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Build Author Retsaj Views 7083
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 Kevon Ritter Views 3179
KRE CO2 2x4 Laser
Large Format CO2 Laser Cutter
Build Author tommygun Views 2242
Full aluminium profiles construction. Synrad 50w CO2 laser. Ruida controller. Yaskawa servo motors
Build Author Sergei Starovoitov Views 469
CNC laser with GRBL firmware on board
Build Author deltajegga Views 2928
probably as big as you'd want it...
Build Author Leonard Cross Views 21820
Workbee CNC Router/Laser/Plotter
A CNC machine with an expansive 30x30" work area, supporing a router, laser, simple plotting and work monitoring camera. Control includes a tethered control box, game controller style jog control, and relay controlled AC outlets for all appliances. Accessories include a 3D printed dust shoe, a complete spoilboard and hold down system, an XYZ touch probe and multiple vacuum retention boards to support full profile routing.
Build Author Ollieg Views 451
1.3m x 1.3m RF laser cutter
RF 100w laser cutter build, aluminium extrusion
Build Author tshilling Views 13689
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.
Build Author Giovanni Adamo Views 381
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
Build Author M1dn1ghtN1nj4 Views 767
This is a heavily modified system based on the RatRig V-Cast. Lots of personal touches, and a LOT more to come!
Build Author LukasK Views 13867
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 CChico Views 21350
Custom build 80w Co2 Laser Cutter
Building a custom made 80W Co2 Laser cutter. Making it from scratch and it's a work in progress but I've learned a lot and I'll be sharing a bit of that knowledge with you guys since I've learned a lot from here.
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 7868
Laser Rotary Tool / Attachment
Rotary attachment to engrave cylindrical objects on laser machines
Build Author devloop Views 28432
5 X 5 Plasma SIMPLE Build
5 X 5 Plasma table...Hypertherm 45 XP....CandCNC....Openbuilds
Build Author boutrous Views 719
Laser Rotary Attachment
Build Summary updated after parts list completed
Build Author viktop Views 11417
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 Mark Carew Views 142962
OpenBuilds ACRO System
The OpenBuilds ACRO System was developed to be the most accurate and cost effective positioning system in its class. The ACRO System incorporates the OpenBuilds V-Slot system and, therefore, has the unique ability to expand to multiple sizes creating a size configuration custom to your needs. Choose the size that best fits your workshop. This versatile system allows for precise positioning of many different mountable tools and attachments.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 6021
Z FLoating head for Plasma cutting (OX CNC compatible)
How to convert your OX CNC to a plasma cutter at low cost
Build Author snokid Views 7631
http://www.buildlog.net/sm_laser/drawings.html using this as a baseline.... Going to try and use all or most off the shelf parts.
Build Author Joe F Views 4165
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 carlos515 Views 2438
Based on 608 tube Plasma Cutter
Simple steel tube design Plasma water table
Build Author Jeff Powers Views 658
The Sphinx has all the components I need, except it will need a taller vertical lead screw, the same length as the horizontal ones. It will also need legs. So I need to start with the Sphinx parts list, then make a few changes.
Build Author xyzzy603 Views 1821
CNC Plasma Table 006
Inexpensive plasma table. Accurate, fast, and low maintenance.
Build Author BNMaker Views 5955
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 mytechno3d Views 12821
Router / plasma cutting table ( Rack and pinion )
Heavy DIY plasma cutting table
Build Author OpenBuilds Views 4741
LEAD CNC 1010 Laser Modification
Easy All-in-One Laser and Mounting Kit for your Openbuilds CNC.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 96169
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 kallibaba Views 21711
CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine
A little CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine More and details in the next weeks
Build Author Kims3DIY Views 13031
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 Robert Mech Views 2261
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 Ariel Yahni Views 39383
Modifying the K40 laser cuter stock gantry in favor of OpenBuilds superior and smoother movement. Also will provide me a better level control for easier beam alignment.
Build Author Quinnthouzand Views 1247
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 wackocrash5150 Views 6508
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 Twoods Views 1490
Learning how to build
I made a 5x10 foot cnc out of the parts I bought on this site. It's been upgraded and tinkered with ever since. The end goal is to learn enough to learn to build a large 10x10 foot 3d printer.
