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Build Author joe williams Views 1097
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 Santoferr Views 2858
Butterfly 3DP V 1.0
tronxy x3 like
Build Author JerwanDavis Views 1881
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 jpjoshua Views 4217
Arduino Grbl Laser CNC
Arduino powered Laser CNC using GRBl firmware.
Build Author Shelby Teknologies Views 1101
Pick and place
Openbuilds Pick and Place using ideas from OpenPNP Frame work is from the Openbuilds Part store using 1000mm C beams and vslot 40x40 for support Surface is 3/4 " Particle board
Build Author Metalguru Views 3721
Some Improvements on the Workbee 1000x1000
Improvements both real and suggested for the Workbee assembly
Build Author Daid Views 1388
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 HC.Carbo Views 3917
C_Beam X5L Hybrid_Tank
classic router with a ab table
Build Author taratata2016 Views 3732
Panther 3D printer
After use of the i3 Prusa 200x200x180, the volume increases to 300x300x450 on the V-Slot and driven by a Megatronics V3
Build Author dreys Views 3507
Was once a mini mill
Build Author sergien Views 1912
YAPCNC (Yet Another Poor's Man CNC)
Yet Another Poor's Man CNC (YAPCNC) is my first attempt to build a CNC. The idea is for the build to be as inexpensive as posible while being usable for my goals.
Build Author roadss Views 12194
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 wastelandfab Views 3165
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 NeeqOne Views 2101
My first attempt at building a CNC. I chose the Sphinx due to ease of build and extensive documentation provided by Kyo.
Build Author cilv1gazo Views 2038
Workbee 1500x1500 belt
Workbee CNC 1500x1500 with timing belt
Build Author DazTheGas Views 21396
Been using the Ox now since 2015, so decided I should move on to C-Beam :-)
Build Author dreys Views 4423
Behemoth cnc router with linear rails
Behemoth cnc router build in progress using hiwil rails and closedloop servos.
Build Author Richard Long Views 11235
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 Anthony Bolgar Views 11040
Just a little light duty laser engraver.
Build Author cmitcham Views 842
a 1000x1000 acme screw workbee built as frugally as possible. thanks so much to ooznest and openbuilds :)
Build Author KeepOnJeepinOn Views 1887
Minimill bundle, but with an extended X Axis
Build Author MTO Views 2496
V-Slot MAME cabinet
A minimalist MAME "cabinet" made from extrusion.
Build Author TurfnSurf Views 2480
3-Axis Plywood CNC
Theoretical Working area: 38" x 24" x 6" Actual Working Area: 31" x 23.6" x 4" Positioning Accuracy: about 0.01mm
Build Author j0achim Views 5624
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 Gary Monroe Views 5574
C-Beam Desktop On Rails
My attempt at a Desktop CNC using C-Beam and Open-Rail with Steel Wheel bearings and LeadScrew Drive.
Build Author Trunkmonky Views 8496
OX, of the house Steel
OOZNEST Style OX machine with 3D printed panels
Build Author Techvette Views 1901
Minimill with slight modifications and v-slot table
This is a slightly-modified OpenBuilds minimill with some more Y travel and a v-slot table.
Build Author Hussein Dermay Views 2638
Ooznest WorkBee 1000mm x 1000mm Screw Driven
I have decided to buy and build the ooznest workbee screw driven cnc (1000x1000) and also decided to use some plates and extrusions from the ox cnc. I will never use two machines anyway and hoping to build a strong base for the workbee.
Build Author Jason Crayne Views 1570
glue/staple/eject 1 Axis driven Rail building machine.
Build Author KaosCNC Views 1426
Repurposed Steel Table 4 x 8 Build
Repurposed Steel Table for CNC Router Build.
Build Author Michael Rude Views 783
C-Beam Machine XL
C-Beam XL upgraded with end-stops, E-stop, and cable chain. Running GRBL on Arduino Mega.
Build Author Axnfell Views 882
WorkBee 1000x2000 ACME Screw Version
Hoping to build a WorkBee 1000 x 1000 (2000) from parts and not a kit, cannot afford the kit in full so going the long way round...
Build Author piyawat thongchan Views 2873
Draw bot core xy
In the design stage. Help guide.
