FarmBot Express was designed in Onshape, allowing you to have full access to view, copy, edit, and export all of the source 3D CAD models for free from any computer or mobile device! Simply click the links below to access the various assemblies and other resources.
We recommend getting a free Onshape account
That’s because everything except for viewing requires you to have one. Sign up at Onshape.com.
|Top-level assembly||Express, Express XL, and Express MAX|
|Major subassemblies||Raised Bed
3-in-1 Tool Head
|Farmduino Express||PCB Layout and Schematic|
Switching between Express, Express XL, and Express MAX
We have one CAD model for FarmBot Express, Express XL, and Express MAX. To switch between the sizes within the CAD document, use the configurations dropdown located above the feature tree.
When you click any of the links above, you will be shown our original copy of the FarmBot CAD files. In order to make any changes, you need to make your own copy. To do so, you will need to first make a free Onshape account. Then you can press “Make a copy” in the top left of the Onshape workspace. Onshape will copy the entire Workspace into a new document (owned by you) which will include all of the parts, drawings, assemblies, and other files.
The default part studio opened might be unexpected
When Onshape opens up your copy of the workspace, it might open a random Part Studio. To find and open another Part Studio in the Workspace, press the button in the lower left of the screen to open the Tab Manager. Then find the Part Studio you want by looking through the folders or using the search box at the top of the Tab Manager panel.
To export a part into another format (such as
.STL for 3D printing), simply right-click the part and press “Export”. Note that you will need an Onshape account to do this. However, you do not need to make a copy of the workspace in order to export.
The FarmBot CAD models are licensed under the CC0 Public Domain Dedication.
In short, this means you are free to use the FarmBot CAD models, 2D drawings, and other supporting documents as you please, without attribution or needing to request permission. This includes viewing, copying, modifying, and redistributing the files for any purpose, even commercial purposes. These files come with no warranty, express or implied.
For more information about Onshape and our decision to use it, read this blog post.