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Build Author cilv1gazo Views 9
Workbee 1500x1500 belt
Workbee CNC 1500x1500 with timing belt
Build Author T4Concepts Views 7282
WorkBee CNC build - My honest opinion, tips and help
My main goal for my build is to have a machine that is capable of profiling and help me in my designs, for the manufacture of custom automotive headlights.
Build Author Craig Anderson Views 506
Delta without vertices
As this is a build in progress, I will update it as I progress.
Build Author pek Views 8431
Prusa i3 Bear Upgrade V2
Stronger frame for Prusa i3 MK2(s), MK2.5 and MK3 3D printer
Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 61287
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 HuguesP Views 1329
Yet Another Chinese Linear Rail CNC, my first one, doing this mainly for the fun of building it more than using it.
Build Author wastelandfab Views 232
Large format plasma ox
I will update this as I go, cad files upon request. My x beam is basically a belt driven r7
Build Author onefoursix Views 2756
Yamm (Yet another MiniMill)
First time CNC user having a good time with a MiniMill
Build Author DazTheGas Views 19417
Been using the Ox now since 2015, so decided I should move on to C-Beam :-)
Build Author kallibaba Views 6931
CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine
A little CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine More and details in the next weeks
Build Author Mark Carew Views 51194
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 Moag Views 57720
C-Beam Machine XLarge
A rigid and wide format, plate and carving CNC.
Build Author Greg Wroblewski Views 673
Acro Pick And Place Machine
This is a machine for placing SMT components on PCBs. It is based on Acro system, off the shelf parts, and a number of custom 3D printed elements.
Build Author Herc Views 826
DPR-v2 full metal
pictures and mony doku see later
Build Author Sword66 Views 2418
The Archon R2
The Archon "In the style of Cartesian movement." A brief overview, guide and summary of my highly experimental build. and some insight into the challenges of building such a large format/belted machine.
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 825
The Franken Forty
This is a K40 machine conversion!!
Build Author polemidis Views 1022
Plasma CNC, 4'6" × 8'8" v0318
A plasma table able to cut 4'6" x 8'8" sheet. Low cost as possible.
Build Author dreys Views 2765
Behemoth cnc router with linear rails
Behemoth cnc router build in progress using hiwil rails and closedloop servos.
Build Author Richard Long Views 8882
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 cmitcham Views 310
a 1000x1000 acme screw workbee built as frugally as possible. thanks so much to ooznest and openbuilds :)
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 9097
Just a little light duty laser engraver.
Build Author eumo Views 497
Textile Drawing Machine
Textile Drawing Machine is a drawing machine thought specifically to draw on textile. Unlike other CNC machine it's dimensions follow the standard textile dimensions (1500mm) and it's on wheels to allow to draw on an unlimited area. TDM has been developed for the project Digital Wax Print, a self initiated research project, carried out by The Future Continuous, a collabration between Olivia De Gouveia and Eugenia Morpurgo.
Build Author BNMaker Views 390
A minimalist 2-axis A2 sized laser diode cutter/engraver. Designed to give the most function using the very least number of parts at the lowest price.
Build Author KeepOnJeepinOn Views 555
Minimill bundle, but with an extended X Axis
Build Author CharlieShimota Views 5024
Vox Solid State
I never thought owning a CNC machine was possible until I stumbled upon the Openbuilds site. After viewing numerous builds I was drawn to the Ox by Mark Carew but ultimately decided on a build of similar design, Halloumi by Savvas. It's a C-beam design driven by Nema 23 steppers with Acme lead screws. Like Savvas I will be fabricating temporary plates to get up and running then use the machine to mill the final plates. The material I'm using for the temp plates is solid surface (Avonite).
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 542
This is a remix of Marshal Peck's Voxel OX, with some design tweaks inspired by Makerparts and jjcolletta. It has a build area of 300mm X 300mm X 480mm, but is easily configured for just about any build area up to 500mm X 500mm X 750mm. I have used some laser cut acrylic plates and a couple of 3D printed parts in its construction, however it can be assembled using nothing but OpenBuilds parts with the exception of the heated bed and the Y axis carrier for the heated bed.
Build Author MTO Views 129
DIN 35mm -like quick clip for 20mm extrusion
A half baked idea for mounting electrics and electronics using a 35mm-DIN-rail-like mounting.
Build Author MTO Views 1705
V-Slot MAME cabinet
A minimalist MAME "cabinet" made from extrusion.
