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Build Author Mark Carew Views 41583
Phlatprinter foam cutting CNC machines are awesome space saving mills that use a rotary axis as a sheet feed.
Build Author evilc66 Views 2455
My C-Beam 3D Printer
Larger format FDM printer using C-Beam linear stages
Build Author Ryan Lock Views 44535
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 evilc66 Views 5209
LCD Based SLA Resin Printer
SLA resin printer based on a gen3/4 iPad Retina display. The design intent is to create a printer with the highest resolution possible with a lower cost of entry compared to DLP projector based SLA printers.
Build Author AK-Creation Views 7380
Designer Jeans with a Laser
I install the third extension on my cnc router and ask me, what can I do with a laser? So I make some test and find out - >>It is possible to engrave jeans clothes<<. Create your own Designer Jeans with a Laser!
Build Author Jim S Views 2476
C-Beam based modular Resin Printer
The build is based on a 500mm C-Beam and the SeeMeCNC FlexVat. The C-Beam is both the linear motion and a structural element of the design. The frame that holds the 45 degree first surface mirror and the build vat can slide up and down the C-Beam to accommodate projectors with lenses at different elevations.
Build Author David Bunch Views 3659
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 Sage Views 50332
Super rigid Delta printer, using 20X40 V-Slot
Build Author JOSH.PIERCE Views 9171
CoreXY W/ Fixed Build Plate & Enclosure
Building a Core XY printer with a fixed build plate from off the shelf parts.
Build Author Julius Views 5091
OX Balls - 1605 Ballscrew Powered 1000mmx1000mmm OX derivative
1000x1000mm Ballscrew driven OX Derivative. Dewalt 611 spindle and TB6600 Drivers.
Build Author Jon Norris Views 4973
I'm building a machine specifically for doing 4th axis work on woodwind instruments.
Build Author Adam Filipowicz Views 15165
TITAN-XY (Fixed Build Plate, Quad Z Screw, CoreXY)
Super Rigid CoreXY 3D Printer
Build Author Kyo Views 13949
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 P. ry Views 4376
Nox 1500mm x 1500mm C-Beam
C-Beam build using a double C-Beam for the X axis. 1500mm x 1500mm
Build Author sw3Dp Views 5693
stranger than fiction OX
OX hybrid all CAD open sourced non-commercial ip; .dwg, .dxf,.3dm, .iam, .ipt files jamming their pie
Build Author ymilord Views 8233
C-Beam Rigid - 'The Hog'
C-Beam Machine baseline build. DW618 Spindle. SuperPID. Gcode Controlled Mist Coolant. Rigid Work Surface. NEMA 23 (425oz-in) Leadshine 4 Axis Stepper Driver. LinuxCNC (MachineKit) Tool Touch Off Probe.
Build Author Jose A. Molina Views 1087
Reborn as the Soccer Pitch for our Robot Spider Soccer game - Robotics/Maker Club Teaching Cart
The Soccer Pitch for our Robot Spider Soccer game
Build Author Krishnakumar Views 536
Hobby OX CNC
This "hobby OX" CNC is built for multiple purposes such as cutting and engraving various materials, laser etching and cutting, etc... Its a great platform for hobby enthusiasts like me where this machine can be used for so many different purposes effectively and efficiently!
Build Author Mark Carew Views 33706
X Y Table OpenRail / V-Slot Build Examples
The X/Y table system is a great starting point for many CNC projects giving you the ability to move an object on the X and Y axis in a simple compact style.
Build Author Ronald van Arkel Views 3501
OpenBuilds Promoveo Study Builds
Build Author Moag Views 11133
C-Beam Machine XLarge
A rigid and wide format, plate and carving CNC.
Build Author MattiasN Views 11890
MyCNC(1000mm x 1500mm)
My CNC project
Build Author Mark Carew Views 81645
C-Beam™ Machine - Plate Maker
This C-beam Machine is an in affordable CNC plate maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author noursbricoleur Views 501
Meoow 3D printer
in construction ! chassis vslot 80x20 home made plates with whells polycarbonate build volume 800mmx400mmx400mm 2 ed3d v6 volcano nozzles 0.8mm & 0.4 + titan extrudeurs home made heat bed aluminium 5mm + glass heat air chamber 6 doors plexiglass......
