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Build Author boutrous Views 123
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 sausagePaws Views 1715935
DIY Embroidery Machine V2
My second attempt at an affordable sewing machine embroidery add on. This one uses readily available electronics modules and 3D printable parts where possible.
Build Author M1dn1ghtN1nj4 Views 4312
This is a heavily modified system based on the RatRig V-Cast. Lots of personal touches, and a LOT more to come!
Build Author Justinat Views 38869
Mini lathe CNC Conversion - Work in progress
My on going build of CNC Mini Lathe
Build Author cdsmith12 Views 17031
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 rcKeith Views 3686
USB Hot Wire CNC Foam Cutter
Build a Hot Wire CNC Foam Cutter with inexpensive 3d printer electronics.
Build Author LukasK Views 17525
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 Savvas Views 16357
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 Retsaj Views 22239
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 pedrofernandez Views 25762
Openbuilds Table Top 50w Co2 Laser Cutter/Engraver
DIY build of a Co2 Laser cutter/engraver 12x24 working area.
Build Author Glenn Weston Views 6857
"AcroCadabra" My Acro Laser built with my C-Beam XL
Well I built a C-Beam XL around a year ago, I am still learning things as I make stuff with it, it has been quite a wonderful learning experience. Now I have gained enough confidence and knowhow to Mill the required Plates to build an Acro Laser System using the Acro Laser Sketchup Model. I have pulled the Model apart in Sketchup, isolated the Plates and generated the G-Code to cut/Mill the plates. I have used Sketchucam to generate the G-Code. I Use Mach3 on my C-Beam XL to Mill.
Build Author Ryan Lock Views 118016
Ooznest OX CNC Machine
The Ooznest OX CNC Machine Kit is based on the OX CNC Machine designed by Mark Carew, and it incorporates many upgrades from this community. The plate designs in our kit are based on the originals. However we have added our own touches to increase the performance and design of the machine. To complement Mark's build videos, we have made a complete written instruction manual, with IKEA'eske assembly diagrams.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 5903
Upgrading Your 3D Printer With Synchronous Leveling
Upgrading printers for Synchronous Leveling
Build Author kifla2704 Views 5717
Another C-Beam machine
This is basically a Sphinx variant with few changes of my own...hope it'll work.
Build Author Rob Taylor Views 8903
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 ymilord Views 47995
FARM OX (Four Axis Rotary Machine)
Four Axis Rotary Machine (FARM) OX. Equipped with a X,Z,A & C Axis.
Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 14655
Piranha CNC - Strong C-Beam machine with Linear Guides
Piranha CNC is a strong linear guide based machine based on a C-Beam rail construction.
Build Author RobertCanthal Views 2086
C-Beam Dust Shoe
A short description of the dust shoe I made for my machine.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 1066453
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 Indieflow Views 99503
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 shanehooper Views 7999
SolidCore CoreXY 3D Printer
Modular and Scalable CoreXY Printer with all metal parts.
Build Author Joonie65 Views 3454
Hydraulic lifting table
I started this project without drawing. in itself this went fine with some minor adjustments. My profession is machine builder that might make it a little easier. I still enjoy it every day.
Build Author sttts Views 728
A cabinet to keep a constant temperature for pizza or bread mother dough to grow.
Build Author Neil Rosenberg Views 914
Dash X Direct, Cross-Beam 3d Printer
This is the next version of Dash, now operating much closer to its potential. Please message me if you need anything, such as Simplify3D settings, material information, design intent etc. Since the Pack-and-Go zip file is fairly large (120mB), here is a link where it can be downloaded: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Q3ygyo_tTrB4UYIV62_wtCSCbWuE3krT/view?usp=sharing Note: I use Solidworks 2022, acquired through their Solidworks for Makers program (check it out!). A super deal at $100/yr
Build Author Bruce Boettjer Views 21359
Hello, I have been looking around for a vacuum forming machine for a long time, and could not find one that was either in my price range or was safe enough for me to want in my home. The Phlatformer answers both of these requirements... Unfortunately, it was not available in either cut-out or...
Build Author OpenBuilds Views 7491
OpenBuilds Table Series
The OpenBuilds Table Series offers a modular table structure that grows with your needs.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 24908
Combines the layout factor of a CoreXY while using Cartesian logic. The design has a fixed build plate - moving an X/Y frame on the Z axis enclosed by an outer main frame.
Build Author Gino Lanzi Views 9191
2 GANTRY CNC HOTWIRE MACHINE
A 2 independent gantry affordable hotwire machine.
Build Author Ahmed Ibrahim Views 564
Cairo Mini 3d-Printer
We are introducing the Cairo Mini 3d-printer! It’s a DIY fully Open-source Reproducible 20x20cm 3d-printer. The original goal of the Cairo Mini 3d-printer is to create a low-cost 3d-printer below 220$(3500 LE). That anyone can build with ease.
