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Build Author checkeredBug Views 723
Large 2 foot x 3 foot x 4.5 foot build volume Core XY printer build in process at this point. I am designing everything from scratch and using typincal parts bought from amazon for the build.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 7032
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 viktop Views 911
Simple Cnc System (arduino Grbl)
Arduino powered simple CNC system using GRBL firmware. Designed to give the most function using the very least number of parts at the lowest price.
Build Author viktop Views 1441
Simple CNC Router (Nema17, V-slot 2040, Arduino, GRBL)
An OX-inspired mini desktop mill.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 21234
OpenBuilds LEAD CNC
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 DanY3D Views 323
Dirt cheap build.
Build Author Xxztrexxx Views 823
Black out Edition Workbee 1010
Thanks to all the Open Build elves that meticulously package and wrap all the little tiny parts and pieces. I have put in a request to get you people a raise..
Build Author Cortellini Views 1359
the Feedback Fractal project
The Story of the Scecina Memorial High School 1510 BUILD will unfold through a series of 10 minute Episodes. Each episode will consist of video showing how to assemble some aspect of the 1510 overlaid with a discussion about Technology, Art, Philosophy... and Life the Universe and Everything. Episode two is soon to follow. If sufficient interest ensues, the episodes may continue beyond the building of the 1510 to relate its use in the making of the Art.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 66833
This OpenBuilds Mini Mill is a great go-to desktop sized CNC milling plate / part maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author Spark Concepts Views 58826
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 pauna Views 377
My giant "WORKBEE" 1750mm X 1750mm by ooznest
CNC MACHINE WORKBEE'S table making
Build Author Sebastian-Schuetz Views 2408
Open source large format CNC-machine and 3D printer
For a schoolproject we decided to build this large format CNC-machine. The greatest part of the mechanics were sourced from OpenBuilds.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 11242
SLA (Resin) 3D Printer
SLA LCD 3D Printer ( 8.9'' LCD screen )
Build Author RV6APilot Views 246
South Carolina Workbee 1000X1000
This is about my build of a Workbee 1000X1000 being built here in Trenton, SC. My goal is to use it to help cut the new panel for my RV6A airplane.
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 461
The Franken Rotor
Yes another K40 Franken machine dedicated for round objects,,,
Build Author Rusticalmond Views 7539
CNC Hot Wire Cutter 4 Axis for Cutting Foam Wings
My build is to allow me to cut foam wings using CNC Hot Wire Cutter.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 6327
A beefed up modification of the TrueUp Kit project
Build Author obmilllivebuild Views 2235
Live OpenBuilds MiniMill -> MiniPrint/Laser Conversion Demo @ MRRF2019
Transformation of an OpenBuilds Mini Mill into a convertible 3D printer / CNC mill with interchangeable tooling. Maybe a bonus conversion TBD.
Build Author Colin Mccourt Views 1914
The BEE and ME
I have always wanted to work with CNC machinery...a few years back I got my chance to learn some basics at the Double Glazing Company where I was employed (very basic I might add) before the firm folded and I was made redundant...I wanted to continue learning and when I came across this site which push affordable machines I thought I'd give it a go. So I purchased a !000mmx750mm Screw Driven Workbee from Ooznest and I'm about to embark on my quest as many have done before me...Wish me Luck!
Build Author Shortyski13 Views 314
Mushu - Large Scale CoreXY
20x26x28 inch Build Volume CoreXY. Unlike many builds, I've decoupled the XY movements from the Z-Axis lead screws to help prevent Wobble, will be using linear guide rails, and mains powered bed heater, and a bed that is Allowed to thermally grow. This build is JUST narrow enough to fit through a standard sized doorway.
Build Author Moag Views 71174
C-Beam Machine XLarge
A rigid and wide format, plate and carving CNC.
Build Author Cortellini Views 151
The FEEDBACK FRACTAL Armature Build
The Feedback Fractal Project (Project) - building "A Monument For Our Time." As its intent is to build a monumental sculpture, the Project will produce an object d'art. Yet, once begun, the Project has evolved a life and character of its own. I continue to follow the thread woven by the materials, the processes, and the people that come to it and in the end the work will not only be a faithful rendition of an image and a concept, it will also be a tapestry of the story of its making.
