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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

If you love craft beer, thank a welder! Welding inspectors Matt Young and Keanan Janus had been inspecting the stainless steel welds at a brewery when they realized that they could do better TIG welds on their own. The two started welding on the weekend,

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

The Ironworkers Local 27 hosted 28 high school welding teams in Magna, Utah for a Skills USA  welding and fabrication competition. The event aimed to raise more awareness about welding as a trade and as an incentive for students to improve their welding skills. Image

3 Car Welding Project Ideas

One of the best parts of being a welder is being able to customize things exactly to your liking. Your car is the perfect canvas to let your creativity loose. With a little practice, the right welding machine, and some instructions to point you in

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Wade Morris worked on pipelines and in various welding industry jobs before accepting a position as a welding instructor at Barton Community College. Morris focuses on the skill and technique of welding by getting students in the booths as much as possible, trying to minimize

3 Welding Projects to Spring Clean Your Shop

No matter how much or how little snow is on the ground in your part of the country, spring will be here before you know it. When the weather begins to warm up, most of us get the urge to clean, organize, and prepare for

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Is rig welding for you? In a recent edition of the Fabricator, Jim Mosman writes that he has seen many of his former welding students earn significant salaries as rig welders in the Permian Basin (located primarily in Texas), and that the long days and

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Deanna Drew inherited a welding program at Amboy High School in Illinois that she admits was in bad shape. The students had an inadequate number of dated helmets, old machines, no safety jackets, poor ventilation, and water leaks that were too close for comfort to

Introducing the Optrel Crystal 2.0 Welding Helmet

Realistic color and a perfectly clear, unclouded shade 2 inactive settings make the Optrel Crystal 2.0 welding helmet one of the most compelling welding helmet options on the market. You’ve never enjoyed a combination of safety and clarity like this when on the job site,

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Inmates in a Western Kentucky prison are thriving in a welding program that is preparing them for careers and helping them rebuild their lives by literally building things such as awnings and brackets for panels. The Fulton County Detention Center launched the Sparks Welding program

Welding Projects For Your Holiday Table or Dining Room

The holidays are here, signalling not only the time for gift-giving but entertaining as well. This month at Baker’s Gas and Welding, our project post centers around welding projects for the table. Each idea is useful for entertaining and makes a great gift idea as