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High School Welding Class Projects

It’s back to school time across the country, and while many teachers are stocking up on number two pencils, many trade-focused teachers are stocking up on metal and welding gear. High Schools across the country continue to offer essential trade-skills classes including woodshop and welding.

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

A growing number of high school students in the Kansas City area are considering welding careers due to a significant demand for welders in their region. Manufacturers are making their needs known, and the Fort Osage Career and Technical Center has responded by offering welding

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

The biggest barrier to a career in welding is a lack of training. Many manufacturing and equipment companies are looking for experienced welders who are ready to step onto the job ready to go. That’s especially true in Pennsylvania, where residents are struggling to find

6 Welding Projects for the Birds This Spring

The weather is warm, the flowers are up and spring is finally here. You don’t have to be a master gardener or a sharp-eyed bird watcher to thoroughly enjoy spring, your welding skills can come in incredibly handy too. This month we’ve rounded up 6

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Hundreds of high school and middle school students lined up to participate in the American Welding Society’s Educational Mobile Unit outside an Angleton, Texas school. The career and welding trailer provides four welding simulators, examples of welding projects, and information about a welding career. For

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

NASA’s planned trip to Mars in the 2030’s is one step closer to reality now that the massive fuel tanks have been completely welded together. NASA’s New Orleans manufacturing facility is home to the Vertical Assembly Center (VAC) welder, the world’s largest welding machine. The

Deals for Baker’s Birthday and the Olympics of Welding

August is a month of celebrations at Baker’s Gas and Welding as this family-owned company turns 80 this year after being owned and operated by the same family since 1936. It’s hard to imagine what the company’s founder would think of the ways this company

The Benefits of Buying Welders and Welding Gear from Distributors

When researching the best welder, welding helmet, or welding supplies for your next project, you may check out the websites of manufacturers to watch a few demonstration videos, to read the specs, and to see if there are any new products in the pipeline. While

How to Use a Low Amperage MIG Welder

Sometimes you’ve got a simple MIG welder in your shop and you need to ask a lot of it for a large to medium project. If you can’t pick up a machine with more amperage, your best bet is to carefully use your lower power