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Build Author MTO Views 56
Absolute positioning hardware and software
Absolute linear positioning using deBruijn sequences.
Build Author JWhitten Views 3881
Build #2 - Bigger & Stronger
This is my latest project. I'm building a new CNC router to be bigger in cutting envelope (1500mm x 3000mm / approx 5 by 10 ft).
Build Author roadss Views 311
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 Rui Vasconcelos Views 134
C-Beam XL ( 1 meter square foot print)
A modified C-Beam Build with a few Addons
Build Author Michael.M Views 7459
This is a Kyo Sphinx CNC Router build. The working area will be: I'm not sure yet.
Build Author Anthony Castelluci Views 61
Simple Camera Lofted Camera Slider
Build a manual camera slider.
Build Author SecretSpy711 Views 400
Heavily upgrading my 1200x500 Shapeoko 2.
Build Author dreys Views 350
Behemoth cnc router with linear rails
Behemoth cnc router build in progress using hiwil rails and closedloop servos.
Build Author mikework Views 629
My 1st C-Beam CNC
1M C-beam xy variant
Build Author Michael Dwyer Views 303
My MiniMill is just the start
This is my first build and I've been waiting to do this for a very long time.
Build Author stargeezer Views 5679
OXilla - a 3ft x 3ft CNC Router/Mill - Goals are strength, power and speed
This will be an ongoing log as I build this machine. Name change by popular demand - at least a couple of us. :)
Build Author Mark Carew Views 7824
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 ChadRat6458 Views 651
SkyKae sphinx - c beam xl hybrid
I took what I thought were the best parts of the sphinx and the c beam xl to build a bigger and faster machine.
Build Author Jeremiah Guinn Views 1080
OX CNC SMW3d 1500x1500
A small business idea led us here, lets see where it will go.
Build Author rcKeith Views 17604
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 1893
Halloumi CNC Machine - Acetal Plates
I built the original machine using plywood plates, and always intended to upgrade those parts to more durable ones. I decided to go with acetal as it's a lot easier to cut than aluminium. I used fusion 360 to model and rebuild the original machine. Once I have assembled everything and feel confident it all works I will release the plate designs here.
Build Author beardyblair Views 13015
My build log of an adapted Sphinx design with additional height and a larger X and Y axis.
Build Author idegraaf Views 745
Build Author dogmeatk Views 5598
Dogmeat's Custom C-Beam XL
I love the C-Beam XL concept, this build is my custom version with the goal of increasing rigidity for metal milling.
Build Author pek Views 4199
Prusa i3 Bear Upgrade
Stronger frame for Prusa i3 MK2 / MK2s / MK2.5 3D printer
Build Author MTO Views 960
V-Slot MAME cabinet
A minimalist MAME "cabinet" made from extrusion.
Build Author alan richard Views 12285
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 Ryan Lock Views 2626
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 Dangatech Views 1555
C beam machine (with larger T-slot platform)
Larger, more rigid build plate C beam machine
Build Author Peter Van Der Walt Views 3547
MiniMill Z Axis Upgrade with Offset Motor
Upgrade your Minimill with an off-set Z Axis Motor
Build Author Jason Harding Views 1044
Mobile bed cnc machine, first build
Currently i am reworking the frame still with current available parts just going to buy material to make the y and the z axis from openbuilds. The x axis is now going to be mobile similar to a 3d printer style.
Build Author Metalguru Views 1481
Yet another build of an improved C-Beam Machine, improving stiffness, size, versatility, and strength without increasing costs much.
Build Author evgeny156 Views 1410
OB Minimill with bottom frame PSU+Drivers
All-in-one OB Minimill
Build Author DA_Spec Views 1881
Heavy duty C Beam
a 1000mm x 1500mm CBeam build with hgr20 hiwin rails 600w er16 spindle
Build Author Keith Davis Views 1600
Bi-Motion Box Printer
Design eliminates any movement of both the X and Y motors to achieve X/Y travel. It uses linear bearings for both linear travel and rotational movement.
Build Author Robert DInkel Views 1384
X Axis Upgrade for AM8 (ANET All Metal)
My goal is to upgrade the acrylic ANET A8 to all metal.
Build Author PatrickB Views 2092
The goal is to have a relatively strong CNC to be able to cut alu. Working space will be around 800x350x100mm.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 53707
C-Beam™ Linear Actuator Build
Here are a few helpful C-Beam actuator ideas that will help you get a start on your builds
Build Author JimB828 Views 663
This build will be based on the C-Beam Plate Maker, with additional changes based on other builds and ideas.
Build Author Jim F Views 4680
Basing this build on the C-Beam machine XL on the parts store, but added a few things to make it more like the C-Beam XXLarge "Tank" by Dollarz81. Going with the Dewalt 611 instead of a water cooled spindle at first. May change down the road. Using a Panucat Gradus M1 controller with BigFoot drivers.
