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Build Author Gooshpoo Views 535
Gooshoo's H style cnc machine
A cool project about my cnc machines unique style.
Build Author Joe Downard Views 103
A complete noob stumbling thru his first cnc build in winter.
Build Author devloop Views 1188
5 X 5 Plasma SIMPLE Build
5 X 5 Plasma table...Hypertherm 45 XP....CandCNC....Openbuilds
Build Author Andre Cooke Views 394
CNC Greenland Paddle Carver build
CNC mill for carving / milling Greenland Paddles
Build Author David the swarfer Views 10021
The Nguni - an OX variant
A modified OX with more X clearance, MDF plates, vacuum table
Build Author coxnugget Views 340
Bedroom Builds (BrB) DIY CNC
So I am employed in the automotive industry and I walk by thousands of dollars of CNC products daily that are no use to me due to being a Technologist and not a machinist. So therefore with some research I found openbuilds and their great selection of products to build my own CNC. This CNC will consist of 4 axis one removable 360 degree axis for turning alongside a x axis table Y axis stationary gantry and a Z axis attracted to the Y axis linear actuator.
Build Author nc3dpw Views 505
(Portable) Large Format 3d Printer 4ft square frame. Build Volume 36in x 36in x 36in
Large format printer build based off successful small Corexy. I figured it could be scaled to large format and be portable. Portable meaning by removing a few pieces it could effectively be rotated out of a standard door frame.
Build Author mikework Views 1712
My 1st C-Beam CNC
1M C-beam xy variant
Build Author Jens Grabner Views 1540
This calculator work inside with a spezail count format - Fraction as Mantisse + Dezimal exponent .. in summ 9 Byte.
Build Author JWhitten Views 6448
Build #2 - Bigger & Stronger
Large format CNC router with a 1500mm x 3000mm cutting envelope (5 x 10 ft) strong enough to cut wood and aluminum constructed from 20-series and 40-series aluminum extrusions. Complete Project Log w/ Pictures: https://goo.gl/photos/Co81AvGwVijE2zow9
Build Author MidnightQuads Views 293
Components- RAMPS, running marlin, Nema 17, All metal extruder, 600mm lead screws, 600mm 2020 aluminum extrusions, 12v 30a power supply, 12v LED strip, Typical endstops, 600mm 8mm linear rods, Bearing block for 8mm bearings, Openbuilds plates, wheels, and bearings, 500x500mm borosilicate glass plate
Build Author cory stafford Views 378
Home built laser cutter
This is a laser cutter built with intent to use arduino as controller for a co2 cutting laser.
Build Author Daeg Views 251
First build - small scale
Using basic standard components, beams, motors, belt drive on x and y, z is a screw. Using Grbl Panel on Windows 10. Really basic router, had trouble getting the controller to turn on the router and set speeds so it is currently wired to a power bar switch so it runs full speed and I just use the switch to turn it on and off. Just getting x, y and z control working properly for now and likely going to switch the router to my dremel 4000 using a 3d printed mounting bracket I got from thingiverse
Build Author Tucstrlly Views 3317
Stainless OX Kit Build "Diamondback CNC"
A copy of the Stainless Ox by Martin Barfoed. Similar design, construction and control.
Build Author roadss Views 4794
Rawcnc 1.5 Desktop Edition
This will showcase the build of my Rawcnc 1.5. A rigid cnc router from the Swedish company Rawcnc, featuring a rather cool linear motion system, rack & pinion and steel reinforced X-axis capable of milling aluminum.
Build Author Carl van Heezik Views 697
C-Beam™ Machine for PCB milling
C-Beam Machine for PCB milling
Build Author MTO Views 876
Absolute positioning hardware and software
Absolute linear positioning using deBruijn sequences.
Build Author Dave Pyatt Views 429
DaveP's Homemade CNC Project
Somewhere along the line sometime around February 2017 I got the bug in my head that I needed to build a CNC router. This is where I am today...
