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Build Author Mark Carew Views 596422
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 Kyo Views 35035
A strong desktop cnc router that will enable you to make larger aluminium plates without taking up to much room. Simple, strong and opensource ! Build one today..
Build Author Robert Hummel Views 40829
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 GinoTheCop Views 16635
Building a larger C-BEAM CNC Machine with no previous experience.
Build Author Schematix Views 43250
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 Martin.Barfoed Views 41977
Large format 1200X1500mm OX Build using Stainless Steel plates, dual belt configuration. Limit switches is a mix of micro switches and NPN Proximity switches. Electronics based on parallel break out board, Long Motor Stepper drivers (Chinese stuff) and motors controlled by Mach3. Spindel will be Kress 1050.
Build Author Robert Hummel Views 102211
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 Robert Hummel Views 29630
890KV OX RC spindle
This build is intended as a light alternative to the Dremel rotary tool.
Build Author Ryan Lock Views 64066
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 Mark Carew Views 75034
ROUTY CNC Router (V-Slot Belt & Pinion)
A cool little CNC router build that uses the V-Slot belt & pinion drive and stock parts.
Build Author semperfikurt Views 10888
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 Robert Hummel Views 17098
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 Mark Carew Views 101106
C-Beam™ Machine - Plate Maker
This C-beam Machine is an in affordable CNC plate maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author ahayden Views 8853
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 Hytech2k Views 54149
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 Savvas Views 7301
C-Beam Lead Screw CNC Mountain
I’m making a desktop CNC machine based on the C-Beam platform. It will be driven by Tr8 Lead Screws, and initially made from 12mm birch ply plates.
Build Author Motions Views 26789
Charging Ox CNC Machine
A heavily modified Ox CNC build to replace SO2.
Build Author Hackscribble Views 14641
1000mm x 750mm OX with some planned enhancements. My first venture into CNC.
Build Author Serge E. Views 41439
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
Build Author sebf34 Views 10103
OX Based cnc 3000 x 1500 Double belt
OX Based CNC
Build Author MattiasN Views 15360
MyCNC(1000mm x 1500mm)
My CNC project
Build Author Paul Stoller Views 7042
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 beardyblair Views 7376
My build log of an adapted Sphinx design with additional height and a larger X and Y axis.
Build Author Glenn Weston Views 7181
"The Moagie Mill" My C-Beam XLarge
My Experiences building the C-Beam X Large. Maybe you can pick up a few pointers from my ramblings and experiences if you are considering building this machine.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 39910
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 alex_b Views 5554
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 Mark Carew Views 45920
Phlatprinter foam cutting CNC machines are awesome space saving mills that use a rotary axis as a sheet feed.
Build Author Ronald van Arkel Views 24083
Routy GT2 290 BSX CNC Router, Low Cost and Good!
The Routy GT2 300 BSX CNC Router is a Low Cost CNC build. It performs the same as the larger Routy's from OpenBuilds but doesn't break the bank!
Build Author Steven Bloom Views 17051
This is my first CNC build. The Sea-OX is a machine built out of three 1000mm C-Beams. I plan to have a Y length of 1000mm and a X length of 650mm. The Z should have the ability to move approximately 100mm.
Build Author James Gao Views 12055
An OX-inspired mini desktop mill. Designed in OpenSCAD, these parts are fully parametric and can be customized to your liking.
Build Author winand Views 12733
YAOR (Yet Another Openbuilds Router)
Yet Another Openbuilds Router, my version :-)
Build Author Matt Nelson Views 5263
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 Peter Oakes Views 16300
The Bull Dog, A RoverCNC OX based 1500mm x 1500mm CNC - Tutorial build
I have based this build on the OX build so I will not be going into too much detail of specefic assembly modules as they asre so well covered by Mark Carew already, but will go through the complete build on video. I will be addig additional tutorials on steppers and the other electronic parts as needed though as this project is sponsored by RS Components in the form of most of the Electronics and this is also the key focus of my YouTube channel www.youtube.com/c/thebreadboardca.
