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Build Author Nels Views 694
Another Sphinx - 1000mm x 750mm
The reason for building this CNC is to help me in my guitar building hobby. (telecasters)
Build Author Mark Carew Views 13443
This OpenBuilds Mini Mill is a great go-to desktop sized CNC milling plate / part maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author Brian Popp Views 8759
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 Mark Carew Views 112132
C-Beam™ Machine - Plate Maker
This C-beam Machine is an in affordable CNC plate maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author Michael.M Views 555
This is a Kyo Sphinx CNC Router build. The working area will be 700mm x 500mm.
Build Author stephen cia Views 979
3D printer with 7 drivers, compact, dual extruder, no CNC part. All Openbuilds and 3D printed part. This is purely experimental.
Build Author Savvas Views 8527
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 islahcnc Views 768
I will post soon some more details.
Build Author Andrew Helsel Views 832
MiniMill with DW611 and SmoothieBoard 4x v1.1
Build Author JerryD Views 577
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 5135
Inspired by the Crawlbot
Building a couple of CNC's based on the Crawlbot
Build Author megashub Views 621
K40 C02 Laser Rail System
An Openbuilds replacement rail system for the common eBay "K40" C02 Laser Cutter
Build Author Puddin Views 457
HUGE 3D printer build
just wanted to share my build of a huge 3d printer. It stands just over 2 meters tall and has a total print area of around 850mm x 850mm.
Build Author Hisha Views 1643
A 1000mm x 1000mm Sphinx/R7 build.
Build Author Peter Van Der Walt Views 1235
MiniMill Z Axis Upgrade with Offset Motor
Upgrade your Minimill with an off-set Z Axis Motor
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 1300
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 1214
MakerSL MSL-21 OB Minimill Enclosure
Simple enclosure for the OB Minimill
Build Author Yeo Chun Beng Views 1085
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 2001
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 4796
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 mytechno3d Views 1851
SLA (Resin) 3D Printer
SLA LCD 3D Printer ( 8.9'' LCD screen )
Build Author kallibaba Views 4609
CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine
A little CNC Sand and Spraycalk drawmaschine More and details in the next weeks
Build Author Mohammad Kokash Views 2152
CNC 1000x1000mm C-beam
inspired by http://openbuilds.org/builds/c-beam-sphinx.3605/
Build Author Beam Views 1318
DIY Flywheel Camera Slider
My take on a non affordable slider.
Build Author Fabio Orsi Views 1030
147 RepStrap 002
This project is focused on developing a low-cost, portable and open-source FDM 3D Printer.
Build Author JamesA Views 2263
Extendable Mini Mill
Another MiniMill, different to the OpenBuilds version and potentially more flexible because of the design.
Build Author MTO Views 4077
Building a small mill to match my 7x12 lathe.
Build Author Bud Griffin Views 2353
BF3D OX (Big Freakin' 3D OX)
This is my latest printer build. The second printer I've built using V-Slot.
Build Author Huub65 Views 1546
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 Anthony Bolgar Views 1063
MiniMill - A must have machine :)
The new MiniMill from Mark and Sonny is a great little machine.
Build Author Jens Grabner Views 857
This calculator work inside with a spezail count format - Fraction as Mantisse + Dezimal exponent .. in summ 9 Byte.
Build Author evgeny156 Views 1557
3D Printer on Prusa architecture with best parts available
Wanna quet an nice looking device done by my hands
Build Author Marshall Peck Views 45993
Voxel OX - Extendable 3D Printer and CNC Platform
An open source 3D printer design with a sturdy V-Slot frame
Build Author uwsdandt Views 4700
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 Limine3D Views 3561
A cartesian build with a build dimension of 200x200x750mm. I will be using a dual extruder, heated build plate, and a screw drive for the z axis.
Build Author Hisha Views 1356
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 rengelking Views 1673
Vacuum Forming Machine
Vacuum Former built with off-the-shelf parts, works perfectly every time!
Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 48596
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 Rick Holder Views 3269
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 3968
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 Ryan James Views 2777
A smaller version of a standard D-bot. Smaller to fit better in my workable area and to fit my vision for the printer.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 2641
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 Jinx117 Views 1800
V-Slot Linear Actuator Bundle
v-slot linear actuator build.
Build Author JP Warnke Views 5271
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 FancyKiddo Views 3792
Triangular CNC Milling Machine
A wonky build to eliminate slop on a long Z axis
Build Author Tomas F Uribe Views 2264
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 Indieflow Views 55159
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 COMsulting Views 3403
1x1 Meter Laser Engraver
Building of a big open frame laser engraver.
