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Build Author Mavricks710 Views 93
CNC Router Machine
CNC Router with working area 550*550*200
Build Author C-CNC Views 1452
Gantry Style CNC from plywood
I am currently 15 years old, from Germany and trying to build a low budged CNC router. I only designed this CNC based on other CNC routers that I have seen and what I am able of. It consists mostly of 2.3cm plywood to keep costs down. The size of the work area is approx. 40 x 80 cm. I would be really glad if you could give me advice's for improvement on the design and everything else ... ( I could really need your help :) ) enjoy :)
Build Author Roy Berntsen Views 2027
V-Baby CoreXY - DIY 3d Printer
Easy to build - affordable opensource DIY CoreXY 3d Printer for fast reliable prototyping on your desktop - All wheels and V-Slots for smooth quick moves and opensource firmware on 8 or 32 bit controllers
Build Author Steven Busch Views 117
Large floor or wall mounted plotter design.
Build Author HC.Carbo Views 4250
C_Beam X5L Hybrid_Tank
classic router with a ab table
Build Author Keith Davis Views 1164
A posi-drive leveling printer in 300x300x380mm format that easily breaks down for suitcase size shipping.
Build Author roadss Views 13152
Rawcnc 1.5 Desktop Edition
This will showcase the build of my Rawcnc 1.5. A rigid cnc router from the Swedish company Rawcnc, featuring a rather cool linear motion system, rack & pinion and steel reinforced X-axis capable of milling aluminum.
Build Author OberSchutze Views 1107
A More Rigid C-Beam
I added the steel to create a less flexible milling surface to make heavier cuts in aluminum. I can also do light steel cutting now as well. I wish OpenBuilds made a steel and rail version of these kits.
Build Author viktop Views 5752
Simple CNC Router (Nema17, V-slot 2040, Arduino, GRBL)
An OX-inspired mini desktop mill.
Build Author Lasersc Views 560
The D & R TigerPaw Trilogy
Hopefully this will be a quick guide to one way that you can add a laser to an existing CNC router.
Build Author Kims3DIY Views 5864
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 Mark and Oreo Views 215
Cnc od grinder and thread grinder
This is a totally original build of an od id grinder and thread grinder, I hope.
Build Author Fábio Pires Views 1121
Frezar - Desktop CNC
This is a small desktop CNC inspired by the Mini OX project. It's designed with the nema 17 motors in mind. It's a 650mm x 500mm machine that it will be used to mill cast acrlic.
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 2414
The Franken Rotor
Yes another K40 Franken machine dedicated for round objects,,,
Build Author Peter Stoneham Views 2608
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 sgspenceley Views 81984
Linear Rail CNC Machines
A CNC build using linear rails & lead screws.
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 2926
Co2 Laser Cutter/Engraver Rotary Attachment
Vslot rail system at work again, laser cutter/engraver rotary device for cylindrical objects .
Build Author Chris Anderson Views 29615
Openbuilds Co2 80w Laser Cutter
Co2 80 watt openbuilds laser cutter, 1200mm laser tube, 1500x1000x500mm dimensions. Build frame first and then panels to be added.
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 295
CBeam Sphinx Upgrade
Simple upgrade of the Y axis on a Cbeam sphinx from 500mm to 1000mm.
Build Author Ticky-Tack Views 3090
Photogrammetry 3d Scanner
A mid-sized version of a Photogrammetry 3D Scanner.
Build Author MattR Views 1912
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 sharmstr Views 4653
Shawn's Workbee 1510
Shawn's adventure in assembling and customizing the Openbuild's version of the 1500x1000 Workbee.
Build Author evilc66 Views 25029
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 dcorb Views 16250
3D Turn Table Scanner
My attempt at a 3D scanner. Still trying to convince myself it will work.
Build Author David Bourne Views 2730
INDY-TR12 CNC (12mm Diameter Lead Screws)
TR12x3 screws, M8 wheel sets, a draw built into the design, an electronics set built onto the kit, back brace to stop C-Beam twist.
