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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Wireframe modifyer taking over, even if vertex group selected

I have this object: I'd like to split it so that the top and bottom halves have the wireframe modifier applied, while the middle has the solidify modifyer, and is basically wirefame free. Here's the ...
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Blender Solidify Modifier Adding Thickness Seperately (Seperate Angles For Different Faces)

I applied a solify modifier, but the shape seems to split into 2 directions. May I know how to solve this? Currently it looks like this: I want it to look like this: Can anyone help?
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Cookie Cutter Rim & Bevel [duplicate]

My wife runs a bakery & I'm regularly making custom cookie cutters for 3D printing. I'd really love to figure out how to improve my workflow to add both a rim around the top (for better stiffness) ...
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Join objects with varying thickness

So I'm wanting to join all of these together into one object, but when I do the solidify modifier fits them all the same. Anyway to make it so they stay the thickness they are after joining? Thanks.
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How can I remove visible edge of solidified object (inverse hull outlining)

I'm not entirely sure how to phrase this question and the title might be misleading so i'll show with images. I'm making a toon shader that uses a solidify modifier to apply an outline to the meshes ...
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Why do I have to flip the normals to make my solidify modifier's material index offset show up?

The top picture is when the flip normals box is unchecked. The bottom picture is when the flip normals box is checked.
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Solidify warps model

I have been trying to solidify this Ratchet that I've been resculpting from a Transformers Prime Wii Model. I still don't have Screenshots, but I do have the Blend File this time. I've been struggling ...
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Toon Shader applies to only half of the model (or is messy)

I have followed tutorials for the Toon Shader. It works for single objects or objects that never had the mirror modifier applied to them, but whenever I join objects, it only applies itself to one ...
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solid model help

I have a 3d meshed model of a building created in agisoft, I would like to add a base and a solid end to the building. Effectively closing off the building. The 3d mesh is very detailed. Suggestions ...
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Bevel not working on object

I am following a very speedy tutorial that isnt explaining steps. im trying to apply bevel modifier to these sunglass models. mirror above and subsurf + solidify below. if I switch to angle mode mesh ...
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Wave effect with pentagon shapes: Solidify Modifier does not work as desired

I'm working on a project to create a wave-like effect with pentagon shapes. I am not sure I am doing this the most efficient way, but it almost works. Except for the Solidify Modifier that does not ...
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How can I make a complex object hollow inside?

I've been modeling GT wing for a car to 3D print and I want to model the inner structure in order to print in 4 separate pieces(since it is too large to print in one go). And I've been trying to make ...
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Wrapping object issues

I'm a debutant in blender and I got some issues while working on the donut tutorial. I give a shape to my donut at the start before coming back to modify it a way later. Now I'm trying to wrap my ...
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Skin to verticies

I am a novice to blender and 3D printing. Recently I discovered how to use the solidify modifier and can already see how versatile and useful it will be. My issue is that when I convert the object to ...
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Mesh breaks after using Solidify Modifier

I'm working on a wave effect using the wave and solidify modifier. See screenshot 1. This works kinda fine, but the final step is to fill the center hole. As soon as I do that, the center mesh breaks. ...
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Symmetry breaks on mesh after applying solidify

I am attempting to apply a solidify modifier on a mesh. The goal is to use this solidify to create stylized outlines on the mesh. I am using a vertex group to control the strenght of the solidify. On ...
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Normals issue when applying "solidify" modifier

This doll´s hand´s mesh seems to be ok until I apply "solidfy". I did mesh>normals>recalculate outside & recalculate inside I applied EdgeSplit modifier (as they suggested in other ...
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How to cleanly model a curved speaker grill [duplicate]

First time posting, let me know if I can provide additional details or if I've missed any best-practices. Appreciate your help. I'm trying to replicate this speaker grill, which takes a dip at the ...
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Solidify modifier glitch/detachment

Very weird solidify glitch: when I apply it, it just peels off from my model. Screenshots are here. Idk how to add .blend here :c
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Filling a hollow figurine

I have this 3d image of Buddha's face. I want to3d print this but want to have it solid inside. However attached image is hollow. How to fill solid with such complex sculpture shapes. Online, I'm able ...
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Wall thickness for 3d print

Okay guys, I need to model this jug to be resin 3d printed in smaller scales - 1:6 and 1:12. Wall thickness should be 1.2mm for 1:6 and 1mm for 1:12. How would you model it? I am starting with a mesh (...
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My plane in blender is invisible. Why?

I am trying to make a 3d Model with a plane in Blender, but it only shows the outlines on the outside of it: It has the Solidify mod on it, but that was an attempt to get it to turn visible, and it ...
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Donut tutorial: Weird mesh

I'm a beginner and am following a YouTube tutorial from Blender guru. Now I ran into a "problem". For now it doesn't really matter or make any problems, but I'm afraid it'll do, if I don't ...
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Problem with Donut Tutorial Part 4: Icing has weird edge

Thank you for your advice so far :) Here is the file: I've tried to find an answer to my problem with the icing part of the famous Donut Tutorial, but failed completely. There are lots of people ...
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Normals set in the Z axis, but Solidify only operating in Y axis?

