1 answer · asked · Lesson: Modeling Wood Details · Course: Modeling, Texturing and Shading a Treasure Chest in Blender 2.8

Bevel On Wood Planks Not Working

I click the edges that is clicked in the tutorial 33:35 but when I press ctrl+b to bevel, nothing changes at all. 3:39 is what should happen but I just move my mouse and there are no changes. I feel like I've followed this tutorial very well at this point so I have no idea what is happening. This is so frustrating.


  • Hi, you have just encountered the second of the two main causes of all modelling issues (the other being: 'flipped Normals').

    You have double vertices (more than one vertex in the same place):

    That is why the bevel won't work.

    Solution: select all and press M > Merge by Distance:

    And then you can bevel away: