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Build Author alan richard Views 10136
An enclosed cube shaped 3D printer using CoreXY motion. Fabricated from V slot extrusion, standard extrusion, aluminium plate and acrylic sheet using basic workshop tools. Using standard RAMPS/ Reprap electronics. Technically a 'Repstrap' currently used to build a true 'Reprap'
Build Author stephen cia Views 4757
3D printer with 7 drivers, compact, dual extruder, no CNC part. All Openbuilds and 3D printed part. This is purely experimental.
Build Author Wombaticus Views 335
Printer number 2
A Large Printer that will hopefully be able to print at least 45cm cubed
Build Author Bradles Views 904
Linear Rail derivative with ball screw
basic start to design of cnc machine
Build Author Polymergraphy Views 925
Skyggen 3D Printer
GT2 belt-driven Cartesian 3D Printer on an OpenBuilds Extrusion gantry, developed through Autodesk Fusion 360.
Build Author Michael.M Views 5223
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 2781
MiniMill Z Axis Upgrade with Offset Motor
Upgrade your Minimill with an off-set Z Axis Motor
Build Author Jason Harding Views 580
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 Spiffcow Views 2599
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 SamKircher Views 2268
C-Beam Sphinx Vacuum
A modified 1000x1000 Sphinx, with a built in vaccum table.
Build Author stargeezer Views 814
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 dogmeatk Views 4536
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 Moag Views 39943
C-Beam Machine XLarge
A rigid and wide format, plate and carving CNC.
Build Author Scotty Orr Views 641
QuorXZ: A String-driven, Core XZ Printer
The QuorXZ doesn't magically appear. It's gestation takes time, careful attention, and requires many parts. However, when it is ready, a magical, mechanical instrument is born....(and when you finally say its name, it sounds a little bit like "corks").
Build Author Mark Carew Views 678166
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 1502
Another OX, but this one is MINE :-)
OOZNEST Style OX machine with 3D printed panels
Build Author changedsoul Views 706
First CoreXY Build
First CoreXY. Simple Square build, hopes for faster movements.
Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 52262
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 4739
C-Beam Intro to CNC
Build log for my first CNC machine, a C-Beam Plate Maker
Build Author GeoffH Views 836
c-beam XLarge with ZLarge
XLarge with ZLarge
Build Author CNCMD Views 888
Sphinx 1000 x 500
Building a Sphinx based CNC based on Kyo's plans. Going with a 1000 x 500 table size.
Build Author Ryan James Views 4910
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 Roberts Kristins Views 1150
Core XY My-BOT 500 x 500 x 1000
My first construction after many years buys ready devices.
Build Author Robert E. Nee Views 4225
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 Indieflow Views 58362
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 Paul Boartfield Views 1571
C beam xl
I would recommend this challenge to any woodworker looking for something new.
Build Author Brian Popp Views 12491
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 2037
Another Sphinx - 1000mm x 750mm
The reason for building this CNC is to help me in my guitar building hobby. (telecasters)
Build Author THE LINK Views 1192
2020 First build.
Probably cheapest DIY build youl see.
Build Author Chefson Views 7842
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 Zach S Views 4427
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 1772
I will post soon some more details.
Build Author JerryD Views 1729
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 Hisha Views 2658
A 1000mm x 1000mm Sphinx/R7 build.
Build Author Catawissa_CNC Views 3162
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 MuchoBurrito Views 2200
Reusing parts to build a CNC - planning stage
Build Author Mohammad Kokash Views 3346
CNC 1000x1000mm C-beam
inspired by http://openbuilds.org/builds/c-beam-sphinx.3605/
Build Author WarEagle90 Views 2221
Dixie C-Beam XL
Build log of the Dixie C-Beam XL CNC Router.
Build Author Michael Forte Views 3261
OX CNC Build
OX CNC built using the kit from SMW3D with a Smoothieboard 5 and external motor drivers.
Build Author Rob Altenburg Views 6110
Rob's D-Bot Build
The plan is to make this a fairly stock D-Bot build. We'll see if mods start creeping in.
Build Author Shortyski13 Views 3851
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 Max Tepermeister Views 12684
A dual extrusion CoreXY printer with a 290 X 290mm build volume built entirely out of 2020 aluminum extrusion and using openbuilds mini-carriages for motion.
Build Author Savvas Views 6221
CNC Control Box with VFD etc etc
I'm currently working on the CNC control box, before doing any future work on the CNC Mountain Machine. I want the controller to be future proof and as professional as I can manage. I am planning to use stepper drivers, PSU's, a motor contactor unit to turn everything on, as well as a VFD and proximity limits switches. Each video will document the process and steps involved in researching, designing, planning and assembling a controller. I am not a natural electrician so learning as I go.
Build Author Rick Holder Views 4433
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 Anthony Bolgar Views 4658
CO2 Tube life expectancy experiment - Sponsored in part by Openbuilds
Hypothesis - Running CO2 laser tubes at high amperage may shoirten tube life in number of hours, but will be made up for by the increase in actual inches engraved/cut using the higher power. This is a long term experiment, so the build status will remain as "Build in progress" until the experiment has been completed.
Build Author Giuliano M Views 31080
H-Bot CoreXY Cube
Build Author Giarc Views 21534
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 Glenn Weston Views 10288
"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 kallibaba Views 6387
Two color Drawmachine
GRBL, vvvv, drawbot, penchanger, custom plates
Build Author recoush Views 2171
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 Gary Caruso Views 12668
OX Heavy Duty Build
OX Heavy Duty, using Chrisclub plates, for 2080 X-Y and C-beam Z
Build Author Apothus Views 5029
Sphinx rigid XL
Rigid variant of the C-Beam sphinx platform
Build Author antonyking Views 6185
3D PrintBot 500x500x500
Large scale True 500x500x500 build volume 3D printer.