Build Author TurfnSurf Views 1189
3-Axis Plywood CNC
Theoretical Working area: 38" x 24" x 6" Actual Working Area: 31" x 23.6" x 4" Positioning Accuracy: about 0.01mm
Build Author j0achim Views 601
CoreXY - e3d inspired
CoreXY printer heavily inspired by e3d's new open source printer with tool changing. I intend to make it so when e3d start selling toolheads these can be added to the machine without any major work having to be done.
Build Author Robert Hummel Views 10963
DIY anodizing power supply
How to make your own anodizing power supply on a budget
Build Author Gary Monroe Views 4491
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 Keith Davis Views 1268
Light enough for high speed #3dprinting Strong enough for high speed #3dprinting
Build Author Trunkmonky Views 7196
OX, of the house Steel
OOZNEST Style OX machine with 3D printed panels
Build Author Lasersc Views 1803
D&R Tiger Paw build combo
The Tiger Paw will be a 1000mm X 500mm Cartesian style CNC with the Minimill attached to the end. It is named the D&R Tiger Paw because my son, Daniel, and myself, Richard, will put this Tiger strong and fast machine together. Our goal is to have a Tiger strong build with a Paw print that wouldn’t take up a huge amount of space in our garage.
Build Author piyawat thongchan Views 789
Draw bot core xy
In the design stage. Help guide.
Build Author Techvette Views 733
Minimill with slight modifications and v-slot table
This is a slightly-modified OpenBuilds minimill with some more Y travel and a v-slot table.
Build Author Brandon Satterfield Views 554
The SMW3D OX, original other than a lot of learning!
Build Author Hussein Dermay Views 1061
Ooznest WorkBee 1000mm x 1000mm Screw Driven
I have decided to buy and build the ooznest workbee screw driven cnc (1000x1000) and also decided to use some plates and extrusions from the ox cnc. I will never use two machines anyway and hoping to build a strong base for the workbee.
Build Author Kevr102 Views 771
Ooznest Ox CNC 1000 x 750
A few mods on my Ooznest supplied Ox cnc Encountered a few minor issues along the way but now all sorted.
Build Author Jason Crayne Views 831
glue/staple/eject 1 Axis driven Rail building machine.
Build Author linmag Views 2706
C-beam Machine - Modesty
Modified C-beam Machine. Taller (30 cm) C-beam uprights in gantry, and longer 750 mm frame in Y direction. XL gantry plate on X (and Z?). Y will have additional 700 mm SBR16 rails as extra support and slightly raised bed to fit above stepper motor. Approx. machinable area of 370 x 370 mm.
Build Author fwm891 Views 2336
WorkBee 750x750 build
This CNC build is to help with some areas of my guitar builds - mainly inlays but some body work as well where appropriate. I expect it will be used for lots of other things once I get to know what it's capable of (sorry - what I'm capable of!).
Build Author MarkM_NJ Views 4808
My very first openbuilds cnc machine. Followed along DaztheGas's Spartacus build.
Build Author gonzachus Views 752
1000 x 1000 Workbee powered by X controller
A standard 1000x1000 Workbee powered by an X-controller using a Hitachi router
Build Author KaosCNC Views 512
Repurposed Steel Table 4 x 8 Build
Repurposed Steel Table for CNC Router Build.
Build Author Michael Rude Views 284
C-Beam Machine XL
C-Beam XL upgraded with end-stops, E-stop, and cable chain. Running GRBL on Arduino Mega.
Build Author Polymergraphy Views 3826
Skyggen 3D Printer
GT2 belt-driven Cartesian 3D Printer on an OpenBuilds Extrusion gantry, developed through Autodesk Fusion 360.
Build Author devloop Views 5996
5 X 5 Plasma SIMPLE Build
5 X 5 Plasma table...Hypertherm 45 XP....CandCNC....Openbuilds
Build Author HC.Carbo Views 1880
Horizontal MiniMill (x5)
The search for an affordable hobby 5 axis machine.
Build Author Giarc Views 688
ORCA Laser Build
This is my take on the Acro Laser system made from mostly salvaged, scrap, or leftover parts. I modified the plates in an attempt to maximize the cutting area and I wanted a lightweight adjustable Z axis.
Build Author Mntlvr Views 1205
20x24 inch Fixed Gantry Mill
I have shared many pictures of this project it is now complete I have had my first cuts on this machine and it is solid , still learning the new motion Controller. The Acorn is more like you would find on a commercial built CNC or CNC Lathe.But it does have all of the functionally one needs
Build Author HC.Carbo Views 1636
C_Beam Hammerhead 5x
setup for learning 5x
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 4646
Another Sphinx 7550 Made by an Openbuilds Cbeam
feel free to ask anything about this builds, but im a airline pilot and sometimes responding maybe will take me. while!!
