Hammer Torus Properties

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Complex shapes such as this can be created easily with the torus tool

The Torus tool allows you to make complicated curved shapes, such as pipes. The graphic preview gives an approximation of how the final torus will look with the settings chosen.

Note.png Note: Torus' aren't actually primitives, but rather collections of a finite amount of brushes of different shapes.

Hammer Torus Dialog.png


This button will redraw the graphic preview of the torus using the current settings.

Wall width

This is the width of the individual pieces of the torus. You can extend the torus walls outward by using a negative value here.

Number of sides

You can enter a value here between 3 and 100.


This is the number of degrees the torus will span. You can enter a value here that is between 8 and 360.

Start Angle

This lets you adjust the angle of the torus pieces, by setting the degree that the first piece is created:

Cross-Section Radius

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Rotation Sides

The amount of faces/sides in total volume of the torus.

Rotation Arc

The amount of rotations in degrees. (360 = one complete rotation)

Rotation Start Angle

The angle which the arc starts at.

Rotation Height

The amount of units the shape will curve upwards or downwards. This option is currently unusable and generates invalid brushes.

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