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Creating thread in bolt help


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I am trying to create a thread in a nut by trying to combine a bolt I created and a smooth "well" and subtracting. I am using the well as the main body and the bolt as the body to be combined.

I have successfully created a nut and bolt with threads before by using this technique, but for some reason it won't work now.

Any help would be appreciative.

For a better description of the technique I used please follow this link and at minute 15 he explains how to do the technique: