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Build Author jamesdjadams Views 4947
C-Beam XL - TinyG - Aluminium Plate - Dewalt 611
C-Beam XL build using TinyG V8.
Build Author DazTheGas Views 17572
Been using the Ox now since 2015, so decided I should move on to C-Beam :-)
Build Author Mark Carew Views 28307
This OpenBuilds Mini Mill is a great go-to desktop sized CNC milling plate / part maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author patdee Views 968
777 CNC Build
To begin the "Build" I have ordered a few parts from OpenBuilds to get started. They are arriving today; according to "tracking". I cant wait! Praise Jesus! This 85 yr old man is getting a "New " life. Hallelujah and amen. Because I am building this on an existing machine, I have to be careful; so I will order some parts then see what I don't need (such as a base); along with parts that I may need to adapt it to the machine. It should be fun! "Caint wait!"
Build Author uwsdandt Views 6947
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 TimVukman Views 645
My original Tevo Tarantula kit was ok..... I had issues with the X gantry staying level. I got rid of the wheels and replaced them with linear block bearings. I still had some issues with the X gantry. I swapped out the plastic parts with aluminum which was much better. Still not what I want yet
Build Author dmasters Views 2119
DM C-Beam XXL Tank
1000mm x 1000mm C-Beam XXL CNC with external drivers and high torque Nema 23 motors, 2.2KW Spindle with VFD.
Build Author Retrosmith Views 1384
Grizzly - The Double-Z I-Beam Ox
Grizzly is a mid-sized CNC router with I-beam support and a dual-Z axis approach to vertical movement.
Build Author Tucstrlly Views 1868
Stainless OX Kit Build
A copy of the Stainless Ox by Martin Barfoed. Similar design, construction and control.
Build Author pek Views 6131
Prusa i3 Bear Upgrade
Stronger frame for Prusa i3 MK2 / MK2s / MK2.5 3D printer
Build Author Kyo Views 780
Plate Maker V-slot Table
C-beam Plate Maker V-slot Table System to aid in clamping and setup of jobs.
Build Author Rui Vasconcelos Views 485
C-Beam XL ( 1 meter²)
A modified C-Beam Build with a few Addons
Build Author Metalguru Views 2886
Yet another build of an improved C-Beam Machine, improving stiffness, size, versatility, and strength without increasing costs much.
Build Author Anthony Castelluci Views 287
Simple Camera Lofted Camera Slider
Build a manual camera slider.
Build Author dreys Views 1008
Behemoth cnc router with linear rails
Behemoth cnc router build in progress using hiwil rails and closedloop servos.
Build Author mikework Views 1067
My 1st C-Beam CNC
1M C-beam xy variant
Build Author ChadRat6458 Views 1499
SkyKae sphinx - c beam xl hybrid
I took what I thought were the best parts of the sphinx and the c beam xl to build a bigger and faster machine.
Build Author Jeremiah Guinn Views 1396
OX CNC SMW3d 1500x1500
A small business idea led us here, lets see where it will go.
Build Author beardyblair Views 14547
My build log of an adapted Sphinx design with additional height and a larger X and Y axis.
Build Author dogmeatk Views 6117
Dogmeat's Custom C-Beam XL
I love the C-Beam XL concept, this build is my custom version with the goal of increasing rigidity for metal milling.
Build Author Ryan Lock Views 4631
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 Dangatech Views 2300
C beam machine (with larger T-slot platform)
Larger, more rigid build plate C beam machine
Build Author Bradles Views 2038
Linear Rail derivative with ball screw
basic start to design of cnc machine
Build Author DA_Spec Views 2628
Heavy duty C Beam
a 1000mm x 1500mm CBeam build with hgr20 hiwin rails 600w er16 spindle
Build Author Mark Carew Views 56715
C-Beam™ Linear Actuator Build
Here are a few helpful C-Beam actuator ideas that will help you get a start on your builds
Build Author JimB828 Views 782
This build will be based on the C-Beam Plate Maker, with additional changes based on other builds and ideas.
