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Introducing the New Lincoln Ranger Air 260MPX: Your Work Truck Companion

The Lincoln Ranger Air 260MPX is here to revolutionize the way you ...

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Miller Multimatic 220 Accessory Guide - Before You Buy

Read this blog and watch our Youtube video before buying your Multimatic 220. We review the machine and go over optio...

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A Comprehensive Guide to Welding Gases and Mixture Ratios

Determining the correct gas and mixture for your welding project is pivotal if you're looking to achieve quality results. Our guide outlines the different types of gas...

Selecting the Right TIG Torch and Accessories for Your Welding Machine

Need some help finding the right TIG torch and consumables? Get the job done right the first time by making sure you have what you need to succeed.

Power Up Safely: Find the Correct Generator Size for Your Welder

Better to have it and not need it than to need it and not have it. Join us as we discuss how to determine the correct size...

Unveiling the Enhanced Miller Multimatic 220 AC/DC Welder – Now with 6010 Stick Electrode Capability!

Just when we thought the 220 couldn't get any better, Miller added 6010 welding capabilities to their new 2024 Miller Multimatic 220 line!

Choosing the Right Welding Gun: MIG, Spool, or Push-Pull?

With all of the different guns you can use when MIG welding, you'll want to make sure you're selecting the right one to get the job done...

The Best Tungsten for TIG Welding Stainless Steel

Welding stainless steel demands precision and expertise, and the choice of tungsten electrode is a critical factor in achieving flawless welds.

Unveiling the Power of the Miller Trailblazer 330 Welder

The Miller Trailblazer 330 has unmatched performance, user-friendly features, cutting-edge technologies, optimal cooling, reduced maintenance, and a compact design.

Before You Buy: Unlocking Efficiency with the Miller Multimatic 255 Pulsed MIG Welder

As you consider your options, it's clear that the Miller Multimatic 255 Pulsed MIG Welder stands out with its unmatched performance, innovative features, and comprehensive...

Unleashing Precision and Power with Hypertherm

Hypertherm is regarded as one of the leading manufacturers of plasma cutters. Come find out why are they are the best of the best in the industry.

Spark Success in 2024: New Year's Resolutions for Welders

Here's to a year filled with sparks of success and continuous improvement! Happy welding in 2024!

Welder Showdown: Miller Multimatic 215 vs. Lincoln POWER MIG 215 MPi vs. ESAB Rebel EMP 215ic

Each of these machines offer features that are unique to the brand. You can't go wrong with either of them! Check out our buying guide and reviews...

Lincoln Electric Helmet Buying Guide: Which helmet is right for you?

Looking for a new helmet? Lincoln Electric, a trusted name in the welding industry, has some of the best hoods on the market. Check out our buying guide...

Welding Projects

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Valentine's Day Gifts You Can Weld Yourself

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, which means its time to get a gift for your significant other. You could always go the route of...

How to Make a Wooden Welding Cart for Two Machines

It is well known that welding carts can get very expensive. Even if you do not buy a pre-made cart, the amount of metal needed to...

Steel Bike Frame Welding & Fabrication - Is this a lost art?

In the world of cycling, bike frames made of carbon fiber have taken over the industry due to their light weight and stiffness. While the whole...

5 Holiday Welding Projects with Rebar and Other Metals

Before you run out to the supply store for some rebar and welding supplies, take a look at these five holiday welding projects to get...

3 Welding Projects for Welding Students and High School Shop Classes

If you’re a teacher looking for a few good welding projects, we salute you! Keep reading for 3 high school level welding projects...

Fitness Equipment Welding Projects

There are a lot of popular workout routines trending right now from pickleball to cross fit, but no matter how you stay fit, you need the right...

3 Outdoor Patio Furniture Welding Projects

If you’ve ever picked up some patio furniture from the store, there’s a good chance that some of the welds will start rusting after a few years....

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...

Looking For Side Work? Check Out These 3 Stair Rail Welding Projects

If you pay attention to what’s popular in the world of interior design, you know that metal stair rails are extremely popular. New builds and remodels often...

Holiday Welding Projects: 2 Christmas Trees You Can Weld

One of the best parts of being a welder is being able to put your skills to work in unconventional ways. Throughout the...

