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Build Author Nomad1 Views 54
Black Box/ Power supply brackets
This items are so cool that they need to be together, so I decided to create brackets that connect both pieces together
Build Author Mark Carew Views 30478
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 SOA Views 19237
GridBot Two: Powerfully Simple
Core XY, sensor-less homing, integrated camera, touch screen, pi, 32-bit controller, fast, quiet, beautiful prints. 300 x 300 x any build volume. Just change out the Z lead screws, rods, and four pillars. Total BOM around $700 USD. Build time around 4 hours.
Build Author BooTec Views 13632
DIY CNC Machine
In this project, I show you how I built my DIY CNC machine. All moving parts of the DIY CNC router are running on ball bearings while the structural parts are made with natural materials, namely birch plywood and solid beech wood.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 88540
V-Slot® NEMA 17 Linear Actuator Bundle (Lead Screw)
Example model of lead screw driven actuators for your next project!
Build Author Spiffcow Views 11658
Large inexpensive build that can cut a 4x8 ft sheet with room to spare. Can be built using only a 3D printer and standard parts -- no special CNC'd plates required.
Build Author Quinnthouzand Views 643
Mustardo - The Mustard Bot
The goal for this bot is to lay down mustard on sausages and burger patties in a smooth and sexy way that looks good for the camera.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 6731
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 Greg Wroblewski Views 7028
Acro Pick And Place Machine
This is a machine for placing SMT components on PCBs. It is based on Acro system, off the shelf parts, and a number of custom 3D printed elements.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 955225
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 that-jim Views 4102
LINEAR RAIL SPHINX 55 (Blue OX plates)
Machine based on Sphinx 55 built with linear rails.
Build Author Kenneth Witthuhn Views 3968
Openbuilds CNC (witthuhnCNC XKLBR-1S)
Based on the popular C-beam / V-wheel design, with the largest available work area, relative to machine size. Screw driven with anti-backlash, integrated drag chains, Carbon fibre gantry plates, Openbuilds BlackBox Controller (USB), Transformer & kill switches, with internal wiring, limit switches & Nema 23 motors.
Build Author Moag Views 82025
C-Beam Machine XLarge
A rigid and wide format, plate and carving CNC.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 45976
V-Slot NEMA 23 Linear Actuator (Lead Screw)
Learn to build a super strong nema 23 lead driven linear actuator
Build Author Gabriel Faber Views 9468
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 sausagePaws Views 1698324
DIY Embroidery Machine V2
My second attempt at an affordable sewing machine embroidery add on. This one uses readily available electronics modules and 3D printable parts where possible.
Build Author Joe F Views 2958
Rack and Pinion Cartesian Mill
This is a rework of a previous build I did on here, a mostly printed cartesian CNC. Initially intended to just be an update to that, but so many things changed including the linear motion and every single part has been modified significantly that I felt as though it deserved a whole new build.
Build Author Schematix Views 128384
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 Mark Carew Views 37706
OpenBuilds Workbee 1010 (40" x 40")
The OpenBuilds WorkBee 1010 - 1000x1000 Lead Screw Driven CNC Machine
Build Author Mark Carew Views 44231
OpenBuilds Workbee 1510 (60" x 40")
The OpenBuilds WorkBee 1510 - 1500x1000 Belt Driven CNC Machine
Build Author OpenBuilds Views 2563
The idea is to make a simple effective ventilator, studying the concept of using a simple push process with and actuator.
Build Author RegPye Views 1266
Plasma CNC machine
The plasma CNC that I have built has a water table that measures 1350mm x 650mm. The water is flooded onto the cut area while cutting and recycled around with a pump. This is to reduce smoke, cool the metal being cut to reduce distortion and also to keep sparks to a minimum. Most of the machine has been made from aluminium , the frame and table from steel, the water table, stainless steel.
Build Author petethepig Views 5764
OpenBuilds ACRO Z Axis
Z-Axis for OpenBuilds ACRO system. It is sturdy enough to carry a small drill.
Build Author gonzachus Views 6040
1000 x 1000 Workbee powered by X controller
A standard 1000x1000 Workbee powered by an X-controller using a Hitachi router
Build Author Tristen Poliseno Views 432
Back and forth rail mechanism
I have the whole description and all the details in the "Body" section!
