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Build Author Keith Davis Views 14929
While mimicing the frame platform of the popular Crealiy CR-10 and Ender series, the Vulcan MAX overcomes design weaknesses in both printers. Chief improvements are a more stable, rigid mounting of the Z frame and Z gantry.
KillerBee 1515 customized
Killerbee 1515 with modifications.
Build Author alex_b Views 14522
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.
OpenBuilds LEAD CNC Machine 1515 (60" x 60")
It began with creating an extremely rigid axis that incorporates a multi C-Beam Linear Rail system as well as precision lead screws coupled with a tension system for the absolute maximum in performance.
Build Author Retsaj Views 33485
Standalone Torch Height Controller for CNC Plasma Cutting
A Torch Height Controller helps improve plasma cut quality and can save a CNC Machine from crashing. This design doesn't require you to know electronics or need any custom circuits... Its plug and play! This is a COMPLETELY standalone controller with a built-in Driver powerful enough to run just about any stepper motor. (maybe a little to powerful for a NEMA17)
Build Author Mark Carew Views 148340
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 Ted Moyer Views 1706
LEAD 1515 HIGH Z MOD 4KW ER20 7.5 KW VFD
OLD Lead 1010 High Z Mod converted to Newest Lead 1515 with High Z mod, slimmer cbeam motor mounts, thrust bearings etc. Extended by original table out and upgraded my 1.5kw VFD and Spindle to 4kw ER20 Spindle and 7.5kw GT VFD
Lead 1010 First time build
First time build of the Lead 1010 CNC with the High Z add on.
Build Author OpenBuilds Views 11472
OpenBuilds Table Series
The OpenBuilds Table Series offers a modular table structure that grows with your needs.
Build Author 2SIsurf Views 2100
Hotwire cnc Surfboards
Xl 2 axis foam cutter Eps Surfboard blanks Simple open concept but high production machine. Shape 3d case with open builds controller
Large 'Double H-Bot' using Openbuilds 2040 v-slot
The aim of this design is to build a simple, cost effective (under $1000) and relatively compact large volume (m3) 3D printer that will use a pellet extruder to create art/design objects using shredded recycled plastics.
Build Author Jasont Views 1342
MY first CNC build
my first cnc build using the lead 1010 to build bigger and better!!
Sphinx 55 on MGN12 linear rails
My machine is a combination of the Openbuilds Sphinx 55, MGN12 linear rails knockoffs and custom made plates made by Chris Laidlaw
Build Author Frank Del Favero Views 2361
Portable self-contained Lead 1010 table
I have a two car garage NOT devoted to 3d printing or CNC. I have set aside a space for my 3d printer and a place to store my portable CNC table. The reason it’s portable is so that I wheel and can use my Lead 1010 outside where it won’t make a mess in the garage. The table is self contained. It houses a vac system as well as my CNC tools and supplies.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 21195
High Z Mod for Lead CNC
The High Z modification for the LEAD CNC brings your creative capabilities to new heights! With 8" of clearance this modification can be adapted easily to your existing LEAD CNC Router.
Build Author Rob Taylor Views 11876
M4: 1510SS Heavy Mk.I
A 1500x1200mm, 20mm rail and 1610 ballscrew, heavy-duty, four-axis gantry machine. As high speed as spindle power MRR will allow for. Approx 4 x 3 x 1ft travels, intermediate size between benchtop and floor-scale units. Aiming at $10-15k machine in the $3k region.
Build using standard parts as much as possible, Open Builds etc. To keep printer usable for more materials will be trying a heated bed with rotary elec union for the thermistor and power.
Shawn's Workbee 1510
Shawn's adventure in assembling and customizing the Openbuild's version of the 1500x1000 Workbee.
My Openbuilds Journey
I've learned a lot from building this machine, and had and will continue to enjoy using it. Let The CHIPS FLY!
Build Author Jay Almers Views 5181
FlashPoint CNC v1: 500mm x 1000mm 3-Axis CNC Router
My build is based on many different builds but pieced together into a unit specifically to suit my needs. The footprint, without motors, is around 500mm x 1000mm with a gantry height of around 250mm. I used a combination of C-Beam, for the linear transmission, and V-Slot for the base and gantry supports. Forged angle connectors were used for attachment and I utilized the C-Beam gantry cart kits with anti-backlash blocks for both Y axes, the X axis, and Z axis.
