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Build Author Schematix Views 43755
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 Kyo Views 35310
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 Neil Rosenberg Views 56618
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 11163
The RAT. A form ply and aluminium hybrid.
A hybrid of form ply and aluminium. 835x1260x100mm working envelope.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 101362
C-Beam™ Machine - Plate Maker
This C-beam Machine is an in affordable CNC plate maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author Frank Steinhauer Views 12106
Design of a multifunctional CNC machine.
Build Author Robert Bailey Views 21367
FRANKINATOR -- My CNC Router Built Around The C-Beam Rail
I started this build about 2 weeks after the c-beam hit the store. I purchased a single bundle and ordered a TinyG to run it. where I work I have Hardware, Software and Mechanical engineers and they all got sucked into my project. they want one to do prototyping at the office, once they see mine...
Build Author winand Views 12747
YAOR (Yet Another Openbuilds Router)
Yet Another Openbuilds Router, my version :-)
Build Author Mark Carew Views 45984
Phlatprinter foam cutting CNC machines are awesome space saving mills that use a rotary axis as a sheet feed.
Build Author Jake Fry Views 6291
Another (Mostly) Stock OX
For my first Openbuilds project, I decided to put together an OX CNC Router.
Build Author ahayden Views 9027
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 Jestah Views 4038
Small Red OX
A small router for thin plate stock
Build Author Hytech2k Views 24882
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 richthorn Views 5057
I have been looking for a good solid kit to build off of for some time and when I saw the Ox buildlog I knew I had to have one. Ordered most of the pieces from Open Builds and started planning. Had a nice gentleman named Chris cut the required plates from 6061 aluminum for me (he sells them on eBay now if you're interested) and got to work.
Build Author Rakmup Views 19207
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 Serge E. Views 41531
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 edward siegel Views 5611
cnc plasma table
ive got most of the wire harness made up too im using Chinese electronics for now I will upgrade later when this thing makes me some cash lol im using a ibm think center to case to hold my electronics ive got a 25' parallel cable to put some distance between the table and the computer
Build Author Hackscribble Views 14665
1000mm x 750mm OX with some planned enhancements. My first venture into CNC.
Build Author GinoTheCop Views 16859
Building a larger C-BEAM CNC Machine with no previous experience.
Build Author Jasen Stengel Views 6735
GrOX (OX based router)
1000mm x 1500mm OX router using Openbuilds parts and plates by Chris Laidlaw
Build Author Julius Views 9564
OX Balls - 1605 Ballscrew Powered 1000mmx1000mmm OX derivative
1000x1000mm Ballscrew driven OX Derivative. Dewalt 611 spindle and TB6600 Drivers.
Build Author Laurence Carroll Views 7333
C-Beam Double X
Per the special notes its a variant of the C-Beam, Machine.... I have noticed that alot of people build a CNC router to cut parts for other larger CNC machines.. eg Delta Printers etc....plus this will enable me to cut parts for model RC plans UAV's etc...
Build Author SlyClockWerkz Views 10316
1000mm X 1500mm OX CNC -- Fiber/Garolite
Building the full size OX.
Build Author Justinat Views 3319
Router / Plasma Prototype Build
this is my first attempt at a CNC Table
Build Author Robert.sims Views 9137
What I want to build is a unit to: rout wood, plastic and occasional aluminium . to be able to swap cutters. i.e. drragknife, laser, router, drill
Build Author Joe Garritano Views 3043
Using criticall OpenBuilds components to upgrade the rigidity and reliability of an X-Carve 1000mm build.
Build Author Chris Anderson Views 6685
An OX build - little large than specs and plates 3D printed
Build Author chenderson Views 2104
CRH C-BEAM Router, steel capable
C-beam based CNC router using mostly openbuilds parts.
Build Author uwsdandt Views 1233
This is a build supported by Ooznest by a team of girls in Year 8 (12/13 years old) to machine model F1 cars for the F1 in Schools competition.
Build Author d0rk1e Views 4374
OXford (OX fortified)
150x75 cm OX with additional Y axis supports and hopefully a working double belt system
Build Author Dave420 Views 3541
Powder coated multi CNC Z Axis plasma adapter with Prox.
