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Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 75489
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 20539
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 Robert Hummel Views 49439
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 21954
OX Based cnc 3000 x 1500 Double belt
OX Based CNC
Build Author semperfikurt Views 16790
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 Giarc Views 34227
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 dougsnash Views 38122
Rotary Axis OX Derivitive
A Rotary Axis CNC router based on the OX CNC Router
Build Author Sword66 Views 5441
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 10656
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 Neil Rosenberg Views 78650
The Frog: CNC Router
Frog CNC Router. Inspired by OX and "Routy". 24"x36" active working area, approx. 3" usable Z motion.
Build Author MattiasN Views 18420
MyCNC(1000mm x 1500mm)
My CNC project
Build Author Rural Views 8876
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 Mark Carew Views 18835
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 10321
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 Jestah Views 5102
Small Red OX
A small router for thin plate stock
Build Author The Dude Views 12774
Optical Limit + Home Switches
Optical home and limit switches for cnc, 3D printers, laser cutters, etc.
Build Author Gary Caruso Views 1362
Gary's Mod Plates for OX Heavy Duty X and Z
Gary's take on the OX HD X and Z plates, making it stiffer, adding mini wheels to the C-beam and Quick removable Z axis.
Build Author richthorn Views 6476
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 Gary Caruso Views 19615
OX Heavy Duty Build
OX Heavy Duty, using Chrisclub plates, for 2080 X-Y and C-beam Z
Build Author Serge E. Views 51281
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 Hackscribble Views 18639
1000mm x 750mm OX with some planned enhancements. My first venture into CNC.
Build Author Dexter Oddwick Views 5884
Black Rabbit 1500
This is a router that I designed that is loosely based on the Openbuilds Ox, but designed to be heavy duty, rigid, and yet quick and agile.
Build Author John Meikrantz Views 8552
Another build based on the venerable OX. xPRO CNC controller, and a few extras.
Build Author Jasen Stengel Views 8103
GrOX (OX based router)
1000mm x 1500mm OX router using Openbuilds parts and plates by Chris Laidlaw
Build Author Iwan Müller Views 3413
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 Hytech2k Views 15482
Florida Ox 2x4 Area 51 CNC Parts Original Build
2x4 Ox with Vac table
Build Author Savvas Views 11119
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 thehans Views 2829
Voxel OX with Helix Gear Z Transmission (single z motor)
This is a modification I made to my Voxel Ox 3D Printer Z axis, which synchronizes the Z leadscrews via a shaft and helical gear transmission. It prevents the two Z leadscrew from getting out of adjustment relative to each other, and uses a single Z motor instead of two. This build is just documenting the specific changes I have made to the Z-axis, since the frame and other axes are still from the original Voxel Ox design.
Build Author Fábio Pires Views 3376
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 Lasersc Views 1550
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 Robert.sims Views 10804
What I want to build is a unit to: rout wood, plastic and occasional aluminium . to be able to swap cutters. i.e. drragknife, laser, router, drill
Build Author Bear Views 8510
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 8707
Simple CNC Router (Nema17, V-slot 2040, Arduino, GRBL)
An OX-inspired mini desktop mill.
Build Author Chris Anderson Views 7969
An OX build - little large than specs and plates 3D printed
Build Author TahoeTim Views 9015
Long Ox with drop in table
This build is a modified Ox build. The long rails are 1000mm. My build includes a solid clamping table.
Build Author DazTheGas Views 21874
From where Mark left off from the Ox build I am going to film the whole process of customizing the Ox.
Build Author James Gao Views 16675
An OX-inspired mini desktop mill. Designed in OpenSCAD, these parts are fully parametric and can be customized to your liking.
Build Author DiggerJ Views 6431
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 5704
OXford (OX fortified)
150x75 cm OX with additional Y axis supports and hopefully a working double belt system
Build Author Jen Views 5775
My first OX build
This is the story of my experience building a 1000 x 750mm OOZNest OX CNC router
Build Author Bmoz Views 13019
Ox with Gecko Controller and CNC Linux
This build is the documentation of someone with no experience building the OX cnc machine with a Gecko G540 controller and CNClinux
Build Author adhd_nerd Views 7489
Standard OX Build
Build Author Paruk Views 15068
OX 1500 x 1000 mm
Build Author Chefson Views 9336
OX CNC Router
Ca fait 2 ans que je rêve d'une Fraiseuse CNC. Ni trop grande ni trop petite, sans avoir le budget pour en acheter une toute faite. Je suis artisan menuisier ébéniste et j'ai finalement décidé de la construire. Le projet OX m'a séduit, alors je me lance.
