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Build Author Kyo Views 106468
A strong desktop cnc router that will enable you to make larger aluminium plates without taking up to much room. Simple, strong and opensource ! Build one today..
Build Author blterry1 Views 8441
The Beeline CNC
Here are the instructions to build the Beeline custom CNC router table.
Build Author Michael.M Views 17259
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 Martin.Barfoed Views 77809
Large format 1200X1500mm OX Build using Stainless Steel plates, dual belt configuration. Limit switches is a mix of micro switches and NPN Proximity switches. Electronics based on parallel break out board, Long Motor Stepper drivers (Chinese stuff) and motors controlled by Mach3. Spindel will be Kress 1050.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 21495
Plasma cutting table
This is our plasma cutting table , based on the famous OX CNC . Can cut up to 15 mm ( steel , stainless , aluminium ) with a really good accuracy and at a really high speed .
Build Author Mark Carew Views 195710
C-Beam® Machine - Plate Maker
This C-beam Machine is an in affordable CNC plate maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author Robert Hummel Views 49693
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 sebf34 Views 22516
OX Based cnc 3000 x 1500 Double belt
OX Based CNC
Build Author Janis93 Views 9033
1000x1000 Two version of router Belt and Screw
Cheap sheet metal gantry solutions, for diy belt driven cnc and screw driven cnc.
Build Author semperfikurt Views 17264
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 16040
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 ahayden Views 15315
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 17801
CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine
A little CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine More and details in the next weeks
Build Author dougsnash Views 38773
Rotary Axis OX Derivitive
A Rotary Axis CNC router based on the OX CNC Router
Build Author Michael.M Views 27491
This is a Kyo Sphinx CNC Router build. Working Area: 350mm X 500mm Link to original design: https://openbuilds.com/builds/c-beam-sphinx.3605/
Build Author Glenn Weston Views 13800
"The Moagie Mill" My C-Beam XLarge
My Experiences building the C-Beam X Large. Maybe you can pick up a few pointers from my ramblings and experiences if you are considering building this machine.
Build Author alex_b Views 10921
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 Robert Bailey Views 25487
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...
Build Author Eric Jacobsson Views 4955
The Floating Dust Shoe
I wanted a dust shoe that have a easy access to tool change and something that kind of float on the surface. And I have seen shoes with long brush that sucked in by the vacuum. I think I have the solution too all that here.
Build Author Neil Rosenberg Views 79726
The Frog: CNC Router
Frog CNC Router. Inspired by OX and "Routy". 24"x36" active working area, approx. 3" usable Z motion.
Build Author Slewratesarego Views 13498
The RAT. A form ply and aluminium hybrid.
A hybrid of form ply and aluminium. 835x1260x100mm working envelope.
Build Author Robert Hummel Views 21354
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 :)
Build Author Frank Steinhauer Views 13496
Design of a multifunctional CNC machine.
Build Author Teflon4 Views 12986
TZ C-Beam Machine Plate Maker
A Modified and augmented Ooznest C-Beam Machine Plate Maker.
Build Author alex_b Views 11397
TACIT RONIN CNC - Flood Coolant Enabled C-Beam
The TACIT RONIN CNC is a fully enclosed C-Beam platform intended for flood coolant cutting of Carbon Fiber and G10 composites.
Build Author Brian Popp Views 27692
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 Jake Fry Views 7952
Another (Mostly) Stock OX
For my first Openbuilds project, I decided to put together an OX CNC Router.
Build Author John Mueller Views 16193
Small Mill type CNC machine, using C-Beams and V-Slot rail, bundle packs as a starter point. I needed a smallish desktop machine to fit a pretty narrow use case for my business, but the machine itself has larger applications to the OB community. Currently I will run the Dewalt 611 router on the Z axis, but have plans to add in a brushless RC style motor. So this design does have room to go either way easily.
Build Author CharlieShimota Views 10873
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).
Build Author Mark Carew Views 84782
This OpenBuilds Mini Mill is a great go-to desktop sized CNC milling plate / part maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author MattiasN Views 18552
MyCNC(1000mm x 1500mm)
My CNC project
Build Author Gooshpoo Views 5433
Gooshpoo's H style cnc machine
A cool project about my cnc machines unique style.
