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Build Author Mark Carew Views 440
OpenCase Mounting Kit
The OpenCase Mounting Kit makes wire management quick and easy!
Build Author Jacob Lotter Views 195
CNC ESS Controls System
My Controls box to run my Workbee 1510 That was retrofitted with Lead Screws as well as Lineal Bearings. The stock electrical configuration was not enough, so here are the Measures that I took to not only make this machine Run again, but to have fun with it, and make this system be able to run any CNC I run in the future with the installed microcontroller.
Build Author Savvas Views 8719
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 Shelby Teknologies Views 136
Pick and place
Pick and place based on the Openbuilds ACRO 20x20
Build Author David Hartkop Views 415
Humanitarian Medical Instrument Sterilizer Made from RepRap Parts
Instructions to build an open-source off-grid medical instrument sterilizer that can be used by aid workers in places without reliable electrical power
Build Author Mark Carew Views 932
A simple to assemble, super clean and safe PSU case solution that fits into the OpenBuilds wire management ecosystem
Build Author Greenman Views 290
Gluing frame for guitar tops and backs
I have built four of these frames. The first pictured I have been using for maybe a year or two and bought the clamps. The last three I have made I have built my own clamps with openbuild parts. I am still working on the design. At present I use wedges to apply pressure to the side of the wood and block. I am working on a cam system to apply pressure. I just bought 8mm screws with Knobs for quicker adjustment. I will update the build when I make these improvements.
Build Author Spark Concepts Views 1557
CNC xPRO V4
Take your build to the next level with the CNC xPRO V4!
Build Author Joe Young Views 1007
Goliath - CNC + 3D printer Hybrid
Mostly for Mill work, and FDM 3D printing (mostly Nylonx). I'm currently in the process of adding some hardware for a project requiring lathe work. I've included a solidworks 2014 pack and go for those of you interested in the build. if you need another file type, just let me know and i can try to accommodate. This is a scratch build (electronics and hardware)... see photos. Everything is pretty close to industrial quality... Electronics too. I got sick of other COTS designs breaking down
Build Author jdeglavina Views 576
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 Vegard Humlen Views 527
CNC Coating Machine
The purpose of this machine is to mix two parts of conformal coating with different viscosity in exactly 1:1 ratio and distribute the fluid on to PCB to seal and make it waterproof.
Build Author Kedals Views 214
Small Slot Cutter
A build to cut .008 inch slots into JB Weld.
Build Author blindflight Views 187
Open Builds C-Beam K-cup holder
Making use of c-beam I have had left over from projects.
Build Author James Evanko Views 486
Ball Trajectory Machine
Need to build a machine that accurately positions objects for processing by a computer vision algorithm? Here is an example of a machine that does that for a ball trajectory application. The black anodized V-rails work well for applications in optics and imaging where the machine needs to stay out of the limelight.
Build Author MattR Views 594
Cricut Expressions 2 to ESP32 GRBL Control
A log of my "brain surgery" on a Cricut Expressions 2 to change the control board to something open so that I could cut what I wanted. The ESP32 GRBL board I used has bluetooth and WIFI built-in and was very easy to get working just the way I wanted.
Build Author MTO Views 674
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 hbtousa Views 243
Stinger-Panting Images in the Air
Stinger displays images in the air by using a single column of LEDs. Special computer code converts graphics to pixels; then, the pixels are send to the strings of LEDs, which with the help of of the motor's fast movement the most colorful are displayed on thin air.
Build Author MTO Views 194
3d printable galvos
Build Author stepper Views 477
Touch screen macro imaging
This is a brief overview of the build of my macro imaging slide.
Build Author Shelby Teknologies Views 817
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 Mark Carew Views 53639
V-Slot™ Belt & Pinion Example Build
The OpenBuilds team has redefined the belt and pinion concept. By using standard OpenBuild components were able to improve on this system in ways that will save on cost and enhance its engineering capabilities.
Build Author Makerparts Views 730
Makerparts Mpro Slider System
Makerparts.ca MPro Camera Slider System
Build Author mytechno3d Views 696
Crypto Mining rigs with vslot rail
Build Author Greg Wroblewski Views 3013
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 MTO Views 2346
V-Slot MAME cabinet
A minimalist MAME "cabinet" made from extrusion.
