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Build Author Neil Rosenberg Views 21354
The Frog: CNC Router
Frog CNC Router. Inspired by OX and "Routy". Models provided in SolidWorks 2010 format. Currently 24" by 36" working area.
Build Author Tweakie Views 5734
Software speed control of a brushless dc (Bldc) motor from Mach3.
Although this build is typically Mach3 related there is no reason it cannot be adapted for use with any machine control software which provides a PWM spindle control output. As an addition, an option has now been added which will enable the interface to manually control outrunner speed without the need for a PWM signal.
Build Author Sage Views 16172
Super rigid Delta printer, using 20X40 V-Slot
Build Author Kermareg Views 718
Build of my Multiple OX CNC. It's goal is to run in 2 differents modes : router and 3D printer modes. The router mode will allows the use of a laser diode or a standard spindle.
Build Author Robert Hummel Views 15260
890KV OX RC spindle
This build is intended as a light alternative to the Dremel rotary tool.
Build Author Robert Hummel Views 593
DIY anodizing power supply
How to make your own anodizing power supply on a budget
Build Author kram242 Views 179473
OpenBuilds OX CNC Machine
OpenBuilds OX CNC Machine. A strong easy to build shop CNC router that can be sized to suit your needs. Many new features have been incorporated into the OX to make it a great router that is sure to inspire!
Build Author skarab Views 21693
A 3D printer without belts, a print volume of 320x320x260mm, obviously the V-Slot as linear guide! and a maximum of printed pieces.
Build Author Robert Hummel Views 8188
Stinger V Micro Mill
While building my OX AI I found myself with left over v slot and thought to myself, what do I need that I can build using them? Well since I make a lot of my own PCB boards for projects I figured a micro PCB mill would fit the bill ;) With inspiration from the OX and OX AI I give you the Stinger V :)
Build Author Larry_AK Views 367
Pretty much a straight OPENBUILDS OX that slowly getting some modifications.
Build Author Hytech2k Views 5355
Area 51 CNC Parts F-117 CNC Gear Rack Drive System
We decided the name "Clydesdale" just didn't fit this machine anymore so we changed it to F-117 CNC. It's small and fast !!
Build Author mytechno3d Views 4874
Base is a Delta Kossel Printer modified to be build with openbuild parts like vslot 20x40 , pulley .... It inclued the latest modification for auto level : FSR
Build Author Carl Feniak Views 12033
A robust Core XY style 3D printer that has a clean parallel belt implementation and whose dimensions are adaptable to meet builder's needs. The use of open builds V-slot and other open hardware make customization easy.
Build Author Michael Views 7948
CNC xPRO Driver
Spark Concepts CNC xPRO Driver. A new GRBL compatible, all-in-one stepper driver board with 4 motor controllers for XYZ + 1 clone (or rotary!). Capable of powering your next build with an ATX PSU (or 12V 2 wire supply), and ready for wireless printing. Compatible with Arduino (wireless robots anyone?)
Build Author rusirius Views 1015
A CNC platform designed with swapable heads to do laser engraving/etching/cutting, routing and milling, as well as 3D printing.
Build Author kram242 Views 9217
X Y Table OpenRail / V-Slot Build Examples
The X/Y table system is a great starting point for many CNC projects giving you the ability to move an object on the X and Y axis in a simple compact style.
Build Author kram242 Views 9581
V-Slot Belt Driven Linear Actuator Build
Quick and Simple V-Slot Gantry System. This example build shows how easy it is to make a linear actuator using a few OpenBuilds Parts. You can mount this system an many ways so be sure to download the example models.
Build Author Raed Al Nuaimi Views 237
Aluminium Router From Dubai
Another modification on the OX
Build Author kram242 Views 15964
Mini V Linear Actuator Build
Learn to build the V-SLOT Mini V Modular linear Actuator System and create all kinds of cool machines!
Build Author Robert Hummel Views 24621
This will be an Aluminum OX build. Plates and all design credit goes to Mark from open builds. I may add my own touches but mainly this is to see how Aluminum plates perform
Build Author Robert Hummel Views 34455
With such great success/attention my laser got, I ended up with a good friend that would like to dabble in stencil art and so I have decided to share my build with him and you here :) I will be using all the same electronics as in my previous build except the driver boards I will be using are the famous reprap 4988's they are more easy to come by and cost less. I will also be using open builds mini v wheels/v groove extrusion just so I can get a feel for their versatile products
Build Author sgspenceley Views 3974
Aluminium OX - Canada
Document my OX build process. I will also be sharing SolidWorks parts files & assemblies.
