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Build Author evilc66 Views 23360
LCD Based SLA Resin Printer
SLA resin printer based on a gen3/4 iPad Retina display. The design intent is to create a printer with the highest resolution possible with a lower cost of entry compared to DLP projector based SLA printers.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 10542
OpenBuilds WorkBee 1010
The OpenBuilds WorkBee 1010 - 1000x1000 Lead Screw Driven CNC Machine
Build Author Michael.M Views 4526
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 Joe Young Views 204
Rack and Pinion (Death to Belts)
Low profile rack and pinion linear actuator design
Build Author Craig Anderson Views 2909
Delta without vertices
As this is a build in progress, I will update it as I progress.
Build Author Joe Young Views 518
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 Mark Carew Views 526
V-Slot™ Nema 23 Linear Actuator Build (Belt Driven)
This example build shows how easy it is to make a linear actuator using a few OpenBuilds Parts.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 3255
OpenBuilds LEAD CNC
The OpenBuilds Lead Machine takes us back to the roots of the OpenBuilds modular building system, and has proven itself as an adapt design that can compete with any machine in its class!
Build Author Troy Proffitt Views 15658
Double D-Bot 400mm x 400mm x 600mm
Based on D-Bot but used more metal bracing / openbuild plates instead of plastic parts. Also size was increased.
Build Author CChico Views 464
Custom build 80w Co2 Laser Cutter
Building a custom made 80W Co2 Laser cutter. Making it from scratch and it's a work in progress but I've learned a lot and I'll be sharing a bit of that knowledge with you guys since I've learned a lot from here.
Build Author David Bunch Views 415
Sphinx 55 with 3D Printed Addons
This is a build log of the Openbuilds Sphinx 55 with some 3D printed parts for the electronics and probably other parts as they come up.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 17212
MakerSL MSL-5 Cantilevered 3D Printer
This is a simple cantilevered 3D Printer. It is designed around the OB V-Slot linear rails. I am trying to simplify this as much as possible, all rails will be 250mm long and only one will require cutting (it will be cut in half). The printer will use all OB wheels and gantry plates where applicable, all other plates can be either Laser Cut or 3D Printed (files will be provided for both). I am not set on electronic as of yet, but plan to use a single control board...no Arduino/Ramps control.
Build Author Skippydi Views 254
My new wood mill
First and foremost, I want to create accurate parts for my model aircraft. In second line I am interested in the control and electronics of the milling machine. If you are interested in drawings and the parts list, feel free to contact me.
Build Author sharmstr Views 1779
Shawn's Workbee 1510
Shawn's adventure in assembling and customizing the Openbuild's version of the 1500x1000 Workbee.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 77568
OpenBuilds ACRO System
The OpenBuilds ACRO System was developed to be the most accurate and cost effective positioning system in its class. The ACRO System incorporates the OpenBuilds V-Slot system and, therefore, has the unique ability to expand to multiple sizes creating a size configuration custom to your needs. Choose the size that best fits your workshop. This versatile system allows for precise positioning of many different mountable tools and attachments.
Build Author Rob Taylor Views 623
Grizzly G0758 Benchtop Mill Conversion
A proper CNC mill conversion. But quite small, with my trademark idiosyncracies.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 5352
OpenBuilds Sphinx 55
The OpenBuilds Sphinx 55 - 500x500 Lead Screw Machine
Build Author Jacob Lotter Views 478
1510 Workbee Modified
My thought process and benefits to Installing lineal Rail bearing to my Workbee CNC. As well as raising the Y gantries, Making the CNC mobile, and Hardwired Buttons.
Build Author jdeglavina Views 197
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 jgreenwd Views 1960
Portable Sphinx 1050
Sphinx 1050 kit mounted to a Husky 46" x 24.5" mobile workbench.
Build Author Lindsey Lewis Views 1786
CNC Mini Mill Build
CNC Mini Mill build with some mods after following standard build on Youtube video.
Build Author Kyo Views 978
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 Mark Carew Views 820746
OpenBuilds OX CNC Machine
OpenBuilds OX CNC Machine. A strong easy to build shop CNC router that can be sized to suit your needs. Many new features have been incorporated into the OX to make it a great router that is sure to inspire!
Build Author ChrisViral Views 1211
OP C-Beam Machine XL by ChrisViral
Video diary C-Beam XL build with massive steppers and a 1.5kW Chinese spindle.
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 810
Openbuilds 1050 Sphinx. Thank you to Mark Carew for trading me a set of plates for a spindle and PSU I was not using. Mark is a champ!