Build Author nc3dpw Views 6970
(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 crypt-tek Views 3303
The crypt-cube is another project I've been working on off and on over the past year, unlike my previous built C3DO this is a much smaller built with a volume of 318mm x 240mm x 220mm. With this build my main focus is precision and speed.
Build Author Troy Proffitt Views 4659
Sphinx Upgraded plates / ballscrews and linear rail
Upgraded Sphinx Cbeam using 3/8 aluminum plates and linear rails / ballscrews
Build Author Kazeki Views 1014
Upgrading my CNC router to run on ball screws. Me and the belts where not getting along.
Build Author checkeredBug Views 1667
Large 2 foot x 3 foot x 4.5 foot build volume Core XY printer build in process at this point. I am designing everything from scratch and using typincal parts bought from amazon for the build.
Build Author Shortyski13 Views 997
Mushu - Large Scale CoreXY
20x26x28 inch Build Volume CoreXY. Unlike many builds, I've decoupled the XY movements from the Z-Axis lead screws to help prevent Wobble, will be using linear guide rails, and mains powered bed heater, and a bed that is Allowed to thermally grow. This build is JUST narrow enough to fit through a standard sized doorway.
Build Author Joe Young Views 4351
Rack and Pinion (Death to Belts)
Low profile rack and pinion linear actuator design
Build Author Patto21 Views 339
Large format laser
Large format laser build for Student use at my school as well as some personal use.
Build Author viktop Views 3150
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 KronBjorn Views 772
WorkBee Lead 1010, Reduced Footprint, Nema17
This is a WorkBee 1000x1000mm with lead screws and Nema17's. It has a reduced footprint, with the geared Nema's inside the frame.
Build Author gwandad Views 14987
C Beam Rotary
I've used the good work of Openbuilds & expanded it to suit.
Build Author RobFromLDMS Views 1624
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 Metalguru Views 4865
Some Improvements on the Workbee 1000x1000
Improvements both real and suggested for the Workbee assembly
Build Author Max Tepermeister Views 22296
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 dougsnash Views 36599
Rotary Axis OX Derivitive
A Rotary Axis CNC router based on the OX CNC Router
Build Author RV6APilot Views 1195
South Carolina Workbee 1000X1000
This is about my build of a Workbee 1000X1000 being built here in Trenton, SC. My goal is to use it to help cut the new panel for my RV6A airplane.
Build Author Mac6986 Views 3723
Vinyl Application Roller table
Build progress of custom roller table for applying graphics
Build Author Stan Howe Views 600
Bee the Boss
The frame of the CNC is going to to Bee a basic Work Bee with maybe 1 modification to the spoil board attachment. This will be located on a custom bench housing the electronics and vacuum. I plan to install Stepper online steppers, drivers, power supplies, and break out board. I will add a 1.5 KW water cooled spindle, with a radiator. The fans from the radiator will pull air from a filtered enclosure for all the electronics.
Build Author gibson Views 415
ricks workbee build
i had the ox build and wanted to do a more beeffer style so i went with a workbee style machine ..
Build Author Keith Davis Views 10011
A CoreXY/Bowden design with a belt driven Z axis. This is a box design without the front end of the box, making the print area and maintenance, like changing a nozzle, easily accessible.
Build Author JCPhlux Views 2446
Phlux Core XY Laser Etcher
A 750mm x 1000mm Core XY Laser Etcher/Cutter. To cut down on cost I tried to have as many parts as possible be printed.
Build Author Xxztrexxx Views 1419
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 ANDERS NORLINDER Views 599
Cnc mill, Plasma cutting and weld table
A functional table for plasma cutting, welding, tooling........
Build Author pauna Views 2167
My giant "WORKBEE" 1750mm X 1750mm by ooznest
CNC MACHINE WORKBEE'S table making
Build Author MarkM_NJ Views 12239
My very first openbuilds cnc machine. Followed along DaztheGas's Spartacus build.
Build Author DanY3D Views 795
Dirt cheap build.