Build Author sebf34 Views 1255
OX Based cnc 3000 x 1500 Double belt
OX Based CNC
Build Author Serge E. Views 34335
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 Marshall Peck Views 29431
Voxel OX - Extendable 3D Printer and CNC Platform
An open source 3D printer design with a sturdy V-Slot frame.
Build Author Savvas Views 3472
C-Beam Lead Screw CNC Mountain
I’m making a desktop CNC machine based on the C-Beam platform. It will be driven by Tr8 Lead Screws, and initially made from 12mm birch ply plates.
Build Author Metalguru Views 793
Big Ox Heavy Duty
A Heavy Duty version of the standard Big Ox build.
Build Author Giarc Views 7415
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 Jose A. Molina Views 630
Remote Controlled Robot Spider(Teaching Tool)
This Project is meant to teach introductory robotics and arduino styled micro-controllers to HS and MS students.
Build Author techmod Views 189
This is going to be a more or less detailed how to build BetterBot. Pictures and more (decent) text are to be added.
Build Author Schematix Views 9985
OX-Metal CNC Router Mill
The OX-Metal is based on the original OX CNC mill But with a few modifications and add-ons
Build Author runninfarmer Views 13113
Build Author Glenn Weston Views 1909
"The Moagie Mill" My C-Beam X Large
My Experiences building the C-Beam X Large. Maybe you can pick up a few pointers from my ramblings and experiences if you are considering building this machine.
Build Author uran Views 457
TesseractXY (MendelMax 1.5 version)
History about making 3d printer.
Build Author Joe 90 Views 641
Schematix OX metal build
OX metal build from an noob
Build Author ahayden Views 2370
C-Beam Prefab Untitled
The C-Beam Prefab Untitled is designed as the cartesian compliment to the C-Beam XL. With the exception of requiring a couple more 1000mm C-Beams and lead screws, the build requires a minimum of additional parts. The primary intention of the build is to maximize the cutting envelope while still staying within the sweet spot for C-beam rigidity. This design can easily be modified and allows for further custom structural components to be cut with the initial build platform.
Build Author Martin Bogomolni Views 1100
Delta-Six ( Jerry426 variant )
Building a Delta-6 variant, using recycled parts from a WolfStock Delta printer.
Build Author kev20009 Views 646
MY NEW CNC
This build is not based on the ox, but got my ideas and inspiration from my first build,
Build Author Paul Stoller Views 4660
C-Beam Machine - MyFirstCNC
This is my first foray into CNC machines, after much review I decided on the C-Beam machine as it seemed easy to work with and will enabled me to build more and larger machines as I gain knowledge. I am planning on building the machine largely unmodified from the reference design. I will be building the machine an axis at a time as I need to spread out costs over time.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 46967
V-Slot™ Nema 17 Lead Screw / ACME Driven Actuators
Example model of lead screw driven actuators for your next project!
Build Author Mark Carew Views 42430
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 kev20009 Views 4106
This Build Is Is Inspired By OOZ Nest CNC, But With Some Changes,
Build Author EvanBruner Views 4433
Vertek CNC - 1000mm x 750mm Linear Rail on C Beam
C beam gantry with steel guide rails!
Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 31781
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 Mark Carew Views 516142
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 James Gao Views 8956
An OX-inspired mini desktop mill. Designed in OpenSCAD, these parts are fully parametric and can be customized to your liking.
Build Author Indieflow Views 40206
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 Ariel Yahni Views 2002
Modifying the K40 laser cuter stock gantry in favor of OpenBuilds superior and smoother movement. Also will provide me a better level control for easier beam alignment.
Build Author Don Krueger Views 2542
My 1st Build - Delta Printer with 3 filament hot end
The build area will be fully enclosed. I anticipate using primarily ABS, and have interest in the soluble support materials as well. The main components to date include: OPENBUILDS - 3 x C-Beam™ Linear Actuator Bundle, 1000 mm, w/ Included NEMA23 Motor) Extruders (3) - [Sintron] 1.75mm Mini All Metal MK8 Extruder Hot End - reprap diamond Control board - RUMBA Stepper drivers - DRV8825 StepStick Power supply - eTopxizu 12v 30a
Build Author gjwest Views 15901
Time Lapse Camera Rail
This is my first go at building a simple Time lapse camera rail system using as much pre-existing hardware and software as I could.
Build Author zaxes Views 2109
Laser engraving machine
Second better project, high durable mainframe, silent work, non vibration.
