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Build Author Jason Harding Views 1798
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 evgeny156 Views 2929
OB Minimill with bottom frame PSU+Drivers
All-in-one OB Minimill
Build Author Jean-Francois Talbot Views 3517
A 2 axis laser engraving machine, with a manual Z axis.
Build Author DA_Spec Views 4083
Heavy duty C Beam
a 1000mm x 1500mm CBeam build with hgr20 hiwin rails 600w er16 spindle
Build Author PatrickB Views 3848
The goal is to have a relatively strong CNC to be able to cut alu. Working space will be around 800x350x100mm.
Build Author JimB828 Views 1147
This build will be based on the C-Beam Plate Maker, with additional changes based on other builds and ideas.
Build Author SamKircher Views 4066
C-Beam Sphinx Vacuum
A modified 1000x1000 Sphinx, with a built in vaccum table.
Build Author stargeezer Views 2481
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 PhotoSgt85 Views 1667
Modular Controller PCBs
This is a build still in the prototype stage. The initial design is being used to control a 4 axis sample change, but the PCBs when finalized will be able to be adapted as a convenient way to wire stepper (or eventually hybrid stepper) drivers to which ever controller you happen to be using. Current developments center around an Arduino Mega, although more interfaces are planned in the future. The main design centers around the use of Phoenix Connectors.
Build Author Daryl Eden Views 1129
C beam Larger and Stronger
My first build based on the original C beam Sphinx. I’m not sure at this point what the final size will be. I have the parts from the c beam Sphinx and extra beams and lead screws to build up to 1000mm x 1000mm.
Build Author Andrew Helsel Views 6076
MiniMill with DW611 and SmoothieBoard 4x v1.1
Build Author changedsoul Views 2528
First CoreXY Build
First CoreXY. Simple Square build, hopes for faster movements.
Build Author JimB828 Views 3829
A horizontal-router CNC using openbuilds parts geared toward routing out mortise and tenon joinery; or any other end grain work on wood.
Build Author Greg Lampman Views 6289
C-Beam Intro to CNC
Build log for my first CNC machine, a C-Beam Plate Maker
Build Author Cornerspace Views 1563
C Beam CNC+Laser
You will be following the assembly of the mechanical kit and how i integrate the electronics into the final build.
Build Author Jay Lytle Views 1542
Stock CNC Router
This is my first CNC router, so be kind on the criticism. I'm still learning. Not an engineer, and not a machinist so I am having to research and learn aspect from both of those areas of study!
Build Author Roberts Kristins Views 3033
Core XY My-BOT 500 x 500 x 1000
My first construction after many years buys ready devices.
Build Author Joortiz1 Views 2577
Norm Inverted - Cartesian
As a tinkerer and hobbyist I need a reliable quality printer on a budget... Meaning I'm not looking to buy a: Prusa, Zortrax or LulzBot because of the added cost their marketing adds. I can definitely build a machine of hopefully equal quality at a lower cost that is not impacted by the marked-up priced from a large reputable manufacturer. I will need to dedicate time and more time for design shakedowns to ensure I produce a quality machine. Bare with me on this build... Thanks!
Build Author Braindice Views 1453
My first attempt at building a CNC style machine. Overall my plan is to use the PlanetCNC breakout board and software to run the machine from a dedicated laptop/tablet.
Build Author Brian Popp Views 21177
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 Nels Views 3620
Another Sphinx - 1000mm x 750mm
The reason for building this CNC is to help me in my guitar building hobby. (telecasters)
Build Author THE LINK Views 2437
2020 First build.
Probably cheapest DIY build youl see.
Build Author Bruce Walker Views 3026
BD's C-Beam Machine CNC Router (WIP)
CNC router table based on OpenBuilds C-Beam Machine bundle.
Build Author Tinkerz Views 4167
A stout 3D printer build with the hopes of being able to serve as a light mill (PCB) and laser engraver
Build Author JerryD Views 2910
1500x1000mm Adjustable Height
I have the demand to cut/etch tall pieces of material. For this reason, I have designed a machine with 500mm uprights with adjustable gantry height. This way I can raise/lower the sled and z-axis as needed. I've also chosen to use a linear C-channel assembly for the Z axis with the plate mounted to the gantry instead of the other way around. This will allow for maximum range of the z-axis. The parts list/BOM does not include motors/belts/pulleys or electronics.
