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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 ...
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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 ...