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Build Author Keith Davis Views 8589
OpenBuilds box type printer using min-v-wheels for X & Y axis. Designed for plexiglas panel enclosure of build area.
Build Author DiggerJ Views 7417
Babe - The Big Blue (Laser) OX Build
A 1000 x 1500 OX build with the ability to router cut dovetails as well as laser engraving and light cutting.
Build Author d0rk1e Views 6609
OXford (OX fortified)
150x75 cm OX with additional Y axis supports and hopefully a working double belt system
Standard OX Build
H-Bot CoreXY Cube
Open Rail Build
This will be a chronicle. It's my first CNC build so, I will be making many changes as I learn from my mistakes. I will pass on any tips or tricks i learn along the way. This build is an OX Hybrid. I decided to use the open rail with the V wheels and not to go with the V Slot. (I'll let you know how it works out.)
Custom build, after building the prusa i3 and upgrading to i3v, I wanted to build something more sturdy that can print fast and more accurate. Model is built in Fusion 360
Sketchup Design of a PVC CNC I Intend to build.
Build Start to begin Feb 1st.
Build Author inhan Views 10999
OPENBUILDS Korea (ROVO 1000)
I am very grateful to Mark Carew with passion and imagination. Therefore, the machine is good, but making the website there too daedanhaeseo The end of the same either way to invisible homework. Thank you for allowing openbuilds team submitted to the challenge once again for those with a passion that I feel like in Korea, I want to be a great help.
Build Author andrew Adsit Views 12140
OX Cable Management, Electronics Case, E-Stops
750mm x 750mm OX build, xPro V2 controller, 400W Spindle with PWM controller.
Build Author brw_racing Views 13228
3d printed 2.5' X 2.5' cnc plasma cutting machine
Improvements to a cnc plasma cutter i designed a while back. Not that it really needs it to work but i think it could be an improvement.
An OX-inspired mini desktop mill. Designed in OpenSCAD, these parts are fully parametric and can be customized to your liking.
Delta 3d Printer
I am going to use this as a build log for my delta 3d printer build. I have access to a MakerBOT to print some of the parts. I am still finishing up a few of the design elements but the idea is to have a rigid unit to eliminate deflection in components and maintain accuracy.
Build Author TomH Views 14649
H-Bot CoreXY Cube with Fixed Build Plate
Use of V-Slot for frame and rails with option to use identical 500mm uncut lengths: 8 * 20x60 x 500mm 8 * 20x40 x 500mm 7 * 20x20 x 500mm (2 cut into four identical 125mm pieces for filament holders) Use of uncut 500mm rails obtained through use of 12 joining plates for use as spacers. Alternate approach is to trim two 20x40 and 1 20x20 rail by 6-8mm each. Build volume ~400mm cubed (with dual extruders). Use of only openbuilds components! Currently in design phase...
The purpose of this build is to create a simple, strong modular build that is rugged enough to cut out some of the softer metals along with wood and plastics. Using basic parts like the universal plates, t-nuts and v- wheels coupled with the strength of C-Beam I am sure this will deliever the desired results!!
Build Author Steven Bloom Views 21715
This is my first CNC build. The Sea-OX is a machine built out of three 1000mm C-Beams. I plan to have a Y length of 1000mm and a X length of 650mm. The Z should have the ability to move approximately 100mm.
Build Author MTO Views 9100
Making a bellows to cover a C-beam to prevent swarf from gumming up the works.
Build Author Laurence Carroll Views 9845
C-Beam Double X
Per the special notes its a variant of the C-Beam, Machine.... I have noticed that alot of people build a CNC router to cut parts for other larger CNC machines.. eg Delta Printers etc....plus this will enable me to cut parts for model RC plans UAV's etc...
Beaver's OX 1500
OX 1500mm x 1500mm w/1.5Kw Water Cooled Spindle & VFD ran by a Gecko G540 & Mach3
Build Author JCPhlux Views 21972
Large Core XY 3d Printer W/fixed build plate
Build Author Sam Dobbie Views 6226
A fully aluminium printer made from off the shelf components, no printed parts.
This build is inspired by the Lulzbot Taz printers and makes use of the new OpenBuilds C-Beam
BAFP 3D Printer
A New Core XY Printer build. BAFP stands for Big And Fast Printer. It will be awesome !!