Build Author winand Views 15161
YAOR (Yet Another Openbuilds Router)
Yet Another Openbuilds Router, my version :-)
Build Author Mark Carew Views 55974
X Y Table OpenRail / V-Slot Build Examples
The X/Y table system is a great starting point for many CNC projects giving you the ability to move an object on the X and Y axis in a simple compact style.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 60442
Phlatprinter foam cutting CNC machines are awesome space saving mills that use a rotary axis as a sheet feed.
Build Author Savvas Views 14314
C-Beam Lead Screw CNC Mountain
I’m making a desktop CNC machine based on the C-Beam platform. It will be driven by Tr8 Lead Screws, and initially made from 12mm birch ply plates.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 44337
V-Slot NEMA 23 Linear Actuator (Lead Screw)
Learn to build a super strong nema 23 lead driven linear actuator
Build Author Aleksandar Views 12990
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.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 23263
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 Zach S Views 10615
Ballmasters 1605 1500x1000 ox cnc
Upgraded 1500x1000 Ox cnc to 1605 Ballscrews on the Y axis. along with the J-tech laser to do most things.
Build Author cureac Views 16760
Homemade plasma cnc
Build Author cureac Views 14079
CNC Rotary Table Rotational Axis, A Axis B Axis 4th 5th Axis CNC Dividing Head
This is my first major project.
Build Author Said Views 11758
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 GinoTheCop Views 34390
Building a larger C-BEAM CNC Machine with no previous experience.
Build Author Jestah Views 5151
Small Red OX
A small router for thin plate stock
Build Author Julius Views 19217
OX Balls - 1605 Ballscrew Powered 1000mmx1000mmm OX derivative
1000x1000mm Ballscrew driven OX Derivative. Dewalt 611 spindle and TB6600 Drivers.
Build Author Hytech2k Views 30157
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 Matthew Bates Views 2309
CNC Router Overhaul
This will be a complete overhaul of this router with some cool modifications.
Build Author Maxime Favre Views 6668
SmoothiebrainZ CBeam Machine
Modded Plate maker with: Smoothiebrainz board and DQ542MA SN04 Endstops Modded Z axis Aluminium build plate and renforced Y axis Dust shoe
Build Author JWhitten Views 10093
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 Jacob Lotter Views 9841
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 Alexander Leiser Views 284
Paintbot painting cnc
Custom painting machine in designed and wrote the software for. Paintings are with acrylic color on canvas
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 4480
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 6690
CNC Greenland Paddle Carver build
CNC mill for carving / milling Greenland Paddles
Build Author richthorn Views 6551
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 Joerharris Views 3909
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 Rakmup Views 35666
CNC Router Lathe
Steel square tube frame with dual feed gantry and indexing lathe section. Will have 36" x 30" x 6" travel. Has a Harmonic Drive on the 4th Axis.
Build Author M^3 Views 17276
M Cubed CNC Mill
A no-nonsense CNC mini mill to get the job done.
Build Author Savvas Views 10239
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 Serge E. Views 51760
myOX : a 4' x 2' OX CNC with potential
This is the story of me building myOX - my version of the "ideal" OX. I want a machine which can route/mill at least 4' wide and as long as I can feed through (don't be shy, think "infinity") as well as going deep on multiple faces - manual 4th axis. I have loads of ideas to take myOX towards that goal and way beyond. Time will tell. Just follow along through this build and possibly a few others along the way ... Check out my OXCalculator : let your computer figure out your BoM
Build Author edward siegel Views 7947
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 Mark Carew Views 52807
LEAD CNC 1010 (40" x 40")
The OpenBuilds Lead Machine takes us back to the roots of the OpenBuilds modular building system, and has proven itself as an adaptable design that can compete with any machine in its class!
Build Author Hackscribble Views 18811
1000mm x 750mm OX with some planned enhancements. My first venture into CNC.
Build Author John Meikrantz Views 8624
Another build based on the venerable OX. xPRO CNC controller, and a few extras.
Build Author Jacob Lotter Views 1584
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.
Build Author Jasen Stengel Views 8172
GrOX (OX based router)
1000mm x 1500mm OX router using Openbuilds parts and plates by Chris Laidlaw
Build Author openhardwarecoza Views 29946
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
Build Author Iwan Müller Views 3516
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 Michael.M Views 5499
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 The Dude Views 7662
Flexible Axis Revolving Tool-holder
Drag knife and pen holder which mounts in spindle collet.
