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Build Author Moag Views 76118
C-Beam Machine XLarge
A rigid and wide format, plate and carving CNC.
Build Author blterry1 Views 8006
The Beeline CNC
Here are the instructions to build the Beeline custom CNC router table.
Build Author Indieflow Views 78239
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 Mark Carew Views 188408
C-Beam® Machine - Plate Maker
This C-beam Machine is an in affordable CNC plate maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author Janis93 Views 8436
1000x1000 Two version of router Belt and Screw
Cheap sheet metal gantry solutions, for diy belt driven cnc and screw driven cnc.
Build Author pek Views 39410
Prusa i3 Bear Upgrade V2
Stronger frame for Prusa i3 MK2(s), MK2.5 and MK3 3D printer
Build Author semperfikurt Views 16657
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 roadss Views 14641
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 pedrofernandez Views 7512
Openbuilds Table Top 50w Co2 Laser Cutter/Engraver
DIY build of a Co2 Laser cutter/engraver 12x24 working area.
Build Author Sword66 Views 5325
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 alex_b Views 10503
RONIN OX | The G10/Carbon Fiber Hogger
The Ronin OX is a dedicated fiber composite milling machine. I give a complete in-depth article on how to take a nearly stock OX build and easily turn it into something that can mill carbon fiber and G10 plate effectively and quickly.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 41909
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 LukasK Views 9948
I have completed some custom build 3d printers (i3 and delta style) and a cnc mill based on v-slot and c-beam. From the beginning the cnc was built to fit/change between router, 5w led laser module and plotter pen. While all three works great, the build is primarily focused on heavy duty milling and brings some disadvantages when it comes to laser - slow because of leadscrew motion system and not as powerful because of “only” led laser. That is why I have started this build of co2 laser machine.
Build Author Naomi Wu Views 4831
Naomi Wu's Automatic Bartender- BarBot!
This is an automatic bartender- a BarBot, designed to be made with off-the-shelf OpenBuilds, V-slot and low-cost 3D printer parts.
Build Author MarkM_NJ Views 13558
My very first openbuilds cnc machine. Followed along DaztheGas's Spartacus build.
Build Author Teflon4 Views 12719
TZ C-Beam Machine Plate Maker
A Modified and augmented Ooznest C-Beam Machine Plate Maker.
Build Author Florian Bauereisen Views 3916
Dust Boot and Holddown in one
only 2 screws to hold down even bent sheet material and vaccum dust removal in one
Build Author CNCMD Views 8605
Heavy Duty build with 1605 Ballscrew and Linear Rail
Build Author Gooshpoo Views 5065
Gooshpoo's H style cnc machine
A cool project about my cnc machines unique style.
Build Author Rob Mahan Views 6729
Rob's C-Beam Machine XLarge
This is my first CNC router build, so I started with the OpenBuilds C-Beam Machine XLarge mechanical bundle, including four high torque stepper motors. I took my time with the mechanical build, sought and found some great help for my control system, and designed and built a custom cabinet to house everything.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 42953
V-Slot NEMA 23 Linear Actuator (Lead Screw)
Learn to build a super strong nema 23 lead driven linear actuator
Build Author Mark Carew Views 15989
BlackBox Motion Control System
The Openbuilds BlackBox is a new system evolved around a set of subsystems that cover more than just control and also more than just CNC type applications! With a plug-and-play easy connection system this controller can be used with ease, without sacrificing power.
Build Author petethepig Views 3204
OpenBuilds ACRO Z Axis
Z-Axis for OpenBuilds ACRO system. It is sturdy enough to carry a small drill.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 85887
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 BooTec Views 5254
DIY CNC Machine
In this project, I show you how I built my DIY CNC machine. All moving parts of the DIY CNC router are running on ball bearings while the structural parts are made with natural materials, namely birch plywood and solid beech wood.
Build Author alan richard Views 31071
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 ymilord Views 18956
C-Beam Rigid - 'The Hog'
C-Beam Machine baseline build. DW618 Spindle. SuperPID. Gcode Controlled Mist Coolant. Rigid Work Surface. NEMA 23 (425oz-in) Leadshine 4 Axis Stepper Driver. LinuxCNC (MachineKit) Tool Touch Off Probe.
Build Author zaxes Views 7848
Laser engraving machine
Second better project, high durable mainframe, silent work, non vibration.
Build Author Hytech2k Views 29742
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 OutcastZeroOne Views 25675
Quick overview of my build up for a vacuum former that is self contained, portable and fairly easy to build.
Build Author JWhitten Views 9653
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 cdsmith12 Views 9194
The Plastic Beast CoreXY Printer
In my opinion, this is the easiest and most complete tutorial to walk you through building a large platform 3D printer and the Sketchup File is included for you to make any changes needed.. The Plastic Beast is a CoreXY Printer with a build platform of 440mm square. You can print 600mm or about 23 inches diagonal. Any level of user from novice to expert should gain something from my tutorial.
