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Build Author Mark Carew Views 3031
OpenBuilds ACRO System
The OpenBuilds ACRO System was developed to be the most accurate and cost effective positioning system in its class. The ACRO System incorporates the OpenBuilds V-Slot system and, therefore, has the unique ability to expand to multiple sizes creating a size configuration custom to your needs. Choose the size that best fits your workshop. This versatile system allows for precise positioning of many different mountable tools and attachments.
Build Author stephen cia Views 4682
3D printer with 7 drivers, compact, dual extruder, no CNC part. All Openbuilds and 3D printed part. This is purely experimental.
Build Author Dangatech Views 215
C beam machine (with larger T-slot platform)
Larger, more rigid build plate C beam machine
Build Author Bradles Views 864
Linear Rail derivative with ball screw
basic start to design of cnc machine
Build Author Polymergraphy Views 895
Skyggen 3D Printer
GT2 belt-driven Cartesian 3D Printer on an OpenBuilds Extrusion gantry, developed through Autodesk Fusion 360.
Build Author Michael.M Views 5107
This is a Kyo Sphinx CNC Router build. The working area will be: I'm not sure yet.
Build Author openhardwarecoza Views 39728
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 Jason Harding Views 549
Mobile bed cnc machine, first build
Currently i am reworking the frame still with current available parts just going to buy material to make the y and the z axis from openbuilds. The x axis is now going to be mobile similar to a 3d printer style.
Build Author JWhitten Views 2710
Build #2 - Bigger & Stronger
This is my latest project. I'm building a new CNC router to be bigger in cutting envelope (1500mm x 3000mm / approx 5 by 10 ft).
Build Author Metalguru Views 443
Yet another build of an improved C-Beam Machine, improving stiffness, size, versatility, and strength without increasing costs much.
Build Author Savvas Views 750
Halloumi CNC Machine - Acetal Plates
I built the original machine using plywood plates, and always intended to upgrade those parts to more durable ones. I decided to go with acetal as it's a lot easier to cut than aluminium. I used fusion 360 to model and rebuild the original machine. Once I have assembled everything and feel confident it all works I will release the plate designs here.
Build Author DA_Spec Views 793
Heavy duty C Beam
a 1000mm x 1500mm CBeam build with hgr20 hiwin rails 600w er16 spindle
Build Author Puddin Views 2053
100w Laser Cutter Build Log
I rebuild my 2 meter tall 3D printer into a 100w laser cutter
Build Author PatrickB Views 1352
The goal is to have a relatively strong CNC to be able to cut alu. Working space will be around 800x350x100mm.
Build Author Spiffcow Views 2557
Large inexpensive build that can cut a 4x8 ft sheet with room to spare. Can be built using only a 3D printer and standard parts -- no special CNC'd plates required.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 51838
C-Beam™ Linear Actuator Build
Here are a few helpful C-Beam actuator ideas that will help you get a start on your builds
Build Author JP Warnke Views 6320
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 JimB828 Views 370
This build will be based on the C-Beam Plate Maker, with additional changes based on other builds and ideas.
Build Author SamKircher Views 2248
C-Beam Sphinx Vacuum
A modified 1000x1000 Sphinx, with a built in vaccum table.
Build Author PhotoSgt85 Views 464
Modular Controller PCBs
This is a build still in the prototype stage. The initial design is being used to control a 4 axis sample change, but the PCBs when finalized will be able to be adapted as a convenient way to wire stepper (or eventually hybrid stepper) drivers to which ever controller you happen to be using. Current developments center around an Arduino Mega, although more interfaces are planned in the future. The main design centers around the use of Phoenix Connectors.
Build Author Daryl Eden Views 382
C beam Larger and Stronger
My first build based on the original C beam Sphinx. I’m not sure at this point what the final size will be. I have the parts from the c beam Sphinx and extra beams and lead screws to build up to 1000mm x 1000mm.