Build Author Lumberjack Engineering Views 12885
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 Savvas Views 11548
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 SlyClockWerkz Views 13858
1000mm X 1500mm OX CNC -- Fiber/Garolite
Building the full size OX.
Build Author UltiBots Views 21201
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.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 36987
OpenBuilds Workbee 1510 (60" x 40")
The OpenBuilds WorkBee 1510 - 1500x1000 Belt Driven CNC Machine
Build Author Lasersc Views 1664
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 Mark Carew Views 17419
OpenBuilds Sphinx 55 (20" x 20")
The OpenBuilds Sphinx 55 - 500x500 Lead Screw Machine
Build Author Bear Views 8608
ANOTHER OX!~ Huge Thanks to Marc Carew and Open Builds. The primary reason I am building this CNC mill is to aid in my homemade snowboard creation. I am going to try and document as much of everything as I can and post it here to help others going a similar route. I know from past projects that taking the time to document each step can be tedious when you want to charge ahead but I will try! I hoping to get feedback on my design choices and set up as I am a complete newbie to CNC.
Build Author viktop Views 9237
Simple CNC Router (Nema17, V-slot 2040, Arduino, GRBL)
An OX-inspired mini desktop mill.
Build Author inhan Views 19354
openbuilds rovo c-beam (700*1000)(1000*1000)한국오픈빌드.
Open the build will create open and sharing. 오픈빌드는 만들고 오픈하고 공유합니다.
Build Author Chris Anderson Views 8029
An OX build - little large than specs and plates 3D printed
Build Author Spark Concepts Views 1763
MPG Jog Controller for CNC xPRO
Been playing around with an MPG Jogwheel
Build Author Richard Long Views 12055
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 dtanney Views 1957
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 chenderson Views 7964
CRH C-BEAM Router, steel capable
C-beam based CNC router using mostly openbuilds parts.
Build Author rcKeith Views 37664
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 Metalguru Views 7903
Dragon Portable CNC Plasma Cutter
A small portable CNC Plasma Cutter with some unique features
Build Author DaveStewart Views 3328
Small C-Beam Plate Maker With Remote Login & Operation
C-Beam Plate cutter with Raspberry Pi V3, Arduino Mega2560 and Camera. Remote login & operation via SSH with cnc.js server, mjpg server on the Pi.
Build Author infectedfpv Views 4778
3D printed Laser Engraver
i´ve designing this laser taking care of every part to be functional, This laser has Endstops mounts on the corners and the X axis both sides too. The corners has fasbelt tension knobs for easy operation. The laser mount has adjustable knob to manually rise or down the laser for focusing purpose. all the parts have been printed at 65% infill a 2 perimeter lines just to make the parts stronger. Attached you will find a part list with quantity and link where to buy. SIZE 1mts x 75cm Built area
Build Author brw_racing Views 9883
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.
Build Author carl brooks Views 2840
Hybrid shapeoko Xcarve cnc router
My scratch build using shapeoko, xcarve, and custom parts.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 21212
PhlatPrinter MK 3
The Phlatprinter 3 was designed to be used in a small shop with the ability to cut large sheets of foam for RC airplane projects. The idea was that you could save all of your aircraft as models and tweak to perfection after every flight.
Build Author James Gao Views 16896
An OX-inspired mini desktop mill. Designed in OpenSCAD, these parts are fully parametric and can be customized to your liking.
Build Author Gerrald Views 3450
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 d0rk1e Views 5772
OXford (OX fortified)
150x75 cm OX with additional Y axis supports and hopefully a working double belt system
Build Author Dave420 Views 6377
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.
Build Author PCBman Views 3723
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 Mark Carew Views 11288
Phlatprinter MKII Foam Cutting Machine
Build Author [email protected] Views 2663
Sphinx CNC modified to 750mm x 750mm c-beams. Parts not readily available in South Africa, so i have to make some modifications...
Build Author Ronald van Arkel Views 12918
Routy GT2 300 BSX CNC Router
This is the first project that I would like to share with you. I know the build looks familiar and it is; it’s based on kram242´s Routy. Work area is 300*500*55 mm and is NEMA17/GT2 belt driven.