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Build Author Sam Keller Views 2424
Openbuilds 4x8 cnc
I built this cnc using 2 z axis actuators thinking it would minimize deflection and it seems to be very sturdy. I used 2 1500mm c channels for my x axis, 1 1500mm c channel for my y axis, nema 23 stepper motors, dm556 drivers, 2 24v power supplies, smc5-5-n-n controller, 9mm wide belts, and the Hitachi m12vc router. So far it's working very well with a few hiccups. Programming the controller was a learning experience but I'm very happy with it.
Build Author Leonard Cross Views 17777
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 Mark Carew Views 70899
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!
Build Author Damian V-SLOT Poland Views 285
Horizontal CNC V-Beem v1
V-Beem horizontal milling machine built on OpenBuilds components. Simple structure, great expansion possibilities, high stiffness.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 32775
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 Ptiwee Views 2194
LR/BS CNC Router
An easy to source/easy to build, yet quite robust CNC router. This design has not yet be implemented.
Build Author Jacob Lotter Views 13498
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 Kyo Views 111592
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 Mark Carew Views 7656
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 James Gao Views 17605
An OX-inspired mini desktop mill. Designed in OpenSCAD, these parts are fully parametric and can be customized to your liking.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 39658
OpenBuilds Workbee 1010 (40" x 40")
The OpenBuilds WorkBee 1010 - 1000x1000 Lead Screw Driven CNC Machine
Build Author Mark Carew Views 129741
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 that-jim Views 5412
LINEAR RAIL SPHINX 55 (Blue OX plates)
Machine based on Sphinx 55 built with linear rails.
Build Author kallibaba Views 19513
CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine
A little CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine More and details in the next weeks
Build Author Motions Views 34388
Charging Ox CNC Machine
A heavily modified Ox CNC build to replace SO2.
Build Author Yanou Fishel Views 614
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 Giarc Views 1807
I have been toying with the idea of making a 3 axis rotary CNC machine for awhile. I wanted to make it with off the shelf OpenBuilds parts so any one can replicate it and I felt the LEAD High Z Mod would be a good starting point.
Build Author Nomad1 Views 427
CNC China Router Conversion to Open Builds System
China Router frame with linear bolts, Nema23 and the icing on the cake “open build parts“
Build Author Mark Carew Views 93385
This OpenBuilds Mini Mill is a great go-to desktop sized CNC milling plate / part maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author Crazzy French Dude Views 379
PeeNaPle_V1.4b is a BoB controller board for 3D Printers, CnC and cartesian machine, using the latest Teensy_4.1
Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 2955
A Small format CNC Cartesian style Machine. This machine is meant to be fitting as an entry level machine as well as smaller projects for carpenters ect. Size range from 500mmx500mm to 1000mmx1000mm
Build Author Srđan Marković Views 2311
I am satisfied with my build and next one will be even better.
Build Author Srđan Marković Views 751
Machine with 12,5Nm closed loop steppers or servo steppers
Build Author Wes Dwight Views 880
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)
Build Author StrictlyScale Views 1081
Lead1010 Build with Enclosure
First time CNC builder puts together a Lead1010 machine.
Build Author BooTec Views 14785
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 Apothus Views 15421
Sphinx rigid XL
Rigid variant of the C-Beam sphinx platform
Build Author Spiffcow Views 12171
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 Mark Carew Views 964177
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 Jymmiee Views 1313
Massive Hotwire Foam Cutter
CNC Hot Wire Foam Cutter. Lathe, Turntable and 4 axis Cutter. Can cut XPS and EPS.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 46538
V-Slot NEMA 23 Linear Actuator (Lead Screw)
Learn to build a super strong nema 23 lead driven linear actuator
Build Author Aleksandar Views 15447
Currently I have Velleman/3Drag K8200 modified and CNC machine self built and wanted to use both to make new 3D printer. After looking at different designs I liked Voron a lot and have decided to go that way. Currently I have ordered majority of parts and build shall start soon. I don't plan to rush it as I am usually 2 months home and 2 off. Today done some electronics. Looks ok. https://youtu.be/ls_tl54ruE0
Build Author Troy Proffitt Views 13856
Sphinx Upgraded plates / ballscrews and linear rail
Upgraded Sphinx Cbeam using 3/8 aluminum plates and linear rails / ballscrews
Build Author David Bourne Views 8221
INDY-TR12 CNC (12mm Diameter Lead Screws)
TR12x3 screws, M8 wheel sets, a draw built into the design, an electronics set built onto the kit, back brace to stop C-Beam twist.
