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Build Author Ariel Yahni Views 12092
Modifying the K40 laser cuter stock gantry in favor of OpenBuilds superior and smoother movement. Also will provide me a better level control for easier beam alignment.
Build Author Ryan James Views 5552
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 ChadRat6458 Views 557
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 Sonny Lowe Views 3893
MakerSL MSL-8 OB Vise
Small Machining Vise designed around 20x80 Openbuilds Rail System
Build Author Rui Vasconcelos Views 81
C-Beam XL ( 1 meter square foot print)
A modified C-Beam Build with a few Addons
Build Author Keith Davis Views 452
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 Michael.M Views 7252
This is a Kyo Sphinx CNC Router build. The working area will be: I'm not sure yet.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 7495
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 Don Crawford Views 3077
Table Saw Fence
Trying to build a low cost table saw fence using v-wheels
Build Author Chefson Views 8163
OX CNC Router
Ca fait 2 ans que je rêve d'une Fraiseuse CNC. Ni trop grande ni trop petite, sans avoir le budget pour en acheter une toute faite. Je suis artisan menuisier ébéniste et j'ai finalement décidé de la construire. Le projet OX m'a séduit, alors je me lance.
Build Author Peter Van Der Walt Views 1984
The Almost Perfect 3 Way Mitre (with MakerLinks)
A quick and easy way to make a 3-way mitered corner using MakerLinks
Build Author Michael Views 49552
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 Anthony Castelluci Views 39
Simple Camera Lofted Camera Slider
Build a manual camera slider.
Build Author pek Views 4129
Prusa i3 Bear Upgrade
Stronger frame for Prusa i3 MK2 / MK2s / MK2.5 3D printer
Build Author Mark Carew Views 22563
This OpenBuilds Mini Mill is a great go-to desktop sized CNC milling plate / part maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author GinoTheCop Views 22720
Building a larger C-BEAM CNC Machine with no previous experience.
Build Author SecretSpy711 Views 357
Heavily upgrading my 1200x500 Shapeoko 2.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 3832
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 dreys Views 290
Behemoth cnc router with linear rails
Behemoth cnc router build in progress using hiwil rails and closedloop servos.
Build Author HenryCNC Views 3491
Desktop CNC machine
Stable solid, hope can cooperate with coolant in the future.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 240
A simplified version of the TrueUp LZ. Designed for classrooms and students
Build Author Mark Carew Views 691605
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 gazingm42 Views 3165
1000mm X 1000mm with tinyg
1000mm X 1000mm overhead cnc machine
Build Author Jesse Gordon Views 4177
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 Ryan Lock Views 2531
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 Savvas Views 1849
Halloumi CNC Machine - Acetal Plates
I built the original machine using plywood plates, and always intended to upgrade those parts to more durable ones. I decided to go with acetal as it's a lot easier to cut than aluminium. I used fusion 360 to model and rebuild the original machine. Once I have assembled everything and feel confident it all works I will release the plate designs here.
Build Author Ryan Lock Views 76518
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 mytechno3d Views 9899
Plasma cutting table
This is our plasma cutting table , based on the famous OX CNC . Can cut up to 15 mm ( steel , stainless , aluminium ) with a really good accuracy and at a really high speed .
Build Author mikework Views 568
My 1st C-Beam CNC
1M C-beam xy variant
Build Author Michael Dwyer Views 257
My MiniMill is just the start
This is my first build and I've been waiting to do this for a very long time.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 122334
C-Beam™ Machine - Plate Maker
This C-beam Machine is an in affordable CNC plate maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author beardyblair Views 12938
My build log of an adapted Sphinx design with additional height and a larger X and Y axis.
Build Author Rick 2.0 Views 1618
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 Dollarz81 Views 5477
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 stargeezer Views 5633
OXilla - a 3ft x 3ft CNC Router/Mill - Goals are strength, power and speed
This will be an ongoing log as I build this machine. Name change by popular demand - at least a couple of us. :)
Build Author Neil Rosenberg Views 63627
The Frog: CNC Router
Frog CNC Router. Inspired by OX and "Routy". 24"x36" active working area, approx. 3" usable Z motion.
