Questions tagged [solidify-modifier]

"The Solidify modifier takes the surface of any mesh and adds depth, thickness to it." Use this tag for any questions about the use of the solidify modifier.

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Analogue of "Solidify" modifier using geometry nodes

I am trying to create a conical pipe of a certain thickness. But the combination I use leaves the inner walls of the pipe unfilled. I need an analogue of the "Solidify" modifiers using ...
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Can't see all my vertices of selected object in edit mode

I've tried looking up this issue and mainly come across this result, which doesn't resolve my issue as my overlays are turned on. I was following this tutorial on YouTube by Blender Guru, until I ...
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How do I create an interior mesh for a vehicle

I am working on a plane for a mod and want to know: How can I create a separate interior mesh, basically making it a solid object. How can I do this without using the solidify modifier?
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How to solidify a model/tube without overlapping/passing through itself?

I want to remodel blood vessels and have uploaded the thin-walled model in blender. To 3D print it, I need to increase the wall thickness to 0.5-1mm. I managed this well with the solidify tool. It ...
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Issue with solidify modifier being uneven

I'm trying to apply a solidify modifier to the following shape: However, when I do add it, the thickness is not constant: This is a problem, as am planning to 3D print this, and this would be less ...
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Holes in model after applying subdivide modifier

I'm trying to make a model 3D print ready and after applying a subdivision modifier, there are several holes in the model. I've seen some people say to recalculate the normals or use solidifier but ...
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Blender solidify problems

Sticking out of the donut. I'm trying to figure out how to get rid of the icing thingy sticking out.
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Trying to do a Blender Guru Donut icing Tutorial but something is sticking out

I don't even know what to call this since I'm a noob, I was wondering if anybody can tell what I'm doing wrong so I can fix it.? But once I remove the icing layer on top of the donut the problem is ...
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How to evenly extrude a mesh in geometry nodes?

Using Geometry nodes Extrude Mesh node, I can extrude a simple cube like so: But the moment I introduce more geometry, for example by adding loopcuts to the cube, the extrude node deforms the new ...
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Solidify modifier not working as intended

I've encountered a strange solidify issue which I have been unable to correct looking through forum suggestions etc. What is happening is that I am applying a solidify modifier to my model and it's ...
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The Solidify modifier giving weird results involving faces going through each other

I have tried doing in depth research in the matter but was unable to find anything that can fix my problem. Version: 3.0 Description: I am trying to make a very long hollow cylinder that curves a bit ...
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How can I achieve this glass look?

So Im currently remaking a set of icons on Blender ( the originals were apparently made in C4D ) and I'm having trouble recreating the exact look they have. I'm attaching a screen of the original with ...
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Solidify 3d slice thin walls

I drape the barrels with a subdivided mesh and apply subdivide. All works fine. I solidify with .05 thickness and apply. Most of the draped mesh thickens except the top where it lays across barrels. ...
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Solidifier and Subdivision Mod behave weird

I want to do a model of a guitar. I need to smoothen the edges and thicken everything, but for some reason the modifiers behave weird. The Subdivision Mod should work on the whole body, but it only ...
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Flipping vertex / edge normals issue

Flipping vertex / edge normals issue. I have an object that the normals seem to look correct. When I test it with the screw modifier one of the sides is still flipped. I've tried selecting the ...
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Solidify bubbled texture issue

I'm new to blender and have spent several hours trying to figure out the issue here. The problem I'm having is a sort of bubble texture on my model after using solidify. I assume this probably has ...
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Solidify modifer makes to steep thickness, can we control the angle?

I need the hat brim thickness to go downward. But solidify modifier makes it, inward. What is the solution? Extruding makes the original face gone, I can't use that method either. The only think I can ...
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Why does my Curve freak out when I use Solidify?

I have an attached project file if anyone is so inclined to take a look. Basically I have a simple curve object (imported SVG from Illustrator) that I need to solidify, but when I do I get these ...
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What is the best way to model this hex gradient?

I'm a newbie and I am trying to model a hex gradient on a curved surface. I created the gradient I wanted in Illustrator, brought in as an SVG, converted to mesh, and had a lot of finicky work to try ...
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How could I fill this empty space between two edges?

I am modelling a cockpit for a project I am working on. I have used a solidify modifier in order to create actual thickness and thus replace the painted on cockpit I had on earlier that was acting as ...
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Plane deforming while using solidify modifier

I modelled a plane into an object , I am trying to increase the thickness so I tried using the solidify modifier, but once I tried to use it my plane became distorted and uneven Plane in object and ...
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smoothly connect two meshes at a vertex - smooth transition between objects

I am trying to connect two meshes together. The connection is a single vertex. So: Mesh>Merge>ByDistance The problem occurs when I add the Solidify modifier (Simple/Thickness 0.3/Offset 0). The ...
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How to add thickness to a mesh making sure it's manifold and good for 3D printing

I'm using blender to prepare a cosplay armor from a 3D model I have. The first part is to cut the model into pieces (e.g. a chest piece). Now this piece is just a "curved surface" (the ...
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Solidify modifier applies uneven thickness,Why?