Build Author John Mueller Views 9261
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 dougsnash Views 24650
Rotary Axis OX Derivitive
A Rotary Axis CNC router based on the OX CNC Router
Build Author openhardwarecoza Views 19729
Plasma cutter - 608 on steel tube version
CNC Plasma cutter: 608ZZ on steel square tube linear rollers Welded frame HDT2-15 Belt Drive Tradeweld Cut-40 Plasma cutter with converted hand torch Virtual Torch Height Control through inductive probing - open source electronics project
Build Author AK-Creation Views 1969
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 Joe 90 Views 3362
Schematix OX metal build
OX metal build from an noob
Build Author Steve B Views 10216
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 SlyClockWerkz Views 10282
1000mm X 1500mm OX CNC -- Fiber/Garolite
Building the full size OX.
Build Author UltiBots Views 9389
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 Jon Norris Views 7751
I'm building a machine specifically for doing 4th axis work on woodwind instruments.
Build Author Michael Views 43570
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 mytechno3d Views 7253
Plasma cutting table
This is our plasma cutting table , based on the famous OX CNC . Can cut up to 15 mm ( steel , stainless , aluminium ) with a really good accuracy and at a really high speed .
Build Author Julius Views 9437
OX Balls - 1605 Ballscrew Powered 1000mmx1000mmm OX derivative
1000x1000mm Ballscrew driven OX Derivative. Dewalt 611 spindle and TB6600 Drivers.
Build Author Hytech2k Views 24841
Triple Shot R-P-M Area 51 CNC Parts
We wanted to create a rapid prototyping machine with excellent 3D printing, laser cutting and engraving, and light CNC router work capabilities.
Build Author alex_b Views 6696
RONIN OX | The G10/Carbon Fiber Hogger
The Ronin OX is a dedicated fiber composite milling machine. I give a complete in-depth article on how to take a nearly stock OX build and easily turn it into something that can mill carbon fiber and G10 plate effectively and quickly.
Build Author anigeek65 Views 9985
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 Neil Rosenberg Views 56510
The Frog: CNC Router
Frog CNC Router. Inspired by OX and "Routy". 24"x36" active working area, approx. 3" usable Z motion.
Build Author Slewratesarego Views 11011
The RAT. A form ply and aluminium hybrid.
A hybrid of form ply and aluminium. 835x1260x100mm working envelope.
Build Author jamesdjadams Views 2366
C-Beam XL - TinyG - Aluminium Plate - Dewalt 611
C-Beam XL build using TinyG V8.
Build Author Jestah Views 4033
Small Red OX
A small router for thin plate stock
Build Author Lumberjack Engineering Views 2125
SOLAC: Space Optimized LAser Cutter
The Space Optimized LAser Cutter is a 40 watt CO2 laser cutter that supports a maximum part volume of 24" x 16" x 6.25". It consists of a V-slot frame + brackets/mounts designed to be 3D printed on a consumer desktop printer. Total cost of the machine is ~ $1,400 USD.
Build Author robbell Views 7322
OX-Based Self-Contaned HVLP Spray Booth
A CNC HVLP spray booth based on OX.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 8292
Phlatprinter MKII Foam Cutting Machine
Build Author Ronald van Arkel Views 10056
Routy GT2 300 BSX CNC Router
This is the first project that I would like to share with you. I know the build looks familiar and it is; it’s based on kram242´s Routy. Work area is 300*500*55 mm and is NEMA17/GT2 belt driven.
Build Author RSW Views 2980
RSW's C-Beam Build
I built a CNC Router using 3/4 MDF, 1/8 aluminum angle for bearing races and various other odds and ends. I learned a lot about how not to build a CNC router. I found Openbuilds.com and decided to build a C-Beam for my first build. The long term idea is to use this machine to build custom plates for and OX type machine and a 3d printer.
Build Author Jim_H Views 3888
Jim's C-Beam Machine Build
This machine is fantastic. Teamed up with Fusion 360, Inkscape, and GrblPanel, I'm well on my way towards making at least one Christmas gift this year. I had some frustrating times during the build, mainly with getting everything to go together square, but overall it was fun. I can see that I'm going to need to be a bit creative in order to max out the work area for this machine so that I can produce the product I bought it for, but it will be able to do so much more for me as well.
