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

Is This the Most Versatile Cutting Torch on the Market?

The Detroit Torch Cobra DHC2000 is fast becoming one of the most talked about Oxy-Acetylene cutting systems on the market. This simple, ergonomic pistol-grip torch is designed to efficiently deliver heat in a low velocity, highly concentrated flame that can weld most common metals, even

How to Choose Which ESAB Rebel Welder Is Right for You

The ESAB Rebel offers a full range high and low power settings in a portable machine capable of stick, MIG, and TIG welding. The full range of ESAB’s Rebel multiprocess welders are priced competitively between $1,699 and $2,999 at Baker’s Gas and Welding as of

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

A military veteran and now welding shop co-owner, Chanda Maldonado is busy recruiting more women to get involved in welding in Chattanooga, TN. She pitches a welding career to women saying,  “It’s very empowering to do this.” Maldonado learned welding from her welding shop co-owner