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Build Author Rick 2.0 Views 510
Minimalist Laser Platform
Minimalist laser platform built with Makerlink connectors and modified Nema 17 stepper mounts used as gantry plates.
Build Author Lasersc Views 627
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 Fábio Pires Views 1266
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 Peter Stoneham Views 2755
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 Mark Carew Views 71730
This OpenBuilds Mini Mill is a great go-to desktop sized CNC milling plate / part maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author viktop Views 3234
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 obmilllivebuild Views 3141
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 superwoodle Views 1555
A table top OpenBuilds MiniMill build. 48V 52mm spindle with ER11 collets.
Build Author Lasersc Views 6231
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 TimberTec1973 Views 1146
A quick little mini mill build
Build Author Ryan Lock Views 98092
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 BNMaker Views 3594
A minimalist 2-axis A2 sized laser diode cutter/engraver. Designed to give the most function using the very least number of parts at the lowest price.
Build Author taratata2016 Views 3955
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 dreys Views 4169
Was once a mini mill
Build Author Mark Carew Views 69820
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 mytechno3d Views 931
Crypto Mining rigs with vslot rail
Build Author KeepOnJeepinOn Views 1992
Minimill bundle, but with an extended X Axis
Build Author Techvette Views 2049
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.
Build Author bassgojoe Views 2257
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 Blyn3D Views 1541
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 onefoursix Views 4172
Yamm (Yet another MiniMill)
First time CNC user having a good time with a MiniMill
Build Author Rob Withoff Views 1675
Some enhancements of the basic mini-mill
Build Author HC.Carbo Views 2933
Horizontal MiniMill (x5)
The search for an affordable hobby 5 axis machine.
Build Author Lindsey Lewis Views 2637
CNC Mini Mill Build
CNC Mini Mill build with some mods after following standard build on Youtube video.
Build Author Apothus Views 12378
Sphinx rigid XL
Rigid variant of the C-Beam sphinx platform
Build Author ZacharyB Views 1733
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 Sonny Lowe Views 9304
MakerSL MSL-8 OB Vise
Small Machining Vise designed around 20x80 Openbuilds Rail System
Build Author Peter Van Der Walt Views 1646
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
Build Author Scotty Orr Views 4114
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".
Build Author Michael Dwyer Views 2023
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 idegraaf Views 6037
Build Author alan richard Views 28572
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 Peter Van Der Walt Views 7269
MiniMill Z Axis Upgrade with Offset Motor
Upgrade your Minimill with an off-set Z Axis Motor
Build Author evgeny156 Views 3097
OB Minimill with bottom frame PSU+Drivers
All-in-one OB Minimill
Build Author stargeezer Views 2628
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 Andrew Helsel Views 6593
MiniMill with DW611 and SmoothieBoard 4x v1.1
Build Author Indieflow Views 76257
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 islahcnc Views 2880
I will post soon some more details.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 4122
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 JamesA Views 6700
Extendable Mini Mill
Another MiniMill, different to the OpenBuilds version and potentially more flexible because of the design.
Build Author MTO Views 6311
Building a small mill to match my 7x12 lathe.
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 2229
MiniMill - A must have machine :)
The new MiniMill from Mark and Sonny is a great little machine.
Build Author evgeny156 Views 4391
3D Printer on Prusa architecture with best parts available
Wanna quet an nice looking device done by my hands
Build Author mikev Views 6099
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 Ciprian Stingu Views 2427
My 3D Printer
A DIY 3D printer. At beginning made from aluminium profiles, aluminium sheet and wood :)
Build Author Lorne Wilkins Views 4488
3D printer inspired by the Bukito
I have been working on this project for something like 3 years on and off, sometimes leaving it for a few months. Now I really want to finish it. For me, the mechanical part was the easy (though long) part because I get to use about 17 CNC machines and MasterCAM and I am a machinist. The hard part is the electronics part. Had a few problems getting Windows to communicate to the X5 Mini via the USB cable but found something on the Smoothie forum and got the machine moving.
Build Author James Archer Views 7918
Archer - An extendable all metal 3D printer
This is an all metal build using OpenBuilds V-Slot linear rails to produce a high quality and cost effective 3D printer. The printer is designed to be scalable for your desired build area and can utilize high quality hotends with 16mm groove mounts such as E3D.
Build Author boubouexpress Views 7498
3D Drucker sparkcube V1.1XL V-Slot™ Mini V Linear Actuator Bundle
sparkcube V1.1XL edit V-slot mini v linear
Build Author cbordeleau Views 7567
OpenBuilds C-Beam Double Slider
This slider uses an 500mm OpenBuilds C-beam and the design is such that the effective length of the slider is slightly less then twice the length of the C-Beam. It can be used both motorized or not.
Build Author cbordeleau Views 3322
Slider Levelling Platform
3d printed V-Slot Gantry Plate leveler.
Build Author w4wlc Views 2640
Kossel Mini Delta
This is a Chinese kit I got on ebay from someone in CA.
Build Author Sam Dobbie Views 4874
A fully aluminium printer made from off the shelf components, no printed parts.
Build Author inhan Views 15447
Openbuilds rovo laser mini(오픈빌드)
laser mini 20 * 40 OPENBUILDS base frame.(크기 412x455mm) laser mini 20*40 기본프레임입니다. 기존 여러부품을 사용한 제품보다 부품수를 줄이면서 최소한의 단가를 뽑을려고 디자인했습니다.. 기존대비 부품수 절반에 단가도 절반을 줄이면서 최적의성능을 내려합니다.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 12479
A Prusa i3 design running on Open Build's mini V wheels
Build Author M^3 Views 16262
M Cubed CNC Mill
A no-nonsense CNC mini mill to get the job done.
Build Author sgspenceley Views 18116
Aluminium OX - Canada
Document my OX build process. I will also be sharing SolidWorks parts files & assemblies.
Build Author jjcolletta Views 8657
First 3d build
I am building a simple home brewed printer. I have a background in industrial automation so I figured how hard could this be. The mechanical build was pretty smooth as was the electrical side. Now just getting plastic out the hotend is my stopping point.
Build Author Philippe Bergeron Views 7465
My first 3D printer: Absolute3Dr
You are about to read the evolution of my 3d Printer build.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 7359
OpenBuilds box type printer using min-v-wheels for X & Y axis. Designed for plexiglas panel enclosure of build area.
Build Author asb_79 Views 7759
Versabot - All metal 3D printer
An all metal construction cartesian style 3D printer with a very rigid frame that has the flexibility to function as a desktop milling station or laser cutter with appropriate user designed attachments. Design is scaleable to suit any size requirement. All axis are leadscrew driven. V-Slot and Mini V-wheels have been utilised for the linear rails.
Build Author Mohsen Abbasi Views 5615
Foldable Rainwater Collector
Realisation of my idea about a foldable collector for rainwater, which is light and easy to make. People around the world need water and can collect rain water with this collector. I made it for syria and all too.