Build Author SamKircher Views 2750
C-Beam Sphinx Vacuum
A modified 1000x1000 Sphinx, with a built in vaccum table.
Build Author stargeezer Views 1331
Next up will be the electronics package. My parts bins are overflowing with boards so this may be the hardest decision to make of the entire build.
Build Author Daryl Eden Views 681
C beam Larger and Stronger
My first build based on the original C beam Sphinx. I’m not sure at this point what the final size will be. I have the parts from the c beam Sphinx and extra beams and lead screws to build up to 1000mm x 1000mm.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 122549
C-Beam™ Machine - Plate Maker
This C-beam Machine is an in affordable CNC plate maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author Moag Views 42045
C-Beam Machine XLarge
A rigid and wide format, plate and carving CNC.
Build Author Scotty Orr Views 1064
QuorXZ: A String-driven, Core XZ Printer
The QuorXZ doesn't magically appear. It's gestation takes time, careful attention, and requires many parts. However, when it is ready, a magical, mechanical instrument is born....(and when you finally say its name, it sounds a little bit like "corks").
Build Author Mark Carew Views 22738
This OpenBuilds Mini Mill is a great go-to desktop sized CNC milling plate / part maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author Mark Carew Views 692472
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 Savvas Views 10457
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 Andrew Helsel Views 4159
MiniMill with DW611 and SmoothieBoard 4x v1.1
Build Author DaveStewart Views 1759
Small C-Beam Plate Maker With Remote Login & Operation
C-Beam Plate cutter with Raspberry Pi V3, Arduino Mega2560 and Camera. Remote login & operation via SSH with cnc.js server, mjpg server on the Pi.
Build Author JimB828 Views 2707
A horizontal-router CNC using openbuilds parts geared toward routing out mortise and tenon joinery; or any other end grain work on wood.
Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 53750
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 Greg Lampman Views 5210
C-Beam Intro to CNC
Build log for my first CNC machine, a C-Beam Plate Maker
Build Author Huub65 Views 3292
My C Beam - NEMA 17 - GRBL- Arduino project
Cbeam machine. Using small stepper motors (NEMA 17) and Arduino controller. Try to get this working in de upcoming month.
Build Author Cornerspace Views 941
C Beam CNC+Laser
You will be following the assembly of the mechanical kit and how i integrate the electronics into the final build.
Build Author Jay Lytle Views 1046
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 Keith Davis Views 9918
TrueUp Kit Version
A Cartesian printer using bushings for the Z axis instead of wheels or linear bearings. The design also synchronizes two Z axis screws with a timing belt for a level lift. The ratio of the drive pulley and Z axis pulleys produce .005 lift per full step on a 200 step motor, eliminating layer resolution "drift" caused by microstepping.
Build Author DazTheGas Views 16591
Been using the Ox now since 2015, so decided I should move on to C-Beam :-)
Build Author Indieflow Views 59512
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 Mark Carew Views 53429
V-Slot™ Mini V Linear Actuator Build
Learn to build the V-SLOT Mini V Modular linear Actuator System and create all kinds of cool machines!
Build Author Mark Carew Views 30389
V-Slot™ Nema 23 Linear Actuator Build (Lead Screw)
Learn to build a super strong nema 23 lead driven linear actuator
Build Author Paul Boartfield Views 1976
C beam xl
I would recommend this challenge to any woodworker looking for something new.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 60628
V-Slot™ Nema 17 Lead Screw / ACME Driven Actuators
Example model of lead screw driven actuators for your next project!
Build Author Brian Popp Views 13793
Salmon Sphinx 1.0
A tribute build based on Kyo's wonderful CBeam Sphinx. My hope is to improve on that build slightly, but to be honest, I'll probably just screw it up. I'll use this build to publicly document my failures.
Build Author Nels Views 2438
Another Sphinx - 1000mm x 750mm
The reason for building this CNC is to help me in my guitar building hobby. (telecasters)
Build Author THE LINK Views 1502
2020 First build.
Probably cheapest DIY build youl see.
Build Author Bruce Walker Views 2312
BD's C-Beam Machine CNC Router (WIP)
CNC router table based on OpenBuilds C-Beam Machine bundle.
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 7468
Just a little light duty laser engraver.
Build Author JimB828 Views 1655
Miter Saw Station
A Miter Saw station built using a Dewalt Miter Saw Stand and V-Slot extrusions.
Build Author islahcnc Views 2091
I will post soon some more details.
