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Build Author BeTrue3D Views 13944
High Quality CoreXY with focus on quality and optimized printarea versus physical size of the printer.
Build Author Bud Griffin Views 6914
BF3D OX (Big Freakin' 3D OX)
This is my latest printer build. The second printer I've built using V-Slot.
Build Author Jacques D Views 4315
My first printer
My first printer! I went for a simple cartesian design, based on evilc66 one. It uses 1000 mm C-beam linear actuators. The build volume is 700x700x700 mm^3.
Build Author George Motichka Views 1582
I wanted a machine that could easily switch between 3D Printing and Laser Engraving
Build Author MidnightQuads Views 1832
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 Terone Burgenheim Views 3195
CoreXY - Tower Printer
I wanted to try a different way of operating the Z Axis so I setup a tower using 40x40. In the end it worked excellently and can easily print 60mm/s with 150mm/s travels. The coreXY is a very cool kinematic, and you can get some pretty great speed and accuracy. The main issue is the fact your Steps/mm are doubled, so the lower end motors don't like it at high speeds.
Build Author MikeBardsley Views 7840
Fast, Large build area, CoreXY design
Build Author medicshort Views 1298
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 Robert DInkel Views 7457
X Axis Upgrade for AM8 (ANET All Metal)
My goal is to upgrade the acrylic ANET A8 to all metal.
Build Author CubeSpawn Views 15289
CubeSpawn Ultimaker 3D Printer Module
This 3D printer is an implementation of the Ultimaker 3D printer Using the Modular approach, many of the parts from the CubeSpawn 3 axis mill translate straight across into this design, so adding new concepts should go quicker
Build Author Viren Views 1415
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 J-Wahl Dezign Views 7907
My little monster
Build Author RSW Views 5161
RSW's 3D Printer Build
I recently completed my C-Beam Plate Maker build ( http://www.openbuilds.com/builds/rsws-c-beam-build.4286/ ) and quickly got the build bug. I was looking for something to make with the new C-Beam and decided its time to venture into the 3D printer world. I can honestly say I have never been in the same room with a 3D printer, so this is going to be a learning experience. I spent some time browsing the 3D printer builds and finally decided to copy the Talos3D by AlexLee.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 16699
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 11543
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 Keith Davis Views 2735
A simplified version of the TrueUp LZ. Designed for classrooms and students
Build Author Jesse Gordon Views 5025
Easy to build and robust 3D printer framework
Lord willing I will be showing you how build a robust and easy to build 3D printer framework using V-Slot rails and rollers. It's a little bulky, but it has all spring tensioned rollers on all axes, and can be built entirely without custom machining on any parts. You will need digital calipers, a drill press, a carbide toothed miter saw for cutting aluminum extrusions, and lots of little screws!
Build Author PaulS Views 15705
UltiFaker 2 Go
This is a breakdown of how I designed the UltiFaker 2 Go as well as how I machined and assembled it. I'll include a complete BOM and all of the drawings and prices.
Build Author DiggerJ Views 6162
Pink Panther - MendelMax variant
Taller and wider MendelMax 1.5 spinoff
Build Author maverickccie Views 12163
D-BOT With Mods
What a way to learn about 3D printing
Build Author kylesmth Views 3149
Lead screw printer
High quality e3d parts with a minimalist design
Build Author Wombaticus Views 1528
Printer number 2
A Large Printer that will hopefully be able to print at least 45cm cubed
Build Author Andrew Long Views 7284
CoreXZ implementation on 3d printer using Openbuild and RobotDigg parts.
Build Author francesco pollina Views 4369
FFF 3D printer 2x2x2m
The 3D printer will be able to print 2x2x2m components and not just in PLA or ABS. It's not just a DIY printer but I'm trying to apply engineering formulas to make it. I'm going to apply the state of art for 3D printing and scannering existing.
Build Author changedsoul Views 4869
First Ever Build
This is my first attempt at building my own 3d printer.