Build Author megashub Views 7193
K40 C02 Laser Rail System
An Openbuilds replacement rail system for the common eBay "K40" C02 Laser Cutter
Build Author Hisha Views 4607
A 1000mm x 1000mm Sphinx/R7 build.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 3864
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 drxlcarfreak Views 4886
Project There is No Kill Like Overkill
Very stout 2'x4' machine with a deep Z axis
Build Author Ariel Yahni Views 3526
A simple wood turning lathe.
Build Author Catawissa_CNC Views 4550
This build is based on the C-Beam build by Mark Carew. I have added axis limit switches and a remote mounted control cabinet. This build also uses a custom moveable table.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 10278
SLA (Resin) 3D Printer
SLA LCD 3D Printer ( 8.9'' LCD screen )
Build Author MuchoBurrito Views 3028
Reusing parts to build a CNC - planning stage
Build Author kallibaba Views 12632
CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine
A little CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine More and details in the next weeks
Build Author WarEagle90 Views 3057
Dixie C-Beam XL
Build log of the Dixie C-Beam XL CNC Router.
Build Author Fabio Orsi Views 3214
147 RepStrap 002
This project is focused on developing a low-cost, portable and open-source FDM 3D Printer.
Build Author Sandy DeFalco Views 2946
Sandy3D wall mounted 1000 mm x 1000 mm C Beam Mill
I am attempting to mount The C-Beam Machine XLarge on the wall and have it look like a piece of art and be totally functional as this will be in our livingroom.
Build Author JamesA Views 6082
Extendable Mini Mill
Another MiniMill, different to the OpenBuilds version and potentially more flexible because of the design.
Build Author Rob Altenburg Views 9040
Rob's D-Bot Build
The plan is to make this a fairly stock D-Bot build. We'll see if mods start creeping in.
Build Author MTO Views 6108
Building a small mill to match my 7x12 lathe.
Build Author Bud Griffin Views 5937
BF3D OX (Big Freakin' 3D OX)
This is my latest printer build. The second printer I've built using V-Slot.
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 2128
MiniMill - A must have machine :)
The new MiniMill from Mark and Sonny is a great little machine.
Build Author Shortyski13 Views 6511
A Large CoreXY build that can just barely get in through a doorway, aiming for under $1000. Build Volume approximately 18in x 24in x 26in.
Build Author Max Tepermeister Views 19475
A dual extrusion CoreXY printer with a 290 X 290mm build volume built entirely out of 2020 aluminum extrusion and using openbuilds mini-carriages for motion.
Build Author evgeny156 Views 4122
3D Printer on Prusa architecture with best parts available
Wanna quet an nice looking device done by my hands
Build Author Limine3D Views 5563
A cartesian build with a build dimension of 200x200x750mm. I will be using a dual extruder, heated build plate, and a screw drive for the z axis.
Build Author Elijah Anderson Views 6179
The Budget Build
An affordable large CNC machine, that so far has been easy to assemble
Build Author Hisha Views 2555
Routy based build
Routy based build using 1000mm Y axis beams and 500mm X axis beams. Using a 20x80 Z axis to use the OpenBuilds router mount.
Build Author dddman Views 6547
60W CNC Laser build
Laser CNC, 60W, didn't have one yet... have to :) This build is a retrofit of a surgical laser into a CNC.
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 6847
CO2 Tube life expectancy experiment - Sponsored in part by Openbuilds
Hypothesis - Running CO2 laser tubes at high amperage may shoirten tube life in number of hours, but will be made up for by the increase in actual inches engraved/cut using the higher power. This is a long term experiment, so the build status will remain as "Build in progress" until the experiment has been completed.
Build Author Jinx117 Views 3318
V-Slot Linear Actuator Bundle
v-slot linear actuator build.
Build Author Giuliano M Views 39175
H-Bot CoreXY Cube
Build Author FancyKiddo Views 5231
Triangular CNC Milling Machine
A wonky build to eliminate slop on a long Z axis
Build Author Marc Gingras Views 4336
Table saw fence and guide
The idea was to build a proof of concept table saw fence similar to a thru-rip or accusquare fences which retail for 400$, with the added option to motorize the positioning.