Build Author Vincent Walsarie Views 1469
Workbee 1000x1000 mm screw driven Full Kit From Ooznest
A short summary of my Workbee CNC Build. I try to update it where I can
Build Author sebf34 Views 17163
OX Based cnc 3000 x 1500 Double belt
OX Based CNC
Build Author yoyomokomo Views 609
Desktop 4-Axis Nema 23
This build is specific to a furniture design I am trying to bring to market. My first attempt to build a machine. I have looked at other build submissions to help me figure out where I would like to start. The workable volume should 36" W x 6" D x 6" T. The goal is to become more comfortable with the electronics side of machines I enjoy using and also lower the cost of my product by reducing man hours in the manufacturing process. Yay!
Build Author Axnfell Views 380
WorkBee 1000x2000 ACME Screw Version
Hoping to build a WorkBee 1000 x 1000 (2000) from parts and not a kit, cannot afford the kit in full so going the long way round...
Build Author Janis93 Views 4919
1000x1000 Two version of router Belt and Screw
Cheap sheet metal gantry solutions, for diy belt driven cnc and screw driven cnc.
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 1507
The Acro Laser Machine Build
Build Author Robert E. Nee Views 6181
Large cartesian gantry style 3D printer
This will be a fixed bed, v-slot implemented X,Y,Z axis gantry style 3D printer.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 2522
A version of TrueUp using linear bearings/rods for the Z axis. This required enough modification to make a separate OpenBuilds project to avoid confusion for DIYers.
Build Author bassgojoe Views 1128
Joe's Minimill Build
I put this together to cut aluminum. Chips get everywhere! Cover your lead screws. Put the mill inside an enclosure. DON'T mount electronics (especially the power supply) inside the enclosure, chips will get into it and short it out. Remove the manual jog wheels, they contribute to chatter (something about having a mass on the end of the lead screw causes vibration). I cut at 14000 RPM, 0.05 inch width of cut, 0.05 inch depth of cut, 30 inches per minute and just barely avoid chatter.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 3053
A beefed up modification of the TrueUp Kit project
Build Author Tommy Williamson Views 589
Motion control camera slider based on the V-Slot® NEMA 17 Linear Actuator Bundle (Belt Driven)
I built a motion control camera slider with the V-Slot® NEMA 17 Linear Actuator Bundle (Belt Driven)
Build Author Doychell Views 674
Approximately 910mm x 955mm x 82mm. There is 250mm available in the Z, but the gantry is only 82mm from the bed surface.
Build Author crypt-tek Views 7536
My first 3D printer build. It is almost complete and will be posting the first completed print shortly. I still need to mount the print spools and a couple other odd ends to complete this.
Build Author silverchris Views 674
Silverchris's Laser Cutter
Work in Progress of a laser cutter design. Based on the CoreXY build from https://makerstore.com.au
Build Author Paul Stoller Views 9189
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 kodidavis29 Views 646
Something a Tad different
Future CNC router kit design
Build Author Ryan Lock Views 84674
Ooznest OX CNC Machine
The Ooznest OX CNC Machine Kit is based on the OX CNC Machine designed by Mark Carew, and it incorporates many upgrades from this community. The plate designs in our kit are based on the originals. However we have added our own touches to increase the performance and design of the machine. To complement Mark's build videos, we have made a complete written instruction manual, with IKEA'eske assembly diagrams.
Build Author Limine3D Views 684
Shapeoko 1 upgrades
Replaced the original Z-axis for a shapeoko with a c-beam upgrade. This upgrade required a nema 17 mount and a quiet spindle mount I printed with a 3D printer.
Build Author John Bolduc Views 823
SG Duet Delta
This my version of a large no corners cut Delta.
Build Author Calotype Views 603
My DIY panoramic rolling (&banding) Machine.
DO WHAT YOU IMAGINE !
Build Author mytechno3d Views 12761
Maximus Evolution (Still another XL 3D Printer )
Maximus Evolution : 380mm x 400mm XL 3D Printer
Build Author obmilllivebuild Views 1815
Live C-Beam Build @ MRRF2018
Contained within are links to our OpenBuilds sponsored C-beam Machine live build taking place at MRRF 2018 (Midwest Reprap Festival) on March 24 and 25, 2018. There will also be some build images and a few 3D printed STL items that were added.
Build Author Glenn67 Views 708
This started as an attempt to learn to weld and quickly took on a life of its own.
