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Old 03-13-2013, 02:27 PM   #1
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James Brown
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Unhappy Chamfer Troubles...


I can probably imagine this question has been asked many a time but I can NOT find a resolution, maybe im doing something wrong here but I felt it best to ask foe help than get myself annoyed lol.


I am currently modelling a part of a scene and no matter what i constantly run into this problem when coming to chamfering edges (making rounded corners).

As you can see for Image 1 whilst chamfering a corner it works out really well and the smooth result I want.

Image 1

But whilst doing it in another area of the model as you can see from Image 2.

Image 2

Can someone explain to me how to avoid this and get a smooth edge on the inside corners of models please?

Thank You
James Brown
Old 03-14-2013, 01:49 AM   #2
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Your best bet, at least as far as my experience goes, with chamfering edges like that is to do them separately as loops.

I would do the two edges that are in the loop together (the one coming from the bottom and the one going to the corner of the pic), the do a separate chamfer for the edge that is connecting the extrusion.

You'll probably have to weld or collapse a couple of verts, but that should work.

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