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Build Author DieselDevil Views 886
My Minimill hit the gym, and isn't so mini anymore
Build Author Damian V-SLOT Poland Views 11075
DIY Slab Flattening Mill
V-SLOT profiles and OpenBuilds accessories give us many possibilities. We decided to build a manual ROUTER SLED using only components of the OpenBuilds system. The design is simple to build, construction takes little time, and the frame is easy to transport.
Build Author Serge E. Views 57038
myOX : a 4' x 2' OX CNC with potential
This is the story of me building myOX - my version of the "ideal" OX. I want a machine which can route/mill at least 4' wide and as long as I can feed through (don't be shy, think "infinity") as well as going deep on multiple faces - manual 4th axis. I have loads of ideas to take myOX towards that goal and way beyond. Time will tell. Just follow along through this build and possibly a few others along the way ... Check out my OXCalculator : let your computer figure out your BoM
MiniMill Z Axis Upgrade with Offset Motor
Upgrade your Minimill with an off-set Z Axis Motor
Another C-Beam machine
This is basically a Sphinx variant with few changes of my own...hope it'll work.
Build Author Damian V-SLOT Poland Views 8614
Router Sled V1.1 V-SLOT
We want to present you the new design of the device which is Router Sled. The whole structure is made of aluminum elements and ensures good quality of the device. We used V-SLOT aluminum profiles and OpenBuilds accessories for the construction. The instructional video can be found on our YouTube channel (subtitles in English soon)
Build Author Mark Carew Views 125789
This OpenBuilds Mini Mill is a great go-to desktop sized CNC milling plate / part maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author obmilllivebuild Views 9176
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 Johnny Reich Views 627
ProLight 1000 Mill Retrofit
Update a 20-year old bench top milling machine with OpenBuild Ecosystem electronics.
Very cheap CNC made from laser fired and bent parts.
Build Author Ryan155 Views 4635
I made a mill from first principles because I didn't like any of the ones that were out there, More info can be found on the website RigCNC.com
Build Author C-CNC Views 10463
Gantry Style CNC from plywood
I am currently 15 years old, from Germany and trying to build a low budged CNC router. I only designed this CNC based on other CNC routers that I have seen and what I am able of. It consists mostly of 2.3cm plywood to keep costs down. The size of the work area is approx. 40 x 80 cm. I would be really glad if you could give me advice's for improvement on the design and everything else ... ( I could really need your help :) ) enjoy :)
first CNC build
It start out to be an upgrade of a CNC 3018-PRO but ended up being a full build
Belt drive linear scale for Mill and Lathe
Build Author Rob Taylor Views 7731
Grizzly G0758 Benchtop Mill Conversion
A proper CNC mill conversion. But quite small, with my trademark idiosyncracies.
Build Author Joe F Views 6157
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.
An OX-inspired mini desktop mill. Designed in OpenSCAD, these parts are fully parametric and can be customized to your liking.
Build Author Yanou Fishel Views 4215
Beefed up Minimill
A beefed up minimill, ready to gnaw on some aluminum! HG15 linear rails, a thick heavy column, bellows and easy fixturing and tramming.
Build Author dreys Views 9402
Was once a mini mill
Build Author Schematix Views 147172
OX-Metal CNC Router Mill
The OX-Metal is based on the original OX CNC mill But with a few modifications and add-ons
Aluminum OX build with some modifications
This is my OX CNC router. It has been a labor of love for over a year now! I hope you find it interesting and inspiring! I also hope that it gives some of you more experienced CNC builders a different perspective and some ideas!
Joe's Minimill Build
I put this together to cut aluminum. Chips get everywhere! Cover your lead screws. Put the mill inside an enclosure. DON'T mount electronics (especially the power supply) inside the enclosure, chips will get into it and short it out. Remove the manual jog wheels, they contribute to chatter (something about having a mass on the end of the lead screw causes vibration). I cut at 14000 RPM, 0.05 inch width of cut, 0.05 inch depth of cut, 30 inches per minute and just barely avoid chatter.
Build Author Andrew Helsel Views 9852
MiniMill with DW611 and SmoothieBoard 4x v1.1
Build Author reef Views 9467
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.
Cnc Mill using standard and 3d printed cimponents
I used the cad designs for the c beam to find a solution to my initial sourcing problem. I figured that I could use 2x 20x20 and 1x 20x80 Profil to create a c beam actuator. I sourced all of the profiles from a local machin builder and t-nuts and screws in my local hardware store. Some parts are currently in 3d printed pla for testing reasons.
Build Author Lasersc Views 8840
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 viktop Views 13448
Simple CNC Router (Nema17, V-slot 2040, Arduino, GRBL)
An OX-inspired mini desktop mill.
Build Author Lasersc Views 2763
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 roadss Views 21354
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.
Cnc mill, Plasma cutting and weld table
A functional table for plasma cutting, welding, tooling........
