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Build Author BooTec Views 4157
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 Troy Proffitt Views 5978
Sphinx Upgraded plates / ballscrews and linear rail
Upgraded Sphinx Cbeam using 3/8 aluminum plates and linear rails / ballscrews
Build Author Paul Stoller Views 928
Rise of the Sphoenix
I am building a Sphinx 55 from the bones of my old C-Beam machine. Rising from the ashes so to speak.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 11886
OneZ gets it's name from it's most unique feature - only motor for the Z axis while maintaining the stability of two bearing guides for the Z axis. Reduction to one Z motor eliminates need for auto bed leveling.
Build Author Marco964 Views 434
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 Ariel Yahni Views 27303
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 Mark Carew Views 186299
C-Beam® Machine - Plate Maker
This C-beam Machine is an in affordable CNC plate maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author viktop Views 4274
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 pedrofernandez Views 804
Openbuilds CubeBot 3D Printer
Cartesian type 3d printer build
Build Author Mark Carew Views 898730
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 pedrofernandez Views 6208
Openbuilds Table Top 50w Co2 Laser Cutter/Engraver
DIY build of a Co2 Laser cutter/engraver 12x24 working area.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 937
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 megashub Views 10304
K40 C02 Laser Rail System
An Openbuilds replacement rail system for the common eBay "K40" C02 Laser Cutter
Build Author mytechno3d Views 473
Router / plasma cutting table ( Rack and pinion )
Heavy DIY plasma cutting table
Build Author Mark Carew Views 75867
This OpenBuilds Mini Mill is a great go-to desktop sized CNC milling plate / part maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author SORIN ILIESCU Views 3766
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 Mark Carew Views 42532
V-Slot NEMA 23 Linear Actuator (Lead Screw)
Learn to build a super strong nema 23 lead driven linear actuator
Build Author Mark Carew Views 4503
Nema 23 Belt and Pinion Actuator
This easy to build and effective system can take your builds to the next level! This design is strong and accurate and could be the solution/upgrade that you've been looking for!
Build Author Mark Carew Views 3953
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 Mark Carew Views 5840
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 shanehooper Views 5731
Workhorse 3D Printer
Large 600mm x 350mm x 350mm Build Volume with lead screw driven motion. The printer build has a moving gantry and fixed heat bed. Open Source
Build Author Mark Carew Views 82876
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 Mark Carew Views 3349
NEMA 17 Belt and Pinion Actuator
This Belt and Pinion actuator is a great example of how easy it is to convert your machine into a belt drive system.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 71274
V-Slot™ Mini V Linear Actuator
Learn to build the V-SLOT Mini V Modular linear Actuator System and create all kinds of cool machines!
Build Author Mark Carew Views 84703
C-Beam™ Linear Actuator
Here are a few helpful C-Beam actuator ideas that will help you get a start on your builds
Build Author tmadrms Views 463
C-beam machine mods.
Build Author DylanWarrick Views 239
Sim Racing rig
Made with OpenBuilds 2020 and 2060 material/brackets/hardware. Simlabs wheel deck. Fanatec DD wheel base/wheel/pedals NRG seat Sim racing studio wind simulators Few 3D printed brackets/caps/cable holds
Build Author yaman Views 2011
V5- 2in1 ( 3dPrint+laser Engraving )
2in1 ( 3dPrint+laser Engraving )
Build Author Mark Carew Views 12074
OpenBuilds Sphinx 1050 (20" x 40")
The OpenBuilds Sphinx 1050 - 500x1000 Lead Screw Machine
Build Author Mark Carew Views 12844
OpenBuilds Sphinx 55 (20" x 20")
The OpenBuilds Sphinx 55 - 500x500 Lead Screw Machine
Build Author mytechno3d Views 18951
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 28711
OpenBuilds Workbee 1510 (60" x 40")
The OpenBuilds WorkBee 1510 - 1500x1000 Belt Driven CNC Machine
Build Author Mark Carew Views 9564
OpenBuilds Workbee 1050 (40" x 20")
The OpenBuilds WorkBee 1050 - 1000x500 Lead Screw Driven CNC Machine
Build Author Mark Carew Views 25463
OpenBuilds Workbee 1010 (40" x 40")
The OpenBuilds WorkBee 1010 - 1000x1000 Lead Screw Driven CNC Machine
Build Author mytechno3d Views 13262
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 Kanu Views 145
Filament winder ( carbon fiber )
Carbon fiber filament winder
Build Author sausagePaws Views 1687062
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 j0achim Views 7008
CoreXY - e3d inspired
CoreXY printer heavily inspired by e3d's new open source printer with tool changing. I intend to make it so when e3d start selling toolheads these can be added to the machine without any major work having to be done.
Build Author Neil Rosenberg Views 3797
Dash-X 3D Printer: Innovative design
Cross-beam Cartesian 3d printer with dual master/slave lightweight fiberglass drive shafts, BMG style extruder with Bowden (Capricorn) tubing. Hot end is Creality Ender 3 style with two fans and BLTouch for autoleveling. Filament runout sensor is also included.