Build Author jjcolletta Views 8770
First 3d build
I am building a simple home brewed printer. I have a background in industrial automation so I figured how hard could this be. The mechanical build was pretty smooth as was the electrical side. Now just getting plastic out the hotend is my stopping point.
Build Author Scotty Orr Views 3774
QuorXZ: A String-driven, Core XZ Printer
The QuorXZ doesn't magically appear. It's gestation takes time, careful attention, and requires many parts. However, when it is ready, a magical, mechanical instrument is born....(and when you finally say its name, it sounds a little bit like "corks").
Build Author changedsoul Views 2959
First CoreXY Build
First CoreXY. Simple Square build, hopes for faster movements.
Build Author Roberts Kristins Views 4399
Core XY My-BOT 500 x 500 x 1000
My first construction after many years buys ready devices.
Build Author Puddin Views 4240
HUGE 3D printer build
just wanted to share my build of a huge 3d printer. It stands just over 2 meters tall and has a total print area of around 850mm x 850mm.
Build Author Martin Bogomolni Views 8594
Delta-Six ( Jerry426 variant )
Building a Delta-6 variant, using recycled parts from a WolfStock Delta printer.
Build Author Shortyski13 Views 7300
A Large CoreXY build that can just barely get in through a doorway, aiming for under $1000. Build Volume approximately 18in x 24in x 26in.
Build Author Joortiz1 Views 2935
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 THE LINK Views 2869
2020 First build.
Probably cheapest DIY build youl see.
Build Author jjcolletta Views 6934
Voxel OX Based Build
Building upon the great work done by Marshall Peck and others. I have started a new build.
Build Author Tinkerz Views 4728
A stout 3D printer build with the hopes of being able to serve as a light mill (PCB) and laser engraver
Build Author Arunkumar Views 7081
Polar Bot which used to depress buttons
Build Author Sage Views 63692
Super rigid Delta printer, using 20X40 V-Slot
Build Author dcorb Views 9719
Steel Frame 3D Printer
A steel framed 3D printer using a similar design with my CNC Router.
Build Author sgspenceley Views 4283
LinearRail - 3D Printer
I have re-purposed many of the parts from my Linear OX build. I'm using MGN 12 linear rails on all three axis, 5 start lead screws on the Z axis and I'm going to experiment with 5 start lead screw on the X axis. The frame plates are made from 1/8" laser cut mild steel, & open builds extrusion.
Build Author diego benavente Views 14885
kukatype 3d printer open source
im just starting and the size of this is 1.5 meter from base to end
Build Author Lindsey Lewis Views 6004
CORE XY 3D Printer
This is an inexpensive build, large volume 2225 cubic inch, CORE XY 3D printer providing decent speed with precise and repeatable precision with expandable features.
Build Author runninfarmer Views 9709
Build Author Fabio Orsi Views 3772
147 RepStrap 002
This project is focused on developing a low-cost, portable and open-source FDM 3D Printer.
Build Author Rob Altenburg Views 10067
Rob's D-Bot Build
The plan is to make this a fairly stock D-Bot build. We'll see if mods start creeping in.
Build Author mirage335 Views 4779
Portable, high-speed, low-cost advanced multi-tool desktop factory derived from LulzBot Taz and TazMega.
Build Author runninfarmer Views 6417
Mid range build.
Build Author evgeny156 Views 4575
3D Printer on Prusa architecture with best parts available
Wanna quet an nice looking device done by my hands
Build Author Giuliano M Views 9151
CoreXY cube with 600x600x800 volume.
Build Author Limine3D Views 5919
A cartesian build with a build dimension of 200x200x750mm. I will be using a dual extruder, heated build plate, and a screw drive for the z axis.
