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Old 05-08-2004, 04:25 AM   #1
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Default HOW DO I ROUND PUT THE EDGES OF A POLYGON

im making the wheels of a desk chair and i need to know how to round out the edges
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hm.. maybe if u convert to nurbs then change into isoparm add a few lines on the sides then turn into vertise then u can drag the sides one by one?
i'm total noob so there is prolly a better and faster way but if u want give my way a try
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i figured it out first i made a curve then roveolved it and scaled it thx anyway tho here is a pic
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oh good job man wouldnt' have thought of that.

lookin very good
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i just usually take a poly cylinder, extrude an edge and scale it down a little and pull it out.. usually get a nice rounded edge.(after you play with the normals anyway)
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um wouldnt the Bevel option help round it? It should i think.
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Yes but Maya's bevel isn't all it's cracked up to be...it works though.
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it also has a lot of... questional results and unpredictable to me sometimes.

Bevel also ads a lot of faces too.
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