Our WorkBee CNC Machine is a great DIY project for any enthusiastic builder.
The WorkBee CNC Machine is a culmination of all our experience, good feedback, and suggestions from selling the OX CNC Machine over the past 2 years. It is capable of accurately cutting foams, woods, plastics or aluminium at depths greater than 25 mm to 0.2 mm accuracy or more.
The main request we got for the OX machine was for a Lead Screw driven version. Our WorkBee CNC Machine has been designed from the ground up to incorporate this and more. The WorkBee CNC Machine has been dual designed so that it could be Lead Screw or Belt driven. This WorkBee CNC Machine can be converted between the two, as the overall design is exactly the same for both.
Our WorkBee makes full use of the V-Slot Extrusion system. On the all three Axis C-Beam extrusions are used. This C-Beam profile is stronger and allows the drive systems to be concealed from debris. For the Belt driven setup, a new Belt and Pinion setup has been developed which fits inside the ‘C’ channel on the Y-Axis extrusions.
We can provide customers with complete installation instructions, which have very detailed parts and installation instructions including pictures. Easy to follow DIY instructions make this project fun and simple.
You will find a Bill of Materials at the end of the manual. For different size variations of the WorkBee, only the V-Slot, ACME Lead Screws, GT3 Belts, and number of spoiler board supports is different. If you plan to customise your WorkBee to be bigger or smaller, this section below will help you to buy the correct extrusions.
We are offering a Full Kit, Mechanical Kit, Plates Kit and various add-on kits on our site. These kits can be found in below links:
Majority of the parts on the machine come direct from our BulkMan3D.com website online store as well as many other items that can be used to customise your build. Take a look around, you might find something else you are looking for.