A table top OpenBuilds MiniMill build. 48V 52mm spindle with ER11 collets.
Build Author Cosmosteel Views 3097
Clear Acrylic Dust Shoe
Attaches router with screw clamping. Clear Skirt is 2" long or can be made longer if requested. Works well keeping dust within the chamber. It can be made to fit shapeoko, ox cnc, workbee, xcarve, 6040, laguna,piranha, millright etc. with similar setup including Bosh, Makita , dewalt 611 routers or spindles.
Build Author Christian James Views 6444
Workbee "style" 1010 cnc
This build is based on the Workbee 1010 CNC. It is not a kit build and is much the same as the original but with some significant changes made here and there as the build progresses.
MakerSL MSL-21 OB Minimill Enclosure
Simple enclosure for the OB Minimill
Small Mill type CNC machine, using C-Beams and V-Slot rail, bundle packs as a starter point. I needed a smallish desktop machine to fit a pretty narrow use case for my business, but the machine itself has larger applications to the OB community. Currently I will run the Dewalt 611 router on the Z axis, but have plans to add in a brushless RC style motor. So this design does have room to go either way easily.
My new wood mill
First and foremost, I want to create accurate parts for my model aircraft. In second line I am interested in the control and electronics of the milling machine. If you are interested in drawings and the parts list, feel free to contact me.
Build Author Lindsey Lewis Views 5706
CNC Mini Mill Build
CNC Mini Mill build with some mods after following standard build on Youtube video.
MMXL - A MiniMill Conversion
Using most of the parts of the MiniMill, and adding a few other parts (cost < $200), transforms the MiniMill into a very capable machine. Final build area as shown is 10.25" x 16". With a custom Y-plate, I will take it to 10.25" x 20-24".
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.
26 x 26 x 45 3D Printer/Mill
Super tall 3D printer. All lead screw design.
Build Author TimberTec1973 Views 2447
A quick little mini mill build
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 9856
Another Sphinx 7550 Made by an Openbuilds Cbeam
feel free to ask anything about this builds, but im a airline pilot and sometimes responding maybe will take me. while!!
Build Author Glenn Weston Views 15925
"The Moagie Mill" My C-Beam XLarge
My Experiences building the C-Beam X Large. Maybe you can pick up a few pointers from my ramblings and experiences if you are considering building this machine.
Build Author Michael.M Views 32568
This is a Kyo Sphinx CNC Router build. Working Area: 350mm X 500mm Link to original design: https://openbuilds.com/builds/c-beam-sphinx.3605/
Build Author Julius Views 22757
OX Balls - 1605 Ballscrew Powered 1000mmx1000mmm OX derivative
1000x1000mm Ballscrew driven OX Derivative. Dewalt 611 spindle and TB6600 Drivers.
Build Author Beam Views 8293
DIY Flywheel Camera Slider
My take on a non affordable slider.
Build Author onefoursix Views 5468
Yamm (Yet another MiniMill)
First time CNC user having a good time with a MiniMill
Just a little light duty laser engraver.
Minimill bundle, but with an extended X Axis
Build Author Techvette Views 4034
Minimill with slight modifications and v-slot table
This is a slightly-modified OpenBuilds minimill with some more Y travel and a v-slot table.
Horizontal MiniMill (x5)
The search for an affordable hobby 5 axis machine.
20x24 inch Fixed Gantry Mill
I have shared many pictures of this project it is now complete I have had my first cuts on this machine and it is solid , still learning the new motion Controller. The Acorn is more like you would find on a commercial built CNC or CNC Lathe.But it does have all of the functionally one needs
Build Author Blyn3D Views 4118
Fourth Axis Mill Prototype
I really like the 4th axis I purchased a few years back, but when I went looking for it again the suppliers who once carried it no longer do. Anyone know who makes it? Center hole receives collets. I own a ShopSmith so I am using a 5/8th rod and can mount it's chucks onto this machine. Also I like the use of the skateboard wheels, they are adjustable and one could use more sets over a longer axis. The Sherline z-axis is not my first choice, I just had a spare.
Build Author JAC_101 Views 4225
Small PCB, Engraving and Delrin CNC Mill
This is my first attempt at building a spindle based CNC machine. The intention is to mill PCB boards and mill delrin blocks. The device was built with an Emergency Stop that actually cuts power to the spindle and motors. This is a post build write-up and consists of finished photo compilation and CAD renderings.
Build Author jz321 Views 3058
OTiS (Off The Shelf) is 500mm cartesian CNC that can be built with all off the shelf parts from OpenBuildsStore. It features C-Beam actuators and a V-Slot frame.