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 15812
Openbuilds Table Top 50w Co2 Laser Cutter/Engraver
DIY build of a Co2 Laser cutter/engraver 12x24 working area.
Build Author Bruce Walker Views 1760
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 Alexander Leiser Views 1659
Paintbot painting cnc
Custom painting machine in designed and wrote the software for. Paintings are with acrylic color on canvas
Build Author romamaker Views 766
Z Axis for ACRO
Created a small Z axis for the ACRO motion system. I wanted to more easily adjust the height of the laser to accommodate various thicknesses of material, without having to manually loosen screws to adjust. Also wanted to be able to vary the height for multiple cutting passes on some materials. Try to stick to a similar aesthetic as the original ACRO system and plates.
Build Author Adam Filipowicz Views 4483
RRP - Roller Rack Pinion System
Current progress uses existing openbuilds bearings, but also uses 8mm shafts (custom)
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 11644
MakerSL MSL-8 OB Vise
Small Machining Vise designed around 20x80 Openbuilds Rail System
Build Author Mark Carew Views 10108
C-Beam® XLarge Linear Actuator
This OpenBuilds C-Beam XL actuator is the backbone of a lot of the awesome builds put together by the OpenBuilds community
Build Author Sam Price Views 3013
Acros with customizations [WIP]
This is a work in progress ACROS build with new legs and wire tracks.
Build Author Forestbird Originals Views 1672
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 Martin.Barfoed Views 1064
40x40 V-Slot Rod Type Linear Actuator
A Rod-type Linear Actuator based on the 40x40 V-slot profile
Build Author Robert Kofoed Views 558
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 uran Views 10537
TesseractXY (MendelMax 1.5 version)
History about making 3d printer.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 1239
MakerSL MSL-65 Manual Coffee Grinder Stand
I know this build is a little off category here at OB, but I wanted to share it with the community (as well as other coffee lovers) and show however vast the possibilities are when OB hardware is involved. This is a powered stand intended to operate a manual coffee grinder. It is compact, light, portable and uses simple drive components (B&D Cordless Screwdriver). I will post two version, V-1 (Beginner skill level ) and V-2 (Intermediate skill level). Both accomplish the same results.
Build Author David Florian Views 3018
Dual Extruders 3D Printer - Zidex Upgraded
How to build an Independent Dual EXtruder (IDEX) 3D printer from OpenBuilds parts.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 202690
C-Beam® Machine - Plate Maker
This C-beam Machine is an in affordable CNC plate maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author ymilord Views 42416
FARM OX (Four Axis Rotary Machine)
Four Axis Rotary Machine (FARM) OX. Equipped with a X,Z,A & C Axis.
Build Author DylanWarrick Views 2036
Sim Racing rig
Made with OpenBuilds 2020 and 2060 material/brackets/hardware. Simlabs wheel deck. Fanatec DD wheel base/wheel/pedals NRG seat Sim racing studio wind simulators Few 3D printed brackets/caps/cable holds
Build Author Darren Dickson Views 973
3D printed CNC Machine
So I thought I would make the Leon van den Beukel version three 3D printed CNC Machine, it is the third incarnation so you would expect a relatively bug-free CNC Machine with a strong foundation.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 26910
A quiet, 8inx8in build area, Cartesian printer with permanently level bed. This is a compact, solid, inexpensive printer that will reliably print any type filament for thousands of hours while you sleep, fish, or play ball in the park.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 20773
OpenBuilds Sphinx 55 (20" x 20")
The OpenBuilds Sphinx 55 - 500x500 Lead Screw Machine
Build Author Mark Carew Views 16571
OpenBuilds Sphinx 1050 (20" x 40")
The OpenBuilds Sphinx 1050 - 500x1000 Lead Screw Machine
Build Author SecretSpy711 Views 13337
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!
