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Build Author jz321 Views 2929
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 TerryLCole Views 3763
CNC design (parts named)
This design is previously posted in this area. I downloaded the file in order to customize as I needed. I found that the parts were not identified. I went through the design in an attempt to name the parts and identify them by location.
Build Author Denis Lapratte Views 2407
All metal Ox hybrid CNC Router Table
This is my second CNC build, but the first one that I design from the ground up. The base is all metal because I want to add Plasma facility later on. I used the Ox model for the gantry plates and made a few changes to adapt to my design. Since I wanted to use parts from my first CNC to save as much as possible, I kept the 5/8 Hi-Lead Screw I had from Roton for the Y and Z axis. I will also add a downdraft table to keep all parts tight on the table for cutting.
Build Author SamKircher Views 5272
C-Beam Sphinx Vacuum
A modified 1000x1000 Sphinx, with a built in vaccum table.
Build Author Rakmup Views 37730
CNC Router Lathe
Steel square tube frame with dual feed gantry and indexing lathe section. Will have 36" x 30" x 6" travel. Has a Harmonic Drive on the 4th Axis.
Build Author Dave Pyatt Views 3059
DaveP's Homemade CNC Project
Somewhere along the line sometime around February 2017 I got the bug in my head that I needed to build a CNC router. This is where I am today...
Build Author RSW Views 10226
RSW's C-Beam Build
I built a CNC Router using 3/4 MDF, 1/8 aluminum angle for bearing races and various other odds and ends. I learned a lot about how not to build a CNC router. I found Openbuilds.com and decided to build a C-Beam for my first build. The long term idea is to use this machine to build custom plates for and OX type machine and a 3d printer.
Build Author ShockingTops Views 2824
Opening into doors
Construction of a CNC table for a specific project that could cut an area larger than a door (>8'x4'). Much thought went into how to avoid the weight of the gantry bending the (long) Y axis, whilst still keeping down the complexity and cost.
Build Author jtaggard Views 27972
Modular DIY CNC Machine
This modular CNC machine is based on the OpenBuilds ACRO System, however I wanted something that did more than just laser engrave. So I designed my machine using the same style as the ACRO but with some upgrades such as an actual Z-axis and the ability for multiple tool attachments.
Build Author TWBoy Views 1947
This box is made from tough aluminum with plastic boards, helps hold WiFi Routers, Modems, or/ Ethernet Switches! The aluminum can resist the heat produced by these electronics, and the weight of the electronics, also being light itself. This box is the thing you need to hold your electronic devices!
Build Author JWhitten Views 12005
Build #2 - Bigger & Stronger
Large format CNC router with a 1500mm x 3000mm cutting envelope (5 x 10 ft) strong enough to cut wood and aluminum constructed from 20-series and 40-series aluminum extrusions. Complete Project Log w/ Pictures: https://goo.gl/photos/Co81AvGwVijE2zow9
Build Author Jake Fry Views 8569
Another (Mostly) Stock OX
For my first Openbuilds project, I decided to put together an OX CNC Router.
Build Author Daeg Views 1570
First build - small scale
Using basic standard components, beams, motors, belt drive on x and y, z is a screw. Using Grbl Panel on Windows 10. Really basic router, had trouble getting the controller to turn on the router and set speeds so it is currently wired to a power bar switch so it runs full speed and I just use the switch to turn it on and off. Just getting x, y and z control working properly for now and likely going to switch the router to my dremel 4000 using a 3d printed mounting bracket I got from thingiverse
Build Author Pretengineer Views 2301
Dust Shoe for Kyo's Sphinx
Dust Shoe design for a CNC router. Attaches to Chris Laidlaw's Mount design, with the DeWalt D26200 (which I think is the DWP 611 in the US).
Build Author Garrettcompston Views 3730
My 2nd cnc build
My new build to upgrade from my worn out shapeoko
Build Author Joerharris Views 5051
Joe Harris's all metal CNC Router build
I'm building a CNC router in my garage (almost finished!) and I'm keeping a video build log of the process in the hope it may be useful to others wanting to do the same. I don't have much in the way of fancy tools so expect a bit of innovation on the way!
