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Build Author Michael.M Views 51384
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 mytechno3d Views 61866
Maximus 3D Printer
A full scalable 3D Printer , with a big printing area. Build with openbuild parts from www.vslot-europe.com
Build Author sgspenceley Views 161556
Linear Rail CNC Machines
A CNC build using linear rails & lead screws.
Build Author blterry1 Views 14132
The Beeline CNC
Here are the instructions to build the Beeline custom CNC router table.
Build Author Robert Hummel Views 52125
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 Janis93 Views 12599
1000x1000 Two version of router Belt and Screw
Cheap sheet metal gantry solutions, for diy belt driven cnc and screw driven cnc.
Build Author roadss Views 21345
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 crypt-tek Views 30185
My first 3D printer build. It is almost complete and will be posting the first completed print shortly. I still need to mount the print spools and a couple other odd ends to complete this.
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 Johnnycatt Views 26321
Lathe 4" x 40"
This is a lathe. I do not plan on making parts for NASA, but I want to be able to turn, face and bore things like wood, brass, aluminum and plastics.
ACME OX (A Lead Screw Driven Ox Derivative (850x1500))
Another build based on the original OX design with a cutting area will be about 26" (680mm) x 50" (1300mm) and driven by lead screws.
Build Author ahayden Views 21808
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 kallibaba Views 28678
CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine
A little CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine More and details in the next weeks
Rotary Axis OX Derivitive
A Rotary Axis CNC router based on the OX CNC Router
Build Author Sword66 Views 7571
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.
Here it is my intention to show what was involved in adding a CO2 laser to my existing CNC machine.
Build Author Robert Hummel Views 23583
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 :)
Software speed control of a brushless dc (Bldc) motor from Mach3.
Although this build is typically Mach3 related there is no reason it cannot be adapted for use with any machine control software which provides a PWM spindle control output. As an addition, an option has now been added which will enable the interface to manually control outrunner speed without the need for a PWM signal.
The RAT. A form ply and aluminium hybrid.
A hybrid of form ply and aluminium. 835x1260x100mm working envelope.
Build Author Robert Bailey Views 27332
FRANKINATOR -- My CNC Router Built Around The C-Beam Rail
I started this build about 2 weeks after the c-beam hit the store. I purchased a single bundle and ordered a TinyG to run it. where I work I have Hardware, Software and Mechanical engineers and they all got sucked into my project. they want one to do prototyping at the office, once they see mine...
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.
Design of a multifunctional CNC machine.
V-Slot Miter Saw Stop
A quick and simple saw stop build.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 14901
While mimicing the frame platform of the popular Crealiy CR-10 and Ender series, the Vulcan MAX overcomes design weaknesses in both printers. Chief improvements are a more stable, rigid mounting of the Z frame and Z gantry.
Build Author Mohammed Iskandarani Views 19241
CO2 60 -130 WATT LASER ENGRAVING/CUTTING CNC WITH DSP AWC608 CONTROLLER
LASER ENGRAVING DIY 60 WATT
Sphinx 55 on MGN12 linear rails
My machine is a combination of the Openbuilds Sphinx 55, MGN12 linear rails knockoffs and custom made plates made by Chris Laidlaw
Build Author Teflon4 Views 14421
TZ C-Beam Machine Plate Maker
A Modified and augmented Ooznest C-Beam Machine Plate Maker.
Build Author Gooshpoo Views 7141
Gooshpoo's H style cnc machine
A cool project about my cnc machines unique style.
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. Today done some electronics. Looks ok. https://youtu.be/ls_tl54ruE0
Build Author MarkM_NJ Views 17606
My very first openbuilds cnc machine. Followed along DaztheGas's Spartacus build.
Build Author CharlieShimota Views 13350
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).
Dust Boot and Holddown in one
only 2 screws to hold down even bent sheet material and vaccum dust removal in one
Build Author Iwan Müller Views 42674
This is a machine to trim and horizontal cutting hedges.
Build Author viktop Views 18251
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.
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 Said Views 15742
Here is my Project A CNC 3000 mm by 1500 mm, with a 2.2kW spindle collet ER25 and 4 stepper motor nema 23 425oz-in. The purpose being to have a large work surface for a minimum cost.
Build Author UltiBots Views 29131
Mini Kossel V-Slot 3D Printer
This build is very straight forward. The design is simple. There is a great support community for Delta 3D printers.
CNC Rotary Table Rotational Axis, A Axis B Axis 4th 5th Axis CNC Dividing Head
This is my first major project.
