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  1. Solidworks v2013 parts files - Updated 4-27-2014
    Solidworks 2013 3D files for almost every part in the OpenBuilds Online Store - by mqbeers
    Updated: Jan 21, 2015
  2. Solidworks 2014 Parts Library
    Complete set of OpenBuilds parts - by Rob Stehlik
    Updated: Mar 4, 2017
  3. V-Slot CAD Models for Autodesk Inventor
    A set of CAD models for the V-Slot extrusions, plates, spacers, and other parts. - by JonHollander
    Updated: Apr 22, 2014
  4. STEP Parts Library
    Complete set of OpenBuilds parts in a generic 3D format. - by Rob Stehlik
    Updated: Feb 19, 2017
  5. V-Slot connector
    Printed part for connecting or bonding two lengths of V-Slot aluminum extrusion - by Sage
    Updated: Feb 22, 2014

View All Featured Project Resources

  1. SketchUp Make (Free)

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  2. Openbuilds / Open Hardware Keychain

    Keychain so you can represent the openbuilds and open source hardware logo next to your keys.
  3. Super simple spindle RPM set up

    Proper RPM on the lathe and mill increases tool life and productivity.
  4. MakerCase

    Laser-Cut Case Design Tool
  5. OXcalculator - Bill of Material and Cost calculator

    OXcalculator - Your computer figures out the parts you need to build your OX by giving it X, Y & Z
  1. Anthony Bolgar
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    3
    Updated:
    Jul 21, 2017 at 2:14 AM
  2. crispin

    Fusion 360 - DXF Spline To Polyline 2017-07-20

    free plug-in "some laser cutters do not work with splines" now they do.
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    0
    Updated:
    Jul 20, 2017 at 1:52 PM
  3. Anthony Bolgar

    K40 Laser - Open source software that still uses the stock controller!

    No need to upgrade the controller - just use the new K40 Whisperer software from Scorchworks
    0/5, 0 ratings
  4. Hisha

    Plywood Clamp 2017-06-30

    1/2in plywood clamp with threaded insert
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    16
    Updated:
    Jun 30, 2017
  5. Anthony Bolgar

    "How to Solder" 2017-06-30

    A 9 part video series from the 1990's
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    8
    Updated:
    Jun 30, 2017
  6. Hisha
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Jun 28, 2017
  7. Anthony Bolgar

    The Engineering Toolbox 2017-06-28

    Just about any engineering calculator and chart that you could ever need.
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    31
    Updated:
    Jun 28, 2017
  8. Peter Van Der Walt

    NCThumbNail 2017-06-12

    View GCODE Thumbnails in Windows Explorer with NCThumbNail
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    6
    Updated:
    Jun 12, 2017
  9. Anthony Bolgar

    OpenBuilds Fidget Spinner 2017-06-08

    Simple Openbuilds Fidget Spnner
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    14
    Updated:
    Jun 8, 2017
  10. hairyMug

    settings for 400w spindle and TinyG

    hi & Low phase and RPM settings to get desired result for m3sxxx settings
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    May 29, 2017
  11. FranciK

    Simple 3D-printed V-slot insert for screw-on accessories 2017-05-25

    Insert for the V-slot that accepts a 4 mm plastic/wood screw
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    14
    Updated:
    May 26, 2017
  12. Giarc
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    May 19, 2017
  13. Peter Eastwell

    Nema 23 cover 2017-05-08

    pimpin nema23 with gx16-4 conector and back cover
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    27
    Updated:
    May 8, 2017
  14. DazTheGas

    Ox Upgrade Kit 06-05-2017

    Beef Up The Ox
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    213
    Updated:
    May 6, 2017
  15. Peter Eastwell
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    4
    Updated:
    May 2, 2017
  16. Anthony Bolgar

    Estlcam V10

    Intuitive CAM software
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    71
    Updated:
    Mar 9, 2017
  17. John Kossik

    OpenSCAD V-Slot Models 2017-03-08

    OpenSCAD V-Slot Models all sizes
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    145
    Updated:
    Mar 8, 2017
  18. FranciK

    C-beam machine holder for diode laser 1.0

    3D-printed holder for laser on the C-beam machine
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    16
    Updated:
    Mar 8, 2017
  19. FranciK

    Holder for a microswitch on any V-slot 1.0

    3D-printed limit microswitch holder, snap fit, pushed by the gantry wheel
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    34
    Updated:
    Mar 8, 2017
  20. Rob Stehlik
    4.75/5, 20 ratings
    Downloads:
    4,953
    Updated:
    Mar 4, 2017
  21. Kyo

    DQ542MA Wiring Methods 2017-03-04

    Arduino Uno DQ542MA Wiring Refence Video.
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    27
    Updated:
    Mar 4, 2017
  22. jamesdjadams
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    20
    Updated:
    Mar 3, 2017
  23. MaryD

    Gear Generator SVG 2017-02-22

    Involute Spur Gear SVG Generator
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    131
    Updated:
    Feb 22, 2017
  24. Rob Stehlik

    STEP Parts Library 1.5

    Complete set of OpenBuilds parts in a generic 3D format.
    4.66667/5, 12 ratings
    Downloads:
    4,213
    Updated:
    Feb 19, 2017
  25. Rob Stehlik