Build Author Mac6986 Views 438
Vinyl Application Roller table
Build progress of custom roller table for applying graphics
Build Author idegraaf Views 679
Build Author Kevon Ritter Views 4880
Yet another Sphinx
Here's my Sphinx with a few slight modifications.
Build Author openhardwarecoza Views 41158
openBuilds FreeBURN-1 V-slot CO2 Laser (60-100w)
DIY Lasercutter: Budget orientated, medium sized (60-100w), safety first, based on Lasersaur software toolchain
Build Author Bernie CLark Views 3484
C-Beam XXLarge "Laser "Tank""
A re-imagining of Dollarz81's XXL Tank in Laser form
Build Author stephen cia Views 5895
3D printer with 7 drivers, compact, dual extruder, no CNC part. All Openbuilds and 3D printed part. This is purely experimental.
Build Author Troy Proffitt Views 11153
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 Jeremiah Guinn Views 1053
OX CNC SMW3d 1500x1500
A small business idea led us here, lets see where it will go.
Build Author Robert Hummel Views 9541
DIY anodizing power supply
How to make your own anodizing power supply on a budget
Build Author rcKeith Views 17512
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 sausagePaws Views 35660
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 mcbuilder22 Views 385
Automatic spray machine.
Build Author Spiffcow Views 3261
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 Keith Davis Views 9864
TrueUp Kit Version
A Cartesian printer using bushings for the Z axis instead of wheels or linear bearings. The design also synchronizes two Z axis screws with a timing belt for a level lift. The ratio of the drive pulley and Z axis pulleys produce .005 lift per full step on a 200 step motor, eliminating layer resolution "drift" caused by microstepping.
Build Author Elmo Clarity Views 4205
A TrueUp Glide modified to use 20x40 V-Slot with a 300x300 bed.
Build Author Richard Long Views 6643
Solid basics CNC router
This build focuses on the basics to provide a good foundation to further enhance the ability to achieve tight tolerances
Build Author Marc Gingras Views 3131
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 Trunkmonky Views 3266
OX, of the house Steel
OOZNEST Style OX machine with 3D printed panels
Build Author Schematix Views 78817
OX-Metal CNC Router Mill
The OX-Metal is based on the original OX CNC mill But with a few modifications and add-ons
Build Author Dave Zahn Views 8852
Aluminum OX build with some modifications
This is my OX CNC mill. It has been a labor of love for over a year now! I hope you find it interesting and inspiring! I also hope that it gives some of you more experienced CNC builders a different perspective and some ideas!
Build Author Andrew Helsel Views 4132
MiniMill with DW611 and SmoothieBoard 4x v1.1
Build Author PaulS Views 10421
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 gjwest Views 22103
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 Beam Views 2457
DIY Flywheel Camera Slider
My take on a non affordable slider.
Build Author IndyMaker Views 5650
Ooznest Ox with 3D Printed Gantry Plates
Ooznest Ox with gantry plates and end caps 3D printed in ABS rather than aluminum.
Build Author Firetruckguy Views 7585
Nebraska 1246 x 1184
This is my first attempt at a CNC anything build
Build Author Max Tepermeister Views 13173
A dual extrusion CoreXY printer with a 290 X 290mm build volume built entirely out of 2020 aluminum extrusion and using openbuilds mini-carriages for motion.
Build Author alan richard Views 12181
An enclosed cube shaped 3D printer using CoreXY motion. Fabricated from V slot extrusion, standard extrusion, aluminium plate and acrylic sheet using basic workshop tools. Using standard RAMPS/ Reprap electronics. Technically a 'Repstrap' currently used to build a true 'Reprap'
Build Author dogmeatk Views 5557
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 DiggerJ Views 5018
Pink Panther - MendelMax variant
Taller and wider MendelMax 1.5 spinoff
Build Author Indieflow Views 59457
A lightweight, portable, accurate 3D Printer that has a good sized print area and small overall footprint that is easy to build, with easy to source components. The design is OpenSource allowing those with the capability to make their own parts get up and running.