Build Author Daryl Eden Views 811
C beam Larger and Stronger
My first build based on the original C beam Sphinx. I’m not sure at this point what the final size will be. I have the parts from the c beam Sphinx and extra beams and lead screws to build up to 1000mm x 1000mm.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 128856
C-Beam™ Machine - Plate Maker
This C-beam Machine is an in affordable CNC plate maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author Moag Views 46215
C-Beam Machine XLarge
A rigid and wide format, plate and carving CNC.
Build Author Savvas Views 10873
C-Beam Lead Screw CNC Mountain
I’m making a desktop CNC machine based on the C-Beam platform. It will be driven by Tr8 Lead Screws, and initially made from 12mm birch ply plates.
Build Author Andrew Helsel Views 4550
MiniMill with DW611 and SmoothieBoard 4x v1.1
Build Author DaveStewart Views 2033
Small C-Beam Plate Maker With Remote Login & Operation
C-Beam Plate cutter with Raspberry Pi V3, Arduino Mega2560 and Camera. Remote login & operation via SSH with cnc.js server, mjpg server on the Pi.
Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 55631
Large format 1200X1500mm OX Build using Stainless Steel plates, dual belt configuration. Limit switches is a mix of micro switches and NPN Proximity switches. Electronics based on parallel break out board, Long Motor Stepper drivers (Chinese stuff) and motors controlled by Mach3. Spindel will be Kress 1050.
Build Author Greg Lampman Views 5491
C-Beam Intro to CNC
Build log for my first CNC machine, a C-Beam Plate Maker
Build Author Huub65 Views 3572
My C Beam - NEMA 17 - GRBL- Arduino project
Cbeam machine. Using small stepper motors (NEMA 17) and Arduino controller. Try to get this working in de upcoming month.
Build Author Cornerspace Views 1093
C Beam CNC+Laser
You will be following the assembly of the mechanical kit and how i integrate the electronics into the final build.
Build Author Robert E. Nee Views 4902
Large cartesian gantry style 3D printer
This will be a fixed bed, v-slot implemented X,Y,Z axis gantry style 3D printer.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 44489
V-Slot™ Belt & Pinion Example Build
The OpenBuilds team has redefined the belt and pinion concept. By using standard OpenBuild components were able to improve on this system in ways that will save on cost and enhance its engineering capabilities.
Build Author Indieflow Views 61120
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 Paul Boartfield Views 2189
C beam xl
I would recommend this challenge to any woodworker looking for something new.
Build Author Brian Popp Views 14938
Salmon Sphinx 1.0
A tribute build based on Kyo's wonderful CBeam Sphinx. My hope is to improve on that build slightly, but to be honest, I'll probably just screw it up. I'll use this build to publicly document my failures.
Build Author Nels Views 2725
Another Sphinx - 1000mm x 750mm
The reason for building this CNC is to help me in my guitar building hobby. (telecasters)
Build Author THE LINK Views 1639
2020 First build.
Probably cheapest DIY build youl see.
Build Author Bruce Walker Views 2477
BD's C-Beam Machine CNC Router (WIP)
CNC router table based on OpenBuilds C-Beam Machine bundle.
Build Author Hisha Views 3295
A 1000mm x 1000mm Sphinx/R7 build.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 2910
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 MuchoBurrito Views 2526
Reusing parts to build a CNC - planning stage
Build Author kallibaba Views 6154
CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine
A little CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine More and details in the next weeks
Build Author WarEagle90 Views 2555
Dixie C-Beam XL
Build log of the Dixie C-Beam XL CNC Router.
Build Author Beam Views 2651
DIY Flywheel Camera Slider
My take on a non affordable slider.
Build Author MTO Views 5459
Building a small mill to match my 7x12 lathe.
Build Author Kyo Views 61632
A strong desktop cnc router that will enable you to make larger aluminium plates without taking up to much room. Simple, strong and opensource ! Build one today..
Build Author Hisha Views 2076
Routy based build
Routy based build using 1000mm Y axis beams and 500mm X axis beams. Using a 20x80 Z axis to use the OpenBuilds router mount.