Build Author Bud Griffin Views 9630
BF3D OX (Big Freakin' 3D OX)
This is my latest printer build. The second printer I've built using V-Slot.
CoreXY W/ Fixed Build Plate & Enclosure
Building a Core XY printer with a fixed build plate from off the shelf parts.
Build Author Jacob Lotter Views 3264
CNC ESS Controls System
My Controls box to run my Workbee 1510 That was retrofitted with Lead Screws as well as Lineal Bearings. The stock electrical configuration was not enough, so here are the Measures that I took to not only make this machine Run again, but to have fun with it, and make this system be able to run any CNC I run in the future with the installed microcontroller.
Some Improvements on the Workbee 1000x1000
Improvements both real and suggested for the Workbee assembly
Build Author Jacob Lotter Views 20191
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 Rural Views 11930
Mechanically, a scaled up OX build (1500x1500). Electronically, GRBL on an Arduino and a gShield. From a software perspective, the focus is on useable open source software tool chains.
Build Author Joe Young Views 9034
Rack and Pinion (Death to Belts)
Low profile rack and pinion linear actuator design
A low cost and easy to build laser cutter based on 2.8w laser diode .
Homemade plasma cnc
Steel Frame 3D Printer
A steel framed 3D printer using a similar design with my CNC Router.
Small Red OX
A small router for thin plate stock
Pelican Case 3D Printer
A portable 3D Printer that can flat pack into a hard carry case
Draw bot core xy
In the design stage. Help guide.
Build Author richthorn Views 7167
I have been looking for a good solid kit to build off of for some time and when I saw the Ox buildlog I knew I had to have one. Ordered most of the pieces from Open Builds and started planning. Had a nice gentleman named Chris cut the required plates from 6061 aluminum for me (he sells them on eBay now if you're interested) and got to work.
Build Author Hackscribble Views 20228
1000mm x 750mm OX with some planned enhancements. My first venture into CNC.
Build Author JWhitten Views 12280
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 Keith Davis Views 16981
A Prusa i3 design running on Open Build's mini V wheels
Build Author Joerharris Views 5205
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 uran Views 12899
TesseractXY (MendelMax 1.5 version)
History about making 3d printer.
cnc plasma table
ive got most of the wire harness made up too im using Chinese electronics for now I will upgrade later when this thing makes me some cash lol im using a ibm think center to case to hold my electronics ive got a 25' parallel cable to put some distance between the table and the computer
Build Author Lumberjack Engineering Views 16947
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.
C-Beam to C-Beam XL Upgrade
This is my first public build. Please be kind. We upgraded our C-Beam to the C-Cbeam X-Large. I want to give special thanks to Moag and the OpenBuilds team for making this happen.
Vertek CNC - 1000mm x 750mm Linear Rail on C Beam
C beam gantry with steel guide rails!
Custom 4x4 CNC
I started designing and ordering parts for this build back in Oct 2021. Unfortunately life got in the way and I had to sideline the project to deal with more important projects. I am now back working on this project full time. I originally was building a MPCNC on this torsion box platform I built but quickly realized how difficult it would be to produce anything with good accuracy. So I decided to design my own CNC that would be more robust and accurate.
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 14226
Co2 Laser Cutter/Engraver Rotary Attachment
Vslot rail system at work again, laser cutter/engraver rotary device for cylindrical objects .
Build Author Michael.M Views 7610
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 j0achim Views 10361
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 Sonny Lowe Views 5457
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.
KALΔIS OPEN SLA
Modular easy to adjust scale of the entire build Tablet/LCD monitor SLA 3d Printer.
Plasma cutter - 608 on steel tube version
CNC Plasma cutter: 608ZZ on steel square tube linear rollers Welded frame HDT2-15 Belt Drive Tradeweld Cut-40 Plasma cutter with converted hand torch Virtual Torch Height Control through inductive probing - open source electronics project
This is a mount I wanted to build for a laser project using OpenBuilds part router mount.
Dragon Too Plasma Cutter
A Benchtop Plasma Cutter Concept
Build Author dddman Views 12256
Prusa i3 (Acrylic frame with OB rods)
The Prusa i3 (iteration 3) is the newest and most current 3D Printer design by RepRap Core Developer Prusajr (source: http://reprap.org/wiki/Prusa_i3)
6 Axis Motion Control Camera Rig (PAN, TILT, ROLL, SLIDE, FOCUS, ZOOM)
6 axis rig based on OpenBuild C-Beam and ESP32 MCU, WiFi controlled with custom app.
