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Build Author Rusticalmond Views 334
CNC Hot Wire Cutter 4 Axis for Cutting Foam Wings
My build is to allow me to cut foam wings using CNC Hot Wire Cutter.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 15122
C-Beam™ Machine - Plate Maker
This C-beam Machine is an in affordable CNC plate maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author JasonW Views 299
My attempt at planning out my own CNC router
Build Author MTO Views 78
Making a bellows to cover a C-beam to prevent swarf from gumming up the works.
Build Author adamcooks Views 6258
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 Bruce Boettjer Views 27
Hello, I have been looking around for a vacuum forming machine for a long time, and could not find one that was either in my price range or was safe enough for me to want in my home. The Phlatformer answers both of these requirements... Unfortunately, it was not available in either cut-out or...
Build Author Mark Carew Views 303538
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 Carl Feniak Views 37460
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 motopreserve Views 1095
Persnickety Plate Maker
My very first attempt at a CNC build. Based on the OpenBuilds C-Beam Machine, small tweaks will be made to tailor it for my goals: machining G10, aluminum & some carbon fiber for use with multirotor and motorcycle parts. I am looking forward to the day when I am comfortable enough to bring the ideas in my head to the tip of the end mill in a smooth fashion...
Build Author Sage Views 28005
Super rigid Delta printer, using 20X40 V-Slot
Build Author Steven Bloom Views 2961
This is my first CNC build. The Sea-OX is a machine built out of three 1000mm C-Beams. I plan to have a Y length of 1000mm and a X length of 650mm. The Z should have the ability to move approximately 100mm.
Build Author Jasen Stengel Views 809
GrOX (OX based router)
1000mm x 1500mm OX router using Openbuilds parts and plates by Chris Laidlaw
Build Author Ulnad Views 171
Delta Bot: Improved DIY 3D Printer
Build the efficient and reliable all metal structure 3D Printer. Improved significantly with new concepts for printers. Great quality and up to 400 mm/s print speed (very fast). Built with heated bed, hybrid bowden suspended extruder, and counterweight (tested printing 21 hours straight with no motors hot). Optional smart controller for computerless printing. Print any kind of thermoplastic.
Build Author ymilord Views 2805
FARM OX (Four Axis Rotary Machine)
Four Axis Rotary Machine (FARM) OX. Equipped with a X,Z,A & C Axis.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 47334
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 Mike Andrews Views 737
Monster - a multiple material 3D printer with 20"(X) X 14"(Y) X ~20"(Z)
A Laut3k derivative that goes for volume and large number of print materials at the same time. Using OpenBuild linear motion systems to get away from belt drives.
Build Author Clint Phillips Views 802
LYNX - Huge 3D printer
I'm basically building a larger version of my crappy wanhao 3d printer. My work was recycling some aluminium extrusion and it broke my heart to see such nice pieces of aluminium engineering being sent to a furnace. Mega 3d printer was born!
Build Author Ridgeback Views 378
Apple Crate CNC
Low cost, apple crate framed CNC.
Build Author rcKeith Views 899
Hot Wire 4 Axis CNC Foam cutter
This build uses drawer slides and thread rod to create foam wings and fuselages by passing a hot wire through the foam which makes very accurate shapes. I built a Radio Controlled SuperVC10 using foam but did have a cnc machine then so I had to make many templates to guide the hot wire. This inspired me to build a cnc hot wire cutter. Works really well and have made several RC models with it now
Build Author Mark Carew Views 17689
V-Slot Belt Driven Linear Actuator Build
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 Motions Views 3715
Screaming Ox CNC Machine
Big brother of the Charging Ox CNC machine.
Build Author puntoMX Views 2182
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 Robert Bailey Views 2712
My CNC Router Built Around The New 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 Indieflow Views 13274
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 Mark Carew Views 14536
This SphereBot is based on the EggBot which is an open-source art robot (drawbot) that can draw on spherical or egg-shaped objects.