Build Author Ronald van Arkel Views 4272
Upgrading the C-Beam machine
So we have new plates, stronger motors, belt drive reduction, but what should we do with them? In this article you might find the answer you were looking for as we took an “old” C-Beam machine and started to upgrade the X/Z body and added more torque and precision to the Z-axis.
Build Author AlexLee Views 4474
In Greek mythology, Talos (/ˈteɪlɒs/; Greek: Τάλως, Talōs) was a giant man of bronze made by Hephaestus (the Greek god of fire, metalworking, craftsmen and blacksmiths) who protected Europa in Crete from pirates and invaders. He circled the island's shores three times daily.
Build Author Kyo Views 10109
This is Adamantine, a all aluminum lead screw driven 3d printer. I wanted to have a printer that would not be effected by the heat or humidity I have here as my current wood frame printer is.
Build Author Carl Feniak Views 127854
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 Bridge Port Views 1442
CNC Line Boring Machine
This is a CNC Line Boring Machine for our cabinet shop. It drills the holes every 32 mm for the adjustable shelf pins in the cabinet side pieces. I chose this option over purchasing a multi-head boring machine that requires 11 drill bits - Left & Right hand twist - that also requires a lot of strength to plunge that many drill bits into the wood to be drilled.
Build Author Michael Views 35101
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 Johnnycatt Views 9786
Lathe 4" x 40"
This is a lathe. I do not plan on making parts for NASA, but I want to be able to turn, face and bore things like wood, brass, aluminum and plastics.
Build Author kallibaba Views 1267
XY base for play with GRBL and vvvv
GRBL, vvvv, drawbot, penchanger, custom plates
Build Author Bob K Views 2721
Dream to practical
This is my journey from a dream machine to a practical (for me) machine. This is a Cartesian style frame that can change tool heads quickly. The first version will have milling and 3D printing tool heads. Later on I'll add a drag knife tool head.
Build Author Makerparts Views 1257
Cbeam Digital Mitre Saw Fence
Work in progress.. but nearing completion :)
Build Author north90 Views 5422
OpenSampler: OpenSource autosampler for use in laboratory
An open source autosampler to be used in laboratories for the automated analysis of gas or liquid samples.
Build Author ymilord Views 3506
Kyoujin Mk1 (C-Beam /w Rack & Pinion)
C-Beam based CNC with Rack & Pinion (for the X Axis) and lead screws (for the Y Axis)
Build Author Jose A. Molina Views 2376
The Roberta Clementine a proof of concept and progenitor to the series of printers I will be calling the Clementine Sisters. The printer is named after Pittsburgh Pirates baseball player Roberto Clemente. Although it is more accurate to say the printer is named after the school I work for which is named after Clemente the Roberto Clemente Charter School. http://www.myrccs.com Roberta is the first and not really built to last but instead built to test ideas and to produce the parts for successors
Build Author John Mueller Views 6304
Small Mill type CNC machine, using C-Beams and V-Slot rail, bundle packs as a starter point. I needed a smallish desktop machine to fit a pretty narrow use case for my business, but the machine itself has larger applications to the OB community. Currently I will run the Dewalt 611 router on the Z axis, but have plans to add in a brushless RC style motor. So this design does have room to go either way easily.
Build Author MConner Views 1332
Fun and Functional Laser Build
A very fun and fulfilling build. I can't say enough about the whole Open Builds site and Open Source movement. I strongly believe this is the fastest and most creative way of getting ideas out of the mind, and onto the floor.
Build Author slm222 Views 487
Cheap linear rail set up for z-axis
A easy to do cheap upgrade for the z axis
Build Author Asaku Views 1802
Hi! This build is, or at least should be, a multipurpose box (mBOX). Due to limited space I want to build something that can serve multiple purposes such as 3d printing, 3d scan, plexiglass cutting and hopefully some milling too (both wood and metal). Switching between modes should involve switching heads and worksurface (change heatbed with a wood platform and viceversa). (for the scan part I'm thinking of integrating this opensource project into the frame: http://www.freelss.org/ )
Build Author Keith Davis Views 1119
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 ymilord Views 17600
FARM OX (Four Axis Rotary Machine)
Four Axis Rotary Machine (FARM) OX. Equipped with a X,Z,A & C Axis.