Build Author linmag Views 13997
C-beam Machine - Modesty
Modified C-beam Machine. Taller (30 cm) C-beam uprights in gantry, and longer 750 mm frame in Y direction. XL gantry plate on X (and Z?). Y will have additional 700 mm SBR16 rails as extra support and slightly raised bed to fit above stepper motor. Approx. machinable area of 370 x 370 mm.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 7368
V-Slot™ Nema 23 Linear Actuator (Belt Driven)
This example build shows how easy it is to make a linear actuator using a few OpenBuilds Parts.
Build Author Shelby Teknologies Views 2945
Pick and place
Openbuilds Pick and Place using ideas from OpenPNP Frame work is from the Openbuilds Part store using 1000mm C beams and vslot 40x40 for support Surface is 3/4 " Particle board
Build Author Fábio Pires Views 4279
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 megashub Views 13416
K40 C02 Laser Rail System
An Openbuilds replacement rail system for the common eBay "K40" C02 Laser Cutter
Build Author Mark Carew Views 6420
Nema 23 Belt and Pinion Actuator
This easy to build and effective system can take your builds to the next level! This design is strong and accurate and could be the solution/upgrade that you've been looking for!
Build Author Mark Carew Views 4884
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 Mark Carew Views 5266
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 Mark Carew Views 4895
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 Mark Carew Views 75895
V-Slot™ Mini V Linear Actuator
Learn to build the V-SLOT Mini V Modular linear Actuator System and create all kinds of cool machines!
Build Author Mark Carew Views 92839
C-Beam™ Linear Actuator
Here are a few helpful C-Beam actuator ideas that will help you get a start on your builds
Build Author tmadrms Views 2119
C-beam machine mods.
Build Author RobSaunders Views 11269
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 Mark Carew Views 13886
OpenBuilds Workbee 1050 (40" x 20")
The OpenBuilds WorkBee 1050 - 1000x500 Lead Screw Driven CNC Machine
Build Author MattR Views 6832
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 1861
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?
Build Author rkugler Views 3199
Miter Saw Stop Block
Just starting a miter saw stop system. Any suggestions appreciated.
Build Author mjenkins5720 Views 901
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 alan richard Views 34851
An enclosed cube shaped 3D printer using CoreXY motion. Fabricated from V slot extrusion, standard extrusion, aluminium plate and acrylic sheet using basic workshop tools. Using standard RAMPS/ Reprap electronics. Technically a 'Repstrap' currently used to build a true 'Reprap'
Build Author reef Views 4738
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 Cortellini Views 1997
The FEEDBACK FRACTAL Build
The Feedback Fractal Project (Project) - building "A Monument For Our Time." As its intent is to build a monumental sculpture, the Project will produce an object d'art. Yet, once begun, the Project has evolved a life and character of its own. I continue to follow the thread woven by the materials, the processes, and the people that come to it and in the end the work will not only be a faithful rendition of an image and a concept, it will also be a tapestry of the story of its making.
Build Author Ryan Lock Views 69199
WorkBee CNC Machine
The WorkBee is our latest CNC Machine and is a culmination of all our experience, feedback, and suggestions from selling the OX CNC Machine over the past 2 years. The WorkBee is capable of accurately cutting foams, woods, plastics or aluminum at depths greater than 25mm to 0.2mm accuracy or greater.
Build Author Joe Young Views 7031
Rack and Pinion (Death to Belts)
Low profile rack and pinion linear actuator design
Build Author viktop Views 9822
Simple CNC Router (Nema17, V-slot 2040, Arduino, GRBL)
An OX-inspired mini desktop mill.
Build Author T4Concepts Views 40349
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 James Evanko Views 2329
Laser Displacement Golf Ball Scanner
Getting an accurate scan of a golf ball can be difficult with general-purpose 3D scanners. This purpose-built golf ball scanner uses a very accurate Keyence LK-081 laser displacement sensor with an Open Builds linear actuator for the vertical axis and a Sherline CNC rotary table for the turntable. Scan detail is determined by the sample step size and can be set arbitrarily based on desired scan time.
