Build Author Keith Davis Views 9066
A Cartesian printer using bushings for the Z axis instead of wheels or linear bearings. The design also synchronizes two Z axis screws with a timing belt for a level lift. The ratio of the drive pulley and Z axis pulleys produce .005 lift per full step on a 200 step motor, eliminating layer resolution "drift" caused by microstepping.
Build Author Tazilla Views 5217
This build is inspired by the Lulzbot Taz printers and makes use of the new OpenBuilds C-Beam
Build Author Keith Davis Views 9888
A Prusa i3 design running on Open Build's mini V wheels
Build Author Makerparts Views 5351
Makerparts.ca Prusa i3Pro 300
Concept for a Prusa i3 made from Cbeam Extrusion. X & Y using GT2 Belts, Z using Acme Screws Goal is to build a simple. and very Solid Printer Single Z Motor to keep the Z Screws in Sync. (Might require Geared Nema 17) 12" x 12" x 12" Build volume Nema 17's
Build Author Limine3D Views 1136
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 Marshall Peck Views 39490
Voxel OX - Extendable 3D Printer and CNC Platform
An open source 3D printer design with a sturdy V-Slot frame.
Build Author dcorb Views 5040
Steel Frame 3D Printer
A steel framed 3D printer using a similar design with my CNC Router.
Build Author evilc66 Views 7275
My C-Beam 3D Printer
Larger format FDM printer using C-Beam linear stages
Build Author RSW Views 891
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 Indieflow Views 48609
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 antonyking Views 2833
3D PrintBot 500x500x500
Large scale True 500x500x500 build volume 3D printer.
Build Author taratata2016 Views 945
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 6540
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 Jose A. Molina Views 1862
Roberta Clementine's first daughter printer Alice Clementine!
Build Author Keith Davis Views 12203
A quiet, 8inx8in build area, Cartesian printer with permanently level bed. This is a compact, solid, inexpensive printer that will reliably print any type filament for thousands of hours while you sleep, fish, or play ball in the park.
Build Author Keteland Views 4794
MULIMATERIAL 3D PRINTER (in progress)
ELECTRONICS - ARDUINO Mega 2560 + RAMPS 1.4 + power supply 12V - Leadshine DM 5042 external driver + Power supply 36V + NEMA 23 stepper motor SOFTWARE - Repetier Host to communicate with the Ramps - ARDUINO to upload the firmware (Marlin) MECANIC - V-Slots rails 40x40 + home-made plates - everything goes fine on the side of the build
Build Author Eclectic Hobbyist Views 712
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 kylesmth Views 1139
Lead screw printer
High quality e3d parts with a minimalist design
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 11042
MakerSL MSL-5 Cantilevered 3D Printer
This is a simple cantilevered 3D Printer. It is designed around the OB V-Slot linear rails. I am trying to simplify this as much as possible, all rails will be 250mm long and only one will require cutting (it will be cut in half). The printer will use all OB wheels and gantry plates where applicable, all other plates can be either Laser Cut or 3D Printed (files will be provided for both). I am not set on electronic as of yet, but plan to use a single control board...no Arduino/Ramps control.