Build Author Lumberjack Engineering Views 8353
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 blterry1 Views 3240
The Beeline CNC
Here are the instructions to build the Beeline custom CNC router table.
Build Author ymilord Views 31981
FARM OX (Four Axis Rotary Machine)
Four Axis Rotary Machine (FARM) OX. Equipped with a X,Z,A & C Axis.
Build Author sausagePaws Views 40395
Embroidery machine with XY belt and pinion drive.
A simple Embroidery machine using an XY belt and pinion drive to drive a hoop under a standard sewing machine. Needle timing, machine power and stepper control are all provided by a PIC processor. A tablet provides the higher level formatting required for communicating with the PIC chip.
Build Author Andre Cooke Views 3219
CNC Greenland Paddle Carver build
CNC mill for carving / milling Greenland Paddles
Build Author IndyMaker Views 8369
Ooznest Ox with 3D Printed Gantry Plates
Ooznest Ox with gantry plates and end caps 3D printed in ABS rather than aluminum.
Build Author Gooshpoo Views 3161
Gooshpoo's H style cnc machine
A cool project about my cnc machines unique style.
Build Author Zackattack011 Views 399
1 Cubic Meter 3D Printer
This is a at home built 1000mm x 1000mm x 1000mm 3d printer. It uses mainly parts from OpenBuild Parts and is very simple to build. The only thing that was custom was the build plate which was designed by myself and tooled at a local machine shop.
Build Author h3rb Views 510
TEVO Little Monster Direct Mount Extruder
Cheap, experimental Modification to Tevo Little Monster's bowden system for the extruder
Build Author Naomi Wu Views 2300
Naomi Wu's Automatic Bartender- BarBot!
This is an automatic bartender- a BarBot, designed to be made with off-the-shelf OpenBuilds, V-slot and low-cost 3D printer parts.
Build Author uGen Views 5526
Lab Power Supply + Soldering Station
A small 32 V, 96 W lab power supply with voltage/current/power limit, program memory and an outlet to power the popular TS-100 soldering iron
Build Author Mallemann Views 880
Generic 6 Axis Controller
Generic 6 Axis (Stepper) Controller
Build Author Keith Davis Views 18952
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 Weldsmith Views 2768
I am building a multi tool CNC. I plan to have a quick change tooling system that will accept Routers, oxy acetylene torch, Plasma torch. etc. there will be a water bed under the convertible router table / work bench. The inspiration to build this machine is from having a small garage and not a shop.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 44199
This OpenBuilds Mini Mill is a great go-to desktop sized CNC milling plate / part maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author Metalguru Views 7104
C-Beam Machine Too
C-Beam Machine upgrade using linear rails to increase machining size by 2.5 times and increase rigidity
Build Author RobSaunders Views 2240
Z-Axis for Laser Diode
Custom Z Axis for OptLaser 6watt and the Acro System
Build Author Glenn Weston Views 2055
"AcroCadabra" My Acro Laser built with my C-Beam XL
Well I built a C-Beam XL around a year ago, I am still learning things as I make stuff with it, it has been quite a wonderful learning experience. Now I have gained enough confidence and knowhow to Mill the required Plates to build an Acro Laser System using the Acro Laser Sketchup Model. I have pulled the Model apart in Sketchup, isolated the Plates and generated the G-Code to cut/Mill the plates. I have used Sketchucam to generate the G-Code. I Use Mach3 on my C-Beam XL to Mill.
Build Author Savvas Views 5924
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 Kyo Views 76347
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 TimVukman Views 1553
My original Tevo Tarantula kit was ok..... I had issues with the X gantry staying level. I got rid of the wheels and replaced them with linear block bearings. I still had some issues with the X gantry. I swapped out the plastic parts with aluminum which was much better. Still not what I want yet
Build Author Michael.M Views 17265
This is a Kyo Sphinx CNC Router build. Working Area: 350mm X 500mm Link to original design: https://openbuilds.com/builds/c-beam-sphinx.3605/
Build Author Nicademus Views 1955
CNC/3DPrint/Laser/Mill (formerly CNC-inator3000)
Ultimately - the design is based on the highly successful Ultimaker concept, for which a regular size costs in the thousands, and one of this size would be edging into the 10's of thousands. Expected Build cost - <$800 It is a X/Y Cartesian printer with Raising/Lowering Z axis (Hotbed.) - Overall size is 610mm x 610mm x 750mm - with build volume of around 450mmx450mmx450mm - and will also have the ability to change work tools - such as for CNC Routing, Lazer etching, 3d Scanning, etc.