Build Author Robert E. Nee Views 8220
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 Keith Davis Views 4748
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 yoyomokomo Views 2199
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!
Build Author Doychell Views 1506
Approximately 910mm x 955mm x 82mm. There is 250mm available in the Z, but the gantry is only 82mm from the bed surface.
Build Author silverchris Views 1361
Silverchris's Laser Cutter
Work in Progress of a laser cutter design. Based on the CoreXY build from https://makerstore.com.au
Build Author kodidavis29 Views 1208
Something a Tad different
Future CNC router kit design
Build Author Giarc Views 1709
ORCA Laser Build
This is my take on the Acro Laser system made from mostly salvaged, scrap, or leftover parts. I modified the plates in an attempt to maximize the cutting area and I wanted a lightweight adjustable Z axis.
Build Author John Bolduc Views 2593
SG Duet Delta
This my version of a large no corners cut Delta.
Build Author Gooshpoo Views 4520
Gooshpoo's H style cnc machine
A cool project about my cnc machines unique style.
Build Author Zackattack011 Views 1159
1 Cubic Meter 3D Printer
This is a at home built 1000mm x 1000mm x 1000mm 3d printer. It uses mainly parts from OpenBuild Parts and is very simple to build. The only thing that was custom was the build plate which was designed by myself and tooled at a local machine shop.
Build Author h3rb Views 1593
TEVO Little Monster Direct Mount Extruder
Cheap, experimental Modification to Tevo Little Monster's bowden system for the extruder
Build Author Sword66 Views 4915
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 Janis93 Views 7458
1000x1000 Two version of router Belt and Screw
Cheap sheet metal gantry solutions, for diy belt driven cnc and screw driven cnc.
Build Author Glenn Weston Views 3940
"AcroCadabra" My Acro Laser built with my C-Beam XL
Well I built a C-Beam XL around a year ago, I am still learning things as I make stuff with it, it has been quite a wonderful learning experience. Now I have gained enough confidence and knowhow to Mill the required Plates to build an Acro Laser System using the Acro Laser Sketchup Model. I have pulled the Model apart in Sketchup, isolated the Plates and generated the G-Code to cut/Mill the plates. I have used Sketchucam to generate the G-Code. I Use Mach3 on my C-Beam XL to Mill.
Build Author Kazeki Views 2335
Open builds style wood CNC router. Usable work aria 1000mm x 1250mm x 150MM (X x Y x Z). 80x40 C bleam for the Y axis , two 60x20 beams for X axis and a 60x20 fo Z. Interlocking GT3 belts for X and Y. Looking to change over to a rack and pinion system in the future. 8x8Tr Lead screw for the Z. Leadshine HBS507 close loop drivers and 3-phase servo motor 573HBM20-EC-1000 motors driving the Y and X axis. Would recommend them to anyone looking for servo like performance at a affordable price.
Build Author Joe Downard Views 1348
A complete noob stumbling thru his first cnc build in winter.. and trying to find the time with 2 toddlers..
Build Author Weldsmith Views 3497
I am building a multi tool CNC. I plan to have a quick change tooling system that will accept Routers, oxy acetylene torch, Plasma torch. etc. there will be a water bed under the convertible router table / work bench. The inspiration to build this machine is from having a small garage and not a shop.
Build Author janneman Views 3264
Big CNC plasma cutter
Build Author Blyn3D Views 1382
Fourth Axis Mill Prototype
I really like the 4th axis I purchased a few years back, but when I went looking for it again the suppliers who once carried it no longer do. Anyone know who makes it? Center hole receives collets. I own a ShopSmith so I am using a 5/8th rod and can mount it's chucks onto this machine. Also I like the use of the skateboard wheels, they are adjustable and one could use more sets over a longer axis. The Sherline z-axis is not my first choice, I just had a spare.
Build Author Nicademus Views 4492
CNC/3DPrint/Laser/Mill (formerly CNC-inator3000)
Ultimately - the design is based on the highly successful Ultimaker concept, for which a regular size costs in the thousands, and one of this size would be edging into the 10's of thousands. Expected Build cost - <$800 It is a X/Y Cartesian printer with Raising/Lowering Z axis (Hotbed.) - Overall size is 610mm x 610mm x 750mm - with build volume of around 450mmx450mmx450mm - and will also have the ability to change work tools - such as for CNC Routing, Lazer etching, 3d Scanning, etc.