Build Author rengelking Views 4156
Vacuum Forming Machine
Vacuum Former built with off-the-shelf parts, works perfectly every time!
Build Author Gary Monroe Views 3428
C-Beam Desktop On Rails
My attempt at a Desktop CNC using C-Beam and Open-Rail with Steel Wheel bearings and LeadScrew Drive.
Build Author mikev Views 5197
C-Beam Evolution MkII
The C-Beam Evolution is an evolving machine. The MkII is inspired by Kyo's C-Beam Spinx but currently uses my own design of plates made of 8mm acrylic (X-axis ends) and 6mm polycarbonate (Y axis ends). The plates were made on the MkI but I hope to be able to make 6mm aluminium plates on the MkII for the MkIII.
Build Author FancyKiddo Views 4600
Triangular CNC Milling Machine
A wonky build to eliminate slop on a long Z axis
Build Author Tomas F Uribe Views 2825
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 Adam Filipowicz Views 3994
CNC Based on CBeam, with No custom Plates, and Z GANTRY
Build Author ymilord Views 16200
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 Glenn Weston Views 10709
"The Moagie Mill" My C-Beam XLarge
My Experiences building the C-Beam X Large. Maybe you can pick up a few pointers from my ramblings and experiences if you are considering building this machine.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 18934
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 Apothus Views 5780
Sphinx rigid XL
Rigid variant of the C-Beam sphinx platform
Build Author SteamLabs Views 2913
Simple design with a large build volume - 450x450x450
Build Author Kyo Views 3817
3-Axis CNC Laser Engraver running grbl 1.1 in laser mode and Laserweb4.
Build Author Limine3D Views 16973
Delta printer designed in sketchup and includes an adjustable bed.
Build Author Rich Bowen Views 1942
WannaBe CNC - First time design and build
Design Change - Version 2.0 has a smaller foot print, custom gantry supports, and front and back covers. I will use standard V-Slot for gantry supports leaving me enough travel to manufacture the customer supports with this machine when completed. then update to final build. I also plan to install the controller into the front cover and power supply into the back cover. Should be nice and tidy.
Build Author Metalguru Views 3377
Dragon Too Plasma Cutter
A Benchtop Plasma Cutter Concept
Build Author WildBill Views 2757
C-Beam XL build
So for a summary its a great kit that was easy to build, could not be more happy.
Build Author Cleyton Alencar Views 3468
C-Beam Machine upgrade to 1000mm x 1000mm
This built is to convert an existing 500x500 C-Beam Machine into 1000x1000. Inspired by several builds including C-Beam Machine : (http://www.openbuilds.com/builds/c-beam%E2%84%A2-machine-plate-maker.2020/) and Gino's build : (http://www.openbuilds.com/builds/c-beam-gtc.3250/)
Build Author JamesL Views 3273
C-Beam Machine Build
This is my first CNC router build. I want to gain basic CNC building experience so I can go on to build other items such as a frosting or pancake printer.
Build Author GinoTheCop Views 23368
Building a larger C-BEAM CNC Machine with no previous experience.
Build Author Garrettcompston Views 2634
My 2nd cnc build
My new build to upgrade from my worn out shapeoko
Build Author Lumberjack Engineering Views 6449
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 taratata2016 Views 2425
Panther 3D printer
After use of the i3 Prusa 200x200x180, the volume increases to 300x300x450 on the V-Slot and driven by a Megatronics V3
Build Author noursbricoleur Views 9024
in construction ! chassis vslot 80x20 & 20x20 & 60x80 (Z) home made plates with whells polycarbonate build volume environ, 750x300x200 2 ed3d v6 volcano nozzles 0.8mm & 0.6 + titan extrudeurs rumba bord + auto levelling ip camera home made heat bed aluminium 5mm + glass + heat air chamber 6 doors plexiglass......
Build Author chenderson Views 5042
CRH C-BEAM Router, steel capable
C-beam based CNC router using mostly openbuilds parts.
