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Pwr_Shell shells a selected object

Here is how to use Pwr_Shell :  
1) Select an object to shell.
2) Choose the desired tolerance value   
3) Click on the "Pick Faces" button
4) Select the faces that you want to shell
5) Enter the shelling distance

The object will be shelled using the parameters selected.   

  Shell Parameters  

Shell Distance:  The distance to offset the surfaces for the shelling operation
Pick Faces:  Click on this button to begin selecting the faces on your object to shell out (the selected faces will be hollowed out).
Show Offset:  Display the resulting offset

Shelling Options
Hollow w Extension: Shells the selected face and extends the corners to join the shelled face
Offset w Extension:
Offsets the face and extends the corners
Hollow w Rounding:
Shells the selected face and rounds the corners to join the shelled face
Offset w Rounding:
Offsets the selected face and rounds the corners
Tolerance
Medium:  Uses a tolerance with 5 digits of accuracy.
Low:  Uses a tolerance with 4 digits of accuracy.
High:  Uses a tolerance with 6 digits of accuracy.
Very Low:  Uses a tolerance with 3 digits of accuracy. 
Very High:  Use a tolerance with 7 digits of accuracy.