Certified pipe welders, can earn as much money as a doctor, making this type of certification one of the most desired in the welding field. Because the salary is so high, earning certification for pipe welding can be difficult; don’t underestimate the power of practicing!
Before you even begin pipe welding, follow this simple and useful tip from GoWelding.org: “. . . get your structural welding skills down first, otherwise it will take more time to learn to weld pipe!”
The welding videos below provided by YouTube user Jad31682 are focused on SMAW 6G pipe, which can be applied to most of the pipe welding positions. These are just the first two in a 4-part series of SMAW 6G pipe videos.