Build Author Jose A. Molina Views 3592
Roberta Clementine's first daughter printer Alice Clementine!
Build Author Kyo Views 2154
C-beam Delta Printer
Large scale delta robot using c-beam as the core frame component.
Build Author RSW Views 5501
RSW's C-Beam Build
I built a CNC Router using 3/4 MDF, 1/8 aluminum angle for bearing races and various other odds and ends. I learned a lot about how not to build a CNC router. I found Openbuilds.com and decided to build a C-Beam for my first build. The long term idea is to use this machine to build custom plates for and OX type machine and a 3d printer.
Build Author PhotoSgt85 Views 6386
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 Thair.nl Views 1717
Plate Maker Plus
C-Beam Plate Maker with a larger size of the work area and electronics added.
Build Author Bernie CLark Views 3791
C-Beam XXLarge "Laser "Tank""
A re-imagining of Dollarz81's XXL Tank in Laser form
Build Author signzonepr Views 6214
HD c Beam CNC Router
24x32 Cnc Router, I used vSlot c Beam Extrusion and Wheels!
Build Author Jim_H Views 5549
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 J. Nye Views 1574
c-beam hello world
My first ever build. Straight C-beam with tinyg controller a few do-dads and some make do choices. Non-metric length lead screws to save long lead time. Jog knobs to cover the extra length and also practical. My old Bosch Colt never had it so good. Build out work remains, wire dressing, drag chain, vacuum, permanent base, etc.
Build Author Paul Stoller Views 8131
C-Beam Machine - MyFirstCNC
This is my first foray into CNC machines, after much review I decided on the C-Beam machine as it seemed easy to work with and will enabled me to build more and larger machines as I gain knowledge. I am planning on building the machine largely unmodified from the reference design. I will be building the machine an axis at a time as I need to spread out costs over time.
Build Author BeTrue3D Views 8585
High Quality CoreXY with focus on quality and optimized printarea versus physical size of the printer.
Build Author adambrum Views 2358
Slightly larger sphinx
Another C-Beam Sphinx but a little larger,
Build Author Ronald van Arkel Views 9984
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 1156
Welded project cnc first try
Kind of hard to see in this pic now lining up drive s and finishing framework
Build Author Dollarz81 Views 5782
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 Steven Sampson Views 6557
A CNC router designed to handle a 4'x8' sheet, for as close to $2000 as possible. The price barrier resulted in my choice to use timing belts rather than leadscrews or rack&pinion. Build List still being updated
Build Author peter28 Views 2153
i wanted to use both the ox and the C beam C beam for the gantry because its stronger i also made the gantry 20 mm higher so i can cut thinker material i will maybe later go to rack& pinion on the 1500 mm Y axes also instead of the V wheels i will maybe go to hiwin in the furture
Build Author SBLabs Views 7148
C-Beam to C-Beam XL Upgrade
This is my first public build. Please be kind. We upgraded our C-Beam to the C-Cbeam X-Large. I want to give special thanks to Moag and the OpenBuilds team for making this happen.
Build Author James Hayes Views 2959
Pure Cbeam 900x1000
This is a pure cbeam build to maximize envelope and rigidity. All the parts used are available from open builds.
Build Author Metalguru Views 3177
C-Beam XL with Aluminum Bed
C-Beam XL with v-slot aluminum bed for fixturing.
Build Author anigeek65 Views 12703
OX Super "C" - Cpmpleted 11/02/16
This CNC utilizes the C-BEAM extruded aluminum for the "X", "Y", and "Z" axis. The gantry will move similar to the OX along with the "Z" except I am incorporating the C-BEAM instead of the 20x60 V-RAIL. To make the system as strong as possible I am using two C-BEAM rails back to back. The "Y" axis will encompass two sets of roller on both side of the C-BEAM extruded rails for added strength. All of the plates for this were created using the C-BEAM machine I completed several month ago.
Build Author sebf34 Views 14583
OX Based cnc 3000 x 1500 Double belt
OX Based CNC