Corey and I were chatting about his Linux dual-boot troubles, and after we hit a stopping point, he talked me into firing up Wings 3D. Within minutes he was guiding me through some tricky 3D modeling maneuvers over the phone as if he was standing right behind me. That boy is GOOD. Thanks for being persistent about it, Core!

Here’s what we came up with, in about 10 minutes:

Hyper-Tutorial Notes


create cube


scale Y

pick one face


ctrl-alt-z = undo

select 2 points or faces and hit “c” to connect

select an edge and bevel to make it wide

select a surface and extrude to make it pop out/in

x/y/z to view from that plane, o for orthographic (flat)

g = edge ring

select face, tools virtual mirror create

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