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Build Author Kyo Views 30583
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 Mark Carew Views 73176
ROUTY CNC Router (V-Slot Belt & Pinion)
A cool little CNC router build that uses the V-Slot belt & pinion drive and stock parts.
Build Author alex_b Views 4835
TACIT RONIN CNC - Flood Coolant Enabled C-Beam
The TACIT RONIN CNC is a fully enclosed C-Beam platform intended for flood coolant cutting of Carbon Fiber and G10 composites.
Build Author Michael Views 41729
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 Serge E. Views 40263
myOX : a 4' x 2' OX CNC with potential
This is the story of me building myOX - my version of the "ideal" OX. I want a machine which can route/mill at least 4' wide and as long as I can feed through (don't be shy, think "infinity") as well as going deep on multiple faces - manual 4th axis. I have loads of ideas to take myOX towards that goal and way beyond. Time will tell. Just follow along through this build and possibly a few others along the way ... Check out my OXCalculator : let your computer figure out your BoM
Build Author Teflon4 Views 8301
TZ C-Beam Machine Plate Maker
A Modified and augmented Ooznest C-Beam Machine Plate Maker.
Build Author Chefson Views 666
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 Kevon Ritter Views 274
Yet another Sphinx
Here's my Sphinx with a few slight modifications.
Build Author Lumberjack Engineering Views 255
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 ~ $1,200 USD.
Build Author Garrettcompston Views 273
My 2nd cnc build
My new build to upgrade from my worn out shapeoko
Build Author james adair Views 165
wanted large work area for laser etch/cuts more than spindle work.
Build Author Schematix Views 36755
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 RSW Views 1664
RSW's C-Beam Build
I built a CNC Router using 3/4 MDF, 1/8 aluminum angle for bearing races and various other odds and ends. I learned a lot about how not to build a CNC router. I found Openbuilds.com and decided to build a C-Beam for my first build. The long term idea is to use this machine to build custom plates for and OX type machine and a 3d printer.
Build Author PhotoSgt85 Views 1701
Desktop PCB Maker
With the focus always on larger builds I wanted to focus on a desktop PCB milling machine that fulfills the average users desktop needs at an entry level cost. Design considerations will allow expandable capabilities to include 3D printing and any other functions a small form Cartesian robot can perform. The current iteration has a desktop footprint of approximately 15.5" X 14.5".
Build Author Robert Hummel Views 100113
With such great success/attention my laser got, I ended up with a good friend that would like to dabble in stencil art and so I have decided to share my build with him and you here :) I will be using all the same electronics as in my previous build except the driver boards I will be using are the famous reprap 4988's they are more easy to come by and cost less. I will also be using open builds mini v wheels/v groove extrusion just so I can get a feel for their versatile products
Build Author getoffmyland Views 7173
Water Buffalo - Water jet cut OX+
A modified OX based on Aluminum plates cut on a waterjet. Some new ideas and additions from other builds are included.
Build Author Ryan Lock Views 60052
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 GinoTheCop Views 14748
Building a larger C-BEAM CNC Machine with no previous experience.
Build Author Gino Lanzi Views 875
2 GANTRY CNC HOTWIRE MACHINE
A 2 independent gantry affordable hotwire machine.
Build Author Martin.Barfoed Views 39848
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 Savvas Views 855
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 Justinat Views 21171
Mini lathe CNC Conversion - Work in progress
My on going build of CNC Mini Lathe
Build Author Linkreincarnate Views 332
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 Eclectic Hobbyist Views 386
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 Michael Forte Views 318
OX CNC Build
OX CNC built using the kit from SMW3D with a Smoothieboard 5 and external motor drivers.
Build Author jamesdjadams Views 1368
C-Beam XL - TinyG - Aluminium Plate - Dewalt 611
C-Beam XL build using TinyG V8.
Build Author beardyblair Views 6664
My build log of an adapted Sphinx design with additional height and a larger X and Y axis.
Build Author Jim_H Views 3588
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 signzonepr Views 2093
HD c Beam CNC Router
24x32 Cnc Router, I used vSlot c Beam Extrusion and Wheels!
Build Author mytechno3d Views 6456
Plasma cutting table
This is our plasma cutting table , based on the famous OX CNC . Can cut up to 15 mm ( steel , stainless , aluminium ) with a really good accuracy and at a really high speed .