    IGES Parts Library 1.5

    Complete set of OpenBuilds parts in a generic 3D format
    5/5, 1 rating
    Downloads:
    1,897
    Updated:
    Feb 19, 2017
  26. GinoTheCop

    X-Pro V3 Fusion 360 Model 2017-02-10

    This is a downloadable Fusion 360 Model of CNC X-Pro V3
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    59
    Updated:
    Feb 10, 2017
  27. MaryD

    Turn Phone Pics into dxf 2017-01-09

    Mobile App turns pics on your phone into dxf
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    66
    Updated:
    Jan 9, 2017
  28. Kyo

    Stepper Calculator 2016-12-08

    Excel sheet to work out steps.
    5/5, 2 ratings
    Downloads:
    289
    Updated:
    Dec 8, 2016
  29. Martin.Barfoed

    43 mm Spindle Holder - Mount a Kress on your OX CNC 2016-12-07

    Aluminum Spindle Holder for mounting Kress on the OX
    5/5, 1 rating
    Downloads:
    51
    Updated:
    Dec 7, 2016
  30. Sven Yonson

    Gantry Plate Reducer Bushing 2016-11-23

    3D printable bushing to reduce 7.12mm hole to 5mm hole
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    18
    Updated:
    Nov 23, 2016
  31. Rick 2.0

    CNC class at instructables.com

    Free online course discussing aspects of CNC operation
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Nov 22, 2016
  32. Mark Carew

    Bellows Maker 2016-11-19

    A great bellows making tutorial
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    55
    Updated:
    Nov 19, 2016
  33. Moag

    Chinese Spindle & VFD Setup 2016-11-16

    Making sense of setting up a Chinese Spindle & VFD without the grief.
    5/5, 2 ratings
    Downloads:
    297
    Updated:
    Nov 16, 2016
  34. Anthony Bolgar

    CNC router bit feeds and speeds wall chart 2016-11-12

    Recommended speeds for various router bits
    5/5, 2 ratings
    Downloads:
    381
    Updated:
    Nov 12, 2016
  35. Mark Carew

    OpenBuilds Logos 2016-01-21

    OpenBuilds® logos in vector format to use in your designs
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    151
    Updated:
    Nov 11, 2016
  36. hughqelliott

    X-Pro Controller Box 2016-11-05

    Simple project box designed for the X-Pro Controller board
    5/5, 1 rating
    Downloads:
    33
    Updated:
    Nov 5, 2016
  37. David the swarfer
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    31
    Updated:
    Nov 4, 2016
  38. Joe Santarsiero

    50 digital Wood Joints 2016-10-23

    50 cnc joint reference chart. 3d files found at link.
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    107
    Updated:
    Oct 23, 2016
  39. Julius

    Lead/Ballscrew Max Speed Calculations 2016-10-16

    figure out how fast you can spin it before you risk whip
    5/5, 1 rating
    Downloads:
    179
    Updated:
    Oct 16, 2016
  40. Giarc

    Pecious Plastics: Open source machines for molding and extruding recycled plastics 2016-09-25

    Open source machines for molding and extruding recycled plastics
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    25
    Updated:
    Sep 25, 2016
  41. thinkcnc

    Shapes Plus 2016-09-03

    CAD CAM
    5/5, 1 rating
    Downloads:
    156
    Updated:
    Sep 3, 2016
  42. Bob K

    SketchuCam to Marlin gcode postprocessor 1.1 (no longer needed) 2016-08-21

    converts SketchUcam gcode to a format that the Marlin firmware can use (with updated macro)
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    97
    Updated:
    Aug 21, 2016
  43. Hans Christian Thisen

    80mm Spindle Mount - HC design 2.0

    3 way mix - Spindle Mount for 1.5 kW watercooled Chinese spindle
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    65
    Updated:
    Aug 21, 2016
  44. Mark Carew

    SketchUp Parts Library 1.1

    Complete set of OpenBuilds parts in a SketchUp format
    5/5, 1 rating
    Downloads:
    1,093
    Updated:
    Aug 18, 2016
  45. mytechno3d

    Joining plates for 8020 and 6020 vslot rails 2016-08-16

    Joining plates for 8020 and 6020 vslot rails
    5/5, 1 rating
    Downloads:
    60
    Updated:
    Aug 16, 2016
  46. Mark Carew

    What is V-Slot?

    V-Slot® is a complete solution for the construction of modular motion systems
    5/5, 1 rating
    Updated:
    Aug 4, 2016
  47. Iwan Müller

    43mm Spindlemotor mount e.g. Kress 1050 Current Version Aug 2016

    Z-Axis Spindlemotor Fitting
    5/5, 2 ratings
    Downloads:
    114
    Updated:
    Aug 1, 2016
  48. Rob Stehlik

    OpenBuilds Actuator Test Rig

    Actuator Testing for real world results
    5/5, 3 ratings
    Updated:
    Jul 29, 2016
  49. eddyg

    Speeds and feeds 2016-07-28

    A great article describing speeds, feeds, climb and other required knowledge for new machinists
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    228
    Updated:
    Jul 28, 2016
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