Build Author Giuliano M Views 4210
CoreXY cube with 600x600x800 volume.
Build Author WildBill Views 2497
C-Beam XL build
So for a summary its a great kit that was easy to build, could not be more happy.
Build Author 3D Meister Views 1438
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 evolver56k Views 1852
The Artist Formerly Known as Prints
Work in progress large volume CoreXY printer
Build Author McAdam Views 1637
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 3501
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 Matt Barile Views 1901
Fixed Gantry Welded Steel Router
Fully welded, fixed gantry CNC router, with chinese linear motion parts, in progress
Build Author Robert Huxford Views 1247
High Intensity Dive Light
Long duration , high intensity SCUBA dive light using Li-Po 18650 batteries and advanced circuitry.
Build Author Eric Kiser Views 4512
Live D-bot build at MRRF 2017 (Mar 25-26)
I will be attending the 2017 Midwest RepRap Festival (MRRF) with a small team of printer enthusiasts with a goal to fully assemble a Core-XY D-bot onsite during the event. This is our first attempt at building a D-bot and we will be learning things as we go. Our hope is to have the entire machine assembled, wired, and functional (at least to the setup and testing phase) before the end of the show. Please attend and watch us in person or visit our feed channel during/after the event.
Build Author Tom Dirriwachter Views 1709
3DS Cube 3 Modular Extruder
How to modularize the 3D Systems Cube 3 extruder nozzle.
Build Author lee Coughanour Views 1778
A work in progress
One of my first projects might be cutting proper plates.
Build Author Dmknerr Views 1485
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 Garrettcompston Views 2466
My 2nd cnc build
My new build to upgrade from my worn out shapeoko
Build Author Lumberjack Engineering Views 5721
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 6883
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 3835
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 seedorff Views 2952
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 4719
Yet another Sphinx
Here's my Sphinx with a few slight modifications.
Build Author Mike Hake Views 1251
Epoxy dispenser, to apply non-conductive epoxy to electronic board.
Epoxy dispenser, 2nd one, first one works great. Uses HMI to allow for operator to pull up files for different jobs. 9 prox sensors, Eot and home on all 3 axis. High quality nema23 motors with intergrated drives from applied motion. Uses programmable router for drives.
Build Author seedorff Views 1243
A simple made hideaway for ugly electronics
Build Author HPB Views 14920
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 Metalguru Views 7585
Big Ox Heavy Duty
A Heavy Duty version of the standard Big Ox build.
Build Author Michael Views 48694
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 techmod Views 4101
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 PhotoSgt85 Views 6079
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 jamesdjadams Views 4517
C-Beam XL - TinyG - Aluminium Plate - Dewalt 611
C-Beam XL build using TinyG V8.
Build Author IndyMaker Views 5397
Ooznest Ox with 3D Printed Gantry Plates
Ooznest Ox with gantry plates and end caps 3D printed in ABS rather than aluminum.
Build Author Bernie CLark Views 3292
C-Beam XXLarge "Laser "Tank""
A re-imagining of Dollarz81's XXL Tank in Laser form
Build Author DazTheGas Views 13800
From where Mark left off from the Ox build I am going to film the whole process of customizing the Ox.
Build Author Hackscribble Views 16535
1000mm x 750mm OX with some planned enhancements. My first venture into CNC.
Build Author dodgenet Views 2345
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 BeTrue3D Views 7720
High Quality CoreXY with focus on quality and optimized printarea versus physical size of the printer.
Build Author adambrum Views 2216
Slightly larger sphinx
Another C-Beam Sphinx but a little larger,
Build Author Tom West Views 4645
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 9494
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 kylesmth Views 1922
Lead screw printer
High quality e3d parts with a minimalist design
Build Author Hytech2k Views 59143
Area 51 CNC Parts F-117 CNC Gear Rack Drive System
This is my journey on building a rack and pinion Ox variant called the F-117 CNC.
Build Author Dollarz81 Views 5279
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 ANDRESCAMPA Views 2278
SUPER OX NEMA 34 1600 OZ Motors!!!
CNC OX 1500X3000
Build Author Jonathon Harms Views 1954
Schematix Ox-Metal Build
A build of Schematix's Ox-Metal design, with a 0.8kw watercooled spindle.
Build Author Steven Sampson Views 6368
A CNC router designed to handle a 4'x8' sheet, for as close to $2000 as possible. The price barrier resulted in my choice to use timing belts rather than leadscrews or rack&pinion. Build List still being updated
Build Author mikethebomber Views 5543
A humble first time attempt at building a 3d printer from scratch
Build Author peter28 Views 2007
i wanted to use both the ox and the C beam C beam for the gantry because its stronger i also made the gantry 20 mm higher so i can cut thinker material i will maybe later go to rack& pinion on the 1500 mm Y axes also instead of the V wheels i will maybe go to hiwin in the furture
Build Author Martin Skov Nielsen Views 3023
Stainless OX kit
This is a 1500 X 1500 Stainless OX kit build, by a cnc novice. It is the first cnc machine i have ovned and build I got this kit from http://makersupplies.dk/20-ox-cnc-kits
Build Author SBLabs Views 6663
C-Beam to C-Beam XL Upgrade
This is my first public build. Please be kind. We upgraded our C-Beam to the C-Cbeam X-Large. I want to give special thanks to Moag and the OpenBuilds team for making this happen.
Build Author James Hayes Views 2808
Pure Cbeam 900x1000
This is a pure cbeam build to maximize envelope and rigidity. All the parts used are available from open builds.