A Decade of Innovation: OpenBuilds & V-Slot Linear Rail

OpenBuilds is proud to announce the celebration of a remarkable milestone—10 years of innovation, empowerment, and creative exploration. As pioneers in the world of makers and DIY manufacturing, we have redefined flexibility, collaboration, and the limitless potential of creation.  

For the past ten years, has stood as a beacon of empowerment for creators, inventors, and visionaries across the globe. This digital platform was founded with the mission to foster collaboration, share open-source designs, and enable individuals to turn their dreams into tangible realities. The OpenBuilds community has flourished, connecting like-minded enthusiasts who celebrate the spirit of innovation and ingenuity.


V-Slot Revolution by OpenBuilds

V-Slot Linear Rail, a groundbreaking innovation created by OpenBuilds, has reshaped the landscape of linear motion solutions. Introduced in 2013, V-Slot Linear Rail's unique V-shaped profile revolutionized precision engineering, providing creators with an unparalleled level of accuracy and affordability. This marked a turning point in DIY CNC and 3D printing solutions. Its impact has extended far beyond mechanical excellence, sparking a global movement of makers who have harnessed their potential to bring their ideas to life.

"We are thrilled to mark this significant moment in our journey" said Mark Carew, Owner and Founder of OpenBuilds and inventor of V-Slot Linear Rail. "We have paved the way for a legacy that bridges expertise, community, and visionary creativity. I feel this is testament to the power of collaboration, the pursuit of excellence, and the limitless horizons that lie ahead."