Build Author mcbuilder22 Views 8919
C-Beam "2" XLarge CNC Router
C-Beam 2XL CNC Router
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 4299
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 Andre Cooke Views 5964
CNC Greenland Paddle Carver build
CNC mill for carving / milling Greenland Paddles
Build Author Joe Young Views 5454
Rack and Pinion (Death to Belts)
Low profile rack and pinion linear actuator design
Build Author Savvas Views 9651
Halloumi CNC Machine - Acetal Plates
I built the original machine using plywood plates, and always intended to upgrade those parts to more durable ones. I decided to go with acetal as it's a lot easier to cut than aluminium. I used fusion 360 to model and rebuild the original machine. Once I have assembled everything and feel confident it all works I will release the plate designs here.
Build Author Gary Caruso Views 19412
OX Heavy Duty Build
OX Heavy Duty, using Chrisclub plates, for 2080 X-Y and C-beam Z
Build Author Hackscribble Views 18527
1000mm x 750mm OX with some planned enhancements. My first venture into CNC.
Build Author sausagePaws Views 1688220
DIY Embroidery Machine V2
My second attempt at an affordable sewing machine embroidery add on. This one uses readily available electronics modules and 3D printable parts where possible.
Build Author joetemus Views 9237
K40 ACRO Conversion
A K40 to ACRO Co2 laser cutter build. Designed and built to expand the work area of the K40
Build Author dddman Views 11274
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)
Build Author BeTrue3D Views 13946
High Quality CoreXY with focus on quality and optimized printarea versus physical size of the printer.
Build Author skarab Views 13625
OX Fixed Dust Shoe
A simple fixed dust shoe for your OX.
Build Author Cuong Vu Views 13930
Camera slider for stacking focus
This is just a small project to get use to the OpenBuild products.
Build Author Metalguru Views 6051
Yet another build of an improved C-Beam Machine, improving stiffness, size, versatility, and strength without increasing costs much.
Build Author Hytech2k Views 15411
Florida Ox 2x4 Area 51 CNC Parts Original Build
2x4 Ox with Vac table
Build Author Michael.M Views 5071
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 Lumberjack Engineering Views 12246
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 HC.Carbo Views 4724
C_Beam X5L Hybrid_Tank
classic router with a ab table
Build Author Laurence Carroll Views 8983
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...
Build Author CubeSpawn Views 15289
CubeSpawn Ultimaker 3D Printer Module
This 3D printer is an implementation of the Ultimaker 3D printer Using the Modular approach, many of the parts from the CubeSpawn 3 axis mill translate straight across into this design, so adding new concepts should go quicker
Build Author Fábio Pires Views 2758
Frezar - Desktop CNC
This is a small desktop CNC inspired by the Mini OX project. It's designed with the nema 17 motors in mind. It's a 650mm x 500mm machine that it will be used to mill cast acrlic.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 30085
OpenBuilds Workbee 1510 (60" x 40")
The OpenBuilds WorkBee 1510 - 1500x1000 Belt Driven CNC Machine
Build Author Mark Carew Views 13665
OpenBuilds Sphinx 55 (20" x 20")
The OpenBuilds Sphinx 55 - 500x500 Lead Screw Machine
Build Author Metalguru Views 2514
WorkLead, no wait, LeadBee, naw... WoodWorker
Improvements on the Lead machine using some Workbee parts
Build Author viktop Views 8321
Simple CNC Router (Nema17, V-slot 2040, Arduino, GRBL)
An OX-inspired mini desktop mill.
Build Author SamKircher Views 4390
C-Beam Sphinx Vacuum
A modified 1000x1000 Sphinx, with a built in vaccum table.
Build Author rcKeith Views 35674
Hot Wire 4 Axis CNC Foam cutter
This build uses drawer slides and thread rod to create foam wings and fuselages by passing a hot wire through the foam which makes very accurate shapes. I built a Radio Controlled SuperVC10 using foam but did have a cnc machine then so I had to make many templates to guide the hot wire. This inspired me to build a cnc hot wire cutter. Works really well and have made several RC models with it now
Build Author nc3dpw Views 8379
(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 Calotype Views 1428
My DIY panoramic rolling (&banding) Machine.
DO WHAT YOU IMAGINE !
Build Author carl brooks Views 2602
Hybrid shapeoko Xcarve cnc router
My scratch build using shapeoko, xcarve, and custom parts.
Build Author Kyo Views 8484
V-Slot Cutting System
A System of 3d printed parts to use along with your projects aluminum extrusion to cut your pieces of v-slot to length manually.
Build Author Gerrald Views 3286
This build is to show what's possible as well with openBuilds! I use a single ArduinoMega and 5 separate stepper drivers (A4988). The LEDs are all NeoPixels. Collision 'detection' is all done within the code, so the endstops are only sensors I use in this build. I'm a self-employed video-artist and this is my first installation which just needs power and it runs (where I'm quite proud of). Normally my interactive installations take a long setup time, so this installation is a relief :)
Build Author RobSaunders Views 9400
Laser Cutter/Engraver OptLaser 6W with Z-axis
This was my first attempt for a laser platform. I'm using the OpenBuilds ACRO 20"x40 platform, 6W OptLaser, homemade z height and the xPro driver board.