Build Author JordanMoss Views 1542
My CNC Build
Initial design for my CNC mill\router based around C beams
Build Author jjcolletta Views 6214
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 runninfarmer Views 5940
Build Author semperfikurt Views 7102
Beefed-up and customized OX build
My Machine is based on the OX CNC designed by Mark Carew as well as the ooznest kit, and it incorporates a bunch of my own details and revisions to increase performance and robustness. It has become way more beastly than I originally planned!
Build Author mytechno3d Views 1235
Watercooled 3D printer : Maximus Evo Rev 2
Watercooled 3D printer
Build Author Anglesachse Views 3868
Corexy, with possible head change (3d, cnc, laser)
Build Author Mark Carew Views 13426
V-Slot Miter Saw Stop
A quick and simple saw stop build.
Build Author Dave420 Views 1477
10 x 5 ft plazma table build
Attaching V Slot or mutable V Slot end on end to a larger steel frame table.
Build Author dddman Views 8195
Prusa i3 (Acrylic frame with OB rods)
The Prusa i3 (iteration 3) is the newest and most current 3D Printer design by RepRap Core Developer Prusajr (source: http://reprap.org/wiki/Prusa_i3)
Build Author Simon Rafferty Views 747
A Rigid Delta Printer using C-Beam screw actuators
Build Author crnrstndes Views 737
My first CNC - The C-Beam Basic
I am a newbie and this is my first build. After hours and hours of research I decided on the C-Beam. I will be changing one or two things but I will basically be building this as per Mark's video.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 4544
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 mrtinkerer Views 7668
V-slot and MDF DeltaBot
This is a deltabot 3D printer build using CNC routed MDF and v-slot rails. Full description found in instructables.com.
Build Author Ronald van Arkel Views 20525
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 Jim_H Views 994
Jim's C-Beam Machine Build
This is my build of the stock C-Beam Machine. I tried to stick to the build video as much as possible. The main deviation I've made is how the MDF platforms are attached.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 1256
DSLR ( video ) motorized slider
In order to make some nice traveling video you need a slider .
Build Author adamcooks Views 21999
Based on the work of Carl Feniak and his C-Bot. 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. Utilizing a 300x300 build plate this derivation utilizes three lead screws, synced to a single motor via gt2 belt
Build Author nate campbell Views 1594
CrOX Carbon Reinforced OX
Modified OX with carbon fiber reinforced X and Z axes. 1500mm Y, 1000mm X and 120mm Z clearence
Build Author Keith Davis Views 6807
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 snokid Views 1012
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 Keith Davis Views 2725
This is a simple, yet rugged design, weighing only 6 lbs and with 13x13x14" volume with a 8x8x6" build area. While assembly is pretty simple, the small size and rigidity of the design make shipping assembled printers attractive.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 8207
MakerSL MSL-5 Cantilevered 3D Printer
This is a simple cantilevered 3D Printer. It is designed around the OB V-Slot linear rails. I am trying to simplify this as much as possible, all rails will be 250mm long and only one will require cutting (it will be cut in half). The printer will use all OB wheels and gantry plates where applicable, all other plates can be either Laser Cut or 3D Printed (files will be provided for both). I am not set on electronic as of yet, but plan to use a single control board...no Arduino/Ramps control.
Build Author Metalguru Views 1374
Custom black and red Big Ox
Build Author David the swarfer Views 5755
The Nguni - an OX variant
A modified OX with more X clearance, MDF plates, vacuum table
Build Author Mark Carew Views 22932
V-Slot™ Nema 23 Linear Actuator Build (Lead Screw)
Learn to build a super strong nema 23 lead driven linear actuator
Build Author Rakmup Views 14956
CNC Router Lathe
Steel square tube frame with dual feed gantry and indexing lathe section. Will have 36" x 30" x 6" travel.
Build Author Dexter Oddwick Views 1223
Black Rabbit 1500
This is a router that I designed that is loosely based on the Openbuilds Ox, but designed to be heavy duty, rigid, and yet quick and agile.
Build Author anigeek65 Views 6516
OX Super "C"
This CNC utilizes the C-BEAM extruded aluminum for the "X", "Y", and "Z" axis. The gantry will move similar to the OX along with the "Z" except I am incorporating the C-BEAM instead of the 20x60 V-RAIL. To make the system as strong as possible I am using two C-BEAM rails back to back. The "Y" axis will encompass two sets of roller on both side of the C-BEAM extruded rails for added strength. At this time all plates will be created using the C-BEAM machine I completed last month.