Build Author Jason Crayne Views 1436
glue/staple/eject 1 Axis driven Rail building machine.
Build Author Tommy Williamson Views 1453
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 uGen Views 11065
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 hbtousa Views 599
Quack Ball is a game in which the objective is to knock down moving ducks. The ducks are protected by a barricade that moves at a very fast speed. The game can be played individually or by two or more players. Each round consists of a total of ten targets to shoot and each player will have four balls to shoot. Prior to beginning play, a player selects how many ducks, maximum four, the player will knock down continuously. If player fails games is over for that player.
Build Author Calotype Views 1148
My DIY panoramic rolling (&banding) Machine.
DO WHAT YOU IMAGINE !
Build Author Cheeze Views 640
32 Button Hand Pendant for the PlanetCNC Control Board
This project is for building a remote hand pendant for the Planet-CNC control board but could be adapted for many other projects. The pendant allows for machine control without being at the computer keyboard and the button functions on the pendant are defined by the user.
Build Author Naomi Wu Views 3482
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 Eric Jacobsson Views 2350
The Floating Dust Shoe
I wanted a dust shoe that have a easy access to tool change and something that kind of float on the surface. And I have seen shoes with long brush that sucked in by the vacuum. I think I have the solution too all that here.
Build Author rkugler Views 1007
Miter Saw Stop Block
Just starting a miter saw stop system. Any suggestions appreciated.
Build Author Rodrigo Gonzalez Views 821
The user will input a selection from a variety of pre-established drinks. The user will not need a glass, since it will be provided in the automation process. This completely eliminates the need for a bartender if an RFID purchase system is implemented.
Build Author RJ_Make Views 931
Fully Open Source Motorized Camera Slider Build Overview (OpenSlider)
This is a video were take a high level look at how I built up my version of a fully open source Motorized Camera Slider (OpenSlider)
Build Author Jens Grabner Views 1927
This calculator work inside with a spezail count format - Fraction as Mantisse + Dezimal exponent .. in summ 9 Byte.
Build Author MTO Views 1410
Absolute positioning hardware and software
Absolute linear positioning using deBruijn sequences.
Build Author crispin Views 458
Hi my name is crispin and I'm an aluminum addict.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 21821
V-Slot Miter Saw Stop
A quick and simple saw stop build.
Build Author TWBoy Views 982
This box is made from tough aluminum with plastic boards, helps hold WiFi Routers, Modems, or/ Ethernet Switches! The aluminum can resist the heat produced by these electronics, and the weight of the electronics, also being light itself. This box is the thing you need to hold your electronic devices!
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 7852
MakerSL MSL-8 OB Vise
Small Machining Vise designed around 20x80 Openbuilds Rail System
Build Author Joonie65 Views 1713
Hydraulic lifting table
I started this project without drawing. in itself this went fine with some minor adjustments. My profession is machine builder that might make it a little easier. I still enjoy it every day.
Build Author rcKeith Views 29602
Hot Wire 4 Axis CNC Foam cutter
This build uses drawer slides and thread rod to create foam wings and fuselages by passing a hot wire through the foam which makes very accurate shapes. I built a Radio Controlled SuperVC10 using foam but did have a cnc machine then so I had to make many templates to guide the hot wire. This inspired me to build a cnc hot wire cutter. Works really well and have made several RC models with it now
Build Author Mario A. Arevalo Views 754
Screen Mesh Stretching
The intention of this project is so that the mesh is on the well stretched frame, and thus there is a better production of frames.
Build Author Peter Van Der Walt Views 1260
MakerSL style vice - using just off-the-shelf-parts (NB UNTESTED WIP)
An attempt at copying the https://openbuilds.com/builds/makersl-msl-8-ob-vise.4084/ using just off-the-shelf OpenBuilds Parts - no machining
Build Author pek Views 1742
V-Slot Hand Cutting Jig
To help cutting v-slots with hand saw
Build Author Anthony Castelluci Views 845
Simple Camera Lofted Camera Slider
Build a manual camera slider.
Build Author Mac6986 Views 2544
Vinyl Application Roller table
Build progress of custom roller table for applying graphics
Build Author Spark Concepts Views 57348
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 mcbuilder22 Views 1316
Automatic spray machine.
