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Build Author J. Nye Views 1358
c-beam hello world
My first ever build. Straight C-beam with tinyg controller a few do-dads and some make do choices. Non-metric length lead screws to save long lead time. Jog knobs to cover the extra length and also practical. My old Bosch Colt never had it so good. Build out work remains, wire dressing, drag chain, vacuum, permanent base, etc.
Build Author Paul Stoller Views 7802
C-Beam Machine - MyFirstCNC
This is my first foray into CNC machines, after much review I decided on the C-Beam machine as it seemed easy to work with and will enabled me to build more and larger machines as I gain knowledge. I am planning on building the machine largely unmodified from the reference design. I will be building the machine an axis at a time as I need to spread out costs over time.
Build Author JordanMoss Views 3913
OX based lead screw Machine
Initial design for my CNC mill\router based around C beams
Build Author adambrum Views 2108
Slightly larger sphinx
Another C-Beam Sphinx but a little larger,
Build Author Ronald van Arkel Views 9213
Upgrading the C-Beam machine
So we have new plates, stronger motors, belt drive reduction, but what should we do with them? In this article you might find the answer you were looking for as we took an “old” C-Beam machine and started to upgrade the X/Z body and added more torque and precision to the Z-axis.
Build Author Ronald van Arkel Views 7695
Promoveo Study Builds
Build Author Hytech2k Views 58461
Area 51 CNC Parts F-117 CNC Gear Rack Drive System
This is my journey on building a rack and pinion Ox variant called the F-117 CNC.
Build Author Dollarz81 Views 5059
C-Beam XXLarge "Tank"
This is a modified build C-Beam XLarge. 1000mm C-Beam used for X and Y axis, and the Y Axis moves the X bridge, not the material being worked.
Build Author RandyF Views 1584
Large C-Beam Sphinx style CNC Build
Started my build of a large Sphinx style cnc Router. I wanted one to handle the Dollar Tree Foam Board (DTFB) so I am making this to handle 2' X 3'. This is my first endeavor for a CNC so I am learning as I go but there is one thing for sure.
Build Author ANDRESCAMPA Views 2113
SUPER OX NEMA 34 1600 OZ Motors!!!
CNC OX 1500X3000
Build Author Jonathon Harms Views 1793
Schematix Ox-Metal Build
A build of Schematix's Ox-Metal design, with a 0.8kw watercooled spindle.
Build Author Steven Sampson Views 6253
A CNC router designed to handle a 4'x8' sheet, for as close to $2000 as possible. The price barrier resulted in my choice to use timing belts rather than leadscrews or rack&pinion. Build List still being updated
Build Author peter28 Views 1903
i wanted to use both the ox and the C beam C beam for the gantry because its stronger i also made the gantry 20 mm higher so i can cut thinker material i will maybe later go to rack& pinion on the 1500 mm Y axes also instead of the V wheels i will maybe go to hiwin in the furture
Build Author Martin Skov Nielsen Views 2911
Stainless OX kit
This is a 1500 X 1500 Stainless OX kit build, by a cnc novice. It is the first cnc machine i have ovned and build I got this kit from http://makersupplies.dk/20-ox-cnc-kits
Build Author SBLabs Views 6461
C-Beam to C-Beam XL Upgrade
This is my first public build. Please be kind. We upgraded our C-Beam to the C-Cbeam X-Large. I want to give special thanks to Moag and the OpenBuilds team for making this happen.
Build Author FatGut Views 1216
MY experience as a first time introduction to the CNC world!
Build Author James Hayes Views 2723
Pure Cbeam 900x1000
This is a pure cbeam build to maximize envelope and rigidity. All the parts used are available from open builds.
Build Author Schematix Views 69751
OX-Metal CNC Router Mill
The OX-Metal is based on the original OX CNC mill But with a few modifications and add-ons
Build Author Jen Views 4474
My first OX build
This is the story of my experience building a 1000 x 750mm OOZNest OX CNC router
Build Author Silverrabbit2 Views 3987
Ooznest OX, Workbench, & Folding Table
An OX based unit with innovation surrounding it -- 9 drawers, workbench, folding CNC table, & portability.