Build Author SteveT44 Views 470
Build Author James Evanko Views 364
Sherline C-Beam with Offline Controller and MPG
This is a C-Beam based router with V-rails used for the bed, a Sherline spindle with Jacobs chuck, closed loop stepper motors on every axis and an offline 4-axis CNC controller. A U-channel was created to guide the drag chain on the X-axis.
Build Author Leonard Cross Views 505
Workbee CNC Router/Laser Machine
A CNC machine with a massive 30x30 inch work area, that supports a router, laser and work monitoring camera. Control includes an tethered control box, game controller style jog control, and relay controlled AC outlets for all appliances. Accessories include a 3D printed dust shoe, an XYZ touch probe and multiple vacuum retention boards to support full profile routing.
Build Author C-CNC Views 705
Gantry Style CNC from plywood
I am currently 14 years old, from Germany, trying to build a CNC router. I only designed this CNC based on other CNC routers that I have seen and what I can do. It consists mostly of 2.4cm plywood to keep costs down. The size of the work area is approx. 40 x 80 cm. I would be glad if you could give me advices for improvement on design and everything else ... enjoy :)
Build Author Mark Carew Views 57150
This OpenBuilds Mini Mill is a great go-to desktop sized CNC milling plate / part maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author Rob Taylor Views 2615
Portable Diode Laser Cutter
Integrating custom machined components and off-the-shelf CNC components to create a portable diode laser etcher with air assist and reasonably substantial z-axis travel.
Build Author Jovian Views 20642
A Large format 3D printer
Build Author JTB715 Views 277
1000mm x 750mm C-Beam Sphinx, running on Grbl
Build Author Lasersc Views 3555
D&R Tiger Paw build combo
The Tiger Paw will be a 1000mm X 500mm Cartesian style CNC with the Minimill attached to the end. It is named the D&R Tiger Paw because my son, Daniel, and myself, Richard, will put this Tiger strong and fast machine together. Our goal is to have a Tiger strong build with a Paw print that wouldn’t take up a huge amount of space in our garage.
Build Author Bikes and Beer Views 163
The Forever Project
Workbee 1010 Lead Screw with water cooled spindle and enclosure
Build Author Ed Chung Views 239
Rigidbot Big with glass bed
Started with a Rigidbot Big Added a single flat glass bed Used a Smoothieboard clone driving DRV8825
Build Author mytechno3d Views 8720
Dragon Plasma cutter
Inspired by MetalGuru's idea : The plasma too cutter . If you have to cut small to medium sheet of steel with a plasma , this build may be for you
Build Author TimberTec1973 Views 388
Wanted a nice project to work and learn on... now have a big CNC to play with A 1500x1000mm Workbee
Build Author devloop Views 9633
5 X 5 Plasma SIMPLE Build
5 X 5 Plasma table...Hypertherm 45 XP....CandCNC....Openbuilds
Build Author Craig Hollabaugh Views 247
Hyatt and My Journey to Tonehenge
I'm conducing guitar loudspeaker cabinet fabrication technique research (material type/thickness, mechanical joints, adhesives, etc) and how these relate to cabinet/speaker coupling and enclosure resonance with respect to psycho-acoustics. Basically, does one speaker cab sound better than another and why?
Build Author BOlivier Views 356
Brice's CNC Router Build
I'm building a CNC router for a long time. Here's the result on this long journee. I tried to do my best with the basic tools I have. Don't hesitate to ask if you have questions.
Build Author David Hartkop Views 149
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 Vin1027 Views 287
This is the original C-Beam Sphinx with the 16 wheel X gantry plates. I'm using the Ethernet Smoothstepper, Gecko G540 stepper driver and Mach 4 for motion control.
Build Author Vegard Humlen Views 188
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 Mark Carew Views 459
A simple to assemble, super clean and safe PSU case solution that fits into the OpenBuilds wire management ecosystem
Build Author joetemus Views 189
Shapeoko 2 Z-Axis Upgrade
This is a major redesign to the Z-axis of an otherwise stock Shapeoko 2.
Build Author tommygun Views 243
Full aluminium profiles construction. Synrad 50w CO2 laser. Ruida controller. Yaskawa servo motors
Build Author thinman Views 267
A 250x250 mm Delta Printer utilizing a Duet Wifi controller and a Titan Aero direct drive extruder.
Build Author Kedals Views 112
Small Slot Cutter
A build to cut .008 inch slots into JB Weld.
Build Author arcrunner Views 1415
Workbee 1015 (50" wide by 30")
A Workbee able to cut 48"x24" material, built to continuously feed material so one can cut full sheets of ply.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 70739
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 Xxztrexxx Views 277
Black out Edition Workbee 1010
Thanks to all the Open Build elves that meticulously package and wrap all the little tiny parts and pieces. I have put in a request to get you people a raise..