Build Author openhardwarecoza Views 879
openBuilds FreeBURN-2-Mini V-slot CO2 Laser (40-50w)
A new mini version of the http://openbuilds.com/builds/openbuilds-freeburn-1-v-slot-co2-laser-60-100w.1001/ FreeBurn CO2 Lasercutter
Build Author gjwest Views 3135
Time Lapse Camera Rail
This is my first go at building a simple Time lapse camera rail system using as much pre-existing hardware and software as I could.
Build Author John foale Views 2507
Guitar shop CNC
Great bit of kit time will tell if it is up to the job
Build Author kram242 Views 20406
Phlatprinter foam cutting CNC machines are awesome space saving mills that use a rotary axis as a sheet feed.
Build Author wesner0019 Views 1900
HIGH POWER DC MOSFET (Relay)
High Power DC MOSFET
Build Author DiggerJ Views 1893
Panther Printer - Lautr3k
My version of the popular Lautr3k 3D printer. UNI Panther colors of Purple and Yellow on black V-slot rails. 300x300 bed.
Build Author Prauk Views 3901
OX 1500 x 1000 mm
Build Author winand Views 1998
YAOP (Yet Another Openbuilds Printer)
Yet Another Openbuilds Printer, my version :-P
Build Author Zootalaws Views 1406
This is a 1500 x 1500 Ox build
Build Author Serge E. Views 10186
myOX : a 4' x 2' OX CNC with potential
This is the story of me building myOX - my version of the "ideal" OX. I wanted a machine which could route/mill at least 4' wide and as long as I can feed through (don't be shy, think "infinity") as well as going deep on multiple faces - a manual 4th axis. I have loads of ideas to take myOX towards that goal and way beyond. Time will tell. Just follow along through this build and possibly a few others along the way ... Check out my OXCalculator : let your computer figure out your BoM
Build Author wesner0019 Views 1214
Custom build, after building the prusa i3 and upgrading to i3v, I wanted to build something more sturdy that can print fast and more accurate. Model is built in Fusion 360
Build Author kram242 Views 1317
V-Slot Modular Sit/Stand Desk
In this build we put together an awesome modular stand-up or sit down desk that is perfect of any home or office.
Build Author Jestah Views 1052
Small Red OX
A small router for thin plate stock
Build Author Kyo Views 832
A Workbench idea built from V-slot and openbuilds parts.
Build Author openhardwarecoza Views 7332
openBuilds FreeBURN-1 V-slot CO2 Laser (60-100w)
DIY Lasercutter: Budget orientated, medium sized (60-100w), safety first, based on Lasersaur software toolchain
Build Author Motions Views 1802
Charging Ox CNC Machine
A heavily modified Ox CNC build to replace SO2.
Build Author Iwan Müller Views 661
Non OX CNC Router
This CNC Router is to 95% made of standard parts and almost all of them from the http://openbuildspartstore.com/.
Build Author oni305 Views 10697
Laser Engraver Control Board + Inkscape extension
This is a PCB designed to control a laser Engraver CNC
Build Author Steve B Views 1024
OX PPR - Portable Plasma/Router
PPR = Portable Plasma/Router. A ~30x30"work area with leadscrews. Work surface is below support members. Can be placed ONTO cutting surface.
Build Author john cuervo Views 271
PROTODERA 5-axis CNC machine
We are a team representing private industry and public university all concerned about community. In the place i'm from we face problems related to prototyping industry, there's no accesibility to it, not because there is not machines to work with but the costs are really high if i want to make a single piece of any idea in order to develop a concept, our students get their degree but never were able to try any of the Hass or 3d systems machines available as it seems they need a PhD.
Build Author gerard989 Views 913
OpenBuilds CNC 500x500
Build Author MechEng Views 5314
Generic Rigid 3D Printer (Currently on 1st Revision!)
Rigid 3d printer with more than enough room for dual extruders. Easily expandable platform.
Build Author Limine3D Views 2887
Delta printer designed in sketchup and includes an adjustable bed.
Build Author Dave Ashley Views 758
Sketchup Design of a PVC CNC I Intend to build.
Build Start to begin Feb 1st.
Build Author kram242 Views 4714
Nema 23 Lead/Acme Actuator Example Build
Learn to build a super strong nema 23 lead driven linear actuator
Build Author dougsnash Views 3182
Rotary Axis OX Derivitive
A Rotary Axis CNC router based on the OX CNC Router
Build Author mytechno3d Views 14912
Maximus 3D Printer
A full scalable 3D Printer , with a big printing area. Build with openbuild parts from www.vslot-europe.com
Build Author Rob Taylor Views 2653
DSLR Video Slider
A simple 1500mm V Slot camera slider for timelapse and possibly video with an Arduino Uno controlling a Pololu A4988 driving an OpenBuilds NEMA 17 stepper, and triggering the camera.