Powder coated multi CNC Z Axis plasma adapter with Proximity sensor. . It can also hold a 80mm Router head/Spindle as seen in my router build.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 8305
Phlatprinter MKII Foam Cutting Machine
Build Author Ronald van Arkel Views 10067
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 Jen Views 3263
My first OX build
This is the story of my experience building a 1000 x 750mm OOZNest OX CNC router
Build Author Paruk Views 13379
OX 1500 x 1000 mm
Build Author RSW Views 3044
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 inhan Views 7371
OPENBUILDS Korea (ROVO 1000)
I am very grateful to Mark Carew with passion and imagination. Therefore, the machine is good, but making the website there too daedanhaeseo The end of the same either way to invisible homework. Thank you for allowing openbuilds team submitted to the challenge once again for those with a passion that I feel like in Korea, I want to be a great help.
Build Author Dave Ashley Views 4138
Sketchup Design of a PVC CNC I Intend to build.
Build Start to begin Feb 1st.
Build Author Dave Hylands Views 4529
My build of the OX kit from SMW3D.com
Build Author Jesse Jenkins Views 5748
Hedron's build with Ooznest kit and Xylotex motors
A 3-axis flying gantry (4'x4') mechanical kit is assembled. A 3D printer is used to make cable chain for tidy and cheap wire management. A BeagleBone Black development platform with Machinekit software (LinuxCNC) is configured to control a Xylotex motor driver box connected to an Openbuilds Ox direct-drive pulley and belt motion system. A vacuum dust-collection system is designed, CNC-routed and installed. A steel table is made to mount the table onto.
Build Author mike125 Views 9435
Cheetah 1.1 CNC Router
I hope to have a working prototype built soon.
Build Author Catawissa_CNC Views 4458
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 Mark Carew Views 75178
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 Mark Carew Views 597760
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 Ronald van Arkel Views 24163
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 Dave420 Views 3103
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 Motions Views 26832
Charging Ox CNC Machine
A heavily modified Ox CNC build to replace SO2.
Build Author John J Talavera Views 11416
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 rpagewood Views 6810
C-beam Router rack and pinion
I want build a frame that is as sturdy as possibility while at the same time keeping it as compact as possible. working area will be approx 1200mm x 600mm
Build Author John J Talavera Views 4984
CNC FOR EVERYONE, THE DUCK!
www.cncforeveryone.com. the Duck is something that i think would be helpful in my shop since we already do cold casting.
Build Author Jovian Views 12458
Proteus is the Greek God of change. Besides the numerous aspect of 3D printing that this could relate to this machine like the god can change. The Build allows for an interchanging head that will allow different functionality to be quickly and easily adapted. So you could print clay, silicon, plastic, cut with a laser cutter or even attach a rotary tool
Build Author Kjell Views 2167
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 Ken376 Views 574
Welded project cnc first try
Kind of hard to see in this pic now lining up drive s and finishing framework
Build Author james adair Views 607
wanted large work area for laser etch/cuts more than spindle work.
Build Author Narvick Views 4359
CNC MILLING ROUTER
CNC MILLING ROUTER
Build Author Steve B Views 10244
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 kev20009 Views 5064
This Build Is Is Inspired By OOZ Nest CNC, But With Some Changes,
Build Author Garrettcompston Views 1111
My 2nd cnc build
My new build to upgrade from my worn out shapeoko
Build Author Steven Sampson Views 5400
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 upahill Views 2242
an 8x4 CNC Router based on the OX
Build Author Builder+Bob Views 1366
C-Beam Plate maker for My OX!
Build Author Nugz Views 8993
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 jkalberer41 Views 2523
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 Joey Selzler Views 5321
My JGro CNC becomes an OpenBuild Project
This is the story of my progression from the JGRO cnc router design to using the OpenBuild system. In the process I think I have learned some things about cnc routers and the accuracy required to make a good build.
Build Author BismarckDon Views 3017
Custom OX Build
Inspired by the original OX by Mark Carew, this is my Custom OX. Many small changes, additions, and upgrades. Build is in progress and this post will be updated regularly with photos. Enjoy!
Build Author beardyblair Views 7431
My build log of an adapted Sphinx design with additional height and a larger X and Y axis.
Build Author AndersFaust Views 6496
(R)OX CNC [FR/EN]
Another (R)OX CNC something like build, in French please ! Pics Heavy !
Build Author Duane Views 3085
Little Big OX
A complete CNC newbie is tackling a mighty challenge, Not only is he making a CNC router, He's going to try and upsize it.
Build Author john A Views 1273
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 PaulS Views 2612
McRouter 3 Axis CNC
I wanted to put together a medium size router using PTFE slides from McMaster-Carr. I've had great experience with these slides in long term continuous motion operations in industrial environments.