Build Author Kiwi Kevin Views 2269
my version of xl
A table top version of the open build xl router kit set build. This use of c - beam and xl kit set was coupled with Mach 3 controller running on Dell opti -plex 755 and win 7 pro licence. A Dell opti-plex 755 empty case was used to house the controls and wiring , including the limit switch and emergency stop safety circuits
Build Author Elijah Anderson Views 8003
The Budget Build
An affordable large CNC machine, that so far has been easy to assemble
Build Author Chefson Views 10050
OX CNC Router
Ca fait 2 ans que je rêve d'une Fraiseuse CNC. Ni trop grande ni trop petite, sans avoir le budget pour en acheter une toute faite. Je suis artisan menuisier ébéniste et j'ai finalement décidé de la construire. Le projet OX m'a séduit, alors je me lance.
Build Author stargeezer Views 7638
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 Neil Rosenberg Views 86459
The Frog: CNC Router
Frog CNC Router. Inspired by OX and "Routy". 24"x36" active working area, approx. 3" usable Z motion.
Build Author PCBman Views 4277
This is a design for a desktop CNC machine. It may be a router or laser. I am undecided as to the final design.
Build Author Bruce Walker Views 3875
BD's C-Beam Machine CNC Router (WIP)
CNC router table based on OpenBuilds C-Beam Machine bundle.
Build Author islahcnc Views 3530
I will post soon some more details.
Build Author Cleyton Alencar Views 5053
C-Beam Machine upgrade to 1000mm x 1000mm
This built is to convert an existing 500x500 C-Beam Machine into 1000x1000. Inspired by several builds including C-Beam Machine : (http://www.openbuilds.com/builds/c-beam%E2%84%A2-machine-plate-maker.2020/) and Gino's build : (http://www.openbuilds.com/builds/c-beam-gtc.3250/)
Build Author Justin Butler Views 6474
My Belt & Pinion Drive CNC Router
My CNC Router design and inspiration came from the Routy CNC project. I modified some of the aspects of the Routy build, but left the original XY dimensions intact. The build has been very enjoyable thus far and am nearing completion of all wiring in preparation for my first test run!
Build Author Robert Bailey Views 26987
FRANKINATOR -- My CNC Router Built Around The C-Beam Rail
I started this build about 2 weeks after the c-beam hit the store. I purchased a single bundle and ordered a TinyG to run it. where I work I have Hardware, Software and Mechanical engineers and they all got sucked into my project. they want one to do prototyping at the office, once they see mine...
Build Author Karan Singh Sisodia Views 4604
My Home made CNC
Home Made CNC Router from Scrape
Build Author dcorb Views 23974
Steel Frame CNC Router
A scratch built steel frame CNC Router.
Build Author Kjell Views 4623
1x1m Ooznest Ox
Building my first router and I choose the ooznest Ox since it looks to be the latest and greatest among routers.
Build Author Steven Sampson Views 9101
A CNC router designed to handle a 4'x8' sheet, for as close to $2000 as possible. The price barrier resulted in my choice to use timing belts rather than leadscrews or rack&pinion. Build List still being updated
Build Author mikev Views 7007
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 Jonathon Harms Views 4292
Schematix Ox-Metal Build
A build of Schematix's Ox-Metal design, with a 0.8kw watercooled spindle.
Build Author Rich Bowen Views 2868
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 Matt Barile Views 5398
Fixed Gantry Welded Steel Router
Fully welded, fixed gantry CNC router, with chinese linear motion parts, in progress
Build Author lee Coughanour Views 2671
A work in progress
One of my first projects might be cutting proper plates.
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 9735
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 chenderson Views 10031
CRH C-BEAM Router, steel capable
C-beam based CNC router using mostly openbuilds parts.