Build Author Keith Davis Views 26904
Combines the layout factor of a CoreXY while using Cartesian logic. The design has a fixed build plate - moving an X/Y frame on the Z axis enclosed by an outer main frame.
My large printer design. 400mm build plate, ~1000mm build height. Most of structure is 8020 but the sliders are V-Rail
Build Author David Bunch Views 12988
Delta 3d Printer using 3/4" Electrical Metal Tubing (EMT) for Horizontals & 2060 V-Slot for the Verticals and adding a tetrahedron at the top.
Build Author yakecadi Views 4738
All directions to innovate
all directions to innovate
MakerSL MSL-6 DLP 3D Printer
This will be a DLP 3D Printer designed around an Openbuilds Frame and rail system. It will be a collaborated effort between myself and Ben Smith. We will be building two prototypes.
Build Author Jan Koeppen Views 6409
Touchsensor assembly machine
This is a handy machine to assemble touch sensors into display frame.
Makerparts.ca Prusa i3Pro 300
Concept for a Prusa i3 made from Cbeam Extrusion. X & Y using GT2 Belts, Z using Acme Screws Goal is to build a simple. and very Solid Printer Single Z Motor to keep the Z Screws in Sync. (Might require Geared Nema 17) 12" x 12" x 12" Build volume Nema 17's
Arctic Ox CNC Router
This is a cartesian CNC Router build that is based off the OX CNC build by Mark Carew. I am using Spark Concepts CNC xPro controller board and their 400w spindle kit.
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.
Powder coated multi CNC Z Axis plasma adapter with Prox.
Powder coated multi CNC Z Axis plasma adapter with Proximity sensor. . It can also hold a 80mm Router head/Spindle as seen in my router build.
This is a design for a desktop CNC machine. It may be a router or laser. I am undecided as to the final design.
Build Author andrizzle Views 5417
Open source 3D printer with very powerful heated bed and light weight x axis design. Full source repository can be found here: https://github.com/a-drizzle/Printer1
Build Author Dave420 Views 12152
OpenBuilds C-beam 15mm belt on 1500mm C-Beam.
OpenBuilds C-beam 15mm belt on 1500mm C-Beam.
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
Build Author James Archer Views 11010
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.
Building a small mill to match my 7x12 lathe.
Build Author UltiBots Views 29149
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.
Dragon Portable CNC Plasma Cutter
A small portable CNC Plasma Cutter with some unique features
This is a simple, yet rugged design, weighing only 6 lbs and with 13x13x14" volume with a 8x8x6" build area. While assembly is pretty simple, the small size and rigidity of the design make shipping assembled printers attractive.
C-Beam based modular Resin Printer
The build is based on a 500mm C-Beam and the SeeMeCNC FlexVat. The C-Beam is both the linear motion and a structural element of the design. The frame that holds the 45 degree first surface mirror and the build vat can slide up and down the C-Beam to accommodate projectors with lenses at different elevations.
Build Author Asaku Views 8189
Hi! This build is, or at least should be, a multipurpose box (mBOX). Due to limited space I want to build something that can serve multiple purposes such as 3d printing, 3d scan, plexiglass cutting and hopefully some milling too (both wood and metal). Switching between modes should involve switching heads and worksurface (change heatbed with a wood platform and viceversa). (for the scan part I'm thinking of integrating this opensource project into the frame: http://www.freelss.org/ )
Cbeam Digital Mitre Saw Fence
Work in progress.. but nearing completion :)
Build Author Martin Bogomolni Views 10275
Delta-Six ( Jerry426 variant )
Building a Delta-6 variant, using recycled parts from a WolfStock Delta printer.
MY NEW CNC
This build is not based on the ox, but got my ideas and inspiration from my first build,
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......
A humble first time attempt at building a 3d printer from scratch
Build Author Troy Proffitt Views 35124
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.
Another slight variation of Niko's Eggbot using Openbuilds V-slot and other 3d printed parts.
Build Author Venturebit Views 9270
SHRED-Buddy3D UPcycler - Open Source Multi Material Cutter&Pelletizer
The whole system is powered by 12V / DC power. Process it into Pellets or Granules to use it with your 3D Printer or Filament Extruder. Our self-developed steppermotor Controls allows you to optimally adjust Feedrate for your Situation. Forward, Backward and Stop is integrated for easy operation. The Speed can be continuously regulated via rotary switch.
