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Build Author jz321 Views 1713
OTiS (Off The Shelf) is 500mm cartesian CNC that can be built with all off the shelf parts from OpenBuildsStore. It features C-Beam actuators and a V-Slot frame.
Build Author RobSaunders Views 6075
Z-Axis for Laser Diode
Custom Z Axis for OptLaser 6watt and the Acro System
Build Author Rob Withoff Views 1629
Some enhancements of the basic mini-mill
Build Author Sprags Views 913
C-Beam Kyo Sphinx 10060
More stuff here.
Build Author Cheeze Views 869
32 Button Hand Pendant for the PlanetCNC Control Board
This project is for building a remote hand pendant for the Planet-CNC control board but could be adapted for many other projects. The pendant allows for machine control without being at the computer keyboard and the button functions on the pendant are defined by the user.
Build Author MrCalm Views 1182
Another Kyo inspired Sphinx
A 1000mm x 1000mm copy of Kyo's Sphinx
Build Author CLAUDIO MIKLOS Views 3059
ACRO 150 X 150 CM
Build Author spark2 Views 1340
C-Beam - Sphinx 1000x1000mm inspired by Kyo
A stable CNC Router that allows me to cut and carve bigger Parts. The Machine is an original Build from Kyo's Sphinx CNC Machine. Thanks for the great Work and the Effort Kyo. Your Files and Lists helped me a lot to build that Sphinx 1x1m.
Build Author HC.Carbo Views 3000
C_Beam Hammerhead 5x
setup for learning 5x
Build Author Naomi Wu Views 4173
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 bpatterson42 Views 818
Inverted Y C-Beam Machine
Similar to C-Beam Machine build, but with inverted Y-axis assembly to shield drive screw. Integrated XZ gantry can be fixed to any solid surface. Build dimensions are 36" x 36" x 6".
Build Author Denis Lapratte Views 1228
All metal Ox hybrid CNC Router Table
This is my second CNC build, but the first one that I design from the ground up. The base is all metal because I want to add Plasma facility later on. I used the Ox model for the gantry plates and made a few changes to adapt to my design. Since I wanted to use parts from my first CNC to save as much as possible, I kept the 5/8 Hi-Lead Screw I had from Roton for the Y and Z axis. I will also add a downdraft table to keep all parts tight on the table for cutting.
Build Author Daniel.korneliussen Views 1218
Reprap prusa mendel i2 Frankenstein 2018 build
Mad plumbers choice what Else can i say?
Build Author Camvec Views 2812
WorkBee CNC full kit 1500mm x 1500mm
This will be my first build ever! Looking forward to it , just gotta finish the new workshop first then I'm on it!
Build Author Elxiliath Views 1829
D-Bot Version B
D-Bot with a Replicate controller.
Build Author rkugler Views 1675
Miter Saw Stop Block
Just starting a miter saw stop system. Any suggestions appreciated.
Build Author CDUH Views 3731
Somewhat Simple Lead screw conversion for an OX CNC
Somewhat Simple Lead screw conversion for an OX CNC.
Build Author Dave Pyatt Views 1783
DaveP's Homemade CNC Project
Somewhere along the line sometime around February 2017 I got the bug in my head that I needed to build a CNC router. This is where I am today...
Build Author Rodrigo Gonzalez Views 997
The user will input a selection from a variety of pre-established drinks. The user will not need a glass, since it will be provided in the automation process. This completely eliminates the need for a bartender if an RFID purchase system is implemented.
Build Author Carl Siren Views 3190
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 Bill325 Views 729
One more life for a cube
Modify a Gen1 Cube printer into a small cnc router to cut pcbs and light (VERY light) milling work. Also easy to swap out the rotary head and mount a laser head for engraving.
Build Author Carl van Heezik Views 4151
C-Beam™ Machine for PCB milling
C-Beam Machine for PCB milling
Build Author HC.Carbo Views 2884
Horizontal MiniMill (x5)
The search for an affordable hobby 5 axis machine.
