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Blacksmithing Coal

If we asked you to name welding’s earliest ancestor, of course you would know the answer: the blacksmith at his forge. Before we modern welders were firing up our oxy torches, we were smithing metals with the heat of fire itself. Many still do, especially in the expanding field of blacksmithing. You might not have …

Maritime Shipyard Welding Update

One of the classic products that always has, and always will, need expert welders is the ship. Shipbuilding through the last century grew in large part dependent on welding technology. From Rosie the Riveter to Her Majesty’s greatest shipbuilders, countless folks have been employed down by the shipyard. The maritime industry chugs forward like a …

Taking Welding Into the Future

Sidney Lee Welding Supply Co prides itself on offering our customers the best welding equipment available in the Atlanta, GA area. We’re always on the lookout for new trends in welding and enjoy sharing with you the cutting edge developments in our field. Although our welding supplies are made in the USA whenever possible, we …

New World Welding with Lasers

The practice of joining metals together by means of high heat, also known as welding, as existed for hundreds of years. So it is only natural that in the modern day, people will figure out new ways of doing this. With advances in nanotechnology—the operation of mechanical applications at the extremely tiny scale—we are beginning …

DIY Spotlight

Maker’s culture is in vogue, and so are the DIY artisans of the welding world. In this blog we will take a look at some uplifting stories of do-it-yourself welders in the news. If you are a student or hobbyist welder, you can depend on Sidney Lee for welding supplies in the Atlanta, GA area. …

Back to the Forge

As we’ve written here before, the oldest form of welding is old-fashioned blacksmithing at a forge. This tried-and-true way to weld metals together is alive and well in the modern world, too. Forge welding is favored by many traditionalists because it requires no electricity, or even welding gas, just a strong enough fire—and arms! Hitting …

Welding Underwater

Welding is an art that can be undertaken in a variety of environments: from atop a skyscraper, aboard a space station, and even underwater. With the right welding equipment, skilled machinists can join metal under almost any conditions. Contact Sidney Lee Welding Supply Co in the Atlanta, GA area for the tools you need to …