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Build Author mytechno3d Views 10162
Z FLoating head for Plasma cutting (OX CNC compatible)
How to convert your OX CNC to a plasma cutter at low cost
Build Author Chefson Views 10127
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 PhotoSgt85 Views 10078
C-Beam Machine XL
Overview of my experience building the C-Beam Machine XL from OpenBuilds, along with updates as I move along and get it going. My application is for creating plates needed for lab functions, 19 rack bay covers, and whatever else arises.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 10023
A beefed up modification of the TrueUp Kit project
Build Author zaxes Views 10003
Laser engraving machine
Second better project, high durable mainframe, silent work, non vibration.
Build Author Aaron Newsome Views 9929
Yet Another LEAD CNC Build
My take on the LEAD CNC build. Followed the instructions and I think it came together very nicely. Added a few of my own touches to finish up the build.
Build Author Gerald Klein Views 9891
300mm Diameter, 1 Meter tall, Delta 3d Printer
I built a custom delta using 3, 1000 mm long C-Beam® Linear Rails and 3 C-Beam Gantry Sets. I had the bottom and top plates water jetted ( for accuracy ) out of 1/2 inch aluminum, from a design that I did in Fusion 360.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 9861
C-Beam XLarge X/Y Table
This OpenBuilds C-Beam XLarge X/Y Table is a great display of how easy it is to modify and create awesome configurations with the OpenBuilds system!
Build Author Robert DInkel Views 9836
X Axis Upgrade for AM8 (ANET All Metal)
My goal is to upgrade the acrylic ANET A8 to all metal.
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 9795
Another Sphinx 7550 Made by an Openbuilds Cbeam
feel free to ask anything about this builds, but im a airline pilot and sometimes responding maybe will take me. while!!
Build Author jjcolletta Views 9788
First 3d build
I am building a simple home brewed printer. I have a background in industrial automation so I figured how hard could this be. The mechanical build was pretty smooth as was the electrical side. Now just getting plastic out the hotend is my stopping point.
Build Author J-Wahl Dezign Views 9685
My little monster
Build Author Tweakie Views 9622
Tool position setting Part I
The method used for tool position setting is a matter of personal choice but this is what I do.
Build Author RogueGeek Views 9612
Yet Another Ox Build
This build log will chronicle the construction of my oversize (1000mm X 1500mm) OX router.
Build Author Polymergraphy Views 9566
Skyggen 3D Printer
GT2 belt-driven Cartesian 3D Printer on an OpenBuilds Extrusion gantry, developed through Autodesk Fusion 360.
Build Author rcKeith Views 9525
Ooznest OX CNC Build
Ooznest OX CNC build
Build Author MikeBardsley Views 9438
Fast, Large build area, CoreXY design
Build Author Rick 2.0 Views 9399
Adjustable Router Guide Template
This project is an adjustable router guide template made with 20x60 V-slot. It was meant as a less expensive and more user friendly alternative to commercially available units.
Build Author reef Views 9310
CNC Cyclone PCB Factory, my way, step by step.
I'd like to renew my cnc for PCB so I decide to create new one from an existing project named Cyclone PCB Factory.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 9309
This a redesign of the Folger-Tech Y-Carriage using the Solid V-Wheels, Ball Bearings, the V-Slot Rail System.
Build Author John Meikrantz Views 9286
Another build based on the venerable OX. xPRO CNC controller, and a few extras.
Build Author Steven Sampson Views 9247
A CNC router designed to handle a 4'x8' sheet, for as close to $2000 as possible. The price barrier resulted in my choice to use timing belts rather than leadscrews or rack&pinion. Build List still being updated
Build Author Ridgeback Views 9237
Apple Crate CNC
Low cost, apple crate framed CNC.
Build Author Pendragon Views 9235
A bigger OX. As this build is nothing new I will detail my build process, I am not an experienced builder, this will maybe help someone else. The size of the bOX will be 100cmx75cm. I will use aluminium plates, a tinyG, and most probably only open source / free software.
Build Author Rick 2.0 Views 9203
C-Beam Mini Mite
A small system with a big bite. Design achieves a good balance between machine size vs. build area, rigidity and ease of construction all while keeping build cost as low as possible.
Build Author Andreas Bockert Views 9059
Sphinx Z-axis upgrade
Upgraded Z-axis for Sphinx-style CNC using ball screws and linear rails.
Build Author Larry_AK Views 8958
Pretty much a straight OPENBUILDS OX that slowly getting some modifications.
