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Build Author Michael.M Views 5153
This is a Kyo Sphinx CNC Router build. The working area will be: I'm not sure yet.
Build Author Spiffcow Views 2577
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 stephen cia Views 4715
3D printer with 7 drivers, compact, dual extruder, no CNC part. All Openbuilds and 3D printed part. This is purely experimental.
Build Author DA_Spec Views 823
Heavy duty C Beam
a 1000mm x 1500mm CBeam build with hgr20 hiwin rails 600w er16 spindle
Build Author Wombaticus Views 326
Printer number 2
A Large Printer that will hopefully be able to print at least 45cm cubed
Build Author ahayden Views 11751
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 stargeezer Views 800
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 Elijah Anderson Views 4118
The Budget Build
An affordable large CNC machine, that so far has been easy to assemble
Build Author Bradles Views 880
Linear Rail derivative with ball screw
basic start to design of cnc machine
Build Author Jason Harding Views 565
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 Brian Popp Views 12451
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 Schematix Views 74662
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 Polymergraphy Views 908
Skyggen 3D Printer
GT2 belt-driven Cartesian 3D Printer on an OpenBuilds Extrusion gantry, developed through Autodesk Fusion 360.
Build Author DazTheGas Views 16106
Been using the Ox now since 2015, so decided I should move on to C-Beam :-)
Build Author Keith Davis Views 890
Bi-Motion Box Printer
Design eliminates any movement of both the X and Y motors to achieve X/Y travel. It uses linear bearings for both linear travel and rotational movement.
Build Author JWhitten Views 2731
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 SamKircher Views 2254
C-Beam Sphinx Vacuum
A modified 1000x1000 Sphinx, with a built in vaccum table.
Build Author Metalguru Views 450
Yet another build of an improved C-Beam Machine, improving stiffness, size, versatility, and strength without increasing costs much.
Build Author Andrew Long Views 5467
CoreXZ implementation on 3d printer using Openbuild and RobotDigg parts.
Build Author PatrickB Views 1371
The goal is to have a relatively strong CNC to be able to cut alu. Working space will be around 800x350x100mm.
Build Author evgeny156 Views 581
OB Minimill with bottom frame PSU+Drivers
All-in-one OB Minimill
Build Author PCBman Views 2650
This is a design for a desktop CNC machine. It may be a router or laser. I am undecided as to the final design.
Build Author Jean-Francois Talbot Views 572
A 2 axis laser engraving machine, with a manual Z axis.
Build Author Savvas Views 764
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 Gary Monroe Views 3096
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 Ronald van Arkel Views 9483
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 francesco pollina Views 2496
FFF 3D printer 2x2x2m
The 3D printer will be able to print 2x2x2m components and not just in PLA or ABS. It's not just a DIY printer but I'm trying to apply engineering formulas to make it. I'm going to apply the state of art for 3D printing and scannering existing.
Build Author JimB828 Views 376
This build will be based on the C-Beam Plate Maker, with additional changes based on other builds and ideas.
Build Author Puddin Views 2065
100w Laser Cutter Build Log
I rebuild my 2 meter tall 3D printer into a 100w laser cutter
Build Author PhotoSgt85 Views 468
Modular Controller PCBs
This is a build still in the prototype stage. The initial design is being used to control a 4 axis sample change, but the PCBs when finalized will be able to be adapted as a convenient way to wire stepper (or eventually hybrid stepper) drivers to which ever controller you happen to be using. Current developments center around an Arduino Mega, although more interfaces are planned in the future. The main design centers around the use of Phoenix Connectors.
Build Author Daryl Eden Views 388
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 Ariel Yahni Views 11339
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 dogmeatk Views 4524
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 Hisha Views 2647
A 1000mm x 1000mm Sphinx/R7 build.
Build Author MTO Views 530
V-Slot MAME cabinet
A minimalist MAME "cabinet" made from extrusion.
Build Author Andrew Helsel Views 3661
MiniMill with DW611 and SmoothieBoard 4x v1.1
Build Author changedsoul Views 697
First CoreXY Build
First CoreXY. Simple Square build, hopes for faster movements.