Don’t Carve Your Pumpkin, Weld It! 3 Pumpkin Welding Projects

Halloween is upon us, and flickering jack o lanterns are popping up on every porch in America. This year, instead of carving a pumpkin that will rot...

Get Ready for Winter with These 3 Fall Welding Projects

The official start of autumn is only days away and as the temperature drops, you may feel the need to batten down the hatches and prep your...

Elevate your TIG Performance with Diamond Ground

Are you looking you looking for TIG accessories that will take your TIG welding experience to the next level? Then lo...

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Unleashing the Power of Protection: Black Stallion FR Gear at Baker's Gas and Welding

Having the right gear for the job and staying protected is a must. When it comes to FR, Black Stallion has you covered.

Considering the Millermatic 255? Here's What You Need to Know Before You Buy

At Baker's, we've unboxed and tested the Millermatic 255, and we're here to give you the lowdown on why it might just be the welding...

The All New ESAB Sentinel A60 - Unlock Peak Performance

The new A60 is the predecessor to the Sentinel A50, improving in almost all aspects of the already great helmet. Keep reading below to learn more about...

2022 Holiday Gift Guide

Get ready for good times and the perfect welding presents! Explore our curated selection of unique and practical gifts - perfect for every welder on your...

A Beginners Guide to Buying Your First Welder

We are here to guide you with some quick tips and things to consider. Process, Material, Duty Cycle, Power & More!  It is a big purchase and...

The Two Best Entry Level Welders for Each Welding Process

Learning to weld and looking for some direction on a first welder?  We picked the following welders based on customer feedback, overall popularity, and price point.

The All New Lincoln Electric Power MIG 215 MPi is Here!

Take a look at Lincoln Electrics newest welder! The POWER MIG 215 MPi is the next generation of Lincoln Electric welders. This welder has advanced features like Ready....

The Rule-Defying MiniArc Rogue ES 180i

ESAB knows all about putting big power into small packages. The new Miniarc Rogue ES 180i is no exception. Stick and TIG weld up to 1/2"...

Choosing the Right Victor Cutting Kit

The Victor cutting torch series has a wide range of cutting outfit options that are ideal for metal workers and welders at both the professional and hobby...

Comparing the Millermatic and ESAB Rebel

Welders looking for a new MIG welder? We’re comparing two of our bestselling machines from Baker’s Gas and Welding: Miller’s Millermatic 211 and the ESAB Rebel EM...

MIG Welding

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Lincoln Electric's Newest Welder - POWER MIG 211i MP

Lincoln Electric has just released the brand new Powermig 211i MP. This machine is designed to be simple and reliable for many years to come. Keep reading...

New ESAB MIG Welder - EM 210 Powerful and Affordable

MIG Welding Aluminum Spool Gun Tips

Learning to MIG weld aluminum can be tricky! Once you master it much easier than other aluminum welding options. Aluminum is soft which presents some challenges. We have some tips...

How Switching to MDX Consumables Will Change How You MIG Weld

You already know that wire feeding through MIG guns has added a level of unmatched convenience and simplicity to many welding and production...

Introducing the New Millermatic 255 Pulsed MIG Welder

The new Millermatic 255 Pulsed MIG Welder releases in January 2019 and promises to take the popular Millermatic 252 MIG welder to the next level with its...

Ready, Set, Weld with the New Lincoln Power MIG 260 Welder

Get ready to weld with the recently updated and improved Lincoln Power MIG 260 welder that will take your repair work, maintenance jobs, and light industrial fabrication...

Is It Time to Upgrade to the Millermatic 252 MIG Welder?

For welders and fabricators looking for a powerful and durable MIG welding machine that is easy to set up, use, and clean up, the Millermatic 252 from...

Comparing Applications for Thick Welding Wire and Thin Welding Wire

The success of MIG welding projects depends on picking the right wire electrode for the job. While you’ll first need to choose between solid core wire that...

Solid Wire Compared to Flux Core Wire for MIG Welding

Welders who have just spent over $1,000 on a brand new MIG welder may be hesitant to pick up a canister of shielding gas. That’s especially the...

