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Building up the FairShare Program, One Quanta at a Time

As a fellow builder here at OpenBuilds, I have benefited so much from the community here sharing their designs, tips, mistakes, feats of ingenuity and overall experience in my own journey to become a better CNC’er. One of the things that makes this community possible is that it is dedicated to cultivating open source hardware which makes it so [...]

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Bitten by the CNC DIY Bug

Bitten by the CNC DIY Bug A Short Story by Mary Daly The dog starts barking at the front door. “I’ll be up in a minute” I yell out pushing even harder on my Allen wrench. The bolt finally breaks free sending my knuckles skidding across the V-Slot. Hearing another knock on the front door, I groan. [...]

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A Wide Addition, the C-Beam Machine XLARGE!

OpenBuilds, in conjunction with Resident Builder Moag, are happy to share the newest addition to the CNC Machine lineup - the C-Beam Machine XLarge! Designed with precision and strength in mind, in a sexy double-wide format, the XLarge is capable of milling a variety of material including Aluminum plate (with light cuts). The build manual [...]

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OpenBuilds Reaches Milestone

OpenBuilds, the largest Open Source Builders community, blows the boundaries off the traditional content collections that simply store data for downloading. OpenBuilds content lives and breathes. Acting as a virtual hacker space, the community frequently contributes Open Source machine build plans or design ideas so that they can be shared and hashed out with the community. OpenBuilds is [...]

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Heroes of Open Source - David Forsyth & SketchUCam

In the Open Source Community, it's all about sharing freely. Open Source lives bravely where collaboration and innovation meet. Those who revel in the transparency spend countless hours in the workshop testing out new ideas, giving out advice, and getting input from others in the community. For some pioneers, their work lives on to become [...]

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OpenBuilds® SketchUp Model Collections Added to the 3D Warehouse

                                 Awesome High Quality Models for your SketchUp Builds  Left mouse to rotate - click 3D warehouse to Download   OpenBuilds, a leader in Open Hardware distribution, has been working hard  to meet the needs of the Open Source builder community.  The OpenBuilds Team has developed a series of collections of SketchUp models for their hardware parts. Special thanks goes out [...]

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OpenBuilds @ National Maker Faire 2016

Also See Previous Post -- OpenBuilds @ Maker Faire Bay Area Well kids I’m back, this time in our Nation’s Capital. Turns out that the National Maker Faire is in my backyard, well, 2:30 hours from my backyard but still close enough. Considering that MF Bay Area is one of the Flagship fairs I knew better than to [...]

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OpenBuilds @ Maker Faire Bay Area 2016

I had the opportunity to fly out to the Bay Area Maker Faire where thousands of builds were on display. This was a high energy, mega Maker Faire. Maker Faire provides a huge space for makers of all types to converge and swap ideas as well as show off their projects. There was a lot to [...]

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OpenBuilds V-Slot Featured on FarmBot

                OpenBuilds V-Slot Featured on FarmBot Humanity's First Open-Source CNC farming machine What Is It Meet FarmBot Genesis, a lost-cost, small scale, precise farming system billed as humanity’s first open-source CNC farming machine. Part CNC, part 3D printer, FarmBot looks to automate and transform agriculture through innovation. You can easily design your garden with their software app and layout the plants you [...]

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