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Build Author HPB Views 27845
A simple XY laser engraver/cutter
A simple low-cost XY plane laser engraver/cutter inspired by the Much 4 laser build, with minimal parts and assembly time. Uses standard off the shelf components in almost 90% of the build with the exception of the axes motor and wheel mounts which need to be 3D printed.
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 6631
Openbuilds Table Top 50w Co2 Laser Cutter/Engraver
DIY build of a Co2 Laser cutter/engraver 12x24 working area.
Build Author LukasK Views 9606
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 Gooshpoo Views 4994
Gooshpoo's H style cnc machine
A cool project about my cnc machines unique style.
Build Author zaxes Views 7812
Laser engraving machine
Second better project, high durable mainframe, silent work, non vibration.
Build Author Hytech2k Views 29675
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 Yoshiya Arii Views 26684
V-Slot Laser cutter and engraver
The Smart Laser Mini is an open source such as use Raspberry pi. Easy to assemble type of desktop laser cutter and engraver. Also we used V-slot
Build Author openhardwarecoza Views 23482
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 edward siegel Views 7697
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 Kyo Views 6531
3-Axis CNC Laser Engraver running grbl 1.1 in laser mode and Laserweb4.
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 4649
Co2 Laser Cutter/Engraver Rotary Attachment
Vslot rail system at work again, laser cutter/engraver rotary device for cylindrical objects .
Build Author infectedfpv Views 2527
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 Karan Singh Sisodia Views 3773
CoreXY based CNC Laser machine.
Build Author DistortedDesigns Views 27373
Project Death Star - DistortedDesigns Laser Engraver
2 watt Laser Engraver, Simple, Fairly Low Cost, and Portable
Build Author jtaggard Views 14516
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 Kims3DIY Views 6652
Beamlazer Laser cutter CO2 100W
Hi everyone, im new to the world of lasercutters but i have been granted access for a Trotec laser for a while with old firmware and only compability trought Windows XP. Then i decided to build my own laser, with some easier workflow and support for Windows 10. Since im still a student i have limited resources, so i will try too use scrap parts as much as possible. I will publish photos and updates during my build continously. Gladly taking advices from others.
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 7662
The Franken Forty
This is a K40 machine conversion!!
Build Author oni305 Views 42109
Laser Engraver Control Board + Inkscape extension
This is a PCB designed to control a laser Engraver CNC
Build Author Mark Carew Views 106826
OpenBuilds ACRO System
The OpenBuilds ACRO System was developed to be the most accurate and cost effective positioning system in its class. The ACRO System incorporates the OpenBuilds V-Slot system and, therefore, has the unique ability to expand to multiple sizes creating a size configuration custom to your needs. Choose the size that best fits your workshop. This versatile system allows for precise positioning of many different mountable tools and attachments.
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 3502
The Acro Laser Machine Build
Build Author Metalguru Views 7651
Small Laser Engraver Concept
Low cost Laser Engraver build using all off-the-shelf components.
Build Author Ollieg Views 678
Hevavy duty 1300mm x 1300mm laser cutter Ceramic tube Servo motors
Starting the next Laser build, Plan to complete within 60 days.
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 2964
Air assist/fume collector for Diode Laser Engraver
This is a work in progress
Build Author CandlerCustoms Views 1750
Candler Customs - Custom CNC Machine
Inexpensive Custom CNC Machine or swappable Laser Engraver utilizing OpenBuilds ACRO System
Build Author mjenkins5720 Views 398
Modified LEAD machine
At the moment this build is in progress, I will be updating the files as I finish the remainder of the machine. This machine is intended to be a multipurpose CNC, but a bit bigger than a desktop unit. The machine is scalable in the X and Y axis.
Build Author snokid Views 5651
http://www.buildlog.net/sm_laser/drawings.html using this as a baseline.... Going to try and use all or most off the shelf parts.
Build Author Mntlvr Views 2126
20x24 inch Fixed Gantry Mill
I have shared many pictures of this project it is now complete I have had my first cuts on this machine and it is solid , still learning the new motion Controller. The Acorn is more like you would find on a commercial built CNC or CNC Lathe.But it does have all of the functionally one needs
Build Author MConner Views 6629
Fun and Functional Laser Build
A very fun and fulfilling build. I can't say enough about the whole Open Builds site and Open Source movement. I strongly believe this is the fastest and most creative way of getting ideas out of the mind, and onto the floor.
Build Author zelos Views 14734
ZelosLaser Engraver/Cutter 2.0 : Sturdy & Versatile
Zelos Laser Cutter Version 2.0 GRBL Shield with Nema 17 motors. 2 Watt laser for cutting and fine grayscale pictures built very sturdy and modular
Build Author Neil Rosenberg Views 551
Rotary Axis for Laser Engraver/Cutter
This is a fully adjustable, low profile rotary axis for your Laser Cutter. Many OpenBuilds components are used, plus a handful of 3D printed parts.
Build Author holographic Views 2145
How i construct and create my DIY Co2 Laser cutter and engraving mashine. details will follow
Build Author michel pet Views 6064
core xy smoothie
i had som left over parts and i dit like to test the corexy control so this is wat i came up with. sorry bad englich.
Build Author Jean-Francois Talbot Views 3992
A 2 axis laser engraving machine, with a manual Z axis.
Build Author Bill325 Views 779
One more life for a cube
Modify a Gen1 Cube printer into a small cnc router to cut pcbs and light (VERY light) milling work. Also easy to swap out the rotary head and mount a laser head for engraving.