Build Author Eric Foster Views 6145
CoreXY Table with Symmetric Lead Screw Z axis, Build volume: 293mm x 290.75mm x 223.83mm
Build Author Ronald van Arkel Views 31005
Routy GT2 290 BSX CNC Router, Low Cost and Good!
The Routy GT2 300 BSX CNC Router is a Low Cost CNC build. It performs the same as the larger Routy's from OpenBuilds but doesn't break the bank!
Build Author james adair Views 2049
wanted large work area for laser etch/cuts more than spindle work.
Build Author Linkreincarnate Views 2068
I have parts that are apparently not suited to a cnc router or a 3d printer. I am still trying to figure out what to make out of what I have,
Build Author Jim_H Views 7571
Jim's C-Beam Machine Build
This machine is fantastic. Teamed up with Fusion 360, Inkscape, and GrblPanel, I'm well on my way towards making at least one Christmas gift this year. I had some frustrating times during the build, mainly with getting everything to go together square, but overall it was fun. I can see that I'm going to need to be a bit creative in order to max out the work area for this machine so that I can produce the product I bought it for, but it will be able to do so much more for me as well.
Build Author Hackscribble Views 19966
1000mm x 750mm OX with some planned enhancements. My first venture into CNC.
Build Author Hytech2k Views 31506
Triple Shot R-P-M Area 51 CNC Parts
We wanted to create a rapid prototyping machine with excellent 3D printing, laser cutting and engraving, and light CNC router work capabilities.
Build Author RandyF Views 2795
Large C-Beam Sphinx style CNC Build
Started my build of a large Sphinx style cnc Router. I wanted one to handle the Dollar Tree Foam Board (DTFB) so I am making this to handle 2' X 3'. This is my first endeavor for a CNC so I am learning as I go but there is one thing for sure.
Build Author JordanMoss Views 5718
OX based lead screw Machine
Initial design for my CNC mill\router based around C beams
Build Author Steve B Views 13957
OX PPR - Portable Plasma/Router
PPR = Portable Plasma/Router. A ~30x30"work area with leadscrews. Work surface is below support members. Can be placed ONTO cutting surface.
Build Author Ken376 Views 2319
Welded project cnc first try
Kind of hard to see in this pic now lining up drive s and finishing framework
Build Author Larry_AK Views 8873
Pretty much a straight OPENBUILDS OX that slowly getting some modifications.
Build Author Joe Garritano Views 8703
Using criticall OpenBuilds components to upgrade the rigidity and reliability of an X-Carve 1000mm build.
Build Author FatGut Views 2070
MY experience as a first time introduction to the CNC world!
Build Author Jen Views 6361
My first OX build
This is the story of my experience building a 1000 x 750mm OOZNest OX CNC router
Build Author edward siegel Views 9106
cnc plasma table
ive got most of the wire harness made up too im using Chinese electronics for now I will upgrade later when this thing makes me some cash lol im using a ibm think center to case to hold my electronics ive got a 25' parallel cable to put some distance between the table and the computer
Build Author pinoaffe Views 2812
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 john A Views 2686
Cartesian CNC router
This project has been a steep learning curve in an unfamiliar area for me. It has been a very rewarding experience and has opened up so many more possibilities to pursue in the future.
Build Author kev20009 Views 6560
This Build Is Is Inspired By OOZ Nest CNC, But With Some Changes,
Build Author Colin Tree Views 5427
The first criteria was portability, the second was cutting out a sheet of ply, the third was the ability to shape a foam surfboard blank, but the main criteria was a small budget.
Build Author Paruk Views 15949
OX 1500 x 1000 mm
Build Author Matt Nelson Views 10590
I'm building an OX CNC router. It will be the larger size of 750x 1000mm. This should give me a working area of about 22"x30".
Build Author Peter Oakes Views 37352
The Bull Dog, A RoverCNC OX based 1500mm x 1500mm CNC - Tutorial build
I have based this build on the OX build so I will not be going into too much detail of specefic assembly modules as they asre so well covered by Mark Carew already, but will go through the complete build on video. I will be addig additional tutorials on steppers and the other electronic parts as needed though as this project is sponsored by RS Components in the form of most of the Electronics and this is also the key focus of my YouTube channel www.youtube.com/c/thebreadboardca.