Build Author Chetan PM Views 1289
Gantry style rigid build
Build Author ShockingTops Views 1802
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 Sam Price Views 1961
Acros with customizations [WIP]
This is a work in progress ACROS build with new legs and wire tracks.
Build Author dynosaur Views 1507
C Beam Served
C Beam Machine built in a server cab. Hopefully this keeps every thing enclosed , clean and quite ?
Build Author jtaggard Views 12181
Modular DIY CNC Machine
This modular CNC machine is based on the OpenBuilds ACRO System, however I wanted something that did more than just laser engrave. So I designed my machine using the same style as the ACRO but with some upgrades such as an actual Z-axis and the ability for multiple tool attachments.
Build Author Lindsey Lewis Views 2538
CNC Mini Mill Build
CNC Mini Mill build with some mods after following standard build on Youtube video.
Build Author George Motichka Views 1418
I wanted a machine that could easily switch between 3D Printing and Laser Engraving
Build Author CandlerCustoms Views 1587
Candler Customs - Custom CNC Machine
Inexpensive Custom CNC Machine or swappable Laser Engraver utilizing OpenBuilds ACRO System
Build Author RJ_Make Views 1305
Fully Open Source Motorized Camera Slider Build Overview (OpenSlider)
This is a video were take a high level look at how I built up my version of a fully open source Motorized Camera Slider (OpenSlider)
Build Author Gerald Klein Views 5157
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 coxnugget Views 1217
Bedroom Builds (BrB) DIY CNC
So I am employed in the automotive industry and I walk by thousands of dollars of CNC products daily that are no use to me due to being a Technologist and not a machinist. So therefore with some research I found openbuilds and their great selection of products to build my own CNC. This CNC will consist of 4 axis one removable 360 degree axis for turning alongside a x axis table Y axis stationary gantry and a Z axis attracted to the Y axis linear actuator.
Build Author nc3dpw Views 6721
(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 GDanger117 Views 3210
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 JWhitten Views 9063
Build #2 - Bigger & Stronger
Large format CNC router with a 1500mm x 3000mm cutting envelope (5 x 10 ft) strong enough to cut wood and aluminum constructed from 20-series and 40-series aluminum extrusions. Complete Project Log w/ Pictures: https://goo.gl/photos/Co81AvGwVijE2zow9
Build Author Lindsey Lewis Views 3506
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 MidnightQuads Views 1663
Components- RAMPS, running marlin, Nema 17, All metal extruder, 600mm lead screws, 600mm 2020 aluminum extrusions, 12v 30a power supply, 12v LED strip, Typical endstops, 600mm 8mm linear rods, Bearing block for 8mm bearings, Openbuilds plates, wheels, and bearings, 500x500mm borosilicate glass plate
Build Author cory stafford Views 2156
Home built laser cutter
This is a laser cutter built with intent to use arduino as controller for a co2 cutting laser.
Build Author Daeg Views 880
First build - small scale
Using basic standard components, beams, motors, belt drive on x and y, z is a screw. Using Grbl Panel on Windows 10. Really basic router, had trouble getting the controller to turn on the router and set speeds so it is currently wired to a power bar switch so it runs full speed and I just use the switch to turn it on and off. Just getting x, y and z control working properly for now and likely going to switch the router to my dremel 4000 using a 3d printed mounting bracket I got from thingiverse
Build Author Tucstrlly Views 5083
Stainless OX Kit Build "Diamondback CNC"
A copy of the Stainless Ox by Martin Barfoed. Similar design, construction and control.
Build Author Terone Burgenheim Views 2835
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.
Build Author Terone Burgenheim Views 910
This build is my version of the CBeam machine. I opted to NOT use the Gussets, and instead went for the 40, and 60 mil angle brackets to cut the price back a little further. I started with the smoothieboard but decided it was still "too new" and very much experimental. This build took me a few (2-3) days to complete. The CBeams and Lead-Screws really make building things faster since you don't have to clamor over belts.