Build Author SOA Views 48184
GridBot Two: Powerfully Simple
Core XY, sensor-less homing, integrated camera, touch screen, pi, 32-bit controller, fast, quiet, beautiful prints. 300 x 300 x any build volume. Just change out the Z lead screws, rods, and four pillars. Total BOM around $700 USD. Build time around 6 hours.
Build Author SORIN ILIESCU Views 36756
Sphinx 55 on MGN12 linear rails
My machine is a combination of the Openbuilds Sphinx 55, MGN12 linear rails knockoffs and custom made plates made by Chris Laidlaw
Build Author Giarc Views 11183
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 Gary Caruso Views 453
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.
Build Author lewac Views 7168
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 DaveCharbs Views 495
GHOST Case by Copper Pour
GHOST Case build for the OpenBuilds Black Box Motion Control System
Build Author Giovanni Adamo Views 1951
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 Mark Carew Views 17262
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 sausagePaws Views 593
Remote Toiler Flusher!
This project provides an easy method for my granddaughter to use the facilities in the smallest room of the house! The toilet cistern is located in the garage and was originally manually activated by a pushbutton connected via a cable. The location of the pushbutton - combined with the stiffness of the mechanism made it tricky for her to use. This project provides a solution to the problem.
Build Author linmag Views 18465
C-beam Machine - Modesty
Modified C-beam Machine. Taller (30 cm) C-beam uprights in gantry, and longer 750 mm frame in Y direction. XL gantry plate on X (and Z?). Y will have additional 700 mm SBR16 rails as extra support and slightly raised bed to fit above stepper motor. Approx. machinable area of 370 x 370 mm.
Build Author William Grunwald Views 3701
1000mm x 1000mm linear rails, double gantry, build in Process... more to come
Build Author Mark Carew Views 228622
C-Beam® Machine - Plate Maker
This C-beam Machine is an in affordable CNC plate maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author Mark Carew Views 62990
OpenBuilds Workbee 1510 (60" x 40")
The OpenBuilds WorkBee 1510 - 1500x1000 Belt Driven CNC Machine
Build Author Kyo Views 11892
3-Axis CNC Laser Engraver running grbl 1.1 in laser mode and Laserweb4.
Build Author Steve Hall Views 1787
Cartesian Style Build UK
Another Cartesian style build with parts from the UK, US & China.
Build Author lekey Views 1683
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 Johnny Reich Views 364
ProLight 1000 Mill Retrofit
Update a 20-year old bench top milling machine with OpenBuild Ecosystem electronics.
Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 10962
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 Rick 2.0 Views 3984
C-Beam Mini Mite
A small system with a big bite. Design achieves a good balance between machine size vs. build area, rigidity and ease of construction all while keeping build cost as low as possible.
Build Author Ryan Lock Views 100973
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 Mike Campbell Views 1654
DIY Vacuum Hold Down table
A simple vacuum hold down/clamp set up using a 6hp canister vacuum.
Build Author Moag Views 96037
C-Beam Machine XLarge
A rigid and wide format, plate and carving CNC.
Build Author Netechsys Views 23177
LEAD 1515, HGH15, SFU1604 Ball Screw
Build Author BooTec Views 25343
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 that-jim Views 21472
LINEAR RAIL SPHINX 55 (Blue OX plates)
Machine based on Sphinx 55 built with linear rails.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 34561
OpenBuilds Sphinx 55 (20" x 20")
The OpenBuilds Sphinx 55 - 500x500 Lead Screw Machine
Build Author Ariel Yahni Views 44533
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 Kyo Views 5795
A Sphinx build to inspire and encourage all those who want to get started with cnc to check out Opensbuilds line of machine bundles and hardware.
Build Author Superslinky Views 7116
K40 Laser Build (Major Changes)
Major K40 Laser Mod
Build Author Oyvind Amundsen Views 1685
I have tested my Opt Lasers laser module on a "open" frame for some time. Decided that I want to test a corexy setup and combine it with a boxed/enclosed design - my goal is to get high precision + a safe setup with protection from the laser light + a fan to extract the smoke/exhaust..
Build Author Mark Carew Views 167159
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 boutrous Views 3693
Laser Rotary Attachment
Build Summary updated after parts list completed
Build Author JCPhlux Views 19216
Large Core XY 3d Printer W/fixed build plate
Build Author Wes Dwight Views 4197
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 CChico Views 1007
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 CChico Views 1370
Magnetic CNC Dust Shoe with LED lights and Camera*
Making my own magnetic dust shoe with led lights and a camera. Showing my progress from beginning to now.
