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Build Author OpenBuilds Views 4097
INTERFACE CNC Touch Control System
Super cool standalone Human-Machine Interface for controlling your CNC machines!
Build Author Rob Taylor Views 4636
M4: 1510SS Heavy Mk.I
A 1500x1200mm, 20mm rail and 1610 ballscrew, heavy-duty, four-axis gantry machine. As high speed as spindle power MRR will allow for. Approx 4 x 3 x 1ft travels, intermediate size between benchtop and floor-scale units. Aiming at $10-15k machine in the $3k region.
Build Author Genetoys Views 293
Building a printer that can fit inside and operate at ~200 C oven temperatures
Build Author Mark Carew Views 42184
BlackBox Motion Control System
The Openbuilds BlackBox is a new system evolved around a set of subsystems that cover more than just control and also more than just CNC type applications! With a plug-and-play easy connection system this controller can be used with ease, without sacrificing power.
Build Author Troy Joachim Views 3310
BNC3D Signax + Voron = Sigron IDEX
Build Author Retsaj Views 8830
Standalone Torch Height Controller for CNC Plasma Cutting
A Torch Height Controller helps improve plasma cut quality and can save a CNC Machine from crashing. This design doesn't require you to know electronics or need any custom circuits... Its plug and play! This is a COMPLETELY standalone controller with a built-in Driver powerful enough to run just about any stepper motor. (maybe a little to powerful for a NEMA17)
Build Author Mark Carew Views 1003723
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 zaxes Views 8618
Laser engraving machine
Second better project, high durable mainframe, silent work, non vibration.
Build Author wackocrash5150 Views 6862
45W CO2 Laser Build
A co2 laser build that is heavily inspired and based quite a bit off Pedro Fernandez' 50w co2 laser build. This is my first build post so, bare with me.
Build Author David Bunch Views 2289
V-Slot 2020 EggBot
To build a simple EggBot
Build Author Marshall Peck Views 68697
Voxel OX - Extendable 3D Printer and CNC Platform
An open source 3D printer design with a sturdy V-Slot frame
Build Author Mark Carew Views 12156
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 boutrous Views 1006
Laser Rotary Attachment
Build Summary updated after parts list completed
Build Author David Bunch Views 4046
Add more V-Slot to my Makerfarm 10" Prusa i3v
Upgrade my 5 year old Makerfarm printer to use more V-Slot
Build Author Indieflow Views 91337
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 shanehooper Views 17289
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 Keith Davis Views 8281
While mimicing the frame platform of the popular Crealiy CR-10 and Ender series, the Vulcan MAX overcomes design weaknesses in both printers. Chief improvements are a more stable, rigid mounting of the Z frame and Z gantry.
Build Author DylanWarrick Views 2877
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 Martin.Barfoed Views 6739
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 Leonard Cross Views 22421
Workbee CNC Router/Laser/Plotter
A CNC machine with an expansive 30x30" work area, supporing a router, laser, simple plotting and work monitoring camera. Control includes a tethered control box, game controller style jog control, and relay controlled AC outlets for all appliances. Accessories include a 3D printed dust shoe, a complete spoilboard and hold down system, an XYZ touch probe and multiple vacuum retention boards to support full profile routing.
Build Author OpenBuilds Views 2804
OpenBuilds Table Series
The OpenBuilds Table Series offers a modular table structure that grows with your needs.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 102452
This OpenBuilds Mini Mill is a great go-to desktop sized CNC milling plate / part maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author OpenBuilds Views 4552
OpenBuilds Enclosure Series
Easy to build series of enclosures for all your CNC needs!
Build Author M1dn1ghtN1nj4 Views 1234
This is a heavily modified system based on the RatRig V-Cast. Lots of personal touches, and a LOT more to come!
Build Author Mark Carew Views 6895
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 LukasK Views 14280
I have completed some custom build 3d printers (i3 and delta style) and a cnc mill based on v-slot and c-beam. From the beginning the cnc was built to fit/change between router, 5w led laser module and plotter pen. While all three works great, the build is primarily focused on heavy duty milling and brings some disadvantages when it comes to laser - slow because of leadscrew motion system and not as powerful because of “only” led laser. That is why I have started this build of co2 laser machine.
Build Author Spark Concepts Views 1886
CNC xPRO V5
The all-new CNC xPRO V5 with built-in Wi-Fi and 6A Trinamic drivers.
Build Author DJ McKay Views 632
MOVABLE ART TO SCREEN WALL-MOUNTED TV
This project produced a movable framed canvas to cover a wall-mounted flat-screen TV when not being viewed, which at the touch of of a switch moves down below the TV and sound bar. The same switch is used afterwards to return the artwork up to cover the TV again. Photo shows mechanism without the canvas frame. See other photos.
Build Author shanehooper Views 4499
SolidCore CoreXY 3D Printer
Modular and Scalable CoreXY Printer with all metal parts.
