Talking About Safety

If you’re a welder, you already know what we’re going to stress today. But just in case you haven’t heard this one yet, here it is: your safety equipment is your best resource as a welder. Investing in the proper equipment means protecting your body and your health and helps ensure that you’ll have a …

The Wide World of Welding

If you’re reading our blog, it probably means you’ve got a healthy interest in the subject of welding. As you start exploring this topic, we think it’s worth noting that welding is an incredibly broad field with a great deal of moving parts. The term “welding” itself covers a large array of different techniques and …

Creating Wealth at a Young Age

The plain and simple truth is that our world is built in a manner that requires constant welding work. With so much equipment required to run the facilities we use every day, it’s inevitable that repairs, modifications, and replacements are necessary on a consistent basis. And the opportunities to build a career offering this essential …

The World of Welding Symbols

As a welder, it’s important to understand the world of welding symbols for more independent work. Where do welding symbols show up and how do you read them? When you’re working on a project from a blueprint, welding symbols indicate what types of welds are required for the varying components involved in the job. They …

Pricing Your Work

Are you an independent welder wondering how much to charge for your skills? It’s important to avoid underpricing your work if you’re starting out so you don’t hurt others in your industry, but how do you decide what amount is right? Instead of making some guesses about your hourly, let’s discuss some of the things …