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Build Author Adam Filipowicz Views 4480
RRP - Roller Rack Pinion System
Current progress uses existing openbuilds bearings, but also uses 8mm shafts (custom)
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 11637
MakerSL MSL-8 OB Vise
Small Machining Vise designed around 20x80 Openbuilds Rail System
Build Author Ivan Burvenich Views 508
Model train lift - scale HO
This build is about a model train lift in a secure and dust free storage. It is a roll on/roll off concept for a model train layout.
Build Author Dave Zahn Views 12261
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!
Build Author Daniel Stewart Views 416
Ultra sun cutter
A sun cutter only using mirror and glass balls with x and y table movement
Build Author Gino Lanzi Views 7136
2 GANTRY CNC HOTWIRE MACHINE
A 2 independent gantry affordable hotwire machine.
Build Author txcomp Views 1594
WorkBee 1010 "Get Rid of the Slop" Build
My goals for this build were to eliminate slop and flex while also allowing easy serviceability.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 100448
ROUTY CNC Router (V-Slot Belt & Pinion)
A cool little CNC router build that uses the V-Slot belt & pinion drive and stock parts.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 10095
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 inhan Views 16992
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 jeff johnson Views 2243
Getting more height out of the !510
Build Author evil2002usna Views 7266
Cheap Ballscrew Ox CNC Router.
Build Author MattR Views 5385
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 shanehooper Views 13457
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 Sam Price Views 3011
Acros with customizations [WIP]
This is a work in progress ACROS build with new legs and wire tracks.
Build Author Forestbird Originals Views 1661
Lead 1010 Build - Anything but stock.
This is a lead 1010 build that I wanted to have a little fun with. I purchased the whole Lead 1010 kit, and felt like studying a few shortcomings of the original to see if I can improve it or just have some fun with it.
Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 80595
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 Martin.Barfoed Views 1060
40x40 V-Slot Rod Type Linear Actuator
A Rod-type Linear Actuator based on the 40x40 V-slot profile
Build Author RobertCanthal Views 986
C-Beam Dust Shoe
A short description of the dust shoe I made for my machine.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 3513
A simple to assemble, super clean and safe PSU case solution that fits into the OpenBuilds wire management ecosystem
Build Author Mark Carew Views 760
Get organized with the SharkBits Holder!
Build Author evilc66 Views 17156
My C-Beam 3D Printer
Larger format FDM printer using C-Beam linear stages
Build Author jnsbanman Views 1933
A new design of my based on a couple different machines I have seen both on openbuilds and youtube. In the end will have a and X/Y workspace of 1250mm x 1000mm and a Z axis range of about 200mm.
Build Author gianakop Views 34163
Niko’s Egg-painter robot (OpenBuilds)
This EggBot design has a perfect functionality (the same as the original EggBot professional), a perfect cable and microcontroller arrangement, and a perfect cost as it uses a minimum list of parts (with one V-Slot Linear Rail size20mm x 80mm and length 500mm you can build 3 EggBots!)
Build Author Keith Davis Views 2443
Upgrading Your 3D Printer With Synchronous Leveling
Upgrading printers for Synchronous Leveling
Build Author gwandad Views 20451
OX TWO in ONE
What I'm doing is pretty self explanatory. I've put a few pictures up
Build Author mytechno3d Views 16395
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 Metalguru Views 7700
Dragon Too Plasma Cutter
A Benchtop Plasma Cutter Concept
Build Author Robert Kofoed Views 557
Acro 1010 with 10 watt Laser
Built a 32"x40" ACRO Kit for my 10watt Endurance Laser. Put it in a stand alone clamshell cabinet, added a 340cfm 6" fan and variable speed switch for the fan. Using LIght Burn for my primary software. It seems to be work well.
Build Author RobertCanthal Views 2316
My C-Beam machine...
A C-Beam machine design, strengthened with extra brackets and plates. GRBL controlled, opto-isolated inputs, jogging box.
Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 2054
A Small format CNC Cartesian style Machine. This machine is meant to be fitting as an entry level machine as well as smaller projects for carpenters ect. Size range from 500mmx500mm to 1000mmx1000mm
Build Author Keith Davis Views 14930
A Prusa i3 design running on Open Build's mini V wheels
Build Author Peter Stoneham Views 9497
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 Marco964 Views 3114
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 Los215 Views 436
Ox cnc improvements chain driven
Just ox cnc experiment
Build Author Trentjw Views 10970
NCS P3-v Steel with 12X12 Build area
A large 12x12x12 build area sturdy printer made of steel
Build Author Fisher Views 2490
Core XY Beast
Super solid core xy build inspired by the e3d tool changer
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 5319
Laser Rotary Tool / Attachment
Rotary attachment to engrave cylindrical objects on laser machines
Build Author uran Views 10526
TesseractXY (MendelMax 1.5 version)
History about making 3d printer.