Build Author HC.Carbo Views 5276
C_Beam X5L Hybrid_Tank
classic router with a ab table
Build Author LukasK Views 11817
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 pek Views 53141
Prusa i3 Bear Upgrade V2
Stronger frame for Prusa i3 MK2(s), MK2.5 and MK3 3D printer
Build Author roadss Views 16892
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 nc3dpw Views 10778
(Portable) Large Format 3d Printer 4ft square frame. Build Volume 36in x 36in x 36in
Large format printer build based off successful small Corexy. I figured it could be scaled to large format and be portable. Portable meaning by removing a few pieces it could effectively be rotated out of a standard door frame.
Build Author RobSaunders Views 8611
Z-Axis for Laser Diode
Custom Z Axis for OptLaser 6watt and the Acro System
Build Author Todd Brous Views 1616
Modified Acro with build plate, Z-axis and OPT Laser
Modified Acro for laser engraving. Extra height and and a sturdy build surface for part fixtures, custom mount plates, OPT Laser, and a Z-Axis.
Build Author RV6APilot Views 2129
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 CNCMD Views 10089
Heavy Duty build with 1605 Ballscrew and Linear Rail
Build Author Stan Howe Views 1214
Bee the Boss
The frame of the CNC is going to to Bee a basic Work Bee with maybe 1 modification to the spoil board attachment. This will be located on a custom bench housing the electronics and vacuum. I plan to install Stepper online steppers, drivers, power supplies, and break out board. I will add a 1.5 KW water cooled spindle, with a radiator. The fans from the radiator will pull air from a filtered enclosure for all the electronics.
Build Author Xxztrexxx Views 2062
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 MarkM_NJ Views 15062
My very first openbuilds cnc machine. Followed along DaztheGas's Spartacus build.
Build Author Cortellini Views 3088
the Feedback Fractal project
The Story of the Scecina Memorial High School 1510 BUILD will unfold through a series of 10 minute Episodes. Each episode will consist of video showing how to assemble some aspect of the 1510 overlaid with a discussion about Technology, Art, Philosophy... and Life the Universe and Everything. Episode two is soon to follow. If sufficient interest ensues, the episodes may continue beyond the building of the 1510 to relate its use in the making of the Art.
Build Author crystaldragon141 Views 4298
Rostock TETRA V0
This is an experiment to build a Linear Delta Printer using four towers instead of three. Primary reasons: 1. Build area is roughly cubic vs roughly cylindrical 2. Greater speed and precision from additional control provided by fourth tower. 3. Symmetric kinematics from even number of towers.
Build Author Srđan Marković Views 1913
I am satisfied with my build and next one will be even better.
Build Author joetemus Views 11388
K40 ACRO Conversion
A K40 to ACRO Co2 laser cutter build. Designed and built to expand the work area of the K40
Build Author Gerald Klein Views 7426
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 RoosterTX Views 2917
Lead CNC build, Mansfield, Texas - BUILD COMPLETED WITH REVIEW OF THE KIT
The machine is a stock Lead CNC, with the Black Box controller and StepperOnline 269oz NEMA 23 motors. I'll be using the DeWalt 611 from Openbuilds, as well.
Build Author Metalguru Views 10218
C-Beam Machine Too
C-Beam Machine upgrade using linear rails to increase machining size by 2.5 times and increase rigidity
Build Author Shelby Teknologies Views 1186
Pick and place
Pick and place based on the Openbuilds ACRO 20x20
Build Author Ryan Lock Views 104535
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 Metalguru Views 2974
WorkLead, no wait, LeadBee, naw... WoodWorker
Improvements on the Lead machine using some Workbee parts
Build Author Christian James Views 3738
Workbee "style" 1010 cnc
This build is based on the Workbee 1010 CNC. It is not a kit build and is much the same as the original but with some significant changes made here and there as the build progresses.
Build Author TurfnSurf Views 2929
DIY C-Beam CNC
Theoretical Working Area: 360x360x75mm Actual Working Area: 300x300x75mm Will Update Later
Build Author Doug Rowley Views 2222
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 pedrofernandez Views 9086
The Franken Forty
This is a K40 machine conversion!!
Build Author Rob Taylor Views 9108
Portable Diode Laser Cutter
Integrating custom machined components and off-the-shelf CNC components to create a portable diode laser etcher with air assist and reasonably substantial z-axis travel.