3DS MAX: 3ds Max Forum 3ds Max Tutorials

Best method to build a torus shell / Bundt cake ?

COW Forums : Autodesk 3ds Max

<< PREVIOUS   •   VIEW ALL   •   PRINT   •   NEXT >>
adumi SoBest method to build a torus shell / Bundt cake ?
by on Feb 17, 2010 at 8:51:56 am

I need to build an inner space in the shape of half a torus (like a bagel cut in 2 for spreading) - or tather much more accurate - a Bundt cake. Ultimately it would be exported to autocad where it would serve as a basis for home plans. So I must be able to control wall thickness.
The thing is I don`t need it to to be an exact torus but rather an ellipse based torus - sort of an elongated bagel, and i need it to be high - like and I need to be able to control and the following factors:
1. radius or area of the `hole` inside the bagel
2. width of the floor of bagel tube itself
3. I need to control the height of this half torus or bundt cake

What would be the best method of going about it ?

Return to posts index

<< PREVIOUS   •   VIEW ALL   •   PRINT   •   NEXT >>
© 2017 CreativeCOW.net All Rights Reserved