Build Author Joe Garritano Views 8884
Using criticall OpenBuilds components to upgrade the rigidity and reliability of an X-Carve 1000mm build.
Build Author Andrew Hague Views 8877
Laseroko Laser Engraver Build
After expanding a Shapeoko 2 with the rails and motors left over, make yourself a laser engraver.
Build Author Jasen Stengel Views 8857
GrOX (OX based router)
1000mm x 1500mm OX router using Openbuilds parts and plates by Chris Laidlaw
Build Author laurie Views 8854
Delta 3D Printer
This is a Delta build using 1610 ballscrews from China
Build Author Jose A. Molina Views 8850
The Roberta Clementine a proof of concept and progenitor to the series of printers I will be calling the Clementine Sisters. The printer is named after Pittsburgh Pirates baseball player Roberto Clemente. Although it is more accurate to say the printer is named after the school I work for which is named after Clemente the Roberto Clemente Charter School. http://www.myrccs.com Roberta is the first and not really built to last but instead built to test ideas and to produce the parts for successors
Build Author SandeepsCNC Views 8725
Raspberry Pi CNC Software
The main objective is to build a software which can completely run on a single board computer, Rasbperry Pi, to reduce the complete cost of building a cnc machine. The software is extensively tested and can be run on any raspberry pi 2/3 boards. With no G-Code dependency, you can do complex 3D relief carving to simple tasks with simple GUI based project development environment. Please go through the YouTube channel for more details https://youtu.be/8KOXqLpvscg
Build Author Jonathon Duerig Views 8700
Archivist Quill Book Scanner
This is a book scanner built out of aluminum extrusion. It is designed to get high quality scans without harming the book. It is not automated. You still have to turn the pages yourself.
Build Author Jake Fry Views 8681
Another (Mostly) Stock OX
For my first Openbuilds project, I decided to put together an OX CNC Router.
Build Author The Dude Views 8623
Flexible Axis Revolving Tool-holder
Drag knife and pen holder which mounts in spindle collet.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 8552
C-Beam® Double Wide Gantry Actuator
This easy to build actuator is configured to have not only strength, but accuracy! This low profile option offers endless possibilities, and we cant wait to see how this actuator is implemented in your build ideas!
Build Author jjcolletta Views 8543
Voxel OX Based Build
Building upon the great work done by Marshall Peck and others. I have started a new build.
Build Author mini li Views 8476
Textile machine bearing structures CNC engraving machine
With the textile machine bearing feel better strength, better durability 用纺织机轴承感觉强度要好一些，耐用性更好
Build Author BNMaker Views 8396
A minimalist 2-axis A2 sized laser diode cutter/engraver. Designed to give the most function using the very least number of parts at the lowest price.
Build Author Dave Hylands Views 8391
My build of the OX kit from SMW3D.com
Build Author Jesse Jenkins Views 8308
Hedron's build with Ooznest kit and Xylotex motors
A 3-axis flying gantry (4'x4') mechanical kit is assembled. A 3D printer is used to make cable chain for tidy and cheap wire management. A BeagleBone Black development platform with Machinekit software (LinuxCNC) is configured to control a Xylotex motor driver box connected to an Openbuilds Ox direct-drive pulley and belt motion system. A vacuum dust-collection system is designed, CNC-routed and installed. A steel table is made to mount the table onto.
Build Author Jim F Views 8277
Basing this build on the C-Beam machine XL on the parts store, but added a few things to make it more like the C-Beam XXLarge "Tank" by Dollarz81. Going with the Dewalt 611 instead of a water cooled spindle at first. May change down the road. Using a Panucat Gradus M1 controller with BigFoot drivers.
Build Author BinaryConstruct Views 8217
This printer is a design that has evolved over three years. The original goals of this project were to design a rigid printer that had a large print volume, 300mm^3, with easily sources parts and a minimum of complicated printed parts.
Build Author Beam Views 8208
DIY Flywheel Camera Slider
My take on a non affordable slider.
Build Author Mohammad Kokash Views 8161
CNC 1000x1000mm C-beam
inspired by http://openbuilds.org/builds/c-beam-sphinx.3605/
Build Author CDUH Views 8151
Somewhat Simple Lead screw conversion for an OX CNC
Somewhat Simple Lead screw conversion for an OX CNC.
Build Author gonzachus Views 8126
1000 x 1000 Workbee powered by X controller
A standard 1000x1000 Workbee powered by an X-controller using a Hitachi router
Build Author Scott Martinez Views 8112
This machine is a heavy duty, moving gantry style CNC router. It uses Teknic ClearPath servo motors driving ballscrews and linear rails. The machine has 36" x 48" x 19" of travel with about 7" of clearance below the gantry.