Build Author UltiBots Views 23043
UltiBots CB3030 CNC Router
The UltiBots CB3030 CNC uses C-Beam, V-Slot and an extruded aluminum T-Slot work table. This allows 6mm T-Nuts, step clamps and blocks to secure materials to the work surface. The all metal design makes the use of a mister possible.
Build Author PaulN Views 1247
Hey all looking forward to sharing this build, I’ve learned a lot reviewing many of these great builds.
Build Author DaleShaw Views 1668
Senior Project CNC table
So for my senior project I decided to build a CNC router. I kind of need to get this done before May so we'll see what all goes down. It's going to be a 3 axis machine (for now) and will be able to handle 4x8 sheets of wood. This is my first build. It's going to be intresting..
Build Author Troy Proffitt Views 30701
Double D-Bot 400mm x 400mm x 600mm
Based on D-Bot but used more metal bracing / openbuild plates instead of plastic parts. Also size was increased.
Build Author dreys Views 6467
Behemoth cnc router with linear rails
Behemoth cnc router build in progress using hiwil rails and closedloop servos.
Build Author GinoTheCop Views 36090
Building a larger C-BEAM CNC Machine with no previous experience.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 1237
MakerSL MSL-65 Manual Coffee Grinder Stand
I know this build is a little off category here at OB, but I wanted to share it with the community (as well as other coffee lovers) and show however vast the possibilities are when OB hardware is involved. This is a powered stand intended to operate a manual coffee grinder. It is compact, light, portable and uses simple drive components (B&D Cordless Screwdriver). I will post two version, V-1 (Beginner skill level ) and V-2 (Intermediate skill level). Both accomplish the same results.
Build Author David Florian Views 3005
Dual Extruders 3D Printer - Zidex Upgraded
How to build an Independent Dual EXtruder (IDEX) 3D printer from OpenBuilds parts.
Build Author Rob Altenburg Views 12224
Rob's D-Bot Build
The plan is to make this a fairly stock D-Bot build. We'll see if mods start creeping in.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 202617
C-Beam® Machine - Plate Maker
This C-beam Machine is an in affordable CNC plate maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author Metalguru Views 1642
YAWBM - Yet another Workbee Modification
Increase Z axis travel by 20-25mm with minimal modifications
Build Author ymilord Views 42396
FARM OX (Four Axis Rotary Machine)
Four Axis Rotary Machine (FARM) OX. Equipped with a X,Z,A & C Axis.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 16728
Base is a Delta Kossel Printer modified to be build with openbuild parts like vslot 20x40 , pulley .... It inclued the latest modification for auto level : FSR
Build Author DylanWarrick Views 2026
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 Andrew Helsel Views 8265
MiniMill with DW611 and SmoothieBoard 4x v1.1
Build Author Darren Dickson Views 968
3D printed CNC Machine
So I thought I would make the Leon van den Beukel version three 3D printed CNC Machine, it is the third incarnation so you would expect a relatively bug-free CNC Machine with a strong foundation.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 26898
A quiet, 8inx8in build area, Cartesian printer with permanently level bed. This is a compact, solid, inexpensive printer that will reliably print any type filament for thousands of hours while you sleep, fish, or play ball in the park.
Build Author Neil Scott Views 711
This will be my second CNC build but this time a proper CNC not a small desktop model that I played with for a while to learn Gcode, It was great but now its time to start playing with the big boys and girls.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 22784
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 20724
OpenBuilds Sphinx 55 (20" x 20")
The OpenBuilds Sphinx 55 - 500x500 Lead Screw Machine
Build Author Mark Carew Views 16548
OpenBuilds Sphinx 1050 (20" x 40")
The OpenBuilds Sphinx 1050 - 500x1000 Lead Screw Machine
Build Author Mark Rehorst Views 7660
The Spice Must Flow: a coreXY Sand Table
A 1.9 x 1 m table that uses a magnet to move a steel ball and draw geometric patterns in sand. The magnet is moved using a corexy mechanism driven by 3D printer controller board reading the patterns in the form of gcode files.
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 5288
The Franken Rotor
Yes another K40 Franken machine dedicated for round objects,,,
Build Author PickyCNC Views 832
Building a Phlat based CNC for MDF processing. Capacity of 48" x unlimited length.