Lead screw printer
High quality e3d parts with a minimalist design
C-Beam XXLarge "Laser "Tank""
A re-imagining of Dollarz81's XXL Tank in Laser form
Build Author seedorff Views 4575
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.....
Table Saw Fence
Trying to build a low cost table saw fence using v-wheels
Build Author maverickccie Views 15170
D-BOT With Mods
What a way to learn about 3D printing
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.
Mid range build.
Solid basics CNC router
This build focuses on the basics to provide a good foundation to further enhance the ability to achieve tight tolerances
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 francesco pollina Views 5699
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.
A smaller version of a standard D-bot. Smaller to fit better in my workable area and to fit my vision for the printer.
CNC Based on CBeam, with No custom Plates, and Z GANTRY
V-Slot Linear Actuator Bundle
v-slot linear actuator build.
Build Author Hisha Views 7219
A 1000mm x 1000mm Sphinx/R7 build.
Build Author Ariel Yahni Views 5977
A simple wood turning lathe.
Build Author JimB828 Views 6730
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 Andrew Helsel Views 9931
MiniMill with DW611 and SmoothieBoard 4x v1.1
C-Beam Sphinx Vacuum
A modified 1000x1000 Sphinx, with a built in vaccum table.
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.
Build Author Karan Singh Sisodia Views 6944
CoreXY based CNC Laser machine.
Build Author Superslinky Views 7912
K40 Laser Build (Major Changes)
Major K40 Laser Mod
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 nc3dpw Views 17527
(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.
Horizontal MiniMill (x5)
The search for an affordable hobby 5 axis machine.
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 Carl Siren Views 5393
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 Weldsmith Views 5930
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 rkugler Views 4754
Miter Saw Stop Block
Just starting a miter saw stop system. Any suggestions appreciated.
Build Author HC.Carbo Views 6467
C_Beam X5L Hybrid_Tank
classic router with a ab table
a 1000x1000 acme screw workbee built as frugally as possible. thanks so much to ooznest and openbuilds :)
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 MattR Views 12896
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 rob4cnc Views 2742
Rock n Roll
The Rock n Roll is built on granite, is solid as a rock, and gathers no moss. This build provides a high degree of accuracy and repeatability. Built to be strong, use redundancy, and use long lever arms to average out imperfections in the equipment. Built to go fast and light. We will use a high speed spindle, large high voltage stepper motors and small cutting heads to overwhelm the forces produced at the cutting head.
Build Author Joe Young Views 3871
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
RRP - Roller Rack Pinion System
Current progress uses existing openbuilds bearings, but also uses 8mm shafts (custom)
WorkLead, no wait, LeadBee, naw... WoodWorker
Improvements on the Lead machine using some Workbee parts
Build Author Spark Concepts Views 3705
MPG Jog Controller for CNC xPRO
Been playing around with an MPG Jogwheel
Build Author obmilllivebuild Views 9305
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 John Pollman Views 5049
Wanhao Duplicator i3 Plus - Major rebuild.
Major rebuild of my Wanhao Duplicator i3 Plus.
Build Author crypt-tek Views 8249
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.
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 Ariel Yahni Views 4518
OB 2x72 Belt Grinder
Build a 2x72 Belt Grinder out of OpenBuilds V-Slots
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 viktop Views 13678
Simple CNC Router (Nema17, V-slot 2040, Arduino, GRBL)
An OX-inspired mini desktop mill.
Build Author pauna Views 9868
My giant "WORKBEE" 1750mm X 1750mm by ooznest
CNC MACHINE WORKBEE'S table making
Build Author Lasersc Views 2879
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 Vunnie Views 5171
Workbee CNC on steroids
My First major improvement was changing the controller to a Acorn board. I loved the way a dedicated userinterface was speeding up my workflow. Next project my Y Axis. On Aliexpress I ordered a couple of 16mm ballscrews and some lineair rail. Before I took my gantry off I quickly made some aluminium profiles to fit my carriages. Withouth any doubt these improvements where worth it
V-Slot 2020 EggBot
To build a simple EggBot