Build Author Jurgen Views 8097
laser add-on for C-Beam machine
3.8 W laser add-on for C-Beam machine. Can easily be swapped with the router.
Build Author Damian V-SLOT Poland Views 8090
Router Sled V1.1 V-SLOT
We want to present you the new design of the device which is Router Sled. The whole structure is made of aluminum elements and ensures good quality of the device. We used V-SLOT aluminum profiles and OpenBuilds accessories for the construction. The instructional video can be found on our YouTube channel (subtitles in English soon)
Build Author GDanger117 Views 8055
Gantry CNC - Decisions made only to change over and over.
This is my first CNC build. As per the norm, I went in with months of research, planning, and resource gathering tied neatly together with a solid plan. As the path went on, the plan continued to change to accommodate issues I hadn't counted on. But, at the end of the road, the project reached completion, and I learned a ton along the way!
Build Author Dexter Oddwick Views 8052
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 Ptiwee Views 7998
LR/BS CNC Router
An easy to source/easy to build, yet quite robust CNC router. This design has not yet be implemented.
Build Author wesner0019 Views 7951
HIGH POWER DC MOSFET (Relay)
High Power DC MOSFET
Build Author AK-Creation Views 7949
Controll Board for CNC Projects
The Echinus Team change the Firmware from "Teacup" to "Marlin". I use this board in my 3D Printer and it works very good! So I write a short report.
Build Author Naomi Wu Views 7914
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 wesner0019 Views 7890
12.5" x 12" Assembled Heated Build Plate
Custom build plate for 300mm x 300mm (12"x12"). The hole pattern is for the 20x60 V Slot
Build Author Mark Rehorst Views 7803
Ultra MegaMax Dominator CoreXY Printer
My self-designed and built, tall-format coreXY printer with 300 x 300 x695 mm print capacity.
Build Author Scotty Orr Views 7801
QuorXZ: A String-driven, Core XZ Printer
The QuorXZ doesn't magically appear. It's gestation takes time, careful attention, and requires many parts. However, when it is ready, a magical, mechanical instrument is born....(and when you finally say its name, it sounds a little bit like "corks").
Build Author OpenBuilds Views 7768
C-Beam® Tension XL Linear Actuator
Bringing your lead screw precision and accuracy to new lengths using a simplistic tension system!
Build Author Maxime Favre Views 7754
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 mathom713 Views 7720
27" by 40" CNC
DIY design and build of a roughing 2' by 3.5' CNC router
Build Author stargeezer Views 7705
OXilla - a 3ft x 3ft CNC Router/Mill - Goals are strength, power and speed
This will be an ongoing log as I build this machine. Name change by popular demand - at least a couple of us. :)
Build Author nickchnv Views 7686
Rigid Compact Desktop C-BEAM
This modified C-Beam, is a compact, powerful and affordable desktop CNC.
Build Author Ryan McCormick Views 7685
C-Beam Machine Bundle
Short description of my assembly and use of the C-Beam bundle from the Open Builds Part Store.
Build Author Jim_H Views 7668
Jim's C-Beam Machine Build
This machine is fantastic. Teamed up with Fusion 360, Inkscape, and GrblPanel, I'm well on my way towards making at least one Christmas gift this year. I had some frustrating times during the build, mainly with getting everything to go together square, but overall it was fun. I can see that I'm going to need to be a bit creative in order to max out the work area for this machine so that I can produce the product I bought it for, but it will be able to do so much more for me as well.
Build Author HuguesP Views 7554
Yet Another Chinese Linear Rail CNC, my first one, doing this mainly for the fun of building it more than using it.
Build Author griso Views 7546
Over 840 parts. Of whom around 450 are screws and nuts, more than 100 parts are printed on a 3D printer, the frame consists of about 60 components. There is nearly 40 electrical components connected with tens of meters of wires, most of them sleeved.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 7414
Work Bench Stand
Here is a nice little simple build that will help to free up some extra space on your work bench. If your like me you need all the room on your work station you can use, so this is great to have.
Build Author JWhitten Views 7291
Our OX CNC Router Project
Our version of the OX, a Cartesian CNC Router Build. 1,500 mm Y-Axis, 1,000 mm X-Axis, 300 mm Z-Axis - Lots of Fun!
Build Author Mike Campbell Views 7283
A large format, modular, rack and pinion build designed around OpenBuilds components.
