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Build Author Ryan Lock Views 450
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 Dangatech Views 421
C beam machine (with larger T-slot platform)
Larger, more rigid build plate C beam machine
Build Author Bradles Views 963
Linear Rail derivative with ball screw
basic start to design of cnc machine
Build Author Michael.M Views 5362
This is a Kyo Sphinx CNC Router build. The working area will be: I'm not sure yet.
Build Author Peter Van Der Walt Views 2834
MiniMill Z Axis Upgrade with Offset Motor
Upgrade your Minimill with an off-set Z Axis Motor
Build Author Jason Harding Views 612
Mobile bed cnc machine, first build
Currently i am reworking the frame still with current available parts just going to buy material to make the y and the z axis from openbuilds. The x axis is now going to be mobile similar to a 3d printer style.
Build Author JWhitten Views 2837
Build #2 - Bigger & Stronger
This is my latest project. I'm building a new CNC router to be bigger in cutting envelope (1500mm x 3000mm / approx 5 by 10 ft).
Build Author Metalguru Views 572
Yet another build of an improved C-Beam Machine, improving stiffness, size, versatility, and strength without increasing costs much.
Build Author evgeny156 Views 650
OB Minimill with bottom frame PSU+Drivers
All-in-one OB Minimill
Build Author Savvas Views 812
Halloumi CNC Machine - Acetal Plates
I built the original machine using plywood plates, and always intended to upgrade those parts to more durable ones. I decided to go with acetal as it's a lot easier to cut than aluminium. I used fusion 360 to model and rebuild the original machine. Once I have assembled everything and feel confident it all works I will release the plate designs here.
Build Author DA_Spec Views 946
Heavy duty C Beam
a 1000mm x 1500mm CBeam build with hgr20 hiwin rails 600w er16 spindle
Build Author PatrickB Views 1459
The goal is to have a relatively strong CNC to be able to cut alu. Working space will be around 800x350x100mm.
Build Author Spiffcow Views 2653
Large inexpensive build that can cut a 4x8 ft sheet with room to spare. Can be built using only a 3D printer and standard parts -- no special CNC'd plates required.
Build Author JP Warnke Views 6381
Warnke CNC Router
A blend of modular aluminum and steel bracketry built to yield fine cuts in hardwood and aluminum. An open table with a shiftable pin-fixture concept will allow the operator to shift longer than Y-travel work-pieces, such as doors, along the Y-axis of the table. This machine has a 44" (X) by 24" (Y) by 8" (Z) travel with water cooled VFD spindle motor, t-slot ext work table, cable carriers, side guards n dual y drives. Total weight (w/base-stand) is about 600lbs.
Build Author JimB828 Views 410
This build will be based on the C-Beam Plate Maker, with additional changes based on other builds and ideas.
Build Author Jim F Views 3708
Basing this build on the C-Beam machine XL on the parts store, but added a few things to make it more like the C-Beam XXLarge "Tank" by Dollarz81. Going with the Dewalt 611 instead of a water cooled spindle at first. May change down the road. Using a Panucat Gradus M1 controller with BigFoot drivers.
Build Author SamKircher Views 2311
C-Beam Sphinx Vacuum
A modified 1000x1000 Sphinx, with a built in vaccum table.
Build Author stargeezer Views 861
Next up will be the electronics package. My parts bins are overflowing with boards so this may be the hardest decision to make of the entire build.
Build Author Daryl Eden Views 424
C beam Larger and Stronger
My first build based on the original C beam Sphinx. I’m not sure at this point what the final size will be. I have the parts from the c beam Sphinx and extra beams and lead screws to build up to 1000mm x 1000mm.
Build Author dogmeatk Views 4567
Dogmeat's Custom C-Beam XL
I love the C-Beam XL concept, this build is my custom version with the goal of increasing rigidity for metal milling.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 119560
C-Beam™ Machine - Plate Maker
This C-beam Machine is an in affordable CNC plate maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author Moag Views 40101
C-Beam Machine XLarge
A rigid and wide format, plate and carving CNC.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 19658
This OpenBuilds Mini Mill is a great go-to desktop sized CNC milling plate / part maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author Mark Carew Views 678885
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 Trunkmonky Views 1533
Another OX, but this one is MINE :-)
OOZNEST Style OX machine with 3D printed panels
Build Author Savvas Views 10034
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 Andrew Helsel Views 3713
MiniMill with DW611 and SmoothieBoard 4x v1.1
Build Author DaveStewart Views 1377
Small C-Beam Plate Maker With Remote Login & Operation
C-Beam Plate cutter with Raspberry Pi V3, Arduino Mega2560 and Camera. Remote login & operation via SSH with cnc.js server, mjpg server on the Pi.
Build Author JimB828 Views 2400
A horizontal-router CNC using openbuilds parts geared toward routing out mortise and tenon joinery; or any other end grain work on wood.
Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 52376
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 Greg Lampman Views 4782
C-Beam Intro to CNC
Build log for my first CNC machine, a C-Beam Plate Maker
Build Author GeoffH Views 863
c-beam XLarge with ZLarge
XLarge with ZLarge
Build Author Huub65 Views 2891
My C Beam - NEMA 17 - GRBL- Arduino project
Cbeam machine. Using small stepper motors (NEMA 17) and Arduino controller. Try to get this working in de upcoming month.
Build Author Cornerspace Views 686
C Beam CNC+Laser
You will be following the assembly of the mechanical kit and how i integrate the electronics into the final build.
Build Author Jay Lytle Views 829
Stock CNC Router
This is my first CNC router, so be kind on the criticism. I'm still learning. Not an engineer, and not a machinist so I am having to research and learn aspect from both of those areas of study!
Build Author CNCMD Views 918
Sphinx 1000 x 500
Building a Sphinx based CNC based on Kyo's plans. Going with a 1000 x 500 table size.
Build Author DazTheGas Views 16155
Been using the Ox now since 2015, so decided I should move on to C-Beam :-)
Build Author Paul Boartfield Views 1604
C beam xl
I would recommend this challenge to any woodworker looking for something new.
Build Author Braindice Views 916
My first attempt at building a CNC style machine. Overall my plan is to use the PlanetCNC breakout board and software to run the machine from a dedicated laptop/tablet.
Build Author Brian Popp Views 12587
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 Nels Views 2065
Another Sphinx - 1000mm x 750mm
The reason for building this CNC is to help me in my guitar building hobby. (telecasters)
Build Author Chefson Views 7867
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 Bruce Walker Views 1984
BD's C-Beam Machine CNC Router (WIP)
CNC router table based on OpenBuilds C-Beam Machine bundle.
Build Author Zach S Views 4482
Big OX 1500x1000
Building the 1500x1000mm ox build, have taken many photos throughout the buid process. Learning the process of the setting up of the machine is pretty neat. Not to mention it will definitely test your patience's when it comes to all the tedious wiring of things.
Build Author islahcnc Views 1797
I will post soon some more details.
Build Author JerryD Views 1754
1500x1000mm Adjustable Height
I have the demand to cut/etch tall pieces of material. For this reason, I have designed a machine with 500mm uprights with adjustable gantry height. This way I can raise/lower the sled and z-axis as needed. I've also chosen to use a linear C-channel assembly for the Z axis with the plate mounted to the gantry instead of the other way around. This will allow for maximum range of the z-axis. The parts list/BOM does not include motors/belts/pulleys or electronics.
Build Author Craig Views 6337
Inspired by the Crawlbot
Building a couple of CNC's based on the Crawlbot
Build Author Karan Singh Sisodia Views 1424
My Home made CNC
Home Made CNC Router from Scrape
Build Author Hisha Views 2685
A 1000mm x 1000mm Sphinx/R7 build.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 2382
The MakerSL Customized OB Minimill
This is my interpretation of the OB Minimill, what I've changed so far, and what may continue to change as my requirements change.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 2047
MakerSL MSL-21 OB Minimill Enclosure
Simple enclosure for the OB Minimill
Build Author drxlcarfreak Views 3438
Project There is No Kill Like Overkill
Very stout 2'x4' machine with a deep Z axis
Build Author Richard Long Views 6374
Solid basics CNC router
This build focuses on the basics to provide a good foundation to further enhance the ability to achieve tight tolerances
Build Author Yeo Chun Beng Views 1964
First CNC Build
Building my First CNC for PCB milling. Some modification done to the original build from OpenBuild Bundle.
Build Author Catawissa_CNC Views 3209
This build is based on the C-Beam build by Mark Carew. I have added axis limit switches and a remote mounted control cabinet. This build also uses a custom moveable table.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 6530
PhlatPrinter MK 3
The Phlatprinter 3 was designed to be used in a small shop with the ability to cut large sheets of foam for RC airplane projects. The idea was that you could save all of your aircraft as models and tweak to perfection after every flight.
Build Author MuchoBurrito Views 2226
Reusing parts to build a CNC - planning stage
Build Author Mohammad Kokash Views 3393
CNC 1000x1000mm C-beam
inspired by http://openbuilds.org/builds/c-beam-sphinx.3605/
Build Author WarEagle90 Views 2242
Dixie C-Beam XL
Build log of the Dixie C-Beam XL CNC Router.
Build Author Sandy DeFalco Views 2254
Sandy3D wall mounted 1000 mm x 1000 mm C Beam Mill
I am attempting to mount The C-Beam Machine XLarge on the wall and have it look like a piece of art and be totally functional as this will be in our livingroom.
Build Author Michael Forte Views 3277
OX CNC Build
OX CNC built using the kit from SMW3D with a Smoothieboard 5 and external motor drivers.
Build Author JamesA Views 3554
Extendable Mini Mill
Another MiniMill, different to the OpenBuilds version and potentially more flexible because of the design.
Build Author MTO Views 5162
Building a small mill to match my 7x12 lathe.
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 1639
MiniMill - A must have machine :)
The new MiniMill from Mark and Sonny is a great little machine.
