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Build Author Mark Carew Views 1115482
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 Kyo Views 132550
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 Indieflow Views 104724
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 Robert Hummel Views 52221
This will be an Aluminum OX build. Plates and all design credit goes to Mark from open builds. I may add my own touches but mainly this is to see how Aluminum plates perform
Build Author Mark Carew Views 187106
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 Michael.M Views 32822
This is a Kyo Sphinx CNC Router build. Working Area: 350mm X 500mm Link to original design: https://openbuilds.com/builds/c-beam-sphinx.3605/
Build Author Chris Anderson Views 45785
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 Mark Carew Views 241391
C-Beam® Machine - Plate Maker
This C-beam Machine is an in affordable CNC plate maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author Robert Hummel Views 65303
890KV OX RC spindle
This build is intended as a light alternative to the Dremel rotary tool.
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 30423
Openbuilds Table Top 50w Co2 Laser Cutter/Engraver
DIY build of a Co2 Laser cutter/engraver 12x24 working area.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 127526
This OpenBuilds Mini Mill is a great go-to desktop sized CNC milling plate / part maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author Janis93 Views 12743
1000x1000 Two version of router Belt and Screw
Cheap sheet metal gantry solutions, for diy belt driven cnc and screw driven cnc.
Build Author semperfikurt Views 22093
Beefed-up and customized OX build
My Machine is based on the OX CNC designed by Mark Carew as well as the ooznest kit, and it incorporates a bunch of my own details and revisions to increase performance and robustness. It has become way more beastly than I originally planned!
Build Author beardyblair Views 23499
My build log of an adapted Sphinx design with additional height and a larger X and Y axis.
Build Author blterry1 Views 14614
The Beeline CNC
Here are the instructions to build the Beeline custom CNC router table.
Build Author Robert Hummel Views 23715
Stinger V Micro Mill
While building my OX AI I found myself with left over v slot and thought to myself, what do I need that I can build using them? Well since I make a lot of my own PCB boards for projects I figured a micro PCB mill would fit the bill ;) With inspiration from the OX and OX AI I give you the Stinger V :)
Build Author petethepig Views 13619
OpenBuilds ACRO Z Axis
Z-Axis for OpenBuilds ACRO system. It is sturdy enough to carry a small drill.
Build Author roadss Views 21559
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 Sonny Lowe Views 14332
MakerSL MSL-8 OB Vise
Small Machining Vise designed around 20x80 Openbuilds Rail System
Build Author Ryan Lock Views 122639
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 Sonny Lowe Views 27894
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 alan richard Views 41814
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 Lumberjack Engineering Views 17075
SOLAC: Space Optimized LAser Cutter
The Space Optimized LAser Cutter is a 40 watt CO2 laser cutter that supports a maximum part volume of 24" x 16" x 6.25". It consists of a V-slot frame + brackets/mounts designed to be 3D printed on a consumer desktop printer. Total cost of the machine is ~ $1,400 USD.
Build Author that-jim Views 32276
LINEAR RAIL SPHINX 55 (Blue OX plates)
Machine based on Sphinx 55 built with linear rails.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 21941
High Z Mod for Lead CNC
The High Z modification for the LEAD CNC brings your creative capabilities to new heights! With 8" of clearance this modification can be adapted easily to your existing LEAD CNC Router.
Build Author Ronald van Arkel Views 31437
Routy GT2 290 BSX CNC Router, Low Cost and Good!
The Routy GT2 300 BSX CNC Router is a Low Cost CNC build. It performs the same as the larger Routy's from OpenBuilds but doesn't break the bank!
Build Author nickchnv Views 8443
Rigid Compact Desktop C-BEAM
This modified C-Beam, is a compact, powerful and affordable desktop CNC.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 64173
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 Sword66 Views 7652
The Archon R2
The Archon "In the style of Cartesian movement." A brief overview, guide and summary of my highly experimental build. and some insight into the challenges of building such a large format/belted machine.
Build Author winand Views 16344
YAOR (Yet Another Openbuilds Router)
Yet Another Openbuilds Router, my version :-)
Build Author OffAxis Views 5696
OffAxis CNC 1000x1500
Cut Area: 825 x 1340. Max Cutting depth: 2 inches. Arduino based control with Nema 23 and Nema 17 drive. 8mm leadscrew and 2GT belt drive. 400W 48V quite cut spindle.