Why is this so? Especially since I have set the Thickness to Even, this seems unexpected. Thank you. By the way, this is my original object:
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Blender 3.0, Snap to face + Project individual elements not working as expected

I have started my quest on making donuts. I have remade this doughnut several times and keep finding the same issue. When I get to the proportional edit of the icing object it should snap to the side ...
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Plane with subdivision and solidify seems to bulge towards center with shade smooth?

I have a plane to which I've added a subdivision modifier and a solidify modifier. All looks good if it's flat-shaded but it seems to curve towards the center if I set smooth shading: I guess this is ...
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solidify modifier creates sharp edges with stitch marks mesh is not

Thank you very much in advance. I am trying to create a Gyroid surface from youTube tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPgJ1H_xQa8 I follow all the steps and the mesh looks identical to what it ...
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Giving paper a little thickness when you've added displacement to its surface?

I modeled a sheet of paper, lying on a table, as a plane. The initial result looked like a super-thin film stuck to the table. Usually, a piece of paper has both a little thickness and doesn't lie ...
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Why does my donut look different in wireframe mode compared to Blender Guru's donut?

I have been stuck on this issue for a while and haven't been able to figure what I've been doing wrong. So I was hoping someone here might have the answer to my question.
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I always had this issue when I start to add solidify next to my subdivision surface. all of the faces are fine except on one, any solution on this?

I always had this issue when I start to add solidify next to my subdivision surface. all of the faces are fine except on one, any solution on this?
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How to use Solidify

I'm beginer for using blender. I would like to apply the function solidify to the following object but unfortunatly the surface is not very flat. Is someone can help me ? Kind Regards. Eric
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Meshmixer offset workflow in Blender - Solidify

I'm transitioning to Blender from Meshmixer (MM) as it seems Meshmixer's days are numbered. My MM workflow (photos) frequently required an offset by a given thickness + pulling the new connected face ...
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How to properly solidify a complex object?

I have this complex 3D object and I would like to fill it in using solidify. My problem is that ever time I try to solidify the object, it takes odd shapes: How can I fix this?
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Solidify modifier turning circle into oval

I've have a solidify modifier on a hollow cylinder which has circle holes cut in it, the problem I'm having is that the inner circles are being distorted into an oval shape and I'd like to keep it ...
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Creating a negative/mold from a layered model

I'm trying to create a negative from a model I've found on thingiverse (body6 from https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4347678/files). However, since it has internal "layers", using the ...
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Geometry Nodes: join two circles to create a cylinder

I'm trying to create a procedural mesh using Geometry Nodes. For example, in this screenshot, I'm joining two Mesh Circles as if to make a Cylinder. Can I connect the two with geometry somehow? If ...
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geometry nodes - even thickness boundary

I'm trying to procedurally create a shape with even (horizontal) thickness. I created this geometry nodes test. The left 3 nodes create the shape - and the right 3 nodes scale the generated shape down ...
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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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Solidify doesn't fill entire Mesh [duplicate]

I've pored over forums, youtube videos, anything to help me learn this feature. So please don't immediately smite me if you feel this is a duplicate question. Every video I've tried to learn from only ...
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Variable Solidifier Thickness

I have a honeycomb style wall and need to make some of the cells a different thickness than others. I have started by using a solidify modifier, to no avail. Is there a way to achieve this look: I ...
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Solidify modifier not working correctly

I am trying to make an interior for one of my models. I decided to use a solidify modifier to give it thickness on the inside. Some faces are extruding inwards nicely and others are not. So, what have ...
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Solidify problem with material offset

I'm new to shaders and I was testing an outline shader tutorial I found online, but when I used the solidify modifier, it just didn't work. I tried changing the thickness but then this happened. The ...
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Solidify blocking object faces [duplicate]

Following along Andrew's video on selecting interior faces of a cup that's had Solidify applied, it seems that the wireframe is being blocked by the object so I can'...
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Solidify artifacts [duplicate]

when applying the Solidify modifier, such black shadows appear on the body, how to fix this?
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Doing the new donut tutorial dont know what step i did wrong but the bottom of my cup has no depth.can i add depth only to the base of the cup?

I tried extruding the bottom but thats not giving what i expected.
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How to hide file path while rendering

How to hide file path while rendering. I've never had this problem before and my experience with the software is medium to poor. I did not find the solution to this problem. Can someone help me with ...
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Displacement breaks model

I am having issues with displacement blowing up my model. Here is the file link https://pasteall.org/blend/3a30add0510d4884829a7afcb4d08c62
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Modeling a Cup cake wrapper when I apply the solidify modifer the normals get messed up and when I make transmission shader I get weird lighting efect

I am modeling a cup cake. to create the wrapper I duplicated the bottom part of the cup cake and kept that as the wrapper. the model seems fine but when I apply the solidify modifer the model gets ...
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blenderguru donut tutorial solidify messed up?

i forgot to press apply for solidify...which i did finally but after sculpting...this is the result.Anyway to fix it ?or start over ? only this part looks mangled.
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Should I place the Subdivision modifier higher in the stack than the solidify modifier for the best geometry for 3D printing? [closed]

When creating a model in Blender that is intended to be 3D printed, what is the most effective order to place a subdivision surface modifier and a solidify modifier in the stack in terms of giving ...
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