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Build Author Retsaj Views 40528
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 23196
High Z Mod for Lead CNC
The High Z modification for the LEAD CNC brings your creative capabilities to new heights! With 8" of clearance this modification can be adapted easily to your existing LEAD CNC Router.
Build Author Kyo Views 24506
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 Brian Popp Views 46827
Salmon Sphinx 1.0
A tribute build based on Kyo's wonderful CBeam Sphinx. My hope is to improve on that build slightly, but to be honest, I'll probably just screw it up. I'll use this build to publicly document my failures.
Build Author Raju Chohan Views 635
Gauthali V2.0 DIY 3D printer
This is based on core XY kinematics. First of all, we designed a CAD model. Most of the required parts are designed by us in solidworks software, and some parts are downloaded from a web platform ‘grabcad’. After that we assembled those parts and inspected them in solidworks. The designed CAD models are frame of 470mmX392mmX545mm SBR linear guide rod, linear guide holder, lead screw, motor mounts, pulley, bed mount, idler block, timing belt clamper.
Build Author alan richard Views 42581
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 Rob Taylor Views 13318
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 OpenBuilds Views 9563
The next level of CNC motion control solutions. Packed with advanced new features and built on the reliability of the proven BlackBox system
Build Author Mark Carew Views 11322
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 OpenBuilds Views 9837
C-Beam® Tension XL Linear Actuator
Bringing your lead screw precision and accuracy to new lengths using a simplistic tension system!
Build Author that-jim Views 4589
Z-Axis Upgrade For My Sphinx
Z-Axis Upgrade For My Sphinx
Build Author that-jim Views 35755
LINEAR RAIL SPHINX 55 (Blue OX plates)
Machine based on Sphinx 55 built with linear rails.
Build Author MattR Views 14009
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 Damian V-SLOT Poland Views 604
Discover our unique DIY project that blends creativity, utility, and sustainability. This guide will take you through the construction of a LEGO display box, ingeniously crafted using offcuts of V-SLOT aluminium profiles and OpenBuilds accessories. Not only is this an eco-friendly approach to reusing surplus materials, but it also results in a stylish, functional display for your prized LEGO models. Whether you're a LEGO enthusiast or have little LEGO fans at home, this innovative project offers
Build Author OpenBuilds Views 18540
INTERFACE CNC Touch Control System
Super cool standalone Human-Machine Interface for controlling your CNC machines!
Build Author Lappa Views 1429
A Sphinx Linear rail build (600mm x 600mm) hence the title Sphinx66. Plates supplied by Chris Laidlaw. Linear rails used MGN15
Build Author idegraaf Views 12201
Build Author Moag Views 104641
C-Beam Machine XLarge
A rigid and wide format, plate and carving CNC.
Build Author Sigifredo Cruz Rojas Views 1316
ALl included interface
I have not too much space and need a portable solution, and tired of cleaning the electronics I decide to put everything inside a box and this is the result.
Build Author 2SIsurf Views 3134
Hotwire cnc Surfboards
Xl 2 axis foam cutter Eps Surfboard blanks Simple open concept but high production machine. Shape 3d case with open builds controller
Build Author Jason Moore Views 7162
Lead1500 Plasma Table w/THC
lead machine plasma table with Black Box, and Torch Height Control
Build Author Keith Davis Views 16621
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 Tourniquet63 Views 1130
Denford CNC Resurrection
Denford CNC Mill Update
Build Author Sray69 Views 7875
Custom 4x4 CNC
I started designing and ordering parts for this build back in Oct 2021. Unfortunately life got in the way and I had to sideline the project to deal with more important projects. I am now back working on this project full time. I originally was building a MPCNC on this torsion box platform I built but quickly realized how difficult it would be to produce anything with good accuracy. So I decided to design my own CNC that would be more robust and accurate.
Build Author Sam Keller Views 25881
Openbuilds 4x8 cnc
I built this cnc using 2 z axis actuators thinking it would minimize deflection and it seems to be very sturdy. I used 2 1500mm c channels for my x axis, 1 1500mm c channel for my y axis, nema 23 stepper motors, dm556 drivers, 2 24v power supplies, smc5-5-n-n controller, 9mm wide belts, and the Hitachi m12vc router. So far it's working very well with a few hiccups. Programming the controller was a learning experience but I'm very happy with it.
