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Build Author Steve Hall Views 600
Cartesian Style Build UK
Another Cartesian style build with parts from the UK, US & China.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 15164
High Z Mod for Lead CNC
The High Z modification for the LEAD CNC brings your creative capabilities to new heights! With 8" of clearance this modification can be adapted easily to your existing LEAD CNC Router.
Build Author BOOTSTRAPPYWORKSHOP Views 1865
First CNC Router
My very first CNC Router build. It's completely scratch built.
Build Author OpenBuilds Views 7810
INTERFACE CNC Touch Control System
Super cool standalone Human-Machine Interface for controlling your CNC machines!
Build Author Paul Mitchener Views 105
Customised Lead 1010 making it a 1510. T-Track work area with dual Y limit switches for auto-squaring. Powered by xPro v5 & CNC.js
Build Author Paul Amelang Views 393
4x8 CNC Router for Composites
Router for making plugs for composite part production, and for cutting CFRP.
Build Author lekey Views 615
Modular Desktop Vacuum Former
This is a small desktop vacuum former that can be connected to a shop-vac and an electric heat source (like a grill for instance). You can control the time each appliance stays turned on, and the vacuum is automatically turned on when the tray is placed on top of the model. The vacuum table is 20x20cm wide, and I've tested it mostly with 1mm thick PET sheets.
Build Author sausagePaws Views 1712126
DIY Embroidery Machine V2
My second attempt at an affordable sewing machine embroidery add on. This one uses readily available electronics modules and 3D printable parts where possible.
Build Author Michael.M Views 37722
This machine has been in the works for quite a while. Most of the plates were cut with my Shpinx machine. I have a lot more photos and information to share soon.
Build Author Knut Bøje Views 7281
My OX cnc upgrade.
Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 10861
Piranha CNC - Strong C-Beam machine with Linear Guides
Piranha CNC is a strong linear guide based machine based on a C-Beam rail construction.
Build Author Spark Concepts Views 4217
CNC xPRO V5
The all-new CNC xPRO V5 with built-in Wi-Fi and 6A Trinamic drivers.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 109534
LEAD CNC 1010 (40" x 40")
The OpenBuilds Lead Machine takes us back to the roots of the OpenBuilds modular building system, and has proven itself as an adaptable design that can compete with any machine in its class!
Build Author Edgar Mata Views 1004
ME - Laser CNC
Build of a small laser engraver using V-slot profiles and 3d printed parts
Build Author Keith Davis Views 11295
While mimicing the frame platform of the popular Crealiy CR-10 and Ender series, the Vulcan MAX overcomes design weaknesses in both printers. Chief improvements are a more stable, rigid mounting of the Z frame and Z gantry.
Build Author Torin3 Views 706
LEAD 710 with High Z mod
Overview of a 700mm x 1000mm machine based on the LEAD design and with the High Z mod from the start. Will have a parts list you can use to build yourself if you like the formfactor
Build Author Johnny Reich Views 121
ProLight 1000 Mill Retrofit
Update a 20-year old bench top milling machine with OpenBuild Ecosystem electronics.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 19431
Dragon Plasma cutter
Inspired by MetalGuru's idea : The plasma too cutter . If you have to cut small to medium sheet of steel with a plasma , this build may be for you
Build Author William Grunwald Views 2203
1000mm x 1000mm linear rails, double gantry, build in Process... more to come
Build Author sttts Views 151
A cabinet to keep a constant temperature for pizza or bread mother dough to grow.
Build Author txcomp Views 3105
WorkBee 1010 "Get Rid of the Slop" Build
My goals for this build were to eliminate slop and flex while also allowing easy serviceability.
Build Author Neil Rosenberg Views 25804
Dash-X 3D Printer: Innovative design
Cross-beam Cartesian 3d printer with dual master/slave lightweight fiberglass drive shafts, BMG style extruder with Bowden (Capricorn) tubing. Hot end is Creality Ender 3 style with two fans and BLTouch for autoleveling. Filament runout sensor is also included.
Build Author SORIN ILIESCU Views 32118
Sphinx 55 on MGN12 linear rails
My machine is a combination of the Openbuilds Sphinx 55, MGN12 linear rails knockoffs and custom made plates made by Chris Laidlaw
Build Author wackocrash5150 Views 9766
45W CO2 Laser Build
A co2 laser build that is heavily inspired and based quite a bit off Pedro Fernandez' 50w co2 laser build. This is my first build post so, bare with me.
Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 9547
A Small format CNC Cartesian style Machine. This machine is meant to be fitting as an entry level machine as well as smaller projects for carpenters ect. Size range from 500mmx500mm to 1000mmx1000mm
Build Author OpenBuilds Views 27220
OpenBuilds LEAD CNC Machine 1515 (60" x 60")
It began with creating an extremely rigid axis that incorporates a multi C-Beam Linear Rail system as well as precision lead screws coupled with a tension system for the absolute maximum in performance.
Build Author Damian V-SLOT Poland Views 3879
Router Sled V1.1 V-SLOT
We want to present you the new design of the device which is Router Sled. The whole structure is made of aluminum elements and ensures good quality of the device. We used V-SLOT aluminum profiles and OpenBuilds accessories for the construction. The instructional video can be found on our YouTube channel (subtitles in English soon)
Build Author tshilling Views 19117
K40 12x24in rebuild (In Original Case)
Rebuilt the internals of a K40 to allow for a 12 x 24 in cutting area while reusing the same external case and not touching the laser tube.
Build Author stephen cia Views 23771
3D printer with 7 drivers, compact, dual extruder, no CNC part. All Openbuilds and 3D printed part. This is purely experimental.
Build Author Rick 2.0 Views 2013
C-Beam Mini Mite
A small system with a big bite. Design achieves a good balance between machine size vs. build area, rigidity and ease of construction all while keeping build cost as low as possible.
Build Author OpenBuilds Views 1137
Interface magnetic mount
A simple build that helps you to mount the OpenBuilds Interface to the front of your machine.
Build Author Kevon Ritter Views 5519
KRE CO2 2x4 Laser
Large Format CO2 Laser Cutter
Build Author Ryan Lock Views 95187
WorkBee CNC Machine
The WorkBee is our latest CNC Machine and is a culmination of all our experience, feedback, and suggestions from selling the OX CNC Machine over the past 2 years. The WorkBee is capable of accurately cutting foams, woods, plastics or aluminum at depths greater than 25mm to 0.2mm accuracy or greater.
Build Author evil2002usna Views 8389
Cheap Ballscrew Ox CNC Router.
Build Author Smoothimage Views 539
An other Ox Metal Build AZ
Had left over parts from cnc plasma build.
Build Author Mike Campbell Views 834
DIY Vacuum Hold Down table
A simple vacuum hold down/clamp set up using a 6hp canister vacuum.
Build Author Indieflow Views 96745
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 Moag Views 93589
C-Beam Machine XLarge
A rigid and wide format, plate and carving CNC.
Build Author GinoTheCop Views 42037
Building a larger C-BEAM CNC Machine with no previous experience.
Build Author David Šilha Views 762
Very cheap CNC made from laser fired and bent parts.
Build Author shanehooper Views 20578
Workhorse 3D Printer
Large 600mm x 350mm x 350mm Build Volume with lead screw driven motion. The printer build has a moving gantry and fixed heat bed. Open Source
Build Author Dina Jacobson Views 628
Gauss Probe Machine
Standard build with high Z using a Gauss probe instead of a router.
Build Author Netechsys Views 20796
LEAD 1515, HGH15, SFU1604 Ball Screw
Build Author David Bunch Views 1768
Horizontal Cantilever or Vertical Diode Laser Engraver
Light weight portable Laser Engraver (6.5lbs - 12lbs)
Build Author javierburger Views 5265
A very affordable CNC routing
In progress CNC, (just design for the momment), I want to get some feedback about the design and the possible flexion of the aluminum profiles chosen
Build Author Mark Carew Views 49750
BlackBox Motion Control System
The Openbuilds BlackBox is a new system evolved around a set of subsystems that cover more than just control and also more than just CNC type applications! With a plug-and-play easy connection system this controller can be used with ease, without sacrificing power.
Build Author OpenBuilds Views 7610
OpenBuilds Enclosure Series
Easy to build series of enclosures for all your CNC needs!
Build Author rcKeith Views 8573
Ooznest OX CNC Build
Ooznest OX CNC build
Build Author Jeremiah Guinn Views 3889
OX CNC SMW3d 1500x1500
A small business idea led us here, lets see where it will go.
Build Author reza janati Views 1096
cnc made with a 6mm metal body .
Build Author AK-Creation Views 15420
Designer Jeans with a Laser
I install the third extension on my cnc router and ask me, what can I do with a laser? So I make some test and find out - >>It is possible to engrave jeans clothes<<. Create your own Designer Jeans with a Laser!
Build Author Mike Campbell Views 3846
A large format, modular, rack and pinion build designed around OpenBuilds components.