Build Author MattR Views 4925
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 1152
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 MattR Views 2715
Cricut Expressions 2 to ESP32 GRBL Control
A log of my "brain surgery" on a Cricut Expressions 2 to change the control board to something open so that I could cut what I wanted. The ESP32 GRBL board I used has bluetooth and WIFI built-in and was very easy to get working just the way I wanted.
Build Author mjenkins5720 Views 348
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 alan richard Views 30379
An enclosed cube shaped 3D printer using CoreXY motion. Fabricated from V slot extrusion, standard extrusion, aluminium plate and acrylic sheet using basic workshop tools. Using standard RAMPS/ Reprap electronics. Technically a 'Repstrap' currently used to build a true 'Reprap'
Build Author Mark and Oreo Views 446
Cnc od grinder and thread grinder
This is a totally original build of an od id grinder and thread grinder, I hope.
Build Author Roy Berntsen Views 4985
V-Baby CoreXY - Quality Engineered DIY 3d Printer
Easy to build - affordable opensource DIY CoreXY 3d Printer for fast reliable prototyping on your desktop - All wheels and V-Slots for smooth quick moves and opensource firmware on 8 or 32 bit controllers
Build Author reef Views 2769
CNC Cyclone PCB Factory, my way, step by step.
I'd like to renew my cnc for PCB so I decide to create new one from an existing project named Cyclone PCB Factory.
Build Author recoush Views 3892
CoreXY 3D build one
an 8020 build with 1010 extrusion (1") Square tubing Rough size is 24x24x36 (600x600x900) The expected usable print area 21.5x21.5X32"roughly (510x510x760) An XY 3D printer with 3 extruders and 3 Z-axis 0.9 degree motors the table (Z-AXIS) will lift up to the XY Carriage on 3 12mm linear rod and 3 8mm Lead screw's Corexy designs complete and Z-axis build is started don’t have a 3D cad system yet so building my prototypes on a pcb layout tool
Build Author taratata2016 Views 4278
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 Peter Stoneham Views 5133
Large 'Double H-Bot' using Openbuilds 2040 v-slot
The aim of this design is to build a simple, cost effective (under $1000) and relatively compact large volume (m3) 3D printer that will use a pellet extruder to create art/design objects using shredded recycled plastics.
Build Author Ryan Lock Views 52057
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 Jacob Lotter Views 6021
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 Lasersc Views 6911
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 6005
CNC 1000x1000mm C-beam
inspired by http://openbuilds.org/builds/c-beam-sphinx.3605/
Build Author Joe Young Views 5165
Rack and Pinion (Death to Belts)
Low profile rack and pinion linear actuator design
Build Author Keith Davis Views 2557
A posi-drive leveling printer in 300x300x380mm format that easily breaks down for suitcase size shipping.
Build Author viktop Views 8063
Simple CNC Router (Nema17, V-slot 2040, Arduino, GRBL)
An OX-inspired mini desktop mill.
Build Author SecretSpy711 Views 9590
Heavily upgrading my 1200x500 Shapeoko 2... ...er, wait, scratch that... Building an all new machine, roughly the same size, that should be more rigid than a Shapeoko 3!
Build Author Bloodember Views 521
Mammoth (Delta printer)
Massive Delta printer with a print area of 25 Inches (634mm).
Build Author Sir Bagels Views 373
Senior Design Project Bennett Robertson, Megan England University of Iowa College of Engineering
Build Author Lasersc Views 1380
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 Keith Davis Views 561
A 200mm x 300mm x 200mm workhorse that never needs leveling due to Posi-Drive Leveling design.
Build Author rcKeith Views 497
USB Hot Wire CNC Foam Cutter
Build a Hot Wire CNC Foam Cutter with inexpensive 3d printer electronics.
Build Author Rick 2.0 Views 1990
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 1362
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 uwsdandt Views 9604
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 LukasK Views 9527
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 roadss Views 14334
Rawcnc 1.5 Desktop Edition
This will showcase the build of my Rawcnc 1.5. A rigid cnc router from the Swedish company Rawcnc, featuring a rather cool linear motion system, rack & pinion and steel reinforced X-axis capable of milling aluminum.
Build Author Fábio Pires Views 2094
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 msdosfx Views 2269
Workbee 1510 Screw Driven
Workbee 1510 screw driven build by MsDosFX.
Build Author sgspenceley Views 85082
Linear Rail CNC Machines
A CNC build using linear rails & lead screws.
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 488
CBeam Sphinx Upgrade
Simple upgrade of the Y axis on a Cbeam sphinx from 500mm to 1000mm.
Build Author Ticky-Tack Views 3445
Photogrammetry 3d Scanner
A mid-sized version of a Photogrammetry 3D Scanner.