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 7245
Spindle cooling setup
Cooling system for water cooled spindle.
Build Author Kyo Views 7244
Plate Maker V-slot Table
C-beam Plate Maker V-slot Table System to aid in clamping and setup of jobs.
Build Author RussB Views 7208
New 2 watt laser platform
Acro based 2 watt laser platform
Build Author Dantheman Views 7198
This unit is made with openbuild v-rail and c-beam. using direct drive with lead screws. Nema23 motors
Build Author arcrunner Views 7177
Workbee 1015 (50" wide by 30")
A Workbee able to cut 48"x24" material, built to continuously feed material so one can cut full sheets of ply.
Build Author andrew Adsit Views 7168
OX 1000mm Y Axis Upgrade
Expands y-axis to 1000mm. 1/2 day build.
Build Author DiggerJ Views 7154
Pink Panther - MendelMax variant
Taller and wider MendelMax 1.5 spinoff
Build Author Jonathon Duerig Views 7099
CNC Glass Grinder
This is a 1-Axis CNC Glass Grinder. It uses a hobby grinder to miter a precise angle on the edge of a piece of glass.
Build Author mikev Views 7073
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 PhotoSgt85 Views 7043
FLSUN Kossel 3D printer
A brief write up of the making of the FLSUN Delta Kit. This kit is based on an open source design. I had a need for a 3D printer without the desire to dive into another project, so a kit was the obvious way to go. I already have a delta printer in the works and so this is more of a stop gap in the interim.
Build Author fwm891 Views 7014
WorkBee 750x750 build
This CNC build is to help with some areas of my guitar builds - mainly inlays but some body work as well where appropriate. I expect it will be used for lots of other things once I get to know what it's capable of (sorry - what I'm capable of!).
Build Author kifla2704 Views 7000
Another C-Beam machine
This is basically a Sphinx variant with few changes of my own...hope it'll work.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 6978
Upgrading Your 3D Printer With Synchronous Leveling
Upgrading printers for Synchronous Leveling
Build Author LarsTveito Views 6965
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 Mohsen Abbasi Views 6858
Foldable Rainwater Collector
Realisation of my idea about a foldable collector for rainwater, which is light and easy to make. People around the world need water and can collect rain water with this collector. I made it for syria and all too.
Build Author David Florian Views 6850
Dual Extruders 3D Printer - Zidex Upgraded
How to build an Independent Dual EXtruder (IDEX) 3D printer from OpenBuilds parts.
Build Author Marco964 Views 6829
Lead CNC 1510 modified
This is an Openbuilds LEAD 1510, modified to supports a liquid cooled 1.5Kw spindle. The movements are made with lead screw on all three axes.
Build Author Huub65 Views 6813
My C Beam - NEMA 17 - GRBL- Arduino project
Cbeam machine. Using small stepper motors (NEMA 17) and Arduino controller. Try to get this working in de upcoming month.
Build Author Bridge Port Views 6812
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 Lindsey Lewis Views 6798
Update Eleksmaker with Openbuild eccentrics for X-Carriage
A simple approach to making the Eleksmaker A3 Laser build have a better functioning X-Carriage! Of course this assumes you bought an Eleksmaker A3 or plan to.
Build Author Krishnakumar Views 6760
Hobby OX CNC
This "hobby OX" CNC is built for multiple purposes such as cutting and engraving various materials, laser etching and cutting, etc... Its a great platform for hobby enthusiasts like me where this machine can be used for so many different purposes effectively and efficiently!
Build Author mirage335 Views 6753
Mega-sized Taz machine. Supports many tools (extrusion, laser, mill, etc) simultaneously.
Build Author Craig Anderson Views 6723
Delta without vertices
As this is a build in progress, I will update it as I progress.
Build Author dmasters Views 6721
DM C-Beam XXL Tank
1000mm x 1000mm C-Beam XXL CNC with external drivers and high torque Nema 23 motors, 2.2KW Spindle with VFD.
Build Author CNCGear Views 6718
The BlackBee CNC
Ball screw drive, linear rail CNC Kit
Build Author Rick 2.0 Views 6659
Minimalist Laser Platform
Minimalist laser platform built with Makerlink connectors and modified Nema 17 stepper mounts used as gantry plates.
Build Author dougsnash Views 6650
Another OX CNC Router
An OX CNC router using Blue OX Solutions gantry plates, a Bosch Colt router, and most of the remaining parts coming from Openbuilds parts store. Table has about 22"x55" cutting capacity and I am planning on a combination T-Slot and vacuum hold down system.