Build Author Metalguru Views 2852
C-Beam XL with Aluminum Bed
C-Beam XL with v-slot aluminum bed for fixturing.
Build Author anigeek65 Views 11878
OX Super "C" - Cpmpleted 11/02/16
This CNC utilizes the C-BEAM extruded aluminum for the "X", "Y", and "Z" axis. The gantry will move similar to the OX along with the "Z" except I am incorporating the C-BEAM instead of the 20x60 V-RAIL. To make the system as strong as possible I am using two C-BEAM rails back to back. The "Y" axis will encompass two sets of roller on both side of the C-BEAM extruded rails for added strength. All of the plates for this were created using the C-BEAM machine I completed several month ago.
Build Author sebf34 Views 13200
OX Based cnc 3000 x 1500 Double belt
OX Based CNC
Build Author pinoaffe Views 1737
This is a stool, designed in 18mm wood for a cnc router, it's easily scaleable to different wood-thicknesses, in 18mm wood it takes up 1200*1200mm. It can be assembled without screws, nails or glue and can therefore also be easily disassembled.
Build Author Bob K Views 5491
Dream to practical
This is my journey from a dream machine to a practical (for me) machine. This is a Cartesian style frame that can change tool heads quickly. The first version will have milling and 3D printing tool heads. Later on I'll add a drag knife tool head.
Build Author john A Views 1685
Cartesian CNC router
This project has been a steep learning curve in an unfamiliar area for me. It has been a very rewarding experience and has opened up so many more possibilities to pursue in the future.
Build Author Maxime Favre Views 4558
SmoothiebrainZ CBeam Machine
Modded Plate maker with: Smoothiebrainz board and DQ542MA SN04 Endstops Modded Z axis Aluminium build plate and renforced Y axis Dust shoe
Build Author AK-Creation Views 2600
Reference sensor for CNC Tools
For the x and y Axis you set the zero point with a limit switch, but how can you get the zero position for the z Axis? You have different thickness of material to mill and when you change the tool, you have also a other z Axis positon. With the Sensor, you can define the zero position of the piece automaticly.
Build Author P. ry Views 8862
Nox 1500mm x 1500mm C-Beam
C-Beam build using a double C-Beam for the X axis. 1500mm x 1500mm
Build Author Krishnakumar Views 2997
Hobby OX CNC
This "hobby OX" CNC is built for multiple purposes such as cutting and engraving various materials, laser etching and cutting, etc... Its a great platform for hobby enthusiasts like me where this machine can be used for so many different purposes effectively and efficiently!
Build Author MattiasN Views 16496
MyCNC(1000mm x 1500mm)
My CNC project
Build Author Joe 90 Views 4351
Schematix OX metal build
OX metal build from an noob
Build Author kev20009 Views 2400
MY NEW CNC
This build is not based on the ox, but got my ideas and inspiration from my first build,
Build Author kev20009 Views 5531
This Build Is Is Inspired By OOZ Nest CNC, But With Some Changes,
Build Author slm222 Views 1523
Cheap linear rail set up for z-axis
A easy to do cheap upgrade for the z axis
Build Author ahayden Views 11474
C-Beam Prefab Untitled
The C-Beam Prefab Untitled is designed as the cartesian compliment to the C-Beam XL. With the exception of requiring a couple more 1000mm C-Beams and lead screws, the build requires a minimum of additional parts. The primary intention of the build is to maximize the cutting envelope while still staying within the sweet spot for C-beam rigidity. This design can easily be modified and allows for further custom structural components to be cut with the initial build platform.
Build Author John Mueller Views 10919
Small Mill type CNC machine, using C-Beams and V-Slot rail, bundle packs as a starter point. I needed a smallish desktop machine to fit a pretty narrow use case for my business, but the machine itself has larger applications to the OB community. Currently I will run the Dewalt 611 router on the Z axis, but have plans to add in a brushless RC style motor. So this design does have room to go either way easily.
Build Author crnrstndes Views 2313
My first CNC - The C-Beam Basic
I am a newbie and this is my first build. After hours and hours of research I decided on the C-Beam. I will be changing one or two things but I will basically be building this as per Mark's video.
