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Build Author Scott Laughlin Views 282
My large machine 48 X 48
This machine is controlled by a Mach3 BOB. I USED Nema 34 stepper motors and a 3kw, water cooled spindle. I’m in the process of adding a vacuum table with 4 zones. I have an X-carve so I use Easel to create G-code for the large machine. I’m currently looking for a way to stabilize the Y-axis. It wiggles a little, so I want to add another linear rail high on both sides.
Build Author Phil Harris Views 86
cnc back stop for brake press
back stop build
Build Author sausagePaws Views 69904
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 Mac6986 Views 13061
Vinyl Application Roller table
Build progress of custom roller table for applying graphics
Build Author arcrunner Views 9389
Vulcan: 750x1200 V slot 90W Co2 Laser
Tried to get best value and minimal footprint!
Build Author Peter Stoneham Views 22078
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 ewr2san Views 675
Techsoft Roland TS-30 rebuild
Replacing the Electronics and Spindle. Intending to rewire all the buttons and make it into a more modern and easy to use CNC.
Build Author Kyo Views 26067
This is going to be a Sphinx 1050 build. Starting off as a stock kit build using industrial electronics and opensource control software. Mods and upgrades to follow.
Build Author Brian Popp Views 48200
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 Scott Drake Views 10841
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 Rob Taylor Views 13951
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 Tweakie Views 33373
Software speed control of a brushless dc (Bldc) motor from Mach3.
Although this build is typically Mach3 related there is no reason it cannot be adapted for use with any machine control software which provides a PWM spindle control output. As an addition, an option has now been added which will enable the interface to manually control outrunner speed without the need for a PWM signal.
Build Author that-jim Views 5187
Z-Axis Upgrade For My Sphinx
Z-Axis Upgrade For My Sphinx
Build Author MattR Views 14691
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 that-jim Views 1358
My ACRO Build
An ACRO laser put together with some repurposed and some new parts.
Build Author David Bunch Views 12023
A Rolling Plotter
To build a simple plotter that rolls along the length of large paper, foam core or other flat objects.
Build Author CChico Views 3033
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 UltiBots Views 32297
UltiBots CB3030 CNC Router
The UltiBots CB3030 CNC uses C-Beam, V-Slot and an extruded aluminum T-Slot work table. This allows 6mm T-Nuts, step clamps and blocks to secure materials to the work surface. The all metal design makes the use of a mister possible.
Build Author idegraaf Views 12839
Build Author Yanou Fishel Views 6516
Beefed up Minimill
A beefed up minimill, ready to gnaw on some aluminum! HG15 linear rails, a thick heavy column, bellows and easy fixturing and tramming.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 3853
A framing design for cantilever style printers
Build Author Keith Davis Views 17120
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 Tourniquet63 Views 1323
Denford CNC Resurrection
Denford CNC Mill Update
Build Author Gareth90 Views 6555
Y-1200 co2 laser
Y-1200 Build The Y-1200 has a cutting area of 1200 x 600mm and the main chassis has a external size of 1620 x 955 x 450mm. The recommended power output is 60-90W, this can also be increased with the use of an extension box. designed by furtherfabrication ROB CHESNEY FREELANCE INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER.
Build Author Sray69 Views 8796
Custom 4x4 CNC
I started designing and ordering parts for this build back in Oct 2021. Unfortunately life got in the way and I had to sideline the project to deal with more important projects. I am now back working on this project full time. I originally was building a MPCNC on this torsion box platform I built but quickly realized how difficult it would be to produce anything with good accuracy. So I decided to design my own CNC that would be more robust and accurate.
Build Author StephanG. Views 4244
KillerBee 1515 customized
Killerbee 1515 with modifications.
Build Author Cam Garrett Views 1340
Sturdy Motorized Photographic Copy Stand
i would like to build a sturdy motorized photographic copy stand. i have hobbled together a hand crank version using a used umbrella pole but it is not suitable as it is awkward and wobbly.
