This video will demonstrate the PolyBevel tool and the number of option controls that exist inside. You can apply PolyBevel on either an entire geometry or on a grouped selection that has been made previously (you can just select the geometry you want, hit TAB key and type Group to assign them into a grouped selection). Once that is done, it's just a matter of tweaking Offset (Fixed Distance/Fixed Width), Fillet Shape (Solid/Crease/Chamfer/Round/Profile), number of Divisions and Vertex Splitting (Allow Vertex Splits/Split Miterable Joints/Split over All Incident Edges). Keep in mind that based on what your selections are (for example, face loop vs edge loop), you will get different results – with the same settings. So don't be shy to try out all those options! 

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  • Thomas Rittener 5 years, 6 months ago  | 

    It will be nice to have the project file to see how this structure is modeled because I tried to make an arch modeling but with difficulty!
    Thanks
    Tom

  • JohnDraisey 4 years, 11 months ago  | 

    And to think I've been hand modeling in Maya like a fool. I'll put the curve profile and merge object nodes to good use today.

  • playboy241994 7 months, 2 weeks ago  | 

    Man ! Houdini is a Beast ! its too good

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