Tada! It took six hours (which is hard to believe but I did actually manage to concentrate that long- whilst watching Dawn of the Planet of the Apes), but I finally finished it! I’m also pretty chuffed about it.
I placed a link below so that you can see it in action-
I forgot to mention…
Main thing that I had a problem with was getting the initial thin bar to go to each ring of the fan. I just found it tricky trying to select the vertices, and faces and then extruding them at the appropriate angle.
Video link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVVIPcdLfNQ
ram4students. (2013). MAYA – Table Fan Modelling and Animation.Available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryjVLV7b9Qw. Last accessed 2nd Dec 2014.