Build Author Mark Carew Views 580337
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 cureac Views 11102
Homemade plasma cnc
Build Author Hackscribble Views 14180
1000mm x 750mm OX with some planned enhancements. My first venture into CNC.
Build Author mikev Views 769
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. Currently I am in the process of fitting the limit switches and adding motor wiring and cable chains
Build Author Martin Skov Nielsen Views 1879
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 Hytech2k Views 24464
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 RandyF Views 938
Large C-Beam Sphinx style CNC Build
Started my build of a large Sphinx style cnc Router. I wanted one to handle the Dollar Tree Foam Board (DTFB) so I am making this to handle 2' X 3'. This is my first endeavor for a CNC so I am learning as I go but there is one thing for sure.
Build Author Paul Stoller Views 6831
C-Beam Machine - MyFirstCNC
This is my first foray into CNC machines, after much review I decided on the C-Beam machine as it seemed easy to work with and will enabled me to build more and larger machines as I gain knowledge. I am planning on building the machine largely unmodified from the reference design. I will be building the machine an axis at a time as I need to spread out costs over time.
Build Author dougsnash Views 23771
Rotary Axis OX Derivitive
A Rotary Axis CNC router based on the OX CNC Router
Build Author Hytech2k Views 53052
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 Steve B Views 9921
OX PPR - Portable Plasma/Router
PPR = Portable Plasma/Router. A ~30x30"work area with leadscrews. Work surface is below support members. Can be placed ONTO cutting surface.
Build Author ahayden Views 8133
C-Beam Prefab Untitled
The C-Beam Prefab Untitled is designed as the cartesian compliment to the C-Beam XL. With the exception of requiring a couple more 1000mm C-Beams and lead screws, the build requires a minimum of additional parts. The primary intention of the build is to maximize the cutting envelope while still staying within the sweet spot for C-beam rigidity. This design can easily be modified and allows for further custom structural components to be cut with the initial build platform.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 98017
C-Beam™ Machine - Plate Maker
This C-beam Machine is an in affordable CNC plate maker and 3D carving machine!
Build Author Aleksandar Views 2745
Currently I have Velleman/3Drag K8200 modified and CNC machine self built and wanted to use both to make new 3D printer. After looking at different designs I liked Voron a lot and have decided to go that way. Currently I have ordered majority of parts and build shall start soon. I don't plan to rush it as I am usually 2 months home and 2 off.
Build Author Ken376 Views 437
Welded project cnc first try
Kind of hard to see in this pic now lining up drive s and finishing framework
Build Author Savvas Views 7041
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 Larry_AK Views 6644
Pretty much a straight OPENBUILDS OX that slowly getting some modifications.
Build Author sebf34 Views 8671
OX Based cnc 3000 x 1500 Double belt
OX Based CNC
Build Author MattiasN Views 14961
MyCNC(1000mm x 1500mm)
My CNC project
Build Author gavspav Views 3305
Ooznest build - 1500mm x 1000mm
Its the first build for me so its just the story of me attempting to build the kit and hopefully end up with something I can use. Hopefully without destroying anything or anyone.
Build Author ANDRESCAMPA Views 937
SUPER OX NEMA 34 1600 OZ Motors!!!
CNC OX 1500X3000
Build Author Glenn Weston Views 6878
"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 cureac Views 7411
CNC Rotary Table Rotational Axis, A Axis B Axis 4th 5th Axis CNC Dividing Head
This is my first major project.
Build Author Steven Sampson Views 5157
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 Jonathon Harms Views 777
Schematix Ox-Metal Build
A build of Schematix's Ox-Metal design, with a 0.8kw watercooled spindle.
Build Author anigeek65 Views 9636
OX Super "C" - Cpmpleted 11/02/16
This CNC utilizes the C-BEAM extruded aluminum for the "X", "Y", and "Z" axis. The gantry will move similar to the OX along with the "Z" except I am incorporating the C-BEAM instead of the 20x60 V-RAIL. To make the system as strong as possible I am using two C-BEAM rails back to back. The "Y" axis will encompass two sets of roller on both side of the C-BEAM extruded rails for added strength. All of the plates for this were created using the C-BEAM machine I completed several month ago.
Build Author FatGut Views 723
MY experience as a first time introduction to the CNC world!
