Give thickness to a surface

Hi there, i made this dodecahedron and i would like to give thickess without using offset srf. Any idea? I dont want to make offset srf cause when i make2d there are lines that dont appear

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Is it a closed solid? the problem with offsetting closed solids is the new offset will be completely separate solid since these two solids (New and Old) will never touch each other

If it is a Closed Solid you need to make it open,
1- Option 1 use Shell
2- Option 2 create a hole before offsetting, then delete the hole after.

Another Option is to use mesh workflow.

Hi Bruno - I do not understand what you mean… please post a file.


i would like to give thickess to all the surfaces that make the dodecahedron
Heres the file
12-05.3dm (4.1 MB)

Hi Bruno - do you mean individually so that the corners look like this:

or this:



the first one

Hello- explode the object and OffsetSrf Solid=Yes on all of the faces at once - watch out for the direction arrows - click on faces to change the direction.

@brunosisso01 here is a quick python that automates this from the original solid (1.8 KB)

To use the Python script use RunPythonScript, or a macro:

_-RunPythonScript "Full path to py file inside double-quotes"


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Firstable, thanks for your help. But Doing this way the problem is that when y make2d, the lines inside the figure doesnt appear (please see the pictures). I make the offset inside the figure

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I need this
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Hello- Make2D has an option to show hidden lines.


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