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Bristles

patrick_dunn398patrick_dunn398 Member Posts: 2
Hello, 

May I please have assistance with making brush bristles on the inside of this ring? I've tried looking online for how to make bristles on a curved surface but cannot figure out how to do so. Thank you! 

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  • mahirmahir Member, Developers Posts: 855 ✭✭✭✭
    edited June 24
    I'm not sure what the intended geometry looks like, but to me "bristles" just means dense, thin, hair-like protrusions. That doesn't sound like something that would normally be modeled for manufacturing purposes, but it might be useful for aesthetics. Try this.

    1. Extrude a single bristle part.
    2. Linear pattern that bristle along the center axis.
    3. Using Transform, rotate the 2nd bristle X degrees relative to the 1st bristle.
    4. Linear pattern both bristles along the center axis.
    5. Circular pattern all the bristles, equally spaced with qty 180/X.
    6. Boolean into a single part (if you want).
    https://cad.onshape.com/documents/57acdfaae4b005c413ed9b6f/w/3fd585a46d3af1b3ba413c53/e/635e20b5503221f10829da3d


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