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Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 74032
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 Indieflow Views 77159
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 alex_b Views 10329
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 Jake Fry Views 7756
Another (Mostly) Stock OX
For my first Openbuilds project, I decided to put together an OX CNC Router.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 57307
Phlatprinter foam cutting CNC machines are awesome space saving mills that use a rotary axis as a sheet feed.
Build Author Hytech2k Views 29585
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 Joe Young Views 4913
Rack and Pinion (Death to Belts)
Low profile rack and pinion linear actuator design
Build Author Savvas Views 9464
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 Mark DeNeve Views 10674
Richrap 3DR Mashup
A work in progress. working to refine the print head/carriage to integrate a bed level probe directly into the print head.
Build Author Rick Holder Views 9453
Gantry Type CNC with Makita Router
The machine has met and exceeded my expectations on repeatability and accuracy. Cost was approx £600 including the Windows tablet.
Build Author John Meikrantz Views 8480
Another build based on the venerable OX. xPRO CNC controller, and a few extras.
Build Author joetemus Views 8674
K40 ACRO Conversion
A K40 to ACRO Co2 laser cutter build. Designed and built to expand the work area of the K40
Build Author Spark Concepts Views 1285
MPG Jog Controller for CNC xPRO
Been playing around with an MPG Jogwheel
Build Author Kyo Views 8347
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 RobSaunders Views 8293
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 Tinker Views 5347
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 ShockingTops Views 1894
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 pocovolvedor Views 3652
Soundproof case for Ox
Not much to say... Soundproofing box for noisy works... Build in MDF and 20 mm plexiglas. Very effective!!!
Build Author Carl Siren Views 3405
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 Sebastian-Schuetz Views 8727
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 T4Concepts Views 28371
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 Spark Concepts Views 60178
CNC xPRO Driver
Spark Concepts CNC xPRO Driver. A new GRBL compatible, all-in-one stepper driver board with 4 motor controllers for XYZ + 1 clone (or rotary!). Capable of powering your next build with an ATX PSU (or 12V 2 wire supply), and ready for wireless printing. Compatible with Arduino (wireless robots anyone?)
Build Author Mark Carew Views 104453
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 John J Talavera Views 14349
CNC FOR EVERYONE!
This build was very complex due to the fact I wanted to create a low cost larger than normal CNC. I did not want a MDF or plastic body. I wanted it to be able to do more than most CNC routers this size on the market.
Build Author John J Talavera Views 6163
CNC FOR EVERYONE, THE DUCK!
www.cncforeveryone.com. the Duck is something that i think would be helpful in my shop since we already do cold casting.
Build Author Jovian Views 18938
Proteus is the Greek God of change. Besides the numerous aspect of 3D printing that this could relate to this machine like the god can change. The Build allows for an interchanging head that will allow different functionality to be quickly and easily adapted. So you could print clay, silicon, plastic, cut with a laser cutter or even attach a rotary tool
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 3441
The Acro Laser Machine Build
Build Author David Arroyo Views 10913
Using a Raspberry Pi, Arduino and a Protoneer CNC Shield to create an Open Source CNC router controller. It will be equipped with a touch screen to control the on board processor. The touch screen will run a user interface that has buttons for added functionality. There will be a camera for monitoring progress from inside my office. The control box will also feature a way to power the vacuum and spindle/router . I will also be able to monitor room temp as well as Pi CPU temps and averages.
Build Author inhan Views 4053
openbuilds rovo 1000mmx1000mm(rovo x)(korea)
Open build rovo 1000mm * 1000mm. (Rovo x ver) 20.06.2015 now in progress. rovo kit is the 10th product. 8th rovo 750,9 th rovo1000, 10th rovo x ver progress at the same time. 10th item is an aspect of 1000. It changes the size and z-axis has been up.
Build Author Richard Gouge Views 5696
C-Beam Big Mouth
My first build was with the basic C-Beam Build. I soon found the z clearance a little constricting So I added 2 500 mm actuators to support the x axis rail . I also left off the front and back y axis support rails for easy cleaning. I mounted the base of the machine to 1/2" mdf with 10/32 screws and blind nuts.
Build Author hasemar Views 3504
C-Beam CNC (1st cnc build!)
1st build CBeam Machine w/ raspberry pi-protoneer hat controller
Build Author Metalguru Views 9213
C-Beam Machine Too
C-Beam Machine upgrade using linear rails to increase machining size by 2.5 times and increase rigidity
Build Author Charles Roseberry Views 3283
C-Beam basic package doubled in size.