Build Author semperfikurt Views 12340
Beefed-up and customized OX build
My Machine is based on the OX CNC designed by Mark Carew as well as the ooznest kit, and it incorporates a bunch of my own details and revisions to increase performance and robustness. It has become way more beastly than I originally planned!
Build Author David the swarfer Views 8525
The Nguni - an OX variant
A modified OX with more X clearance, MDF plates, vacuum table
Build Author Metalguru Views 2896
Custom black and red Big Ox
Build Author Rakmup Views 23578
CNC Router Lathe
Steel square tube frame with dual feed gantry and indexing lathe section. Will have 36" x 30" x 6" travel.
Build Author nate campbell Views 2782
CrOX Carbon Reinforced OX
Modified OX with carbon fiber reinforced X and Z axes. 1500mm Y, 1000mm X and 120mm Z clearence
Build Author Dexter Oddwick Views 2389
Black Rabbit 1500
This is a router that I designed that is loosely based on the Openbuilds Ox, but designed to be heavy duty, rigid, and yet quick and agile.
Build Author Nguyen Thanh Tuan Views 1588
CNC machine 700x1200mm
I love to build things. I want a large cnc machine can do with little money. use Aduino .
Build Author Erick Sauvé Views 3393
My first build: a other OX CNC
I love to build things. I decided to build a CNC machine to help me build more things! I had a lot of fun and I learn a lot of thing in the process of building this machine. p.s. my primary language is french not english. Forgive me if I made some mistake.
Build Author Brandoneous Views 1182
I'm Brandoneous; hence, the BrandoneOuX, a cartesian CNC build. Large format (1000mm x 1000mm) but beefed-up to solidly augment the ability to cut Aluminum in addition to wood and other solid materials. As I am currently living in a rented apartment for an out-of-state job, my secondary challenge is to build a sound dampening enclosure that will function as a torsion box base, a sound dampening enclosure, and a dust containment system. Easy, right? Well, we'll see... Join my journey
Build Author ymilord Views 5326
Kyoujin Mk1 (C-Beam /w Rack & Pinion)
C-Beam based CNC with Rack & Pinion (for the X Axis) and lead screws (for the Y Axis)
Build Author Joe Garritano Views 4124
Using criticall OpenBuilds components to upgrade the rigidity and reliability of an X-Carve 1000mm build.
Build Author Julius Views 11593
OX Balls - 1605 Ballscrew Powered 1000mmx1000mmm OX derivative
1000x1000mm Ballscrew driven OX Derivative. Dewalt 611 spindle and TB6600 Drivers.
Build Author Colin Tree Views 3843
The first criteria was portability, the second was cutting out a sheet of ply, the third was the ability to shape a foam surfboard blank, but the main criteria was a small budget.
Build Author Headlodius Views 2006
My 1st C-Beam Router
Pretty happy with the build, had some difficulty with the software loading up the settings due to me using the wrong com.
Build Author EvanBruner Views 8770
Vertek CNC - 1000mm x 750mm Linear Rail on C Beam
C beam gantry with steel guide rails!
Build Author Matt Nelson Views 6526
I'm building an OX CNC router. It will be the larger size of 750x 1000mm. This should give me a working area of about 22"x30".
Build Author Ryan Lock Views 74292
Ooznest OX CNC Machine
The Ooznest OX CNC Machine Kit is based on the OX CNC Machine designed by Mark Carew, and it incorporates many upgrades from this community. The plate designs in our kit are based on the originals. However we have added our own touches to increase the performance and design of the machine. To complement Mark's build videos, we have made a complete written instruction manual, with IKEA'eske assembly diagrams.
Build Author UltiBots Views 11842
UltiBots CB3030 CNC Router
The UltiBots CB3030 CNC uses C-Beam, V-Slot and an extruded aluminum T-Slot work table. This allows 6mm T-Nuts, step clamps and blocks to secure materials to the work surface. The all metal design makes the use of a mister possible.
Build Author Rwetzler Views 4139
This is a variant of a typical OX (Mark Carew inspiration) router using C-Beams/8mm Acme rods to drive all three axis. I went with a 1000mm x 1000mm frame size. Useable space is 28" (711mm) X 26" (660mm) with a Z axis work travel of approx. 3.25" (82.5mm). A TinyG is used as a controller along with Fusion 360/Chilipper as the software for generating and running gcode files.
