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Easy-to-read articles and reviews to help hobbyists, artists, and backyard DIYers choose and use the best welders and welding gear.

because with the right equipment and knowledge, welding enthusiasts find greater success and enjoyment of this creative, yet practical, craft.

MIG Welding with 100% CO2 Shielding Gas
Ever wonder why some welders prefer MIG welding with 100% CO2 shielding gas instead of using a blend of argon[...]
25 Horseshoe Welding Projects From Easy to Extraordinary
Whether you're a weekend hobbyist welder, a blacksmith or a professional welder, horseshoes offer endless possibilities for useful metalworking projects.[...]
Welding Projects For Fall and Thanksgiving
Autumn Crafts to Weld The holidays are just around the corner! You know what that means. The pumpkin spice lattes[...]
Top 5 Plasma Cutters Under $1000
Cut Project Times with the Best Plasma Cutters Under $1000 Cutting your metal stock to size before welding it can[...]
How to Make Small Welding Projects From Scrap
You’ve got the bug to start welding and have purchased your first welder. Now you’re ready to dig in. But[...]
Hobart 140 vs Lincoln 140: A Full Comparison
Many in the market for a good-quality 140 amp MIG welder for home or small-business use will face a Hobart[...]
What Size Wire for Welder Extension Cord? 120V/240V
Need to know what size wire for welder extension cord safety and performance? There’s no doubt that a lightweight, undersized[...]
How to Become a Welder: Steps to a Professional Career
Build a Career as a Professional Welder When erecting the 5.4-ton Iron pillar of Delhi in India at around 310[...]