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"Scalloping" a curved surface...?
show user profile  danteV
Hi, Im trying to 'scallop" a groove out of a curved surface... the groove is similar to the fluting of a Greek column, something straight, with a 180 degree arc cross section and with perfect 1/2 spherical 'cups' at each end... Ive tried Boolean subtraction but have had some odd results. Any other suggestions?

>rough sketch of what im trying to achieve:

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6/28/2010 7:22:50 AM (last edit: 6/28/2010 10:02:00 AM)
show user profile  horizon
Model it and turbosmooth it.

Here is a little tut I did a while ago, could be similar only extruded inwards and modified.
If the shape is circular you can do a rotational array with a pivot of the piece where the center of the object would be

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6/29/2010 2:32:02 AM (last edit: 6/29/2010 2:32:02 AM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
Bend modifier would be far easier than using a polar array.

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6/29/2010 9:46:40 AM (last edit: 6/29/2010 9:46:40 AM)
show user profile  horizon
That could be true

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6/29/2010 1:46:22 PM (last edit: 6/29/2010 1:46:22 PM)
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