Build Author Twoods Views 908
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 GinoTheCop Views 8528
A 1000 by 1000 CNC Router with linear rails and a control box.
Build Author Steven Busch Views 1853
Large floor or wall mounted plotter design.
Build Author RobLand Views 1458
My Ooznest Workbee V2.0 build
I'm new to this whole process, so this is a build by a newbie for newbies.
Build Author Andreas Bockert Views 5929
Sphinx Z-axis upgrade
Upgraded Z-axis for Sphinx-style CNC using ball screws and linear rails.
Build Author snokid Views 6591
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 3192
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 129922
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 javierburger Views 2301
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 OpenBuilds Views 2368
LEAD CNC 1010 Laser Modification
Easy All-in-One Laser and Mounting Kit for your Openbuilds CNC.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 46405
OpenBuilds Workbee 1510 (60" x 40")
The OpenBuilds WorkBee 1510 - 1500x1000 Belt Driven CNC Machine
Build Author RegPye Views 1515
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 Gonçalo martins Views 888
Cnc Router 3000 x 1000 mm
Build Author blue25 Views 3189
Need cnc to make alumunium sign, brass stamp, etc
Build Author beardyblair Views 21206
My build log of an adapted Sphinx design with additional height and a larger X and Y axis.
Build Author openhardwarecoza Views 32614
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 Tristen Poliseno Views 514
Back and forth rail mechanism
I have the whole description and all the details in the "Body" section!
Build Author mbkmorgan Views 741
WorkBee Saving Lives
Using the WorkBee to protect doctors against Corona virus.
Build Author Rob Taylor Views 4115
Grizzly G0758 Benchtop Mill Conversion
A proper CNC mill conversion. But quite small, with my trademark idiosyncracies.
Build Author Braden Masse Views 1017
Microwave Filter Tuner
The Microwave Filter Tuner (MFT) combined with the University of Regina’s tuning algorithm automatically tunes microwave filters by using a custom CNC machine with a computer vision system for identifying, mapping, and tuning each filter element, providing improved consistency, flexibility, and accuracy compared to traditional methods. The MFT is low cost and is capable of tuning multiple filter configurations with minimal preparation.
Build Author Alexander Leiser Views 2023
Paintbot painting cnc
Custom painting machine in designed and wrote the software for. Paintings are with acrylic color on canvas
Build Author SandeepsCNC Views 2214
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 Dave Zahn Views 12428
Aluminum OX build with some modifications
This is my OX CNC router. It has been a labor of love for over a year now! I hope you find it interesting and inspiring! I also hope that it gives some of you more experienced CNC builders a different perspective and some ideas!
Build Author Gino Lanzi Views 7266
2 GANTRY CNC HOTWIRE MACHINE
A 2 independent gantry affordable hotwire machine.
Build Author txcomp Views 1750
WorkBee 1010 "Get Rid of the Slop" Build
My goals for this build were to eliminate slop and flex while also allowing easy serviceability.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 101074
ROUTY CNC Router (V-Slot Belt & Pinion)
A cool little CNC router build that uses the V-Slot belt & pinion drive and stock parts.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 10442
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 evil2002usna Views 7386
Cheap Ballscrew Ox CNC Router.
Build Author Aaron Newsome Views 7820
Yet Another LEAD CNC Build
My take on the LEAD CNC build. Followed the instructions and I think it came together very nicely. Added a few of my own touches to finish up the build.
Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 81189
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 Mark Carew Views 3605
A simple to assemble, super clean and safe PSU case solution that fits into the OpenBuilds wire management ecosystem
Build Author Mark Carew Views 848
Get organized with the SharkBits Holder!
Build Author gwandad Views 20691
OX TWO in ONE
What I'm doing is pretty self explanatory. I've put a few pictures up
Build Author Los215 Views 468
Ox cnc improvements chain driven
Just ox cnc experiment
Build Author infectedfpv Views 6466
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 UltiBots Views 23659
UltiBots CB3030 CNC Router
The UltiBots CB3030 CNC uses C-Beam, V-Slot and an extruded aluminum T-Slot work table. This allows 6mm T-Nuts, step clamps and blocks to secure materials to the work surface. The all metal design makes the use of a mister possible.