Build Author OpenBuilds Views 2189
Multi Z LEAD Machine Addon
The Multi Z adds multiple Z axis to a LEAD CNC Machine allowing it to cut and carve 2 to 3 times the amount of projects in the tame it takes to make just one
Build Author Mark Carew Views 67205
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 Spark Concepts Views 69985
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 1128834
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 Ponxerino Views 2829
Fixed Gantry Easy Assembly
Fixed Gantry CNC with good accuracy and rigidity but for a higher price than the usual CNC's on the site.
Build Author JOSH.PIERCE Views 34196
CoreXY W/ Fixed Build Plate & Enclosure
Building a Core XY printer with a fixed build plate from off the shelf parts.
Build Author Giarc Views 1324
Y table for LEAD Lathe - essentially a High Z Cbeam XL
I built the lathe as a dedicated rotary axis, but I soon realized I could have a back up CNC for very little expense.
Build Author Jasont Views 1772
MY first CNC build
my first cnc build using the lead 1010 to build bigger and better!!
Build Author SORIN ILIESCU Views 48999
Sphinx 55 on MGN12 linear rails
My machine is a combination of the Openbuilds Sphinx 55, MGN12 linear rails knockoffs and custom made plates made by Chris Laidlaw
Build Author sausagePaws Views 1730527
DIY Embroidery Machine V2
My second attempt at an affordable sewing machine embroidery add on. This one uses readily available electronics modules and 3D printable parts where possible.
Build Author Chris_WD Views 3672
3D printer for printing Clay/Paste
I designed this 3D printer from scratch for my mechanical engineering capstone project. It's made for printing clay but should be able to print any paste material. The clay extruder system could be easily modified to work with almost any 3D printer. The printer is approximately the same size as an Ender 3.
Build Author David Bunch Views 5435
Dedicated Compact Rotary Axis Laser Engraver
Compact Dedicated Rotary Axis Laser Engraver
Build Author Jason @ MCC Views 6804
QueenBee Pro CNC Router and Lathe
A 1000x1500mm QueenBee Pro with a 4th Axis Rotary attachment/Lathe Bed.
Build Author nc3dpw Views 18561
(Portable) Large Format 3d Printer 4ft square frame. Build Volume 36in x 36in x 36in
Large format printer build based off successful small Corexy. I figured it could be scaled to large format and be portable. Portable meaning by removing a few pieces it could effectively be rotated out of a standard door frame.
Build Author JCPhlux Views 22679
Large Core XY 3d Printer W/fixed build plate
Build Author BNMaker Views 9080
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 Indieflow Views 106251
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 Troy Joachim Views 13506
Prusa i3 Bear IDEX
Remix of the Prusa i3 Bear with added IDEX
Build Author joetemus Views 22380
K40 ACRO Conversion
A K40 to ACRO Co2 laser cutter build. Designed and built to expand the work area of the K40
Build Author James Archer Views 11349
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 stephen cia Views 30334
3D printer with 7 drivers, compact, dual extruder, no CNC part. All Openbuilds and 3D printed part. This is purely experimental.
Build Author Leonard Cross Views 32206
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 Giarc Views 51336
ACME OX (A Lead Screw Driven Ox Derivative (850x1500))
Another build based on the original OX design with a cutting area will be about 26" (680mm) x 50" (1300mm) and driven by lead screws.
Build Author BooTec Views 30953
DIY CNC Machine
In this project, I show you how I built my DIY CNC machine. All moving parts of the DIY CNC router are running on ball bearings while the structural parts are made with natural materials, namely birch plywood and solid beech wood.
Build Author shanehooper Views 5882
All metal CoreXY 3D Printer Design with triple z, kinematic bed, and scalable corexy mechanism.
Build Author Lindsey Lewis Views 7165
Update Eleksmaker with Openbuild eccentrics for X-Carriage
A simple approach to making the Eleksmaker A3 Laser build have a better functioning X-Carriage! Of course this assumes you bought an Eleksmaker A3 or plan to.
