Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Women only make up 5% of the welding workforce, but big changes are coming as the current welding workforce retires in larger numbers. Bria Sativa Aguayo, 43, grew up in Texas where welding wasn’t even a consideration for her. Today she is the founder of

Welding Projects You Can Donate To Your Community

Successful, happy communities are founded on the gifts, time and talents of those who live there. Beautiful parks, clean rivers and safe schools don’t just happen, rather they are sustained by the hard work of willing volunteers. Donating your time for the good of your

How Understanding Welding Inspections Can Improve Your Welds

Professional welds are often carefully regulated based on blueprints and designs that ensure they will perform well under pressure and have a clean appearance. Weld inspections will take into account the weld’s location, the size and shape of the weld, and the materials used for

Basic Gas Cylinder Safety Tips for Welders

Baker’s Gas and Welding handles gas tanks every day in all of our locations, and we have seen all kinds of cylinders come into our shops to be refilled. Some are well-maintained and regularly tested, while others are a catastrophe waiting to happen. Here are

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

More than 600 welding students attended the Minnesota SkillsUSA competition to compete in a variety of events, and students from Ridgewater College took home six gold medals. They now advance to the national competition in Kentucky that will be held in June. Image Source Among

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Welder Morgan Bledsoe gave welding a shot when she wanted to learn about repairing her car, but while enrolled in a welding class, she learned that metal can be very forgiving and found both a career and a hobby as certified welder. While working during

What Are the Essential Simple Welding Tools for Your Shop?

Setting up an efficient, top-notch welding shop is all about having the right tools on hand for the job. Oftentimes a small, simple tool can make all of the difference in selecting the right welder settings or getting the metal workpiece cleaned up before getting

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Huron Welding in South Dakota spans back four generations to Jack Wold, who established the business in 1918 in a cramped workshop. Wold was among the first, if not the first, welders in the region. Image Source Through hard work, thrift, and innovation, Wold managed