OpenBuilds is now OPEN!
Hello fellow builders,
OpenBuilds.com is OPEN!
OpenBuilds is a community of sharing Our goal is to make sharing open source builds as fun and easy as possible.
Openbuilds.com... Read more
FairShare Gives Back!
We are excited to announce today that the FairShare give Back Program has released its first round of donations! The recipients received the following letter along with their donation. If... Read more
We have just launched a new KickStarter Campaign for OpenBuilds V-Slot!
V-Slot is the new T-Slot that lets you ride in the rails!
- New Aluminum Extrusion
- Built In... Read more
OpenBuilds YouTube Channel
Hello everyone. We want to let you know that we have recently put together an OpenBuilds YouTube channel where we would be uploading videos that pertain to OpenBuilds Parts and... Read more
OpenRail is Shipping!!!
Its been a long road of learning and discovery and we are happy to announce that OpenRail is on the way!
Collectively we have put in 200 hours of work... Read more
The shipping supplies have arrived and lots of them!
We ordered several hundred boxes, 18 rolls of packing tape, several thousand feet of bubble wrap and other misc. packing supplies.... Read more
Surveys Sent - Happy New Year!!
Hello everyone. We are happy to announce that the OpenRail surveys have been sent! Please respond at your earliest convenience so we can complete this leg of the project.
Check... Read more
Looks like the vendors delivery dates are all right on or close to New Year!
We had expected them to arrive sooner then this, but everyone of the... Read more
OpenRail Progress Continues
Hello everyone. Just wanted to touch base with you all and take a moment to thank you all for your orders through the OpenBuilds Part Store and update you with... Read more
OpenBuilds Part Store – Grand Opening!!
Hello everyone. We are happy to let you know that the OpenRail manufacturer has given us a update stating that we should have our order of OpenRail in approximately 30... Read more
Delrin & Chrome Steel Dual V Wheels
The Open Rail extrusion process has begun! Half of the production has been extruded and the manufacturer is working on the holes. Once that is complete, it will get shipped... Read more
To Hard Coat or Not to Hard Coat?
Hello everyone. We are happy to let you know that in addition to the Type III Hard Coat Anodizing, we will also be offering both Clear and Black non hard... Read more
Open Rail Production is Underway!
After many samples and countless hours of testing, we are happy to let you know that OpenRail Production has begun!!
In an effort to make OpenRail even better, we have... Read more
Hey guys. Quick update to let you know that the samples have arrived and we will be extensively testing them this weekend. We'll let you know how we make out.... Read more
Open Rail L Brackets
Hello everyone. Quick Update. Ok, so while we have been waiting for our Open Rail sample to arrive, which is currently scheduled to arrive on Wednesday, we have been busy... Read more
Finished Product Sample Update
Hello everyone. As you know, we have been anxiously awaiting our finished product Open Rail samples so we can give the green light for production. The new manufacturer outsources the anodizing as... Read more
2nd Manufacturing Update
Hello everyone. We wanted to give you an update on the Open Rail Project. We are now working with two manufacturers. The original is still trying to make it right... Read more
Open Rail Manufacturing Update
Hello everyone. We have been very busy here working on the Open Rail Project.
We have completed testing the samples that we received and have been securing suppliers... Read more
Open Rail Samples Have Arrived!!
Hello everyone. We have been anxiously awaiting our Open Rail samples and they have finally arrived! We are so excited to have them in our hands. Now, we will begin... Read more
Kickstarter Rewards are Extended!
Thank you all again for your support! We appreciate it so much. We are happy to let you know that we have an official sample of Open Rail in the... Read more
OpenRail V Wheel Designs
Hello everyone. We just wanted to do a quick update of Version 1 (rough) drawings for a couple of the OpenRail V Wheel Designs. In addition to the standard Delrin... Read more
OpenRail and OpenBeam Play Well Together!
Terence from www.openbeamusa.com was kind enough to send us an OpenBeam Kit to see how well it would work with the Open Rail System. We are happy to report that... Read more
7 Days and Counting!
Hello everyone. Mark and Trish here. We are so excited about the support Open Rail has received.
We currently have 123 Backers and 6 Distributors!
We can not thank you... Read more
OpenRail is even MORE compatible then we first thought!
After doing some searching for different extrusion profiles, we found that by adding an oblong hole pattern to the OpenRail we were able to make the OpenRail compatible... Read more
Open Rail is One Week Old and already "Kicking It Forward"
What a difference a week will make. Wow! 83 Backers. We are blown away by your support. Thank you so much!
Open Rail is "Kicking It Forward." What does this... Read more
Open Rail is Funded!!!
We are so happy to let you know that Open Rail is Funded. It's on!!
Thank you so much for your support! We are excited about the future of Open... Read more