Build Author sgspenceley Views 1216
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 TronixMaker Views 1243
Another 3D Printer using OpenBuilds Hardware only
A light 3D printer made of OpenBuilds hardware only
Build Author skarab Views 47606
A 3D printer without belts, a print volume of 320x320x260mm, obviously the V-Slot as linear guide! and a maximum of printed pieces.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 9616
Maximus Evolution (Still another XL 3D Printer )
Maximus Evolution : 380mm x 400mm XL 3D Printer
Build Author Philippe Bergeron Views 5678
My first 3D printer: Absolute3Dr
You are about to read the evolution of my 3d Printer build.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 45925
Maximus 3D Printer
A full scalable 3D Printer , with a big printing area. Build with openbuild parts from www.vslot-europe.com
Build Author Jose A. Molina Views 4395
The Roberta Clementine a proof of concept and progenitor to the series of printers I will be calling the Clementine Sisters. The printer is named after Pittsburgh Pirates baseball player Roberto Clemente. Although it is more accurate to say the printer is named after the school I work for which is named after Clemente the Roberto Clemente Charter School. http://www.myrccs.com Roberta is the first and not really built to last but instead built to test ideas and to produce the parts for successors
Build Author Tim Pierce Views 3636
Openbuilds V slot Rail extrusion retrofits for Lulzbot 4/5 Taz Printers (X, Y and Z axis)
This project shows how to use Openbuilds Vv slot extrusions and wheels to retrofit a Lulzbot Taz 4 or 5 printer. These modifications improve layer consistency, eliminate nozzle and bed sag, and allow for larger toolhead mounting. Project updates and newer accessory files may be located at http://www.thingiverse.com/piercet/designs
Build Author AlexLee Views 5970
In Greek mythology, Talos (/ˈteɪlɒs/; Greek: Τάλως, Talōs) was a giant man of bronze made by Hephaestus (the Greek god of fire, metalworking, craftsmen and blacksmiths) who protected Europa in Crete from pirates and invaders. He circled the island's shores three times daily.
Build Author Kyo Views 12050
This is Adamantine, a all aluminum lead screw driven 3d printer. I wanted to have a printer that would not be effected by the heat or humidity I have here as my current wood frame printer is.
Build Author Asaku Views 3202
Hi! This build is, or at least should be, a multipurpose box (mBOX). Due to limited space I want to build something that can serve multiple purposes such as 3d printing, 3d scan, plexiglass cutting and hopefully some milling too (both wood and metal). Switching between modes should involve switching heads and worksurface (change heatbed with a wood platform and viceversa). (for the scan part I'm thinking of integrating this opensource project into the frame: http://www.freelss.org/ )
Build Author jjcolletta Views 7011
First 3d build
I am building a simple home brewed printer. I have a background in industrial automation so I figured how hard could this be. The mechanical build was pretty smooth as was the electrical side. Now just getting plastic out the hotend is my stopping point.
Build Author mytechno3d Views 2089
Watercooled 3D printer : Maximus Evo Rev 2
Watercooled 3D printer
Build Author dddman Views 9411
Prusa i3 (Acrylic frame with OB rods)
The Prusa i3 (iteration 3) is the newest and most current 3D Printer design by RepRap Core Developer Prusajr (source: http://reprap.org/wiki/Prusa_i3)
Build Author Keith Davis Views 4261
This is a simple, yet rugged design, weighing only 6 lbs and with 13x13x14" volume with a 8x8x6" build area. While assembly is pretty simple, the small size and rigidity of the design make shipping assembled printers attractive.
Build Author runninfarmer Views 7476
A minimum parts build with belt driven Z-axis.
Build Author soup3y Views 1681
This build will hopefully be 18x18x24 build space using RAMPS 1.4 with Marlin firmware. Using NEMA 17 motors and belts to drive the X and Y axis, lead screws for the Z axis. The build plate will be heated with a delrin Y carriage for the glass and heatbed. Z axis motors will be top mounted. Possibly and ATX power supply.
Build Author James Archer Views 3684
Archer - An extendable all metal 3D printer
This is an all metal build using OpenBuilds V-Slot linear rails to produce a high quality and cost effective 3D printer. The printer is designed to be scalable for your desired build area and can utilize high quality hotends with 16mm groove mounts such as E3D.
Build Author griso Views 3140
Over 840 parts. Of whom around 450 are screws and nuts, more than 100 parts are printed on a 3D printer, the frame consists of about 60 components. There is nearly 40 electrical components connected with tens of meters of wires, most of them sleeved.
Build Author PaulS Views 8170
UltiFaker 2 Go
This is a breakdown of how I designed the UltiFaker 2 Go as well as how I machined and assembled it. I'll include a complete BOM and all of the drawings and prices.
Build Author skarab Views 11407
iTopie RepRap - 3D Printer
A stable and strong 3D printer made of 16mm MDF and machined on my OX.