Build Author Bridge Port Views 2299
CNC Line Boring Machine
This is a CNC Line Boring Machine for our cabinet shop. It drills the holes every 32 mm for the adjustable shelf pins in the cabinet side pieces. I chose this option over purchasing a multi-head boring machine that requires 11 drill bits - Left & Right hand twist - that also requires a lot of strength to plunge that many drill bits into the wood to be drilled.
Build Author Iwan Müller Views 1835
Controlbox for a CNC Router
A Controlbox for my CNC-Router, containing stepper-drivers, Planet-CNC MK3 Controller and a Controlpanel with joysticks.
Build Author Steve B Views 7896
A small, quiet and clean desktop CNC designed for fine cutting.
Build Author Dave Ashley Views 4884
My Second CNC
In short...this was a fun project.
Build Author M^3 Views 12104
M Cubed CNC Mill
A no-nonsense CNC mini mill to get the job done.
Build Author Aleksandar Views 3898
Currently I have Velleman/3Drag K8200 modified and CNC machine self built and wanted to use both to make new 3D printer. After looking at different designs I liked Voron a lot and have decided to go that way. Currently I have ordered majority of parts and build shall start soon. I don't plan to rush it as I am usually 2 months home and 2 off.
Build Author David the swarfer Views 7508
The Nguni - an OX variant
A modified OX with more X clearance, MDF plates, vacuum table
Build Author UltiBots Views 4445
Machined Aluminum MagBall Carriages
Machined Aluminum MagBall Carriages
Build Author inhan Views 12382
openbuilds rovo c-beam (700*1000)(1000*1000)한국오픈빌드.
Open the build will create open and sharing. 오픈빌드는 만들고 오픈하고 공유합니다.
Build Author John J Talavera Views 11401
CNC FOR EVERYONE!
This build was very complex due to the fact I wanted to create a low cost larger than normal CNC. I did not want a MDF or plastic body. I wanted it to be able to do more than most CNC routers this size on the market.
Build Author PhotoSgt85 Views 2670
Desktop PCB Maker
With the focus always on larger builds I wanted to focus on a desktop PCB milling machine that fulfills the average users desktop needs at an entry level cost. Design considerations will allow expandable capabilities to include 3D printing and any other functions a small form Cartesian robot can perform. The current iteration has a desktop footprint of approximately 15.5" X 14.5".
Build Author roseundy Views 2342
A larger version of the OX.
Build Author Jake Fry Views 6278
Another (Mostly) Stock OX
For my first Openbuilds project, I decided to put together an OX CNC Router.
Build Author Martin Skov Nielsen Views 2138
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 Rigga11 Views 2135
This is my CNC build. My goal is to have fun and learn some new things.
Build Author The Dude Views 5654
Flexible Axis Revolving Tool-holder
Drag knife and pen holder which mounts in spindle collet.
Build Author kev20009 Views 5057
This Build Is Is Inspired By OOZ Nest CNC, But With Some Changes,
Build Author Steven Sampson Views 5380
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 Nugz Views 8977
Angus : A Slightly "Beefier" OX
This is where I will share my attempt at building a slightly "beefier" OpenBuilds OX CNC Machine using commonly available parts in the spirit of OPENBUILDS and Open Source in general. I have a tendancy to over-build things so I will be balancing that tendacy against budget constraints and common sense as much as possible.
Build Author Chris Anderson Views 6674
An OX build - little large than specs and plates 3D printed
Build Author Motions Views 11052
Screaming Ox CNC Machine
Big brother of the Charging Ox CNC machine.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 26065
V-Slot™ Nema 23 Linear Actuator Build (Lead Screw)
Learn to build a super strong nema 23 lead driven linear actuator
Build Author Jen Views 3233
My first OX build
This is the story of my experience building a 1000 x 750mm OOZNest OX CNC router
Build Author Bmoz Views 9208
Ox with Gecko Controller and CNC Linux
This build is the documentation of someone with no experience building the OX cnc machine with a Gecko G540 controller and CNClinux
Build Author cureac Views 11505
Homemade plasma cnc
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 5194
L'FOX - Large Format OX deriviative. Designed and built by Revision 13 Prototypes
This build is for a testing rig to use while testing out different controller boards and CAM software for milling and routing. It is in the early stages, planning is complete, parts are ordered. Awaiting parts delivery to start build. Please not the BOM only covers parts from the OpenBuilds part store. I will be posting the other required items very shortly.
