Questions tagged [screw-modifier]

The Screw modifier is similar to the Screw tool in the Toolbar, in that it takes a profile object, a mesh or a curve, to create a helix-like shape. Use this tag for questions about the Screw modifier.

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How to model the croissant style ring?

I would like to model the texture of this ring and have been stuck on this problem for a long time. I would like to see the gap between each of the twist elements, and I would like to have each ...
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How to make an animation in which an image plane appears with a clockwise motion, like a pie chart

I want to make an image plane appear with the following animation: image plane is invisible a pie slice of the plane becomes visible The pie slice increases so as to reveal more and more of the image ...
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How to Add Dimpled Holes to Textured Bar Tape w/ Screw Modifier?

Goal: Apply this textured bar tape around a pull up bar So far I have been able to apply the bar tape thanks to this tutorial, however I want to add the dimple holes to the tape (See image) however I ...
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Why are hair particles moving on the emitter in cycles but not in Eevee

I have set up a screw modifier with a particle system on it. The plane/emitter is an edge/line that is subdivided and then extruded by the screw modifier. I have then placed a bunch of trees along the ...
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Filling hole after using screw modifier

I Have no idea how to fix the hole that is generated by the screw modifier automatically. Blender version 2.93
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Can I prevent the Screw modifier from extruding my plane?

I'm trying to use the screw modifier on a plane but it keeps extruding my plane into a box/rectangle shape, while making the screw. I want the screw but not the box shape. I want to just keep my plane....
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How do I "Glue" an object to the surface of a mesh that is using a modifier?

I am trying to stick a tree to a path as the path begins to spiral/screw along the Y axis. I have used the screw modifier to make the path spiral and then parented the tree using 3 vertices. This ...
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Issue with the screw modifier: unable to move an animated curve

In blender 2.93, I have created an arc then I have hooked both ends (picture 1). I could therefore animate the curve in object mode. I used the screw modifier to play with this curve. I set a 360° ...
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Using the Draw tool with Screw modifier ISSUE [closed]

So I'm following Jamas tutorial on using the SCREW modifier with the draw tool, and It happens that at some point it goes bonkers. so if I'm drawing a line in edit mode close to the spline I already ...
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Modeling shapes like a pumpkin - How to get sharp creases using curves, screw modifier, and mesh-deform modifier

I'd looking for alternative approaches to modeling something with approximately radial symmetry like a pumpkin using a curve, a screw modifier, and mesh deform. The problem is how/if it possible to ...
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how to make this kind of rope [ with bristles ]

i want to make this kind of rope. any ideas how to do it , especially the bristles
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How can I create a SDS Cross Point Drillbit?

I don´t know how to approximate to the creation of this object, maybe I have to use sculpting plus modeling in order to achieve this, it´s not as easy as making the form of the object and then using ...
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Screw modifier - how TO make a dome by choosing pivot vertex

how to specify vertex to pivot around? image 2 : Why can't I draw an edge/line between these two vertices?
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how to merge this? (First and Last Vertices)

I have just an edge. I added a screw modifier. Then a solidify modifier. then a simple deform modifier. result: But i have no idea, how can i merge this? or do i have to do that manually after ...
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How to fade screw modifier into cylinder without applying?

I'm trying to make a screw with the screw modifier. It's important that I use the screw modifier because I want to procedurally modify the angle of the threads for animation. I want the bottom of the ...
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What is the easiest way to create a pig's tail?

Absolutely newbie here. I tried to do this through the screw modifier but it creates a spring with no internal fill and open, and I need it to be solid and capped.
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Transparent Plane with Screw Modifier

I'm having trouble making a plane using the screw modifier transparent, because "the plane" is shining through? In this video, using an old version of Blender (2.78), it looks as easy as ...
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How to procedurally model a non-linear screw? / non linear modifier

I am trying to achieve a non linear (gradually) screw procedurally, by this I mean the distance between each turn of the screw get smaller and smaller, this result should be obtain with modifier in a ...
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How would you model this led strip?