Build Author CharlieShimota Views 2057
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 pek Views 7713
Prusa i3 Bear Upgrade
Stronger frame for Prusa i3 MK2 / MK2s / MK2.5 3D printer
Build Author Puddin Views 3939
100w Laser Cutter Build Log
I rebuild my 2 meter tall 3D printer into a 100w laser cutter
Build Author Brian_fox1980 Views 354
This is my first build so I will let you know how I get on
Build Author onefoursix Views 1028
Yamm (Yet another MiniMill)
First time CNC user having a good time with a MiniMill
Build Author shadowtec Views 581
My 80w Laser build (1000x1000 cutting area)
This is a 80w laser which I am building (picture of the case) the frame is constructed with normal square tubing with plastic corners. this laser needs to live outside
Build Author crispin Views 155
Hi my name is crispin and I'm an aluminum addict.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 20098
V-Slot Miter Saw Stop
A quick and simple saw stop build.
Build Author Elmo Clarity Views 5245
A TrueUp Glide modified to use 20x40 V-Slot with a 300x300 bed.
Build Author crypt-tek Views 3422
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 dynosaur Views 359
C Beam Served
C Beam Machine built in a server cab. Hopefully this keeps every thing enclosed , clean and quite ?
Build Author blue25 Views 908
Need cnc to make alumunium sign, brass stamp, etc
Build Author SecretSpy711 Views 2574
Heavily upgrading my 1200x500 Shapeoko 2.
Build Author sybren Views 1044
80watt Lasercutter, workingarea 105x52[cm], steel frame
I will write a short buildlog here with mostly pictures. I designed this lasercutter in solidworks(not totally finished) for a good overview and such that the steel tubes could be lasercut by a company, the metal frame is based on the lasercutter the KÄSER, which you can find on cnczone.nl. The mechical parts are designed by myself because I had no mill to my use, so the mechnical parts are lasercut(same company as tube) steelplates welded together.
Build Author urthlight Views 351
Ancient Roland Table top Mill
The parts are now very reasonable.
Build Author medicshort Views 379
Just now in the planning phase of my build. Waiting for some parts to come in to see what I am going to build off of. Print area going to be close to 300x300x350. Trying to decide if I want it enclosed. I do want to print ABS... so probably so.
Build Author DazTheGas Views 18230
Been using the Ox now since 2015, so decided I should move on to C-Beam :-)
Build Author Joerharris Views 1562
Joe Harris's all metal CNC Router build
I'm building a CNC router in my garage (almost finished!) and I'm keeping a video build log of the process in the hope it may be useful to others wanting to do the same. I don't have much in the way of fancy tools so expect a bit of innovation on the way!
Build Author mikememmi Views 1745
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NT0N1rt3F7c it's alive
Build Author patdee Views 1545
777 CNC Build
To begin the "Build" I have ordered a few parts from OpenBuilds to get started. They are arriving today; according to "tracking". I cant wait! Praise Jesus! This 85 yr old man is getting a "New " life. Hallelujah and amen. Because I am building this on an existing machine, I have to be careful; so I will order some parts then see what I don't need (such as a base); along with parts that I may need to adapt it to the machine. It should be fun! "Caint wait!"
Build Author dtanney Views 829
This will be a CNC milling machine. My goal is to make this mill for the minimum cost I can while not sacrificing quality. In hope of staring an educational YouTube channel on CNC milling and 3D Printing. Along with when to use both.
Build Author TimVukman Views 966
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 Spiffcow Views 5212
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.
Build Author TerryLCole Views 1683
CNC design (parts named)
This design is previously posted in this area. I downloaded the file in order to customize as I needed. I found that the parts were not identified. I went through the design in an attempt to name the parts and identify them by location.
Build Author Andreas Bockert Views 2058
Yet another 1x1 Sphinx
Build a 1x1 Sphinx/Sphinx XL style CNC.