Build Author Bucky Wootmaster Views 1107
CNC machine using extrusions with linear rails and ball screws on all axes - no plates
Build Author Michael.M Views 4512
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 JCPhlux Views 1974
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 OffAxis Views 2662
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 blterry1 Views 7198
The Beeline CNC
Here are the instructions to build the Beeline custom CNC router table.
Build Author Rob Withoff Views 1553
Some enhancements of the basic mini-mill
Build Author Sprags Views 892
C-Beam Kyo Sphinx 10060
More stuff here.
Build Author CLAUDIO MIKLOS Views 2822
ACRO 150 X 150 CM
Build Author spark2 Views 1295
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 bpatterson42 Views 767
Inverted Y C-Beam Machine
Similar to C-Beam Machine build, but with inverted Y-axis assembly to shield drive screw. Integrated XZ gantry can be fixed to any solid surface. Build dimensions are 36" x 36" x 6".
Build Author Denis Lapratte Views 1173
All metal Ox hybrid CNC Router Table
This is my second CNC build, but the first one that I design from the ground up. The base is all metal because I want to add Plasma facility later on. I used the Ox model for the gantry plates and made a few changes to adapt to my design. Since I wanted to use parts from my first CNC to save as much as possible, I kept the 5/8 Hi-Lead Screw I had from Roton for the Y and Z axis. I will also add a downdraft table to keep all parts tight on the table for cutting.
Build Author Daniel.korneliussen Views 1138
Reprap prusa mendel i2 Frankenstein 2018 build
Mad plumbers choice what Else can i say?
Build Author Camvec Views 2709
WorkBee CNC full kit 1500mm x 1500mm
This will be my first build ever! Looking forward to it , just gotta finish the new workshop first then I'm on it!
Build Author Elxiliath Views 1753
D-Bot Version B
D-Bot with a Replicate controller.
Build Author rkugler Views 1402
Miter Saw Stop Block
Just starting a miter saw stop system. Any suggestions appreciated.
Build Author Dave Pyatt Views 1724
DaveP's Homemade CNC Project
Somewhere along the line sometime around February 2017 I got the bug in my head that I needed to build a CNC router. This is where I am today...
Build Author Rodrigo Gonzalez Views 952
The user will input a selection from a variety of pre-established drinks. The user will not need a glass, since it will be provided in the automation process. This completely eliminates the need for a bartender if an RFID purchase system is implemented.
Build Author Carl Siren Views 3045
A home-made CNC-machine with a 1.5 kW air cooled spindle motor suitable for milling materials such as wood, plastic and soft metals. The work table is 650 mm wide by 700 mm deep and the maximum movement is set to 560 mm for the x-axis, 480 mm for the y-axis and 105 mm for the z-axis.
Build Author Bill325 Views 692
One more life for a cube
Modify a Gen1 Cube printer into a small cnc router to cut pcbs and light (VERY light) milling work. Also easy to swap out the rotary head and mount a laser head for engraving.
Build Author Carl van Heezik Views 3963
C-Beam™ Machine for PCB milling
C-Beam Machine for PCB milling
Build Author HC.Carbo Views 2825
Horizontal MiniMill (x5)
The search for an affordable hobby 5 axis machine.
Build Author Sam Price Views 1890
Acros with customizations [WIP]
This is a work in progress ACROS build with new legs and wire tracks.
Build Author dynosaur Views 1476
C Beam Served
C Beam Machine built in a server cab. Hopefully this keeps every thing enclosed , clean and quite ?
Build Author David the swarfer Views 12540
The Nguni - an OX variant
A modified OX with more X clearance, MDF plates, vacuum table
Build Author coxnugget Views 1178
Bedroom Builds (BrB) DIY CNC
So I am employed in the automotive industry and I walk by thousands of dollars of CNC products daily that are no use to me due to being a Technologist and not a machinist. So therefore with some research I found openbuilds and their great selection of products to build my own CNC. This CNC will consist of 4 axis one removable 360 degree axis for turning alongside a x axis table Y axis stationary gantry and a Z axis attracted to the Y axis linear actuator.