Build Author Colin Mccourt Views 4284
The BEE and ME
I have always wanted to work with CNC machinery...a few years back I got my chance to learn some basics at the Double Glazing Company where I was employed (very basic I might add) before the firm folded and I was made redundant...I wanted to continue learning and when I came across this site which push affordable machines I thought I'd give it a go. So I purchased a !000mmx750mm Screw Driven Workbee from Ooznest and I'm about to embark on my quest as many have done before me...Wish me Luck!
Build Author Kyo Views 5074
This is going to be a Sphinx 1050 build. Starting off as a stock kit build using industrial electronics and opensource control software. Mods and upgrades to follow.
Build Author Ryan Lock Views 110620
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 viktop Views 11889
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 Kyo Views 118855
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 Rob Taylor Views 5747
Grizzly G0758 Benchtop Mill Conversion
A proper CNC mill conversion. But quite small, with my trademark idiosyncracies.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 145414
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 mytechno3d Views 6292
Z FLoating head for Plasma cutting (OX CNC compatible)
How to convert your OX CNC to a plasma cutter at low cost
Build Author snokid Views 7744
http://www.buildlog.net/sm_laser/drawings.html using this as a baseline.... Going to try and use all or most off the shelf parts.
Build Author OpenBuilds Views 2308
Simple Swing Arm Build for the Modular Table Series. Create a simple vacuum swing arm that swings over your machine keeping your vacuum hose and router cord, etc. up and out of the way
Build Author Spark Concepts Views 8980
CNC xPRO V4
Take your build to the next level with the CNC xPRO V4!
Build Author Nomad1 Views 1600
CNC China Router Conversion to Open Builds System
China Router frame with linear bolts, Nema23 and the icing on the cake “open build parts“
Build Author BNMaker Views 6071
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 sebf34 Views 25630
OX Based cnc 3000 x 1500 Double belt
OX Based CNC
Build Author Ryan Lock Views 85550
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 mytechno3d Views 13296
Router / plasma cutting table ( Rack and pinion )
Heavy DIY plasma cutting table
Build Author Jose Alezandre Views 433
The idea was to use materials from previuos failed projects into a succesful one. I have build this tiny but powerfull CNC machine mainly using the universal gantry plates for the X and Y axis. Also another innovative part is the fact that I assembled the Z gantry with 2 aluminum sections of 20X40 and one aluminum seccion of the 20X20. I used NEMA 17 stepper motors with GT2 pulleys. This was designed on Fusion360
Build Author Dave420 Views 9524
OpenBuilds C-beam 15mm belt on 1500mm C-Beam.
OpenBuilds C-beam 15mm belt on 1500mm C-Beam.
Build Author Marco964 Views 5280
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 Mark Carew Views 96835
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 Metalguru Views 3342
YAWBM - Yet another Workbee Modification
Increase Z axis travel by 20-25mm with minimal modifications
Build Author Spark Concepts Views 64926
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 Mark Carew Views 8421
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 mytechno3d Views 2166
Crypto Mining rigs with vslot rail
Build Author Damian V-SLOT Poland Views 1777
Horizontal CNC V-Beem v1
V-Beem horizontal milling machine built on OpenBuilds components. Simple structure, great expansion possibilities, high stiffness.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 12325
Cut To Length Machine
A Cut To Length machine controlled by computer
Build Author Kims3DIY Views 13383
Beamlazer Laser cutter CO2 100W
Hi everyone, im new to the world of lasercutters but i have been granted access for a Trotec laser for a while with old firmware and only compability trought Windows XP. Then i decided to build my own laser, with some easier workflow and support for Windows 10. Since im still a student i have limited resources, so i will try too use scrap parts as much as possible. I will publish photos and updates during my build continously. Gladly taking advices from others.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 91928
V-Slot® NEMA 17 Linear Actuator Bundle (Lead Screw)
Example model of lead screw driven actuators for your next project!
Build Author Crazzy French Dude Views 1035
PeeNaPle_V1.4b is a BoB controller board for 3D Printers, CnC and cartesian machine, using the latest Teensy_4.1
Build Author Srđan Marković Views 1230
Machine with 12,5Nm closed loop steppers or servo steppers
Build Author Roy Berntsen Views 16788
V-King CoreXY 3d Printer- 380*340*340 Build volume - All wheels on V-Slots - Belts on XYZ - High quality and controlled design - Proven fast, reliable and it is all open source
Build Author Troy Joachim Views 4626
Prusa i3 Bear IDEX
Remix of the Prusa i3 Bear with added IDEX
Build Author Kenneth Witthuhn Views 5338
Openbuilds CNC (witthuhnCNC XKLBR-1S)
Based on the popular C-beam / V-wheel design, with the largest available work area, relative to machine size. Screw driven with anti-backlash, integrated drag chains, Carbon fibre gantry plates, Openbuilds BlackBox Controller (USB), Transformer & kill switches, with internal wiring, limit switches & Nema 23 motors.
Build Author Rat Rig Views 18181
Rat Rig V-Core 3D Printer ( Core XY )
Fully OpenBuilds based Core XY printer design by Rat Rig. CAD files, build manual, build videos available!
Build Author petethepig Views 643
T Nut Holder for V Slot
This is a T Nut Holder for OpenBuilds V Slot System. Useful when you want to keep t nuts in place, for example when you're mounting something vertically.