Build Author Mike Campbell Views 2229
Piggy back engraver for ShopBot
Built from leftover T-Slot extrusions plates and hardware from other defunct projects.
Build Author RegPye Views 2168
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 arcrunner Views 4786
Vulcan: 750x1200 V slot 90W Co2 Laser
Tried to get best value and minimal footprint!
Build Author openhardwarecoza Views 34187
Plasma cutter - 608 on steel tube version
CNC Plasma cutter: 608ZZ on steel square tube linear rollers Welded frame HDT2-15 Belt Drive Tradeweld Cut-40 Plasma cutter with converted hand torch Virtual Torch Height Control through inductive probing - open source electronics project
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 20617
Openbuilds Table Top 50w Co2 Laser Cutter/Engraver
DIY build of a Co2 Laser cutter/engraver 12x24 working area.
Build Author Bruce Walker Views 2622
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 Kyo Views 9764
3-Axis CNC Laser Engraver running grbl 1.1 in laser mode and Laserweb4.
Build Author romamaker Views 1330
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 SandeepsCNC Views 4394
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 Daniel Stewart Views 519
Ultra sun cutter
A sun cutter only using mirror and glass balls with x and y table movement
Build Author inhan Views 17609
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 Sam Price Views 3511
Acros with customizations [WIP]
This is a work in progress ACROS build with new legs and wire tracks.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 3981
A simple to assemble, super clean and safe PSU case solution that fits into the OpenBuilds wire management ecosystem
Build Author jnsbanman Views 2953
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.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 17967
Dragon Plasma cutter
Inspired by MetalGuru's idea : The plasma too cutter . If you have to cut small to medium sheet of steel with a plasma , this build may be for you
Build Author Metalguru Views 8579
Dragon Too Plasma Cutter
A Benchtop Plasma Cutter Concept
Build Author Robert Kofoed Views 746
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 infectedfpv Views 8678
3D printed Laser Engraver
i´ve designing this laser taking care of every part to be functional, This laser has Endstops mounts on the corners and the X axis both sides too. The corners has fasbelt tension knobs for easy operation. The laser mount has adjustable knob to manually rise or down the laser for focusing purpose. all the parts have been printed at 65% infill a 2 perimeter lines just to make the parts stronger. Attached you will find a part list with quantity and link where to buy. SIZE 1mts x 75cm Built area
Build Author Neil Scott Views 840
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 mytechno3d Views 25237
Plasma cutting table
This is our plasma cutting table , based on the famous OX CNC . Can cut up to 15 mm ( steel , stainless , aluminium ) with a really good accuracy and at a really high speed .
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 6129
The Franken Rotor
Yes another K40 Franken machine dedicated for round objects,,,
Build Author Neil Rosenberg Views 3019
Rotary Axis for Laser Engraver/Cutter
This is a fully adjustable, low profile rotary axis for your Laser Cutter. Many OpenBuilds components are used, plus a handful of 3D printed parts.
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 9575
Co2 Laser Cutter/Engraver Rotary Attachment
Vslot rail system at work again, laser cutter/engraver rotary device for cylindrical objects .
Build Author Mark Carew Views 8844
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 yaman Views 3171
V5- 2in1 ( 3dPrint+laser Engraving )
2in1 ( 3dPrint+laser Engraving )
Build Author Fábio Pires Views 4705
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 15285
K40 C02 Laser Rail System
An Openbuilds replacement rail system for the common eBay "K40" C02 Laser Cutter
Build Author RobSaunders Views 12337
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 Michail Views 2382
x_y_module laser engraver
low cost 2 axis cnc laser, really portable and easily expandable
Build Author mjenkins5720 Views 1082
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 openhardwarecoza Views 62675
openBuilds FreeBURN-1 V-slot CO2 Laser (60-100w)
DIY Lasercutter: Budget orientated, medium sized (60-100w), safety first, based on Lasersaur software toolchain
Build Author Lasersc Views 2004
The D & R TigerPaw Trilogy
Hopefully this will be a quick guide to one way that you can add a laser to an existing CNC router.
Build Author Rick 2.0 Views 4774
Minimalist Laser Platform
Minimalist laser platform built with Makerlink connectors and modified Nema 17 stepper mounts used as gantry plates.
