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Build Author Greg Lampman Views 3929
C-Beam Intro to CNC
Build log for my first CNC machine, a C-Beam Plate Maker
Build Author Metalguru Views 2892
Custom black and red Big Ox
Build Author Ryan Lock Views 74276
Ooznest OX CNC Machine
The Ooznest OX CNC Machine Kit is based on the OX CNC Machine designed by Mark Carew, and it incorporates many upgrades from this community. The plate designs in our kit are based on the originals. However we have added our own touches to increase the performance and design of the machine. To complement Mark's build videos, we have made a complete written instruction manual, with IKEA'eske assembly diagrams.
Build Author GeoffH Views 106
c-beam XLarge with ZLarge
XLarge with ZLarge
Build Author JimB828 Views 1782
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 Adam Filipowicz Views 3220
CNC Based on CBeam, with No custom Plates, and Z GANTRY
Build Author Trunkmonky Views 447
Another OX, but this one is MINE :-)
OOZNEST Style OX machine with 3D printed panels
Build Author Huub65 Views 2227
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 David the swarfer Views 8520
The Nguni - an OX variant
A modified OX with more X clearance, MDF plates, vacuum table
Build Author Hisha Views 2175
A 1000mm x 1000mm Sphinx/R7 build.
Build Author gazingm42 Views 2832
1000mm X 1000mm with tinyg
1000mm X 1000mm overhead cnc machine
Build Author Mark Carew Views 16496
This OpenBuilds Mini Mill is a great go-to desktop sized CNC milling plate / part maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author Cornerspace Views 187
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 DaveStewart Views 397
Small C-Beam Plate Maker With Remote Login & Operation
C-Beam Plate cutter with Raspberry Pi V3, Arduino Mega2560 and Camera. Remote login & operation via SSH with cnc.js server, mjpg server on the Pi.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 115412
C-Beam™ Machine - Plate Maker
This C-beam Machine is an in affordable CNC plate maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author Braindice Views 544
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 SamKircher Views 1231
C-Beam Sphinx Vacuum
A modified 1000x1000 Sphinx, with a built in vaccum table.
Build Author Dexter Oddwick Views 2377
Black Rabbit 1500
This is a router that I designed that is loosely based on the Openbuilds Ox, but designed to be heavy duty, rigid, and yet quick and agile.
Build Author Andrew Helsel Views 2685
MiniMill with DW611 and SmoothieBoard 4x v1.1
Build Author Mark Carew Views 663841
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 Jay Lytle Views 397
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 Gary Monroe Views 2824
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 Peter Van Der Walt Views 2016
MiniMill Z Axis Upgrade with Offset Motor
Upgrade your Minimill with an off-set Z Axis Motor
Build Author sebf34 Views 13181
OX Based cnc 3000 x 1500 Double belt
OX Based CNC
Build Author Silverrabbit2 Views 3986
Ooznest OX, Workbench, & Folding Table
An OX based unit with innovation surrounding it -- 9 drawers, workbench, folding CNC table, & portability.
Build Author Schematix Views 69661
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 Michael.M Views 2982
This is a Kyo Sphinx CNC Router build. The working area will be: I'm not sure yet.
Build Author Apothus Views 4643
Sphinx rigid XL
Rigid variant of the C-Beam sphinx platform
Build Author CNCMD Views 438
Sphinx 1000 x 500
Building a Sphinx based CNC based on Kyo's plans. Going with a 1000 x 500 table size.
Build Author Zach S Views 3368
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 dogmeatk Views 3701
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 DazTheGas Views 15478
Been using the Ox now since 2015, so decided I should move on to C-Beam :-)
Build Author PhotoSgt85 Views 5895
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 JWhitten Views 1255
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 Brian Popp Views 10604
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 drxlcarfreak Views 2803
Project There is No Kill Like Overkill
Very stout 2'x4' machine with a deep Z axis
Build Author Paul Boartfield Views 934
C beam xl
I would recommend this challenge to any woodworker looking for something new.
Build Author Mohammad Kokash Views 2810
CNC 1000x1000mm C-beam
inspired by http://openbuilds.org/builds/c-beam-sphinx.3605/
Build Author Moag Views 36848
C-Beam Machine XLarge
A rigid and wide format, plate and carving CNC.
Build Author EvanBruner Views 8755
Vertek CNC - 1000mm x 750mm Linear Rail on C Beam
C beam gantry with steel guide rails!
Build Author Nels Views 1479
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 5105
Ooznest Ox with 3D Printed Gantry Plates
Ooznest Ox with gantry plates and end caps 3D printed in ABS rather than aluminum.
Build Author Chefson Views 7378
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 Bruce Walker Views 1434
BD's C-Beam Machine CNC Router (WIP)
CNC router table based on OpenBuilds C-Beam Machine bundle.
Build Author Spiffcow Views 1322
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 Jim F Views 2274
Basing this build on the C-Beam machine XL on the parts store, but added a few things to make it more like the C-Beam XXLarge "Tank" by Dollarz81. Going with the Dewalt 611 instead of a water cooled spindle at first. May change down the road. Using a Panucat Gradus M1 controller with BigFoot drivers.
