Stick Welding, MIG Welding, and TIG Welding Blog

OK Here's how this Welding Blog works: All the latest posts on welding tips and also the latest welding videos get posted here. , that means I will be making several new posts every day.


Fabtech 2014 Highlights

Video Highlights of Fabtech 2014

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Socket Weld Industrial Bookends

Video on how to Tig Weld a Socket weld Joint

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Stronghand Tools Magtab and other cool stuff

Video Highlights of Stronghand tools Booth at Fabtech 2014

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Tig Welding Videos

Short and free Tig Welding videos - Welding Stainless, Aluminum, Steel, and more

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Welding Projects on the Cheap

Post Your Welding Projects - Good, Bad, or Ugly - We Want to see

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Lincoln Aspect 375

375 Amp Tig Welder Inverter - the Lincoln Aspect 375

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Mig Welding Videos

Mig Welding Videos Reviewed for you, I wasted my time so you dont have to.

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Mig Welding Overhead Multi pass Tee drill

3 things that make all the difference for Mig welding overhead

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Tig Welding Basics part 4 Metal Prep

Video shows a few options for preparing steel for Tig Welding. Along with some arc shots on a coped pipe joint

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PlasmaCam Downdraft Chute

Video on fabraicating a downdraft chute for the PlasmaCam CNC plasma cutting table

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Skills USA Welding - An Interview with Matt Hayden

I had the pleasure of interviewing Matt Hayden who is a volunteer with Skills USA welding

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Mig Welding Basics part 6 Vertical uphill Tee Joint Drill

This Video shows Mig welding uphill using the Tee joint drill to get some cheap practice

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Mig Welding Basics part 6 Tee Joint Drill

This Video shows how to do the Tee Joint Drill to get better at mig welding

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6010 Open Butt Weld Practice on Plate

Video with crispest arc shots you ever saw welding 6010 open butt

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TIG Welding Torches

All About TIG torches - Water Cooled torches vs Air Cooled Torches

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TIG Welding basics part 3

Video showing Tig Welding Polarities and Why Aluminum is tig welded using AC...Arc shots too

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Welding Helmets and a few Tips and Tricks

In this video, several different style welding helmets are reviewed

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Mig Welding Basics part 5 Getting some practice

Lots of arc shots showing padding beads on thick metal as well as mig welding some thin sheet metal downhill

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TIG welding basics part 2 q&a

Video shows good and bad techniques for TIG welding along with answers to tig welding questions

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Mig Welding Basics part 4 - Avoiding lack of fusion

This Video shows good and bad techniques for Mig Welding and how to avoid lack of fusion

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TIG Weld basics part 1 - The Best Big overview on the net

This Video provides a Huge overview of ways to Tig weld along with different types of tig welders

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Mig Welding Basics part 3

This is part 3 of Mig Welding Basics- Setting wire speed and voltage without a chart

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Mig Welding Basics part 2

This is part 2 of Mig Welding Basics where we answer some questions from YouTube

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Mig Welding Basics

This Video on Mig Welding Basics shows how to set up a mig welder along with arc shots of what incorrect settings look like

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UA41 Welding Test Video

Video shows freehand root and hot pass plus cover pass using walking the cup tig welding technique for a 6g welding test

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Welding Cart Project part 5

This video shows part 5 of the welding cart project...building the bracket for the gas cylinders

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Scratch Start Tig - 2 Tips

Video shows 2 simple tips for getting better with a scratch start tig

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Welding Cart Project part 4

Video shows tig welding with silicon bronze and also tig welding aluminum - part 4 of building a welding cart project

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Welding Cart Project part 3

Video shows building a welding cart that will hold 2 gas cylinders along with sweet arc shots

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Welding Cart Project PArt 2

Part 2 Video of building a Welding Cart. Mig welding and scratch start tig used for this video

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Welding Cart Project

Video shows Tig Welding the base of a welding cart project

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A Mig Welding Macro Etch Test

Down and Dirty Tips for a Macro Etch Test...Video shows how household products can etch metal

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Tungsten Electrode Tips

TIG welding video shows tig welding box cutter blade, filling a hole, welding thick steel, and tungsten electrode tips

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Harbor Freight Welding Spoon

What is a Welding Spoon? I got mine at Harbor Freight. Video shows Filling holes in Stainless

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TIG Welding Cast Iron

Video with down and dirty tips on TIG welding cast iron to 409 stainless tubing

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Welding Distortion Fundamentals

Welding Distortion is Fun...except for Not really! Its no fun at all. This Video shows some basics on why metal distorts

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Old School Stick Welding still Rules. 6011, 7018, anyone?

For Stick Welding, just give me a buzz box and some 6011 stick rods and I'll be Happy

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6011 Welding Rods for Fab job

Video about Building a Dolly using 6011 welding rods and a Buzz Box

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Tungsten Electrodes Review

Video shows comparison of several type of tungsten electrodes, thoriated, lanthanated, ceriated, E3, and layzr

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UA41 Weld Test Root and Hot Pass Video

Video with arc shots with tips on passing the UA41 weld test

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Tig Welding Stainless Shafts

Video shows tig welding stainless steel shafts and how to straighten them

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Scratch Start Tig Welding Tips

Video shows scratch start tig welding some coped pipe joints- sweet arc shots and tips

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Tig Welding Steel and Heat Input

Video shows arc shots and affects of travel speed, amps, volts on Heat Input for TIG welding Steel

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Welding Tips and Tricks - TIG, MIG, Stick and a pantload of other info

Down and Dirty Welding tips and tricks , No PhD's allowed

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Tig Welding Stainless Steel Lap joints - 16ga

Video showing 4 critical tips for Tig welding stainless steel sheet metal lap joints

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Tig Welding Stainless Steel and Distortion

Video shows one weird Tip for Tig Welding STainless and preventing distortion

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Stick Welding Techniques

Video shows weird stick welding techniques that really work

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Pipe Welding Root Pass with 6010

Video shows tips for passing a pipe welding test using 6010 for the root

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115 Volt Mig Welder Doubler Repair

Pushing the limits on an entry level 115 volt mig welder

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