Build Author ymilord Views 14881
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 francesco pollina Views 2106
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 recoush Views 1947
CoreXY 3D build one
an 8020 build with 1010 extrusion (1") Square tubing Rough size is 24x24x36 (600x600x900) The expected usable print area 21.5x21.5X32"roughly (510x510x760) An XY 3D printer with 3 extruders and 3 Z-axis 0.9 degree motors the table (Z-AXIS) will lift up to the XY Carriage on 3 12mm linear rod and 3 8mm Lead screw's Corexy designs complete and Z-axis build is started don’t have a 3D cad system yet so building my prototypes on a pcb layout tool
Build Author nschreiber0813 Views 1833
Schreibotics Fabricator MkII
It all started after my prusa i3 build inspired me to experiment with resin 3D printers because I want to learn if they are worth it and if I can design my own printer.
Build Author Apothus Views 4203
Sphinx rigid XL
Rigid variant of the C-Beam sphinx platform
Build Author Kyo Views 2572
3-Axis CNC Laser Engraver running grbl 1.1 in laser mode and Laserweb4.
Build Author antonyking Views 5565
3D PrintBot 500x500x500
Large scale True 500x500x500 build volume 3D printer.
Build Author Jonathon Duerig Views 1678
Chrysalis: An Enclosure for TAZ 6 3d Printers
Aluminum-framed enclosure for TAZ 6 3d Printer made with Makerlink.
Build Author Limine3D Views 15907
Delta printer designed in sketchup and includes an adjustable bed.
Build Author Peter Van Der Walt Views 1706
The Almost Perfect 3 Way Mitre (with MakerLinks)
A quick and easy way to make a 3-way mitered corner using MakerLinks
Build Author 3D Meister Views 1292
Camera slider with rotation prototype
I made a cam slider prototype with adjustable rotation to get experience for my CNC milled slider in planing.
Build Author pocovolvedor Views 2289
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 1488
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 J-Wahl Dezign Views 3079
1.4 meter tall build height, 300x410mm build plate cartesian
The original plan was to build a 3d printer with a 1200x1200 build platform with a 600mm build height. I was having issues getting ahold of a large enough borosilicate glass plate for the build so I decided to go for build height. I plan on using a smoothieboard for the controller. The build has currently slowed down. I was removing a broken drillbit from the linear rail mount, and it shattered and took out my eye. I am doing what I can when I can focus my eyes long enough for the build.
Build Author ToS Views 1467
3D Printer based upon 3d printed parts and open builds componets
Build Author Matt Barile Views 1681
Fixed Gantry Welded Steel Router
Fully welded, fixed gantry CNC router, with chinese linear motion parts, in progress
Build Author Robert Huxford Views 1114
High Intensity Dive Light
Long duration , high intensity SCUBA dive light using Li-Po 18650 batteries and advanced circuitry.
Build Author Dmknerr Views 1259
Server Rack Printer
My first project build. Concept build to use an existing 7.5 ft tall server rack as the frame. This ptoject may never be completed.
Build Author RSW Views 2373
RSW's 3D Printer Build
I recently completed my C-Beam Plate Maker build ( http://www.openbuilds.com/builds/rsws-c-beam-build.4286/ ) and quickly got the build bug. I was looking for something to make with the new C-Beam and decided its time to venture into the 3D printer world. I can honestly say I have never been in the same room with a 3D printer, so this is going to be a learning experience. I spent some time browsing the 3D printer builds and finally decided to copy the Talos3D by AlexLee.
Build Author gazingm42 Views 2670
1000mm X 1000mm with tinyg
1000mm X 1000mm overhead cnc machine
Build Author Lumberjack Engineering Views 5065
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 Anthony Bolgar Views 3133
Spindle cooling setup
Cooling system for water cooled spindle.
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 6529
L'FOX - Large Format OX deriviative. Designed and built by Revision 13 Prototypes
This build is for a testing rig to use while testing out different controller boards and CAM software for milling and routing. It is in the early stages, planning is complete, parts are ordered. Awaiting parts delivery to start build. Please not the BOM only covers parts from the OpenBuilds part store. I will be posting the other required items very shortly.
Build Author LarsTveito Views 3512
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 taratata2016 Views 1897
Panther 3D printer
After use of the i3 Prusa 200x200x180, the volume increases to 300x300x450 on the V-Slot and driven by a Megatronics V3
Build Author noursbricoleur Views 8100
in construction ! chassis vslot 80x20 & 20x20 & 60x80 (Z) home made plates with whells polycarbonate build volume environ, 750x300x200 2 ed3d v6 volcano nozzles 0.8mm & 0.6 + titan extrudeurs rumba bord + auto levelling ip camera home made heat bed aluminium 5mm + glass + heat air chamber 6 doors plexiglass......
Build Author chenderson Views 3913
CRH C-BEAM Router, steel capable
C-beam based CNC router using mostly openbuilds parts.
