In this subdivision surface modeling excercise we are going to create an actuator base.
Video 1 shows the modeling of the base mesh.
In video 2 we will add the control edges.
In video 3 we will have a look at the loops and change the topology to make everything loop nicely.
If you want to, you can download the reference image I used for modeling here:
The free plugin I' using in the videos is the Magic Wedge Tool by Nitro4D. You can download the plugin from Nitro4D's website:
Enjoy the tutorial!