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Turn engraving into a hole [message #57018] Sun, 18 November 2012 09:09 UTC Go to next message
avatar a3333326  is currently offline a3333326
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Registered: September 2012
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I was wondering is it possible to turn an engraving into a hole? Such that it not just an engrave on a ring but something like an extraction.

Thank you very much.

Re: Turn engraving into a hole [message #57035 is a reply to message #57018 ] Sun, 18 November 2012 19:23 UTC Go to previous message
avatar Fredd  is currently offline Fredd
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Registered: November 2011
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There is a tool in some programs called Boolean difference modifier. For example you could have a manifold cube with a manifold cylinder bisecting it, run the boolean, result would be just the cube and a tunnel running through it, if this is what you need.

Have any questions regarding Blender, and need fast answers, you are always welcome at the IRC Server Freenode, channel #blender. As a bonus, several there have experience in modelling for 3D prints.


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