Build Author Jen Views 2899
My first OX build
This is the story of my experience building a 1000 x 750mm OOZNest OX CNC router
Build Author edward siegel Views 5380
cnc plasma table
ive got most of the wire harness made up too im using Chinese electronics for now I will upgrade later when this thing makes me some cash lol im using a ibm think center to case to hold my electronics ive got a 25' parallel cable to put some distance between the table and the computer
Build Author Brian Slee Views 16713
Ultimo is the ultimate multi tool for the person who's serious about prototyping new ideas. A Delta Robot frame supports 3d printing up to 450mm in diameter, a powerful CNC Mill, and 50 amp plasma cutter for processing steel plate. And that's just a start.....wait till you see some of the other attachments we are currently working on incorporating.
Build Author Edgar Robles Views 906
Sheethexapod works with basic mechanims as direct metal-metal links and joints, all movements can be done by a rc servomotor in this case towerpro model.
Build Author Mark Carew Views 45309
Phlatprinter foam cutting CNC machines are awesome space saving mills that use a rotary axis as a sheet feed.
Build Author Maxime Favre Views 3220
SmoothiebrainZ CBeam Machine
Modded Plate maker with: Smoothiebrainz board and DQ542MA SN04 Endstops Modded Z axis Aluminium build plate and renforced Y axis Dust shoe
Build Author Anthony Bolgar Views 4703
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 for use with LaserWeb v3. It will also be used to test LaserWeb v3 as a CNC router/mill software in the near future. 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 Mark Carew Views 38875
X Y Table OpenRail / V-Slot Build Examples
The X/Y table system is a great starting point for many CNC projects giving you the ability to move an object on the X and Y axis in a simple compact style.
Build Author pinoaffe Views 1139
This is a stool, designed in 18mm wood for a cnc router, it's easily scaleable to different wood-thicknesses, in 18mm wood it takes up 1200*1200mm. It can be assembled without screws, nails or glue and can therefore also be easily disassembled.
Build Author semperfikurt Views 10526
Beefed-up and customized OX build
My Machine is based on the OX CNC designed by Mark Carew as well as the ooznest kit, and it incorporates a bunch of my own details and revisions to increase performance and robustness. It has become way more beastly than I originally planned!
Build Author Bob K Views 4362
Dream to practical
This is my journey from a dream machine to a practical (for me) machine. This is a Cartesian style frame that can change tool heads quickly. The first version will have milling and 3D printing tool heads. Later on I'll add a drag knife tool head.
Build Author Julius Views 8259
OX Balls - 1605 Ballscrew Powered 1000mmx1000mmm OX derivative
1000x1000mm Ballscrew driven OX Derivative. Dewalt 611 spindle and TB6600 Drivers.
Build Author john A Views 1126
Cartesian CNC router
This project has been a steep learning curve in an unfamiliar area for me. It has been a very rewarding experience and has opened up so many more possibilities to pursue in the future.
Build Author James Gao Views 11693
An OX-inspired mini desktop mill. Designed in OpenSCAD, these parts are fully parametric and can be customized to your liking.
Build Author Iwan Müller Views 1715
Controlbox for a CNC Router
A Controlbox for my CNC-Router, containing stepper-drivers, Planet-CNC MK3 Controller and a Controlpanel with joysticks.
Build Author AK-Creation Views 1817
Reference sensor for CNC Tools
For the x and y Axis you set the zero point with a limit switch, but how can you get the zero position for the z Axis? You have different thickness of material to mill and when you change the tool, you have also a other z Axis positon. With the Sensor, you can define the zero position of the piece automaticly.
Build Author Joe 90 Views 3053
Schematix OX metal build
OX metal build from an noob
Build Author Jon Norris Views 7358
I'm building a machine specifically for doing 4th axis work on woodwind instruments.
Build Author sw3Dp Views 6832
stranger than fiction OX
OX hybrid all CAD open sourced non-commercial ip; .dwg, .dxf,.3dm, .iam, .ipt files jamming their pie
Build Author Krishnakumar Views 1967
Hobby OX CNC
This "hobby OX" CNC is built for multiple purposes such as cutting and engraving various materials, laser etching and cutting, etc... Its a great platform for hobby enthusiasts like me where this machine can be used for so many different purposes effectively and efficiently!
