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Build Author gjwest Views 23693
Time Lapse Camera Rail
This is my first go at building a simple Time lapse camera rail system using as much pre-existing hardware and software as I could.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 8109
Cut To Length Machine
A Cut To Length machine controlled by computer
Build Author Mark Carew Views 36427
V-Slot™ X -Y Stage Hidden Acme Rod Example
An X-Y Stage created from two self contained acme screw linear actuators. This build was published as an example of how many of the OpenBuilds Parts can be used.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 60229
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 Eric Jacobsson Views 834
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 Iwan Müller Views 4503
This is a machine to trim and horizontal cutting hedges.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 20569
V-Slot Miter Saw Stop
A quick and simple saw stop build.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 46513
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 kallibaba Views 6482
CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine
A little CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine More and details in the next weeks
Build Author Naomi Wu Views 1318
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 kallibaba Views 7225
Two color Drawmachine
GRBL, vvvv, drawbot, penchanger, custom plates
Build Author Tweakie Views 21334
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 Rob Taylor Views 16894
DSLR Video Slider
A simple 1500mm V Slot camera slider for timelapse and possibly video with an Arduino Uno controlling a Pololu A4988 driving an OpenBuilds NEMA 17 stepper, and triggering the camera.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 47553
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 Mark Carew Views 10842
V-Slot Modular Sit/Stand Desk
In this build we put together an awesome modular stand-up or sit down desk that is perfect of any home or office.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 33616
V-Slot™ Nema 23 Linear Actuator Build (Lead Screw)
Learn to build a super strong nema 23 lead driven linear actuator
Build Author Mark Carew Views 62417
C-Beam™ Linear Actuator Build
Here are a few helpful C-Beam actuator ideas that will help you get a start on your builds
Build Author The Dude Views 9514
Optical Limit + Home Switches
Optical home and limit switches for cnc, 3D printers, laser cutters, etc.
Build Author north90 Views 7772
OpenSampler: OpenSource autosampler for use in laboratory
An open source autosampler to be used in laboratories for the automated analysis of gas or liquid samples.
Build Author winand Views 4326
Small drill press fence
A small build using some small vslot scrap piece which shows the versatlity of the v-slot system
Build Author edward siegel Views 6637
cnc plasma table
ive got most of the wire harness made up too im using Chinese electronics for now I will upgrade later when this thing makes me some cash lol im using a ibm think center to case to hold my electronics ive got a 25' parallel cable to put some distance between the table and the computer
Build Author uGen Views 3602
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 Cuong Vu Views 12510
Camera slider for stacking focus
This is just a small project to get use to the OpenBuild products.
Build Author Iwan Müller Views 2727
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 The Dude Views 6619
Flexible Axis Revolving Tool-holder
Drag knife and pen holder which mounts in spindle collet.
Build Author Savvas Views 7101
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 Don Crawford Views 3667
Table Saw Fence
Trying to build a low cost table saw fence using v-wheels
Build Author rcKeith Views 23185
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 wesner0019 Views 6457
HIGH POWER DC MOSFET (Relay)
High Power DC MOSFET
Build Author Jonathon Duerig Views 4846
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 Kyo Views 6924
V-Slot Cutting System
A System of 3d printed parts to use along with your projects aluminum extrusion to cut your pieces of v-slot to length manually.
Build Author Joonie65 Views 1143
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 Gerrald Views 2679
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 rkugler Views 330
Miter Saw Stop Block
Just starting a miter saw stop system. Any suggestions appreciated.
Build Author Mac6986 Views 1445
Vinyl Application Roller table
Build progress of custom roller table for applying graphics
Build Author Makerparts Views 3571
Cbeam Digital Mitre Saw Fence
Work in progress.. but nearing completion :)
Build Author Tinker Views 4772
Kitchen Space Saver
The frame is made from all open builds parts, add the rubber feet and pads for the glass. The glass is clear 12" x 16" x 1/4" with a polished edge. A light basket slides on the countertop.
Build Author Gino Lanzi Views 3623
2 GANTRY CNC HOTWIRE MACHINE
A 2 independent gantry affordable hotwire machine.
Build Author Jinx117 Views 2857
V-Slot Linear Actuator Bundle
v-slot linear actuator build.
Build Author TWBoy Views 654
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 Jan Koeppen Views 4749
Touchsensor assembly machine
This is a handy machine to assemble touch sensors into display frame.
Build Author tonkajeep34 Views 12516
DIY GoPro Camera Slider
A compact portable DIY camera slider for time lapse photography using a GoPro.
Build Author Rick 2.0 Views 2112
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 pek Views 1182
V-Slot Hand Cutting Jig
To help cutting v-slots with hand saw
Build Author Venturebit Views 2193
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 AK-Creation Views 5754
Controll Board for CNC Projects
The Echinus Team change the Firmware from "Teacup" to "Marlin". I use this board in my 3D Printer and it works very good! So I write a short report.
Build Author Tweakie Views 4212
A little project for a rainy day which some, like me, may find useful.
Build Author JimB828 Views 2079
Miter Saw Station
A Miter Saw station built using a Dewalt Miter Saw Stand and V-Slot extrusions.
Build Author hbtousa Views 253
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 Bridge Port Views 4327
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 Jonathon Duerig Views 4563
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 MTO Views 6935
Making a bellows to cover a C-beam to prevent swarf from gumming up the works.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 5535
MakerSL MSL-8 OB Vise
Small Machining Vise designed around 20x80 Openbuilds Rail System
Build Author Peter Van Der Walt Views 2299
The Almost Perfect 3 Way Mitre (with MakerLinks)
A quick and easy way to make a 3-way mitered corner using MakerLinks
Build Author sausagePaws Views 38767
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 Robert Hummel Views 33436
890KV OX RC spindle
This build is intended as a light alternative to the Dremel rotary tool.