Build Author COMsulting Views 5762
1x1 Meter Laser Engraver
Building of a big open frame laser engraver.
Build Author Adam Filipowicz Views 4951
CNC Based on CBeam, with No custom Plates, and Z GANTRY
Build Author Chris Anderson Views 25913
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 francesco pollina Views 3899
FFF 3D printer 2x2x2m
The 3D printer will be able to print 2x2x2m components and not just in PLA or ABS. It's not just a DIY printer but I'm trying to apply engineering formulas to make it. I'm going to apply the state of art for 3D printing and scannering existing.
Build Author recoush Views 2954
CoreXY 3D build one
an 8020 build with 1010 extrusion (1") Square tubing Rough size is 24x24x36 (600x600x900) The expected usable print area 21.5x21.5X32"roughly (510x510x760) An XY 3D printer with 3 extruders and 3 Z-axis 0.9 degree motors the table (Z-AXIS) will lift up to the XY Carriage on 3 12mm linear rod and 3 8mm Lead screw's Corexy designs complete and Z-axis build is started don’t have a 3D cad system yet so building my prototypes on a pcb layout tool
Build Author nschreiber0813 Views 2964
Schreibotics Fabricator MkII
It all started after my prusa i3 build inspired me to experiment with resin 3D printers because I want to learn if they are worth it and if I can design my own printer.
Build Author runninfarmer Views 5700
Mid range build.
Build Author SteamLabs Views 3673
Simple design with a large build volume - 450x450x450
Build Author antonyking Views 7965
3D PrintBot 500x500x500
Large scale True 500x500x500 build volume 3D printer.
Build Author Giuliano M Views 7743
CoreXY cube with 600x600x800 volume.
Build Author Rich Bowen Views 2233
WannaBe CNC - First time design and build
Design Change - Version 2.0 has a smaller foot print, custom gantry supports, and front and back covers. I will use standard V-Slot for gantry supports leaving me enough travel to manufacture the customer supports with this machine when completed. then update to final build. I also plan to install the controller into the front cover and power supply into the back cover. Should be nice and tidy.
Build Author quyngan Views 2859
DIY LED acrylic lamp
This is a simple lamp using only 2 LEDs & 2 AAA batteries.
Build Author Metalguru Views 5237
Dragon Too Plasma Cutter
A Benchtop Plasma Cutter Concept
Build Author evolver56k Views 2551
The Artist Formerly Known as Prints
Work in progress large volume CoreXY printer
Build Author McAdam Views 2094
Need a catchy name - enlarging CNC
The aim of this build is to have a CNC that can cut a FULL sheet of wood when I need it to, but also shrink down and cut smaller sheets the rest of the time. The prototype is based on an OX cnc but soon it will be completely custom using Openbuilds Parts
Build Author J-Wahl Dezign Views 5791
1.4 meter tall build height, 300x410mm build plate cartesian
The original plan was to build a 3d printer with a 1200x1200 build platform with a 600mm build height. I was having issues getting ahold of a large enough borosilicate glass plate for the build so I decided to go for build height. I plan on using a smoothieboard for the controller. The build has currently slowed down. I was removing a broken drillbit from the linear rail mount, and it shattered and took out my eye. I am doing what I can when I can focus my eyes long enough for the build.
Build Author boubouexpress Views 3305
Double trolley X and Z belt training
Total belt drive GT2
Build Author Matt Barile Views 3034
Fixed Gantry Welded Steel Router
Fully welded, fixed gantry CNC router, with chinese linear motion parts, in progress
Build Author Robert Huxford Views 1685
High Intensity Dive Light
Long duration , high intensity SCUBA dive light using Li-Po 18650 batteries and advanced circuitry.
Build Author Eric Kiser Views 5892
Live D-bot build at MRRF 2017 (Mar 25-26)
I will be attending the 2017 Midwest RepRap Festival (MRRF) with a small team of printer enthusiasts with a goal to fully assemble a Core-XY D-bot onsite during the event. This is our first attempt at building a D-bot and we will be learning things as we go. Our hope is to have the entire machine assembled, wired, and functional (at least to the setup and testing phase) before the end of the show. Please attend and watch us in person or visit our feed channel during/after the event.
