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Build Author Mark Carew Views 153668
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!
A Sphinx Linear rail build (600mm x 600mm) hence the title Sphinx66. Plates supplied by Chris Laidlaw. Linear rails used MGN15
Build Author Yanou Fishel Views 5035
Beefed up Minimill
A beefed up minimill, ready to gnaw on some aluminum! HG15 linear rails, a thick heavy column, bellows and easy fixturing and tramming.
Build Author Moag Views 103129
C-Beam Machine XLarge
A rigid and wide format, plate and carving CNC.
Build Author OpenBuilds Views 12610
OpenBuilds Table Series
The OpenBuilds Table Series offers a modular table structure that grows with your needs.
Build Author 2SIsurf Views 2594
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
Build Author Mark Carew Views 21992
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 wackocrash5150 Views 14118
45W CO2 Laser Build
A co2 laser build that is heavily inspired and based quite a bit off Pedro Fernandez' 50w co2 laser build. This is my first build post so, bare with me.
Build Author that-jim Views 32428
LINEAR RAIL SPHINX 55 (Blue OX plates)
Machine based on Sphinx 55 built with linear rails.
Build Author alex_b Views 14812
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.
Laser Rotary Tool / Attachment
Rotary attachment to engrave cylindrical objects on laser machines
Build Author Retsaj Views 35984
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 Cam Garrett Views 725
Sturdy Motorized Photographic Copy Stand
i would like to build a sturdy motorized photographic copy stand. i have hobbled together a hand crank version using a used umbrella pole but it is not suitable as it is awkward and wobbly.
Build Author that-jim Views 3103
Z-Axis Upgrade For My Sphinx
Z-Axis Upgrade For My Sphinx
Photogrammetry 3d Scanner
A mid-sized version of a Photogrammetry 3D Scanner.
Build Author Spark Concepts Views 69284
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 deltajegga Views 6968
probably as big as you'd want it...
Build Author Ted Moyer Views 2134
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
Build Author boutrous Views 5918
Laser Rotary Attachment
Build Summary updated after parts list completed
Filament winder ( carbon fiber )
Carbon fiber filament winder
Build Author Neil Rosenberg Views 32320
Dash-X 3D Printer: Innovative design
Cross-beam Cartesian 3d printer with dual master/slave lightweight fiberglass drive shafts, BMG style extruder with Bowden (Capricorn) tubing. Hot end is Creality Ender 3 style with two fans and BLTouch for autoleveling. Filament runout sensor is also included.
1010 with linear rails
Has a 700 by 700 cutting area and is very stable
THE BIG GREEN MACHINE
1500*1500*1900 (xyz) Biocomposite Pellet 3D printer
Dedicated Compact Rotary Axis Laser Engraver
Compact Dedicated Rotary Axis Laser Engraver
Build Author Jason @ MCC Views 5795
QueenBee Pro CNC Router and Lathe
A 1000x1500mm QueenBee Pro with a 4th Axis Rotary attachment/Lathe Bed.
Build Author nc3dpw Views 17593
(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 tarekhassan2030 Views 2507
Home build from A to Z
I made this from A to Z at home by myself with reading and watching tones of videos. 50 cm X 50 cm but I get 40cm x 35 cm as a real workread
Build Author BNMaker Views 8830
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 viktop Views 18821
Simple Cnc System (arduino Grbl)
Arduino powered simple CNC system using GRBL firmware. Designed to give the most function using the very least number of parts at the lowest price.
Build Author ahayden Views 22421
C-Beam Prefab Untitled
The C-Beam Prefab Untitled is designed as the cartesian compliment to the C-Beam XL. With the exception of requiring a couple more 1000mm C-Beams and lead screws, the build requires a minimum of additional parts. The primary intention of the build is to maximize the cutting envelope while still staying within the sweet spot for C-beam rigidity. This design can easily be modified and allows for further custom structural components to be cut with the initial build platform.
Build Author Indieflow Views 104777
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 Troy Joachim Views 12565
Prusa i3 Bear IDEX
Remix of the Prusa i3 Bear with added IDEX
Build Author Rob Taylor Views 12393
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 Author James Archer Views 11031
Archer - An extendable all metal 3D printer
This is an all metal build using OpenBuilds V-Slot linear rails to produce a high quality and cost effective 3D printer. The printer is designed to be scalable for your desired build area and can utilize high quality hotends with 16mm groove mounts such as E3D.
Build Author PCBman Views 5642
A desktop Cartesian CNC router
Build Author OpenBuilds Views 6894
Simple Swing Arm Build for the Modular Table Series. Create a simple vacuum swing arm that swings over your machine keeping your vacuum hose and router cord, etc. up and out of the way
Build Author blterry1 Views 14628
The Beeline CNC
Here are the instructions to build the Beeline custom CNC router table.
New Workbee Z Axis
Hopefully an upgrade of the Z axis of the Workbee.
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.
