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Build Author JP Warnke Views 5658
Warnke CNC Router
A blend of modular aluminum and steel bracketry built to yield fine cuts in hardwood and aluminum. An open table with a shiftable pin-fixture concept will allow the operator to shift longer than Y-travel work-pieces, such as doors, along the Y-axis of the table. This machine has a 44" (X) by 24" (Y) by 8" (Z) travel with water cooled VFD spindle motor, t-slot ext work table, cable carriers, side guards n dual y drives. Total weight (w/base-stand) is about 600lbs.
Build Author Giuliano M Views 30383
H-Bot CoreXY Cube
Build Author tomaspavlica Views 2825
blueprints here: https://github.com/tomaspavlica/cnc_pkb2
Build Author FancyKiddo Views 4132
Triangular CNC Milling Machine
A wonky build to eliminate slop on a long Z axis
Build Author Marc Gingras Views 2858
Table saw fence and guide
The idea was to build a proof of concept table saw fence similar to a thru-rip or accusquare fences which retail for 400$, with the added option to motorize the positioning.
Build Author Tomas F Uribe Views 2483
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 COMsulting Views 3812
1x1 Meter Laser Engraver
Building of a big open frame laser engraver.
Build Author Adam Filipowicz Views 3219
CNC Based on CBeam, with No custom Plates, and Z GANTRY
Build Author mcbuilder22 Views 6356
C-Beam "2" XLarge CNC Router
C-Beam 2XL CNC Router
Build Author Chris Anderson Views 12648
Openbuilds Co2 80w Laser Cutter
Co2 80 watt openbuilds laser cutter, 1200mm laser tube, 1500x1000x500mm dimensions. Build frame first and then panels to be added.
Build Author PhotoSgt85 Views 2734
FLSUN Kossel 3D printer
A brief write up of the making of the FLSUN Delta Kit. This kit is based on an open source design. I had a need for a 3D printer without the desire to dive into another project, so a kit was the obvious way to go. I already have a delta printer in the works and so this is more of a stop gap in the interim.
Build Author Giarc Views 20807
Lead Screw Driven Ox Derivative (850x1500)
Another build based on the original OX design with a cutting area will be about 26" (680mm) x 50" (1300mm) and driven by lead screws.
Build Author ymilord Views 15279
C-Beam Rigid - 'The Hog'
C-Beam Machine baseline build. DW618 Spindle. SuperPID. Gcode Controlled Mist Coolant. Rigid Work Surface. NEMA 23 (425oz-in) Leadshine 4 Axis Stepper Driver. LinuxCNC (MachineKit) Tool Touch Off Probe.
Build Author Glenn Weston Views 10019
"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 francesco pollina Views 2320
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 kallibaba Views 5945
Two color Drawmachine
GRBL, vvvv, drawbot, penchanger, custom plates
Build Author J-Wahl Dezign Views 2734
My little monster
Build Author recoush Views 2074
CoreXY 3D build one
an 8020 build with 1010 extrusion (1") Square tubing Rough size is 24x24x36 (600x600x900) The expected usable print area 21.5x21.5X32"roughly (510x510x760) An XY 3D printer with 3 extruders and 3 Z-axis 0.9 degree motors the table (Z-AXIS) will lift up to the XY Carriage on 3 12mm linear rod and 3 8mm Lead screw's Corexy designs complete and Z-axis build is started don’t have a 3D cad system yet so building my prototypes on a pcb layout tool
Build Author Keith Davis Views 17647
A quiet, 8inx8in build area, Cartesian printer with permanently level bed. This is a compact, solid, inexpensive printer that will reliably print any type filament for thousands of hours while you sleep, fish, or play ball in the park.
Build Author Gary Caruso Views 12191
OX Heavy Duty Build
OX Heavy Duty, using Chrisclub plates, for 2080 X-Y and C-beam Z
Build Author Keith Davis Views 14695
A Cartesian printer using bushings for the Z axis instead of wheels or linear bearings. The design also synchronizes two Z axis screws with a timing belt for a level lift. The ratio of the drive pulley and Z axis pulleys produce .005 lift per full step on a 200 step motor, eliminating layer resolution "drift" caused by microstepping.
Build Author nschreiber0813 Views 2007
Schreibotics Fabricator MkII
It all started after my prusa i3 build inspired me to experiment with resin 3D printers because I want to learn if they are worth it and if I can design my own printer.
Build Author Apothus Views 4639
Sphinx rigid XL
Rigid variant of the C-Beam sphinx platform
Build Author runninfarmer Views 3017
Mid range build.
Build Author SteamLabs Views 2482
Simple design with a large build volume - 450x450x450
Build Author Kyo Views 2922
3-Axis CNC Laser Engraver running grbl 1.1 in laser mode and Laserweb4.
Build Author antonyking Views 5814
3D PrintBot 500x500x500
Large scale True 500x500x500 build volume 3D printer.
Build Author Jonathon Duerig Views 1820
Chrysalis: An Enclosure for TAZ 6 3d Printers
Aluminum-framed enclosure for TAZ 6 3d Printer made with Makerlink.
