The Bend modifier lets you bend your object around a single
axis. It creates a perfectly even bend across an object’s geom-
etry. You can bend that object on any of the three axes. You
may also limit the bend to only affect a portion of the
To bend an object, you must first have enough segments. If
you don’t have any segments, you cannot bend anything! This
may sound obvious, but I can’t tell you how many times in the
very beginning I tried to use some of these tools and thought
they didn’t work! Hey, after a long day of modeling you’ll
make silly mistakes too!
After applying a bend to an object, you can adjust your
object’s bend angle and direction. You can also quickly cycle
through your three axes to determine which axis it is bending
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Figure 7-1: The Bend modifier in action

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