Build Author evilc66 Views 25602
LCD Based SLA Resin Printer
SLA resin printer based on a gen3/4 iPad Retina display. The design intent is to create a printer with the highest resolution possible with a lower cost of entry compared to DLP projector based SLA printers.
Build Author nc3dpw Views 7972
(Portable) Large Format 3d Printer 4ft square frame. Build Volume 36in x 36in x 36in
Large format printer build based off successful small Corexy. I figured it could be scaled to large format and be portable. Portable meaning by removing a few pieces it could effectively be rotated out of a standard door frame.
Build Author crypt-tek Views 3913
The crypt-cube is another project I've been working on off and on over the past year, unlike my previous built C3DO this is a much smaller built with a volume of 318mm x 240mm x 220mm. With this build my main focus is precision and speed.
Build Author Shortyski13 Views 1381
Mushu - Large Scale CoreXY
20x26x28 inch Build Volume CoreXY. Unlike many builds, I've decoupled the XY movements from the Z-Axis lead screws to help prevent Wobble, will be using linear guide rails, and mains powered bed heater, and a bed that is Allowed to thermally grow. This build is JUST narrow enough to fit through a standard sized doorway.
Build Author KronBjorn Views 1381
WorkBee Lead 1010, Reduced Footprint, Nema17
This is a WorkBee 1000x1000mm with lead screws and Nema17's. It has a reduced footprint, with the geared Nema's inside the frame.
Build Author Todd Brous Views 906
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 Moag Views 75418
C-Beam Machine XLarge
A rigid and wide format, plate and carving CNC.
Build Author RV6APilot Views 1622
South Carolina Workbee 1000X1000
This is about my build of a Workbee 1000X1000 being built here in Trenton, SC. My goal is to use it to help cut the new panel for my RV6A airplane.
Build Author CNCMD Views 8355
Heavy Duty build with 1605 Ballscrew and Linear Rail
Build Author Mac6986 Views 4110
Vinyl Application Roller table
Build progress of custom roller table for applying graphics
Build Author Stan Howe Views 815
Bee the Boss
The frame of the CNC is going to to Bee a basic Work Bee with maybe 1 modification to the spoil board attachment. This will be located on a custom bench housing the electronics and vacuum. I plan to install Stepper online steppers, drivers, power supplies, and break out board. I will add a 1.5 KW water cooled spindle, with a radiator. The fans from the radiator will pull air from a filtered enclosure for all the electronics.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 10363
A CoreXY/Bowden design with a belt driven Z axis. This is a box design without the front end of the box, making the print area and maintenance, like changing a nozzle, easily accessible.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 19590
PhlatPrinter MK 3
The Phlatprinter 3 was designed to be used in a small shop with the ability to cut large sheets of foam for RC airplane projects. The idea was that you could save all of your aircraft as models and tweak to perfection after every flight.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 57627
Phlatprinter foam cutting CNC machines are awesome space saving mills that use a rotary axis as a sheet feed.
Build Author MarkM_NJ Views 13297
My very first openbuilds cnc machine. Followed along DaztheGas's Spartacus build.
Build Author DanY3D Views 1101
Dirt cheap build.
Build Author Cortellini Views 2411
the Feedback Fractal project
The Story of the Scecina Memorial High School 1510 BUILD will unfold through a series of 10 minute Episodes. Each episode will consist of video showing how to assemble some aspect of the 1510 overlaid with a discussion about Technology, Art, Philosophy... and Life the Universe and Everything. Episode two is soon to follow. If sufficient interest ensues, the episodes may continue beyond the building of the 1510 to relate its use in the making of the Art.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 13703
SLA (Resin) 3D Printer
SLA LCD 3D Printer ( 8.9'' LCD screen )
Build Author obmilllivebuild Views 3765
Live OpenBuilds MiniMill -> MiniPrint/Laser Conversion Demo @ MRRF2019
Transformation of an OpenBuilds Mini Mill into a convertible 3D printer / CNC mill with interchangeable tooling. Maybe a bonus conversion TBD.
Build Author Colin Mccourt Views 2440
The BEE and ME
I have always wanted to work with CNC machinery...a few years back I got my chance to learn some basics at the Double Glazing Company where I was employed (very basic I might add) before the firm folded and I was made redundant...I wanted to continue learning and when I came across this site which push affordable machines I thought I'd give it a go. So I purchased a !000mmx750mm Screw Driven Workbee from Ooznest and I'm about to embark on my quest as many have done before me...Wish me Luck!
Build Author infectedfpv Views 2465
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 dreys Views 4624
Was once a mini mill
Build Author David Bunch Views 5815
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 Knut Bøje Views 5779
My OX cnc upgrade.
Build Author Srđan Marković Views 1326
I am satisfied with my build and next one will be even better.
Build Author skarab Views 17233
iTopie RepRap - 3D Printer
A stable and strong 3D printer made of 16mm MDF and machined on my OX.