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patrick_dunn398patrick_dunn398 Member Posts: 2

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! 


  • mahirmahir Member, Developers Posts: 1,010 ✭✭✭✭
    edited June 2019
    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).

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