SVG. The morphing works fine, but when I apply the screw modifier the normals look reversed for both the shapes. How can this be fixed?
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Cant select edges created by the screw modifier

I tried to create a pumpkin using the screw modifier and it worked out fine , but for some reason i can only select the source and not the rest of the object ?
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How can I create a boolean mesh to replicate the movement of a milling bit?

I'm trying to model a part that has a (helical) milled groove using the boolean modifier and can't find a good way to model the cutting path of the bit. I have tried using the screw modifier but this ...
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How do I keep the curve round when setting the threads farther apart?

I am using Blender 2.79b on a Mac. I followed the steps in this tutorial to successfully make screw threads (a spiral): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4NHORCniJY There, in Screw modifier we can ...
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How to spin a curve to create a surface using python script?

I am new to Blender. I need to spin a curve around the z-axis to create an arbitrary surface as shown below: I have successfully implemented spinning using bmesh. It seems I have to create an object ...
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Trouble with rendering hair

I've had a lot of trouble rendering hair on my first character. I can't figure out how to get it to render. The hair looks just how I want it on the 3D view page and I've tried several of the ...
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How to model this particular screw?

I cannot model this simple thing. This is the closest I could get: I tried the screw modifier with simple deform to taper the worm, but it didn't work. I ended up using a lattice modifier, but it ...
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Want to use python to create edge loops with z positions that match to the z positions of a series of vertices

So I'm trying to create a very precise model of a rocket engine impeller. I'm trying to make the mesh as clean as possible. I've created one of the blades and the center, and the number of steps I ...
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Trying to make a tapered screw blade

I'm trying to make a copy of this rocket engine part from a photograph and I need help with the blades. As you can see the blades at the top, increase in thickness as they approach the 90 degree mark,...
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Screw modifier not following spiral curve

My screw modifier is not following spiral curve the way I want it to. Im using Curve Spirals > Archemedian (from the extra curve addons). I can best explain it with an image. I do not want it to make ...
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Helix Shaped / curved Road

I'm trying to make helix shaped road. I tried screw modifier but it's ended up with weird shapes. Here my road onbect : I tried array and simple deform modifier but i couldn't bend it from z axis ...
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Gap created after Screw modifier

Just a quick question, is it normal for there to be a gap along the surface of a mesh once the screw modifier has been applied?
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Screw modifier problem

Im having trouble using the screw modifier to create a screw cap on a lightbulb. Ive been trying to follow this guys video for it but cant seem to get the screw modifier to do something even vaguely ...
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Passive rigid body physics not working

I have a pipe wherein I have set the physics property as passive. I have a cube inside the pipe. Physics property of cube is also set as active. But when i tun the animation, instead of cube moving ...
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How do I model this curvy spiral staircase?

Can't figure out how to model this curvy spiral staircase. I initially tried freehanding it, but to no avail. I tried to figure out something with curves or the screw modifier, but it didn't work. It ...
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Screw shape with Curve

How can I get a curve on screw shape/line ? Is it possible in Blender ? I made the mesh above in the picture by screwing an hexagon (circle with 6 edges). But this way, it is hard to work on its ...
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Tried other solutions but Boolean Modifier Difference not working

Still learning... Have use this operation several times. Followed advice in other threads.... Flipped Normals, No doubles, trying to use screw to remove screw shape in cylinder. Modifier: Selected ...
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Verts/ Edges can only have one material

An objects with multiple faces can be assigned multiple materials, but it seems that vertices and edges can only share one material? I would expect that assign would also work for non faces, but ...
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How to make screw spiral down into a point?

Is there a way to make a screw like object spiral down into a point? Basically I want a screw modifier on an object and as it spirals it gets smaller and tighter until it makes a point.