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Welding Project Plans: Baseball Backstop

Welding Project Plans: Baseball Backstop

The air may still have a chill and some may still have snow on the
ground outside their homes, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start preparing for
baseball season. And if there’s one thing that can bust a window or dent the
siding, it’s a hardball. That’s where this welding project can come to the

Posted as an award-winning welding project at the Lincoln Electric Canada site, this pitching screen is a great welding project and a very practical tool for any aspiring baseball player. It’s large and sturdy enough to handle.

Lincoln pitching screen

Welding Project Plans

The pitching screen plans available at Lincoln’s Canada site are quite detailed and
helpful. In fact, you can just download it, print it out, and get to work in no
time. However, if you’re going to tackle a project like this, you’re going to
need the right welder for the job. Here are some welders that you could consider
using in order to handle a project like this:

ESAB EM 210: ESAB has revolutionized the portability of welders with this machine. Coming in at a whopping 29 lbs this tiny machine packs a punch offering dual voltage 120/230V! This welder is an inverter-based welding system that comes ready to tackle steel, stainless and aluminum. Features professional-grade arc like characteristics and full featured digital controls which enable fine-tuning of the arc performance to deliver the most superior welds.

Millermatic 211 All in One MIG Welder: This best selling welder is easy to set up and provides smooth starts when you set up to weld. You won’t have any limitations to what you can weld with the 211, making it a versatile machine for projects of all sizes because it packs in so much power.

With the right welding project plans and the right welding machine, you’ll be
able to strike your arc and get to welding in no time.

Ed Cyzewski


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