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A community made of welders for welders, open 24/7 for questions and help (and showing off)

There are forums and chat boards all over the internet for welders. None of them come close the size of r/Welding on Reddit. Reddit is known as "the front page of the internet" so it comes as no surprise that welding has found a home there. The forum r/Welding on Reddit has 315,000 users and counting. There are other welding communities on Reddit like r/Weldingporn or r/WeldingMemes but by far r/Welding is the most popular and helpful.

How welding videos on TikTok are generating a massive audience

Usually TikTok is thought of as an app for young people that is full of dancing and singing videos, in reality this is not the case. If you take a look, #Welding has started to generate massive amounts of views on the platform to the tune of 5.6 billion views on that hashtag alone.

Celebrating National Tradesmen Day 2020 with Baker’s Gas

National Tradesmen Day is a day to remember, thank, and celebrate the world’s tradespeople for all the work they do behind the scenes that keep our lives running smoothly. It can be thankless and grueling, yet necessary and vital work.

Weekly Welding Roundup--Welding News

Check out the big savings on bundled welding supplies and cutting edge welders and welding helmets at Baker’s Gas and Welding this holiday shopping season. If you’ve been waiting for the best deals on torch cutting kits, plasma cutters, or the latest welders from ESAB, Miller, and Lincoln Electric, this is the time to visit the home page of Baker’s newly updated website. 

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

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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

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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.

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. 


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. 


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.

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...

Safely Setting Up a Welding Machine for New Welders

During the holiday season there will be many welders picking up new welding machines and welding supplies for their shops and home welding projects, but if you’re new to welding, you need to spend some time making sure your welder is safe to use

When to Use Pulse for TIG Welding

TIG welding with the pulse feature is most often done for thin metals such as aluminum and can also be used with copper and varieties of steel. Pulsing can be set up with a foot pedal or as a setting on your TIG welder, but...

Welding Supplies for a Professional Welding Shop

Professional welding takes a lot of practice and skill, but it also helps to use top of the line tools and materials that will make your work all that much easier and precise. Professional welding is all about efficiently creating top notch welds, and if...

Welding Project: Welding a Custom Corner Desk

When you’re dealing with a tight space and you can’t quite find the right piece of furniture for a corner, the best solution is to weld your own furniture to get the most out of your room. In the case of this welding project, the...

Welding Projects for Your Shop

Buying a welder is just the start of what you need in order to start welding. Besides picking up welding safety gear and welding supplies, you’ll also need to set up a welding shop at home that is safe and convenient. While you could buy...