Lathe Node - Substance Designer
Default circular orbital profile with 3 different lateral profiles.

Default circular orbital profile with 3 different lateral profiles.

Default circular orbit.

Default circular orbit.

The same 3 lateral profiles but with a custom octagonal orbital profile.

The same 3 lateral profiles but with a custom octagonal orbital profile.

Custom octagonal orbit.

Custom octagonal orbit.

Another improvement is that the orbital profile is no longer mirrored, but mapped across the entire width of the shape. Meaning you can create non-symmetrical orbital profiles.

Another improvement is that the orbital profile is no longer mirrored, but mapped across the entire width of the shape. Meaning you can create non-symmetrical orbital profiles.

Custom non-symmetrical orbit.

Custom non-symmetrical orbit.

The same 3 lateral profiles but with a custom octagonal star orbital profile.

The same 3 lateral profiles but with a custom octagonal star orbital profile.

Custom octagonal star orbit.

Custom octagonal star orbit.

The diameter can now be altered.

The diameter can now be altered.

The height can be changed too. So in combination with the diameter setting, the shape can be as short and fat or long and thin as you want.

The height can be changed too. So in combination with the diameter setting, the shape can be as short and fat or long and thin as you want.

The gradient orientation settings should be set to match the direction of the gradient inputs.

The gradient orientation settings should be set to match the direction of the gradient inputs.

Lathe Node - Substance Designer

This is a node that I developed during my 'York Minster gothic wood' project - https://www.artstation.com/artwork/k8P6A. It takes curve adjusted gradient inputs and converts them into a shape with radial symmetry, simulating a lathe. It's now been heavily improved in both speed and accuracy and gives the user more flexibility and control than previously. It's also now available on my Gumroad - https://gumroad.com/l/mtlathe.
The material used is just a quick oxidised brass that I thought would show up the contours nicely. It's not included with the node.

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