Build Author AndersFaust Views 10250
(R)OX CNC [FR/EN]
Another (R)OX CNC something like build, in French please ! Pics Heavy !
Build Author Rwetzler Views 7342
This is a variant of a typical OX (Mark Carew inspiration) router using C-Beams/8mm Acme rods to drive all three axis. I went with a 1000mm x 1000mm frame size. Useable space is 28" (711mm) X 26" (660mm) with a Z axis work travel of approx. 3.25" (82.5mm). A TinyG is used as a controller along with Fusion 360/Chilipper as the software for generating and running gcode files.
Build Author Barry Danks Views 5044
TAZ C-Beam CnC Router by RC-CnC
C-Beam inspired CnC Router (1000x750) Approx 90mm of Z travel
Build Author Jasen Stengel Views 8727
GrOX (OX based router)
1000mm x 1500mm OX router using Openbuilds parts and plates by Chris Laidlaw
Build Author Dave420 Views 4945
Dave's Z axis and powder coated.
I just did my first Powder coat paint job on a Z Axis with 9inchs of travel for the DIY CNC Plasma Cutter, Mill Head, Router, Engraver, Laser Head, Water Jet Cutter Machine. 2 different Z Axis ride plates and a 80mm Router/Mill Head/Spindle clamp. Baked on finish in a old oven i had.
Build Author Catawissa_CNC Views 8242
Arctic Ox CNC Router
This is a cartesian CNC Router build that is based off the OX CNC build by Mark Carew. I am using Spark Concepts CNC xPro controller board and their 400w spindle kit.
Build Author Jesse Jenkins Views 8194
Hedron's build with Ooznest kit and Xylotex motors
A 3-axis flying gantry (4'x4') mechanical kit is assembled. A 3D printer is used to make cable chain for tidy and cheap wire management. A BeagleBone Black development platform with Machinekit software (LinuxCNC) is configured to control a Xylotex motor driver box connected to an Openbuilds Ox direct-drive pulley and belt motion system. A vacuum dust-collection system is designed, CNC-routed and installed. A steel table is made to mount the table onto.
Build Author Dave420 Views 7867
Powder coated multi CNC Z Axis plasma adapter with Prox.
Powder coated multi CNC Z Axis plasma adapter with Proximity sensor. . It can also hold a 80mm Router head/Spindle as seen in my router build.
Build Author Ryan McCormick Views 7593
C-Beam Machine Bundle
Short description of my assembly and use of the C-Beam bundle from the Open Builds Part Store.
Build Author Laurence Carroll Views 9697
C-Beam Double X
Per the special notes its a variant of the C-Beam, Machine.... I have noticed that alot of people build a CNC router to cut parts for other larger CNC machines.. eg Delta Printers etc....plus this will enable me to cut parts for model RC plans UAV's etc...
Build Author Charles Roseberry Views 3876
C-Beam basic package doubled in size.
Build Author jkalberer41 Views 4113
Expanded Routy using 290 build instructions
Using the Routy290 build and an awful lot of help from puntoMX, this machine has been expanded in the X and Y axis. My first build, I'm learning a lot about all of this. I've had to disassemble parts of this thing many times due to forgetfulness, but that's ok. Also, I've forgotten to take constant pictures throughout the build.
Build Author John J Talavera Views 6856
CNC FOR EVERYONE, THE DUCK!
www.cncforeveryone.com. the Duck is something that i think would be helpful in my shop since we already do cold casting.
Build Author Builder+Bob Views 2775
C-Beam Plate maker for My OX!
Build Author sgspenceley Views 19382
Aluminium OX - Canada
Document my OX build process. I will also be sharing SolidWorks parts files & assemblies.
Build Author Iwan Müller Views 16381
CNC Router (Non OX)
My own Design (not an OX Derivative) using standard Parts.