Build Author Lindsey Lewis Views 7020
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 cdsmith12 Views 20291
The Plastic Beast CoreXY Printer
In my opinion, this is the easiest and most complete tutorial to walk you through building a large platform 3D printer and the Sketchup File is included for you to make any changes needed.. The Plastic Beast is a CoreXY Printer with a build platform of 440mm square. You can print 600mm or about 23 inches diagonal. Any level of user from novice to expert should gain something from my tutorial.
Build Author Scott Martinez Views 8756
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 Jay Almers Views 5366
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.
Build Author Serge E. Views 57375
myOX : a 4' x 2' OX CNC with potential
This is the story of me building myOX - my version of the "ideal" OX. I want a machine which can route/mill at least 4' wide and as long as I can feed through (don't be shy, think "infinity") as well as going deep on multiple faces - manual 4th axis. I have loads of ideas to take myOX towards that goal and way beyond. Time will tell. Just follow along through this build and possibly a few others along the way ... Check out my OXCalculator : let your computer figure out your BoM
This started as an attempt to learn to weld and quickly took on a life of its own.
Build Author Frank Gore Views 5842
A custom Delta printer for large projects with any filament that still retains speed and accuracy, all within a 15 amp/110VAC power budget. Based on Johann's Mini Kossel design.
Build Author M1dn1ghtN1nj4 Views 6613
This is a heavily modified system based on the RatRig V-Cast. Lots of personal touches, and a LOT more to come!
Build Author winand Views 14590
YAOP (Yet Another Openbuilds Printer)
Yet Another Openbuilds Printer, my version :-P
Build Author sgspenceley Views 166084
Linear Rail CNC Machines
A CNC build using linear rails & lead screws.
Build Author Edgar Mata Views 10035
ME - Core XY 3d printer
I wanted to make my own Voron, so I made my own Voron,
Build Author Mark Carew Views 111468
V-Slot® NEMA 17 Linear Actuator (Belt Driven)
Quick and Simple V-Slot Gantry System. This example build shows how easy it is to make a linear actuator using a few OpenBuilds Parts. You can mount this system an many ways so be sure to download the example models.
Build Author tshilling Views 26153
K40 12x24in rebuild (In Original Case)
Rebuilt the internals of a K40 to allow for a 12 x 24 in cutting area while reusing the same external case and not touching the laser tube.
Another C-Beam machine
This is basically a Sphinx variant with few changes of my own...hope it'll work.
Build Author ymilord Views 51281
FARM OX (Four Axis Rotary Machine)
Four Axis Rotary Machine (FARM) OX. Equipped with a X,Z,A & C Axis.
Build Author HPB Views 37178
A simple XY laser engraver/cutter
A simple low-cost XY plane laser engraver/cutter inspired by the Much 4 laser build, with minimal parts and assembly time. Uses standard off the shelf components in almost 90% of the build with the exception of the axes motor and wheel mounts which need to be 3D printed.
Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 3872
40x40 V-Slot Rod Type Linear Actuator
A Rod-type Linear Actuator based on the 40x40 V-slot profile
Build Author shanehooper Views 10523
SolidCore CoreXY 3D Printer
Modular and Scalable CoreXY Printer with all metal parts.
Stabilus 3d Large Format Printer Kit
Stabilus 3d Large Format Printer Kit
Build Author crypt-tek Views 30483
My first 3D printer build. It is almost complete and will be posting the first completed print shortly. I still need to mount the print spools and a couple other odd ends to complete this.
Build Author Mike Campbell Views 7766
A large format, modular, rack and pinion build designed around OpenBuilds components.
Build Author Tom Dirriwachter Views 5901
3DS Cube 3 Modular Extruder
How to modularize the 3D Systems Cube 3 extruder nozzle.
Build Author Gary Caruso Views 1088
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.
PnP 4 axis small/fast machine
You need some mechanical and electronic experience. This is NOT a novice undertaking! a familiarity with linux a plus (but not necessary). Basic woodworking and metal fabrication a big plus as well.
Build Author nickchnv Views 8456
Rigid Compact Desktop C-BEAM
This modified C-Beam, is a compact, powerful and affordable desktop CNC.
Black gear 1500X3000
My cnc update and rebuild.
GIGAWATT 2.1 LASER CUTTER
Progetto di un laser CO2 da 50w Autocostruito, con scheda di controllo MKS Sbase v.1.3 Firmware Smoothieware versione CNC Struttura realizzata con profili T-slot 20x20 e 20x40
1000mm x 1000mm linear rails, double gantry, build in Process... more to come
Build Author Steve Hall Views 2503
Cartesian Style Build UK
Another Cartesian style build with parts from the UK, US & China.
Build Author lekey Views 3863
Modular Desktop Vacuum Former
This is a small desktop vacuum former that can be connected to a shop-vac and an electric heat source (like a grill for instance). You can control the time each appliance stays turned on, and the vacuum is automatically turned on when the tray is placed on top of the model. The vacuum table is 20x20cm wide, and I've tested it mostly with 1mm thick PET sheets.