Build Author cdsmith12 Views 20871
The Plastic Beast CoreXY Printer
In my opinion, this is the easiest and most complete tutorial to walk you through building a large platform 3D printer and the Sketchup File is included for you to make any changes needed.. The Plastic Beast is a CoreXY Printer with a build platform of 440mm square. You can print 600mm or about 23 inches diagonal. Any level of user from novice to expert should gain something from my tutorial.
Build Author Serge E. Views 57898
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
Build Author IndyMaker Views 18852
Ooznest Ox with 3D Printed Gantry Plates
Ooznest Ox with gantry plates and end caps 3D printed in ABS rather than aluminum.
Build Author Dollarz81 Views 10171
C-Beam XXLarge "Tank"
This is a modified build C-Beam XLarge. 1000mm C-Beam used for X and Y axis, and the Y Axis moves the X bridge, not the material being worked.
Build Author Dave420 Views 12403
OpenBuilds C-beam 15mm belt on 1500mm C-Beam.
OpenBuilds C-beam 15mm belt on 1500mm C-Beam.
Build Author BeTrue3D Views 19058
High Quality CoreXY with focus on quality and optimized printarea versus physical size of the printer.
Build Author M1dn1ghtN1nj4 Views 6923
This is a heavily modified system based on the RatRig V-Cast. Lots of personal touches, and a LOT more to come!
Build Author Edgar Mata Views 12891
ME - Core XY 3d printer
I wanted to make my own Voron, so I made my own Voron,
Build Author devloop Views 44996
5 X 5 Plasma SIMPLE Build
5 X 5 Plasma table...Hypertherm 45 XP....CandCNC....Openbuilds
Build Author T4Concepts Views 67716
WorkBee CNC build - My honest opinion, tips and help
My main goal for my build is to have a machine that is capable of profiling and help me in my designs, for the manufacture of custom automotive headlights.
Build Author piyawat thongchan Views 8815
Draw bot core xy
In the design stage. Help guide.
Build Author Peter Van Der Walt Views 12615
MiniMill Z Axis Upgrade with Offset Motor
Upgrade your Minimill with an off-set Z Axis Motor
Build Author Ryan Lock Views 123911
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 Keith Davis Views 7651
Upgrading Your 3D Printer With Synchronous Leveling
Upgrading printers for Synchronous Leveling
Build Author kifla2704 Views 7716
Another C-Beam machine
This is basically a Sphinx variant with few changes of my own...hope it'll work.
Build Author ymilord Views 52137
FARM OX (Four Axis Rotary Machine)
Four Axis Rotary Machine (FARM) OX. Equipped with a X,Z,A & C Axis.
Build Author HPB Views 38005
A simple XY laser engraver/cutter
A simple low-cost XY plane laser engraver/cutter inspired by the Much 4 laser build, with minimal parts and assembly time. Uses standard off the shelf components in almost 90% of the build with the exception of the axes motor and wheel mounts which need to be 3D printed.
Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 4132
40x40 V-Slot Rod Type Linear Actuator
A Rod-type Linear Actuator based on the 40x40 V-slot profile
Build Author shanehooper Views 11082
SolidCore CoreXY 3D Printer
Modular and Scalable CoreXY Printer with all metal parts.
Build Author crypt-tek Views 30972
My first 3D printer build. It is almost complete and will be posting the first completed print shortly. I still need to mount the print spools and a couple other odd ends to complete this.
Build Author the DustRoom Views 3162
My C-Beam build and modifications
Modified C-Beam which I plan to add a laser module and eventually convert to C-Beam XL size.
Build Author Mike Campbell Views 14212
Prototype Rack-n-Pinion 4'x8'
This is a custom gear rack drive machine with a 4'x8' cut capacity.
Build Author romamaker Views 4304
Z Axis for ACRO
Created a small Z axis for the ACRO motion system. I wanted to more easily adjust the height of the laser to accommodate various thicknesses of material, without having to manually loosen screws to adjust. Also wanted to be able to vary the height for multiple cutting passes on some materials. Try to stick to a similar aesthetic as the original ACRO system and plates.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 27447
Combines the layout factor of a CoreXY while using Cartesian logic. The design has a fixed build plate - moving an X/Y frame on the Z axis enclosed by an outer main frame.