Build Author mikev Views 6169
C-Beam Evolution MkII
The C-Beam Evolution is an evolving machine. The MkII is inspired by Kyo's C-Beam Spinx but currently uses my own design of plates made of 8mm acrylic (X-axis ends) and 6mm polycarbonate (Y axis ends). The plates were made on the MkI but I hope to be able to make 6mm aluminium plates on the MkII for the MkIII.
Build Author Rob Withoff Views 1747
Some enhancements of the basic mini-mill
Build Author Catawissa_CNC Views 4804
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 msdosfx Views 2168
Workbee 1510 Screw Driven
Workbee 1510 screw driven build by MsDosFX.
Build Author Blyn3D Views 1662
Fourth Axis Mill Prototype
I really like the 4th axis I purchased a few years back, but when I went looking for it again the suppliers who once carried it no longer do. Anyone know who makes it? Center hole receives collets. I own a ShopSmith so I am using a 5/8th rod and can mount it's chucks onto this machine. Also I like the use of the skateboard wheels, they are adjustable and one could use more sets over a longer axis. The Sherline z-axis is not my first choice, I just had a spare.
Build Author Kyo Views 8024
This is Fina; My Lautr3k inspired build.
Build Author Spark Concepts Views 4755
CNC xPRO V4
Take your build to the next level with the CNC xPRO V4!
Build Author Ronald van Arkel Views 9067
Promoveo Study Builds
Build Author John J Talavera Views 5425
A simple low cost rotomolder.
Build Author Firetruckguy Views 10281
Nebraska 1246 x 1184
This is my first attempt at a CNC anything build
Build Author dcarlisle Views 8456
pain in my ox
build is in process the machine went together perfectly no issues at all but the software is another issue I have been trying to get the thing dialed in it is driving me nuts I'm still in the process will update if I ever get it figured out
Build Author Leon Style Views 3174
Easy build cnc router with t slot profile and nylon machined part
Build Author Dmknerr Views 2595
Server Rack Printer
My first project build. Concept build to use an existing 7.5 ft tall server rack as the frame. This ptoject may never be completed.
Build Author Simon Rafferty Views 4744
A Rigid Delta Printer using C-Beam screw actuators
Build Author Tucstrlly Views 5223
Stainless OX Kit Build "Diamondback CNC"
A copy of the Stainless Ox by Martin Barfoed. Similar design, construction and control.
Build Author Marcwolf Views 1323
C-Beam unit with 400W Spindle
Standard (If there is one) C-Beam with plnth
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 8292
L'FOX - Large Format OX deriviative. Designed and built by Revision 13 Prototypes
This build is for a testing rig to use while testing out different controller boards and CAM software for milling and routing. It is in the early stages, planning is complete, parts are ordered. Awaiting parts delivery to start build. Please not the BOM only covers parts from the OpenBuilds part store. I will be posting the other required items very shortly.
Build Author Mohsen Abbasi Views 3617
True Human Prosthesis
Prosthesis is functionality and emotion!
Build Author 3D Meister Views 2308
Camera slider with rotation prototype
I made a cam slider prototype with adjustable rotation to get experience for my CNC milled slider in planing.
Build Author Iwan Müller Views 14406
CNC Router (Non OX)
My own Design (not an OX Derivative) using standard Parts.
Build Author Limine3D Views 5835
A cartesian build with a build dimension of 200x200x750mm. I will be using a dual extruder, heated build plate, and a screw drive for the z axis.
Build Author Nickies Views 2936
This will be an OX based machine which I've designed to make the best use of my materials, be as precise as the design allows and operate as quietly as possible. I live in an apartment complex so space and noise are two important factors for me. Therefore the machine needs to do as much as possible while using little space and not annoy the neighbours.
Build Author Chazg Views 816
Indoor Drumline Props
Build Author Steve hope Views 14039
8x4 CNC build
Routy cnc upgrade.
Build Author Terone Burgenheim Views 3074
CoreXY - Tower Printer
I wanted to try a different way of operating the Z Axis so I setup a tower using 40x40. In the end it worked excellently and can easily print 60mm/s with 150mm/s travels. The coreXY is a very cool kinematic, and you can get some pretty great speed and accuracy. The main issue is the fact your Steps/mm are doubled, so the lower end motors don't like it at high speeds.