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Autodesk® 3ds Max® 2012 Essentials: AUTODESK OFFICIAL TRAINING GUIDE by Dariush Derakhshani, Randi L. Derakhshani

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I Can See Your Drawers

In the beginning of this exercise, you created a box with six segments for its height. You can use those segments to create the drawers. This is thinking ahead and planning your model before you start working on an object; using another tool to add segments for the drawers after the box is made is much more laborious.

For simplicity’s sake, in this exercise you will not create drawers that can open and shut. If this dresser were to be used in an animation in which the drawers would be opened, you would make them differently. Figure 2-13 shows the drawers and an important detail you need to consider.

Figure 2-13: Notice the small gap around the edge of the box. This gap represents the space between the drawer and the main ...

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