Build Author Trunkmonky Views 5771
OX, of the house Steel
OOZNEST Style OX machine with 3D printed panels
Build Author Mario A. Arevalo Views 426
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 716
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 Superslinky Views 1494
K40 Laser Build (Major Changes)
Major K40 Laser Mod
Build Author Keith Davis Views 1665
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 Kiwi Kevin Views 955
my version of xl
A table top version of the open build xl router kit set build. This use of c - beam and xl kit set was coupled with Mach 3 controller running on Dell opti -plex 755 and win 7 pro licence. A Dell opti-plex 755 empty case was used to house the controls and wiring , including the limit switch and emergency stop safety circuits
Build Author Polymergraphy Views 2304
Skyggen 3D Printer
GT2 belt-driven Cartesian 3D Printer on an OpenBuilds Extrusion gantry, developed through Autodesk Fusion 360.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 5270
This design should give the same performance as the high speed Ultimaker since it uses a similar ultra-light X/Y concept which eliminates any movement of both the X and Y motors to achieve X/Y travel.
Build Author Ryan James Views 7818
A smaller version of a standard D-bot. Smaller to fit better in my workable area and to fit my vision for the printer.
Build Author Rui Vasconcelos Views 656
C-Beam XL ( 1 meter²)
A modified C-Beam Build with a few Addons
Build Author Viren Views 528
Toying around a concept. Inputs are welcome on whether to use lead screw or belt drive. My lead screw will be single start 500 mm lenght, 2 mm pitch and 2 mm lead. Nema 17 motors will be used. All veterans, suggestions please.
Build Author Karan Singh Sisodia Views 1425
CoreXY based CNC Laser machine.
Build Author Knut Bøje Views 3984
My OX cnc upgrade.
Build Author dreys Views 1462
Behemoth cnc router with linear rails
Behemoth cnc router build in progress using hiwil rails and closedloop servos.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 1307
A simplified version of the TrueUp LZ. Designed for classrooms and students
Build Author Mac6986 Views 1188
Vinyl Application Roller table
Build progress of custom roller table for applying graphics
Build Author ChadRat6458 Views 1939
SkyKae sphinx - c beam xl hybrid
I took what I thought were the best parts of the sphinx and the c beam xl to build a bigger and faster machine.
Build Author Jeremiah Guinn Views 1627
OX CNC SMW3d 1500x1500
A small business idea led us here, lets see where it will go.
Build Author idegraaf Views 2175
Build Author Firetruckguy Views 9158
Nebraska 1246 x 1184
This is my first attempt at a CNC anything build
Build Author MTO Views 1502
4' by 2' Lasercutter
4foot by 2 foot, 10W El-Cheapo blue laser
Build Author dogmeatk Views 6421
Dogmeat's Custom C-Beam XL
I love the C-Beam XL concept, this build is my custom version with the goal of increasing rigidity for metal milling.
Build Author MTO Views 1365
V-Slot MAME cabinet
A minimalist MAME "cabinet" made from extrusion.
Build Author Wombaticus Views 957
Printer number 2
A Large Printer that will hopefully be able to print at least 45cm cubed
Build Author Bradles Views 2330
Linear Rail derivative with ball screw
basic start to design of cnc machine
Build Author Jason Harding Views 1396
Mobile bed cnc machine, first build
Currently i am reworking the frame still with current available parts just going to buy material to make the y and the z axis from openbuilds. The x axis is now going to be mobile similar to a 3d printer style.
Build Author evgeny156 Views 2270
OB Minimill with bottom frame PSU+Drivers
All-in-one OB Minimill
Build Author Jean-Francois Talbot Views 2412
A 2 axis laser engraving machine, with a manual Z axis.
Build Author DA_Spec Views 3170
Heavy duty C Beam
a 1000mm x 1500mm CBeam build with hgr20 hiwin rails 600w er16 spindle
Build Author PatrickB Views 2984
The goal is to have a relatively strong CNC to be able to cut alu. Working space will be around 800x350x100mm.
Build Author JimB828 Views 873
This build will be based on the C-Beam Plate Maker, with additional changes based on other builds and ideas.
Build Author SamKircher Views 3235
C-Beam Sphinx Vacuum
A modified 1000x1000 Sphinx, with a built in vaccum table.