Build Author Metalguru Views 5002
C-Beam Machine Too
C-Beam Machine upgrade using linear rails to increase machining size by 2.5 times and increase rigidity
Build Author Metalguru Views 3920
Metalguru's C-Beam 750
This is a C-Beam build, fairly heavy duty, and 750mm x 750mm. Should be a good, sturdy machine that's relatively easy to assemble.
Build Author Kjell Views 2905
1x1m Ooznest Ox
Building my first router and I choose the ooznest Ox since it looks to be the latest and greatest among routers.
Build Author Jasen Stengel Views 7261
GrOX (OX based router)
1000mm x 1500mm OX router using Openbuilds parts and plates by Chris Laidlaw
Build Author Neptunes Guitars Views 4398
First build of CNC OX for the purpose of using it for Guitar building to take a lot of the muscle work out so I can concentrate on the finer details.
Build Author alex_b Views 7170
TACIT RONIN CNC - Flood Coolant Enabled C-Beam
The TACIT RONIN CNC is a fully enclosed C-Beam platform intended for flood coolant cutting of Carbon Fiber and G10 composites.
Build Author hasemar Views 2586
C-Beam CNC (1st cnc build!)
1st build CBeam Machine w/ raspberry pi-protoneer hat controller
Build Author Richard Gouge Views 4172
C-Beam Big Mouth
My first build was with the basic C-Beam Build. I soon found the z clearance a little constricting So I added 2 500 mm actuators to support the x axis rail . I also left off the front and back y axis support rails for easy cleaning. I mounted the base of the machine to 1/2" mdf with 10/32 screws and blind nuts.
Build Author Catawissa_CNC Views 5305
Arctic Ox CNC Router
This is a cartesian CNC Router build that is based off the OX CNC build by Mark Carew. I am using Spark Concepts CNC xPro controller board and their 400w spindle kit.
Build Author Jonathon Duerig Views 7784
Contrariwise -- A C-Beam Router
A C-Beam router made almost entirely of standard parts. Electronics include an xPro v2 board and NEMA 23 motors. Cuts are made with a small 300W DC spindle. A pressure foot is used to minimize the need for workholding.
Build Author eddyg Views 2261
OX with a Custom Electronics Case
Embarking on my first build and trying to start with a clean setup by creating an enclosure box for my controllers and power supply.
Build Author Gabriel Faber Views 6939
After completing a standard OX build, I found I didn't have enough Z-clearance and designed a set of taller gantry plates
Build Author Rigga11 Views 2862
This is my CNC build. My goal is to have fun and learn some new things.
Build Author Jan Turnnherr Views 2837
Ooznest OX CNC for Architecture Modell
While i achieved the desired taler Z axis this was very notable of the cost of the stiffness of the Y axis - the Y axis is now quite wobbly. i do not recommend such a big Z axis on a OX CNC machine where the requirement is a good precision.
Build Author Barry Danks Views 3502
TAZ C-Beam CnC Router by RC-CnC
C-Beam inspired CnC Router (1000x750) Approx 90mm of Z travel
Build Author Ken Utton Views 1557
My 5' by 5'
I have constructed frame out of 1 1/2" square tubing. Have my Y aces mounted. and awaiting parts.
Build Author andy-may Views 3609
My First CNC Machine
This will be a step by step record charting my successes and failures in my voyage of discovery while building a CNC router. Please excuse my English-English which may lose something in translation to American-English. I would be grateful for any advice during the build
Build Author sw3Dp Views 7863
stranger than fiction OX
OX hybrid all CAD open sourced non-commercial ip; .dwg, .dxf,.3dm, .iam, .ipt files jamming their pie
Build Author Gargoile Views 5285
Gargoile reproduction C-Beam™ Machine - Plate Maker
A stock C-Beam with a CNC shield with DRV8825's
Build Author Dave420 Views 5197
OpenBuilds C-beam 15mm belt on 1500mm C-Beam.
OpenBuilds C-beam 15mm belt on 1500mm C-Beam.
