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Build Author HPB Views 9893
A simple XY laser engraver/cutter
A simple low-cost XY plane laser engraver/cutter inspired by the Much 4 laser build, with minimal parts and assembly time. Uses standard off the shelf components in almost 90% of the build with the exception of the axes motor and wheel mounts which need to be 3D printed.
Build Author Metalguru Views 6463
Big Ox Heavy Duty
A Heavy Duty version of the standard Big Ox build.
Build Author COMsulting Views 1075
1x1 Meter Laser Engraver
Building of a big open frame laser engraver.
Build Author mcp Views 1484
delta 3d printer kit
HE3D K200 kit build
Build Author Michael Views 45489
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 Ciprian Stingu Views 894
My 3D Printer
A DIY 3D printer. At beginning made from aluminium profiles, aluminium sheet and wood :)
Build Author Norm OKonek Views 1467
Large 3D printer 12"x12"x12" with heated bed
I want to have a printer to support senior projects. Also working on supporting 3D printing needs in the local community.
Build Author Gino Lanzi Views 2152
2 GANTRY CNC HOTWIRE MACHINE
A 2 independent gantry affordable hotwire machine.
Build Author PhotoSgt85 Views 1423
Large Delta Printer made from scrap 80/20
This printer will leverage scrap pieces around the shop to fulfill a single print's needs. It will use a combination of 80/20, OpenBuilds, and 3D printed parts.
Build Author techmod Views 3040
This is going to be a more or less detailed how to build BetterBot. Pictures and more (decent) text are to be added.
Build Author Linkreincarnate Views 754
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 PhotoSgt85 Views 5059
C-Beam Machine XL
Overview of my experience building the C-Beam Machine XL from OpenBuilds, along with updates as I move along and get it going. My application is for creating plates needed for lab functions, 19 rack bay covers, and whatever else arises.
Build Author Michael Forte Views 694
OX CNC Build
OX CNC built using the kit from SMW3D with a Smoothieboard 5 and external motor drivers.
Build Author Eclectic Hobbyist Views 928
Old Faithful...FDM/CNC machine
I've owned some pretty unreliable printers, and I'll leave it at that... This design comes from the need to have a 3D printer that is reliable, period. I didn't have the money for a several thousand dollar 3d printer with an equivalent build area so that was out of the question. Plus as a fledgling Engineer, I really wanted to blood myself on a project. And that's how Old Faithful came to be. A simple, reliable, rigid, durable machine. Made by me :) Also, it'll be tough enough for light CNC.
Build Author jamesdjadams Views 3359
C-Beam XL - TinyG - Aluminium Plate - Dewalt 611
C-Beam XL build using TinyG V8.
Build Author Thair.nl Views 1224
Plate Maker Plus
C-Beam Plate Maker with a larger size of the work area and electronics added.
Build Author Rick 2.0 Views 867
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 IndyMaker Views 3746
Ooznest Ox with 3D Printed Gantry Plates
Ooznest Ox with gantry plates and end caps 3D printed in ABS rather than aluminum.
Build Author beardyblair Views 9844
My build log of an adapted Sphinx design with additional height and a larger X and Y axis.
Build Author DazTheGas Views 13147
Been using the Ox now since 2015, so decided I should move on to C-Beam :-)
Build Author Bernie CLark Views 2189
C-Beam XXLarge "Laser "Tank""
A re-imagining of Dollarz81's XXL Tank in Laser form
Build Author TouchPadKing Views 805
1500mmx500mm Kossel Delta
Please, look over my build and make any recommendations you can think of! I haven't figured out how long my arms need to be yet. Nor have I done any shopping around to find better prices...
Build Author HenryCNC Views 2356
Desktop CNC machine
Stable solid, hope can cooperate with coolant in the future.
Build Author signzonepr Views 4507
HD c Beam CNC Router
24x32 Cnc Router, I used vSlot c Beam Extrusion and Wheels!
Build Author Jim F Views 1709
Basing this build on the C-Beam machine XL on the parts store, but added a few things to make it more like the C-Beam XXLarge "Tank" by Dollarz81. Going with the Dewalt 611 instead of a water cooled spindle at first. May change down the road. Using a Panucat Gradus M1 controller with BigFoot drivers.
