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Welding Events in April

After the excitement of March Madness, let welding sparks light up the month of April. Massachusetts residents are in luck; three out of the four welding events below take place around Bean Town. Enjoy! I didn’t include events that already took place or are no

How Underwater Welding Is Performed

Underwater welding is a process that is primarily used to make repairs on ships, pipelines and offshore oil platforms. 

Different Welding Techniques

Welding is the process in which two pieces of metal are joined using heat and electricity.  The type of metal you are welding will determine the technique that will provide you with the best possible result.

MIG Welding Tips

MIG welding is one of the most popular welding techniques being used today.  It can be used to weld a variety of metals and is one of the most in demand welding skills around.  Because of its versatility, MIG welding has become a favorite among

Welding Sheet Metal

The process of welding sheet metal is often used in auto body repair and metal finishing.  Welders working with sheet metal need to have patience and skill. The welding process used when working with sheet metal depends on the specific type of metal and how

Titanium Welding Tips

The process of welding titanium requires experience and knowledge in the proper welding techniques.  Using the wrong technique when welding titanium has been known to cause weld contamination and defects. Here are some tips! 

Different Types of Welding

Welding comes in many forms and techniques, each welding technique has something different to offer and will work better than others on different types of metals.  If you are just becoming interested in welding or have been around for a while and just want a

How to Weld Unique Bookends

Imagine it’s your brother’s birthday. He’s coming over for dinner after work, and you don’t have a present for him. You could roam the aisles of a big box store for the perfect gift, eventually settling on a gift that will break in a few

Soldering 101

While soldering isn’t exactly welding, it is an important and very relevant skill to have and master if you’re a welder or interested in welding techniques.  Soldering is the technique used to join two metals or other materials such as plastic to one another.  The

Welding as a Career

If you're like many people today, looking for a new career path may not just be an idea but a necessity.  With the closing of many companies and many people out of work, considering a career in welding may not be a bad idea.  Once

Gearz Welding Lesson – Welding In Replacement Sheet Metal PT.2

Late last month we introduced you to Stacey David, host of Speed Network’s Gearz, and his expert advice on how to weld in replacement sheet metal. As promised, here is the next installment in the two-part series

Gearz Welding Lesson – Welding In Replacement Sheet Metal

Stacey David, the host of Speed Network’s Gearz (a popular show on building and customizing automobiles), gives us his expert take on welding in replacement sheet metal. Which welder should you use, TIG or MIG? Which weld will hold the best with the least amount

Welding Repairs: Fix Huge Welding Gaps

Andy Fogarty, The At Home Welder, made a huge welding mistake on a custom iron railing. Now, here is where being prepared on the field comes in handy: Andy was able to fix his problem on site using the tools he had with him. Check

Welding Repairs: Damaged Threaded Holes

A few days ago I dropped my MP3 player in a sink full of water (serves me right trying to do dishes and dance at the same time, but let’s not get sidetracked). Since I’m electronically savvy, I was able to repair the player before