Build Author DaleShaw Views 1793
Senior Project CNC table
So for my senior project I decided to build a CNC router. I kind of need to get this done before May so we'll see what all goes down. It's going to be a 3 axis machine (for now) and will be able to handle 4x8 sheets of wood. This is my first build. It's going to be intresting..
Build Author GinoTheCop Views 36681
Building a larger C-BEAM CNC Machine with no previous experience.
Build Author David Florian Views 3295
Dual Extruders 3D Printer - Zidex Upgraded
How to build an Independent Dual EXtruder (IDEX) 3D printer from OpenBuilds parts.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 204541
C-Beam® Machine - Plate Maker
This C-beam Machine is an in affordable CNC plate maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author Darren Dickson Views 1073
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 Neil Scott Views 750
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 23350
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 Mark Carew Views 21810
OpenBuilds Sphinx 55 (20" x 20")
The OpenBuilds Sphinx 55 - 500x500 Lead Screw Machine
Build Author Mark Carew Views 17052
OpenBuilds Sphinx 1050 (20" x 40")
The OpenBuilds Sphinx 1050 - 500x1000 Lead Screw Machine
Build Author PickyCNC Views 871
Building a Phlat based CNC for MDF processing. Capacity of 48" x unlimited length.
Build Author Spark Concepts Views 62938
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 Vunnie Views 3584
Workbee CNC on steroids
My First major improvement was changing the controller to a Acorn board. I loved the way a dedicated userinterface was speeding up my workflow. Next project my Y Axis. On Aliexpress I ordered a couple of 16mm ballscrews and some lineair rail. Before I took my gantry off I quickly made some aluminium profiles to fit my carriages. Withouth any doubt these improvements where worth it
Build Author Mark Carew Views 7746
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 David Bunch Views 8208
Sphinx 55 with 3D Printed Addons
This is a build log of the Openbuilds Sphinx 55 with some 3D printed parts for the electronics and probably other parts as they come up.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 14424
OpenBuilds Workbee 1050 (40" x 20")
The OpenBuilds WorkBee 1050 - 1000x500 Lead Screw Driven CNC Machine
Build Author dominichartman Views 572
cnc vreesbank 2500x30000
This cnc milling machine is 3 meters by 30 meters,
Build Author C-CNC Views 4974
Gantry Style CNC from plywood
I am currently 15 years old, from Germany and trying to build a low budged CNC router. I only designed this CNC based on other CNC routers that I have seen and what I am able of. It consists mostly of 2.3cm plywood to keep costs down. The size of the work area is approx. 40 x 80 cm. I would be really glad if you could give me advice's for improvement on the design and everything else ... ( I could really need your help :) ) enjoy :)
Build Author MattR Views 7050
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 1921
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 mjenkins5720 Views 949
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 Michael.M Views 22498
This machine has been in the works for quite a while. Most of the plates were cut with my Shpinx machine. I have a lot more photos and information to share soon.
Build Author Mark and Oreo Views 829
Cnc od grinder and thread grinder
This is a totally original build of an od id grinder and thread grinder, I hope.
Build Author BKTT Views 1480
BKE Lead 1010 - First CNC Router
Build Author TRMA-Chaser Views 2722
Cnc Mill using standard and 3d printed cimponents
I used the cad designs for the c beam to find a solution to my initial sourcing problem. I figured that I could use 2x 20x20 and 1x 20x80 Profil to create a c beam actuator. I sourced all of the profiles from a local machin builder and t-nuts and screws in my local hardware store. Some parts are currently in 3d printed pla for testing reasons.
Build Author Ryan Lock Views 72044
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 Lasersc Views 7920
D&R Tiger Paw build combo
The Tiger Paw will be a 1000mm X 500mm Cartesian style CNC with the Minimill attached to the end. It is named the D&R Tiger Paw because my son, Daniel, and myself, Richard, will put this Tiger strong and fast machine together. Our goal is to have a Tiger strong build with a Paw print that wouldn’t take up a huge amount of space in our garage.
Build Author Mohammad Kokash Views 7193
CNC 1000x1000mm C-beam
inspired by http://openbuilds.org/builds/c-beam-sphinx.3605/
Build Author viktop Views 10084
Simple CNC Router (Nema17, V-slot 2040, Arduino, GRBL)
An OX-inspired mini desktop mill.
Build Author Sir Bagels Views 822
Senior Design Project Bennett Robertson, Megan England University of Iowa College of Engineering
Build Author T4Concepts Views 42638
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.