Build Author Aleksandar Views 17072
Currently I have Velleman/3Drag K8200 modified and CNC machine self built and wanted to use both to make new 3D printer. After looking at different designs I liked Voron a lot and have decided to go that way. Currently I have ordered majority of parts and build shall start soon. I don't plan to rush it as I am usually 2 months home and 2 off. Today done some electronics. Looks ok. https://youtu.be/ls_tl54ruE0
Build Author Keith Davis Views 8477
Vulcan Pro V1
A posi-drive leveling printer in 300x300x380mm format that easily breaks down for suitcase size shipping.
Build Author Mike Campbell Views 2324
Piggy back engraver for ShopBot
Built from leftover T-Slot extrusions plates and hardware from other defunct projects.
Build Author mrpackethead Views 578
ApiNui - CNC Router ( an oversized workbee )
Based on the WorkBee CNC, this is an oversized router built with a specific use-case in mind, for manufacutring beehives, and beehive components
Build Author OpenBuilds Views 3376
The idea is to make a simple effective ventilator, studying the concept of using a simple push process with and actuator.
Build Author beardyblair Views 21991
My build log of an adapted Sphinx design with additional height and a larger X and Y axis.
Build Author arcrunner Views 5008
Vulcan: 750x1200 V slot 90W Co2 Laser
Tried to get best value and minimal footprint!
Build Author David Bunch Views 11290
Delta 3d Printer using 3/4" Electrical Metal Tubing (EMT) for Horizontals & 2060 V-Slot for the Verticals and adding a tetrahedron at the top.
Build Author gonzachus Views 6889
1000 x 1000 Workbee powered by X controller
A standard 1000x1000 Workbee powered by an X-controller using a Hitachi router
Build Author Ariel Yahni Views 841
MIT E-Vent | MIT Emergency Ventilator
Ventilator prototype based of OpenBuilds Stock parts
Build Author pedrofernandez Views 21112
Openbuilds Table Top 50w Co2 Laser Cutter/Engraver
DIY build of a Co2 Laser cutter/engraver 12x24 working area.
Build Author Bruce Walker Views 2773
BD's Burn Box - ACRO Laser Engraver System
Two plus years in the making, I finally have a working ACRO 510 laser engraver system complete with enclosure and air filtration.
Build Author Braden Masse Views 1321
Microwave Filter Tuner
The Microwave Filter Tuner (MFT) combined with the University of Regina’s tuning algorithm automatically tunes microwave filters by using a custom CNC machine with a computer vision system for identifying, mapping, and tuning each filter element, providing improved consistency, flexibility, and accuracy compared to traditional methods. The MFT is low cost and is capable of tuning multiple filter configurations with minimal preparation.
Build Author Kyo Views 9918
3-Axis CNC Laser Engraver running grbl 1.1 in laser mode and Laserweb4.
Build Author Carl Feniak Views 255088
A robust Core XY style 3D printer that has a clean parallel belt implementation and whose dimensions are adaptable to meet builder's needs. The use of open builds V-slot and other open hardware make customization easy.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 12413
MakerSL MSL-8 OB Vise
Small Machining Vise designed around 20x80 Openbuilds Rail System
Build Author Mark Carew Views 103625
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 evil2002usna Views 7788
Cheap Ballscrew Ox CNC Router.
Build Author MattR Views 7220
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 Forestbird Originals Views 2236
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 83496
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 1575
40x40 V-Slot Rod Type Linear Actuator
A Rod-type Linear Actuator based on the 40x40 V-slot profile
Build Author Mark Carew Views 4062
A simple to assemble, super clean and safe PSU case solution that fits into the OpenBuilds wire management ecosystem
Build Author Keith Davis Views 3560
Upgrading Your 3D Printer With Synchronous Leveling
Upgrading printers for Synchronous Leveling
Build Author mytechno3d Views 18190
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 Keith Davis Views 15684
A Prusa i3 design running on Open Build's mini V wheels
Build Author Peter Stoneham Views 11984
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 Los215 Views 594
Ox cnc improvements chain driven
Just ox cnc experiment
Build Author Trentjw Views 11435
NCS P3-v Steel with 12X12 Build area
A large 12x12x12 build area sturdy printer made of steel
Build Author infectedfpv Views 9058
3D printed Laser Engraver
i´ve designing this laser taking care of every part to be functional, This laser has Endstops mounts on the corners and the X axis both sides too. The corners has fasbelt tension knobs for easy operation. The laser mount has adjustable knob to manually rise or down the laser for focusing purpose. all the parts have been printed at 65% infill a 2 perimeter lines just to make the parts stronger. Attached you will find a part list with quantity and link where to buy. SIZE 1mts x 75cm Built area
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 1778
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 4644
Dual Extruders 3D Printer - Zidex Upgraded
How to build an Independent Dual EXtruder (IDEX) 3D printer from OpenBuilds parts.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 213403
C-Beam® Machine - Plate Maker
This C-beam Machine is an in affordable CNC plate maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author mytechno3d Views 17583
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 Darren Dickson Views 1445
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 27882
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.