Build Author Spark Concepts Views 62679
CNC xPRO Driver
Spark Concepts CNC xPRO Driver. A new GRBL compatible, all-in-one stepper driver board with 4 motor controllers for XYZ + 1 clone (or rotary!). Capable of powering your next build with an ATX PSU (or 12V 2 wire supply), and ready for wireless printing. Compatible with Arduino (wireless robots anyone?)
Build Author SecretSpy711 Views 13319
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 Michael LaBombard Views 1568
My Workbee build
Workbee, 1000mmX750mm , from China
Build Author Neil Rosenberg Views 2126
Rotary Axis for Laser Engraver/Cutter
This is a fully adjustable, low profile rotary axis for your Laser Cutter. Many OpenBuilds components are used, plus a handful of 3D printed parts.
Build Author linmag Views 13982
C-beam Machine - Modesty
Modified C-beam Machine. Taller (30 cm) C-beam uprights in gantry, and longer 750 mm frame in Y direction. XL gantry plate on X (and Z?). Y will have additional 700 mm SBR16 rails as extra support and slightly raised bed to fit above stepper motor. Approx. machinable area of 370 x 370 mm.
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 7660
Co2 Laser Cutter/Engraver Rotary Attachment
Vslot rail system at work again, laser cutter/engraver rotary device for cylindrical objects .
Build Author Vunnie Views 3444
Workbee CNC on steroids
My First major improvement was changing the controller to a Acorn board. I loved the way a dedicated userinterface was speeding up my workflow. Next project my Y Axis. On Aliexpress I ordered a couple of 16mm ballscrews and some lineair rail. Before I took my gantry off I quickly made some aluminium profiles to fit my carriages. Withouth any doubt these improvements where worth it
Build Author Mark Carew Views 7361
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 Shelby Teknologies Views 2936
Pick and place
Openbuilds Pick and Place using ideas from OpenPNP Frame work is from the Openbuilds Part store using 1000mm C beams and vslot 40x40 for support Surface is 3/4 " Particle board
Build Author Robert Mech Views 2797
LayerFused C201 - DIY 3D Printer Build, i3 Style
My DIY 3D Printer build which is similar to an i3 style printer. This is a fully documented step-by-step build with videos.
Build Author David Bunch Views 8069
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 Fábio Pires Views 4274
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 kallibaba Views 11932
Two color Drawmachine
GRBL, vvvv, drawbot, penchanger, custom plates
Build Author Keith Davis Views 13719
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 cbc Views 965
Fully 3D Printed Small CNC Router/Plotter
3D Printed CNC machine. The build is on Thingiverse. https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3842401 I posted it here to give props to the Openbuilds Control Software!
Build Author Kyo Views 109966
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 pedrofernandez Views 2677
Openbuilds CubeBot 3D Printer
Cartesian type 3d printer build
Build Author Gary Caruso Views 2331
Gary's Mod Plates for OX Heavy Duty X and Z
Gary's take on the OX HD X and Z plates, making it stiffer, adding mini wheels to the C-beam and Quick removable Z axis.
Build Author megashub Views 13406
K40 C02 Laser Rail System
An Openbuilds replacement rail system for the common eBay "K40" C02 Laser Cutter
Build Author Mark Carew Views 6410
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 4863
C-Beam XLarge X/Y Table
This OpenBuilds C-Beam XLarge X/Y Table is a great display of how easy it is to modify and create awesome configurations with the OpenBuilds system!
Build Author Mark Carew Views 91105
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 5253
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 4883
C-Beam® Double Wide Gantry Actuator
This easy to build actuator is configured to have not only strength, but accuracy! This low profile option offers endless possibilities, and we cant wait to see how this actuator is implemented in your build ideas!
Build Author Mark Carew Views 75879
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 92777
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 2103
C-beam machine mods.
Build Author RobSaunders Views 11255
Laser Cutter/Engraver OptLaser 6W with Z-axis
This was my first attempt for a laser platform. I'm using the OpenBuilds ACRO 20"x40 platform, 6W OptLaser, homemade z height and the xPro driver board.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 13856
OpenBuilds Workbee 1050 (40" x 20")
The OpenBuilds WorkBee 1050 - 1000x500 Lead Screw Driven CNC Machine
Build Author Kanu Views 1233
Filament winder ( carbon fiber )
Carbon fiber filament winder
Build Author j0achim Views 8598
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 C-CNC Views 4722
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 :)
Build Author MattR Views 6824
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 Keith Davis Views 18997
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 Craig Hollabaugh Views 1859
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 Glenn Weston Views 1845
"Stung by the Bee" OB Workbee 1010 Build
This will be a build Log for my Open Builds Workbee 1010 Build. I will keep a full descriptive log of the build and make any notes in the hope that it will help other builders that decide they would like to build this machine.