Build Author dogmeatk Views 4515
Dogmeat's Custom C-Beam XL
I love the C-Beam XL concept, this build is my custom version with the goal of increasing rigidity for metal milling.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 119230
C-Beam™ Machine - Plate Maker
This C-beam Machine is an in affordable CNC plate maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author Moag Views 39779
C-Beam Machine XLarge
A rigid and wide format, plate and carving CNC.
Build Author Scotty Orr Views 622
QuorXZ: A String-driven, Core XZ Printer
The QuorXZ doesn't magically appear. It's gestation takes time, careful attention, and requires many parts. However, when it is ready, a magical, mechanical instrument is born....(and when you finally say its name, it sounds a little bit like "corks").
Build Author Mark Carew Views 19454
This OpenBuilds Mini Mill is a great go-to desktop sized CNC milling plate / part maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author Mark Carew Views 677587
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 Trunkmonky Views 1487
Another OX, but this one is MINE :-)
OOZNEST Style OX machine with 3D printed panels
Build Author Savvas Views 9964
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 Andrew Helsel Views 3654
MiniMill with DW611 and SmoothieBoard 4x v1.1
Build Author changedsoul Views 683
First CoreXY Build
First CoreXY. Simple Square build, hopes for faster movements.
Build Author DaveStewart Views 1341
Small C-Beam Plate Maker With Remote Login & Operation
C-Beam Plate cutter with Raspberry Pi V3, Arduino Mega2560 and Camera. Remote login & operation via SSH with cnc.js server, mjpg server on the Pi.
Build Author JimB828 Views 2349
A horizontal-router CNC using openbuilds parts geared toward routing out mortise and tenon joinery; or any other end grain work on wood.
Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 52211
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 Greg Lampman Views 4717
C-Beam Intro to CNC
Build log for my first CNC machine, a C-Beam Plate Maker
Build Author GeoffH Views 819
c-beam XLarge with ZLarge
XLarge with ZLarge
Build Author Huub65 Views 2844
My C Beam - NEMA 17 - GRBL- Arduino project
Cbeam machine. Using small stepper motors (NEMA 17) and Arduino controller. Try to get this working in de upcoming month.
Build Author Cornerspace Views 648
C Beam CNC+Laser
You will be following the assembly of the mechanical kit and how i integrate the electronics into the final build.
Build Author Jay Lytle Views 793
Stock CNC Router
This is my first CNC router, so be kind on the criticism. I'm still learning. Not an engineer, and not a machinist so I am having to research and learn aspect from both of those areas of study!
Build Author Ryan James Views 4870
A smaller version of a standard D-bot. Smaller to fit better in my workable area and to fit my vision for the printer.
Build Author Roberts Kristins Views 1134
Core XY My-BOT 500 x 500 x 1000
My first construction after many years buys ready devices.
Build Author DazTheGas Views 16100
Been using the Ox now since 2015, so decided I should move on to C-Beam :-)
Build Author Indieflow Views 58300
A lightweight, portable, accurate 3D Printer that has a good sized print area and small overall footprint that is easy to build, with easy to source components. The design is OpenSource allowing those with the capability to make their own parts get up and running.
Build Author Joortiz1 Views 1100
Norm Inverted - Cartesian
As a tinkerer and hobbyist I need a reliable quality printer on a budget... Meaning I'm not looking to buy a: Prusa, Zortrax or LulzBot because of the added cost their marketing adds. I can definitely build a machine of hopefully equal quality at a lower cost that is not impacted by the marked-up priced from a large reputable manufacturer. I will need to dedicate time and more time for design shakedowns to ensure I produce a quality machine. Bare with me on this build... Thanks!
Build Author Mark Carew Views 53064
V-Slot™ Linear Actuator Build (Belt Driven)
Quick and Simple V-Slot Gantry System. This example build shows how easy it is to make a linear actuator using a few OpenBuilds Parts. You can mount this system an many ways so be sure to download the example models.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 52571
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 Mark Carew Views 29667
V-Slot™ Nema 23 Linear Actuator Build (Lead Screw)
Learn to build a super strong nema 23 lead driven linear actuator
Build Author Paul Boartfield Views 1548
C beam xl
I would recommend this challenge to any woodworker looking for something new.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 59654
V-Slot™ Nema 17 Lead Screw / ACME Driven Actuators
Example model of lead screw driven actuators for your next project!