Build Author Ryan155 Views 2132
I made a mill from first principles because I didn't like any of the ones that were out there, More info can be found on the website RigCNC.com
Build Author Michail Views 2589
HYDRA multi tool CNC , based on ACRO
Build Author B.Radstrom Views 1752
Black gear 1500X3000
My cnc update and rebuild.
Build Author Shelby Teknologies Views 2698
Pick and place
Pick and place based on the Openbuilds ACRO 20x20
Build Author BooTec Views 23259
DIY CNC Machine
In this project, I show you how I built my DIY CNC machine. All moving parts of the DIY CNC router are running on ball bearings while the structural parts are made with natural materials, namely birch plywood and solid beech wood.
Build Author Aaron Newsome Views 1955
6 Axis Motion Control Camera Rig (PAN, TILT, ROLL, SLIDE, FOCUS, ZOOM)
6 axis rig based on OpenBuild C-Beam and ESP32 MCU, WiFi controlled with custom app.
Build Author Srđan Marković Views 1878
Machine with 12,5Nm closed loop steppers or servo steppers
Build Author piyawat thongchan Views 6510
Draw bot core xy
In the design stage. Help guide.
Build Author that-jim Views 18765
LINEAR RAIL SPHINX 55 (Blue OX plates)
Machine based on Sphinx 55 built with linear rails.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 1041517
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 Mark Carew Views 31445
OpenBuilds Sphinx 55 (20" x 20")
The OpenBuilds Sphinx 55 - 500x500 Lead Screw Machine
Build Author Ariel Yahni Views 42813
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 Kyo Views 2941
A Sphinx build to inspire and encourage all those who want to get started with cnc to check out Opensbuilds line of machine bundles and hardware.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 49951
V-Slot NEMA 23 Linear Actuator (Lead Screw)
Learn to build a super strong nema 23 lead driven linear actuator
Build Author Scott Drake Views 5650
1500x1000 CNC Router
1500x1000, additional frame stiffening from laser cut Stainless steel bracing plates, Nema 34 motor upgrade and Hiwin 16mm ballscrew additions on the way. Ethernet Smooth stepper control, 2.2kw Water cooled spindle. Schneider atv320 variable speed drive. SICK inductive limit switches, Leadshine Em882S stepper drivers ,1kw 62V supply for Stepper drives
Build Author cdsmith12 Views 15632
The Plastic Beast CoreXY Printer
In my opinion, this is the easiest and most complete tutorial to walk you through building a large platform 3D printer and the Sketchup File is included for you to make any changes needed.. The Plastic Beast is a CoreXY Printer with a build platform of 440mm square. You can print 600mm or about 23 inches diagonal. Any level of user from novice to expert should gain something from my tutorial.
Build Author DeltaModworks Views 4562
(Smaug) 100w 1500x1000mm CNC Laser
Laser CNC made with mostly Openbuilds and amazon sourced components. Lots of 3d printed components as well. The main purpose is to cut EVA foam.
Build Author Rob Taylor Views 7573
M4: 1510SS Heavy Mk.I
A 1500x1200mm, 20mm rail and 1610 ballscrew, heavy-duty, four-axis gantry machine. As high speed as spindle power MRR will allow for. Approx 4 x 3 x 1ft travels, intermediate size between benchtop and floor-scale units. Aiming at $10-15k machine in the $3k region.
Build Author joetemus Views 15802
K40 ACRO Conversion
A K40 to ACRO Co2 laser cutter build. Designed and built to expand the work area of the K40
Build Author Superslinky Views 6643
K40 Laser Build (Major Changes)
Major K40 Laser Mod
Build Author Oyvind Amundsen Views 1066
I have tested my Opt Lasers laser module on a "open" frame for some time. Decided that I want to test a corexy setup and combine it with a boxed/enclosed design - my goal is to get high precision + a safe setup with protection from the laser light + a fan to extract the smoke/exhaust..
Build Author Quentin Karmark Views 1075
Laguna Swift 4X4 CNC mill retrofitted with OpenBuilds
Used Laguna Swift 4X4 CNC mill with Water-cooled Spindle and RichAuto serial pendant retrofitted with OpenBuilds/Blackbox/Interface
Build Author SOA Views 42647
GridBot Two: Powerfully Simple
Core XY, sensor-less homing, integrated camera, touch screen, pi, 32-bit controller, fast, quiet, beautiful prints. 300 x 300 x any build volume. Just change out the Z lead screws, rods, and four pillars. Total BOM around $700 USD. Build time around 6 hours.