Build Author Rob Taylor Views 1786
Grizzly G0758 Benchtop Mill Conversion
A proper CNC mill conversion. But quite small, with my trademark idiosyncracies.
Build Author Michael Morlan Views 1104
Shapeoko 2 - my first CNC
This was my first foray into CNC. I chose to go with a reliable kit build since my knowledge of GCode, controllers, and steppers was pretty rudimentary.
Build Author infectedfpv Views 302
3D printed Laser Engraver
i´ve designing this laser taking care of every part to be functional, This laser has Endstops mounts on the corners and the X axis both sides too. The corners has fasbelt tension knobs for easy operation. The laser mount has adjustable knob to manually rise or down the laser for focusing purpose. all the parts have been printed at 65% infill a 2 perimeter lines just to make the parts stronger. Attached you will find a part list with quantity and link where to buy. SIZE 1mts x 75cm Built area
Build Author Mark Carew Views 93305
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 dreys Views 3422
Was once a mini mill
Build Author Ollieg Views 172
Hevavy duty 1300mm x 1300mm laser cutter Ceramic tube Servo motors
Starting the next Laser build, Plan to complete within 60 days.
Build Author RobSaunders Views 5318
Z-Axis for Laser Diode
Custom Z Axis for OptLaser 6watt and the Acro System
Build Author Mark Carew Views 859657
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 Spark Concepts Views 833
MPG Jog Controller for CNC xPRO
Been playing around with an MPG Jogwheel
Build Author David Bunch Views 4559
Sphinx 55 with 3D Printed Addons
This is a build log of the Openbuilds Sphinx 55 with some 3D printed parts for the electronics and probably other parts as they come up.
Build Author Ryan Lock Views 40338
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 skarab Views 54988
Much4 - LaserV printed version
By following the way of Robert Hummel, I drew a version of its exellent Laser V to use NEMA17 and easily printable parts.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 18545
OpenBuilds WorkBee 1010
The OpenBuilds WorkBee 1010 - 1000x1000 Lead Screw Driven CNC Machine
Build Author Aaron Newsome Views 3157
Yet Another LEAD CNC Build
My take on the LEAD CNC build. Followed the instructions and I think it came together very nicely. Added a few of my own touches to finish up the build.
Build Author Metalguru Views 3604
Some Improvements on the Workbee 1000x1000
Improvements both real and suggested for the Workbee assembly
Build Author Jacob Lotter Views 3557
1510 Workbee Modified
Some of the things that I have done to my 1510 Workbee Installed Linear rails and bearing blocks with drawings. Installed Ops console Made conversion plates for extruded aluminum to casters Extended z axis travel by a couple inches with steel plates. As of now in the process of installing Lead screws across the 1500mm length.
Build Author Michael LaBombard Views 509
My Workbee build
Workbee, 1000mmX750mm , from China
Build Author DakotaBusy Views 831
OX (Large) CNC
Building a Large OX CNC Open Build on a fold down table.
Build Author Knut Bøje Views 5045
My OX cnc upgrade.
Build Author Joe Young Views 3075
Rack and Pinion (Death to Belts)
Low profile rack and pinion linear actuator design
Build Author Mark Carew Views 20844
OpenBuilds WorkBee 1510
The OpenBuilds WorkBee 1510 - 1500x1000 Belt Driven CNC Machine
Build Author Mark Carew Views 75788
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 crystaldragon141 Views 3416
Rostock TETRA V0
This is an experiment to build a Linear Delta Printer using four towers instead of three. Primary reasons: 1. Build area is roughly cubic vs roughly cylindrical 2. Greater speed and precision from additional control provided by fourth tower. 3. Symmetric kinematics from even number of towers.
Build Author crypt-tek Views 1783
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 rkugler Views 1368
Miter Saw Stop Block
Just starting a miter saw stop system. Any suggestions appreciated.
