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Build Author rcKeith Views 19092
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 pek Views 589
V-Slot Hand Cutting Jig
To help cutting v-slots with hand saw
Build Author Karan Singh Sisodia Views 703
CoreXY based CNC Laser machine.
Build Author Ariel Yahni Views 13390
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 Puddin Views 2982
100w Laser Cutter Build Log
I rebuild my 2 meter tall 3D printer into a 100w laser cutter
Build Author megashub Views 2888
K40 C02 Laser Rail System
An Openbuilds replacement rail system for the common eBay "K40" C02 Laser Cutter
Build Author Beam Views 2590
DIY Flywheel Camera Slider
My take on a non affordable slider.
Build Author Rick Holder Views 4929
Gantry Type CNC with Makita Router
The machine has met and exceeded my expectations on repeatability and accuracy. Cost was approx £600 including the Windows tablet.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 4149
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 Chris Anderson Views 15542
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 Metalguru Views 3236
Dragon Too Plasma Cutter
A Benchtop Plasma Cutter Concept
Build Author Lumberjack Engineering Views 6281
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 Anthony Bolgar Views 7070
L'FOX - Large Format OX deriviative. Designed and built by Revision 13 Prototypes
This build is for a testing rig to use while testing out different controller boards and CAM software for milling and routing. It is in the early stages, planning is complete, parts are ordered. Awaiting parts delivery to start build. Please not the BOM only covers parts from the OpenBuilds part store. I will be posting the other required items very shortly.
Build Author Gino Lanzi Views 3241
2 GANTRY CNC HOTWIRE MACHINE
A 2 independent gantry affordable hotwire machine.
Build Author Bernie CLark Views 3676
C-Beam XXLarge "Laser "Tank""
A re-imagining of Dollarz81's XXL Tank in Laser form
Build Author Steven Sampson Views 6514
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 Venturebit Views 1764
SHRED-Buddy3D UPcycler - Open Source Multi Material Cutter&Pelletizer
The whole system is powered by 12V / DC power. Process it into Pellets or Granules to use it with your 3D Printer or Filament Extruder. Our self-developed steppermotor Controls allows you to optimally adjust Feedrate for your Situation. Forward, Backward and Stop is integrated for easy operation. The Speed can be continuously regulated via rotary switch.
Build Author Cipta inovasi Views 3012
laser gantry use mini v end block my own design
i always make laser cutting machine, but when i see openbuilds, this can make more cheap gantry for make laser cutting.
Build Author pinoaffe Views 1878
This is a stool, designed in 18mm wood for a cnc router, it's easily scaleable to different wood-thicknesses, in 18mm wood it takes up 1200*1200mm. It can be assembled without screws, nails or glue and can therefore also be easily disassembled.
Build Author crystaldragon141 Views 2654
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 Simon Rafferty Views 3497
A Rigid Delta Printer using C-Beam screw actuators
Build Author mytechno3d Views 10205
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 snokid Views 4122
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 zaxes Views 6303
Laser engraving machine
Second better project, high durable mainframe, silent work, non vibration.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 18077
A low cost and easy to build laser cutter based on 2.8w laser diode .
Build Author Metalguru Views 4159
Dragon Portable CNC Plasma Cutter
A small portable CNC Plasma Cutter with some unique features
Build Author Max_Sijbers_Mechatr... Views 4773
In the expo projects during the second year of engineering students. the project group who made this rapport made a laser cutter for the students of Fontys Hogeschool Engineering to use this machine for creating parts for their projects. The goal of Project Laser Cutter is to build a laser cutter, which is safe and can be used within the school. Also it has to be able to cut through 10 millimetres thick acrylic material or 10 millimetres thick plywood. This project will follow the V-model. This
Build Author blindflight Views 5141
This is a mount I wanted to build for a laser project using OpenBuilds part router mount.
Build Author andrizzle Views 3143
Open source 3D printer with very powerful heated bed and light weight x axis design. Full source repository can be found here: https://github.com/a-drizzle/Printer1
Build Author Dave420 Views 4558
Powder coated multi CNC Z Axis plasma adapter with Prox.
Powder coated multi CNC Z Axis plasma adapter with Proximity sensor. . It can also hold a 80mm Router head/Spindle as seen in my router build.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 2682
MakerSL MSL-7 Laser Cut Tape Dispenser
An easy simple Tape Dispenser, spawned out of necessity, and shared for the fun of it...
