Actual brick texture for 3D printed part?

Anyone have a fast way for modeling 3D brick pattern (in chimney form)?
Was hoping for some type of rubber stamp/3D texture/ parametric feature existing…
As you can see my way is messy…

Stacked components if you must, but do you need the geometry? How about an applied material?

He needs the geometry cause it’s for 3D printing.

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Make a ‘grid’ of mortar lines and use Trim to cut them out of the chimney.

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There are a lot of ways to do it, it depends on how you want it to look, you can model one brick create a group and copy it on the surface, then use solid tools to trim the bricks that don’t fit on the wall, if you want a more realistic look you could use a plugin like bitmap to mesh, download a PBR brick texture import the height map and convert it to mesh, it will be heavier but definitely look better.

Ahhh, in that case I have had success making stacked arrayed bricks as rectangles proud of a central large rectangle which represents the mortar then exploding and merging or outer shell all of it. I see Box writing… I basically I do the opposite of him re bricks and mortar but the exact same idea.

I also made a brick wall like this, but how can I cut windows and door in those walls
with the stone structure. I tried push pull and select face and delete but it does not work.
What is the trick here to cut windows and doors.

Thanks for your help

In what version of SketchUp? Your forum profile says you are using SketchUp for Schools 2015. There is no such version and never has been. Please update your profile to show the correct version.

Share the .skp file so we can see exactly how you’ve bult the model.

brick wall.skp (334.9 KB)

It is for 3d printing, so I need real structure.

I see you changed your profile to show SketchUp 2021. I’m guessing it’s a cracked version. Is that right?

Since your bricks are solid components, make a solid component object as a cutter and use Trim from the Solid tools to cut the brickes that need cutting. Delete the ones that aren’t needed.

BTW, you ought to draw the initial rectangle for the opening so it is vertical. As it in, it leans about 2-1/2° off vertical.