Build Author j0achim Views 5566
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 gonzachus Views 3581
1000 x 1000 Workbee powered by X controller
A standard 1000x1000 Workbee powered by an X-controller using a Hitachi router
Build Author HC.Carbo Views 3868
C_Beam X5L Hybrid_Tank
classic router with a ab table
Build Author Srđan Marković Views 463
I am satisfied with my build and next one will be even better.
Build Author Spark Concepts Views 3515
CNC xPRO V4
Take your build to the next level with the CNC xPRO V4!
Build Author mytechno3d Views 11097
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 Peter Stoneham Views 961
Large 'Double H-Bot' using Openbuilds 2040 v-slot
The aim of this design is to build a simple, cost effective (under $1000) and relatively compact large volume (m3) 3D printer that will use a pellet extruder to create art/design objects using shredded recycled plastics.
Build Author piyawat thongchan Views 2814
Draw bot core xy
In the design stage. Help guide.
Build Author Troy Proffitt Views 3232
Sphinx Upgraded plates / ballscrews and linear rail
Upgraded Sphinx Cbeam using 3/8 aluminum plates and linear rails / ballscrews
Build Author pek Views 28230
Prusa i3 Bear Upgrade V2
Stronger frame for Prusa i3 MK2(s), MK2.5 and MK3 3D printer
Build Author SecretSpy711 Views 7077
Heavily upgrading my 1200x500 Shapeoko 2... ...er, wait, scratch that... Building an all new machine, roughly the same size, that should be more rigid than a Shapeoko 3!
Build Author openhardwarecoza Views 54212
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 skarab Views 16016
iTopie RepRap - 3D Printer
A stable and strong 3D printer made of 16mm MDF and machined on my OX.
Build Author jdeglavina Views 1769
SMD Pick and place machine - Smoothieboard/OpenPnp
A dual head PNP machine that uses Openbuilds hardware, a Smoothieboard controller, dual camera vision, automatic/drag feeders, and OpenPnp.
Build Author Alex Chambers Views 3448
Workbee with Duet controller
Workbee 1010 with Duet controller from Ooznest
Build Author Mark Carew Views 3024
Nema 23 Belt and Pinion System
This easy to build and effective system can take your builds to the next level! This design is strong and accurate and could be the solution/upgrade that you've been looking for!
Build Author Ariel Yahni Views 987
OB 2x72 Belt Grinder
Build a 2x72 Belt Grinder out of OpenBuilds V-Slots
Build Author HuguesP Views 337
Peristaltic pumps, Automatic Cocktail mixer
This is an automatic cocktail mixer made with 8 small peristaltic pumps. this is driven with the touch screen or over wifi. the controller used is a raspberry pi with a Apache webserver
Build Author CoreCube3D Views 5467
CoreCube3D - A CoreXY 3D Printer
Building a CoreXY based 3D printer using primarily parts from China on eBay. Large 500mm frame.
Build Author wastelandfab Views 3114
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 joetemus Views 7061
K40 ACRO Conversion
A K40 to ACRO Co2 laser cutter build. Designed and built to expand the work area of the K40
Build Author Matt586 Views 2557
Kraken Core-XY Printer
Core-XY build witha quad nozzle
Build Author JerwanDavis Views 1842
Coined by my family as the: Davomatic
Build Notes: Here are all the parts necessary to re-produce this design. Please note, all of the parts are either sourced through openbuilds or have been selected and printed from thingiverse.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 9194
OpenBuilds Sphinx 1050
The OpenBuilds Sphinx 1050 - 500x1000 Lead Screw Machine
Build Author John Pollman Views 844
Wanhao Duplicator i3 Plus - Major rebuild.
Major rebuild of my Wanhao Duplicator i3 Plus.
Build Author Gerald Klein Views 4730
300mm Diameter, 1 Meter tall, Delta 3d Printer
I built a custom delta using 3, 1000 mm long C-Beam® Linear Rails and 3 C-Beam Gantry Sets. I had the bottom and top plates water jetted ( for accuracy ) out of 1/2 inch aluminum, from a design that I did in Fusion 360.
