Thanks, that works,
…but it’s the inverse of what’s convenient. That is, while it works, it makes me turn off the entire viewport’s wireframe display to hide one object’s wireframe. Ah well. Perhaps someone will write a Python script to make it more convenient.
Thanks for the compliment. I’m just slavishly following the lesson. The tutorial is sorta official, very good: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xLdisAvjx8&list=PLa1F2ddGya_-UvuAqHAksYnB0qL9yWDO6&index=44
The presenter has topnotch design skillz: at the end of part 4 he shows various animals he modeled using geometric primitives, which made me want to go into real estate or insurance. He’s very good.