Build Author fctest Views 265
ECNCML (budget mashup)
This build summarizes my CNC milling and laser engraving machine conversion from a dimensional lumber frame and electrical mess to an all aluminum frame with a safe and well constructed (IMHO) control system with the resources I had available.
Build Author rob4cnc Views 528
Rock n Roll
The Rock n Roll is built on granite, is solid as a rock, and gathers no moss. This build provides a high degree of accuracy and repeatability. Built to be strong, use redundancy, and use long lever arms to average out imperfections in the equipment. Built to go fast and light. We will use a high speed spindle, large high voltage stepper motors and small cutting heads to overwhelm the forces produced at the cutting head.
Build Author Roy Berntsen Views 1879
V-King CoreXY 3d Printer- 380*340*340 Build volume - All wheels on V-Slots - Belts on XYZ - High quality and controlled design - Proven fast, reliable and it is all open source
Build Author T4Concepts Views 17647
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 Robert E. Nee Views 7404
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 pedrofernandez Views 3985
The Franken Forty
This is a K40 machine conversion!!
Build Author Iwan Müller Views 4261
Non OX CNC Router
This CNC Router is to 95% made of standard parts and almost all of them from the http://openbuildspartstore.com/.
Build Author blindflight Views 96
Open Builds C-Beam K-cup holder
Making use of c-beam I have had left over from projects.
Build Author dougsnash Views 5294
Another OX CNC Router
An OX CNC router using Blue OX Solutions gantry plates, a Bosch Colt router, and most of the remaining parts coming from Openbuilds parts store. Table has about 22"x55" cutting capacity and I am planning on a combination T-Slot and vacuum hold down system.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 247
OpenCase Mounting Kit
The OpenCase Mounting Kit makes wire management quick and easy!
Build Author James Evanko Views 345
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 Mark Carew Views 13172
OpenBuilds WorkBee 1510
The OpenBuilds WorkBee 1510 - 1500x1000 Belt Driven CNC Machine
Build Author Scotty Orr Views 3457
MMXL - A MiniMill Conversion
Using most of the parts of the MiniMill, and adding a few other parts (cost < $200), transforms the MiniMill into a very capable machine. Final build area as shown is 10.25" x 16". With a custom Y-plate, I will take it to 10.25" x 20-24".
Build Author Handy_Nord Views 213
300x300 belt drive laser etching/cutting platform. The design was borrowed from another's blog and customized to fit materials on-hand. Was a very fun project to assemble.
Build Author Ollieg Views 736
Starting my build 2.8mx1.4m
Starting my cnc router, laser and plasma using aluminium 80x80
Build Author Matt586 Views 803
Kraken Core-XY Printer
Core-XY build witha quad nozzle
Build Author The Dude Views 7015
Flexible Axis Revolving Tool-holder
Drag knife and pen holder which mounts in spindle collet.
Build Author Kyo Views 88383
A strong desktop cnc router that will enable you to make larger aluminium plates without taking up to much room. Simple, strong and opensource ! Build one today..
Build Author RobFromLDMS Views 474
Lithgow Mens Shed CNC build
The tale of how we put together our CNC Router, and some of the difficulties encountered. It is now ready for final testing and commissioning.
Build Author Scadam Views 366
WorkBee 1510 - First CNC Build
This build will go through the construction of a WorkBee 1510 kit from the OpenBuilds Part Store, all mechanical and electrical components were purchased from the store in late October 2018.
Build Author Kims3DIY Views 3829
Beamlazer Laser cutter CO2 100W
Hi everyone, im new to the world of lasercutters but i have been granted access for a Trotec laser for a while with old firmware and only compability trought Windows XP. Then i decided to build my own laser, with some easier workflow and support for Windows 10. Since im still a student i have limited resources, so i will try too use scrap parts as much as possible. I will publish photos and updates during my build continously. Gladly taking advices from others.
Build Author MattR Views 346
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 micky ralte Views 480
Workbee CNC 1500
Trying to build a machine of atleast 4x4ft working area. Work is in progress, hope to finish it soon
Build Author Rick Holder Views 8131
Gantry Type CNC with Makita Router
The machine has met and exceeded my expectations on repeatability and accuracy. Cost was approx £600 including the Windows tablet.
Build Author NeeqOne Views 1833
My first attempt at building a CNC. I chose the Sphinx due to ease of build and extensive documentation provided by Kyo.
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 1356
K40 Cube Laser Cutter
The k40 cube is a laser cutter build using mostly stock parts of the chinese k40 laser
Build Author deltajegga Views 577
probably as big as you'd want it...