Build Author Sebastian-Schuetz Views 7461
Open source large format CNC-machine and 3D printer
For a schoolproject we decided to build this large format CNC-machine. The greatest part of the mechanics were sourced from OpenBuilds.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 12547
SLA (Resin) 3D Printer
SLA LCD 3D Printer ( 8.9'' LCD screen )
Build Author Rusticalmond Views 7806
CNC Hot Wire Cutter 4 Axis for Cutting Foam Wings
My build is to allow me to cut foam wings using CNC Hot Wire Cutter.
Build Author obmilllivebuild Views 3104
Live OpenBuilds MiniMill -> MiniPrint/Laser Conversion Demo @ MRRF2019
Transformation of an OpenBuilds Mini Mill into a convertible 3D printer / CNC mill with interchangeable tooling. Maybe a bonus conversion TBD.
Build Author Colin Mccourt Views 2220
The BEE and ME
I have always wanted to work with CNC machinery...a few years back I got my chance to learn some basics at the Double Glazing Company where I was employed (very basic I might add) before the firm folded and I was made redundant...I wanted to continue learning and when I came across this site which push affordable machines I thought I'd give it a go. So I purchased a !000mmx750mm Screw Driven Workbee from Ooznest and I'm about to embark on my quest as many have done before me...Wish me Luck!
Build Author Rob Taylor Views 2255
Grizzly G0758 Benchtop Mill Conversion
A proper CNC mill conversion. But quite small, with my trademark idiosyncracies.
Build Author dreys Views 4144
Was once a mini mill
Build Author Ollieg Views 462
Hevavy duty 1300mm x 1300mm laser cutter Ceramic tube Servo motors
Starting the next Laser build, Plan to complete within 60 days.
Build Author Spark Concepts Views 1135
MPG Jog Controller for CNC xPRO
Been playing around with an MPG Jogwheel
Build Author David Bunch Views 5335
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 Jacob Lotter Views 4677
1510 Workbee Modified
Some of the things that I have done to my 1510 Workbee Installed Linear rails and bearing blocks with drawings. Installed Ops console Made conversion plates for extruded aluminum to casters Extended z axis travel by a couple inches with steel plates. As of now in the process of installing Lead screws across the 1500mm length.
Build Author Michael LaBombard Views 747
My Workbee build
Workbee, 1000mmX750mm , from China
Build Author Knut Bøje Views 5488
My OX cnc upgrade.
Build Author crystaldragon141 Views 3665
Rostock TETRA V0
This is an experiment to build a Linear Delta Printer using four towers instead of three. Primary reasons: 1. Build area is roughly cubic vs roughly cylindrical 2. Greater speed and precision from additional control provided by fourth tower. 3. Symmetric kinematics from even number of towers.
Build Author rkugler Views 1754
Miter Saw Stop Block
Just starting a miter saw stop system. Any suggestions appreciated.
Build Author j0achim Views 6167
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 piyawat thongchan Views 3231
Draw bot core xy
In the design stage. Help guide.
Build Author jdeglavina Views 2485
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 Ariel Yahni Views 1473
OB 2x72 Belt Grinder
Build a 2x72 Belt Grinder out of OpenBuilds V-Slots
Build Author wastelandfab Views 3640
Large format plasma ox
I will update this as I go, cad files upon request. My x beam is basically a belt driven r7
Build Author Matt586 Views 3128
Kraken Core-XY Printer
Core-XY build witha quad nozzle
Build Author JerwanDavis Views 2147
Coined by my family as the: Davomatic
Build Notes: Here are all the parts necessary to re-produce this design. Please note, all of the parts are either sourced through openbuilds or have been selected and printed from thingiverse.
Build Author John Pollman Views 1145
Wanhao Duplicator i3 Plus - Major rebuild.
Major rebuild of my Wanhao Duplicator i3 Plus.
Build Author Bikes and Beer Views 1441
The Forever Project
Workbee 1010 Lead Screw with water cooled spindle and enclosure
Build Author superwoodle Views 1524
A table top OpenBuilds MiniMill build. 48V 52mm spindle with ER11 collets.