Build Author Giuliano M Views 3844
CoreXY cube with 600x600x800 volume.
Build Author Limine3D Views 16189
Delta printer designed in sketchup and includes an adjustable bed.
Build Author Peter Van Der Walt Views 1802
The Almost Perfect 3 Way Mitre (with MakerLinks)
A quick and easy way to make a 3-way mitered corner using MakerLinks
Build Author Peter Van Der Walt Views 2124
The Almost Perfect 3 Way Mitre (with Angle Corner Connectors)
A quick and easy way to make a 3-way mitered corner using Corner Connectors
Build Author Rich Bowen Views 1727
WannaBe CNC - First time design and build
Design Change - Version 2.0 has a smaller foot print, custom gantry supports, and front and back covers. I will use standard V-Slot for gantry supports leaving me enough travel to manufacture the customer supports with this machine when completed. then update to final build. I also plan to install the controller into the front cover and power supply into the back cover. Should be nice and tidy.
Build Author quyngan Views 1766
DIY LED acrylic lamp
This is a simple lamp using only 2 LEDs & 2 AAA batteries.
Build Author MTO Views 1482
C-beam upgrades to my power tools
Just some repairs and upgrades to my drill press and mitre saw using c-beam.
Build Author Metalguru Views 2624
Dragon Too Plasma Cutter
A Benchtop Plasma Cutter Concept
Build Author WildBill Views 2332
C-Beam XL build
So for a summary its a great kit that was easy to build, could not be more happy.
Build Author Cleyton Alencar Views 2913
C-Beam Machine upgrade to 1000mm x 1000mm
This built is to convert an existing 500x500 C-Beam Machine into 1000x1000. Inspired by several builds including C-Beam Machine : (http://www.openbuilds.com/builds/c-beam%E2%84%A2-machine-plate-maker.2020/) and Gino's build : (http://www.openbuilds.com/builds/c-beam-gtc.3250/)
Build Author 3D Meister Views 1362
Camera slider with rotation prototype
I made a cam slider prototype with adjustable rotation to get experience for my CNC milled slider in planing.
Build Author evolver56k Views 1758
The Artist Formerly Known as Prints
Work in progress large volume CoreXY printer
Build Author pocovolvedor Views 2399
Soundproof case for Ox
Not much to say... Soundproofing box for noisy works... Build in MDF and 20 mm plexiglas. Very effective!!!
Build Author McAdam Views 1566
Need a catchy name - enlarging CNC
The aim of this build is to have a CNC that can cut a FULL sheet of wood when I need it to, but also shrink down and cut smaller sheets the rest of the time. The prototype is based on an OX cnc but soon it will be completely custom using Openbuilds Parts
Build Author J-Wahl Dezign Views 3266
1.4 meter tall build height, 300x410mm build plate cartesian
The original plan was to build a 3d printer with a 1200x1200 build platform with a 600mm build height. I was having issues getting ahold of a large enough borosilicate glass plate for the build so I decided to go for build height. I plan on using a smoothieboard for the controller. The build has currently slowed down. I was removing a broken drillbit from the linear rail mount, and it shattered and took out my eye. I am doing what I can when I can focus my eyes long enough for the build.
Build Author ToS Views 1576
3D Printer based upon 3d printed parts and open builds componets
Build Author boubouexpress Views 1914
Double trolley X and Z belt training
Total belt drive GT2
Build Author Matt Barile Views 1796
Fixed Gantry Welded Steel Router
Fully welded, fixed gantry CNC router, with chinese linear motion parts, in progress
Build Author Robert Huxford Views 1182
High Intensity Dive Light
Long duration , high intensity SCUBA dive light using Li-Po 18650 batteries and advanced circuitry.
Build Author Eric Kiser Views 4312
Live D-bot build at MRRF 2017 (Mar 25-26)
I will be attending the 2017 Midwest RepRap Festival (MRRF) with a small team of printer enthusiasts with a goal to fully assemble a Core-XY D-bot onsite during the event. This is our first attempt at building a D-bot and we will be learning things as we go. Our hope is to have the entire machine assembled, wired, and functional (at least to the setup and testing phase) before the end of the show. Please attend and watch us in person or visit our feed channel during/after the event.
Build Author Tom Dirriwachter Views 1604
3DS Cube 3 Modular Extruder
How to modularize the 3D Systems Cube 3 extruder nozzle.
Build Author lee Coughanour Views 1685
A work in progress
One of my first projects might be cutting proper plates.
Build Author Dmknerr Views 1379
Server Rack Printer
My first project build. Concept build to use an existing 7.5 ft tall server rack as the frame. This ptoject may never be completed.
Build Author RSW Views 2577
RSW's 3D Printer Build
I recently completed my C-Beam Plate Maker build ( http://www.openbuilds.com/builds/rsws-c-beam-build.4286/ ) and quickly got the build bug. I was looking for something to make with the new C-Beam and decided its time to venture into the 3D printer world. I can honestly say I have never been in the same room with a 3D printer, so this is going to be a learning experience. I spent some time browsing the 3D printer builds and finally decided to copy the Talos3D by AlexLee.