Build Author kev20009 Views 1629
MY NEW CNC
This build is not based on the ox, but got my ideas and inspiration from my first build,
Build Author kev20009 Views 4912
This Build Is Is Inspired By OOZ Nest CNC, But With Some Changes,
Build Author Bridge Port Views 2112
CNC Line Boring Machine
This is a CNC Line Boring Machine for our cabinet shop. It drills the holes every 32 mm for the adjustable shelf pins in the cabinet side pieces. I chose this option over purchasing a multi-head boring machine that requires 11 drill bits - Left & Right hand twist - that also requires a lot of strength to plunge that many drill bits into the wood to be drilled.
Build Author ymilord Views 4291
Kyoujin Mk1 (C-Beam /w Rack & Pinion)
C-Beam based CNC with Rack & Pinion (for the X Axis) and lead screws (for the Y Axis)
Build Author John Mueller Views 8866
Small Mill type CNC machine, using C-Beams and V-Slot rail, bundle packs as a starter point. I needed a smallish desktop machine to fit a pretty narrow use case for my business, but the machine itself has larger applications to the OB community. Currently I will run the Dewalt 611 router on the Z axis, but have plans to add in a brushless RC style motor. So this design does have room to go either way easily.
Build Author Asaku Views 2984
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 Anglesachse Views 4535
Corexy, with possible head change (3d, cnc, laser)
Build Author Ronald van Arkel Views 22698
Routy GT2 290 BSX CNC Router, Low Cost and Good!
The Routy GT2 300 BSX CNC Router is a Low Cost CNC build. It performs the same as the larger Routy's from OpenBuilds but doesn't break the bank!
Build Author snokid Views 1898
http://www.buildlog.net/sm_laser/drawings.html using this as a baseline.... Going to try and use all or most off the shelf parts.
Build Author David the swarfer Views 7253
The Nguni - an OX variant
A modified OX with more X clearance, MDF plates, vacuum table
Build Author Mark Carew Views 25408
V-Slot™ Nema 23 Linear Actuator Build (Lead Screw)
Learn to build a super strong nema 23 lead driven linear actuator
Build Author Rakmup Views 18186
CNC Router Lathe
Steel square tube frame with dual feed gantry and indexing lathe section. Will have 36" x 30" x 6" travel.
Build Author inhan Views 11378
openbuilds rovo c-beam (700*1000)(1000*1000)한국오픈빌드
Open the build will create open and sharing. 오픈빌드는 만들고 오픈하고 공유합니다.
Build Author Erick Sauvé Views 2515
My first build: a other OX CNC
I love to build things. I decided to build a CNC machine to help me build more things! I had a lot of fun and I learn a lot of thing in the process of building this machine. p.s. my primary language is french not english. Forgive me if I made some mistake.
Build Author Nguyen Thanh Tuan Views 1094
CNC machine 700x1200mm
I love to build things. I want a large cnc machine can do with little money. use Aduino .
Build Author evil2002usna Views 4104
Cheap Ballscrew Ox CNC Router.
Build Author UltiBots Views 8865
UltiBots CB3030 CNC Router
The UltiBots CB3030 CNC uses C-Beam, V-Slot and an extruded aluminum T-Slot work table. This allows 6mm T-Nuts, step clamps and blocks to secure materials to the work surface. The all metal design makes the use of a mister possible.
Build Author Paruk Views 13229
OX 1500 x 1000 mm
Build Author Matt Nelson Views 4995
I'm building an OX CNC router. It will be the larger size of 750x 1000mm. This should give me a working area of about 22"x30".
Build Author Neil Rosenberg Views 55330
The Frog: CNC Router
Frog CNC Router. Inspired by OX and "Routy". 24"x36" active working area, approx. 3" usable Z motion.
Build Author Peter Oakes Views 15478
The Bull Dog, A RoverCNC OX based 1500mm x 1500mm CNC - Tutorial build
I have based this build on the OX build so I will not be going into too much detail of specefic assembly modules as they asre so well covered by Mark Carew already, but will go through the complete build on video. I will be addig additional tutorials on steppers and the other electronic parts as needed though as this project is sponsored by RS Components in the form of most of the Electronics and this is also the key focus of my YouTube channel www.youtube.com/c/thebreadboardca.
Build Author UltiBots Views 4060
Machined Aluminum MagBall Carriages
Machined Aluminum MagBall Carriages