Build Author Troy Proffitt Views 22014
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 Daid Views 1586
Inpired by the OpenBuilds OX and PrintrBot Crawlbot. This is the LimpyCNC. It's still a work-in-progress. But it provides a 120x120cm work space without using up 150x150cm of garage space.
Build Author CharlieShimota Views 9461
Vox Solid State
I never thought owning a CNC machine was possible until I stumbled upon the Openbuilds site. After viewing numerous builds I was drawn to the Ox by Mark Carew but ultimately decided on a build of similar design, Halloumi by Savvas. It's a C-beam design driven by Nema 23 steppers with Acme lead screws. Like Savvas I will be fabricating temporary plates to get up and running then use the machine to mill the final plates. The material I'm using for the temp plates is solid surface (Avonite).
Build Author Keith Davis Views 5061
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 JamesL Views 4183
C-Beam Machine Build
This is my first CNC router build. I want to gain basic CNC building experience so I can go on to build other items such as a frosting or pancake printer.
Build Author Santoferr Views 3380
Butterfly 3DP V 1.0
tronxy x3 like
Build Author Gino Lanzi Views 5524
2 GANTRY CNC HOTWIRE MACHINE
A 2 independent gantry affordable hotwire machine.
Build Author holographic Views 1662
How i construct and create my DIY Co2 Laser cutter and engraving mashine. details will follow
Build Author Retsaj Views 3390
Large 3D Printer 5ft by 5ft print bed
New ultra large 3D Printer design. I'm calling it the AutoCrafter
Build Author Shelby Teknologies Views 587
Pick and place
Pick and place based on the Openbuilds ACRO 20x20
Build Author Aleksandar Views 11478
Currently I have Velleman/3Drag K8200 modified and CNC machine self built and wanted to use both to make new 3D printer. After looking at different designs I liked Voron a lot and have decided to go that way. Currently I have ordered majority of parts and build shall start soon. I don't plan to rush it as I am usually 2 months home and 2 off.
Build Author patnap71 Views 1631
MEGADELTA, TLM CLONE with 500MM bed
All metal frame 500mm bed Delta 3D printer
Build Author dreys Views 4706
Behemoth cnc router with linear rails
Behemoth cnc router build in progress using hiwil rails and closedloop servos.
Build Author Ollieg Views 2069
Starting my build 2.8mx1.4m
Starting my cnc router, laser and plasma using aluminium 80x80
Build Author Colin Hart Views 486
A Journey on the WorkBee Build...
Build Author Metalguru Views 2105
WorkLead, no wait, LeadBee, naw... WoodWorker
Improvements on the Lead machine using some Workbee parts
Build Author wojak Views 1741
W|W plasma/drag knife 1500x1500 (floating head & z-axis)
Step by step designing and implementing of my plasma approach
Build Author Christian James Views 1752
Workbee "style" 1010 cnc
This build is based on the Workbee 1010 CNC. It is not a kit build and is much the same as the original but with some significant changes made here and there as the build progresses.
Build Author Michael.M Views 9389
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 evilc66 Views 14329
My C-Beam 3D Printer
Larger format FDM printer using C-Beam linear stages
Build Author John Bolduc Views 2763
SG Duet Delta
This my version of a large no corners cut Delta.
Build Author Joe Young Views 1785
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 TurfnSurf Views 2089
DIY C-Beam CNC
Theoretical Working Area: 360x360x75mm Actual Working Area: 300x300x75mm Will Update Later
Build Author yoyomokomo Views 2387
Desktop 4-Axis Nema 23
This build is specific to a furniture design I am trying to bring to market. My first attempt to build a machine. I have looked at other build submissions to help me figure out where I would like to start. The workable volume should 36" W x 6" D x 6" T. The goal is to become more comfortable with the electronics side of machines I enjoy using and also lower the cost of my product by reducing man hours in the manufacturing process. Yay!