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04-13-2006, 02:03 PM
Hey guys, I am trying to follow this tutorial http://www.wtools3d.com/tutor_hall.htm
without LWCad though. I get stuck at step 2 because I dont know how to make what I need without LWCad using simply lightwave.

How can I do this with just lightwave? Thanks

Paul M.

04-13-2006, 03:19 PM
Create a flat disk
Select 1/2 of the points
hit ctrl-w (weld polys)
kill the poly
select the remaining points hit ctrl-p (create open spline)
Create 2 points for the bottom and use ctrl-p, or drag 2 of the points down to the bottom.

04-13-2006, 03:47 PM
Ok, I am up to step three now. I have the entire hall made in curves. Now I am stuck at the part where I change the curves to polygons...

04-13-2006, 03:53 PM
everytime I select a curve and then push p to change it to a poly, it then will smooth it out like a circle.

04-13-2006, 05:58 PM
Instead of creating a spline, try creating a polygon with the selected points. This will keep the shape and it is ready for boolean subtraction. If that is what you are trying to do.