Build Author Don Crawford Views 2910
Table Saw Fence
Trying to build a low cost table saw fence using v-wheels
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 6955
Just a little light duty laser engraver.
Build Author Roberts Kristins Views 1141
Core XY My-BOT 500 x 500 x 1000
My first construction after many years buys ready devices.
Build Author Dollarz81 Views 5273
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 JimB828 Views 2355
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 52230
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 evilc66 Views 18427
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 Greg Lampman Views 4725
C-Beam Intro to CNC
Build log for my first CNC machine, a C-Beam Plate Maker
Build Author Adam Filipowicz Views 3399
CNC Based on CBeam, with No custom Plates, and Z GANTRY
Build Author David the swarfer Views 8702
The Nguni - an OX variant
A modified OX with more X clearance, MDF plates, vacuum table
Build Author Cornerspace Views 651
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 Braindice Views 887
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 megashub Views 2026
K40 C02 Laser Rail System
An Openbuilds replacement rail system for the common eBay "K40" C02 Laser Cutter
Build Author Jay Lytle Views 797
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 Martin Bogomolni Views 6103
Delta-Six ( Jerry426 variant )
Building a Delta-6 variant, using recycled parts from a WolfStock Delta printer.
Build Author Apothus Views 5023
Sphinx rigid XL
Rigid variant of the C-Beam sphinx platform
Build Author CNCMD Views 884
Sphinx 1000 x 500
Building a Sphinx based CNC based on Kyo's plans. Going with a 1000 x 500 table size.
Build Author Robert E. Nee Views 4221
Large cartesian gantry style 3D printer
This will be a fixed bed, v-slot implemented X,Y,Z axis gantry style 3D printer.
Build Author Shortyski13 Views 3847
A Large CoreXY build that can just barely get in through a doorway, aiming for under $1000. Build Volume approximately 18in x 24in x 26in.
Build Author Adam Filipowicz Views 23074
TITAN-XY (Fixed Build Plate, Quad Z Screw, CoreXY)
Super Rigid CoreXY 3D Printer
Build Author Joortiz1 Views 1106
Norm Inverted - Cartesian
As a tinkerer and hobbyist I need a reliable quality printer on a budget... Meaning I'm not looking to buy a: Prusa, Zortrax or LulzBot because of the added cost their marketing adds. I can definitely build a machine of hopefully equal quality at a lower cost that is not impacted by the marked-up priced from a large reputable manufacturer. I will need to dedicate time and more time for design shakedowns to ensure I produce a quality machine. Bare with me on this build... Thanks!
Build Author Ariel Yahni Views 1516
A simple wood turning lathe.
Build Author drxlcarfreak Views 3393
Project There is No Kill Like Overkill
Very stout 2'x4' machine with a deep Z axis
Build Author THE LINK Views 1185
2020 First build.
Probably cheapest DIY build youl see.
Build Author EvanBruner Views 9062
Vertek CNC - 1000mm x 750mm Linear Rail on C Beam
C beam gantry with steel guide rails!
Build Author Nels Views 2027
Another Sphinx - 1000mm x 750mm
The reason for building this CNC is to help me in my guitar building hobby. (telecasters)
Build Author IndyMaker Views 5391
Ooznest Ox with 3D Printed Gantry Plates
Ooznest Ox with gantry plates and end caps 3D printed in ABS rather than aluminum.
Build Author Bruce Walker Views 1944
BD's C-Beam Machine CNC Router (WIP)
CNC router table based on OpenBuilds C-Beam Machine bundle.