Build Author JamesL Views 2939
C-Beam Machine Build
This is my first CNC router build. I want to gain basic CNC building experience so I can go on to build other items such as a frosting or pancake printer.
Build Author GinoTheCop Views 21602
Building a larger C-BEAM CNC Machine with no previous experience.
Build Author maverickccie Views 6096
D-BOT With Mods
What a way to learn about 3D printing
Build Author Garrettcompston Views 2338
My 2nd cnc build
My new build to upgrade from my worn out shapeoko
Build Author gazingm42 Views 2829
1000mm X 1000mm with tinyg
1000mm X 1000mm overhead cnc machine
Build Author Lumberjack Engineering Views 5374
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 Anthony Bolgar Views 3236
Spindle cooling setup
Cooling system for water cooled spindle.
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 6715
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 LarsTveito Views 3662
Ox Stainless with ballscrews
Ox Stainless with ballscrews for motion, nema 23 steppers, LInuxcnc for control software. Using basic parts for frame from Makersupplies, and the rest sourced from ebay. Building a small router hoping it will be able to cut aluminum with decent results.
Build Author inhan Views 14932
openbuilds rovo c-beam (700*1000)(1000*1000)한국오픈빌드.
Open the build will create open and sharing. 오픈빌드는 만들고 오픈하고 공유합니다.
Build Author PhotoSgt85 Views 4460
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 taratata2016 Views 2025
Panther 3D printer
After use of the i3 Prusa 200x200x180, the volume increases to 300x300x450 on the V-Slot and driven by a Megatronics V3
Build Author noursbricoleur Views 8367
in construction ! chassis vslot 80x20 & 20x20 & 60x80 (Z) home made plates with whells polycarbonate build volume environ, 750x300x200 2 ed3d v6 volcano nozzles 0.8mm & 0.6 + titan extrudeurs rumba bord + auto levelling ip camera home made heat bed aluminium 5mm + glass + heat air chamber 6 doors plexiglass......
Build Author chenderson Views 4195
CRH C-BEAM Router, steel capable
C-beam based CNC router using mostly openbuilds parts.
Build Author Don Crawford Views 2747
Table Saw Fence
Trying to build a low cost table saw fence using v-wheels
Build Author Jose A. Molina Views 3317
Roberta Clementine's first daughter printer Alice Clementine!
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 1631
Air assist/fume collector for Diode Laser Engraver
This is a work in progress
Build Author schwabelectronics Views 2708
Vertical Drill Mill
Mill drill using a dremel and some 3d printed parts
Build Author djKaldor Views 6315
KALΔIS OPEN SLA
Modular easy to adjust scale of the entire build Tablet/LCD monitor SLA 3d Printer.
Build Author seedorff Views 2777
This is my OX. There are many like it, but this one is mine. My OX is my best friend. It is my life. I must master it as I must master my life.....
Build Author Kyo Views 1757
C-beam Delta Printer
Large scale delta robot using c-beam as the core frame component.
Build Author Makerparts Views 1545
DIY Multi Row Nodal Point Spherical Panorama Head
DIY Pano Head
Build Author Kevon Ritter Views 4528
Yet another Sphinx
Here's my Sphinx with a few slight modifications.
Build Author Mike Hake Views 1192
Epoxy dispenser, to apply non-conductive epoxy to electronic board.
Epoxy dispenser, 2nd one, first one works great. Uses HMI to allow for operator to pull up files for different jobs. 9 prox sensors, Eot and home on all 3 axis. High quality nema23 motors with intergrated drives from applied motion. Uses programmable router for drives.
Build Author james adair Views 1134
wanted large work area for laser etch/cuts more than spindle work.
Build Author seedorff Views 1182
A simple made hideaway for ugly electronics
Build Author RSW Views 4860
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 Anthony Bolgar Views 824
Clock repair stand
Open source clock movement stand
Build Author HPB Views 14012
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 7380
Big Ox Heavy Duty
A Heavy Duty version of the standard Big Ox build.
Build Author mcp Views 1881
delta 3d printer kit
HE3D K200 kit build
Build Author Michael Views 48138
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 1413
My 3D Printer
A DIY 3D printer. At beginning made from aluminium profiles, aluminium sheet and wood :)
Build Author Norm OKonek Views 2451
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 2773
2 GANTRY CNC HOTWIRE MACHINE
A 2 independent gantry affordable hotwire machine.
Build Author PhotoSgt85 Views 1989
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 3963
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 1076
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 5895
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 Eclectic Hobbyist Views 1542
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 4310
C-Beam XL - TinyG - Aluminium Plate - Dewalt 611
C-Beam XL build using TinyG V8.
Build Author Thair.nl Views 1553
Plate Maker Plus
C-Beam Plate Maker with a larger size of the work area and electronics added.
Build Author Rick 2.0 Views 1365
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 5105
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 11603
My build log of an adapted Sphinx design with additional height and a larger X and Y axis.
Build Author Bernie CLark Views 3031
C-Beam XXLarge "Laser "Tank""
A re-imagining of Dollarz81's XXL Tank in Laser form
Build Author TouchPadKing Views 1259
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...