Build Author John Meikrantz Views 7265
Another build based on the venerable OX. xPRO CNC controller, and a few extras.
Build Author stargeezer Views 4744
OXilla - a 3ft x 3ft CNC Router/Mill - Goals are strength, power and speed
This will be an ongoing log as I build this machine. Name change by popular demand - at least a couple of us. :)
Build Author RandyF Views 1074
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 mike125 Views 9423
Cheetah 1.1 CNC Router
I hope to have a working prototype built soon.
Build Author evildean Views 5834
OX-SUMO, SUMO-OX, OXSUMO?
One meter square. Short and stout.... reminds me of a Sumo Wrestler. A temporary and adjustable configuration I have devised to cut my own plates. I have kicked around ideas for about a year and the C-Beam extrusion has made this attempt to realize my ideas irresistible. This is just one step towards bigger and better things!
Build Author AndersFaust Views 6475
(R)OX CNC [FR/EN]
Another (R)OX CNC something like build, in French please ! Pics Heavy !
Build Author Teflon4 Views 9081
TZ C-Beam Machine Plate Maker
A Modified and augmented Ooznest C-Beam Machine Plate Maker.
Build Author Metalguru Views 2669
Dragon Portable CNC Plasma Cutter
A small portable CNC Plasma Cutter with some unique features
Build Author Gerrald Views 1392
This build is to show what's possible as well with openBuilds! I use a single ArduinoMega and 5 separate stepper drivers (A4988). The LEDs are all NeoPixels. Collision 'detection' is all done within the code, so the endstops are only sensors I use in this build. I'm a self-employed video-artist and this is my first installation which just needs power and it runs (where I'm quite proud of). Normally my interactive installations take a long setup time, so this installation is a relief :)
Build Author Eric Foster Views 3862
CoreXY Table with Symmetric Lead Screw Z axis, Build volume: 293mm x 290.75mm x 223.83mm
Build Author nlfawcett Views 8024
Longhorn OX (Under Construction and In Progress)
I ran across the OX and knew it was the one I wanted to build. Some of the things I wanted to include was make it bigger and a little more solid than what the original plans called for. So here is where I am at so far. It will have a cutting area of 48" x 48". The waste board support frame will have more support rails. The Y axis will have (3) 20mm x 60mm rails instead of the original (2) that is called for. 1/4" aluminum OX plates. And a few more odds and ends.
Build Author zelos Views 7829
ZelosLaser Engraver/Cutter 2.0 : Sturdy & Versatile
Zelos Laser Cutter Version 2.0 GRBL Shield with Nema 17 motors. 2 Watt laser for cutting and fine grayscale pictures built very sturdy and modular
Build Author Kermareg Views 11370
[EN] 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. [FR] Construction d'une CNC basée sur l'OX pour des usages multiples. Deux modes principaux sont prévus : l'impression 3D et l'usinage via une defonceuses. Le mode usinage permettra à l'avenir de placerune tête laser pour effectuer quelques gravures simples. Une version française : http://kermareg.be/?page_id=103
Build Author motopreserve Views 5792
Persnickety Plate Maker
My very first attempt at a CNC build. Based on the OpenBuilds C-Beam Machine, small tweaks will be made to tailor it for my goals: machining G10, aluminum & some carbon fiber for use with multirotor and motorcycle parts. I am looking forward to the day when I am comfortable enough to bring the ideas in my head to the tip of the end mill in a smooth fashion...
Build Author cureac Views 7818
CNC Rotary Table Rotational Axis, A Axis B Axis 4th 5th Axis CNC Dividing Head
This is my first major project.