how to change wall thickness in Tube object?

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how to change wall thickness in Tube object?

Post by drizzle »

Is anybody know how to change a wall thickness in Tube object?

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Post by teachtech »

In edit mode, select all verticies, type "E" to extrude, then "S" to scale them. Scale them in or out a bit to desired wall thickness. This will taper the ends a bit, but can be fixed by moving the end verticies. Hope this helps :D

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Post by Spectre-7 »

This technique is a little easier, I think. After you've selected all faces (Face Mode -> A), hit 'E' to extrude and then immediately click LMB to complete the extrusion. Now tap 'ALT-S' to shrink/fatten (aka Scale along Normals). With this method, the faces won't be tapered - They'll be exactly the same size as the faces they were extruded from.


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Post by AndyD »

Edit: Not paying attention :(

If the taper you refer to is the angled faces on the ends then just scale with S-Key, Shift-Z to prevent scaling along Z-Axis (assuming vertical tube).
Andy D

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