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Autodesk® 3ds Max® 2012 Essentials: AUTODESK OFFICIAL TRAINING GUIDE by Dariush Derakhshani, Randi L. Derakhshani

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Modeling the Bottom

Now it is time to create the bottom of the dresser. This dresser doesn’t have legs, but nonetheless has a nice detail at the bottom, as you can see in Figure 2-23. To create this detail, you need to extrude a polygon.

Figure 2-23: An angle view of the dresser’s bottom corner

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1. Enter polygon mode (press 4). You may already be in Polygon subobject mode if you are continuing with your own file. Select the polygon on the bottom of the dresser, as shown in red in Figure 2-24.

Figure 2-24: Select the polygon at the bottom of the dresser.

2. In the Graphite Modeling Tools ribbon, go to the Polygons tab and click the Extrude ...

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