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Build Author theracermark Views 618
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 that-jim Views 13731
LINEAR RAIL SPHINX 55 (Blue OX plates)
Machine based on Sphinx 55 built with linear rails.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 149069
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 22846
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 1735
Laser Rotary Attachment
Build Summary updated after parts list completed
Build Author Mark Carew Views 44496
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 wackocrash5150 Views 7624
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 6187
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 BunkerBuilder Views 501
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 69623
Voxel OX - Extendable 3D Printer and CNC Platform
An open source 3D printer design with a sturdy V-Slot frame
Build Author Scott Drake Views 1540
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 JCPhlux Views 16646
Large Core XY 3d Printer W/fixed build plate
Build Author B.Radstrom Views 339
Black gear 1500X3000
My cnc update and rebuild.
Build Author OpenBuilds Views 5331
INTERFACE CNC Touch Control System
Super cool standalone Human-Machine Interface for controlling your CNC machines!
Build Author CNCMD Views 11967
Heavy Duty build with 1605 Ballscrew and Linear Rail
Build Author Wes Dwight Views 2513
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 354
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 OpenBuilds Views 18731
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 Giarc Views 6897
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 508
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 520
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 Retsaj Views 11495
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 CChico Views 614
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 3824
OpenBuilds Table Series
The OpenBuilds Table Series offers a modular table structure that grows with your needs.
Build Author Kevon Ritter Views 4355
KRE CO2 2x4 Laser
Large Format CO2 Laser Cutter
Build Author Mike Campbell Views 1365
A large format, modular, rack and pinion build designed around OpenBuilds components.
Build Author AWoodbridge Views 587
Pro Light 1000 CNC Machining Center Rebuild
Replacing the Pro Light control box with a Open Builds BlackBox.
Build Author Metalguru Views 10361
Some Improvements on the Workbee 1000x1000
Improvements both real and suggested for the Workbee assembly
Build Author DeltaModworks Views 1219
(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 Mark Carew Views 1015320
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 nickchnv Views 2378
Rigid Compact Desktop C-BEAM
This modified C-Beam, is a compact, powerful and affordable desktop CNC.
Build Author devloop Views 31168
5 X 5 Plasma SIMPLE Build
5 X 5 Plasma table...Hypertherm 45 XP....CandCNC....Openbuilds
Build Author Rob Taylor Views 5534
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 Mike Campbell Views 5644
Prototype Rack-n-Pinion 4'x8'
This is a custom gear rack drive machine with a 4'x8' cut capacity.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 49408
OpenBuilds Workbee 1010 (40" x 40")
The OpenBuilds WorkBee 1010 - 1000x1000 Lead Screw Driven CNC Machine
Build Author Gary Johnson Views 1063
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.
Build Author SORIN ILIESCU Views 27434
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 RobSaunders Views 10796
Z-Axis for Laser Diode
Custom Z Axis for OptLaser 6watt and the Acro System
Build Author Mark Carew Views 216180
C-Beam® Machine - Plate Maker
This C-beam Machine is an in affordable CNC plate maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author deltajegga Views 3805
probably as big as you'd want it...
Build Author Kyo Views 120704
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 Martin.Barfoed Views 7426
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 Michael.M Views 33938
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 Jacob Christiansen Views 1077
ACRO 1010 with custom Z axis
This is my build for an ACRO system with a custom z-axis for changing z height for focusing or for adjusting depth when making multiple passes when cutting.
Build Author Corey Corbin Views 1778
This is a upgrade to make a little deeper and a little bigger foot print for cutting. This is a copy of design off Rob Taylor idea for Dbl C Beam setup. The goal though is to design it around a new build with minimal tools for some one with no cnc access. Drillpress and drill bits and tap set. A 10in Non ferrous metal cutting blade for my table saw. Paper printer for printing DXF files.
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 8927
Laser Rotary Tool / Attachment
Rotary attachment to engrave cylindrical objects on laser machines
Build Author Mark Carew Views 99956
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 Keith Davis Views 4224
Upgrading Your 3D Printer With Synchronous Leveling
Upgrading printers for Synchronous Leveling
Build Author DarkPenguin Views 593
Workbee with less irritations
My workbee build with some add ons
Build Author Genetoys Views 587
Building a printer that can fit inside and operate at ~200 C oven temperatures
Build Author Netechsys Views 15936
LEAD 1515, HGH15, SFU1604 Ball Screw
Build Author Troy Joachim Views 4451
BNC3D Signax + Voron = Sigron IDEX
Build Author Neil Rosenberg Views 23248
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 Mark Carew Views 13151
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 Moag Views 89807
C-Beam Machine XLarge
A rigid and wide format, plate and carving CNC.
Build Author Stokrotka74 Views 2895
This is a Sphinx variation, aimed to minimize footprint and maximize workarea. Work in progress.
Build Author zaxes Views 8853
Laser engraving machine
Second better project, high durable mainframe, silent work, non vibration.
Build Author Said Views 12978
Here is my Project A CNC 3000 mm by 1500 mm, with a 2.2kW spindle collet ER25 and 4 stepper motor nema 23 425oz-in. The purpose being to have a large work surface for a minimum cost.
Build Author David Bunch Views 2542
V-Slot 2020 EggBot
To build a simple EggBot
Build Author OpenBuilds Views 523
Interface magnetic mount
A simple build that helps you to mount the OpenBuilds Interface to the front of your machine.
Build Author RSch Views 798
Scroll-saw Spiral Cutter
Attached to a scroll saw you can cut nested wooden spirals with this jig. Make two, three, four ... interlocking spirals that unwind/unscrew. Fascinating toys or art objects!