Build Author Ryan Lock Views 91003
Ooznest OX CNC Machine
The Ooznest OX CNC Machine Kit is based on the OX CNC Machine designed by Mark Carew, and it incorporates many upgrades from this community. The plate designs in our kit are based on the originals. However we have added our own touches to increase the performance and design of the machine. To complement Mark's build videos, we have made a complete written instruction manual, with IKEA'eske assembly diagrams.
Build Author Luke Cunningham Views 526
Tronxy X1 extension
Video on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vCTbLZ2_m-w&t=36s
Build Author MrMojoRisin Views 707
IIOT WiFi Portable CNC Plasma Cutter
IIOT WiFi Plasma CNC.
Build Author idegraaf Views 4242
Build Author MagicMarcus Views 1035
CNC by MagicMarcus
CNC variation about Sphinx.
Build Author joetemus Views 4678
K40 ACRO Conversion
A K40 to ACRO Co2 laser cutter build. Designed and built to expand the work area of the K40
Build Author Brian Slee Views 22296
Ultimo is the ultimate multi tool for the person who's serious about prototyping new ideas. A Delta Robot frame supports 3d printing up to 450mm in diameter, a powerful CNC Mill, and 50 amp plasma cutter for processing steel plate. And that's just a start.....wait till you see some of the other attachments we are currently working on incorporating.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 167244
C-Beam® Machine - Plate Maker
This C-beam Machine is an in affordable CNC plate maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author j0achim Views 3689
CoreXY - e3d inspired
CoreXY printer heavily inspired by e3d's new open source printer with tool changing. I intend to make it so when e3d start selling toolheads these can be added to the machine without any major work having to be done.
Build Author David Bunch Views 8755
Delta 3d Printer using 3/4" Electrical Metal Tubing (EMT) for Horizontals & 2060 V-Slot for the Verticals and adding a tetrahedron at the top.
Build Author John Bolduc Views 2125
SG Duet Delta
This my version of a large no corners cut Delta.
Build Author linmag Views 7593
C-beam Machine - Modesty
Modified C-beam Machine. Taller (30 cm) C-beam uprights in gantry, and longer 750 mm frame in Y direction. XL gantry plate on X (and Z?). Y will have additional 700 mm SBR16 rails as extra support and slightly raised bed to fit above stepper motor. Approx. machinable area of 370 x 370 mm.
Build Author Mark Rehorst Views 418
The Spice Must Flow: a coreXY Sand Table
A 1.9 x 1 m table that uses a magnet to move a steel ball and draw geometric patterns in sand. The magnet is moved using a corexy mechanism driven by 3D printer controller board reading the patterns in the form of gcode files.
Build Author SCYBUCK Views 1600
KYO SPHINX a la' SCYBUCK
KYO SPHINX, CENTROID ACORN, GECKO 540, HALL EFFECT LIMIT SWITCHES, 2.2 KW, 24,000 RPM SPINDLE, WATER COOLED, 600 oz-in STEPPERS, INTENDED TO CUT ALUMINUM.
Build Author Ryan Lock Views 30158
WorkBee CNC Machine
The WorkBee is our latest CNC Machine and is a culmination of all our experience, feedback, and suggestions from selling the OX CNC Machine over the past 2 years. The WorkBee is capable of accurately cutting foams, woods, plastics or aluminum at depths greater than 25mm to 0.2mm accuracy or greater.
Build Author Sandy DeFalco Views 257
26 x 26 x 45 3D Printer/Mill
Super tall 3D printer. All lead screw design.
Build Author Oluwatobi Views 207
Design and Performance Evaluation of A Large FDM 3D Printer
This build includes the design of a large FDM 3D printer. This machine has a 796mm by 796mm by 900mm (LxWxH) build volume. Motion is controlled by servo motors and the printer runs on python-based marlin firmware.
Build Author Michael.M Views 3953
Let me explain: About a year ago I was planning to build a CNC router of my own design. I started gathering components including the THK linear rails. I soon found out you pretty much need a CNC to build a CNC and this is when I decided to build my Sphinx machine. I've had these rails and some other parts sitting around so it's time I used them! I'm planning to incorporate linear rails and 1605 ballscrews into the Sphinx design. I really like the overall appearance of the Sphinx.
Build Author TimberTec1973 Views 545
A quick little mini mill build
Build Author MikieLikesIt Views 5518
Cousin CNC OX Router
A lower profiled machine. Built all out of aluminum. Removable control panel/PC unit. Option for vacuum table and cooling pump for a spindle.
Build Author Bob Darrow Views 632
A slightly more than one half cubic meter 3D Printer using V Rails, V Rollers, "C" Rail, mounting plates, and a bunch of 3D printed brackets to provide strength and stability to the frame. Rigidity was the goal and precision and accuracy the result. The software is a whole other topic, many weeks spent dialing that in to make the printer print.