Build Author Will Murphy Views 4391
Murphy OX-CNC Dreamin
I am in the design phase of my CNC. I would like to thank everyone who has placed resources on the site. I am using it to the up most! I will update as I continue the design and share my progress.
Build Author Builder+Bob Views 5679
Builder Bob's CNC
Here is the consolidation of my woodworking shop, a CNC Router!
Build Author Robert.sims Views 11518
What I want to build is a unit to: rout wood, plastic and occasional aluminium . to be able to swap cutters. i.e. drragknife, laser, router, drill
Build Author Dave Ashley Views 6312
Sketchup Design of a PVC CNC I Intend to build.
Build Start to begin Feb 1st.
Build Author Ronald van Arkel Views 14236
Routy GT2 300 BSX CNC Router
This is the first project that I would like to share with you. I know the build looks familiar and it is; it’s based on kram242´s Routy. Work area is 300*500*55 mm and is NEMA17/GT2 belt driven.
Build Author zann68 Views 7001
OX CNC 4'x4'
Out with the Old in with the New. Trying to build a nice clean setup that myself and my sons can use and enjoy.
Build Author evildean Views 7627
OX-SUMO, SUMO-OX, OXSUMO?
One meter square. Short and stout.... reminds me of a Sumo Wrestler. A temporary and adjustable configuration I have devised to cut my own plates. I have kicked around ideas for about a year and the C-Beam extrusion has made this attempt to realize my ideas irresistible. This is just one step towards bigger and better things!
Build Author Wakez Views 4512
I'm starting my first own build cnc machine which is inspired by routy and the ox. Were my goal was not to use the ox plates but use the standard plates available in the parts store for the design.
Build Author rpagewood Views 9749
C-beam Router rack and pinion
I want build a frame that is as sturdy as possibility while at the same time keeping it as compact as possible. working area will be approx 1200mm x 600mm
Build Author Giuliano M Views 4510
C-Beam Router, 48"x48"
C-Beam Router using 1500mm lengths, 48x48" build area, and rack and pinion movement.
Build Author pmany Views 3963
My CnC Router, custom DIY not open builds parts
Most of the way through the build, hopefully soon I will have it running
Build Author Dave Hylands Views 8270
My build of the OX kit from SMW3D.com
Build Author inhan Views 10676
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.
Build Author JasonW Views 2715
My attempt at planning out my own CNC router
Build Author Mark Carew Views 12632
Phlatprinter MKII Foam Cutting Machine
Build Author winand Views 16076
YAOR (Yet Another Openbuilds Router)
Yet Another Openbuilds Router, my version :-)
Build Author PaulS Views 4226
McRouter 3 Axis CNC
I wanted to put together a medium size router using PTFE slides from McMaster-Carr. I've had great experience with these slides in long term continuous motion operations in industrial environments.
Build Author Donald D. Parker Views 4280
BABE - CanUSA Blue OX, bigger than the average OX
This is a basic description of my OX-like build of Babe, Paul Bunyan's Blue Ox. It is a work in progress. The idea has been germinating for about 4 years, with several twists and turns and false starts along the way.
Build Author Duane Views 4320
Little Big OX
A complete CNC newbie is tackling a mighty challenge, Not only is he making a CNC router, He's going to try and upsize it.
Build Author BismarckDon Views 4323
Custom OX Build
Inspired by the original OX by Mark Carew, this is my Custom OX. Many small changes, additions, and upgrades. Build is in progress and this post will be updated regularly with photos. Enjoy!
Build Author Jovian Views 23840
Proteus is the Greek God of change. Besides the numerous aspect of 3D printing that this could relate to this machine like the god can change. The Build allows for an interchanging head that will allow different functionality to be quickly and easily adapted. So you could print clay, silicon, plastic, cut with a laser cutter or even attach a rotary tool
Build Author SvenderMeister Views 5689
This is a cnc router with 3 axis and a kress 1050 motor. Its 140x120cm and a homebuild with your help!