The Franken Rotor
Yes another K40 Franken machine dedicated for round objects,,,
Build Author BeTrue3D Views 18345
High Quality CoreXY with focus on quality and optimized printarea versus physical size of the printer.
Fixed Gantry CNC Router
A fixed gantry router using OpenBuilds control and electronics.
2 GANTRY CNC HOTWIRE MACHINE
A 2 independent gantry affordable hotwire machine.
Build Author Savvas Views 15190
CNC Control Box with VFD etc etc
I'm currently working on the CNC control box, before doing any future work on the CNC Mountain Machine. I want the controller to be future proof and as professional as I can manage. I am planning to use stepper drivers, PSU's, a motor contactor unit to turn everything on, as well as a VFD and proximity limits switches. Each video will document the process and steps involved in researching, designing, planning and assembling a controller. I am not a natural electrician so learning as I go.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 27634
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 Alexander Leiser Views 8443
Paintbot painting cnc
Custom painting machine in designed and wrote the software for. Paintings are with acrylic color on canvas
Build Author shauki Views 16116
Black Panther QR
The QuadRap 3D printer version based on OpenBuilds wheels. Born in https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/103539262895202172380
Controlbox for a CNC Router
A Controlbox for my CNC-Router, containing stepper-drivers, Planet-CNC MK3 Controller and a Controlpanel with joysticks.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 22173
SLA (Resin) 3D Printer
SLA LCD 3D Printer ( 8.9'' LCD screen )
Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 3715
40x40 V-Slot Rod Type Linear Actuator
A Rod-type Linear Actuator based on the 40x40 V-slot profile
Build Author Darren Ditto Views 8829
V 1.4 - Bright Box Cartesian Printer - *BUILD PROGRESS PICTURES
Cartesian Printer, 200mm x 200mm x 380mm build area, enclosed, belt and pinion movement, heated bed, Raspberry Pi, Pi Cam, OctoPrint
Build Author M^3 Views 19664
M Cubed CNC Mill
A no-nonsense CNC mini mill to get the job done.
Build Author openhardwarecoza Views 26163
openBuilds FreeBURN-2-Mini V-slot CO2 Laser (40-50w)
A new mini version of the http://openbuilds.com/builds/openbuilds-freeburn-1-v-slot-co2-laser-60-100w.1001/ FreeBurn CO2 Lasercutter
Build Author maverickccie Views 15065
D-BOT With Mods
What a way to learn about 3D printing
Build Author viktop Views 13442
Simple CNC Router (Nema17, V-slot 2040, Arduino, GRBL)
An OX-inspired mini desktop mill.
Vulcan Pro V2
Contains a further modification to Creality's poor CR-10 design
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.
C-Beam Sphinx Vacuum
A modified 1000x1000 Sphinx, with a built in vaccum table.
My 1st Build - Delta Printer with 3 filament hot end
The build area will be fully enclosed. I anticipate using primarily ABS, and have interest in the soluble support materials as well. The main components to date include: OPENBUILDS - 3 x C-Beam™ Linear Actuator Bundle, 1000 mm, w/ Included NEMA23 Motor) Extruders (3) - [Sintron] 1.75mm Mini All Metal MK8 Extruder Hot End - reprap diamond Control board - RUMBA Stepper drivers - DRV8825 StepStick Power supply - eTopxizu 12v 30a
C-beam Machine - Modesty
Modified C-beam Machine. Taller (30 cm) C-beam uprights in gantry, and longer 750 mm frame in Y direction. XL gantry plate on X (and Z?). Y will have additional 700 mm SBR16 rails as extra support and slightly raised bed to fit above stepper motor. Approx. machinable area of 370 x 370 mm.
Build Author UltiBots Views 27905
UltiBots CB3030 CNC Router
The UltiBots CB3030 CNC uses C-Beam, V-Slot and an extruded aluminum T-Slot work table. This allows 6mm T-Nuts, step clamps and blocks to secure materials to the work surface. The all metal design makes the use of a mister possible.
V-Slot 2020 EggBot
To build a simple EggBot
Solid basics CNC router
This build focuses on the basics to provide a good foundation to further enhance the ability to achieve tight tolerances
My Ooznest Workbee V2.0 build
I'm new to this whole process, so this is a build by a newbie for newbies.
Build Author Sam Dobbie Views 6160
A fully aluminium printer made from off the shelf components, no printed parts.
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.