Build Author MTO Views 795
4' by 2' Lasercutter
4foot by 2 foot, 10W El-Cheapo blue laser
Build Author William Niedermeyer Views 7351
Structured Light Turntable Scanner
3d Structured Light Scanner with Arduino Controlled Turntable
Build Author ahayden Views 11964
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 stargeezer Views 1312
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 mcbuilder22 Views 6881
C-Beam "2" XLarge CNC Router
C-Beam 2XL CNC Router
Build Author Apothus Views 5387
Sphinx rigid XL
Rigid variant of the C-Beam sphinx platform
Build Author Kyo Views 57201
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 Martin.Barfoed Views 53670
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 Bud Griffin Views 3644
BF3D OX (Big Freakin' 3D OX)
This is my latest printer build. The second printer I've built using V-Slot.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 7655
Cut To Length Machine
A Cut To Length machine controlled by computer
Build Author CNCMD Views 1385
Sphinx 1000 x 500
Building a Sphinx based CNC based on Kyo's plans. Going with a 1000 x 500 table size.
Build Author Elijah Anderson Views 4408
The Budget Build
An affordable large CNC machine, that so far has been easy to assemble
Build Author MTO Views 943
V-Slot MAME cabinet
A minimalist MAME "cabinet" made from extrusion.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 944
A beefed up modification of the TrueUp Kit project
Build Author Jon Norris Views 10207
I'm building a machine specifically for doing 4th axis work on woodwind instruments.
Build Author PatrickB Views 2067
The goal is to have a relatively strong CNC to be able to cut alu. Working space will be around 800x350x100mm.
Build Author maverickccie Views 6882
D-BOT With Mods
What a way to learn about 3D printing
Build Author kylesmth Views 2017
Lead screw printer
High quality e3d parts with a minimalist design
Build Author Giarc Views 3535
Another slight variation of Niko's Eggbot using Openbuilds V-slot and other 3d printed parts.
Build Author sebf34 Views 14009
OX Based cnc 3000 x 1500 Double belt
OX Based CNC
Build Author DA_Spec Views 1842
Heavy duty C Beam
a 1000mm x 1500mm CBeam build with hgr20 hiwin rails 600w er16 spindle
Build Author Wombaticus Views 664
Printer number 2
A Large Printer that will hopefully be able to print at least 45cm cubed
Build Author Dangatech Views 1503
C beam machine (with larger T-slot platform)
Larger, more rigid build plate C beam machine
Build Author Jim F Views 4625
Basing this build on the C-Beam machine XL on the parts store, but added a few things to make it more like the C-Beam XXLarge "Tank" by Dollarz81. Going with the Dewalt 611 instead of a water cooled spindle at first. May change down the road. Using a Panucat Gradus M1 controller with BigFoot drivers.
Build Author Bradles Views 1579
Linear Rail derivative with ball screw
basic start to design of cnc machine
Build Author Jason Harding Views 1036
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 Brian Popp Views 13734
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 Polymergraphy Views 1363
Skyggen 3D Printer
GT2 belt-driven Cartesian 3D Printer on an OpenBuilds Extrusion gantry, developed through Autodesk Fusion 360.
Build Author DazTheGas Views 16560
Been using the Ox now since 2015, so decided I should move on to C-Beam :-)
Build Author Keith Davis Views 1564
Bi-Motion Box Printer
Design eliminates any movement of both the X and Y motors to achieve X/Y travel. It uses linear bearings for both linear travel and rotational movement.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 83160
ROUTY CNC Router (V-Slot Belt & Pinion)
A cool little CNC router build that uses the V-Slot belt & pinion drive and stock parts.
Build Author JWhitten Views 3708
Build #2 - Bigger & Stronger
This is my latest project. I'm building a new CNC router to be bigger in cutting envelope (1500mm x 3000mm / approx 5 by 10 ft).