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Build Author Gino Lanzi Views 4858
2 GANTRY CNC HOTWIRE MACHINE
A 2 independent gantry affordable hotwire machine.
Build Author thinman Views 1546
A 250x250 mm Delta Printer utilizing a Duet Wifi controller and a Titan Aero direct drive extruder.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 674
OpenCase Mounting Kit
The OpenCase Mounting Kit makes wire management quick and easy!
Build Author MarkM_NJ Views 9030
My very first openbuilds cnc machine. Followed along DaztheGas's Spartacus build.
Build Author ChrisViral Views 1424
OP C-Beam Machine XL by ChrisViral
Video diary C-Beam XL build with massive steppers and a 1.5kW Chinese spindle.
Build Author Craig Hollabaugh Views 513
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 uGen Views 11256
Lab Power Supply + Soldering Station
A small 32 V, 96 W lab power supply with voltage/current/power limit, program memory and an outlet to power the popular TS-100 soldering iron
Build Author Brian_fox1980 Views 1201
This is my first build so I will let you know how I get on
Build Author Sam Price Views 1759
Acros with customizations [WIP]
This is a work in progress ACROS build with new legs and wire tracks.
Build Author rcKeith Views 30376
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 Savvas Views 12647
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 Braindice Views 1455
My first attempt at building a CNC style machine. Overall my plan is to use the PlanetCNC breakout board and software to run the machine from a dedicated laptop/tablet.
Build Author Jay Lytle Views 1543
Stock CNC Router
This is my first CNC router, so be kind on the criticism. I'm still learning. Not an engineer, and not a machinist so I am having to research and learn aspect from both of those areas of study!
Build Author Mohammad Kokash Views 4936
CNC 1000x1000mm C-beam
inspired by http://openbuilds.org/builds/c-beam-sphinx.3605/
Build Author jjcolletta Views 6570
Voxel OX Based Build
Building upon the great work done by Marshall Peck and others. I have started a new build.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 53673
Phlatprinter foam cutting CNC machines are awesome space saving mills that use a rotary axis as a sheet feed.
Build Author skarab Views 12445
OX Fixed Dust Shoe
A simple fixed dust shoe for your OX.
Build Author Limine3D Views 18241
Delta printer designed in sketchup and includes an adjustable bed.
Build Author Rich Bowen Views 2236
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 MTO Views 2040
C-beam upgrades to my power tools
Just some repairs and upgrades to my drill press and mitre saw using c-beam.
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 7887
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 Anthony Bolgar Views 2564
Air assist/fume collector for Diode Laser Engraver
This is a work in progress
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 1282
Clock repair stand
Open source clock movement stand
Build Author gavspav Views 4654
Ooznest build - 1500mm x 1000mm
Its the first build for me so its just the story of me attempting to build the kit and hopefully end up with something I can use. Hopefully without destroying anything or anyone.
Build Author FatGut Views 1556
MY experience as a first time introduction to the CNC world!
Build Author Maxime Favre Views 6150
SmoothiebrainZ CBeam Machine
Modded Plate maker with: Smoothiebrainz board and DQ542MA SN04 Endstops Modded Z axis Aluminium build plate and renforced Y axis Dust shoe
Build Author pinoaffe Views 2168
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 crnrstndes Views 2763
My first CNC - The C-Beam Basic
I am a newbie and this is my first build. After hours and hours of research I decided on the C-Beam. I will be changing one or two things but I will basically be building this as per Mark's video.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 8267
This is a simple, yet rugged design, weighing only 6 lbs and with 13x13x14" volume with a 8x8x6" build area. While assembly is pretty simple, the small size and rigidity of the design make shipping assembled printers attractive.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 9306
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 Zenmaniac Views 6617
4-axis C-Beam Hot Wire Wing cutter
4-axis CNC Hot wire foam wing cutter
Build Author nicklogan Views 12042
A Rostock style delta bot with the parts which are typically 3D printed made from medium density fiberboard (MDF). It uses a home made hot end.
Build Author The Dude Views 11130
Optical Limit + Home Switches
Optical home and limit switches for cnc, 3D printers, laser cutters, etc.
Build Author Cuong Vu Views 21817
It took me 18 long nights to build it
Build Author Rusticalmond Views 7320
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 motopreserve Views 6854
Persnickety Plate Maker
My very first attempt at a CNC build. Based on the OpenBuilds C-Beam Machine, small tweaks will be made to tailor it for my goals: machining G10, aluminum & some carbon fiber for use with multirotor and motorcycle parts. I am looking forward to the day when I am comfortable enough to bring the ideas in my head to the tip of the end mill in a smooth fashion...
Build Author Bear Views 8185
ANOTHER OX!~ Huge Thanks to Marc Carew and Open Builds. The primary reason I am building this CNC mill is to aid in my homemade snowboard creation. I am going to try and document as much of everything as I can and post it here to help others going a similar route. I know from past projects that taking the time to document each step can be tedious when you want to charge ahead but I will try! I hoping to get feedback on my design choices and set up as I am a complete newbie to CNC.
Build Author Ruslan Nasirov Views 7494
CNC Hotwire Foam Cutter
Here is my first ever CNC build. A CNC Hotwire Foam Cutter. I will update about achievements. I would love to read from you guys - advices, ideas. Especially regarding the electronics. I feel confident with the hardware part which I can't say about the electronics part.
Build Author gerard989 Views 4910
OpenBuilds CNC 500x500
Build Author cor5151 Views 2601
no xp cnc
This is my first cnc build, never used one before and don't know too much besides what i've read a little bit about them online. It's probably going to be about 31" y axis with hopefully around 4ft x axis, z height is still to be determined.