How to Make a Stronger MIG Weld

MIG welding downhill works great for thin metal and joints that won’t see a lot of pressure and heavy use. However, once you start welding thicker metals...

6 Flux Core MIG Welding Tips

MIG welding with fluxed core wire is significantly easier to set up than MIG welding with shielding gas. When you enter shielding gas into the mix, you...

TIG Welding

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Unveiling the 2024 Miller Multimatic 220: Elevating TIG Welding with High-Frequency Precision

High frequency TIG breakdown on the new Miller Multimatic 220.

The Best Tungsten for TIG Welding with a Miller Dynasty

By carefully choosing the right tungsten electrode based on your welding requirements and the capabilities of the Miller Dynasty...

The Best Tungsten for TIG Welding Thin Material

Thin materials, often defined as those with thicknesses below 1/8 inch (3.175 mm), present unique challenges during welding.

Scratch Start, Lift Arc, & High Frequency TIG Differences Explained

We discuss the differences between scratch start TIG, high-frequency start, & lift arc TIG welding. Check out this Bakers Gas blog for the answers!

CK Worldwide Basic Consumables Guide

Figuring out what TIG consumables to order can be tricky. We are here to help explain how to select the correct CK Worldwide consumables for your TIG...

CK Worldwide Torch Guide

Everything you need to know if you are considering upgrading your current TIG set up to a CK Worldwide TIG Torch. The cool thing about CK Consumables...

What the Furick!

We love supporting small businesses and entrepreneurs with innovative quality products, and Professional Motorsport Fabricator Michael Furick, has a product line worth checking out! The entire...

TIG Tuesday: How to Choose the Right Tungsten for TIG Welding and What Tungsten is Best for Your Setup

Once you’ve invested in a top of the line TIG welding machine for aluminum welds or detailed projects, get the most out of your welds...

Affordable and Powerful TIG Welding with the Lincoln Squarewave TIG 200 Welder

TIG welders will find a lot to love about the flexibility and variety of features available in the lightweight and versatile Squarewave TIG 200 welder from Lincoln Electric. 

Which Welder Is Best for TIG Welding Aluminum?

When it comes to what welder is best for AC TIG welding we are here with the inside scoop. Best value, price, capabilities, pros, cons and more....

How to Choose A Shielding Gas for TIG Welding

You can’t cut corners in TIG welding–or at least you shouldn’t if you want to get repeat business or you want your welds to look good. While...

Stick Welding

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Power on the Go: The Lincoln Electric Sprinter 180Si Stick Welder

The Lincoln Electric Sprinter 180Si stick welder redefines portability without compromising on power.

Unleashing Welding Freedom: Fronius AccuPocket 150 Stick Welder

The Fronius AccuPocket 150 Stick Welder introduces a new era of welding freedom, allowing you to operate autonomously without the need for a constant power...

New Battery-Powered Portable Welding with AccuPocket Welders

Mobile welders and welders who need a highly portable welding machine can save a lot of time and headaches with the new lightweight AccuPocket welding...

Stick Welding Tips for Uphill, Horizontally, and in Circles

Stick welding is the most forgiving welding process compared with MIG and TIG applications. Best yet, it can be used for a variety of materials in various...

How to Beat the Slag in Stick Welding

Stick welding is the best welding process for beginning or advanced welders who need to make clean, strong welds on metal that isn’t clean or ideal for...

Start Welding with a Classic Lincoln Stick Welder

Lincoln’s basic stick welder, also known as a “tombstone” welder is one of the easiest welders to start using and one of the most affordable machines on...

Get Stuck with a Stick Welder and a 7018 Electrode

There’s a lot of talk about using 6010 or 6013 electrodes for stick welding because they’re ideal for beginners. They tend to work great in a variety of...

How to Properly Maintain Your Arc Welding Electrodes

Arc welding requires that the welder use electrodes (welding rods) which have wire inside them, which means that they need to be properly maintained and stored in...

Learning to Weld with a Stick Welder or Buzz Box

One of the first places beginning welders go for a new machine is the used welder listings at Craig’s List where they check out used stick welders....

An Introduction to Carbon Arc Welding

Carbon arc welding is one of the oldest welding techniques that are still in use today.  The process of carbon arc welding uses low voltage, high amp...