Build Author Braindice Views 879
My first attempt at building a CNC style machine. Overall my plan is to use the PlanetCNC breakout board and software to run the machine from a dedicated laptop/tablet.
Build Author Brian Popp Views 12429
Salmon Sphinx 1.0
A tribute build based on Kyo's wonderful CBeam Sphinx. My hope is to improve on that build slightly, but to be honest, I'll probably just screw it up. I'll use this build to publicly document my failures.
Build Author Nels Views 2021
Another Sphinx - 1000mm x 750mm
The reason for building this CNC is to help me in my guitar building hobby. (telecasters)
Build Author Chefson Views 7828
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 Bruce Walker Views 1935
BD's C-Beam Machine CNC Router (WIP)
CNC router table based on OpenBuilds C-Beam Machine bundle.
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 6939
Just a little light duty laser engraver.
Build Author Zach S Views 4380
Big OX 1500x1000
Building the 1500x1000mm ox build, have taken many photos throughout the buid process. Learning the process of the setting up of the machine is pretty neat. Not to mention it will definitely test your patience's when it comes to all the tedious wiring of things.
Build Author islahcnc Views 1755
I will post soon some more details.
Build Author JerryD Views 1710
1500x1000mm Adjustable Height
I have the demand to cut/etch tall pieces of material. For this reason, I have designed a machine with 500mm uprights with adjustable gantry height. This way I can raise/lower the sled and z-axis as needed. I've also chosen to use a linear C-channel assembly for the Z axis with the plate mounted to the gantry instead of the other way around. This will allow for maximum range of the z-axis. The parts list/BOM does not include motors/belts/pulleys or electronics.
Build Author Craig Views 6294
Inspired by the Crawlbot
Building a couple of CNC's based on the Crawlbot
Build Author megashub Views 2016
K40 C02 Laser Rail System
An Openbuilds replacement rail system for the common eBay "K40" C02 Laser Cutter
Build Author Karan Singh Sisodia Views 1389
My Home made CNC
Home Made CNC Router from Scrape
Build Author Hisha Views 2637
A 1000mm x 1000mm Sphinx/R7 build.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 2330
The MakerSL Customized OB Minimill
This is my interpretation of the OB Minimill, what I've changed so far, and what may continue to change as my requirements change.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 2016
MakerSL MSL-21 OB Minimill Enclosure
Simple enclosure for the OB Minimill
Build Author Richard Long Views 6324
Solid basics CNC router
This build focuses on the basics to provide a good foundation to further enhance the ability to achieve tight tolerances
Build Author Yeo Chun Beng Views 1926
First CNC Build
Building my First CNC for PCB milling. Some modification done to the original build from OpenBuild Bundle.
Build Author Catawissa_CNC Views 3138
This build is based on the C-Beam build by Mark Carew. I have added axis limit switches and a remote mounted control cabinet. This build also uses a custom moveable table.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 6477
PhlatPrinter MK 3
The Phlatprinter 3 was designed to be used in a small shop with the ability to cut large sheets of foam for RC airplane projects. The idea was that you could save all of your aircraft as models and tweak to perfection after every flight.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 3747
SLA (Resin) 3D Printer
SLA LCD 3D Printer ( 8.9'' LCD screen )
Build Author MuchoBurrito Views 2189
Reusing parts to build a CNC - planning stage
Build Author kallibaba Views 5486
CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine
A little CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine More and details in the next weeks
Build Author Elmo Clarity Views 3887
A TrueUp Glide modified to use 20x40 V-Slot with a 300x300 bed.
Build Author Mohammad Kokash Views 3323
CNC 1000x1000mm C-beam
inspired by http://openbuilds.org/builds/c-beam-sphinx.3605/
Build Author WarEagle90 Views 2213
Dixie C-Beam XL
Build log of the Dixie C-Beam XL CNC Router.
Build Author Beam Views 2249
DIY Flywheel Camera Slider
My take on a non affordable slider.