Build Author txcomp Views 4970
WorkBee 1010 "Get Rid of the Slop" Build
My goals for this build were to eliminate slop and flex while also allowing easy serviceability.
KRE CO2 2x4 Laser
Large Format CO2 Laser Cutter
Very cheap CNC made from laser fired and bent parts.
Build Author shanehooper Views 23968
Workhorse 3D Printer
Large 600mm x 350mm x 350mm Build Volume with lead screw driven motion. The printer build has a moving gantry and fixed heat bed. Open Source
A very affordable CNC routing
In progress CNC, (just design for the momment), I want to get some feedback about the design and the possible flexion of the aluminum profiles chosen
Build Author Superslinky Views 7927
K40 Laser Build (Major Changes)
Major K40 Laser Mod
Build Author Marshall Peck Views 76076
Voxel OX - Extendable 3D Printer and CNC Platform
An open source 3D printer design with a sturdy V-Slot frame
Build Author CNCMD Views 15448
Heavy Duty build with 1605 Ballscrew and Linear Rail
Build Author Wes Dwight Views 5080
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)
Custom push cart for CNC machines
I’m custom building a push table / cart for my cnc machines mostly out things I already had in my garage. Using a gray push utility cart as the main body and building around that.
Build Author Said Views 15919
Here is my Project A CNC 3000 mm by 1500 mm, with a 2.2kW spindle collet ER25 and 4 stepper motor nema 23 425oz-in. The purpose being to have a large work surface for a minimum cost.
LR/BS CNC Router
An easy to source/easy to build, yet quite robust CNC router. This design has not yet be implemented.
Rotary axis for Workbee
Adding a rotary axis to the Workbee 1010. Including height modifications to the Workbee.
Add more V-Slot to my Makerfarm 10" Prusa i3v
Upgrade my 5 year old Makerfarm printer to use more V-Slot
Build Author mathom713 Views 7917
27" by 40" CNC
DIY design and build of a roughing 2' by 3.5' CNC router
Build Author Corey Corbin Views 3769
Ball Screw Carrier.
Create a ball screw carrier with out BF BK bearing blocks.
This build will use 1/2 inch copper water pipe as the primary material for all structural parts. As of now my intent is a cartesian design drawing from a few popular printers. I'm going to use the least amount of printed parts as possible and locally source as much as I can. I have built an EMT-conduit core-xy printer in the past and while it worked out fine, I feel copper is easier to work, manufactured with more precision, still reasonably inexpensive and will look super cool!
MOVABLE ART TO SCREEN WALL-MOUNTED TV
This project produced a movable framed canvas to cover a wall-mounted flat-screen TV when not being viewed, which at the touch of of a switch moves down below the TV and sound bar. The same switch is used afterwards to return the artwork up to cover the TV again. Photo shows mechanism without the canvas frame. See other photos.
Build Author Kyo Views 21467
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 Rob Taylor Views 7874
Grizzly G0758 Benchtop Mill Conversion
A proper CNC mill conversion. But quite small, with my trademark idiosyncracies.
Build Author Peter.S Views 2156
Retractable WorkBee1510 with Marlin+MarlinPanel high level build
WorkBee1510 with retractable space saving stand and customize build Marlin firmware and MarlinPanel (GCode Sender/UI)
Build Author Joe F Views 6253
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 Bmoz Views 15090
Ox with Gecko Controller and CNC Linux
This build is the documentation of someone with no experience building the OX cnc machine with a Gecko G540 controller and CNClinux
Build Author Jacob Lotter Views 20491
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 29258
OX Based cnc 3000 x 1500 Double belt
OX Based CNC
Build Author mytechno3d Views 21271
Router / plasma cutting table ( Rack and pinion )
Heavy DIY plasma cutting table
This is a remix of Marshal Peck's Voxel OX, with some design tweaks inspired by Makerparts and jjcolletta. It has a build area of 300mm X 300mm X 480mm, but is easily configured for just about any build area up to 500mm X 500mm X 750mm. I have used some laser cut acrylic plates and a couple of 3D printed parts in its construction, however it can be assembled using nothing but OpenBuilds parts with the exception of the heated bed and the Y axis carrier for the heated bed.
Build Author Robert Mech Views 6337
LayerFused X301 - CoreXY Large Volume Printer
The X301 is a CoreXY 3D Printer that has a small footprint and a large 300x300x330 build area. The open style of this printer breaks the "Cube" mold of many other printers in this class but still retails rigidity and great performance.
Build Author Crazzy French Dude Views 2789
PeeNaPle_V1.4b is a BoB controller board for 3D Printers, CnC and cartesian machine, using the latest Teensy_4.1
Build Author Quinnthouzand Views 2235
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 Kenneth Witthuhn Views 6727
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.