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6 minutes ago, Seerose said:

We can never pay for your trouble with money.

 

Nor would I take any 😘  I share because I want others who may not know  see what PDN is capable of ... plus I never charge friends in offline life so wouldn't the people I call online ones.  Be it rebuilding an engine or designing a poster  ... I'm happy to give my time for free when it's appreciated.  And for those continuously repping my efforts,  I can only say a big thanks.    It's appreciated

 

@dipstick ... Thanks.  Great texture, it really sits well on there 

 

@Eli 

7 hours ago, Eli said:

"You skrewed it!" does not sound right

 

Believe me I've royally Skrewed Up too many times to be proud of so IT is good .  Thanks Eli

 

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7 hours ago, MJW said:

tilting the screw and applying the Texture Rounder is so clever!

 

Total fluke, when my hand had a fibromyalgia electric shock and spasm when holding the mouse, and decided to run it to see what happened.😔

Thanks mate - but honestly I couldn't do these things without your intuitive plugins.  It actually started out as a spark plug

 

@toe_head2001 @lynxster4 @Pixey and @Seerose ... and everyone above - thanks for the reps - will be back with my own

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13 minutes ago, dipstick said:

 I also used it to make this rusty chain.

 

Family Friendly Forum ... that is damn good.  My wife wanted to know why I was staring at it - the shadowing alone is superb, as is the whole atmosphere

You and Woodsy are the kings of animation - should be an award here for it - it'll save someone getting gunned down in a mad rampage every year 😉

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Another excellent tutorial @welshblue :star:  thank you!  I learned something new as well with this one, I never knew about the 'corner size' option before now 😳

 

I've never had so much fun screwing around making these 😂😆

 

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Great tutorial @welshblue!  You are always so innovative!  <3

 

Wonderful how a little tilt before using Texture Object Rounder gives you just what you want.  I did that on a couple of my text tuts.

 

Here's my go at it...do you have your tetanus shot?

 

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Cheers!  😁

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Really nice results @Seerose @lynxster4 and @Pixey.  All are unique in their own ways.

 

I'm working on getting a fully 3D version - it just needs some tweaking ... and a few more brain cells to get there

 

@Pixey ... the ability to change corner size is invaluable when I'm making images.  I use it in almost everything.

 

Thanks to all those who repped it.  @TrevorOutlaw ... I know it's my best out of all the ones I've wrote, and can be very realistic, as I'll show at a later date.  Thanks

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3 hours ago, NSD said:

I used Vertical Distortions and Shapes = Wave with the following settings:
Intensity = 0.07
Curvature = 22.0
I rotated the object only 5 degrees.

 

That's a nice outcome. Alternatively you could also use "Diagnal Lines" plugin to get whatever thread pitch count you want. Here I made a left-hand threaded bolt.

 

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Nice and interesting interpretations @NSD @dipstick

 

I must admit to having only played with 'my way' ... so will be interesting to see what threads are possible.

 

Out of interest NSD what was your starting shape/ size of ?

3 hours ago, Eli said:

They look like the ones used on my dental implants. 

 

I've got visions of you on a hydraulic ramp and a set of allen keys in your mouth 😨

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