Build Author DistortedDesigns Views 6645
Project Death Star - DistortedDesigns Laser Engraver
2 watt Laser Engraver, Simple, Fairly Low Cost, and Portable
Build Author Justin Butler Views 427
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 TomH Views 3862
H-Bot CoreXY Cube with Fixed Build Plate
Use of V-Slot for frame and rails with option to use identical 500mm uncut lengths: 8 * 20x60 x 500mm 8 * 20x40 x 500mm 7 * 20x20 x 500mm (2 cut into four identical 125mm pieces for filament holders) Use of uncut 500mm rails obtained through use of 12 joining plates for use as spacers. Alternate approach is to trim two 20x40 and 1 20x20 rail by 6-8mm each. Build volume ~400mm cubed (with dual extruders). Use of only openbuilds components! Currently in design phase...
Build Author Hytech2k Views 2874
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 openhardwarecoza Views 8688
openBuilds FreeBURN-2-Mini V-slot CO2 Laser (40-50w)
A new mini version of the http://openbuilds.com/builds/openbuilds-freeburn-1-v-slot-co2-laser-60-100w.1001/ FreeBurn CO2 Lasercutter
Build Author Kyo Views 2118
This is Fina; My Lautr3k inspired build.
Build Author Hytech2k Views 23497
Area 51 CNC Parts F-117 CNC Gear Rack Drive System
We decided the name "Clydesdale" just didn't fit this machine anymore so we changed it to F-117 CNC. It's small and fast !!
Build Author Brian Slee Views 9073
Ultimo is the ultimate multi tool for the person who's serious about prototyping new ideas. A Delta Robot frame supports 3d printing up to 450mm in diameter, a powerful CNC Mill, and 50 amp plasma cutter for processing steel plate. And that's just a start.....wait till you see some of the other attachments we are currently working on incorporating.
Build Author dddman Views 4380
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 oni305 Views 18452
Laser Engraver Control Board + Inkscape extension
This is a PCB designed to control a laser Engraver CNC
Build Author Robert Hummel Views 56688
With such great success/attention my laser got, I ended up with a good friend that would like to dabble in stencil art and so I have decided to share my build with him and you here :) I will be using all the same electronics as in my previous build except the driver boards I will be using are the famous reprap 4988's they are more easy to come by and cost less. I will also be using open builds mini v wheels/v groove extrusion just so I can get a feel for their versatile products
Build Author Michael Burns Views 2017
My Little OX
This build has been an educational experience. Software and hardware alike.
Build Author Jeremy Views 3968
Ez3D - Phoenix 3D Printer Build
This is my 1st submission to openbuilds.com and my 1st venture into building a 3D Printer. The Phoenix 3d Printer is a kit from Ez3D, a company based out of Colorado, started and backed by successful Kick-starter and IndieGogo campaigns. The Phoenix 3d Printer kit is currently backlogged 10 to 12 weeks which means quite a wait. I will be chronicling my experience with this kit as I get it done.
Build Author NJG Views 599
1200 x 2700 CNC based on OX
Preliminary design for cnc based on OX for cutting wood sheet products (ply, MDF etc.) for a sheet size of 1200mm x 2700mm
Build Author Mark Carew Views 20349
V-Slot Belt & Pinion Example Build
The OpenBuilds team has redefined the belt and pinion concept. By using standard OpenBuild components were able to improve on this system in ways that will save on cost and enhance its engineering capabilities.
Build Author Gabriel Faber Views 1515
After completing a standard OX build, I found I didn't have enough Z-clearance and designed a set of taller gantry plates
Build Author openhardwarecoza Views 3935
Plasma cutter - 608 on steel tube version
CNC Plasma cutter: 608ZZ on steel square tube linear rollers Welded frame HDT2-15 Belt Drive Tradeweld Cut-40 Plasma cutter with converted hand torch Virtual Torch Height Control through inductive probing - open source electronics project
Build Author openhardwarecoza Views 1077
3D Printer 320x220x200
Someone donated a E3D Volcano to me (http://e3d-online.com/Volcano/V6-VOLCANO-POWER-PACK-175-UNIVERSAL-24V) and with a super hotend like that, it feels like a waste to stick it into a small 3D printer. So I decided I want a 320x220mm (XY) machine, 200mm Z is plenty for me
Build Author Allted Views 1299
Mostly Printed CNC
Mostly 3D Printed CNC is an inexpensive, multi-functional cnc platform, size isn't an issue. Built using inexpensive, easy to use electronics, and parts commonly available worldwide. This is the best way to get you feet wet in cnc or expand you current shops capabilities.
Build Author Knut Bøje Views 306
My OX cnc upgrade.
Build Author gwandad Views 558
OX TWO in ONE
What I'm doing is pretty self explanatory. I've put a few pictures up
Build Author nlfawcett Views 4080
Longhorn OX (Under Construction and In Progress)
I ran across the OX and knew it was the one I wanted to build. Some of the things I wanted to include was make it bigger and a little more solid than what the original plans called for. So here is where I am at so far. It will have a cutting area of 48" x 48". The waste board support frame will have more support rails. The Y axis will have (3) 20mm x 60mm rails instead of the original (2) that is called for. 1/4" aluminum OX plates. And a few more odds and ends.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 1332
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 zelos Views 701
ZelosLaser Engraver/Cutter 2.0 : Sturdy & Versatile
Zelos Laser Cutter Version 2.0 GRBL Shield with Nema 17 motors. 2 Watt laser for cutting and fine grayscale pictures built very sturdy and modular
Build Author robbell Views 2149
OX-Based Self-Contaned HVLP Spray Booth
A CNC HVLP spray booth based on OX.
Build Author Jason Moyer Views 3988
Delta 3d Printer
I am going to use this as a build log for my delta 3d printer build. I have access to a MakerBOT to print some of the parts. I am still finishing up a few of the design elements but the idea is to have a rigid unit to eliminate deflection in components and maintain accuracy.
Build Author kev20009 Views 1076
This Build Is Is Inspired By OOZ Nest CNC, But With Some Changes,
Build Author Calamari Views 1056
First Ooznest OX
The ooznest OX CNC Machine is based on the OX CNC Machine designed by Mark Carew of Openbuilds, and incorporates many upgrades from the Openbuilds community. Mark Carew based the OX on the Routy, which was in turn based on the Shapeoko
Build Author openhardwarecoza Views 1533
Pocket Ox (Sheetmetal)
Small CNC - made with some custom lasercut+bent sheetmetal parts + Openbuilds V Slot
Build Author Mohammed Iskandarani Views 3879
CO2 60 -130 WATT LASER ENGRAVING/CUTTING CNC WITH DSP AWC608 CONTROLLER
LASER ENGRAVING DIY 60 WATT
Build Author Serge E. Views 19197
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 Stephen Hall Views 845
The new C-Beam kit expanded to 1000mm . extra support built in for the extents of the travel.
Build Author stargeezer Views 2427
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 Michael Views 15903
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 Robert.sims Views 4766
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 cureac Views 4789
Homemade plasma cnc
Build Author Tinker Views 517
Kitchen Space Saver
The frame is made from all open builds parts, add the rubber feet and pads for the glass. The glass is clear 12" x 16" x 1/4" with a polished edge. A light basket slides on the countertop.
Build Author Rakmup Views 2696
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 Mark Carew Views 13586
C-Beam™ Actuator Example Builds
Here are a few helpful C-Beam actuator ideas that will help you get a start on your builds
Build Author skarab Views 30986
A 3D printer without belts, a print volume of 320x320x260mm, obviously the V-Slot as linear guide! and a maximum of printed pieces.
Build Author MikieLikesIt Views 789
Cousin CNC OX Router
I hope to be able to cut out larger gantry plates with some modifications. I would like to do some 3D cuts in the near future. I've also read about doing some lithophane projects for Christmas.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 4893
Phlatprinter MKII Foam Cutting Machine
Build Author Jake Fry Views 3026
Another (Mostly) Stock OX
For my first Openbuilds project, I decided to put together an OX CNC Router.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 26404
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 jkenn13 Views 3686
The purpose of this build is to create a simple, strong modular build that is rugged enough to cut out some of the softer metals along with wood and plastics. Using basic parts like the universal plates, t-nuts and v- wheels coupled with the strength of C-Beam I am sure this will deliever the desired results!!
Build Author mytechno3d Views 3220
A low cost and easy to build laser cutter based on 2.8w laser diode .
Build Author dougsnash Views 11597
Rotary Axis OX Derivitive
A Rotary Axis CNC router based on the OX CNC Router
Build Author Eric Foster Views 577
CoreXY Table with Symmetric Lead Screw Z axis, Build volume: 293mm x 290.75mm x 223.83mm
Build Author MattiasN Views 2159
MyCNC(1000mm x 1500mm)
My CNC project
Build Author Neil Rosenberg Views 33253
The Frog: CNC Router
Frog CNC Router. Inspired by OX and "Routy". 24"x36" active working area, approx. 3" usable Z motion.