Build Author Fabio Orsi Views 1765
147 RepStrap 002
This project is focused on developing a low-cost, portable and open-source FDM 3D Printer.
Build Author Sandy DeFalco Views 2211
Sandy3D wall mounted 1000 mm x 1000 mm C Beam Mill
I am attempting to mount The C-Beam Machine XLarge on the wall and have it look like a piece of art and be totally functional as this will be in our livingroom.
Build Author Michael Forte Views 3249
OX CNC Build
OX CNC built using the kit from SMW3D with a Smoothieboard 5 and external motor drivers.
Build Author JamesA Views 3524
Extendable Mini Mill
Another MiniMill, different to the OpenBuilds version and potentially more flexible because of the design.
Build Author Rob Altenburg Views 6092
Rob's D-Bot Build
The plan is to make this a fairly stock D-Bot build. We'll see if mods start creeping in.
Build Author Bud Griffin Views 3405
BF3D OX (Big Freakin' 3D OX)
This is my latest printer build. The second printer I've built using V-Slot.
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 1627
MiniMill - A must have machine :)
The new MiniMill from Mark and Sonny is a great little machine.
Build Author Shortyski13 Views 3840
A Large CoreXY build that can just barely get in through a doorway, aiming for under $1000. Build Volume approximately 18in x 24in x 26in.
Build Author Max Tepermeister Views 12621
A dual extrusion CoreXY printer with a 290 X 290mm build volume built entirely out of 2020 aluminum extrusion and using openbuilds mini-carriages for motion.
Build Author Kyo Views 55263
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 Jens Grabner Views 1322
This calculator work inside with a spezail count format - Fraction as Mantisse + Dezimal exponent .. in summ 9 Byte.
Build Author evgeny156 Views 2477
3D Printer on Prusa architecture with best parts available
Wanna quet an nice looking device done by my hands
Build Author Marshall Peck Views 48505
Voxel OX - Extendable 3D Printer and CNC Platform
An open source 3D printer design with a sturdy V-Slot frame
Build Author uwsdandt Views 5454
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 Limine3D Views 4300
A cartesian build with a build dimension of 200x200x750mm. I will be using a dual extruder, heated build plate, and a screw drive for the z axis.
Build Author Elijah Anderson Views 4115
The Budget Build
An affordable large CNC machine, that so far has been easy to assemble
Build Author Hisha Views 1888
Routy based build
Routy based build using 1000mm Y axis beams and 500mm X axis beams. Using a 20x80 Z axis to use the OpenBuilds router mount.
Build Author rengelking Views 3037
Vacuum Forming Machine
Vacuum Former built with off-the-shelf parts, works perfectly every time!
Build Author Gary Monroe Views 3094
C-Beam Desktop On Rails
My attempt at a Desktop CNC using C-Beam and Open-Rail with Steel Wheel bearings and LeadScrew Drive.
Build Author Savvas Views 6204
CNC Control Box with VFD etc etc
I'm currently working on the CNC control box, before doing any future work on the CNC Mountain Machine. I want the controller to be future proof and as professional as I can manage. I am planning to use stepper drivers, PSU's, a motor contactor unit to turn everything on, as well as a VFD and proximity limits switches. Each video will document the process and steps involved in researching, designing, planning and assembling a controller. I am not a natural electrician so learning as I go.
Build Author Rick Holder Views 4427
Gantry Type CNC with Makita Router
The machine has met and exceeded my expectations on repeatability and accuracy. Cost was approx £600 including the Windows tablet.
Build Author dddman Views 4010
60W CNC Laser build
Laser CNC, 60W, didn't have one yet... have to :) This build is a retrofit of a surgical laser into a CNC.
Build Author mikev Views 4784
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.
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 4654
CO2 Tube life expectancy experiment - Sponsored in part by Openbuilds
Hypothesis - Running CO2 laser tubes at high amperage may shoirten tube life in number of hours, but will be made up for by the increase in actual inches engraved/cut using the higher power. This is a long term experiment, so the build status will remain as "Build in progress" until the experiment has been completed.