Build Author ZacharyB Views 1656
Arizona OpenBuilds MiniMill CNC
I ordered the OpenBuilds MiniMill from the OpenBuilds Parts Store http://openbuildspartstore.com/ They were out of Motors and Electronics when I ordered so I had to source these items elsewhere. But it turned out well doing it this way.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 9135
MakerSL MSL-8 OB Vise
Small Machining Vise designed around 20x80 Openbuilds Rail System
Build Author RobSaunders Views 7791
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 Spiffcow Views 7368
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 rcKeith Views 33181
Hot Wire 4 Axis CNC Foam cutter
This build uses drawer slides and thread rod to create foam wings and fuselages by passing a hot wire through the foam which makes very accurate shapes. I built a Radio Controlled SuperVC10 using foam but did have a cnc machine then so I had to make many templates to guide the hot wire. This inspired me to build a cnc hot wire cutter. Works really well and have made several RC models with it now
Build Author RussB Views 4356
New 2 watt laser platform
Acro based 2 watt laser platform
Build Author Metalguru Views 5559
Yet another build of an improved C-Beam Machine, improving stiffness, size, versatility, and strength without increasing costs much.
Build Author pek Views 2099
V-Slot Hand Cutting Jig
To help cutting v-slots with hand saw
Build Author alan richard Views 28108
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 SamKircher Views 4234
C-Beam Sphinx Vacuum
A modified 1000x1000 Sphinx, with a built in vaccum table.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 872427
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 Indieflow Views 75820
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 megashub Views 8927
K40 C02 Laser Rail System
An Openbuilds replacement rail system for the common eBay "K40" C02 Laser Cutter
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 4074
The MakerSL Customized OB Minimill
This is my interpretation of the OB Minimill, what I've changed so far, and what may continue to change as my requirements change.
Build Author rengelking Views 10891
Vacuum Forming Machine
Vacuum Former built with off-the-shelf parts, works perfectly every time!
Build Author Jinx117 Views 3530
V-Slot Linear Actuator Bundle
v-slot linear actuator build.
Build Author Tomas F Uribe Views 3278
2 1/2 axis CNC chassis. Convertible to plasma, 3D printer and welder. Currently used as router. Plotting table dim: X axis 620 mm, Y 650 mm, Z 100 mm. Created for teaching purposes, open source license, currently used for engraving ukiyo-e wood plates and printmaking
Build Author mcbuilder22 Views 8612
C-Beam "2" XLarge CNC Router
C-Beam 2XL CNC Router
Build Author ymilord Views 18632
C-Beam Rigid - 'The Hog'
C-Beam Machine baseline build. DW618 Spindle. SuperPID. Gcode Controlled Mist Coolant. Rigid Work Surface. NEMA 23 (425oz-in) Leadshine 4 Axis Stepper Driver. LinuxCNC (MachineKit) Tool Touch Off Probe.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 23749
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 Gary Caruso Views 18783
OX Heavy Duty Build
OX Heavy Duty, using Chrisclub plates, for 2080 X-Y and C-beam Z
Build Author Peter Van Der Walt Views 3380
The Almost Perfect 3 Way Mitre (with Angle Corner Connectors)
A quick and easy way to make a 3-way mitered corner using Corner Connectors
Build Author Dmknerr Views 2476
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 Lumberjack Engineering Views 11570
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.
Build Author Norm OKonek Views 4863
Large 3D printer 12"x12"x12" with heated bed
I want to have a printer to support senior projects. Also working on supporting 3D printing needs in the local community.
Build Author PhotoSgt85 Views 7622
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 Jim_H Views 6494
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 Hackscribble Views 18306
1000mm x 750mm OX with some planned enhancements. My first venture into CNC.
Build Author Hytech2k Views 29328
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 dodgenet Views 3666
Budget 1500mm OpenBuilds V-Slot Deltabot Build
This 1500mm tall Delta is a work in progress. The triangle corners are water jetted from 1" 6061 Aluminum, and are welded to 1" square tubing. The 1500mm OpenBuilds 20x20 V-Slot extrusions are held into the corner brackets by two stainless steel set screws per bracket. This printer will need to be reinforced with wall brackets due to the combination of height/materials.