Build Author Retsaj Views 16806
Standalone Torch Height Controller for CNC Plasma Cutting
A Torch Height Controller helps improve plasma cut quality and can save a CNC Machine from crashing. This design doesn't require you to know electronics or need any custom circuits... Its plug and play! This is a COMPLETELY standalone controller with a built-in Driver powerful enough to run just about any stepper motor. (maybe a little to powerful for a NEMA17)
Build Author Shelby Teknologies Views 4509
Pick and place
Openbuilds Pick and Place using ideas from OpenPNP Frame work is from the Openbuilds Part store using 1000mm C beams and vslot 40x40 for support Surface is 3/4 " Particle board
Build Author Mike Campbell Views 8230
Prototype Rack-n-Pinion 4'x8'
This is a custom gear rack drive machine with a 4'x8' cut capacity.
Build Author theracermark Views 1152
Reviving the Origonal PhlatPrinter with BlackBox
Reworked PhlatPrinter Gen1 Adding dual nema 17s to all 3 axis Supprot for carriage to insure even dept cuts Lighting for view of cutting area
Build Author Mark Carew Views 158546
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 CChico Views 25325
Custom build 80w Co2 Laser Cutter
Building a custom made 80W Co2 Laser cutter. Making it from scratch and it's a work in progress but I've learned a lot and I'll be sharing a bit of that knowledge with you guys since I've learned a lot from here.
Build Author boutrous Views 2910
Laser Rotary Attachment
Build Summary updated after parts list completed
Build Author BunkerBuilder Views 1156
Homemade CNC Router (Under $400)
So Instead of buying a CNC Router which can cost thousands of dollars I ventured on the quest to design and build my own. I have multiple parts to this series. Hopefully all of my information I share helps!
Build Author Marshall Peck Views 71585
Voxel OX - Extendable 3D Printer and CNC Platform
An open source 3D printer design with a sturdy V-Slot frame
Build Author JCPhlux Views 18191
Large Core XY 3d Printer W/fixed build plate
Build Author CNCMD Views 13122
Heavy Duty build with 1605 Ballscrew and Linear Rail
Build Author Wes Dwight Views 3598
Modified Sphinx 55 with MGN12 linear rails
Inspired by previous Sphinx builds by Sorin (w/ MGN Rails) and Kenneth's witthuhnCNC XKLBR-1S. I wanted to create a desktop unit that kept a minimal profile and neatly contained the PS, Controller, and all wiring, making it a singular unit that could be easily transportable (as it will be doing double duty at my home and at work)
Build Author Mike Longden Views 1091
My Openbuilds Journey
I've learned a lot from building this machine, and had and will continue to enjoy using it. Let The CHIPS FLY!
Build Author Giarc Views 8974
I have been toying with the idea of making a 3 axis rotary CNC machine for awhile. I wanted to make it with off the shelf OpenBuilds parts so any one can replicate it and I felt the LEAD High Z Mod would be a good starting point.
Build Author CChico Views 814
Custom push cart for CNC machines
I’m custom building a push table / cart for my cnc machines mostly out things I already had in my garage. Using a gray push utility cart as the main body and building around that.
Build Author ckgottabuild Views 998
Lead CNC 1010 Platform and Rotating Laptop Mount
Moveable Lead CNC1010 build with handles on four corners. Everything fits on one sheet of cut out 4x8 plywood
Build Author CChico Views 1103
Magnetic CNC Dust Shoe with LED lights and Camera*
Making my own magnetic dust shoe with led lights and a camera. Showing my progress from beginning to now.
Build Author OpenBuilds Views 5598
OpenBuilds Table Series
The OpenBuilds Table Series offers a modular table structure that grows with your needs.
Build Author AWoodbridge Views 1076
Pro Light 1000 CNC Machining Center Rebuild
Replacing the Pro Light control box with a Open Builds BlackBox.
Build Author Metalguru Views 12049
Some Improvements on the Workbee 1000x1000
Improvements both real and suggested for the Workbee assembly
Build Author nickchnv Views 3958
Rigid Compact Desktop C-BEAM
This modified C-Beam, is a compact, powerful and affordable desktop CNC.
Build Author devloop Views 34622
5 X 5 Plasma SIMPLE Build
5 X 5 Plasma table...Hypertherm 45 XP....CandCNC....Openbuilds
Build Author Mark Carew Views 52984
OpenBuilds Workbee 1010 (40" x 40")
The OpenBuilds WorkBee 1010 - 1000x1000 Lead Screw Driven CNC Machine
Build Author Gary Johnson Views 1407
Phlat Printer 3 meets Open Builds
I will go over the attachments for the PP3 Z axis. soon. Before any thing else .You need to know the first PP3 ,used SKP 7 and Mach 3. Later on they used CNC USB.