Chamfers edges of a solid.

Property Panel


Defines the mode of how the distances and angles are defined. The following modes can be selected:

  • Symmetric: The given distance to chamfer is identical for both sizes.

  • Asymmetric: The distance to chamfer is defined or each side separately.

  • Angle: The distance to chamfer is defined for one side and calculated for the other side to match a defined angle.


The distance to chamfer. If Asymmetric mode is selected two distances can be defined.


The angle of the resulting edge. This defines the distance of the other side. To change the definition of the sides, click the button Swap Side.
This parameter is only available if mode is Angle.


To select the edges to chamfer click the editor button in the property panel. Edges that are not selected are shown in blue. Red faces show the result of a selected edge. The selection can be adjusted by clicking on blue edges to select and red faces to deselect. Re-click the editor button or press ESC to close the editor. To select all possible edges, click Select All, to clear the selection click Select None.

The chamfer modifier works on continous edges. When an edge is selected, additional edges may be automatically included.


The distance cannot be greater that the thickness of the face. If you want to chamfer the complete face, use Taper instead.

Creating a Chamfer

  1. Select the solid to chamfer.

  2. Select Chamfer from ribbon menu.

  3. Select the edges you want to chamfer.

  4. Edit distance parameters in the property panel or using the live tool.

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