Basically I am having difficulty making the solidify function work correctly. I have modelled this spoon and am attempting to thicken it, however when I do the solidify happens in the Y axis, even ...
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Solidify not preserving the original surface

I am applying the solidify modifier to a surface I have. The surface represents a terrain with mountains. When I apply solidify in python the input surface appears to be modified, ie where the sharp ...
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How do I achieve perfect shrinkwrap for the following mesh?

Trying to achieve perfect solidity to the shrinkwrap parts of my object. I can see the weird shading/stretching of mesh issue, how do I resolve it, what are the exact steps needed for me to do it? ...
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How would I model Tsuka wrapping?

I'm trying to model a Tsuka wrapping and what I tried was to use a shrinkwrap so that my bezier curves get around a mesh I made. Problem is that when I'm using a shrinkwrap it flattens my custom ...
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how do i get my edit mode view to ignore the solidify modifier and get the 2d framework/vertices?

i was trying to make the donut but my edit mode is showing the 3d framework whereas i need the 2d framework for less complications.
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boolean and solidify problems

I want to make a lot of small square holes in the model. The model has only a solid option. (the solid option is not applied on the a rectangular parallelepiped) A boolean was used to create a hole ...
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Can't add Thickness to UV Sphere with Solidify

New to blender, extremely new still. I just use it for 3D prints, but anyways. I'm trying to add thickness to my UV Sphere, but adding solidify to adjust the thickness ain't working at all. I've ...
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solidify modifier material offset error

I used the material offset of Solidify to create this donut with glowing edges. base color material bloom material I'm using two materials, one for the base color of the donut and the other to ...
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Solidify Blender

I'm having a little trouble with solidify on clothes. I've attached a Blender file with 3 dresses. Problem 1: Dress 2 has solidify added and you can see how the edges are all rough. I am using a ...
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How to remove a specific face after using solidify

I'm trying to create a shelve. I've gone as far as: Creating a plane Divide it with Ctrl + R in 4 Select all faces in the middle and remove them Select all vertices and extract them by 30cm Use the ...
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Solidify modifier not filling evenly

I am trying to use the solidify modifier to add wall thickness to this kinda curved box I am modeling, but I don't know why the object is not filling evenly across all edges. (fixed!) Also, I already ...
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Solidify completely distorting

Pic1:The donut Pic2:Adding Solidify Pic3:Change offset I am doing the Donut-series and have managed to apply solidify to the icing a couple of times before without any problems. Now Solidify creates a ...
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Solidify Modifier Distortion on Walls of House

I am trying to add thickness to the walls of an apartment. I used a simple plane and extruded geometry to match the layout and extrude the walls up. Trying to add thickness via solidify mod leads to ...
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Topology causing Subdivision surface and Solidify problems

In short this is probably bad Topology causing Subdivision surface not to work as expected, and also create unknown problems for Solidify modifier. Problem 1 I'm very new in Blender, I'm trying to ...
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Blender vertices on the inside (Solidify modifier)

I'm following Blender Guru's blender 3.0 donut tutorial but there is something wrong with my icing. I'm in Edit Mode but the vertices are on the inside (mine is upside down)
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Make the inside of a complex object "thicker"?

Note: Mostly a blender beginner. I printed out a scale 3D object at a 1:150 scale, and the walls of the object became so thin they were brittle. Most of the object was OK, just the "bucket" ...
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Model not printable // Solidify doesn't work properly

I made my first 3d model which I'd like to print, but I am experiencing issues with the solidifying part.My model looks like this: When I import it to FlashPrint (The slicer I use), it looks like this:...
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Rim of a mesh is staying rigid in sculpt mode

I have a mesh which can be deformed by the grab brush without any problems except the outer rim of the mesh. For an example, here I added a plain plane and just switched to the scuplt mode grabbing in ...
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How to solidify/fill the extruded region for airfoil?

I am trying to make a wing of an aircraft and started by making its airfoil cross section and then extruding in a desired way so that I had something of the following: But I want to make it look ...
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Edge contour shows after the solidify modifier

I add solidifier modifier on the bottom plane and the edge on the plane now forms a slight distortion. I want it to be completely flat on the surface. How should I do so ?
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How to evenly add thickness to faces in blender [duplicate]

I'm somewhat new to blender. I have a box with one of its faces being deleted. I'm trying to add a thickness of 2cm to all remaining faces; however, all faces will not be extruded by 2cm. As can be ...
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How to achieve a black outline effect using ONLY modifiers

So basically, I need to achieve this effect purely using modifiers; I cannot edit the base mesh because the animations I'm using with it will break. I already used the Weld modifier to get the model ...
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Solidify outline not working correctly

So I tried to set up an outline, however, this happened. Ignore the bits with clothes, but the rest (head, hair and right arm) don't have the outline. How do I fix this?
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Is it possible to extrude a vertex group using solidify modifier?

I'm trying to use the solidify modifier to extrude a vertex group like the image below But when I try the result is a sloped, rather than a rimmed One of the causes could be the weight painting for ...
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How can I solidify magazine for an AK-47?

I've modelled a magazine for an AK-47 however I am having problems with solidifying it because of its curved nature. Solidify modifier does not work as well as I'd want it too because of the ...
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How to give thickness to circle using solidify modifier?

This is what i'm doing, which is not giving the desired result: I'm adding a circle using add>mesh>circle. Then i'm selecting that circle and adding a solidify modifier, adjusting a thickness, ...
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