I'm quite new with blender, so this might be a stupid question. I want to model and render something like the attached image, but I'm not able to keep the light normal to the helix curve. It keeps ...
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How to bevel a screwed tunnel into a seamless backdrop?

I want to merge and bevel the tunnel's spiraled stripes into a seamless backdrop. Thus the backdrop is of made of the similar 5 stripes as the screw, though not screwed anymore. How can I achieve ...
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Not able to apply the most simple screw modifier possible

Add curve Rotate as displayed in picture below Add screw modifier Tried other axis, got a dome instead of a ring I want the result on the left but got the one on the right instead. https://youtu.be/...
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How to solidify (cylindify) a screw a with cylinder instead of a rectangle?

I need twisted cylinders instead beveled rectangles. Can I modify my current model or must I restart from scratch? The twisted cylinder tunnel I'm looking for:
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Why can I see some of the lines on the far side of my object through the near side? And why is it all glitchy?

I can't seem to figure out why my object is so glitchy and odd looking. Even when I delete the object and add a new cylinder it's glitchy like this. This hasn't happened to me before and I don't know ...
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Apply modifier for unwrapping but maintain animation

I have a spring created from a circle with a screw modifier. I'd like to include the coil in the UV unwrapping. If I apply the modifier though, the keyframes from my animation of the coil moving up ...
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only firsts few iteration appears in the rendered image

I made a rope by iterating screwed circles. In render mode everything is fine but in the rendered image most of iterations dissapears. How to fix it?
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How can I fill a "spinned/screwed curve"?

I am trying to make a cross-section of an object with a rotational symmetry. I thought using a curve for the cross-section with the screw modifier would be a better way to do that than using boolean ...
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How to model a teardrop shape

I'm trying to make a sort of an elongated tear drop. First I tried to draw it manually with vertices in 2D and then extrude to give it height. Then I tried to utilize the Screw modifier but none of ...
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Problem with screw modifier

I am trying to make a rope with the circle mesh. First I added an array modifier to the circle, then I added a screw modifier. [] I was following a tutorial on youtube. Anyone else have this problem?
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How to make a ball capped screw?

I am new to blender and I want to make an object that is a bulbous looking screw merged with a sphere at the top. I can't seem to get it to work the way I want, because I am having trouble getting ...
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How to create manifold threads on cylinder with non-destructive editing?

I'm trying to create a screw with non-destructive editing. After defining screw profile I apply a Screw modifier to it. However, the resulting object is not manifold (closed surface with non-zero ...
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How to make a spiral lollipop?

So I'm attempting to recreate this specific lollipop for a class. I was able to model the lollipop, but I'm unable to recreate the twist with 4 colors. I tried modeling 4 elongated cubes and using a ...
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Dents appearing in render

The mesh seems alright but there are dents in render view; the mesh was created using modifiers (screw over a circle to create a spring): What I tried: recalculate normals for whole mesh recalculate ...
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Screw modifier creating extra faces

I'm using Blender 2.83.5 I have a profile that I'm using with the Screw Modifier. For some reason it's creating extra faces. How can I fix this so only one face is created? Profile Below: Use Screw ...
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Screw modifier with mutiple curves (how to get good result)

The screw modifier is good for creating a solid mesh from a single curve profile, but it does not seem to provide any options for handling multiple curve profiles. This is the result of using a screw ...
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What causes the screw modifier to fail and create black 2d slice from a bezier curve?

I am trying to create a plate using a Bezier curve as the profile then use the screw modifier to create the full outline as in this video tutorial, when I apply the screw modifier to the curve that I ...
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Converting bottle threads from diagram to a 3D model

Goal: I'm trying to model the threads of a polar springs 500ml bottle in Blender 2.8x so I can 3D print an adapter for it. Issue: I'm having issues converting what Blender 2.8x calls Screw and what ...
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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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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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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 ...