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warnoe uk
2009-06-04, 10:31 PM
I'm putting together a 3d model of a converted church in the south of the uk and need to know how to add timber skirtings and architraves to my wall styles

or is it a completly new style indpendant of the walls and doors?


2009-06-05, 04:11 PM
I'm guessing these are some type of trim piece? If so, you could add a body modifier, but since trim in a sense is a separate piece and installed later, I'd use a structural member style. Create the profile of the trim, create a SMS with that profile and place them where you want. Later, you can anchor them to the wall. SMS's will allow you to get the miter corners as such. Just a thought, That's how I think I'd do it.

2009-06-05, 04:19 PM
For skirtings, coving, dado, etc, I'd look at using wall sweeps.

For architrave and other mouldings around doors, windows or openings I'd add them as custom blocks to the window/door styles made out of mass elements.

warnoe uk
2009-06-11, 08:20 AM
thanks for the reply's guys

I'll try with the methods you mentioned and I'll let you know how I get on