Build Author James Evanko Views 2886
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 Chris Anderson Views 38847
Openbuilds Co2 80w Laser Cutter
Co2 80 watt openbuilds laser cutter, 1200mm laser tube, 1500x1000x500mm dimensions. Build frame first and then panels to be added.
Build Author CoreCube3D Views 14123
CoreCube3D - A CoreXY 3D Printer
Building a CoreXY based 3D printer using primarily parts from China on eBay. Large 500mm frame.
Build Author dcorb Views 18609
3D Turn Table Scanner
My attempt at a 3D scanner. Still trying to convince myself it will work.
Build Author RobSaunders Views 9994
Z-Axis for Laser Diode
Custom Z Axis for OptLaser 6watt and the Acro System
Build Author Patto21 Views 1069
Large format laser
Large format laser build for Student use at my school as well as some personal use.
Build Author Cody Kesler Views 3040
Vacuum laser table
Large 10’x6’ vacuum table made from steel tubing and 1/4 inch steel plate
Build Author Todd Brous Views 2077
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 Metalguru Views 9293
Some Improvements on the Workbee 1000x1000
Improvements both real and suggested for the Workbee assembly
Build Author JCPhlux Views 4185
Phlux Core XY Laser Etcher
A 750mm x 1000mm Core XY Laser Etcher/Cutter. To cut down on cost I tried to have as many parts as possible be printed.
Build Author ANDERS NORLINDER Views 1925
Cnc mill, Plasma cutting and weld table
A functional table for plasma cutting, welding, tooling........
Build Author Ollieg Views 1149
Hevavy duty 1300mm x 1300mm laser cutter Ceramic tube Servo motors
Starting the next Laser build, Plan to complete within 60 days.
Build Author skarab Views 63070
Much4 - LaserV printed version
By following the way of Robert Hummel, I drew a version of its exellent Laser V to use NEMA17 and easily printable parts.
Build Author wastelandfab Views 6182
Large format plasma ox
I will update this as I go, cad files upon request. My x beam is basically a belt driven r7
Build Author joetemus Views 12937
K40 ACRO Conversion
A K40 to ACRO Co2 laser cutter build. Designed and built to expand the work area of the K40
Build Author Mark Carew Views 2997
OpenCase Mounting Kit
The OpenCase Mounting Kit makes wire management quick and easy!
Build Author holographic Views 3675
How i construct and create my DIY Co2 Laser cutter and engraving mashine. details will follow
Build Author patnap71 Views 3560
MEGADELTA, TLM CLONE with 500MM bed
All metal frame 500mm bed Delta 3D printer
Build Author Ollieg Views 3041
Starting my build 2.8mx1.4m
Starting my cnc router, laser and plasma using aluminium 80x80
Build Author wojak Views 4230
W|W plasma/drag knife 1500x1500 (floating head & z-axis)
Step by step designing and implementing of my plasma approach
Build Author Zach S Views 11514
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 Puddin Views 10766
100w Laser Cutter Build Log
I rebuild my 2 meter tall 3D printer into a 100w laser cutter
Build Author yoyomokomo Views 3704
Desktop 4-Axis Nema 23
This build is specific to a furniture design I am trying to bring to market. My first attempt to build a machine. I have looked at other build submissions to help me figure out where I would like to start. The workable volume should 36" W x 6" D x 6" T. The goal is to become more comfortable with the electronics side of machines I enjoy using and also lower the cost of my product by reducing man hours in the manufacturing process. Yay!
Build Author Doug Rowley Views 2454
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 Joelosborn Views 1187
Project Infinity co2 laser
1m x 1.8m 60w co2 laser build.
Build Author Ed Chung Views 4696
Rigidbot Big with glass bed
Started with a Rigidbot Big Added a single flat glass bed Used a Smoothieboard clone driving DRV8825
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 10028
The Franken Forty
This is a K40 machine conversion!!
Build Author Rob Taylor Views 10426
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.
Build Author cdsmith12 Views 12860
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 Lumberjack Engineering Views 14515
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 pedrofernandez Views 5853
K40 Cube Laser Cutter
The k40 cube is a laser cutter build using mostly stock parts of the chinese k40 laser
Build Author MrMojoRisin Views 4437
IIOT WiFi Portable CNC Plasma Cutter
IIOT WiFi Plasma CNC.
Build Author HPB Views 31186
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.