Build Author Giuliano M Views 11400
OpenBuilds OX 48x48 Aluminum
Variant on the OpenBuilds OX CNC Router, enlarged with 1500mm length beams for a cutting area of 48" x 48". Based on the original model, the larger of the two, with the addition of a third 20x60 beam on the gantry for strength. Estimated cost is around $1100, minus the router.
Build Author Dominic Ross Views 7269
Beaver's OX 1500
OX 1500mm x 1500mm w/1.5Kw Water Cooled Spindle & VFD ran by a Gecko G540 & Mach3
Build Author ShockingTops Views 1996
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 P. ry Views 11997
Nox 1500mm x 1500mm C-Beam
C-Beam build using a double C-Beam for the X axis. 1500mm x 1500mm
Build Author Dave Hylands Views 7007
My build of the OX kit from SMW3D.com
Build Author seedorff Views 3820
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.....
Build Author Catawissa_CNC Views 7293
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.
Build Author Tim Pierce Views 8814
Openbuilds V slot Rail extrusion retrofits for Lulzbot 4/5 Taz Printers (X, Y and Z axis)
This project shows how to use Openbuilds Vv slot extrusions and wheels to retrofit a Lulzbot Taz 4 or 5 printer. These modifications improve layer consistency, eliminate nozzle and bed sag, and allow for larger toolhead mounting. Project updates and newer accessory files may be located at http://www.thingiverse.com/piercet/designs
Build Author Weldsmith Views 3977
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 Ryan Lock Views 100895
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 Robert Hummel Views 44868
890KV OX RC spindle
This build is intended as a light alternative to the Dremel rotary tool.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 914709
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 Hytech2k Views 74887
Area 51 CNC Parts F-117 CNC Gear Rack Drive System
This is my journey on building a rack and pinion Ox variant called the F-117 CNC.
Build Author Schematix Views 121368
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 IndyMaker Views 12079
Ooznest Ox with 3D Printed Gantry Plates
Ooznest Ox with gantry plates and end caps 3D printed in ABS rather than aluminum.
Build Author Motions Views 33133
Charging Ox CNC Machine
A heavily modified Ox CNC build to replace SO2.
Build Author evil2002usna Views 6122
Cheap Ballscrew Ox CNC Router.
Build Author Zootalaws Views 4972
This is a 1500 x 1500 Ox build
Build Author Steve B Views 12696
OX PPR - Portable Plasma/Router
PPR = Portable Plasma/Router. A ~30x30"work area with leadscrews. Work surface is below support members. Can be placed ONTO cutting surface.
Build Author Garrettcompston Views 3282
My 2nd cnc build
My new build to upgrade from my worn out shapeoko
Build Author skape Views 4544
Zebu ( OX clone with Brasil materials)
An OX clone with alternative parts.
Build Author KBill Views 11833
1500x1000 (4x2) Router - OX derivative
OX build with 1.5m gantry the 1m deep table.
Build Author rcKeith Views 7700
Ooznest OX CNC Build
Ooznest OX CNC build
Build Author gavspav Views 4932
Ooznest build - 1500mm x 1000mm
Its the first build for me so its just the story of me attempting to build the kit and hopefully end up with something I can use. Hopefully without destroying anything or anyone.
Build Author Nugz Views 11148
Angus : A Slightly "Beefier" OX
This is where I will share my attempt at building a slightly "beefier" OpenBuilds OX CNC Machine using commonly available parts in the spirit of OPENBUILDS and Open Source in general. I have a tendancy to over-build things so I will be balancing that tendacy against budget constraints and common sense as much as possible.
Build Author ChadRat6458 Views 4170
This is my first cnc router. I like the open builds concept. I bought parts when I had the money. It seems everytime i think i have all the parts, i find something I am missing. My controller won't be ready until the end of the month so I am in no hurry. I will add things that i find. Eager to make some saw dust.
Build Author CWidt Views 6654
OpenBuilds CAndC - CNC Machine
A new derivative of the famous OX CNC, with increases strength, rigidity, and accuracy.
Build Author KerryH Views 4390
My adventure in CNC routing.
Build Author Paruk Views 14556
A 3D Scanning Station
Build Author AndersFaust Views 8848
(R)OX CNC [FR/EN]
Another (R)OX CNC something like build, in French please ! Pics Heavy !
Build Author Duane Views 3875
Little Big OX
A complete CNC newbie is tackling a mighty challenge, Not only is he making a CNC router, He's going to try and upsize it.
Build Author CNCMD Views 2754
Sphinx 1000 x 500
Building a Sphinx based CNC based on Kyo's plans. Going with a 1000 x 500 table size.