Build Author Rick 2.0 Views 11372
C-Beam Mini Mite
A small system with a big bite. Design achieves a good balance between machine size vs. build area, rigidity and ease of construction all while keeping build cost as low as possible.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 75694
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 JWhitten Views 12358
Build #2 - Bigger & Stronger
Large format CNC router with a 1500mm x 3000mm cutting envelope (5 x 10 ft) strong enough to cut wood and aluminum constructed from 20-series and 40-series aluminum extrusions. Complete Project Log w/ Pictures: https://goo.gl/photos/Co81AvGwVijE2zow9
Build Author Eric Jacobsson Views 11552
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 Bud Griffin Views 9776
BF3D OX (Big Freakin' 3D OX)
This is my latest printer build. The second printer I've built using V-Slot.
Build Author dreys Views 8608
Behemoth cnc router with linear rails
Behemoth cnc router build in progress using hiwil rails and closedloop servos.
Build Author Peter Oakes Views 38966
The Bull Dog, A RoverCNC OX based 1500mm x 1500mm CNC - Tutorial build
I have based this build on the OX build so I will not be going into too much detail of specefic assembly modules as they asre so well covered by Mark Carew already, but will go through the complete build on video. I will be addig additional tutorials on steppers and the other electronic parts as needed though as this project is sponsored by RS Components in the form of most of the Electronics and this is also the key focus of my YouTube channel www.youtube.com/c/thebreadboardca.
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 9901
Another Sphinx 7550 Made by an Openbuilds Cbeam
feel free to ask anything about this builds, but im a airline pilot and sometimes responding maybe will take me. while!!
Build Author Mark Carew Views 61313
OpenBuilds Workbee 1010 (40" x 40")
The OpenBuilds WorkBee 1010 - 1000x1000 Lead Screw Driven CNC Machine
Build Author inhan Views 19110
Openbuilds rovo laser mini(오픈빌드)
laser mini 20 * 40 OPENBUILDS base frame.(크기 412x455mm) laser mini 20*40 기본프레임입니다. 기존 여러부품을 사용한 제품보다 부품수를 줄이면서 최소한의 단가를 뽑을려고 디자인했습니다.. 기존대비 부품수 절반에 단가도 절반을 줄이면서 최적의성능을 내려합니다.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 69301
OpenBuilds Workbee 1510 (60" x 40")
The OpenBuilds WorkBee 1510 - 1500x1000 Belt Driven CNC Machine
Build Author inhan Views 22229
openbuilds rovo c-beam (700*1000)(1000*1000)한국오픈빌드.
Open the build will create open and sharing. 오픈빌드는 만들고 오픈하고 공유합니다.
Build Author Ronald van Arkel Views 14581
Upgrading the C-Beam machine
So we have new plates, stronger motors, belt drive reduction, but what should we do with them? In this article you might find the answer you were looking for as we took an “old” C-Beam machine and started to upgrade the X/Z body and added more torque and precision to the Z-axis.
Build Author Steve B Views 14195
OX PPR - Portable Plasma/Router
PPR = Portable Plasma/Router. A ~30x30"work area with leadscrews. Work surface is below support members. Can be placed ONTO cutting surface.
Build Author Bridge Port Views 6966
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.
MakerSL style vice - using just off-the-shelf-parts (NB UNTESTED WIP)
An attempt at copying the https://openbuilds.com/builds/makersl-msl-8-ob-vise.4084/ using just off-the-shelf OpenBuilds Parts - no machining
Build Author M^3 Views 19756
M Cubed CNC Mill
A no-nonsense CNC mini mill to get the job done.
Build Author Hytech2k Views 31895
Triple Shot R-P-M Area 51 CNC Parts
We wanted to create a rapid prototyping machine with excellent 3D printing, laser cutting and engraving, and light CNC router work capabilities.
Build Author James Archer Views 11014
Archer - An extendable all metal 3D printer
This is an all metal build using OpenBuilds V-Slot linear rails to produce a high quality and cost effective 3D printer. The printer is designed to be scalable for your desired build area and can utilize high quality hotends with 16mm groove mounts such as E3D.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 5520
The MakerSL Customized OB Minimill
This is my interpretation of the OB Minimill, what I've changed so far, and what may continue to change as my requirements change.
Build Author evilc66 Views 20489
My C-Beam 3D Printer
Larger format FDM printer using C-Beam linear stages
Build Author chenderson Views 10530
CRH C-BEAM Router, steel capable
C-beam based CNC router using mostly openbuilds parts.
Build Author Scott Drake Views 8539
1500x1000 CNC Router
1500x1000, additional frame stiffening from laser cut Stainless steel bracing plates, Nema 34 motor upgrade and Hiwin 16mm ballscrew additions on the way. Ethernet Smooth stepper control, 2.2kw Water cooled spindle. Schneider atv320 variable speed drive. SICK inductive limit switches, Leadshine Em882S stepper drivers ,1kw 62V supply for Stepper drives
Build Author Ronald van Arkel Views 14528
Routy GT2 300 BSX CNC Router
This is the first project that I would like to share with you. I know the build looks familiar and it is; it’s based on kram242´s Routy. Work area is 300*500*55 mm and is NEMA17/GT2 belt driven.
MakerSL MSL-21 OB Minimill Enclosure
Simple enclosure for the OB Minimill
Build Author Mark Carew Views 25932
OpenBuilds Sphinx 1050 (20" x 40")
The OpenBuilds Sphinx 1050 - 500x1000 Lead Screw Machine
Build Author joe williams Views 2190
HandCrafted WorkBee - HCWB
This will be a slow build as I collect parts and materials as funds permit for 1000mm x 1000mm Workbee. I call it the "Hand Crafted WorkBee" because I will be hand making the plates and as much of the build as possible using a drill press and hand tools.
Build Author obmilllivebuild Views 9311
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 CNCGear Views 7210
The BlackBee CNC
Ball screw drive, linear rail CNC Kit
Build Author Ryan155 Views 4873
I made a mill from first principles because I didn't like any of the ones that were out there, More info can be found on the website RigCNC.com
Build Author PCBman Views 5618
A desktop Cartesian CNC router
Build Author Mark Carew Views 110771
C-Beam™ Linear Actuator
Here are a few helpful C-Beam actuator ideas that will help you get a start on your builds
Build Author UltiBots Views 9061
Machined Aluminum MagBall Carriages
Machined Aluminum MagBall Carriages
Build Author Calotype Views 2273
My DIY panoramic rolling (&banding) Machine.
DO WHAT YOU IMAGINE !
Build Author BNMaker Views 8813
A minimalist 2-axis A2 sized laser diode cutter/engraver. Designed to give the most function using the very least number of parts at the lowest price.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 41359
OpenBuilds Sphinx 55 (20" x 20")
The OpenBuilds Sphinx 55 - 500x500 Lead Screw Machine
Build Author Kenneth Witthuhn Views 6723
Openbuilds CNC (witthuhnCNC XKLBR-1S)
Based on the popular C-beam / V-wheel design, with the largest available work area, relative to machine size. Screw driven with anti-backlash, integrated drag chains, Carbon fibre gantry plates, Openbuilds BlackBox Controller (USB), Transformer & kill switches, with internal wiring, limit switches & Nema 23 motors.
Build Author that-jim Views 3056
Z-Axis Upgrade For My Sphinx
Z-Axis Upgrade For My Sphinx
Build Author Mark Carew Views 54139
V-Slot NEMA 23 Linear Actuator (Lead Screw)
Learn to build a super strong nema 23 lead driven linear actuator
CNC Router (Non OX)
My own Design (not an OX Derivative) using standard Parts.
Build Author evildean Views 7753
OX-SUMO, SUMO-OX, OXSUMO?
One meter square. Short and stout.... reminds me of a Sumo Wrestler. A temporary and adjustable configuration I have devised to cut my own plates. I have kicked around ideas for about a year and the C-Beam extrusion has made this attempt to realize my ideas irresistible. This is just one step towards bigger and better things!
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 10013
L'FOX - Large Format OX deriviative. Designed and built by Revision 13 Prototypes
This build is for a testing rig to use while testing out different controller boards and CAM software for milling and routing. It is in the early stages, planning is complete, parts are ordered. Awaiting parts delivery to start build. Please not the BOM only covers parts from the OpenBuilds part store. I will be posting the other required items very shortly.
CNC Based on CBeam, with No custom Plates, and Z GANTRY
Build Author ChrisViral Views 4941
OP C-Beam Machine XL by ChrisViral
Video diary C-Beam XL build with massive steppers and a 1.5kW Chinese spindle.