Build Author OpenBuilds Views 2458
Multi Z LEAD Machine Addon
The Multi Z adds multiple Z axis to a LEAD CNC Machine allowing it to cut and carve 2 to 3 times the amount of projects in the tame it takes to make just one
Build Author Ticky-Tack Views 8970
Photogrammetry 3d Scanner
A mid-sized version of a Photogrammetry 3D Scanner.
Build Author that-jim Views 12722
Fixed Gantry CNC Router
A fixed gantry router using OpenBuilds control and electronics.
Build Author deltajegga Views 7616
probably as big as you'd want it...
Build Author I-P-Daily Views 1265
CNC built, work in progress, fail
2x4 cutting area, enclosed with dust collection mainly built out of wood.
Build Author Sjefke1993 Views 2139
Budget friendly starter build
DIY CO2 laser build. Budget friendly, 2020 T/V-slot profiles and scalability.
Build Author DaveD Views 5339
Lead 1010 First time build
First time build of the Lead 1010 CNC with the High Z add on.
Build Author boutrous Views 6673
Laser Rotary Attachment
Build Summary updated after parts list completed
Build Author Kanu Views 8511
Filament winder ( carbon fiber )
Carbon fiber filament winder
Build Author Ponxerino Views 3233
Fixed Gantry Easy Assembly
Fixed Gantry CNC with good accuracy and rigidity but for a higher price than the usual CNC's on the site.
Build Author Giarc Views 1700
Dedicated Rotary Laser Made from Scrap and Spares
A clone of https://openbuilds.com/builds/dedicated-compact-rotary-axis-laser-engraver.10204/
Build Author CChico Views 5532
Custom 40W Laser Cutter
So this is my custom 40W build. I wanted to make another laser similar to the one I built but a lot smaller and an all in one system so that if I ever decide to do a farmers market or something similar, I wanted to be able to put the laser on the back of the car and drive to whatever location. I think it's going to work. It will be see-through with lights and screens eveywhere. The lights alone should attract people like flies. That's the plan anyway.
Build Author JOSH.PIERCE Views 34754
CoreXY W/ Fixed Build Plate & Enclosure
Building a Core XY printer with a fixed build plate from off the shelf parts.
Build Author Jasont Views 1956
MY first CNC build
my first cnc build using the lead 1010 to build bigger and better!!
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 4751
MakerSL MSL-65 Manual Coffee Grinder Stand
I know this build is a little off category here at OB, but I wanted to share it with the community (as well as other coffee lovers) and show however vast the possibilities are when OB hardware is involved. This is a powered stand intended to operate a manual coffee grinder. It is compact, light, portable and uses simple drive components (B&D Cordless Screwdriver). I will post two version, V-1 (Beginner skill level ) and V-2 (Intermediate skill level). Both accomplish the same results.
Build Author SORIN ILIESCU Views 50125
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 GreenCampuLtd Views 1462
THE BIG GREEN MACHINE
1500*1500*1900 (xyz) Biocomposite Pellet 3D printer
Build Author Chris_WD Views 4058
3D printer for printing Clay/Paste
I designed this 3D printer from scratch for my mechanical engineering capstone project. It's made for printing clay but should be able to print any paste material. The clay extruder system could be easily modified to work with almost any 3D printer. The printer is approximately the same size as an Ender 3.
Build Author David Bunch Views 5746
Dedicated Compact Rotary Axis Laser Engraver
Compact Dedicated Rotary Axis Laser Engraver
Build Author Jason @ MCC Views 7460
QueenBee Pro CNC Router and Lathe
A 1000x1500mm QueenBee Pro with a 4th Axis Rotary attachment/Lathe Bed.
Build Author nc3dpw Views 18963
(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 JCPhlux Views 23050
Large Core XY 3d Printer W/fixed build plate
Build Author Nick Cipolla Views 1698
2 Axis Lathe cutter
Rubber company use as a lathe cutter for accurate cuts compared to hand cutting.
