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How to Create a Surface Array from Interpolated Surface?

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I created a roof with a (NURBS) interpolated surface but I'm not sure how to create a surface array to add 2x12's and purlins.

 

I might be able to fake the 2x12's (texture) with materials but I would still need to figure out how to extrude the surface 1.5"

 

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@Pat Stanford and @michaelk thanks for your help!

 

Decomposing the interpolated surface into NURBS surfaces before creating surface arrays worked!

 

I was able to create fairly complex array items (with materials) to align the purlin ends flush with the roof trusses. I converted the framing members into symbols to keep the file size down. There's definitely some wonkiness in the details but this was a huge step in the right direction.

 

Going to drape a roof membrane onto it tomorrow... 

 

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Hi,

 

looks great.

 

can you please post a short screenrecorded video, how you made

that (only the main steps. the solutions of your problems at the begining).

 

that would be great.

 

greetings and stay healthy.

tobi

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