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
A team of 100 welding students at the Tuscaloosa Career and Technical Academy joined together with the homeowners association of the Northwood Lake community in order to build a 35 foot by 14 foot playground. The homeowners association also donated $1,000 to TCTA’s career academy.
When your plasma cutter begins to wear down or doesn’t have enough punch for your cutting projects, Victor’s Trade in, Trade up promotion will help welders and metal workers save big on a new Thermal Dynamics plasma cutter purchase. This offer at Baker’s Gas and
Yard sale season is in full swing, and while you may not be in the market for a used dresser or outdated TV set, yard sales can be an excellent place to find unusual, useful welding supplies. Some of our favorite welding projects are constructed
Now is the time save big on Miller Electric’s bestselling welders. Miller Electric has introduced the newest version of their popular Build with Blue rebate program. In sweetening the deal, Miller has now added the ability to bundle your welding accessories and additional equipment with each welder.
The original Superior Welding Shop in Hutchinson, Kansas is celebrating its 100-year anniversary this year and is still going strong. The company was started in 1917 by Hugh Glass who offered welding services and machine work. However, after 5 years, Glass also began teaching welding
Welder and former logger Mark Looper has combined his two talents into his latest endeavour: creating works of art out of metal and blending them into the natural world. His works resemble trees, birds, and vines, sprouting roots out of railings and adding birds to
The Pasco County Jail, near Tampa Bay, Florida, has provided a welding class that has kept all of its former students out of jail after release. Over the course of four ten-hour days each week, non-violent inmates participate in a comprehensive welding class that provides experience
As a teenager Lonnie Benn saw his dad welding cylinder regulars, and he soon picked up his own torch, cutting names into metal plates, welding the cars of his friends, and even attempting to construct his own open cockpit submarine in his backyard. Image Source
It’s hard to know how exactly to answer questions about “what a new welder” needs in order to start welding because every person has a slightly different setup at home, different tools on hand, and very different assumptions about welding. While we can’t guarantee that