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"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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Problems when attempting to make a irregular design hollow with solidify modifier

i'm trying to hollow out an irregular object I made in Blender, using mostly sculpting and other techniques. The idea is to manufacture this with some injection molding technique, so the engineers ...
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The solidify modifier is getting weird affects from material displacement (bump and displacement turned on)

I'm getting weird edge details on my shape after applying a displacement node to the material output of the shader (notice the little appendage appearing on the left side in the first image). I ...
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Retopologizing Hard Surface Model - Controlling Solidify

While retopologizing a model for 3D printing, I'm running into some issues with solidifying the mesh. Since I'm going to be printing this I obviously can't leave as 2d planes. However, I'm also going ...
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invisible objects in View Wireframe

In Blender software, as soon as I go to wireframe view, my objects become invisible. How can I solve this problem? OS: Windows 11 Enterprise CPU: ntel(R) Core(TM) i9-9900K CPU @ 3.60GHz 3.60 GHz Ram:...
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How to fill a complex shape to make it printable

I'm new to blender and can't find a solution to my problem anywhere. I have created a simple low poly model by connecting vertices to faces (using F). Now I want to fill my model so I can print it. I ...
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How can fix hole in model when add Subdivision

I will try to apply the Boolean model first, and when it connects the model, I will try to add a subdivision, and then it suddenly appears with such a hole. How can I solve it? Because I am not good ...
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Solidify Modifier Not Working Properly

I am following along with a tutorial, and I applied thickness through the Solidify modifier. My problem now is I cannot select the outer faces on my cylinder to edit in any way. It only allows me to ...
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Issue when using multiple solidify modifiers

I am having an issue when using multiple solidify modifiers. I had a path imported from Inkscape representing the 2d surface covering of a skull. I converted into a mesh and then build faces and ...
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What's the best way to solidify a model with complex/messy/disorganized geometry? (Mix of 3D print/Blender problem)

I have a model of a Porsche Boxter that has several layers that "don't exist" (basically it has a bunch of holes in it). I want to make it 3D printable/3D printer-ready, but every time I ...
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Solidify not working properly [duplicate]

i am trying to create a chair, i followed a tutorial for the modeling part, clicked a and then solidify, the problem is that it doesn't follow the chair shape correctly. As you can see, under the ...
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Hollow Cylinder with Walls and Top

I would like to make a cylinder that has walls of a certain thickness. The top of the cylinder should have a "lid" with the same thickness as the walls. The bottom should be open. Like an ...
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Solidify thickness doesn't correspond to specified scale when I animate the scale of the solid

When I try to animate the scale of the solid, solidify thickness doesn't correspond to specified scale:
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Change the shape of the "solidify" edge

community! I need to solidify the flat mesh but the edge should have some C-shape on it. I know it is supposed to be done with GN, and I saw the solution some time ago, but I can't find it anywhere ...
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Small Gaps Between Edges When Using Solidify Modifier On Retopologized Mesh

I'm currently working on a model for a cat head in Blender and am trying retopology for the first time. I used the technique from this tutorial. This is my second attempt and I'm having the same ...
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How to solidify the bow of a boat in blender evenly?

I have completed a model of a boat, but I'm encountering difficulty solidifying it. While scaling worked well for most of the boat, the front end is problematic, where it's becoming pointed. The bow'...
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Solidify vertex group, make it thinner and thicker one some part of the mesh. Model included!

I'm modeling a PET bottle, and my idea was to make the plastic thicker at the bottle's neck and bottom while leaving the middle thinner, using the Solidify modifier. I thought of creating two vertex ...
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I put solidify to one layer and thickess are different depends on area [duplicate]

I have aplied one solidify modifier to give thickness to one layer. but strangely one area has thicker solidify effect and other area very thin even though it's in same object. Souldn't be thickness ...
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Deformed Solidify Modifier.(Even Thickness)

Ctrl + Alt + Q display shows the rear bumper of a vehicle from the Top view, Perspective view, Front view and side view. The bumper has a Mirror modifier, Subdivision surface and a solidify Modifier. ...
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I can see through my low poly character's clothes

I make the suit by duplicate some faces of the body and add the solidify modifier to it. Somehow, I can see through it. How can I fix that? link to my blender file: https://drive.google.com/file/d/...
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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 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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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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