Build Author Ciprian Stingu Views 2495
My 3D Printer
A DIY 3D printer. At beginning made from aluminium profiles, aluminium sheet and wood :)
Build Author Jim S Views 9209
C-Beam based modular Resin Printer
The build is based on a 500mm C-Beam and the SeeMeCNC FlexVat. The C-Beam is both the linear motion and a structural element of the design. The frame that holds the 45 degree first surface mirror and the build vat can slide up and down the C-Beam to accommodate projectors with lenses at different elevations.
Build Author PhotoSgt85 Views 5654
FLSUN Kossel 3D printer
A brief write up of the making of the FLSUN Delta Kit. This kit is based on an open source design. I had a need for a 3D printer without the desire to dive into another project, so a kit was the obvious way to go. I already have a delta printer in the works and so this is more of a stop gap in the interim.
Build Author runninfarmer Views 22918
Build Author J-Wahl Dezign Views 6449
1.4 meter tall build height, 300x410mm build plate cartesian
The original plan was to build a 3d printer with a 1200x1200 build platform with a 600mm build height. I was having issues getting ahold of a large enough borosilicate glass plate for the build so I decided to go for build height. I plan on using a smoothieboard for the controller. The build has currently slowed down. I was removing a broken drillbit from the linear rail mount, and it shattered and took out my eye. I am doing what I can when I can focus my eyes long enough for the build.
Build Author antonyking Views 8696
3D PrintBot 500x500x500
Large scale True 500x500x500 build volume 3D printer.
Build Author nschreiber0813 Views 3315
Schreibotics Fabricator MkII
It all started after my prusa i3 build inspired me to experiment with resin 3D printers because I want to learn if they are worth it and if I can design my own printer.
Build Author adamcooks Views 37320
Based on the work of Carl Feniak and his C-Bot. A robust Core XY style 3D printer that has a clean parallel belt implementation and whose dimensions are adaptable to meet builder's needs. The use of open builds V-slot and other open hardware make customization easy. Utilizing a 300x300 build plate this derivation utilizes three lead screws, synced to a single motor via gt2 belt
Build Author SteamLabs Views 4040
Simple design with a large build volume - 450x450x450
Build Author Limine3D Views 18745
Delta printer designed in sketchup and includes an adjustable bed.
Build Author Makerparts Views 8014
Makerparts.ca Prusa i3Pro 300
Concept for a Prusa i3 made from Cbeam Extrusion. X & Y using GT2 Belts, Z using Acme Screws Goal is to build a simple. and very Solid Printer Single Z Motor to keep the Z Screws in Sync. (Might require Geared Nema 17) 12" x 12" x 12" Build volume Nema 17's
Build Author evolver56k Views 2776
The Artist Formerly Known as Prints
Work in progress large volume CoreXY printer
Build Author Eric Kiser Views 6484
Live D-bot build at MRRF 2017 (Mar 25-26)
I will be attending the 2017 Midwest RepRap Festival (MRRF) with a small team of printer enthusiasts with a goal to fully assemble a Core-XY D-bot onsite during the event. This is our first attempt at building a D-bot and we will be learning things as we go. Our hope is to have the entire machine assembled, wired, and functional (at least to the setup and testing phase) before the end of the show. Please attend and watch us in person or visit our feed channel during/after the event.
Build Author mikethebomber Views 8476
A humble first time attempt at building a 3d printer from scratch
Build Author AlexLee Views 9078
In Greek mythology, Talos (/ˈteɪlɒs/; Greek: Τάλως, Talōs) was a giant man of bronze made by Hephaestus (the Greek god of fire, metalworking, craftsmen and blacksmiths) who protected Europa in Crete from pirates and invaders. He circled the island's shores three times daily.
Build Author boubouexpress Views 3747
Double trolley X and Z belt training
Total belt drive GT2
Build Author Tazilla Views 7426
This build is inspired by the Lulzbot Taz printers and makes use of the new OpenBuilds C-Beam
Build Author Keith Davis Views 12675
A Prusa i3 design running on Open Build's mini V wheels
Build Author Tom Dirriwachter Views 3118
3DS Cube 3 Modular Extruder
How to modularize the 3D Systems Cube 3 extruder nozzle.