Build Author stargeezer Views 1948
Next up will be the electronics package. My parts bins are overflowing with boards so this may be the hardest decision to make of the entire build.
Build Author PhotoSgt85 Views 1312
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 Daryl Eden Views 891
C beam Larger and Stronger
My first build based on the original C beam Sphinx. I’m not sure at this point what the final size will be. I have the parts from the c beam Sphinx and extra beams and lead screws to build up to 1000mm x 1000mm.
Build Author Andrew Helsel Views 4794
MiniMill with DW611 and SmoothieBoard 4x v1.1
Build Author changedsoul Views 1645
First CoreXY Build
First CoreXY. Simple Square build, hopes for faster movements.
Build Author JimB828 Views 3100
A horizontal-router CNC using openbuilds parts geared toward routing out mortise and tenon joinery; or any other end grain work on wood.
Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 57038
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 Greg Lampman Views 5665
C-Beam Intro to CNC
Build log for my first CNC machine, a C-Beam Plate Maker
Build Author Cornerspace Views 1189
C Beam CNC+Laser
You will be following the assembly of the mechanical kit and how i integrate the electronics into the final build.
Build Author Jay Lytle Views 1233
Stock CNC Router
This is my first CNC router, so be kind on the criticism. I'm still learning. Not an engineer, and not a machinist so I am having to research and learn aspect from both of those areas of study!
Build Author Roberts Kristins Views 1878
Core XY My-BOT 500 x 500 x 1000
My first construction after many years buys ready devices.
Build Author Robert E. Nee Views 5136
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 Joortiz1 Views 1862
Norm Inverted - Cartesian
As a tinkerer and hobbyist I need a reliable quality printer on a budget... Meaning I'm not looking to buy a: Prusa, Zortrax or LulzBot because of the added cost their marketing adds. I can definitely build a machine of hopefully equal quality at a lower cost that is not impacted by the marked-up priced from a large reputable manufacturer. I will need to dedicate time and more time for design shakedowns to ensure I produce a quality machine. Bare with me on this build... Thanks!
Build Author Braindice Views 1251
My first attempt at building a CNC style machine. Overall my plan is to use the PlanetCNC breakout board and software to run the machine from a dedicated laptop/tablet.
Build Author Brian Popp Views 15784
Salmon Sphinx 1.0
A tribute build based on Kyo's wonderful CBeam Sphinx. My hope is to improve on that build slightly, but to be honest, I'll probably just screw it up. I'll use this build to publicly document my failures.
Build Author Nels Views 2921
Another Sphinx - 1000mm x 750mm
The reason for building this CNC is to help me in my guitar building hobby. (telecasters)
Build Author THE LINK Views 1745
2020 First build.
Probably cheapest DIY build youl see.
Build Author Bruce Walker Views 2588
BD's C-Beam Machine CNC Router (WIP)
CNC router table based on OpenBuilds C-Beam Machine bundle.
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 7970
Just a little light duty laser engraver.
Build Author Tinkerz Views 2960
A stout 3D printer build with the hopes of being able to serve as a light mill (PCB) and laser engraver
Build Author JerryD Views 2441
1500x1000mm Adjustable Height
I have the demand to cut/etch tall pieces of material. For this reason, I have designed a machine with 500mm uprights with adjustable gantry height. This way I can raise/lower the sled and z-axis as needed. I've also chosen to use a linear C-channel assembly for the Z axis with the plate mounted to the gantry instead of the other way around. This will allow for maximum range of the z-axis. The parts list/BOM does not include motors/belts/pulleys or electronics.
Build Author megashub Views 3893
K40 C02 Laser Rail System
An Openbuilds replacement rail system for the common eBay "K40" C02 Laser Cutter
Build Author Hisha Views 3479
A 1000mm x 1000mm Sphinx/R7 build.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 3120
The MakerSL Customized OB Minimill
This is my interpretation of the OB Minimill, what I've changed so far, and what may continue to change as my requirements change.