Build Author Charles Roseberry Views 2137
C-Beam basic package doubled in size.
Build Author mikev Views 1022
C-Beam Evolution MkII
The C-Beam Evolution is an evolving machine. The MkII is inspired by Kyo's C-Beam Spinx but currently uses my own design of plates made of 8mm acrylic (X-axis ends) and 6mm polycarbonate (Y axis ends). The plates were made on the MkI but I hope to be able to make 6mm aluminium plates on the MkII for the MkIII. Currently I am in the process of fitting the limit switches and adding motor wiring and cable chains
Build Author Rwetzler Views 3225
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 pinoaffe Views 1288
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 angelo Views 7120
TABLE OX Router/3D-Printer
Build Author JordanMoss Views 3187
OX based lead screw Machine
Initial design for my CNC mill\router based around C beams
Build Author SvenderMeister Views 3828
This is a cnc router with 3 axis and a kress 1050 motor. Its 140x120cm and a homebuild with your help!
Build Author signzonepr Views 3383
HD c Beam CNC Router
24x32 Cnc Router, I used vSlot c Beam Extrusion and Wheels!
Build Author David Brenner Views 2641
Large leveling platform to hold a 3hp router
Build Author PCBman Views 1663
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 Will Murphy Views 2703
Murphy OX-CNC Dreamin
I am in the design phase of my CNC. I would like to thank everyone who has placed resources on the site. I am using it to the up most! I will update as I continue the design and share my progress.
Build Author Eric Foster Views 3902
CoreXY Table with Symmetric Lead Screw Z axis, Build volume: 293mm x 290.75mm x 223.83mm
Build Author JWhitten Views 4810
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 Richard Bugland Views 4771
Heavy Inexpensive CNC
Acquiring a CNC has been on my list for some time now. This concept is a bare bones, upgradeable machine that will not require a complete rebuild when new parts become available. With a cutting surface over 36" square, this beast should be capable of creating its own parts. Lowering the price to make upgrading and making this contraption beefier, faster, and more precise.
Build Author Leon Style Views 2499
Easy build cnc router with t slot profile and nylon machined part
Build Author Chefson Views 1758
OX CNC Router
Ca fait 2 ans que je rêve d'une Fraiseuse CNC. Ni trop grande ni trop petite, sans avoir le budget pour en acheter une toute faite. Je suis artisan menuisier ébéniste et j'ai finalement décidé de la construire. Le projet OX m'a séduit, alors je me lance.
Build Author MikieLikesIt Views 4075
Cousin CNC OX Router
I hope to be able to cut out larger gantry plates with some modifications. I would like to do some 3D cuts in the near future. I've also read about doing some lithophane projects for Christmas.
Build Author lanciere Views 4042
Modified OX CNC Router (1000x750 mm)
An OX Router I'd like to modify to improve the frame rigidity and resolve some alignment problems
Build Author lee Coughanour Views 439
A work in progress
One of my first projects might be cutting proper plates.
Build Author RogueGeek Views 7915
Yet Another Ox Build
This build log will chronicle the construction of my oversize (1000mm X 1500mm) OX router.
Build Author Builder+Bob Views 2277
Builder Bob's CNC
Here is the consolidation of my woodworking shop, a CNC Router!
Build Author FatGut Views 850
MY experience as a first time introduction to the CNC world!
Build Author Rick 2.0 Views 692
Adjustable Router Guide Template
This project is an adjustable router guide template made with 20x60 V-slot. It was meant as a less expensive and more user friendly alternative to commercially available units.
Build Author Matt Nelson Views 5293
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 Anthony Bolgar Views 5236
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 Matt Barile Views 229
Fixed Gantry Welded Steel Router
Fully welded, fixed gantry CNC router, with chinese linear motion parts, in progress
Build Author Larry_AK Views 6865
Pretty much a straight OPENBUILDS OX that slowly getting some modifications.
Build Author Linkreincarnate Views 621
I have parts that are apparently not suited to a cnc router or a 3d printer. I am still trying to figure out what to make out of what I have,
Build Author sgspenceley Views 15978
Aluminium OX - Canada
Document my OX build process. I will also be sharing SolidWorks parts files & assemblies.
Build Author dougsnash Views 4351
Another OX CNC Router
An OX CNC router using Blue OX Solutions gantry plates, a Bosch Colt router, and most of the remaining parts coming from Openbuilds parts store. Table has about 22"x55" cutting capacity and I am planning on a combination T-Slot and vacuum hold down system.