TIG Tips: Welding Carbon Steel Lap Joints, 2F Position

January 20, 2015
TIG Tips: Welding Carbon Steel Lap Joints, 2F Position

Tag teaming some lap joints with Roy. He's the bomb.

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Open Butt TIG Root Pass Techniques

January 13, 2015
Open Butt TIG Root Pass Techniques

Having trouble passing a 2 inch 6G weld test? Here's some tips to help you get your settings right on a test machine as well as some helpful techniques like dip keyhole and laywire.

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TIG Welding: Manual Pulse with Pedal

January 6, 2015
TIG Welding: Manual Pulse with Pedal

Learning some new tricks this week pulsing the pedal so bear with me.

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Stick Welding Rods

December 30, 2014
Stick Welding Rods

Stick rods, what the numbers mean, how they're used, examples with arc shots. lots of good info in here.

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Stick Welding: 3 Stick Welders to Consider

December 23, 2014
Stick Welding: 3 Stick Welders to Consider

Stick time! Happy Holidays, everybody!

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Piggy Bank Welding Project

December 16, 2014
Piggy Bank Welding Project

Made some metal piggy banks this week for my kids. There are plenty of better/cheaper ways to make these, but this way was a lot of fun.

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TIG Welding/Brazing with Silicon Bronze Filler

December 9, 2014
TIG Welding/Brazing with Silicon Bronze Filler

Big cups and little cups AC and DC. Gettin my braze on.

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TIG Welding with Torch Switch, 2t and 4t Settings

December 3, 2014
TIG Welding with Torch Switch, 2t and 4t Settings

Here are some general tips on how to get started with a machine whether it has knobs or a touchpad.

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Bookend Welding Project: Part 2

November 25, 2014
Bookend Welding Project: Part 2

More on last week's bookends

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Socket Weld Bookends

November 18, 2014
Socket Weld Bookends

My wife didn't like any of the bookends that I bought for my desk, so I made my own. I may have overdone it.

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