Build Author Iwan Müller Views 2182
CNC Router (Non OX)
My own Design (not an OX Derivative) using standard Parts.
Build Author winand Views 494
Small drill press fence
A small build using some small vslot scrap piece which shows the versatlity of the v-slot system
Build Author John Eriksson Views 892
Vic Aussie Ox
Dove in and ordered the kit from Makerstore in Melbourne. While awaiting for the order watched videos and sourced steppers and controllers from China. Had some fun with the 4 axis TB6600 controller board. Ran into a few problems with the build, but after stripping and restarting looks like I am on track.
Build Author Sheepdog Views 10110
Griffin Delta Printer
Designed from the ground up as a low cost, highly scalable delta printer. This printer has been built as small as carry on luggage size, up to an 18in wide print surface and is capable of larger. Approximate cost is low to mid $500 range start to finish, including electronics for a basic model.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 26191
Maximus 3D Printer
A full scalable 3D Printer , with a big printing area. Build with openbuild parts from www.vslot-europe.com
Build Author diego benavente Views 3108
kukatype 3d printer open source
im just starting and the size of this is 1.5 meter from base to end
Build Author Kyo Views 2020
V-Slot Cutting System
A System of 3d printed parts to use along with your projects aluminum extrusion to cut your pieces of v-slot to length manually.
Build Author robbell Views 743
Cancelled - Modified OX CNC for Mitre Cutting (Picture Framing)
Creating a CNC mitre (45°) cutter, for picture frame cutting. Starting with an OX, but inverting various parts and adding a material table, with a stepper-controlled measuring guide.
Build Author Midgetmountain Views 6908
The aim of this OpenBot build, was to make a 3d Printer that was easy to build with minimal tools and using of the shelve parts from Openbuilds.
Build Author runninfarmer Views 3505
A minimum parts build with belt driven Z-axis.
Build Author Giuliano M Views 7339
OpenBuilds OX 48x48 Aluminum
Variant on the OpenBuilds OX CNC Router, enlarged with 1500mm length beams for a cutting area of 48" x 48". Based on the original model, the larger of the two, with the addition of a third 20x60 beam on the gantry for strength. Estimated cost is around $1100, minus the router.
Build Author Justinat Views 11168
Mini lathe CNC Conversion - Work in progress
My on going build of CNC Mini Lathe
Build Author Rouge Scholar Views 452
Custom Ski and Snowboard CNC for a High School Woodwhop
A Custom size CNC to make custom skis and snowboards
Build Author Steve hope Views 5363
8x4 CNC build
Routy cnc upgrade.
Build Author Trentjw Views 3913
Prusa I3VS with 12X12 Build area
A large 12x12x12 build area sturdy printer made of steel
Build Author Prauk Views 8689
OX 1500 x 1000 mm
Build Author runninfarmer Views 2838
CoreXY printer with XYZ gantry
Build Author UltiBots Views 13193
Mini Kossel V-Slot 3D Printer
This build is very straight forward. The design is simple. There is a great support community for Delta 3D printers.
Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 9200
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 winand Views 9317
YAOR (Yet Another Openbuilds Router)
Yet Another Openbuilds Router, my version :-)
Build Author sausagePaws Views 17602
Embroidery machine with XY belt and pinion drive.
A simple Embroidery machine using an XY belt and pinion drive to drive a hoop under a standard sewing machine. Needle timing, machine power and stepper control are all provided by a PIC processor. A tablet provides the higher level formatting required for communicating with the PIC chip.
Build Author getoffmyland Views 2640
Water Buffalo - Water jet cut OX+
A modified OX based on Aluminum plates cut on a waterjet. Some new ideas and additions from other builds are included.
Build Author Jesse Gordon Views 944
Easy to build and robust 3D printer framework
Lord willing I will be showing you how build a robust and easy to build 3D printer framework using V-Slot rails and rollers. It's a little bulky, but it has all spring tensioned rollers on all axes, and can be built entirely without custom machining on any parts. You will need digital calipers, a drill press, a carbide toothed miter saw for cutting aluminum extrusions, and lots of little screws!
Build Author PaulS Views 944
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.