C-Beam XXLarge "Tank"
This is a modified build C-Beam XLarge. 1000mm C-Beam used for X and Y axis, and the Y Axis moves the X bridge, not the material being worked.
Build Author Dave420 Views 11992
OpenBuilds C-beam 15mm belt on 1500mm C-Beam.
OpenBuilds C-beam 15mm belt on 1500mm C-Beam.
Build Author BeTrue3D Views 18358
High Quality CoreXY with focus on quality and optimized printarea versus physical size of the printer.
Build Author Edgar Mata Views 8203
ME - Core XY 3d printer
I wanted to make my own Voron, so I made my own Voron,
Build Author Shaun Weitzel Views 2991
OpenBuilds Lead 1515
First build of a Lead 1515!
Build Author Keith Davis Views 7176
Upgrading Your 3D Printer With Synchronous Leveling
Upgrading printers for Synchronous Leveling
Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 3721
40x40 V-Slot Rod Type Linear Actuator
A Rod-type Linear Actuator based on the 40x40 V-slot profile
This small desktop machine is built inside a 300mm cube of 20mm extrusion. Work area is 14cm by 14cm. I used 400 step nema17 motors all around.
Build Author shanehooper Views 10142
SolidCore CoreXY 3D Printer
Modular and Scalable CoreXY Printer with all metal parts.
Build Author OpenBuilds Views 8274
C-Beam® Tension XL Linear Actuator
Bringing your lead screw precision and accuracy to new lengths using a simplistic tension system!
OpenPull From CNC Kitchen.. attempt
This project is a Pull tester for material testing or structural testing with stress (force) data logging, I don't have plans for strain logging but that might be down the road.
ME - Cloner 3d printer
I decided to start designing this printer, this will be my solution for a more rugged printer that you can use as workhorses...
Build Author Safetywrench Views 4112
OB Lead 1515 CNC Router 2021
Building the OB Lead 1515 was straight forward. The on-line OpenBuilds assembly videos were extremely clear and easy to follow. Initial build of this machine is with OpenBuilds BlackBox which simplified getting the electronics to work the first time. OpenBuilds staff are friendly and helpful.
Cheap chinese K40 laser upgrades, including 60x30cm working area, MKS or SKR controllerboard (smoothieware or marlin, not yet decided.) Light, psu and a bit more :)
Build Author nickchnv Views 8137
Rigid Compact Desktop C-BEAM
This modified C-Beam, is a compact, powerful and affordable desktop CNC.
Build Author obmilllivebuild Views 9177
Live OpenBuilds MiniMill -> MiniPrint/Laser Conversion Demo @ MRRF2019
Transformation of an OpenBuilds Mini Mill into a convertible 3D printer / CNC mill with interchangeable tooling. Maybe a bonus conversion TBD.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 68526
OpenBuilds Workbee 1510 (60" x 40")
The OpenBuilds WorkBee 1510 - 1500x1000 Belt Driven CNC Machine
LEAD 710 with High Z mod
Overview of a 700mm x 1000mm machine based on the LEAD design and with the High Z mod from the start. Will have a parts list you can use to build yourself if you like the formfactor
Build Author txcomp Views 4847
WorkBee 1010 "Get Rid of the Slop" Build
My goals for this build were to eliminate slop and flex while also allowing easy serviceability.
Very cheap CNC made from laser fired and bent parts.
LEAD 1515, HGH15, SFU1604 Ball Screw
Build Author Kyo Views 13352
A Sphinx build to inspire and encourage all those who want to get started with cnc to check out Opensbuilds line of machine bundles and hardware.
Build Author Quentin Karmark Views 2644
Laguna Swift 4X4 CNC mill retrofitted with OpenBuilds
Used Laguna Swift 4X4 CNC mill with Water-cooled Spindle and RichAuto serial pendant retrofitted with OpenBuilds/Blackbox/Interface
Build Author Wes Dwight Views 4914
Modified Sphinx 55 with MGN12 linear rails
Inspired by previous Sphinx builds by Sorin (w/ MGN Rails) and Kenneth's witthuhnCNC XKLBR-1S. I wanted to create a desktop unit that kept a minimal profile and neatly contained the PS, Controller, and all wiring, making it a singular unit that could be easily transportable (as it will be doing double duty at my home and at work)
Build Author ckgottabuild Views 1676
Lead CNC 1010 Platform and Rotating Laptop Mount
Moveable Lead CNC1010 build with handles on four corners. Everything fits on one sheet of cut out 4x8 plywood
Pro Light 1000 CNC Machining Center Rebuild
Replacing the Pro Light control box with a Open Builds BlackBox.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 60261
OpenBuilds Workbee 1010 (40" x 40")
The OpenBuilds WorkBee 1010 - 1000x1000 Lead Screw Driven CNC Machine
Build Author Stokrotka74 Views 4920
This is a Sphinx variation, aimed to minimize footprint and maximize workarea. Work in progress.