Build Author Sandy DeFalco Views 1839
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 Kyo Views 52870
A strong desktop cnc router that will enable you to make larger aluminium plates without taking up to much room. Simple, strong and opensource ! Build one today..
Build Author Savvas Views 9084
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 GinoTheCop Views 21603
Building a larger C-BEAM CNC Machine with no previous experience.
Build Author kev20009 Views 2400
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 5437
Batxillerat Research Project: Design and construction of a CNC
I'm working on a cartesian cnc router for my school research project
Build Author islahcnc Views 1309
I will post soon some more details.
Build Author JerryD Views 1196
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 2980
Extendable Mini Mill
Another MiniMill, different to the OpenBuilds version and potentially more flexible because of the design.
Build Author Said Views 9999
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 Cleyton Alencar Views 2914
C-Beam Machine upgrade to 1000mm x 1000mm
This built is to convert an existing 500x500 C-Beam Machine into 1000x1000. Inspired by several builds including C-Beam Machine : (http://www.openbuilds.com/builds/c-beam%E2%84%A2-machine-plate-maker.2020/) and Gino's build : (http://www.openbuilds.com/builds/c-beam-gtc.3250/)
Build Author jamesdjadams Views 4312
C-Beam XL - TinyG - Aluminium Plate - Dewalt 611
C-Beam XL build using TinyG V8.
Build Author M^3 Views 13371
M Cubed CNC Mill
A no-nonsense CNC mini mill to get the job done.
Build Author jkenn13 Views 7880
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 3909
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 Craig Views 5763
Inspired by the Crawlbot
Building a couple of CNC's based on the Crawlbot
Build Author Robert Bailey Views 22324
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 4528
Yet another Sphinx
Here's my Sphinx with a few slight modifications.
Build Author mcbuilder22 Views 6357
C-Beam "2" XLarge CNC Router
C-Beam 2XL CNC Router
Build Author Karan Singh Sisodia Views 970
My Home made CNC
Home Made CNC Router from Scrape
Build Author Mark Carew Views 5676
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 dcorb Views 12393
Steel Frame CNC Router
A scratch built steel frame CNC Router.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 1844
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 Catawissa_CNC Views 2598
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 1800
Reusing parts to build a CNC - planning stage
Build Author beardyblair Views 11603
My build log of an adapted Sphinx design with additional height and a larger X and Y axis.
Build Author Sonny Lowe Views 1639
MakerSL MSL-21 OB Minimill Enclosure
Simple enclosure for the OB Minimill
Build Author Giarc Views 20808
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 Richard Long Views 5786
Solid basics CNC router
This build focuses on the basics to provide a good foundation to further enhance the ability to achieve tight tolerances
Build Author Rick Holder Views 3935
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 Yeo Chun Beng Views 1545
First CNC Build
Building my First CNC for PCB milling. Some modification done to the original build from OpenBuild Bundle.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 48523
Phlatprinter foam cutting CNC machines are awesome space saving mills that use a rotary axis as a sheet feed.
Build Author Kjell Views 2905
1x1m Ooznest Ox
Building my first router and I choose the ooznest Ox since it looks to be the latest and greatest among routers.
Build Author WarEagle90 Views 1850
Dixie C-Beam XL
Build log of the Dixie C-Beam XL CNC Router.
Build Author Elijah Anderson Views 3610
The Budget Build
An affordable large CNC machine, that so far has been easy to assemble
Build Author Gary Caruso Views 12194
OX Heavy Duty Build
OX Heavy Duty, using Chrisclub plates, for 2080 X-Y and C-beam Z
Build Author Michael Forte Views 2836
OX CNC Build
OX CNC built using the kit from SMW3D with a Smoothieboard 5 and external motor drivers.
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 1400
MiniMill - A must have machine :)
The new MiniMill from Mark and Sonny is a great little machine.
Build Author MTO Views 4825
Building a small mill to match my 7x12 lathe.
Build Author Dave420 Views 5196
OpenBuilds C-beam 15mm belt on 1500mm C-Beam.
OpenBuilds C-beam 15mm belt on 1500mm C-Beam.
Build Author Hisha Views 1699
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 sgspenceley Views 54967
Linear Rail CNC Machines
A CNC build using linear rails & lead screws.
Build Author uwsdandt Views 5140
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 Martin.Barfoed Views 49759
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 Steven Sampson Views 6253
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 mikev Views 4466
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 ymilord Views 15279
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 JP Warnke Views 5659
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 tomaspavlica Views 2825
blueprints here: https://github.com/tomaspavlica/cnc_pkb2
Build Author FancyKiddo Views 4132
Triangular CNC Milling Machine
A wonky build to eliminate slop on a long Z axis
Build Author HenryCNC Views 3160
Desktop CNC machine
Stable solid, hope can cooperate with coolant in the future.
Build Author Tomas F Uribe Views 2483
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 DazTheGas Views 13601
From where Mark left off from the Ox build I am going to film the whole process of customizing the Ox.