Build Author Tinkerz Views 1841
A stout 3D printer build with the hopes of being able to serve as a light mill (PCB) and laser engraver
Build Author Sandy DeFalco Views 2215
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 evilc66 Views 9691
My C-Beam 3D Printer
Larger format FDM printer using C-Beam linear stages
Build Author kev20009 Views 2491
MY NEW CNC
This build is not based on the ox, but got my ideas and inspiration from my first build,
Build Author Pol Feliu Views 5535
Batxillerat Research Project: Design and construction of a CNC
I'm working on a cartesian cnc router for my school research project
Build Author Chris Anderson Views 13615
Openbuilds Co2 80w Laser Cutter
Co2 80 watt openbuilds laser cutter, 1200mm laser tube, 1500x1000x500mm dimensions. Build frame first and then panels to be added.
Build Author JerryD Views 1715
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 JamesA Views 3525
Extendable Mini Mill
Another MiniMill, different to the OpenBuilds version and potentially more flexible because of the design.
Build Author Said Views 10124
Here is my Project A CNC 3000 mm by 1500 mm, with a 2.2kW spindle collet ER25 and 4 stepper motor nema 23 425oz-in. The purpose being to have a large work surface for a minimum cost.
Build Author Arunkumar Views 4371
Polar Bot which used to depress buttons
Build Author M^3 Views 13566
M Cubed CNC Mill
A no-nonsense CNC mini mill to get the job done.
Build Author jkenn13 Views 7976
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 Justin Butler Views 3994
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 Robert Bailey Views 22512
FRANKINATOR -- My CNC Router Built Around The 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 Kevon Ritter Views 4717
Yet another Sphinx
Here's my Sphinx with a few slight modifications.
Build Author Lumberjack Engineering Views 5711
SOLAC: Space Optimized LAser Cutter
The Space Optimized LAser Cutter is a 40 watt CO2 laser cutter that supports a maximum part volume of 24" x 16" x 6.25". It consists of a V-slot frame + brackets/mounts designed to be 3D printed on a consumer desktop printer. Total cost of the machine is ~ $1,400 USD.
Build Author Metalguru Views 2825
Dragon Too Plasma Cutter
A Benchtop Plasma Cutter Concept
Build Author mytechno3d Views 3529
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 dcorb Views 12620
Steel Frame CNC Router
A scratch built steel frame CNC Router.
Build Author Bud Griffin Views 3407
BF3D OX (Big Freakin' 3D OX)
This is my latest printer build. The second printer I've built using V-Slot.
Build Author William Niedermeyer Views 7021
Structured Light Turntable Scanner
3d Structured Light Scanner with Arduino Controlled Turntable
Build Author quyngan Views 1861
DIY LED acrylic lamp
This is a simple lamp using only 2 LEDs & 2 AAA batteries.
Build Author Sage Views 58533
Super rigid Delta printer, using 20X40 V-Slot
Build Author dcorb Views 6433
Steel Frame 3D Printer
A steel framed 3D printer using a similar design with my CNC Router.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 2336
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 sgspenceley Views 2258
LinearRail - 3D Printer
I have re-purposed many of the parts from my Linear OX build. I'm using MGN 12 linear rails on all three axis, 5 start lead screws on the Z axis and I'm going to experiment with 5 start lead screw on the X axis. The frame plates are made from 1/8" laser cut mild steel, & open builds extrusion.
Build Author Johnnycatt Views 13950
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 Catawissa_CNC Views 3145
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 diego benavente Views 12466
kukatype 3d printer open source
im just starting and the size of this is 1.5 meter from base to end
Build Author kallibaba Views 5489
CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine
A little CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine More and details in the next weeks
Build Author MuchoBurrito Views 2195
Reusing parts to build a CNC - planning stage
Build Author mytechno3d Views 3757
SLA (Resin) 3D Printer
SLA LCD 3D Printer ( 8.9'' LCD screen )
Build Author Venturebit Views 1523
SHRED-Buddy3D UPcycler - Open Source Multi Material Cutter&Pelletizer
The whole system is powered by 12V / DC power. Process it into Pellets or Granules to use it with your 3D Printer or Filament Extruder. Our self-developed steppermotor Controls allows you to optimally adjust Feedrate for your Situation. Forward, Backward and Stop is integrated for easy operation. The Speed can be continuously regulated via rotary switch.
Build Author Giarc Views 21515
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.