Build Author Rob Withoff Views 3249
Some enhancements of the basic mini-mill
Build Author Carl van Heezik Views 6652
C-Beam™ Machine for PCB milling
C-Beam Machine for PCB milling
Build Author Bill325 Views 1326
One more life for a cube
Modify a Gen1 Cube printer into a small cnc router to cut pcbs and light (VERY light) milling work. Also easy to swap out the rotary head and mount a laser head for engraving.
Build Author Teflon4 Views 14421
TZ C-Beam Machine Plate Maker
A Modified and augmented Ooznest C-Beam Machine Plate Maker.
Build Author Chetan PM Views 2653
Gantry style rigid build
Build Author ZacharyB Views 3637
Arizona OpenBuilds MiniMill CNC
I ordered the OpenBuilds MiniMill from the OpenBuilds Parts Store http://openbuildspartstore.com/ They were out of Motors and Electronics when I ordered so I had to source these items elsewhere. But it turned out well doing it this way.
Build Author jamesdjadams Views 10536
C-Beam XL - TinyG - Aluminium Plate - Dewalt 611
C-Beam XL build using TinyG V8.
C beam machine (with larger T-slot platform)
Larger, more rigid build plate C beam machine
Extendable Mini Mill
Another MiniMill, different to the OpenBuilds version and potentially more flexible because of the design.
Build Author ymilord Views 16245
Small Portable PCB CNC Machine (CoreXY)
This is a small CNC mill/router specifically for manufacture PCBs. This is based on the corexy gantry setup. The plan is to have a small, light self-contained machine that can be used and easily but away when it's job is done.
MakerSL style vice - using just off-the-shelf-parts (NB UNTESTED WIP)
An attempt at copying the https://openbuilds.com/builds/makersl-msl-8-ob-vise.4084/ using just off-the-shelf OpenBuilds Parts - no machining
This will be a CNC milling machine. My goal is to make this mill for the minimum cost I can while not sacrificing quality. In hope of staring an educational YouTube channel on CNC milling and 3D Printing. Along with when to use both.
Build Author Michael Dwyer Views 2958
My MiniMill is just the start
This is my first build and I've been waiting to do this for a very long time.
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. :)
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.
OB Minimill with bottom frame PSU+Drivers
All-in-one OB Minimill
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 M^3 Views 19672
M Cubed CNC Mill
A no-nonsense CNC mini mill to get the job done.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 5458
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.
MiniMill - A must have machine :)
The new MiniMill from Mark and Sonny is a great little machine.
Building a small mill to match my 7x12 lathe.
Build Author mirage335 Views 6031
Portable, high-speed, low-cost advanced multi-tool desktop factory derived from LulzBot Taz and TazMega.
blueprints here: https://github.com/tomaspavlica/cnc_pkb2
Vertical Drill Mill
Mill drill using a dremel and some 3d printed parts
Build Author Robert Hummel Views 23588
Stinger V Micro Mill
While building my OX AI I found myself with left over v slot and thought to myself, what do I need that I can build using them? Well since I make a lot of my own PCB boards for projects I figured a micro PCB mill would fit the bill ;) With inspiration from the OX and OX AI I give you the Stinger V :)
CoreXY Table with Symmetric Lead Screw Z axis, Build volume: 293mm x 290.75mm x 223.83mm
Build Author rusirius Views 14288
A CNC platform designed with swapable heads to do laser engraving/etching/cutting, routing and milling, as well as 3D printing.
Build Author alex_b Views 13283
RONIN OX | The G10/Carbon Fiber Hogger
The Ronin OX is a dedicated fiber composite milling machine. I give a complete in-depth article on how to take a nearly stock OX build and easily turn it into something that can mill carbon fiber and G10 plate effectively and quickly.
Build Author motopreserve Views 7895
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 Skoobs Views 3944
Pretty Standard + Slave X Axis
Planning my build, just looking for design input at the moment. I definitely want a slave X axis. I am potentially going to go with one of the 1500W Chinese water cooled spindles.
Build Author CubeSpawn Views 13955
CubeSpawn 3 Axis Mill Module
Small Form factor based 3 axis Gantry style mill, Removeable mechanical module. Removable Electronics. with a removable machine pallet, for automation.
Build Author inhan Views 10924
OPENBUILDS Korea (ROVO 1000)
I am very grateful to Mark Carew with passion and imagination. Therefore, the machine is good, but making the website there too daedanhaeseo The end of the same either way to invisible homework. Thank you for allowing openbuilds team submitted to the challenge once again for those with a passion that I feel like in Korea, I want to be a great help.
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 mirage335 Views 10431
Multi-tool 3D printer, laser cutter, and CNC mill.
CNC MILLING ROUTER
CNC MILLING ROUTER
Build Author John J Talavera Views 10159
CNC FOR EVERYONE TITAN CNC ROUTER
www.cncforeveryone.com TITAN CNC ROUTER is the perfect PCB milling machine or for smaller projects. Don't be fooled by its small size it is capable of routing with the big boys...!