Build Author Joe F Views 6245
Rack and Pinion Cartesian Mill
This is a rework of a previous build I did on here, a mostly printed cartesian CNC. Initially intended to just be an update to that, but so many things changed including the linear motion and every single part has been modified significantly that I felt as though it deserved a whole new build.
Build Author OpenBuilds Views 4817
The idea is to make a simple effective ventilator, studying the concept of using a simple push process with and actuator.
Build Author Nugz Views 12134
Angus : A Slightly "Beefier" OX
This is where I will share my attempt at building a slightly "beefier" OpenBuilds OX CNC Machine using commonly available parts in the spirit of OPENBUILDS and Open Source in general. I have a tendancy to over-build things so I will be balancing that tendacy against budget constraints and common sense as much as possible.
Build Author winand Views 14573
YAOP (Yet Another Openbuilds Printer)
Yet Another Openbuilds Printer, my version :-P
Build Author blue25 Views 4496
Need cnc to make alumunium sign, brass stamp, etc
Build Author Kevr102 Views 4046
Ooznest Ox CNC 1000 x 750
A few mods on my Ooznest supplied Ox cnc Encountered a few minor issues along the way but now all sorted.
Build Author JerwanDavis Views 4368
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 Bikes and Beer Views 3354
The Forever Project
Workbee 1010 Lead Screw with water cooled spindle and enclosure
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 4988
Openbuilds CubeBot 3D Printer
Cartesian type 3d printer build
Build Author Shaun Weitzel Views 3247
OpenBuilds Lead 1515
First build of a Lead 1515!
Build Author Jason Moore Views 5567
Lead1500 Plasma Table w/THC
lead machine plasma table with Black Box, and Torch Height Control
Build Author The Dude Views 17672
Optical Limit + Home Switches
Optical home and limit switches for cnc, 3D printers, laser cutters, etc.
Build Author John foale Views 11717
Guitar shop CNC
Great bit of kit time will tell if it is up to the job
Build Author nlfawcett Views 10500
Longhorn OX (Under Construction and In Progress)
I ran across the OX and knew it was the one I wanted to build. Some of the things I wanted to include was make it bigger and a little more solid than what the original plans called for. So here is where I am at so far. It will have a cutting area of 48" x 48". The waste board support frame will have more support rails. The Y axis will have (3) 20mm x 60mm rails instead of the original (2) that is called for. 1/4" aluminum OX plates. And a few more odds and ends.
Build Author motopreserve Views 7967
Persnickety Plate Maker
My very first attempt at a CNC build. Based on the OpenBuilds C-Beam Machine, small tweaks will be made to tailor it for my goals: machining G10, aluminum & some carbon fiber for use with multirotor and motorcycle parts. I am looking forward to the day when I am comfortable enough to bring the ideas in my head to the tip of the end mill in a smooth fashion...
Build Author Sam Dobbie Views 6226
A fully aluminium printer made from off the shelf components, no printed parts.
Build Author Bruce Walker Views 4029
BD's C-Beam Machine CNC Router (WIP)
CNC router table based on OpenBuilds C-Beam Machine bundle.
Build Author spark2 Views 3607
C-Beam - Sphinx 1000x1000mm inspired by Kyo
A stable CNC Router that allows me to cut and carve bigger Parts. The Machine is an original Build from Kyo's Sphinx CNC Machine. Thanks for the great Work and the Effort Kyo. Your Files and Lists helped me a lot to build that Sphinx 1x1m.
Build Author Daid Views 3899
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 Bruce Walker Views 4998
BD's Burn Box - ACRO Laser Engraver System
Two plus years in the making, I finally have a working ACRO 510 laser engraver system complete with enclosure and air filtration.
Build Author Wes Dwight Views 5065
Modified Sphinx 55 with MGN12 linear rails
Inspired by previous Sphinx builds by Sorin (w/ MGN Rails) and Kenneth's witthuhnCNC XKLBR-1S. I wanted to create a desktop unit that kept a minimal profile and neatly contained the PS, Controller, and all wiring, making it a singular unit that could be easily transportable (as it will be doing double duty at my home and at work)
Build Author Mark Carew Views 49028
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 Colin Russon Views 7432
Lead screw based Foam Cutter that can easily be adapted to full belt / pinion drive and to CNC.
Build Author jjcolletta Views 9896
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 Mark Carew Views 16303
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.