Build Author Jim_H Views 4247
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 DazTheGas Views 12701
From where Mark left off from the Ox build I am going to film the whole process of customizing the Ox.
Build Author Hackscribble Views 15026
1000mm x 750mm OX with some planned enhancements. My first venture into CNC.
Build Author J. Nye Views 999
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 mikev Views 1240
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 Hytech2k Views 25220
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 Paul Stoller Views 7252
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 3372
OX based lead screw Machine
Initial design for my CNC mill\router based around C beams
Build Author dodgenet Views 1436
Budget 1500mm OpenBuilds V-Slot Deltabot Build
This 1500mm tall Delta is a work in progress. The triangle corners are water jetted from 1" 6061 Aluminum, and are welded to 1" square tubing. The 1500mm OpenBuilds 20x20 V-Slot extrusions are held into the corner brackets by two stainless steel set screws per bracket. This printer will need to be reinforced with wall brackets due to the combination of height/materials.
Build Author BeTrue3D Views 5437
High Quality CoreXY with focus on quality and optimized printarea versus physical size of the printer.
Build Author adambrum Views 1597
Slightly larger sphinx
Another C-Beam Sphinx but a little larger,
Build Author Tom West Views 2742
Hlidskjalf, CoreXYU (dual X-carriage)
Dual X-Carriage CoreXY. Not impossible, but probably the only one. Use the link to Thingiverse "Hlidskjalf" for parts and downloads.
Build Author Ronald van Arkel Views 7909
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 6783
Promoveo Study Builds
Build Author kylesmth Views 1314
Lead screw printer
High quality e3d parts with a minimalist design
Build Author Ken376 Views 687
Welded project cnc first try
Kind of hard to see in this pic now lining up drive s and finishing framework
Build Author Hytech2k Views 55430
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 kallibaba Views 995
Linear Rail for Dobot Magician
This is a simpel build of a Linear rail for the Dobot Magician.
Build Author Savvas Views 7591
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 Dollarz81 Views 4253
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 1205
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 1447
SUPER OX NEMA 34 1600 OZ Motors!!!
CNC OX 1500X3000
Build Author sgspenceley Views 1422
LinearRail - 3D Printer
I have re-purposed many of the parts from my Linear OX build. I'm using MGN 12 linear rails on all three axis, 5 start lead screws on the Z axis and I'm going to experiment with 5 start lead screw on the X axis. The frame plates are made from 1/8" laser cut mild steel, & open builds extrusion.
Build Author Jonathon Harms Views 1247
Schematix Ox-Metal Build
A build of Schematix's Ox-Metal design, with a 0.8kw watercooled spindle.
Build Author TronixMaker Views 1478
Another 3D Printer using OpenBuilds Hardware only
A light 3D printer made of OpenBuilds hardware only
Build Author Steven Sampson Views 5641
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 mikethebomber Views 4067
A humble first time attempt at building a 3d printer from scratch
Build Author Venturebit Views 974
SHRED-Buddy3D UPcycler - Open Source Multi Material Cutter&Pelletizer
The whole system is powered by 12V / DC power. Process it into Pellets or Granules to use it with your 3D Printer or Filament Extruder. Our self-developed steppermotor Controls allows you to optimally adjust Feedrate for your Situation. Forward, Backward and Stop is integrated for easy operation. The Speed can be continuously regulated via rotary switch.
Build Author peter28 Views 1467
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 2371
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 5282
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 Troy Proffitt Views 6286
Double D-Bot 400mm x 400mm x 600mm
Based on D-Bot but used more metal bracing / openbuild plates instead of plastic parts. Also size was increased.
Build Author FatGut Views 939
MY experience as a first time introduction to the CNC world!
Build Author James Hayes Views 2376
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 50434
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 Power Playground Views 1265
This is my own modified version of the D-Bot printer. I wanted to spec this printer to be able to print exotic materials at high accuracy with little to no compromises and maximum reliability.
Build Author Edgar Robles Views 1182
Sheethexapod works with basic mechanims as direct metal-metal links and joints, all movements can be done by a rc servomotor in this case towerpro model.