Build Author nc3dpw Views 5902
(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 Jens Grabner Views 2009
This calculator work inside with a spezail count format - Fraction as Mantisse + Dezimal exponent .. in summ 9 Byte.
Build Author JWhitten Views 8634
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 MidnightQuads Views 1597
Components- RAMPS, running marlin, Nema 17, All metal extruder, 600mm lead screws, 600mm 2020 aluminum extrusions, 12v 30a power supply, 12v LED strip, Typical endstops, 600mm 8mm linear rods, Bearing block for 8mm bearings, Openbuilds plates, wheels, and bearings, 500x500mm borosilicate glass plate
Build Author cory stafford Views 2076
Home built laser cutter
This is a laser cutter built with intent to use arduino as controller for a co2 cutting laser.
Build Author Daeg Views 855
First build - small scale
Using basic standard components, beams, motors, belt drive on x and y, z is a screw. Using Grbl Panel on Windows 10. Really basic router, had trouble getting the controller to turn on the router and set speeds so it is currently wired to a power bar switch so it runs full speed and I just use the switch to turn it on and off. Just getting x, y and z control working properly for now and likely going to switch the router to my dremel 4000 using a 3d printed mounting bracket I got from thingiverse
Build Author Tucstrlly Views 5027
Stainless OX Kit Build "Diamondback CNC"
A copy of the Stainless Ox by Martin Barfoed. Similar design, construction and control.
Build Author MTO Views 1490
Absolute positioning hardware and software
Absolute linear positioning using deBruijn sequences.
Build Author Brian_fox1980 Views 1260
This is my first build so I will let you know how I get on
Build Author shadowtec Views 2123
My 80w Laser build (1000x1000 cutting area)
This is a 80w laser which I am building (picture of the case) the frame is constructed with normal square tubing with plastic corners. this laser needs to live outside
Build Author crispin Views 517
Hi my name is crispin and I'm an aluminum addict.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 22315
V-Slot Miter Saw Stop
A quick and simple saw stop build.
Build Author Elmo Clarity Views 7699
A TrueUp Glide modified to use 20x40 V-Slot with a 300x300 bed.
Build Author sybren Views 3129
80watt Lasercutter, workingarea 105x52[cm], steel frame
I will write a short buildlog here with mostly pictures. I designed this lasercutter in solidworks(not totally finished) for a good overview and such that the steel tubes could be lasercut by a company, the metal frame is based on the lasercutter the KÄSER, which you can find on cnczone.nl. The mechical parts are designed by myself because I had no mill to my use, so the mechnical parts are lasercut(same company as tube) steelplates welded together.
Build Author urthlight Views 1030
Ancient Roland Table top Mill
The parts are now very reasonable.
Build Author medicshort Views 1081
Just now in the planning phase of my build. Waiting for some parts to come in to see what I am going to build off of. Print area going to be close to 300x300x350. Trying to decide if I want it enclosed. I do want to print ABS... so probably so.
Build Author Joerharris Views 3053
Joe Harris's all metal CNC Router build
I'm building a CNC router in my garage (almost finished!) and I'm keeping a video build log of the process in the hope it may be useful to others wanting to do the same. I don't have much in the way of fancy tools so expect a bit of innovation on the way!
Build Author mikememmi Views 2198
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NT0N1rt3F7c it's alive
Build Author patdee Views 2202
777 CNC Build
To begin the "Build" I have ordered a few parts from OpenBuilds to get started. They are arriving today; according to "tracking". I cant wait! Praise Jesus! This 85 yr old man is getting a "New " life. Hallelujah and amen. Because I am building this on an existing machine, I have to be careful; so I will order some parts then see what I don't need (such as a base); along with parts that I may need to adapt it to the machine. It should be fun! "Caint wait!"
Build Author dtanney Views 1604
This will be a CNC milling machine. My goal is to make this mill for the minimum cost I can while not sacrificing quality. In hope of staring an educational YouTube channel on CNC milling and 3D Printing. Along with when to use both.
Build Author TimVukman Views 2124
My original Tevo Tarantula kit was ok..... I had issues with the X gantry staying level. I got rid of the wheels and replaced them with linear block bearings. I still had some issues with the X gantry. I swapped out the plastic parts with aluminum which was much better. Still not what I want yet