Build Author Josh B Views 6500
V Rail 3D printer
My version a Cartesian style 3d printer, an attempt to eliminate frame vibration and movement and to use up materials left over from other projects.
Build Author Neil Rosenberg Views 2214
XDrive 3d Printer
XDrive 3d printer, high quality large build volume.
Build Author Midgetmountain Views 11761
The aim of this OpenBot build, was to make a 3d Printer that was easy to build with minimal tools and using of the shelve parts from Openbuilds.
Build Author openhardwarecoza Views 3022
Pelican Case 3D Printer
A portable 3D Printer that can flat pack into a hard carry case
Build Author andrizzle Views 2077
Open source 3D printer with very powerful heated bed and light weight x axis design. Full source repository can be found here: https://github.com/a-drizzle/Printer1
Build Author Keteland Views 4945
Large 3D printer
Hello ! This is my very first OpenBuilds build. It's based on the Maximus 3D Printer, published by mytechno3d : good source of inspiration !
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 5653
This a redesign of the Folger-Tech Y-Carriage using the Solid V-Wheels, Ball Bearings, the V-Slot Rail System.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 8072
A completely belt driven cartesian design with a center mounted X motor. This is a very compact, rugged design.
Build Author Imko van Beckhoven Views 13862
OKMI 3d Printer
OKMI 3d Printer based on CoreXY
Build Author asb_79 Views 6369
Versabot - All metal 3D printer
An all metal construction cartesian style 3D printer with a very rigid frame that has the flexibility to function as a desktop milling station or laser cutter with appropriate user designed attachments. Design is scaleable to suit any size requirement. All axis are leadscrew driven. V-Slot and Mini V-wheels have been utilised for the linear rails.
Build Author mirage335 Views 3050
Portable, high-speed, low-cost advanced multi-tool desktop factory derived from LulzBot Taz and TazMega.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 8614
OneZ gets it's name from it's most unique feature - only motor for the Z axis while maintaining the stability of two bearing guides for the Z axis. Reduction to one Z motor eliminates need for auto bed leveling.
Build Author Mike Andrews Views 5140
Monster - a multiple material 3D printer with 20"(X) X 14"(Y) X ~20"(Z)
A Laut3k derivative that goes for volume and large number of print materials at the same time. Using OpenBuild linear motion systems to get away from belt drives.
Build Author Kyo Views 6254
This is Fina; My Lautr3k inspired build.
Build Author Clint Phillips Views 6880
LYNX - Huge 3D printer
I'm basically building a larger version of my crappy wanhao 3d printer. My work was recycling some aluminium extrusion and it broke my heart to see such nice pieces of aluminium engineering being sent to a furnace. Mega 3d printer was born!
Build Author mirage335 Views 4116
Mega-sized Taz machine. Supports many tools (extrusion, laser, mill, etc) simultaneously.
Build Author shauki Views 10647
Black Panther QR
The QuadRap 3D printer version based on OpenBuilds wheels. Born in https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/103539262895202172380
Build Author winand Views 9032
YAOP (Yet Another Openbuilds Printer)
Yet Another Openbuilds Printer, my version :-P
Build Author Neil G. Views 6196
STEAM crane printer
The STEAM Crane 3d printer uses the new C-Beam linear rail. It is being developed for an after school / summer camp program for kids. All of the electronics are housed in the base and the wiring is routed down the channels of the c-beam. This is done to contain as much of the loose wiring as possible, hopefully keeping it safer for kids.
Build Author Sam Dobbie Views 3325
A fully aluminium printer made from off the shelf components, no printed parts.