Build Author CNCGear Views 7001
The BlackBee CNC
Ball screw drive, linear rail CNC Kit
Build Author mathom713 Views 7826
27" by 40" CNC
DIY design and build of a roughing 2' by 3.5' CNC router
1.3m x 1.3m RF laser cutter
RF 100w laser cutter build, aluminium extrusion
Build Author Corey Corbin Views 3572
Ball Screw Carrier.
Create a ball screw carrier with out BF BK bearing blocks.
Workbee with Duet controller
Workbee 1010 with Duet controller from Ooznest
Build Author Mark Carew Views 10530
NEMA 17 Belt and Pinion Actuator
This Belt and Pinion actuator is a great example of how easy it is to convert your machine into a belt drive system.
Build Author Kyo Views 17876
This is going to be a Sphinx 1050 build. Starting off as a stock kit build using industrial electronics and opensource control software. Mods and upgrades to follow.
Build Author Jacob Lotter Views 20214
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 sebf34 Views 29075
OX Based cnc 3000 x 1500 Double belt
OX Based CNC
Build Author Marco964 Views 6951
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 Kims3DIY Views 15750
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 StrictlyScale Views 4847
Lead1010 Build with Enclosure
First time CNC builder puts together a Lead1010 machine.
INDY-TR12 CNC (12mm Diameter Lead Screws)
TR12x3 screws, M8 wheel sets, a draw built into the design, an electronics set built onto the kit, back brace to stop C-Beam twist.
Bored in the garage enclosure build
2 days to build Up and running some EMI issues but I think I have them resolved Big shoutout to the community
Vulcan Pro V2
Contains a further modification to Creality's poor CR-10 design
Build features include a double c-beam gantry (bonded & mechanically fastened), linear x rails, custom gantry end plates, a custom linear rail & ballscrew Z axis, and custom lead screw tensioning plates. The primary goal was to remove twist from the 1500mm gantry & stiffen the Z axis.
Build Author Bruce Walker Views 4831
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 inhan Views 19042
Openbuilds rovo laser mini(오픈빌드)
laser mini 20 * 40 OPENBUILDS base frame.(크기 412x455mm) laser mini 20*40 기본프레임입니다. 기존 여러부품을 사용한 제품보다 부품수를 줄이면서 최소한의 단가를 뽑을려고 디자인했습니다.. 기존대비 부품수 절반에 단가도 절반을 줄이면서 최적의성능을 내려합니다.
Build Author jeff johnson Views 4088
Getting more height out of the !510
Build Author Forestbird Originals Views 3211
Lead 1010 Build - Anything but stock.
This is a lead 1010 build that I wanted to have a little fun with. I purchased the whole Lead 1010 kit, and felt like studying a few shortcomings of the original to see if I can improve it or just have some fun with it.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 5515
A simple to assemble, super clean and safe PSU case solution that fits into the OpenBuilds wire management ecosystem
A new design of my based on a couple different machines I have seen both on openbuilds and youtube. In the end will have a and X/Y workspace of 1250mm x 1000mm and a Z axis range of about 200mm.
Acro 1010 with 10 watt Laser
Built a 32"x40" ACRO Kit for my 10watt Endurance Laser. Put it in a stand alone clamshell cabinet, added a 340cfm 6" fan and variable speed switch for the fan. Using LIght Burn for my primary software. It seems to be work well.
Build Author HuguesP Views 7629
Yet Another Chinese Linear Rail CNC, my first one, doing this mainly for the fun of building it more than using it.
Hey all looking forward to sharing this build, I’ve learned a lot reviewing many of these great builds.
