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I love cheese slopes, but I am having issues when I try to produce a smooth gradient using several in succession. I end up with a gentle saw tooth effect at each junction. What combination of elements do I require to get the smooth appearance I'm trying to achieve?

Offsets with cheese slopes

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Do you have a picture of what you have so far? –  Zhaph - Ben Duguid Jun 10 '14 at 8:38
I can add one tomorrow. Right now it's past my bedtime. :) –  Redacted Stack Jun 10 '14 at 8:47
I think I can see the problem, I'll add a temporary render for now ;) –  Zhaph - Ben Duguid Jun 10 '14 at 9:11
From that pic it seems like not even a half-plate resolution will be perfect, but better. A quarter-plate offset might do the trick. –  gev Jun 10 '14 at 9:29
@Zhaph Thanks. Your image is spot on. –  Redacted Stack Jun 11 '14 at 4:11

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To create a smooth surface with cheese slopes they must be offset by one-half plate in height. There are several techniques to do this. Here is one using the common "headlight" brick. It has the advantage of being extendable to nearly any length.

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Ahah! I knew Erling bricks were involved, but didn't have the time to dig deep enough ;) –  Zhaph - Ben Duguid Jun 11 '14 at 8:45

This would be a way but other techniques may suit you as well.

One among many ways to make smooth cheese slope ramps

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Looks good, but how long of a slope could you make like this? –  gev Jun 10 '14 at 19:49

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