Build Author PhotoSgt85 Views 1640
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 JimB828 Views 2588
Miter Saw Station
A Miter Saw station built using a Dewalt Miter Saw Stand and V-Slot extrusions.
Build Author kallibaba Views 12350
CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine
A little CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine More and details in the next weeks
Build Author Beam Views 4313
DIY Flywheel Camera Slider
My take on a non affordable slider.
Build Author Jinx117 Views 3265
V-Slot Linear Actuator Bundle
v-slot linear actuator build.
Build Author Marc Gingras Views 4269
Table saw fence and guide
The idea was to build a proof of concept table saw fence similar to a thru-rip or accusquare fences which retail for 400$, with the added option to motorize the positioning.
Build Author kallibaba Views 7765
Two color Drawmachine
GRBL, vvvv, drawbot, penchanger, custom plates
Build Author Jonathon Duerig Views 3377
Chrysalis: An Enclosure for TAZ 6 3d Printers
Aluminum-framed enclosure for TAZ 6 3d Printer made with Makerlink.
Build Author Peter Van Der Walt Views 2652
The Almost Perfect 3 Way Mitre (with MakerLinks)
A quick and easy way to make a 3-way mitered corner using MakerLinks
Build Author Peter Van Der Walt Views 3082
The Almost Perfect 3 Way Mitre (with Angle Corner Connectors)
A quick and easy way to make a 3-way mitered corner using Corner Connectors
Build Author MTO Views 2020
C-beam upgrades to my power tools
Just some repairs and upgrades to my drill press and mitre saw using c-beam.
Build Author 3D Meister Views 2074
Camera slider with rotation prototype
I made a cam slider prototype with adjustable rotation to get experience for my CNC milled slider in planing.
Build Author Robert Huxford Views 1666
High Intensity Dive Light
Long duration , high intensity SCUBA dive light using Li-Po 18650 batteries and advanced circuitry.
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 4319
Spindle cooling setup
Cooling system for water cooled spindle.
Build Author Don Crawford Views 4635
Table Saw Fence
Trying to build a low cost table saw fence using v-wheels
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 2498
Air assist/fume collector for Diode Laser Engraver
This is a work in progress
Build Author Makerparts Views 3358
DIY Multi Row Nodal Point Spherical Panorama Head
DIY Pano Head
Build Author Mike Hake Views 1630
Epoxy dispenser, to apply non-conductive epoxy to electronic board.
Epoxy dispenser, 2nd one, first one works great. Uses HMI to allow for operator to pull up files for different jobs. 9 prox sensors, Eot and home on all 3 axis. High quality nema23 motors with intergrated drives from applied motion. Uses programmable router for drives.
Build Author seedorff Views 1691
A simple made hideaway for ugly electronics
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 1265
Clock repair stand
Open source clock movement stand
Build Author Gino Lanzi Views 4497
2 GANTRY CNC HOTWIRE MACHINE
A 2 independent gantry affordable hotwire machine.
Build Author Linkreincarnate Views 1508
I have parts that are apparently not suited to a cnc router or a 3d printer. I am still trying to figure out what to make out of what I have,
Build Author Rick 2.0 Views 2956
Adjustable Router Guide Template
This project is an adjustable router guide template made with 20x60 V-slot. It was meant as a less expensive and more user friendly alternative to commercially available units.
Build Author Ken376 Views 1468
Welded project cnc first try
Kind of hard to see in this pic now lining up drive s and finishing framework
Build Author kallibaba Views 2195
Linear Rail for Dobot Magician
This is a simpel build of a Linear rail for the Dobot Magician.
Build Author Venturebit Views 3195
SHRED-Buddy3D UPcycler - Open Source Multi Material Cutter&Pelletizer
The whole system is powered by 12V / DC power. Process it into Pellets or Granules to use it with your 3D Printer or Filament Extruder. Our self-developed steppermotor Controls allows you to optimally adjust Feedrate for your Situation. Forward, Backward and Stop is integrated for easy operation. The Speed can be continuously regulated via rotary switch.
Build Author Edgar Robles Views 2034
Sheethexapod works with basic mechanims as direct metal-metal links and joints, all movements can be done by a rc servomotor in this case towerpro model.
