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Logan Utah Gets New Welded Arch Downtown

The welding project for the Center Street arch was funded by members of the community, and it will be unveiled as part of a larger downtown renovation event that will include a Christmas parade, tree lighting ceremony, and candy ornaments. Sidewalks throughout downtown have been expanded and businesses look forward to the arch that will signal a new era is the town’s growth and development. 

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.

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. 

3 Camping Welding Projects

A well-used camping welding project hack can make your time off the grid easier and more enjoyable. Although you can always order camping gear online, some of the best equipment is homemade.

Weekly Welding Roundup–Young Welder Travels the World for Competitions

Welder Ryan Fincher, 21, of Cedartown, GA finished just short of winning the spot of U.S. representative for the WorldSkills welding competition three years ago. He then got to work, practicing his welds for hours at a time, even quitting his full-time welding job in

 

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

Weekly Welding Roundup–A Passion for Creative Welding

Josie Hunter took a welding class in high school purely by chance, but it didn’t take long for her to realize that she had stumbled onto a passion for her life. Hunter now welds just about any kind of metal together for custom artwork, creating

Weekly Welding Roundup – Welding News -Rig Welding Career?

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 packed schedules can result in six figure salaries. 

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News Hot, Dirty, and in Demand!

The welding program at Flint Hills Technical College continues to grow by leaps and bounds, expanding from an 11,000 square foot space to a 14,000 square foot space. The most recent class included 19 students, prompting instructors to add an additional booth to the 18 booths at the school.

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding Jobs and Training News

Spokane, Oregon’s beloved artist and educator, sister Paula Mary Turnbull, has passed away after spending years creating iconic welding artwork around town and educating visitors to her convent. Turnbull viewed teaching art as central to her mission, and she created the popular “Garbage Goat” sculpture

4 Summer Welding Projects for Boats

Warm weather is here which means that it’s time for weekends at the lake, campfires and lazy afternoons out on the boat. There are few things sweeter than fishing, tubing and swimming with your family as you make memories under the summer sun. Thankfully, your

Welding Projects You Can Donate To Your Community

Successful, happy communities are founded on the gifts, time and talents of those who live there. Beautiful parks, clean rivers and safe schools don’t just happen, rather they are sustained by the hard work of willing volunteers. Donating your time for the good of your

Welding Serves as Both a Hobby and a Career

Welder Morgan Bledsoe gave welding a shot when she wanted to learn about repairing her car, but while enrolled in a welding class, she learned that metal can be very forgiving and found both a career and a hobby as certified welder. While working during  

Kansas City Students Consider Welding Career

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

High School Student Graduates from College Level Welding Course

High school student Sue Ellen M. Linn, 17, will be graduating from high school and a college-level welding program simultaneously. Linn took a series of dual credit high school classes that counted toward a college welding degree at Iowa Central.

 

Worker's Death Investigated

This week’s welding roundup has a pile of articles on welding jobs and welding education opportunities. It seems that the word is getting around that careers in welding are a viable option for many with high demand and excellent salaries. However, no two paths to

 

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.

What Do You Need to Get Started with Welding?

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.