Build Author Yoshiya Arii Views 20888
V-Slot Laser cutter and engraver
The Smart Laser Mini is an open source such as use Raspberry pi. Easy to assemble type of desktop laser cutter and engraver. Also we used V-slot
Build Author Steve B Views 11235
OX PPR - Portable Plasma/Router
PPR = Portable Plasma/Router. A ~30x30"work area with leadscrews. Work surface is below support members. Can be placed ONTO cutting surface.
Build Author Sjors Views 5152
Laser cutter project by students
This build is made by students from Fontys Hogescholen Eindhoven, department Engineering. Every quarter a new group continues the work of the previous group. We have been working on the project since september 2015, and as it is a work in progress, a lot will be added later. The first months have mainly been about designing and building an XY-table on which later all the electronic components will be added and the laser.
Build Author openhardwarecoza Views 20415
openBuilds FreeBURN-2-Mini V-slot CO2 Laser (40-50w)
A new mini version of the http://openbuilds.com/builds/openbuilds-freeburn-1-v-slot-co2-laser-60-100w.1001/ FreeBurn CO2 Lasercutter
Build Author KBill Views 9077
MIY OLY Delta Printer
Mag arm deltabot with laser cut carriages and connectors.
Build Author openhardwarecoza Views 5988
3D Printer 320x220x200
Someone donated a E3D Volcano to me (http://e3d-online.com/Volcano/V6-VOLCANO-POWER-PACK-175-UNIVERSAL-24V) and with a super hotend like that, it feels like a waste to stick it into a small 3D printer. So I decided I want a 320x220mm (XY) machine, 200mm Z is plenty for me
Build Author Rusticalmond Views 6389
CNC Hot Wire Cutter 4 Axis for Cutting Foam Wings
My build is to allow me to cut foam wings using CNC Hot Wire Cutter.
Build Author zelos Views 9640
ZelosLaser Engraver/Cutter 2.0 : Sturdy & Versatile
Zelos Laser Cutter Version 2.0 GRBL Shield with Nema 17 motors. 2 Watt laser for cutting and fine grayscale pictures built very sturdy and modular
Build Author robbell Views 3039
Cancelled - Modified OX CNC for Mitre Cutting (Picture Framing)
Creating a CNC mitre (45°) cutter, for picture frame cutting. Starting with an OX, but inverting various parts and adding a material table, with a stepper-controlled measuring guide.
Build Author openhardwarecoza Views 4867
Pocket Ox (Sheetmetal)
Small CNC - made with some custom lasercut+bent sheetmetal parts + Openbuilds V Slot
Build Author Cameron1995 Views 6113
3 Axis MultiTool - 3D printer, CNC Mill and Plasma Cutter
So in short this build is a work in progress; it aims to make a large 3d printer, medium size CNC mill and a small plasma cutter all in one CNC unit.
Build Author Mohammed Iskandarani Views 13516
CO2 60 -130 WATT LASER ENGRAVING/CUTTING CNC WITH DSP AWC608 CONTROLLER
LASER ENGRAVING DIY 60 WATT
Build Author Anglesachse Views 5622
Corexy, with possible head change (3d, cnc, laser)
Build Author Kyo Views 6490
V-Slot Cutting System
A System of 3d printed parts to use along with your projects aluminum extrusion to cut your pieces of v-slot to length manually.
Build Author openhardwarecoza Views 22661
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 rusirius Views 8627
A CNC platform designed with swapable heads to do laser engraving/etching/cutting, routing and milling, as well as 3D printing.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 7766
Cut To Length Machine
A Cut To Length machine controlled by computer
Build Author Mohsen Abbasi Views 4234
Portable Foam Cutter
A portable foam cutter to make your forms everyware using a LiPo Battery.
Build Author mirage335 Views 8049
Multi-tool 3D printer, laser cutter, and CNC mill.
Build Author Brian Slee Views 19866
Ultimo is the ultimate multi tool for the person who's serious about prototyping new ideas. A Delta Robot frame supports 3d printing up to 450mm in diameter, a powerful CNC Mill, and 50 amp plasma cutter for processing steel plate. And that's just a start.....wait till you see some of the other attachments we are currently working on incorporating.
Build Author JCPhlux Views 11539
Large 1500x1000 Laser V
I am building a Laser cutter based off Robert Hummel's Laser V design.
Build Author Colin Russon Views 5794
Lead screw based Foam Cutter that can easily be adapted to full belt / pinion drive and to CNC.
Build Author Jovian Views 14424
Proteus is the Greek God of change. Besides the numerous aspect of 3D printing that this could relate to this machine like the god can change. The Build allows for an interchanging head that will allow different functionality to be quickly and easily adapted. So you could print clay, silicon, plastic, cut with a laser cutter or even attach a rotary tool