Build Author AK-Creation Views 8811
All in One Grill -Mangal Schaschlik Döner
I create for some Years this all in one Grill. This Grill is without wellding, only fixed with screws. My Grill is 5 years old and look so, as at the first day (no moving away). The drawings and discription (sorry only in German, but with some pictures) to Download as PDF file. The unwindings to Download as DXF and GEO (Trumpf Laser) file. Have fun to build and Grill
Build Author oni305 Views 37821
Laser Engraver Control Board + Inkscape extension
This is a PCB designed to control a laser Engraver CNC
Build Author Michael Views 53194
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 Marc Gingras Views 3612
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 Mohsen Abbasi Views 4465
Portable Foam Cutter
A portable foam cutter to make your forms everyware using a LiPo Battery.
Build Author John J Talavera Views 5726
CNC FOR EVERYONE, THE DUCK!
www.cncforeveryone.com. the Duck is something that i think would be helpful in my shop since we already do cold casting.
Build Author Robert Hummel Views 10451
DIY anodizing power supply
How to make your own anodizing power supply on a budget
Build Author M^3 Views 11680
M Cubed 3 Axis Bluetooth CNC Controller
Low cost, Bluetooth enabled, 3 axis CNC controller. GRBL 0.9 compatible.
Build Author Ken376 Views 1275
Welded project cnc first try
Kind of hard to see in this pic now lining up drive s and finishing framework
Build Author wesner0019 Views 6007
12.5" x 12" Assembled Heated Build Plate
Custom build plate for 300mm x 300mm (12"x12"). The hole pattern is for the 20x60 V Slot
Build Author Makerparts Views 2520
DIY Multi Row Nodal Point Spherical Panorama Head
DIY Pano Head
Build Author Jonathon Duerig Views 2569
Chrysalis: An Enclosure for TAZ 6 3d Printers
Aluminum-framed enclosure for TAZ 6 3d Printer made with Makerlink.
Build Author Maxime Favre Views 2615
Brewery tank supports
Trying to design modular and evolutive supports for my brewery tanks.
Build Author David Arroyo Views 10162
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 Jose A. Molina Views 2760
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 mytechno3d Views 3047
DSLR ( video ) motorized slider
In order to make some nice traveling video you need a slider .
Build Author Kyo Views 4932
A Workbench idea built from V-slot and openbuilds parts.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 2870
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 JoeH Views 4801
The COTSPnP pick-and-place machine (PnP) is used to place surface-mount devices (SMDs) onto a printed circuit board and was designed and built exclusively from off-the-shelf (COTS) components, predominantly sourced from OpenBuilds and Actobotics. Its intended use is prototyping and not high rate, high volume production and is capable of precisely placing parts as small as 0402 capacitors and resistors but more importantly, can precisely place components with lead spacing as small a 0.4mm.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 57777
V-Slot™ Mini V Linear Actuator Build
Learn to build the V-SLOT Mini V Modular linear Actuator System and create all kinds of cool machines!
Build Author snokid Views 5288
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 Beam Views 2981
DIY Flywheel Camera Slider
My take on a non affordable slider.
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 2006
Air assist/fume collector for Diode Laser Engraver
This is a work in progress
Build Author Calotype Views 217
My DIY panoramic rolling (&banding) Machine.
DO WHAT YOU IMAGINE !
Build Author cbordeleau Views 2802
Slider Levelling Platform
3d printed V-Slot Gantry Plate leveler.
Build Author RJ_Make Views 457
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 robbell Views 9269
OX-Based Self-Contaned HVLP Spray Booth
A CNC HVLP spray booth based on OX.
Build Author mcbuilder22 Views 996
Automatic spray machine.
Build Author john cuervo Views 10278
PROTODERA 5-axis CNC machine
We are a team representing private industry and public university all concerned about community. In the place i'm from we face problems related to prototyping industry, there's no accesibility to it, not because there is not machines to work with but the costs are really high if i want to make a single piece of any idea in order to develop a concept, our students get their degree but never were able to try any of the Hass or 3d systems machines available as it seems they need a PhD.
Build Author John J Talavera Views 4937
A simple low cost rotomolder.
Build Author MTO Views 1486
V-Slot MAME cabinet
A minimalist MAME "cabinet" made from extrusion.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 65703
V-Slot™ Nema 17 Lead Screw / ACME Driven Actuators
Example model of lead screw driven actuators for your next project!
Build Author Zenmaniac Views 5411
4-axis C-Beam Hot Wire Wing cutter
4-axis CNC Hot wire foam wing cutter
Build Author Edgar Robles Views 1824
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 Jose A. Molina Views 3388
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 cbordeleau Views 5968
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 Anthony Castelluci Views 566
Simple Camera Lofted Camera Slider
Build a manual camera slider.
Build Author MTO Views 1139
Absolute positioning hardware and software
Absolute linear positioning using deBruijn sequences.
Build Author crispin Views 291
Hi my name is crispin and I'm an aluminum addict.
Build Author Mohsen Abbasi Views 5131
Foldable Rainwater Collector
Realisation of my idea about a foldable collector for rainwater, which is light and easy to make. People around the world need water and can collect rain water with this collector. I made it for syria and all too.
Build Author Robert Huxford Views 1443
High Intensity Dive Light
Long duration , high intensity SCUBA dive light using Li-Po 18650 batteries and advanced circuitry.
Build Author PhotoSgt85 Views 1373
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 Linkreincarnate Views 1341
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,