Build Author Dmknerr Views 2663
Server Rack Printer
My first project build. Concept build to use an existing 7.5 ft tall server rack as the frame. This ptoject may never be completed.
Build Author Greg Heffner Views 6205
3D Printed Solid - Large Format Printer
I need a large build plate without spending 10-20k for a "store" built printer.
Build Author Don Krueger Views 8414
My 1st Build - Delta Printer with 3 filament hot end
The build area will be fully enclosed. I anticipate using primarily ABS, and have interest in the soluble support materials as well. The main components to date include: OPENBUILDS - 3 x C-Beam™ Linear Actuator Bundle, 1000 mm, w/ Included NEMA23 Motor) Extruders (3) - [Sintron] 1.75mm Mini All Metal MK8 Extruder Hot End - reprap diamond Control board - RUMBA Stepper drivers - DRV8825 StepStick Power supply - eTopxizu 12v 30a
Build Author noursbricoleur Views 10642
in construction ! chassis vslot 80x20 & 20x20 & 60x80 (Z) home made plates with whells polycarbonate build volume environ, 750x300x200 2 ed3d v6 volcano nozzles 0.8mm & 0.6 + titan extrudeurs rumba bord + auto levelling ip camera home made heat bed aluminium 5mm + glass + heat air chamber 6 doors plexiglass......
Build Author djKaldor Views 10898
KALΔIS OPEN SLA
Modular easy to adjust scale of the entire build Tablet/LCD monitor SLA 3d Printer.
Build Author Keteland Views 7908
MULIMATERIAL 3D PRINTER (in progress)
ELECTRONICS - ARDUINO Mega 2560 + RAMPS 1.4 + power supply 12V - Leadshine DM 5042 external driver + Power supply 36V + NEMA 23 stepper motor SOFTWARE - Repetier Host to communicate with the Ramps - ARDUINO to upload the firmware (Marlin) MECANIC - V-Slots rails 40x40 + home-made plates - everything goes fine on the side of the build
Build Author Steven Bloom Views 19612
BAFP 3D Printer
A New Core XY Printer build. BAFP stands for Big And Fast Printer. It will be awesome !!
Build Author Lorne Wilkins Views 4631
3D printer inspired by the Bukito
I have been working on this project for something like 3 years on and off, sometimes leaving it for a few months. Now I really want to finish it. For me, the mechanical part was the easy (though long) part because I get to use about 17 CNC machines and MasterCAM and I am a machinist. The hard part is the electronics part. Had a few problems getting Windows to communicate to the X5 Mini via the USB cable but found something on the Smoothie forum and got the machine moving.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 17291
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 mcp Views 3033
delta 3d printer kit
HE3D K200 kit build
Build Author Norm OKonek Views 5167
Large 3D printer 12"x12"x12" with heated bed
I want to have a printer to support senior projects. Also working on supporting 3D printing needs in the local community.
Build Author PhotoSgt85 Views 3352
Large Delta Printer made from scrap 80/20
This printer will leverage scrap pieces around the shop to fulfill a single print's needs. It will use a combination of 80/20, OpenBuilds, and 3D printed parts.
Build Author Eclectic Hobbyist Views 2564
Old Faithful...FDM/CNC machine
I've owned some pretty unreliable printers, and I'll leave it at that... This design comes from the need to have a 3D printer that is reliable, period. I didn't have the money for a several thousand dollar 3d printer with an equivalent build area so that was out of the question. Plus as a fledgling Engineer, I really wanted to blood myself on a project. And that's how Old Faithful came to be. A simple, reliable, rigid, durable machine. Made by me :) Also, it'll be tough enough for light CNC.
Build Author techmod Views 5371
This is going to be a more or less detailed how to build BetterBot. Pictures and more (decent) text are to be added.
Build Author uran Views 8163
TesseractXY (MendelMax 1.5 version)
History about making 3d printer.