Build Author Bruce Walker Views 733
BD's Burn Box - ACRO Laser Engraver System
Two plus years in the making, I finally have a working ACRO 510 laser engraver system complete with enclosure and air filtration.
Build Author openhardwarecoza Views 5469
Pocket Ox (Sheetmetal)
Small CNC - made with some custom lasercut+bent sheetmetal parts + Openbuilds V Slot
Build Author Motions Views 13667
Screaming Ox CNC Machine
Big brother of the Charging Ox CNC machine.
Build Author Ivan Walker Views 5102
HardKnot OX 4x4
I've been working on commercial woodworking CNC's for year's under shop owner's that didn't want me to progress any further at a certain point. This is a project I've wanting to build for about 10 years now. I can't wait for the freedom to build what I know is possible without any negative input.
Build Author azarock Views 5708
Square shaped OX for doing general purpose engraving and cutting into wood, acrylic, and aluminum.
Build Author nate campbell Views 3746
CrOX Carbon Reinforced OX
Modified OX with carbon fiber reinforced X and Z axes. 1500mm Y, 1000mm X and 120mm Z clearence
Build Author Rwetzler Views 6152
This is a variant of a typical OX (Mark Carew inspiration) router using C-Beams/8mm Acme rods to drive all three axis. I went with a 1000mm x 1000mm frame size. Useable space is 28" (711mm) X 26" (660mm) with a Z axis work travel of approx. 3.25" (82.5mm). A TinyG is used as a controller along with Fusion 360/Chilipper as the software for generating and running gcode files.
Build Author Catawissa_CNC Views 4919
This build is based on the C-Beam build by Mark Carew. I have added axis limit switches and a remote mounted control cabinet. This build also uses a custom moveable table.
Build Author anigeek65 Views 14432
OX Super "C" - Cpmpleted 11/02/16
This CNC utilizes the C-BEAM extruded aluminum for the "X", "Y", and "Z" axis. The gantry will move similar to the OX along with the "Z" except I am incorporating the C-BEAM instead of the 20x60 V-RAIL. To make the system as strong as possible I am using two C-BEAM rails back to back. The "Y" axis will encompass two sets of roller on both side of the C-BEAM extruded rails for added strength. All of the plates for this were created using the C-BEAM machine I completed several month ago.
Build Author robbell Views 3523
Cancelled - Modified OX CNC for Mitre Cutting (Picture Framing)
Creating a CNC mitre (45°) cutter, for picture frame cutting. Starting with an OX, but inverting various parts and adding a material table, with a stepper-controlled measuring guide.
Build Author Asaku Views 6540
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/ )
Build Author Trunkmonky Views 8860
OX, of the house Steel
OOZNEST Style OX machine with 3D printed panels
Build Author DakotaBusy Views 2029
OX (Large) CNC
Building a Large OX CNC Open Build on a fold down table.
Build Author RV6APilot Views 1805
South Carolina Workbee 1000X1000
This is about my build of a Workbee 1000X1000 being built here in Trenton, SC. My goal is to use it to help cut the new panel for my RV6A airplane.
Build Author Gabriel Faber Views 8762
After completing a standard OX build, I found I didn't have enough Z-clearance and designed a set of taller gantry plates
Build Author robbell Views 10127
OX-Based Self-Contaned HVLP Spray Booth
A CNC HVLP spray booth based on OX.
Build Author Metalguru Views 4004
Custom black and red Big Ox
Build Author James Hayes Views 3618
Pure Cbeam 900x1000
This is a pure cbeam build to maximize envelope and rigidity. All the parts used are available from open builds.
Build Author SvenderMeister Views 5108
This is a cnc router with 3 axis and a kress 1050 motor. Its 140x120cm and a homebuild with your help!
Build Author LarsTveito Views 6117
Ox Stainless with ballscrews
Ox Stainless with ballscrews for motion, nema 23 steppers, LInuxcnc for control software. Using basic parts for frame from Makersupplies, and the rest sourced from ebay. Building a small router hoping it will be able to cut aluminum with decent results.
Build Author CDUH Views 4502
Somewhat Simple Lead screw conversion for an OX CNC
Somewhat Simple Lead screw conversion for an OX CNC.
Build Author Silverrabbit2 Views 5854
Ooznest OX, Workbench, & Folding Table
An OX based unit with innovation surrounding it -- 9 drawers, workbench, folding CNC table, & portability.
Build Author vogtmrk Views 6832
OX 1500x1500 Dual Drive
Ox inspired 1500 x 1500 CNC with belt and pinion drive and lead screw drive options.