Build Author SOA Views 54974
GridBot Two: Powerfully Simple
Core XY, sensor-less homing, integrated camera, touch screen, pi, 32-bit controller, fast, quiet, beautiful prints. 300 x 300 x any build volume. Just change out the Z lead screws, rods, and four pillars. Total BOM around $700 USD. Build time around 6 hours.
Build Author Tom Dirriwachter Views 6012
3DS Cube 3 Modular Extruder
How to modularize the 3D Systems Cube 3 extruder nozzle.
Build Author Gary Caruso Views 1268
OpenPull From CNC Kitchen.. attempt
This project is a Pull tester for material testing or structural testing with stress (force) data logging, I don't have plans for strain logging but that might be down the road.
Build Author lewac Views 7783
PnP 4 axis small/fast machine
You need some mechanical and electronic experience. This is NOT a novice undertaking! a familiarity with linux a plus (but not necessary). Basic woodworking and metal fabrication a big plus as well.
Build Author Adam Filipowicz Views 7945
All Metal - CoreXY Motion
Stacked CoreXY Motion System using only Openbuilds components
Build Author Holley Views 1836
Build Author Torodd Indersund Views 3109
Cheap chinese K40 laser upgrades, including 60x30cm working area, MKS or SKR controllerboard (smoothieware or marlin, not yet decided.) Light, psu and a bit more :)
Build Author William Grunwald Views 4581
1000mm x 1000mm linear rails, double gantry, build in Process... more to come
Build Author Steve Hall Views 2607
Cartesian Style Build UK
Another Cartesian style build with parts from the UK, US & China.
Build Author Paul Mitchener Views 932
Customised Lead 1010 making it a 1510. T-Track work area with dual Y limit switches for auto-squaring. Powered by xPro v5 & CNC.js
Build Author Paul Amelang Views 2966
4x8 CNC Router for Composites
Router for making plugs for composite part production, and for cutting CFRP.
Build Author Knut Bøje Views 8766
My OX cnc upgrade.
Build Author Johnny Reich Views 734
ProLight 1000 Mill Retrofit
Update a 20-year old bench top milling machine with OpenBuild Ecosystem electronics.
Build Author txcomp Views 5156
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 evil2002usna Views 9947
Cheap Ballscrew Ox CNC Router.
Build Author Smoothimage Views 1479
An other Ox Metal Build AZ
Had left over parts from cnc plasma build.
Build Author Dina Jacobson Views 1705
Gauss Probe Machine
Standard build with high Z using a Gauss probe instead of a router.
Build Author rcKeith Views 9909
Ooznest OX CNC Build
Ooznest OX CNC build
Build Author Michail Views 4652
HYDRA multi tool CNC , based on ACRO
Build Author Aaron Newsome Views 5211
6 Axis Motion Control Camera Rig (PAN, TILT, ROLL, SLIDE, FOCUS, ZOOM)
6 axis rig based on OpenBuild C-Beam and ESP32 MCU, WiFi controlled with custom app.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 43210
OpenBuilds Sphinx 55 (20" x 20")
The OpenBuilds Sphinx 55 - 500x500 Lead Screw Machine
Build Author Kyo Views 16419
A Sphinx build to inspire and encourage all those who want to get started with cnc to check out Opensbuilds line of machine bundles and hardware.
Build Author Oyvind Amundsen Views 3526
I have tested my Opt Lasers laser module on a "open" frame for some time. Decided that I want to test a corexy setup and combine it with a boxed/enclosed design - my goal is to get high precision + a safe setup with protection from the laser light + a fan to extract the smoke/exhaust..
Build Author Quentin Karmark Views 3124
Laguna Swift 4X4 CNC mill retrofitted with OpenBuilds
Used Laguna Swift 4X4 CNC mill with Water-cooled Spindle and RichAuto serial pendant retrofitted with OpenBuilds/Blackbox/Interface
Build Author theracermark Views 2262
Reviving the Origonal PhlatPrinter with BlackBox
Reworked PhlatPrinter Gen1 Adding dual nema 17s to all 3 axis Supprot for carriage to insure even dept cuts Lighting for view of cutting area