Build Author AWoodbridge Views 1510
Pro Light 1000 CNC Machining Center Rebuild
Replacing the Pro Light control box with a Open Builds BlackBox.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 55839
OpenBuilds Workbee 1010 (40" x 40")
The OpenBuilds WorkBee 1010 - 1000x1000 Lead Screw Driven CNC Machine
Build Author Gary Johnson Views 1604
Phlat Printer 3 meets Open Builds
I will go over the attachments for the PP3 Z axis. soon. Before any thing else .You need to know the first PP3 ,used SKP 7 and Mach 3. Later on they used CNC USB.
Build Author deltajegga Views 5313
probably as big as you'd want it...
Build Author Kyo Views 126853
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 Jacob Christiansen Views 2970
ACRO 1010 with custom Z axis
This is my build for an ACRO system with a custom z-axis for changing z height for focusing or for adjusting depth when making multiple passes when cutting.
Build Author Genetoys Views 1241
Building a printer that can fit inside and operate at ~200 C oven temperatures
Build Author Stokrotka74 Views 4289
This is a Sphinx variation, aimed to minimize footprint and maximize workarea. Work in progress.
Build Author zaxes Views 9694
Laser engraving machine
Second better project, high durable mainframe, silent work, non vibration.
Build Author David Bunch Views 3807
V-Slot 2020 EggBot
To build a simple EggBot
Build Author RSch Views 1641
Scroll-saw Spiral Cutter
Attached to a scroll saw you can cut nested wooden spirals with this jig. Make two, three, four ... interlocking spirals that unwind/unscrew. Fascinating toys or art objects!
Build Author CNCGear Views 5687
The BlackBee CNC
Ball screw drive, linear rail CNC Kit
Build Author Mark Carew Views 15504
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 mathom713 Views 7119
27" by 40" CNC
DIY design and build of a roughing 2' by 3.5' CNC router
Build Author Kelly Horn Views 1185
first CNC build
It start out to be an upgrade of a CNC 3018-PRO but ended up being a full build
Build Author Kelly Horn Views 634
Belt drive linear scale for Mill and Lathe
Build Author Metalguru Views 11509
Yet another build of an improved C-Beam Machine, improving stiffness, size, versatility, and strength without increasing costs much.
Build Author Sergei Starovoitov Views 1412
Motorized mic stand
This system allows you to adjust the position of the microphone remotely
Build Author Frank Gore Views 3570
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 Kyo Views 9464
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 7078
Grizzly G0758 Benchtop Mill Conversion
A proper CNC mill conversion. But quite small, with my trademark idiosyncracies.
Build Author John Pollman Views 3952
Wanhao Duplicator i3 Plus - Major rebuild.
Major rebuild of my Wanhao Duplicator i3 Plus.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 8575
Z FLoating head for Plasma cutting (OX CNC compatible)
How to convert your OX CNC to a plasma cutter at low cost
Build Author Vin1027 Views 4608
This is the original C-Beam Sphinx with the 16 wheel X gantry plates. I'm using the Ethernet Smoothstepper, Gecko G540 stepper driver and Mach 4 for motion control.
Build Author Joe F Views 5462
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 Nomad1 Views 2270
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 Max Tepermeister Views 31794
A dual extrusion CoreXY printer with a 290 X 290mm build volume built entirely out of 2020 aluminum extrusion and using openbuilds mini-carriages for motion.
Build Author Alex_Printing Views 6204
Build Author mytechno3d Views 17701
Router / plasma cutting table ( Rack and pinion )
Heavy DIY plasma cutting table
Build Author OpenBuilds Views 8767
LEAD CNC 1010 Laser Modification
Easy All-in-One Laser and Mounting Kit for your Openbuilds CNC.
Build Author Jose Alezandre Views 704
The idea was to use materials from previuos failed projects into a succesful one. I have build this tiny but powerfull CNC machine mainly using the universal gantry plates for the X and Y axis. Also another innovative part is the fact that I assembled the Z gantry with 2 aluminum sections of 20X40 and one aluminum seccion of the 20X20. I used NEMA 17 stepper motors with GT2 pulleys. This was designed on Fusion360
Build Author Metalguru Views 16111
Big Ox Heavy Duty
A Heavy Duty version of the standard Big Ox build.
Build Author Srđan Marković Views 4202
I am satisfied with my build and next one will be even better.
Build Author Marco964 Views 6460
Lead CNC 1510 modified
This is an Openbuilds LEAD 1510, modified to supports a liquid cooled 1.5Kw spindle. The movements are made with lead screw on all three axes.
Build Author Project Hopeless Views 10793
Plywood Built CNC Router
This is my first build attempt, a large form (4x4ft.) 3 axis 4-motor CNC router table, . The build components are Baltic birch plywood, stepper motors, SBR linear bearings, and ball screws, LinuxCNC, Mesa controller.