Build Author Jen Views 3586
My first OX build
This is the story of my experience building a 1000 x 750mm OOZNest OX CNC router
Build Author Aleksandar Views 4780
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 Cipta inovasi Views 1645
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 Silverrabbit2 Views 3265
Ooznest OX, Workbench, & Folding Table
An OX based unit with innovation surrounding it -- 9 drawers, workbench, folding CNC table, & portability.
Build Author Metalguru Views 2248
C-Beam XL with Aluminum Bed
C-Beam XL with v-slot aluminum bed for fixturing.
Build Author anigeek65 Views 10873
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 Giarc Views 2554
Another slight variation of Niko's Eggbot using Openbuilds V-slot and other 3d printed parts.
Build Author sebf34 Views 11315
OX Based cnc 3000 x 1500 Double belt
OX Based CNC
Build Author pinoaffe Views 1411
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 4934
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 1371
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 Jonathon Duerig Views 3837
CNC Glass Grinder
This is a 1-Axis CNC Glass Grinder. It uses a hobby grinder to miter a precise angle on the edge of a piece of glass.
Build Author Metalguru Views 2887
Small Laser Engraver Concept
Low cost Laser Engraver build using all off-the-shelf components.
Build Author Maxime Favre Views 3803
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 Moag Views 31127
C-Beam Machine XLarge
A rigid and wide format, plate and carving CNC.
Build Author crystaldragon141 Views 1820
Rostock TETRA V0
This is an experiment to build a Linear Delta Printer using four towers instead of three. Primary reasons: 1. Build area is roughly cubic vs roughly cylindrical 2. Greater speed and precision from additional control provided by fourth tower. 3. Symmetric kinematics from even number of towers.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 2774
MakerSL MSL-8 OB Vise
Small Machining Vise designed around 20x80 Openbuilds Rail System
Build Author MikeBardsley Views 3160
Fast, Large build area, CoreXY design
Build Author AK-Creation Views 2105
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 Iwan Müller Views 1967
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 P. ry Views 7873
Nox 1500mm x 1500mm C-Beam
C-Beam build using a double C-Beam for the X axis. 1500mm x 1500mm
Build Author Jose A. Molina Views 2150
Reborn as the Soccer Pitch for our Robot Spider Soccer game - Robotics/Maker Club Teaching Cart
The Soccer Pitch for our Robot Spider Soccer game
Build Author Krishnakumar Views 2385
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 15750
MyCNC(1000mm x 1500mm)
My CNC project
Build Author David Bunch Views 6337
Delta 3d Printer using 3/4" Electrical Metal Tubing (EMT) for Horizontals & 2060 V-Slot for the Verticals and adding a tetrahedron at the top.
Build Author Jose A. Molina Views 2502
Remote Controlled Robot Spider(Teaching Tool)
This Project is meant to teach introductory robotics and arduino styled micro-controllers to HS and MS students.
Build Author uran Views 4111
TesseractXY (MendelMax 1.5 version)
History about making 3d printer.
Build Author Joe 90 Views 3632
Schematix OX metal build
OX metal build from an noob
Build Author Mark Carew Views 55079
V-Slot™ Nema 17 Lead Screw / ACME Driven Actuators
Example model of lead screw driven actuators for your next project!
Build Author Mark Carew Views 48663
V-Slot™ 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 kev20009 Views 1948
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 5175
This Build Is Is Inspired By OOZ Nest CNC, But With Some Changes,
Build Author Ariel Yahni Views 6949
Modifying the K40 laser cuter stock gantry in favor of OpenBuilds superior and smoother movement. Also will provide me a better level control for easier beam alignment.
Build Author Martin Bogomolni Views 5027
Delta-Six ( Jerry426 variant )
Building a Delta-6 variant, using recycled parts from a WolfStock Delta printer.
Build Author slm222 Views 1206
Cheap linear rail set up for z-axis
A easy to do cheap upgrade for the z axis
Build Author Asaku Views 3500
Hi! This build is, or at least should be, a multipurpose box (mBOX). Due to limited space I want to build something that can serve multiple purposes such as 3d printing, 3d scan, plexiglass cutting and hopefully some milling too (both wood and metal). Switching between modes should involve switching heads and worksurface (change heatbed with a wood platform and viceversa). (for the scan part I'm thinking of integrating this opensource project into the frame: http://www.freelss.org/ )
Build Author ahayden Views 10392
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.