Mesh Intersection

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Mesh Intersection

Menu location
Meshes → Boolean → Intersection
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
Mesh Union, Mesh Difference


The Mesh Intersection command creates a new non-parametric mesh object, a Mesh Feature, that is the intersection (common) of two mesh objects.

OpenSCAD must be installed to use this command, and the path to its executable must be set in the OpenSCAD preferences.

On the left two mesh objects, on the right the mesh object that is the intersection of those objects


  1. Select two mesh objects that partially overlap.
  2. There are several ways to invoke the command:
    • Press the Intersection button.
    • Select the Meshes → Boolean → Intersection option from the menu.


See: Mesh Feature.