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Build Author Kyo Views 50402
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 44280
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 openhardwarecoza Views 37038
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 Rob Taylor Views 14809
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.
Build Author Mohammed Iskandarani Views 12659
CO2 60 -130 WATT LASER ENGRAVING/CUTTING CNC WITH DSP AWC608 CONTROLLER
LASER ENGRAVING DIY 60 WATT
Build Author Savvas Views 8606
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 Rakmup Views 22845
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 M^3 Views 13148
M Cubed CNC Mill
A no-nonsense CNC mini mill to get the job done.
Build Author openhardwarecoza Views 19580
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 Serge E. Views 43723
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 UltiBots Views 11473
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 inhan Views 14623
openbuilds rovo c-beam (700*1000)(1000*1000)한국오픈빌드.
Open the build will create open and sharing. 오픈빌드는 만들고 오픈하고 공유합니다.
Build Author Yoshiya Arii Views 19132
V-Slot Laser cutter and engraver
The Smart Laser Mini is an open source such as use Raspberry pi. Easy to assemble type of desktop laser cutter and engraver. Also we used V-slot
Build Author Gerrald Views 2248
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 tonkajeep34 Views 11576
DIY GoPro Camera Slider
A compact portable DIY camera slider for time lapse photography using a GoPro.
Build Author kev20009 Views 2312
MY NEW CNC
This build is not based on the ox, but got my ideas and inspiration from my first build,
Build Author uran Views 5025
TesseractXY (MendelMax 1.5 version)
History about making 3d printer.
Build Author Lumberjack Engineering Views 5097
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 Robert Hummel Views 109487
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 31024
890KV OX RC spindle
This build is intended as a light alternative to the Dremel rotary tool.
Build Author Robert Hummel Views 9013
DIY anodizing power supply
How to make your own anodizing power supply on a budget
Build Author Kyo Views 2616
3-Axis CNC Laser Engraver running grbl 1.1 in laser mode and Laserweb4.
Build Author Nugz Views 9560
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 beardyblair Views 11316
My build log of an adapted Sphinx design with additional height and a larger X and Y axis.
Build Author MuchoBurrito Views 1447
Reusing parts to build a CNC - planning stage
Build Author Beam Views 1383
DIY Flywheel Camera Slider
My take on a non affordable slider.
Build Author Greg Lampman Views 3690
C-Beam Intro to CNC
Build log for my first CNC machine, a C-Beam Plate Maker
Build Author francesco pollina Views 2129
FFF 3D printer 2x2x2m
The 3D printer will be able to print 2x2x2m components and not just in PLA or ABS. It's not just a DIY printer but I'm trying to apply engineering formulas to make it. I'm going to apply the state of art for 3D printing and scannering existing.
Build Author Cipta inovasi Views 2147
laser gantry use mini v end block my own design
i always make laser cutting machine, but when i see openbuilds, this can make more cheap gantry for make laser cutting.
Build Author Hytech2k Views 4053
Micro Ox 2 x 2
Micro Ox Build
Build Author JWhitten Views 5205
Our OX CNC Router Project
Our version of the OX, a Cartesian CNC Router Build. 1,500 mm Y-Axis, 1,000 mm X-Axis, 300 mm Z-Axis - Lots of Fun!
Build Author THE LINK Views 215
2020 First build.
Probably cheapest DIY build youl see.
Build Author Tomas F Uribe Views 2303
2 1/2 axis CNC chassis. Convertible to plasma, 3D printer and welder. Currently used as router. Plotting table dim: X axis 620 mm, Y 650 mm, Z 100 mm. Created for teaching purposes, open source license, currently used for engraving ukiyo-e wood plates and printmaking
Build Author tomaspavlica Views 2520
blueprints here: https://github.com/tomaspavlica/cnc_pkb2
Build Author Christer Langley Views 7009
My first Build with V-slot
Build Author Michael.M Views 971
This is a Kyo Sphinx CNC Router build. The working area will be 600mm x 400mm.
Build Author AK-Creation Views 2487
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 quyngan Views 1674
DIY LED acrylic lamp
This is a simple lamp using only 2 LEDs & 2 AAA batteries.