Build Author JerryD Views 2090
1500x1000mm Adjustable Height
I have the demand to cut/etch tall pieces of material. For this reason, I have designed a machine with 500mm uprights with adjustable gantry height. This way I can raise/lower the sled and z-axis as needed. I've also chosen to use a linear C-channel assembly for the Z axis with the plate mounted to the gantry instead of the other way around. This will allow for maximum range of the z-axis. The parts list/BOM does not include motors/belts/pulleys or electronics.
Build Author megashub Views 2534
K40 C02 Laser Rail System
An Openbuilds replacement rail system for the common eBay "K40" C02 Laser Cutter
Build Author Karan Singh Sisodia Views 1692
My Home made CNC
Home Made CNC Router from Scrape
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 2654
The MakerSL Customized OB Minimill
This is my interpretation of the OB Minimill, what I've changed so far, and what may continue to change as my requirements change.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 2300
MakerSL MSL-21 OB Minimill Enclosure
Simple enclosure for the OB Minimill
Build Author Yeo Chun Beng Views 2147
First CNC Build
Building my First CNC for PCB milling. Some modification done to the original build from OpenBuild Bundle.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 7022
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 mytechno3d Views 4307
SLA (Resin) 3D Printer
SLA LCD 3D Printer ( 8.9'' LCD screen )
Build Author MuchoBurrito Views 2417
Reusing parts to build a CNC - planning stage
Build Author kallibaba Views 5938
CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine
A little CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine More and details in the next weeks
Build Author WarEagle90 Views 2433
Dixie C-Beam XL
Build log of the Dixie C-Beam XL CNC Router.
Build Author Beam Views 2472
DIY Flywheel Camera Slider
My take on a non affordable slider.
Build Author Fabio Orsi Views 1942
147 RepStrap 002
This project is focused on developing a low-cost, portable and open-source FDM 3D Printer.
Build Author Sandy DeFalco Views 2390
Sandy3D wall mounted 1000 mm x 1000 mm C Beam Mill
I am attempting to mount The C-Beam Machine XLarge on the wall and have it look like a piece of art and be totally functional as this will be in our livingroom.
Build Author Michael Forte Views 3434
OX CNC Build
OX CNC built using the kit from SMW3D with a Smoothieboard 5 and external motor drivers.
Build Author JamesA Views 3839
Extendable Mini Mill
Another MiniMill, different to the OpenBuilds version and potentially more flexible because of the design.
Build Author MTO Views 5322
Building a small mill to match my 7x12 lathe.
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 1717
MiniMill - A must have machine :)
The new MiniMill from Mark and Sonny is a great little machine.
Build Author Shortyski13 Views 4151
A Large CoreXY build that can just barely get in through a doorway, aiming for under $1000. Build Volume approximately 18in x 24in x 26in.
Build Author Max Tepermeister Views 13211
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 Kyo Views 57325
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 evgeny156 Views 2636
3D Printer on Prusa architecture with best parts available
Wanna quet an nice looking device done by my hands
Build Author uwsdandt Views 5584
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 Limine3D Views 4494
A cartesian build with a build dimension of 200x200x750mm. I will be using a dual extruder, heated build plate, and a screw drive for the z axis.
Build Author Hisha Views 1992
Routy based build
Routy based build using 1000mm Y axis beams and 500mm X axis beams. Using a 20x80 Z axis to use the OpenBuilds router mount.
Build Author rengelking Views 3599
Vacuum Forming Machine
Vacuum Former built with off-the-shelf parts, works perfectly every time!
Build Author Gary Monroe Views 3265
C-Beam Desktop On Rails
My attempt at a Desktop CNC using C-Beam and Open-Rail with Steel Wheel bearings and LeadScrew Drive.
Build Author Rick Holder Views 4701
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 dddman Views 4282
60W CNC Laser build
Laser CNC, 60W, didn't have one yet... have to :) This build is a retrofit of a surgical laser into a CNC.
Build Author mikev Views 5009
C-Beam Evolution MkII
The C-Beam Evolution is an evolving machine. The MkII is inspired by Kyo's C-Beam Spinx but currently uses my own design of plates made of 8mm acrylic (X-axis ends) and 6mm polycarbonate (Y axis ends). The plates were made on the MkI but I hope to be able to make 6mm aluminium plates on the MkII for the MkIII.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 3855
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 tomaspavlica Views 3139
blueprints here: https://github.com/tomaspavlica/cnc_pkb2
Build Author FancyKiddo Views 4456
Triangular CNC Milling Machine
A wonky build to eliminate slop on a long Z axis
Build Author Tomas F Uribe Views 2700
2 1/2 axis CNC chassis. Convertible to plasma, 3D printer and welder. Currently used as router. Plotting table dim: X axis 620 mm, Y 650 mm, Z 100 mm. Created for teaching purposes, open source license, currently used for engraving ukiyo-e wood plates and printmaking