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Sakgit Valley College Weld Club

The welding club, led Mary Kuebelbeck, a welding instructor at SVC, partnered with the city to fabricate a geese sculpture for the city welcome sign originally, and the relationships built with local fabrication businesses and the sense of accomplishment sparked a 10-year sculpture partnership.

A Beginner's Guide to MIG Welding

Here is a batch of questions about beginning as a MIG welder, finding the best equipment and materials, and optimizing your welding set up for the best possible results. 

Weekly Welding Roundup–$135,000 Donation Provide 18 Brand New Machines to Students

When Consolidated Precision Products looked for trained welders for their Selmet factory in Oregon, they saw a need for new welding machines at Linn-Benton Community College. In fact, current instructor Marc Rose learned his trade at the same school in the mid-1970’s on machines that  

Daughter Joins Father's Welding Business

While Jimmy Byrd has been working as a welder since the age of 18, his daughter Kristin took a very different path before entering the family welding business. 

Weekly Welding Roundup–Fabform Partners with Students for Learning Opportunity

Welding students in Oregon have received real world welding experience, practical projects, and a healthy challenge as they learned their craft through their school’s partnership with Fabform Industries. The students in the intermediate and advanced classes have worked on projects for the company with supplies

Single Mother Becomes Welding Instructor

Bandy Killeen took welding classes on the side at West Virginia Northern Community College while working at a marketing company in town. The single mother was one of the only women at the school, and she welded alongside men who were ten or twenty years

Be the First to Know about New ESAB Welders

The first truly all-process welders are going to be released in 2018 from ESAB, but Baker’s Gas and Welding is already checking out these machines and preparing to get them in stock. As the leading online store for welding deals and discounted welders, we’re making

5 Easy Welding Projects for Thanksgiving

The Holidays are upon us once again, and based on what you see in the stores this time of year, it is certainly easy to go straight from the pumpkins of Halloween to the evergreen trees of Christmas without pausing much for Thanksgiving.

Save Big on Miller TIG Welders and Generators

Do not miss out on the Miller Build with Blue Rebates! Now is the best time to pick up a brand new Miller Electric Trailblazer, Dynasty, Bobcat, or Millermatic MIG welder during the extended Build with Blue promotion at Baker’s Gas and Welding. You’ll find the most competitive discounts on Miller Electric welding machines, welding gear,


NASA Welding Project Reaches Milestone

Welder Larry Berg always kept himself busy in his free time with side welding projects while working for 18 years at a company in his home town. When the struggling company let him go during the recession, Berg turned to his side work as his


6 Stick Welding Tips for Working in Multiple Positions

Stick welding is the mainstay of shipbuilding and construction industries, and it’s also one of the most flexible welding processes for multiple locations. Depending on the material, location, and size of the weld, you can just swap out different electrodes, strike an arc, and get...

5 Simple, Satisfying Projects For the Beginning Welder

As a beginning welder, it’s easy to find yourself overwhelmed by what you’ve yet to master in the realm of welding knowledge. The best way to grow your skills is to head to your shop or garage and tackle some beginning projects.

Father and Daughter Teach Welding Class Together

Kory Fontes remembers crying during her first welding lesson with her father at the age of ten. Those days are long gone as she has now joined her father, Mike Fontes, as a fellow welding instructor in Cuesta College’s welding education program.

The Secret to Long Engine Life

Today’s guest blogger is Chris Wierschke of Miller Electric. A little preventative maintenance goes a long way in keeping your welder/generator in top shape. Proper maintenance extends engine/welder life, ensures peak performance at all times, maintains reliability/avoiding costly breakdowns, prevents voiding warranty coverage, and maximizes...

Get the Best Price on a 3-in-1 Welder

Some of the best selling welders at Baker’s Gas and Welding are the 3-in-1 welders that provide MIG welding, stick welding, and TIG welding all in one machine. The Thermal Arc Fabricator 181i 3 in 1 MIG/TIG/STICK Welder provides all of the features welders are