Build Author BeTrue3D Views 13111
High Quality CoreXY with focus on quality and optimized printarea versus physical size of the printer.
Build Author Ronald van Arkel Views 11985
Upgrading the C-Beam machine
So we have new plates, stronger motors, belt drive reduction, but what should we do with them? In this article you might find the answer you were looking for as we took an “old” C-Beam machine and started to upgrade the X/Z body and added more torque and precision to the Z-axis.
Build Author Ken376 Views 1587
Welded project cnc first try
Kind of hard to see in this pic now lining up drive s and finishing framework
Build Author Schematix Views 115161
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 crystaldragon141 Views 3628
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 Jose A. Molina Views 3104
Reborn as the Soccer Pitch for our Robot Spider Soccer game - Robotics/Maker Club Teaching Cart
The Soccer Pitch for our Robot Spider Soccer game
Build Author Krishnakumar Views 4867
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 Jose A. Molina Views 4134
Remote Controlled Robot Spider(Teaching Tool)
This Project is meant to teach introductory robotics and arduino styled micro-controllers to HS and MS students.
Build Author uran Views 7664
TesseractXY (MendelMax 1.5 version)
History about making 3d printer.
Build Author semperfikurt Views 16172
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 ymilord Views 7241
Kyoujin Mk1 (C-Beam /w Rack & Pinion)
C-Beam based CNC with Rack & Pinion (for the X Axis) and lead screws (for the Y Axis)
Build Author zaxes Views 7646
Laser engraving machine
Second better project, high durable mainframe, silent work, non vibration.
Build Author Bridge Port Views 5081
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 Metalguru Views 8892
C-Beam Machine Too
C-Beam Machine upgrade using linear rails to increase machining size by 2.5 times and increase rigidity
Build Author boubouexpress Views 7414
3D Drucker sparkcube V1.1XL V-Slot™ Mini V Linear Actuator Bundle
sparkcube V1.1XL edit V-slot mini v linear
Build Author Jurgen Views 6122
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 Gabriel Faber Views 8496
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 Ken Utton Views 1958
My 5' by 5'
I have constructed frame out of 1 1/2" square tubing. Have my Y aces mounted. and awaiting parts.
Build Author Gerrald Views 3114
This build is to show what's possible as well with openBuilds! I use a single ArduinoMega and 5 separate stepper drivers (A4988). The LEDs are all NeoPixels. Collision 'detection' is all done within the code, so the endstops are only sensors I use in this build. I'm a self-employed video-artist and this is my first installation which just needs power and it runs (where I'm quite proud of). Normally my interactive installations take a long setup time, so this installation is a relief :)
Build Author Teflon4 Views 12324
TZ C-Beam Machine Plate Maker
A Modified and augmented Ooznest C-Beam Machine Plate Maker.
Build Author Dave Ashley Views 5926
My Second CNC
In short...this was a fun project.
Build Author Florian Bauereisen Views 3815
Dust Boot and Holddown in one
only 2 screws to hold down even bent sheet material and vaccum dust removal in one
Build Author rc3105 Views 5131
C-Beam Plate Machine
My first openbuilds submission, plain old c-beam machine. Seems like I've spent more time fighting the forum here redirecting in circles than actually building the machine. I'll try to add more pics if I ever find a path out of this corn maze...
Build Author Julius Views 6209
The "Hand" CNC (or OXCarve)
more to come, please follow along the journey!
Build Author Peter Oakes Views 28305
The Bull Dog, A RoverCNC OX based 1500mm x 1500mm CNC - Tutorial build
I have based this build on the OX build so I will not be going into too much detail of specefic assembly modules as they asre so well covered by Mark Carew already, but will go through the complete build on video. I will be addig additional tutorials on steppers and the other electronic parts as needed though as this project is sponsored by RS Components in the form of most of the Electronics and this is also the key focus of my YouTube channel www.youtube.com/c/thebreadboardca.