Build Author Andrew Helsel Views 9852
MiniMill with DW611 and SmoothieBoard 4x v1.1
Build Author Neil Scott Views 1297
This will be my second CNC build but this time a proper CNC not a small desktop model that I played with for a while to learn Gcode, It was great but now its time to start playing with the big boys and girls.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 25444
OpenBuilds Sphinx 1050 (20" x 40")
The OpenBuilds Sphinx 1050 - 500x1000 Lead Screw Machine
Build Author SecretSpy711 Views 18069
Heavily upgrading my 1200x500 Shapeoko 2... ...er, wait, scratch that... Building an all new machine, roughly the same size, that should be more rigid than a Shapeoko 3!
My Workbee build
Workbee, 1000mmX750mm , from China
Build Author Fábio Pires Views 5499
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 tmadrms Views 4833
C-beam machine mods.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 21986
OpenBuilds Workbee 1050 (40" x 20")
The OpenBuilds WorkBee 1050 - 1000x500 Lead Screw Driven CNC Machine
Build Author MattR Views 11764
Fixed Gantry CNC Router with Old Industrial Supplies
I got lucky enough to purchase aluminum extrusions and linear motion components (and nuts/bolts/etc) at scrap metal prices when a bunch of industrial automation equipment was decommissioned. The only problem is that the aluminum extrusions are not metric sizes... they are the 1.5"x3" 80/20 series. It has presented a few challenges but nothing too bad.
Build Author Craig Hollabaugh Views 2986
Hyatt and My Journey to Tonehenge
I'm conducing guitar loudspeaker cabinet fabrication technique research (material type/thickness, mechanical joints, adhesives, etc) and how these relate to cabinet/speaker coupling and enclosure resonance with respect to psycho-acoustics. Basically, does one speaker cab sound better than another and why?
"Stung by the Bee" OB Workbee 1010 Build
This will be a build Log for my Open Builds Workbee 1010 Build. I will keep a full descriptive log of the build and make any notes in the hope that it will help other builders that decide they would like to build this machine.
Build Author recoush Views 6687
CoreXY 3D build one
an 8020 build with 1010 extrusion (1") Square tubing Rough size is 24x24x36 (600x600x900) The expected usable print area 21.5x21.5X32"roughly (510x510x760) An XY 3D printer with 3 extruders and 3 Z-axis 0.9 degree motors the table (Z-AXIS) will lift up to the XY Carriage on 3 12mm linear rod and 3 8mm Lead screw's Corexy designs complete and Z-axis build is started don’t have a 3D cad system yet so building my prototypes on a pcb layout tool
Build Author viktop Views 13450
Simple CNC Router (Nema17, V-slot 2040, Arduino, GRBL)
An OX-inspired mini desktop mill.
Build Author uwsdandt Views 11907
This is a build supported by Ooznest by a team of girls in Year 8 (12/13 years old) to machine model F1 cars for the F1 in Schools competition.
Build Author roadss Views 21356
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 KronBjorn Views 3094
WorkBee Lead 1010, Reduced Footprint, Nema17
This is a WorkBee 1000x1000mm with lead screws and Nema17's. It has a reduced footprint, with the geared Nema's inside the frame.
Black out Edition Workbee 1010
Thanks to all the Open Build elves that meticulously package and wrap all the little tiny parts and pieces. I have put in a request to get you people a raise..
Build Author Gerald Klein Views 10108
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 Bikes and Beer Views 3300
The Forever Project
Workbee 1010 Lead Screw with water cooled spindle and enclosure
Build Author Cosmosteel Views 3099
Clear Acrylic Dust Shoe
Attaches router with screw clamping. Clear Skirt is 2" long or can be made longer if requested. Works well keeping dust within the chamber. It can be made to fit shapeoko, ox cnc, workbee, xcarve, 6040, laguna,piranha, millright etc. with similar setup including Bosh, Makita , dewalt 611 routers or spindles.
Build Author patnap71 Views 4547
MEGADELTA, TLM CLONE with 500MM bed
All metal frame 500mm bed Delta 3D printer
OpenBuilds LEAD Machine 1010 40" x 40"
Openbuilds LEAD machine 1010 build
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 Doug Rowley Views 2998
My Workbee 1010
This is a workbee 1010 build using the mechanical parts from Open Builds. The electrical and electronic parts were from a prior build of a Root 3 CNC by Sailor Pete.
Build Author joetemus Views 4574
Shapeoko 2 Z-Axis Upgrade
This is a major redesign to the Z-axis of an otherwise stock Shapeoko 2.
Build Author Lumberjack Engineering Views 16953
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.