Build Author Moag Views 9976
Moag's CNC Mill
A design in progress, to 3D carve two-part Aluminium injection moulds for Soft Plastic Lures and Lead Jigs, so I can prototype some of the concepts rattling around in my head. All Openbuilds parts where possible, 1000x500mm footprint, 0.8kw Water-cooled Spindle?, High Torque Stepper?,Smoothieboard?, I still have no idea. As a newbie to the CNC world, any wisdom would be welcome to take this from just a idea into reality so I can start playing with all this awesome stuff. Thanks in advance
Build Author Motions Views 11793
Screaming Ox CNC Machine
Big brother of the Charging Ox CNC machine.
Build Author PCBman Views 2546
This is a design for a desktop CNC machine. It may be a router or laser. I am undecided as to the final design.
Build Author roseundy Views 3334
A larger version of the OX.
Build Author elvisbot Views 1674
Plate 'o CBEAM
I'm starting with the c-beam bundle, and I hope to end up with a pretty useful little platemaker/shallow relief carver. I'm hoping to discover how accurate and efficient it can be.
Build Author dakman Views 2750
Idea for any axis support and Drive
Just an idea right now but will attempt a prototype in the near future. Not sure if this has been tried before or not.....
Build Author Goran crno Views 4266
New Custom CNC with C-Beam Rails
Hello all, wanted to share my custom build that I planed to do. My idea was to drill foam blocks to make molds for my projects. The CNC will be 1500-1500mm with a higher Z-Axis. So I redesigned the Gantry Plates that will be cut out at some other place. I hope you can share your opinion on my project.
Build Author Paruk Views 13958
OX 1500 x 1000 mm
Build Author Charles Roseberry Views 2588
C-Beam basic package doubled in size.
Build Author Dave420 Views 3534
Dave's Z axis and powder coated.
I just did my first Powder coat paint job on a Z Axis with 9inchs of travel for the DIY CNC Plasma Cutter, Mill Head, Router, Engraver, Laser Head, Water Jet Cutter Machine. 2 different Z Axis ride plates and a 80mm Router/Mill Head/Spindle clamp. Baked on finish in a old oven i had.
Build Author jkalberer41 Views 3011
Expanded Routy using 290 build instructions
Using the Routy290 build and an awful lot of help from puntoMX, this machine has been expanded in the X and Y axis. My first build, I'm learning a lot about all of this. I've had to disassemble parts of this thing many times due to forgetfulness, but that's ok. Also, I've forgotten to take constant pictures throughout the build.
Build Author openhardwarecoza Views 2085
20x60 to Dewalt 611 Mount (a.k.a the Rook)
Dewalt 611 Router mount for mounting onto 20x60 v-slot
Build Author Builder+Bob Views 1730
C-Beam Plate maker for My OX!
Build Author rcKeith Views 6629
Ooznest OX CNC Build
Ooznest OX CNC build
Build Author getoffmyland Views 8584
Water Buffalo - Water jet cut OX+
A modified OX based on Aluminum plates cut on a waterjet. Some new ideas and additions from other builds are included.
Build Author gavspav Views 4116
Ooznest build - 1500mm x 1000mm
Its the first build for me so its just the story of me attempting to build the kit and hopefully end up with something I can use. Hopefully without destroying anything or anyone.
Build Author ACASTELLINI Views 4117
1500 x 1500 mm OpenBuild CNC
1500 x 1500 mm OpenBuild CNC
Build Author evil2002usna Views 5001
Cheap Ballscrew Ox CNC Router.
Build Author Teflon4 Views 10127
TZ C-Beam Machine Plate Maker
A Modified and augmented Ooznest C-Beam Machine Plate Maker.
Build Author Motions Views 28412
Charging Ox CNC Machine
A heavily modified Ox CNC build to replace SO2.
Build Author Dave Ashley Views 5358
My Second CNC
In short...this was a fun project.
Build Author mini li Views 5167
Textile machine bearing structures CNC engraving machine
With the textile machine bearing feel better strength, better durability 用纺织机轴承感觉强度要好一些，耐用性更好
Build Author Serge E. Views 44115
myOX : a 4' x 2' OX CNC with potential
This is the story of me building myOX - my version of the "ideal" OX. I want a machine which can 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 - 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