Build Author Metalguru Views 14159
Dragon Portable CNC Plasma Cutter
A small portable CNC Plasma Cutter with some unique features
Build Author viktop Views 19930
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 ahayden Views 23888
C-Beam Prefab Untitled
The C-Beam Prefab Untitled is designed as the cartesian compliment to the C-Beam XL. With the exception of requiring a couple more 1000mm C-Beams and lead screws, the build requires a minimum of additional parts. The primary intention of the build is to maximize the cutting envelope while still staying within the sweet spot for C-beam rigidity. This design can easily be modified and allows for further custom structural components to be cut with the initial build platform.
Build Author Lloydsch47 Views 1674
Double C-beam Y axis 500mm., Double 2080 X axis 600mm. , C-beam Z axis 250mm, TB-6600 drivers, MKS-DLC32v2 GRBL w/wi-fi and blue tooth
Build Author Troy Joachim Views 13959
Prusa i3 Bear IDEX
Remix of the Prusa i3 Bear with added IDEX
Build Author James Archer Views 11508
Archer - An extendable all metal 3D printer
This is an all metal build using OpenBuilds V-Slot linear rails to produce a high quality and cost effective 3D printer. The printer is designed to be scalable for your desired build area and can utilize high quality hotends with 16mm groove mounts such as E3D.
Build Author wojak Views 8208
W|W plasma/drag knife 1500x1500 (floating head & z-axis)
Step by step designing and implementing of my plasma approach
Build Author blterry1 Views 15491
The Beeline CNC
Here are the instructions to build the Beeline custom CNC router table.
Build Author dcorb Views 22117
3D Turn Table Scanner
My attempt at a 3D scanner. Still trying to convince myself it will work.
Build Author DarkPenguin Views 2336
New Workbee Z Axis
Hopefully an upgrade of the Z axis of the Workbee.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 30363
V-Slot Miter Saw Stop
A quick and simple saw stop build.
Build Author boutrous Views 2472
Build using standard parts as much as possible, Open Builds etc. To keep printer usable for more materials will be trying a heated bed with rotary elec union for the thermistor and power.
Build Author Giarc Views 51970
ACME OX (A Lead Screw Driven Ox Derivative (850x1500))
Another build based on the original OX design with a cutting area will be about 26" (680mm) x 50" (1300mm) and driven by lead screws.
Build Author shanehooper Views 6375
All metal CoreXY 3D Printer Design with triple z, kinematic bed, and scalable corexy mechanism.
Build Author Jean-Francois Talbot Views 7636
A 2 axis laser engraving machine, with a manual Z axis.
Build Author sharmstr Views 14405
Shawn's Workbee 1510
Shawn's adventure in assembling and customizing the Openbuild's version of the 1500x1000 Workbee.
Build Author Jay Almers Views 5828
FlashPoint CNC v1: 500mm x 1000mm 3-Axis CNC Router
My build is based on many different builds but pieced together into a unit specifically to suit my needs. The footprint, without motors, is around 500mm x 1000mm with a gantry height of around 250mm. I used a combination of C-Beam, for the linear transmission, and V-Slot for the base and gantry supports. Forged angle connectors were used for attachment and I utilized the C-Beam gantry cart kits with anti-backlash blocks for both Y axes, the X axis, and Z axis.
Build Author IndyMaker Views 19158
Ooznest Ox with 3D Printed Gantry Plates
Ooznest Ox with gantry plates and end caps 3D printed in ABS rather than aluminum.
Build Author Dollarz81 Views 10339
C-Beam XXLarge "Tank"
This is a modified build C-Beam XLarge. 1000mm C-Beam used for X and Y axis, and the Y Axis moves the X bridge, not the material being worked.
Build Author Slewratesarego Views 16384
The RAT. A form ply and aluminium hybrid.
A hybrid of form ply and aluminium. 835x1260x100mm working envelope.
Build Author Ronald van Arkel Views 10815
Promoveo Study Builds
Build Author Aaron Newsome Views 3316
7 Axis Camera Slider with Telescoping Vertical Lift
A six axis camera slider with a 7th LIFT axis added!