Build Author Bikes and Beer Views 1157
The Forever Project
Workbee 1010 Lead Screw with water cooled spindle and enclosure
Build Author superwoodle Views 975
A table top OpenBuilds MiniMill build. 48V 52mm spindle with ER11 collets.
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 1637
Co2 Laser Cutter/Engraver Rotary Attachment
Vslot rail system at work again, laser cutter/engraver rotary device for cylindrical objects .
Build Author RoosterTX Views 1337
Lead CNC build, Mansfield, Texas - BUILD COMPLETED WITH REVIEW OF THE KIT
The machine is a stock Lead CNC, with the Black Box controller and StepperOnline 269oz NEMA 23 motors. I'll be using the DeWalt 611 from Openbuilds, as well.
Build Author mohammadyzr Views 3241
Noor CNC Designed by Mohammad Yazdi Rad www.yazdirad.com
Build Author Troy Proffitt Views 20384
Double D-Bot 400mm x 400mm x 600mm
Based on D-Bot but used more metal bracing / openbuild plates instead of plastic parts. Also size was increased.
Build Author msdosfx Views 1215
Workbee 1510 Screw Driven
Workbee 1510 screw driven build by MsDosFX.
Build Author Chazg Views 408
Indoor Drumline Props
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 8722
MakerSL MSL-8 OB Vise
Small Machining Vise designed around 20x80 Openbuilds Rail System
Build Author thinman Views 2232
A 250x250 mm Delta Printer utilizing a Duet Wifi controller and a Titan Aero direct drive extruder.
Build Author CChico Views 6506
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 Scott Martinez Views 2705
This machine is a heavy duty, moving gantry style CNC router. It uses Teknic ClearPath servo motors driving ballscrews and linear rails. The machine has 36" x 48" x 19" of travel with about 7" of clearance below the gantry.
Build Author Daid Views 1360
Inpired by the OpenBuilds OX and PrintrBot Crawlbot. This is the LimpyCNC. It's still a work-in-progress. But it provides a 120x120cm work space without using up 150x150cm of garage space.
Build Author Cosmosteel Views 590
Clear Acrylic Dust Shoe
Attaches router with screw clamping. Clear Skirt is 2" long or can be made longer if requested. Works well keeping dust within the chamber. It can be made to fit shapeoko, ox cnc, workbee, xcarve, 6040, laguna,piranha, millright etc. with similar setup including Bosh, Makita , dewalt 611 routers or spindles.
Build Author Leonard Cross Views 4667
Workbee CNC Router/Laser/Plotter
A CNC machine with a massive 30x30" work area, that supports a router, laser, 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 MarkM_NJ Views 10180
My very first openbuilds cnc machine. Followed along DaztheGas's Spartacus build.
Build Author CharlieShimota Views 8660
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 Keith Davis Views 4708
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 Hidro669 Views 268
My custom world of tanks gaming desk built by Ragged Edge Eaming Solutions
summary huh... If it doesnt fit MAKE IT!
Build Author JamesL Views 3946
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 Santoferr Views 2797
Butterfly 3DP V 1.0
tronxy x3 like
Build Author Mark Carew Views 1121
OpenCase Mounting Kit
The OpenCase Mounting Kit makes wire management quick and easy!
Build Author skarab Views 57069
A 3D printer without belts, a print volume of 320x320x260mm, obviously the V-Slot as linear guide! and a maximum of printed pieces.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 2374
V-Slot™ Nema 23 Linear Actuator Build (Belt Driven)
This example build shows how easy it is to make a linear actuator using a few OpenBuilds Parts.
Build Author Metalguru Views 8586
C-Beam Machine Too
C-Beam Machine upgrade using linear rails to increase machining size by 2.5 times and increase rigidity
Build Author Gino Lanzi Views 5275
2 GANTRY CNC HOTWIRE MACHINE
A 2 independent gantry affordable hotwire machine.