Build Author Jonathon Duerig Views 5231
CNC Glass Grinder
This is a 1-Axis CNC Glass Grinder. It uses a hobby grinder to miter a precise angle on the edge of a piece of glass.
Build Author Iwan Müller Views 3027
Controlbox for a CNC Router
A Controlbox for my CNC-Router, containing stepper-drivers, Planet-CNC MK3 Controller and a Controlpanel with joysticks.
Build Author Jose A. Molina Views 2978
Reborn as the Soccer Pitch for our Robot Spider Soccer game - Robotics/Maker Club Teaching Cart
The Soccer Pitch for our Robot Spider Soccer game
Build Author Jose A. Molina Views 3836
Remote Controlled Robot Spider(Teaching Tool)
This Project is meant to teach introductory robotics and arduino styled micro-controllers to HS and MS students.
Build Author Makerparts Views 4085
Cbeam Digital Mitre Saw Fence
Work in progress.. but nearing completion :)
Build Author mytechno3d Views 3359
DSLR ( video ) motorized slider
In order to make some nice traveling video you need a slider .
Build Author Maxime Favre Views 2856
Brewery tank supports
Trying to design modular and evolutive supports for my brewery tanks.
Build Author Bridge Port Views 4819
CNC Line Boring Machine
This is a CNC Line Boring Machine for our cabinet shop. It drills the holes every 32 mm for the adjustable shelf pins in the cabinet side pieces. I chose this option over purchasing a multi-head boring machine that requires 11 drill bits - Left & Right hand twist - that also requires a lot of strength to plunge that many drill bits into the wood to be drilled.
Build Author Zenmaniac Views 6489
4-axis C-Beam Hot Wire Wing cutter
4-axis CNC Hot wire foam wing cutter
Build Author Jonathon Duerig Views 5158
Archivist Quill Book Scanner
This is a book scanner built out of aluminum extrusion. It is designed to get high quality scans without harming the book. It is not automated. You still have to turn the pages yourself.
Build Author Gerrald Views 2942
This build is to show what's possible as well with openBuilds! I use a single ArduinoMega and 5 separate stepper drivers (A4988). The LEDs are all NeoPixels. Collision 'detection' is all done within the code, so the endstops are only sensors I use in this build. I'm a self-employed video-artist and this is my first installation which just needs power and it runs (where I'm quite proud of). Normally my interactive installations take a long setup time, so this installation is a relief :)
Build Author cbordeleau Views 6941
OpenBuilds C-Beam Double Slider
This slider uses an 500mm OpenBuilds C-beam and the design is such that the effective length of the slider is slightly less then twice the length of the C-Beam. It can be used both motorized or not.
Build Author Jan Koeppen Views 5119
Touchsensor assembly machine
This is a handy machine to assemble touch sensors into display frame.
Build Author cbordeleau Views 3126
Slider Levelling Platform
3d printed V-Slot Gantry Plate leveler.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 3143
MakerSL MSL-7 Laser Cut Tape Dispenser
An easy simple Tape Dispenser, spawned out of necessity, and shared for the fun of it...
Build Author David Arroyo Views 10531
Using a Raspberry Pi, Arduino and a Protoneer CNC Shield to create an Open Source CNC router controller. It will be equipped with a touch screen to control the on board processor. The touch screen will run a user interface that has buttons for added functionality. There will be a camera for monitoring progress from inside my office. The control box will also feature a way to power the vacuum and spindle/router . I will also be able to monitor room temp as well as Pi CPU temps and averages.
Build Author snokid Views 5851
C-beam Camera slider
feel kind of bad calling this a build because of pretty much everything is off the shelf parts. I'm writing my own sketch right now for the motion but there is a version or 2 floating around on the net based of this design. I will post my code once it's done.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 5375
Work Bench Stand
Here is a nice little simple build that will help to free up some extra space on your work bench. If your like me you need all the room on your work station you can use, so this is great to have.
Build Author DIY3DTech.com Views 4233
3D Printer Leveler Made with Maker Rail
Leveling Platform / Stand 3D Printers
Build Author Mark Carew Views 50921
X Y Table OpenRail / V-Slot Build Examples
The X/Y table system is a great starting point for many CNC projects giving you the ability to move an object on the X and Y axis in a simple compact style.
Build Author Rusticalmond Views 7251
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.