Build Author Dave420 Views 12537
OpenBuilds C-beam 15mm belt on 1500mm C-Beam.
OpenBuilds C-beam 15mm belt on 1500mm C-Beam.
Build Author Frank Gore Views 6423
A custom Delta printer for large projects with any filament that still retains speed and accuracy, all within a 15 amp/110VAC power budget. Based on Johann's Mini Kossel design.
Build Author BeTrue3D Views 19293
High Quality CoreXY with focus on quality and optimized printarea versus physical size of the printer.
Build Author Edgar Mata Views 9871
ME - Laser CNC
Build of a small laser engraver using V-slot profiles and 3d printed parts
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 15285
Co2 Laser Cutter/Engraver Rotary Attachment
Vslot rail system at work again, laser cutter/engraver rotary device for cylindrical objects .
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 9406
The Franken Rotor
Yes another K40 Franken machine dedicated for round objects,,,
Build Author M1dn1ghtN1nj4 Views 7141
This is a heavily modified system based on the RatRig V-Cast. Lots of personal touches, and a LOT more to come!
Build Author Justinat Views 41996
Mini lathe CNC Conversion - Work in progress
My on going build of CNC Mini Lathe
Build Author sgspenceley Views 175666
Linear Rail CNC Machines
A CNC build using linear rails & lead screws.
Build Author m10cube Views 3690
M10CUBE PICO CNC. A Universal Controller
An attempt is to be a Unified Modular Controller based on M10CUBE platform. For GRBLHAL and MARLINHAL applications. HAL porting is under way 1 - WIZnet Pico Clone W5100S-EVB-Pico 2 v- 6 X StepStick. Not sure about the sixth driver, (Pico pins limitation) . External connectors for larger drivers 3 - Opto - isolated spindle PWM. 4 - HMI 5 - I/O on diferent modules and Ethernet 10MBPS communication. Patches will be written to GRBLHAL for Ethernet I/Os (Interrupted).
Build Author Edgar Mata Views 14705
ME - Core XY 3d printer
I wanted to make my own Voron, so I made my own Voron,
Build Author T4Concepts Views 68395
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 Glenn Weston Views 8774
"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 piyawat thongchan Views 9010
Draw bot core xy
In the design stage. Help guide.
Build Author JimB828 Views 7093
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 ymilord Views 52700
FARM OX (Four Axis Rotary Machine)
Four Axis Rotary Machine (FARM) OX. Equipped with a X,Z,A & C Axis.
Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 4332
40x40 V-Slot Rod Type Linear Actuator
A Rod-type Linear Actuator based on the 40x40 V-slot profile
Build Author Michael.M Views 57122
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 crypt-tek Views 31310
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 the DustRoom Views 3294
My C-Beam build and modifications
Modified C-Beam which I plan to add a laser module and eventually convert to C-Beam XL size.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 27749
Combines the layout factor of a CoreXY while using Cartesian logic. The design has a fixed build plate - moving an X/Y frame on the Z axis enclosed by an outer main frame.
Build Author Gino Lanzi Views 10773
2 GANTRY CNC HOTWIRE MACHINE
A 2 independent gantry affordable hotwire machine.
Build Author carlos515 Views 5840
Based on 608 tube Plasma Cutter
Simple steel tube design Plasma water table
Build Author Gary Caruso Views 1384
OpenPull From CNC Kitchen.. attempt
This project is a Pull tester for material testing or structural testing with stress (force) data logging, I don't have plans for strain logging but that might be down the road.
Build Author Edgar Mata Views 2259
ME - Cloner 3d printer
I decided to start designing this printer, this will be my solution for a more rugged printer that you can use as workhorses...
Build Author sam_uk Views 891
A Delta robot for weeding crops using AI and ROS2
Build Author lewac Views 7860
PnP 4 axis small/fast machine
You need some mechanical and electronic experience. This is NOT a novice undertaking! a familiarity with linux a plus (but not necessary). Basic woodworking and metal fabrication a big plus as well.