Creating a spiral Christmas tree design, Part 1: modeling

This tutorial shows how to create a spiral Christmas type tree using the lathe tool. It specifically shows how to adjust the lathe parameters to get the required shape, and how to properly convert the resulting object into a polygon format. The polygon format will be used to create a subdivision surface object, and will
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Replace Selected vs Exchange Selected

This tutorial discusses the difference between Replace and Exchange Selected. It then goes on to show how these functions can be used, in an architectural setting, where instance elements need to precisely and accurately repeat across an angle. Other functions used in this tutorial which are used as part of the workflow include Scale, Flip Perpendicular to Grid, Lock Position and ReCenter Origin, and 2-click Custom Active Grid creation. There is some really cool functionality demonstrated in this tutorial so make sure and watch all the way through.
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