Build Author Kyo Views 55450
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 uwsdandt Views 5472
This is a build supported by Ooznest by a team of girls in Year 8 (12/13 years old) to machine model F1 cars for the F1 in Schools competition.
Build Author Elijah Anderson Views 4143
The Budget Build
An affordable large CNC machine, that so far has been easy to assemble
Build Author Hisha Views 1900
Routy based build
Routy based build using 1000mm Y axis beams and 500mm X axis beams. Using a 20x80 Z axis to use the OpenBuilds router mount.
Build Author Gary Monroe Views 3107
C-Beam Desktop On Rails
My attempt at a Desktop CNC using C-Beam and Open-Rail with Steel Wheel bearings and LeadScrew Drive.
Build Author Rick Holder Views 4462
Gantry Type CNC with Makita Router
The machine has met and exceeded my expectations on repeatability and accuracy. Cost was approx £600 including the Windows tablet.
Build Author mikev Views 4811
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 tomaspavlica Views 3010
blueprints here: https://github.com/tomaspavlica/cnc_pkb2
Build Author FancyKiddo Views 4312
Triangular CNC Milling Machine
A wonky build to eliminate slop on a long Z axis
Build Author Tomas F Uribe Views 2609
2 1/2 axis CNC chassis. Convertible to plasma, 3D printer and welder. Currently used as router. Plotting table dim: X axis 620 mm, Y 650 mm, Z 100 mm. Created for teaching purposes, open source license, currently used for engraving ukiyo-e wood plates and printmaking
Build Author Adam Filipowicz Views 3411
CNC Based on CBeam, with No custom Plates, and Z GANTRY
Build Author mcbuilder22 Views 6648
C-Beam "2" XLarge CNC Router
C-Beam 2XL CNC Router
Build Author Giarc Views 21581
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 ymilord Views 15631
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 Glenn Weston Views 10299
"The Moagie Mill" My C-Beam XLarge
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 Gary Caruso Views 12696
OX Heavy Duty Build
OX Heavy Duty, using Chrisclub plates, for 2080 X-Y and C-beam Z
Build Author Apothus Views 5050
Sphinx rigid XL
Rigid variant of the C-Beam sphinx platform
Build Author Rich Bowen Views 1833
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 WildBill Views 2505
C-Beam XL build
So for a summary its a great kit that was easy to build, could not be more happy.
Build Author Cleyton Alencar Views 3150
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 pocovolvedor Views 2533
Soundproof case for Ox
Not much to say... Soundproofing box for noisy works... Build in MDF and 20 mm plexiglas. Very effective!!!
Build Author McAdam Views 1642
Need a catchy name - enlarging CNC
The aim of this build is to have a CNC that can cut a FULL sheet of wood when I need it to, but also shrink down and cut smaller sheets the rest of the time. The prototype is based on an OX cnc but soon it will be completely custom using Openbuilds Parts
Build Author Matt Barile Views 1908
Fixed Gantry Welded Steel Router
Fully welded, fixed gantry CNC router, with chinese linear motion parts, in progress
Build Author lee Coughanour Views 1784
A work in progress
One of my first projects might be cutting proper plates.
Build Author JamesL Views 3096
C-Beam Machine Build
This is my first CNC router build. I want to gain basic CNC building experience so I can go on to build other items such as a frosting or pancake printer.
Build Author GinoTheCop Views 22238
Building a larger C-BEAM CNC Machine with no previous experience.
Build Author Garrettcompston Views 2477
My 2nd cnc build
My new build to upgrade from my worn out shapeoko
Build Author gazingm42 Views 3030
1000mm X 1000mm with tinyg
1000mm X 1000mm overhead cnc machine
Build Author LarsTveito Views 3845
Ox Stainless with ballscrews
Ox Stainless with ballscrews for motion, nema 23 steppers, LInuxcnc for control software. Using basic parts for frame from Makersupplies, and the rest sourced from ebay. Building a small router hoping it will be able to cut aluminum with decent results.
Build Author inhan Views 15290
openbuilds rovo c-beam (700*1000)(1000*1000)한국오픈빌드.
Open the build will create open and sharing. 오픈빌드는 만들고 오픈하고 공유합니다.
Build Author PhotoSgt85 Views 4803
Desktop PCB Maker
With the focus always on larger builds I wanted to focus on a desktop PCB milling machine that fulfills the average users desktop needs at an entry level cost. Design considerations will allow expandable capabilities to include 3D printing and any other functions a small form Cartesian robot can perform. The current iteration has a desktop footprint of approximately 15.5" X 14.5".
Build Author chenderson Views 4494
CRH C-BEAM Router, steel capable
C-beam based CNC router using mostly openbuilds parts.
Build Author schwabelectronics Views 2841
Vertical Drill Mill
Mill drill using a dremel and some 3d printed parts
Build Author seedorff Views 2964
This is my OX. There are many like it, but this one is mine. My OX is my best friend. It is my life. I must master it as I must master my life.....
Build Author Kevon Ritter Views 4733
Yet another Sphinx
Here's my Sphinx with a few slight modifications.