Build Author lee Coughanour Views 2162
A work in progress
One of my first projects might be cutting proper plates.
Build Author Dmknerr Views 2346
Server Rack Printer
My first project build. Concept build to use an existing 7.5 ft tall server rack as the frame. This ptoject may never be completed.
Build Author RSW Views 4581
RSW's 3D Printer Build
I recently completed my C-Beam Plate Maker build ( http://www.openbuilds.com/builds/rsws-c-beam-build.4286/ ) and quickly got the build bug. I was looking for something to make with the new C-Beam and decided its time to venture into the 3D printer world. I can honestly say I have never been in the same room with a 3D printer, so this is going to be a learning experience. I spent some time browsing the 3D printer builds and finally decided to copy the Talos3D by AlexLee.
Build Author JamesL Views 3746
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 maverickccie Views 10726
D-BOT With Mods
What a way to learn about 3D printing
Build Author Garrettcompston Views 3088
My 2nd cnc build
My new build to upgrade from my worn out shapeoko
Build Author Lumberjack Engineering Views 10594
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 Anthony Bolgar Views 7882
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.
Build Author PhotoSgt85 Views 7172
Desktop PCB Maker
With the focus always on larger builds I wanted to focus on a desktop PCB milling machine that fulfills the average users desktop needs at an entry level cost. Design considerations will allow expandable capabilities to include 3D printing and any other functions a small form Cartesian robot can perform. The current iteration has a desktop footprint of approximately 15.5" X 14.5".
Build Author noursbricoleur Views 10234
in construction ! chassis vslot 80x20 & 20x20 & 60x80 (Z) home made plates with whells polycarbonate build volume environ, 750x300x200 2 ed3d v6 volcano nozzles 0.8mm & 0.6 + titan extrudeurs rumba bord + auto levelling ip camera home made heat bed aluminium 5mm + glass + heat air chamber 6 doors plexiglass......
Build Author Don Crawford Views 4749
Table Saw Fence
Trying to build a low cost table saw fence using v-wheels
Build Author Jose A. Molina Views 4529
Roberta Clementine's first daughter printer Alice Clementine!
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 2559
Air assist/fume collector for Diode Laser Engraver
This is a work in progress
Build Author djKaldor Views 9719
KALΔIS OPEN SLA
Modular easy to adjust scale of the entire build Tablet/LCD monitor SLA 3d Printer.
Build Author seedorff Views 3631
This is my OX. There are many like it, but this one is mine. My OX is my best friend. It is my life. I must master it as I must master my life.....
Build Author Kyo Views 3285
C-beam Delta Printer
Large scale delta robot using c-beam as the core frame component.
Build Author Kevon Ritter Views 5706
Yet another Sphinx
Here's my Sphinx with a few slight modifications.
Build Author Mike Hake Views 1640
Epoxy dispenser, to apply non-conductive epoxy to electronic board.
Epoxy dispenser, 2nd one, first one works great. Uses HMI to allow for operator to pull up files for different jobs. 9 prox sensors, Eot and home on all 3 axis. High quality nema23 motors with intergrated drives from applied motion. Uses programmable router for drives.
Build Author james adair Views 1553
wanted large work area for laser etch/cuts more than spindle work.
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 1280
Clock repair stand
Open source clock movement stand
Build Author mcp Views 2777
delta 3d printer kit
HE3D K200 kit build
Build Author Norm OKonek Views 4497
Large 3D printer 12"x12"x12" with heated bed
I want to have a printer to support senior projects. Also working on supporting 3D printing needs in the local community.
Build Author Gino Lanzi Views 4842
2 GANTRY CNC HOTWIRE MACHINE
A 2 independent gantry affordable hotwire machine.
Build Author PhotoSgt85 Views 3065
Large Delta Printer made from scrap 80/20
This printer will leverage scrap pieces around the shop to fulfill a single print's needs. It will use a combination of 80/20, OpenBuilds, and 3D printed parts.
Build Author techmod Views 4994
This is going to be a more or less detailed how to build BetterBot. Pictures and more (decent) text are to be added.