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3D Printing Blueprints by Joe Larson

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Creating a vase from the lines

It may not be immediately evident from its name, but the Screw modifier is the tool that will be used to turn this line into a 3-dimensional shape:

  1. Switch to the Modifier tab (the one with the blue wrench) in the right-side bar.
  2. Click on the Add Modifier button.
  3. Click on the Screw modifier in the second column:
    Creating a vase from the lines
  4. Uncheck Smooth Shading.
  5. Change the Render Steps field to 32.
  6. Change the Steps field to 32:
    Creating a vase from the lines

Like many modifiers in Blender, Screw can be used for many more things than making vases, and experimentation outside of this ...

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