Build Author rkugler Views 2407
Miter Saw Stop Block
Just starting a miter saw stop system. Any suggestions appreciated.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 10997
Phlatprinter MKII Foam Cutting Machine
Build Author Tinker Views 5409
Kitchen Space Saver
The frame is made from all open builds parts, add the rubber feet and pads for the glass. The glass is clear 12" x 16" x 1/4" with a polished edge. A light basket slides on the countertop.
Build Author Jinx117 Views 3770
V-Slot Linear Actuator Bundle
v-slot linear actuator build.
Build Author RobSaunders Views 7174
Z-Axis for Laser Diode
Custom Z Axis for OptLaser 6watt and the Acro System
Build Author pek Views 2389
V-Slot Hand Cutting Jig
To help cutting v-slots with hand saw
Build Author Dominic Ross Views 7223
Beaver's OX 1500
OX 1500mm x 1500mm w/1.5Kw Water Cooled Spindle & VFD ran by a Gecko G540 & Mach3
Build Author rob4cnc Views 1608
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 Adam Filipowicz Views 2684
RRP - Roller Rack Pinion System
Current progress uses existing openbuilds bearings, but also uses 8mm shafts (custom)
Build Author cmitcham Views 953
a 1000x1000 acme screw workbee built as frugally as possible. thanks so much to ooznest and openbuilds :)
Build Author ShockingTops Views 1948
Opening into doors
Construction of a CNC table for a specific project that could cut an area larger than a door (>8'x4'). Much thought went into how to avoid the weight of the gantry bending the (long) Y axis, whilst still keeping down the complexity and cost.
Build Author uran Views 8163
TesseractXY (MendelMax 1.5 version)
History about making 3d printer.
Build Author David Hartkop Views 854
Humanitarian Medical Instrument Sterilizer Made from RepRap Parts
Instructions to build an open-source off-grid medical instrument sterilizer that can be used by aid workers in places without reliable electrical power
Build Author HC.Carbo Views 3044
Horizontal MiniMill (x5)
The search for an affordable hobby 5 axis machine.
Build Author rengelking Views 12878
Vacuum Forming Machine
Vacuum Former built with off-the-shelf parts, works perfectly every time!
Build Author HC.Carbo Views 3222
C_Beam Hammerhead 5x
setup for learning 5x
Build Author Shelby Teknologies Views 1827
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 Carl Siren Views 3586
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 Bridge Port Views 5316
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.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 9862
MakerSL MSL-8 OB Vise
Small Machining Vise designed around 20x80 Openbuilds Rail System
Build Author Ryan Lock Views 54207
WorkBee CNC Machine
The WorkBee is our latest CNC Machine and is a culmination of all our experience, feedback, and suggestions from selling the OX CNC Machine over the past 2 years. The WorkBee is capable of accurately cutting foams, woods, plastics or aluminum at depths greater than 25mm to 0.2mm accuracy or greater.
Build Author jtaggard Views 14940
Modular DIY CNC Machine
This modular CNC machine is based on the OpenBuilds ACRO System, however I wanted something that did more than just laser engrave. So I designed my machine using the same style as the ACRO but with some upgrades such as an actual Z-axis and the ability for multiple tool attachments.
Build Author Weldsmith Views 3855
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 sausagePaws Views 51422
Embroidery machine with XY belt and pinion drive.
A simple Embroidery machine using an XY belt and pinion drive to drive a hoop under a standard sewing machine. Needle timing, machine power and stepper control are all provided by a PIC processor. A tablet provides the higher level formatting required for communicating with the PIC chip.
Build Author T4Concepts Views 30251
WorkBee CNC build - My honest opinion, tips and help
My main goal for my build is to have a machine that is capable of profiling and help me in my designs, for the manufacture of custom automotive headlights.
Build Author Ryan Lock Views 100087
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 ymilord Views 38993
FARM OX (Four Axis Rotary Machine)
Four Axis Rotary Machine (FARM) OX. Equipped with a X,Z,A & C Axis.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 904915
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 Keith Davis Views 24518
A quiet, 8inx8in build area, Cartesian printer with permanently level bed. This is a compact, solid, inexpensive printer that will reliably print any type filament for thousands of hours while you sleep, fish, or play ball in the park.
Build Author Schematix Views 119731
OX-Metal CNC Router Mill
The OX-Metal is based on the original OX CNC mill But with a few modifications and add-ons
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 7786
The Franken Forty
This is a K40 machine conversion!!
Build Author coxnugget Views 1324
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 ymilord Views 7616
Kyoujin Mk1 (C-Beam /w Rack & Pinion)
C-Beam based CNC with Rack & Pinion (for the X Axis) and lead screws (for the Y Axis)
Build Author Ronald van Arkel Views 12388
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.