Build Author Jose A. Molina Views 3208
Roberta Clementine's first daughter printer Alice Clementine!
Build Author Kyo Views 1596
C-beam Delta Printer
Large scale delta robot using c-beam as the core frame component.
Build Author Kevon Ritter Views 4310
Yet another Sphinx
Here's my Sphinx with a few slight modifications.
Build Author seedorff Views 1103
A simple made hideaway for ugly electronics
Build Author HPB Views 13023
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 mcp Views 1780
delta 3d printer kit
HE3D K200 kit build
Build Author Ciprian Stingu Views 1284
My 3D Printer
A DIY 3D printer. At beginning made from aluminium profiles, aluminium sheet and wood :)
Build Author Norm OKonek Views 2213
Large 3D printer 12"x12"x12" with heated bed
I want to have a printer to support senior projects. Also working on supporting 3D printing needs in the local community.
Build Author Gino Lanzi Views 2636
2 GANTRY CNC HOTWIRE MACHINE
A 2 independent gantry affordable hotwire machine.
Build Author PhotoSgt85 Views 1839
Large Delta Printer made from scrap 80/20
This printer will leverage scrap pieces around the shop to fulfill a single print's needs. It will use a combination of 80/20, OpenBuilds, and 3D printed parts.
Build Author Linkreincarnate Views 999
I have parts that are apparently not suited to a cnc router or a 3d printer. I am still trying to figure out what to make out of what I have,
Build Author PhotoSgt85 Views 5686
C-Beam Machine XL
Overview of my experience building the C-Beam Machine XL from OpenBuilds, along with updates as I move along and get it going. My application is for creating plates needed for lab functions, 19 rack bay covers, and whatever else arises.
Build Author Eclectic Hobbyist Views 1389
Old Faithful...FDM/CNC machine
I've owned some pretty unreliable printers, and I'll leave it at that... This design comes from the need to have a 3D printer that is reliable, period. I didn't have the money for a several thousand dollar 3d printer with an equivalent build area so that was out of the question. Plus as a fledgling Engineer, I really wanted to blood myself on a project. And that's how Old Faithful came to be. A simple, reliable, rigid, durable machine. Made by me :) Also, it'll be tough enough for light CNC.
Build Author jamesdjadams Views 4070
C-Beam XL - TinyG - Aluminium Plate - Dewalt 611
C-Beam XL build using TinyG V8.
Build Author Rick 2.0 Views 1228
Adjustable Router Guide Template
This project is an adjustable router guide template made with 20x60 V-slot. It was meant as a less expensive and more user friendly alternative to commercially available units.
Build Author IndyMaker Views 4781
Ooznest Ox with 3D Printed Gantry Plates
Ooznest Ox with gantry plates and end caps 3D printed in ABS rather than aluminum.
Build Author TouchPadKing Views 1141
1500mmx500mm Kossel Delta
Please, look over my build and make any recommendations you can think of! I haven't figured out how long my arms need to be yet. Nor have I done any shopping around to find better prices...
Build Author HenryCNC Views 2942
Desktop CNC machine
Stable solid, hope can cooperate with coolant in the future.
Build Author Jim_H Views 4907
Jim's C-Beam Machine Build
This machine is fantastic. Teamed up with Fusion 360, Inkscape, and GrblPanel, I'm well on my way towards making at least one Christmas gift this year. I had some frustrating times during the build, mainly with getting everything to go together square, but overall it was fun. I can see that I'm going to need to be a bit creative in order to max out the work area for this machine so that I can produce the product I bought it for, but it will be able to do so much more for me as well.
Build Author J. Nye Views 1237
c-beam hello world
My first ever build. Straight C-beam with tinyg controller a few do-dads and some make do choices. Non-metric length lead screws to save long lead time. Jog knobs to cover the extra length and also practical. My old Bosch Colt never had it so good. Build out work remains, wire dressing, drag chain, vacuum, permanent base, etc.
Build Author Hytech2k Views 25938
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 dodgenet Views 2004
Budget 1500mm OpenBuilds V-Slot Deltabot Build
This 1500mm tall Delta is a work in progress. The triangle corners are water jetted from 1" 6061 Aluminum, and are welded to 1" square tubing. The 1500mm OpenBuilds 20x20 V-Slot extrusions are held into the corner brackets by two stainless steel set screws per bracket. This printer will need to be reinforced with wall brackets due to the combination of height/materials.
Build Author adambrum Views 1991
Slightly larger sphinx
Another C-Beam Sphinx but a little larger,
Build Author Tom West Views 3894
Hlidskjalf, CoreXYU (dual X-carriage)
Dual X-Carriage CoreXY. Not impossible, but probably the only one. Use the link to Thingiverse "Hlidskjalf" for parts and downloads.
Build Author Ronald van Arkel Views 8948
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.