Build Author openhardwarecoza Views 5286
3D Printer 320x220x200
Someone donated a E3D Volcano to me (http://e3d-online.com/Volcano/V6-VOLCANO-POWER-PACK-175-UNIVERSAL-24V) and with a super hotend like that, it feels like a waste to stick it into a small 3D printer. So I decided I want a 320x220mm (XY) machine, 200mm Z is plenty for me
Build Author CubeSpawn Views 11354
CubeSpawn Ultimaker 3D Printer Module
This 3D printer is an implementation of the Ultimaker 3D printer Using the Modular approach, many of the parts from the CubeSpawn 3 axis mill translate straight across into this design, so adding new concepts should go quicker
Build Author bobt Views 17998
Bob's 3D Printer Kit Build
I have wanted a 3D printer for a while. I had thought to convert my ShapeOko machine to a 3D printer BUT after looking at having to replace the electronics with new and the small form factor. I went looking for a kit which would do what I want. Well I found it. It is the MakerFarm i3v printer.
Build Author Jeremy Views 6427
Ez3D - Phoenix 3D Printer Build
This is my 1st submission to openbuilds.com and my 1st venture into building a 3D Printer. The Phoenix 3d Printer is a kit from Ez3D, a company based out of Colorado, started and backed by successful Kick-starter and IndieGogo campaigns. The Phoenix 3d Printer kit is currently backlogged 10 to 12 weeks which means quite a wait. I will be chronicling my experience with this kit as I get it done.
Build Author Bruno Rivard Views 3457
OB Heavy duty Prusa i3 "Lunar Injection"
Build Author nidal Views 8225
Simple cartesian style CNC. Uses ACME screws for all 3 axes, 20x40 v-slots and should have 50cm x 50cm x 50cm work volume.
Build Author pdesigns Views 10892
This is a work in progress 3D printer Dimensions are 230x230x340mm height. Print dimensions are: 135x135x160mm. Prototype has a bowden extruder with a J-head hotend. Assembly instructions: http://reprapstyle.blogspot.pt
Build Author Darren Ditto Views 6250
V 1.4 - Bright Box Cartesian Printer - *BUILD PROGRESS PICTURES
Cartesian Printer, 200mm x 200mm x 380mm build area, enclosed, belt and pinion movement, heated bed, Raspberry Pi, Pi Cam, OctoPrint
Build Author Fisher Views 2968
My first custom build, using vslot rails for Z and Y and 8mm rails for X. Currently printing parts for this using my Prusa I3. The build volume will be roughly 300mm^3, X and Y are belt driven with 8mm acme lead screws for Z. Will be uploading more info shortly as i continue to build the printer.
Build Author DiggerJ Views 4383
Pink Panther - MendelMax variant
Taller and wider MendelMax 1.5 spinoff
Build Author bearwood Views 4510
I am building a H bot style printer so this design will not be finished any more than it is.
Build Author DiggerJ Views 4969
Panther Printer - Lautr3k
My version of the popular Lautr3k 3D printer. UNI Panther colors of Purple and Yellow on black V-slot rails. 300x300 bed.
Build Author stargeezer Views 3320
Mendal Max 1.5 EX2 - a part of this, a part of that.
I like this design a lot. It's very stable, very strong and with the EX2 enhancements, it prints like a champ.
Build Author MechEng Views 10638
Generic Rigid 3D Printer (Currently on 1st Revision!)
Rigid 3d printer with more than enough room for dual extruders. Easily expandable platform.
Build Author Keith Davis Views 3756
This is the adult version of the QU-BD juvenile known as their OneUp. It not only uses extrusion framing instead of press board MDF, it is a full sized 8x8 build area w/ABS-Nylon capability. Only the OneUp's single Z axis driver concept is similar. I'm tempted to call it OneUpAdult for marketing.
Build Author Creo Views 3902
T-slot, v-slot, aluminum angle make up the majority of the structure.
Build Author wesner0019 Views 4556
Custom build, after building the prusa i3 and upgrading to i3v, I wanted to build something more sturdy that can print fast and more accurate. Model is built in Fusion 360
Build Author Kyo Views 5985
Large Volume 3D Printer
Build Author Keith Davis Views 5959
OpenBuilds box type printer using min-v-wheels for X & Y axis. Designed for plexiglas panel enclosure of build area.
Build Author angelo Views 7112
TABLE OX Router/3D-Printer