Use Patterns as Compound Profiles
You can use patterns of 2D objects as a compound profile.
- Draw a Polyline
- Create an Array pattern of Polylines.
- Start the Simple Extrude tool, Select the Use Compound Profile option. Select the pattern of polylines as the profile for the Simple Extrude operation. The result is Simple Extrude object.
- Select the Pattern in the drawing and change Rows value, for example. Simple Extrude will be changed accordingly to pattern properties.
- A Simple Extrude can be added to something using Boolean Add. Short Part Tree for such a complex object.