Build Author TouchPadKing Views 2667
1500mmx500mm Kossel Delta
Please, look over my build and make any recommendations you can think of! I haven't figured out how long my arms need to be yet. Nor have I done any shopping around to find better prices...
Build Author dodgenet Views 3849
Budget 1500mm OpenBuilds V-Slot Deltabot Build
This 1500mm tall Delta is a work in progress. The triangle corners are water jetted from 1" 6061 Aluminum, and are welded to 1" square tubing. The 1500mm OpenBuilds 20x20 V-Slot extrusions are held into the corner brackets by two stainless steel set screws per bracket. This printer will need to be reinforced with wall brackets due to the combination of height/materials.
Build Author Tom West Views 12323
Hlidskjalf, CoreXYU (dual X-carriage)
Dual X-Carriage CoreXY. Not impossible, but probably the only one. Use the link to Thingiverse "Hlidskjalf" for parts and downloads.
Build Author TronixMaker Views 3727
Another 3D Printer using OpenBuilds Hardware only
A light 3D printer made of OpenBuilds hardware only
Build Author Power Playground Views 2665
This is my own modified version of the D-Bot printer. I wanted to spec this printer to be able to print exotic materials at high accuracy with little to no compromises and maximum reliability.
Build Author JOSH.PIERCE Views 24232
CoreXY W/ Fixed Build Plate & Enclosure
Building a Core XY printer with a fixed build plate from off the shelf parts.
Build Author Philippe Bergeron Views 7591
My first 3D printer: Absolute3Dr
You are about to read the evolution of my 3d Printer build.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 56167
Maximus 3D Printer
A full scalable 3D Printer , with a big printing area. Build with openbuild parts from www.vslot-europe.com
Build Author Jose A. Molina Views 7349
The Roberta Clementine a proof of concept and progenitor to the series of printers I will be calling the Clementine Sisters. The printer is named after Pittsburgh Pirates baseball player Roberto Clemente. Although it is more accurate to say the printer is named after the school I work for which is named after Clemente the Roberto Clemente Charter School. http://www.myrccs.com Roberta is the first and not really built to last but instead built to test ideas and to produce the parts for successors
Build Author Tim Pierce Views 8637
Openbuilds V slot Rail extrusion retrofits for Lulzbot 4/5 Taz Printers (X, Y and Z axis)
This project shows how to use Openbuilds Vv slot extrusions and wheels to retrofit a Lulzbot Taz 4 or 5 printer. These modifications improve layer consistency, eliminate nozzle and bed sag, and allow for larger toolhead mounting. Project updates and newer accessory files may be located at http://www.thingiverse.com/piercet/designs
Build Author Kaarbble Views 8228
Kaarbble Nylon Bot
We plan experiment on nylon 3 D printing;
Build Author Kyo Views 14804
This is Adamantine, a all aluminum lead screw driven 3d printer. I wanted to have a printer that would not be effected by the heat or humidity I have here as my current wood frame printer is.
Build Author Asaku Views 6479
Hi! This build is, or at least should be, a multipurpose box (mBOX). Due to limited space I want to build something that can serve multiple purposes such as 3d printing, 3d scan, plexiglass cutting and hopefully some milling too (both wood and metal). Switching between modes should involve switching heads and worksurface (change heatbed with a wood platform and viceversa). (for the scan part I'm thinking of integrating this opensource project into the frame: http://www.freelss.org/ )
Build Author mytechno3d Views 4628
Watercooled 3D printer : Maximus Evo Rev 2
Watercooled 3D printer
Build Author Anglesachse Views 6670
Corexy, with possible head change (3d, cnc, laser)
Build Author dddman Views 11273
Prusa i3 (Acrylic frame with OB rods)
The Prusa i3 (iteration 3) is the newest and most current 3D Printer design by RepRap Core Developer Prusajr (source: http://reprap.org/wiki/Prusa_i3)