Build Author CNCGear Views 2868
The BlackBee CNC
Ball screw drive, linear rail CNC Kit
Build Author Ptiwee Views 5632
LR/BS CNC Router
An easy to source/easy to build, yet quite robust CNC router. This design has not yet be implemented.
Build Author tshilling Views 15779
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 Alex Chambers Views 807
Rotary axis for Workbee
Adding a rotary axis to the Workbee 1010. Including height modifications to the Workbee.
Build Author that-jim Views 2520
Fixed Gantry CNC Router
A fixed gantry router using OpenBuilds control and electronics.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 12813
C-Beam® XLarge Linear Actuator
This OpenBuilds C-Beam XL actuator is the backbone of a lot of the awesome builds put together by the OpenBuilds community
Build Author David Bunch Views 4372
Add more V-Slot to my Makerfarm 10" Prusa i3v
Upgrade my 5 year old Makerfarm printer to use more V-Slot
Build Author Ariel Yahni Views 40695
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 Indieflow Views 92880
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 Kanu Views 3217
Filament winder ( carbon fiber )
Carbon fiber filament winder
Build Author shanehooper Views 18284
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 Keith Davis Views 9065
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 DylanWarrick Views 3152
Sim Racing rig
Made with OpenBuilds 2020 and 2060 material/brackets/hardware. Simlabs wheel deck. Fanatec DD wheel base/wheel/pedals NRG seat Sim racing studio wind simulators Few 3D printed brackets/caps/cable holds
Build Author C-CNC Views 6971
Gantry Style CNC from plywood
I am currently 15 years old, from Germany and trying to build a low budged CNC router. I only designed this CNC based on other CNC routers that I have seen and what I am able of. It consists mostly of 2.3cm plywood to keep costs down. The size of the work area is approx. 40 x 80 cm. I would be really glad if you could give me advice's for improvement on the design and everything else ... ( I could really need your help :) ) enjoy :)
Build Author tommygun Views 2701
Full aluminium profiles construction. Synrad 50w CO2 laser. Ruida controller. Yaskawa servo motors
Build Author Steven Bloom Views 20545
This is my first CNC build. The Sea-OX is a machine built out of three 1000mm C-Beams. I plan to have a Y length of 1000mm and a X length of 650mm. The Z should have the ability to move approximately 100mm.
Build Author Sergei Starovoitov Views 1290
CNC laser with GRBL firmware on board
Build Author Sam Keller Views 10721
Openbuilds 4x8 cnc
I built this cnc using 2 z axis actuators thinking it would minimize deflection and it seems to be very sturdy. I used 2 1500mm c channels for my x axis, 1 1500mm c channel for my y axis, nema 23 stepper motors, dm556 drivers, 2 24v power supplies, smc5-5-n-n controller, 9mm wide belts, and the Hitachi m12vc router. So far it's working very well with a few hiccups. Programming the controller was a learning experience but I'm very happy with it.
Build Author crypt-tek Views 6536
The crypt-cube is another project I've been working on off and on over the past year, unlike my previous built C3DO this is a much smaller built with a volume of 318mm x 240mm x 220mm. With this build my main focus is precision and speed.
Build Author Leonard Cross Views 23207
Workbee CNC Router/Laser/Plotter
A CNC machine with an expansive 30x30" work area, supporing a router, laser, simple plotting and work monitoring camera. Control includes a tethered control box, game controller style jog control, and relay controlled AC outlets for all appliances. Accessories include a 3D printed dust shoe, a complete spoilboard and hold down system, an XYZ touch probe and multiple vacuum retention boards to support full profile routing.
Build Author mathom713 Views 5617
27" by 40" CNC
DIY design and build of a roughing 2' by 3.5' CNC router
Build Author sausagePaws Views 1708463
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 Kyo Views 1473
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 Ollieg Views 1194
1.3m x 1.3m RF laser cutter
RF 100w laser cutter build, aluminium extrusion
Build Author Kelly Horn Views 722
first CNC build
It start out to be an upgrade of a CNC 3018-PRO but ended up being a full build
Build Author Mark Carew Views 104963
This OpenBuilds Mini Mill is a great go-to desktop sized CNC milling plate / part maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author Michail Views 1085
HYDRA multi tool CNC , based on ACRO
Build Author OpenBuilds Views 5416
OpenBuilds Enclosure Series
Easy to build series of enclosures for all your CNC needs!
Build Author Corey Corbin Views 1721
Ball Screw Carrier.
Create a ball screw carrier with out BF BK bearing blocks.
Build Author Kelly Horn Views 320
Belt drive linear scale for Mill and Lathe
Build Author Giovanni Adamo Views 784
GIGAWATT 2.1 LASER CUTTER
Progetto di un laser CO2 da 50w Autocostruito, con scheda di controllo MKS Sbase v.1.3 Firmware Smoothieware versione CNC Struttura realizzata con profili T-slot 20x20 e 20x40
Build Author Alex Chambers Views 10691
Workbee with Duet controller
Workbee 1010 with Duet controller from Ooznest
Build Author Metalguru Views 10060
Yet another build of an improved C-Beam Machine, improving stiffness, size, versatility, and strength without increasing costs much.
Build Author M1dn1ghtN1nj4 Views 1899
This is a heavily modified system based on the RatRig V-Cast. Lots of personal touches, and a LOT more to come!
Build Author Mark Carew Views 7362
NEMA 17 Belt and Pinion Actuator
This Belt and Pinion actuator is a great example of how easy it is to convert your machine into a belt drive system.
Build Author gsw Views 1076
This is a K-Cup sealer i constructed does a fine job
Build Author 2SIsurf Views 388
Hotwire cnc Surfboards
Xl 2 axis foam cutter Eps Surfboard blanks Simple open concept but high production machine. Shape 3d case with open builds controller
Build Author Spiffcow Views 14328
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.