Top Welding Gifts for Your Favorite Welder

If you’re looking for perfect gift ideas for the welder in your life, look no further! Whether they’re a professional welder, DIY welder, or an aspiring welder, you’ve come to the right place. Here you’ll find the ultimate list of gifts for welders.

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Gifts for Welders That All Will Enjoy

Welders All-In-One Backpack

Lincoln Electric Welders All-in-One Backpack | Tool, PPE and Electronics Storage |...
  • MILITARY GRADE DURABILITY - Exterior made of ballistic grade 1680 Denier nylon for...
  • EXTERNAL STORAGE NET - Adjustable netting can be used to store all sizes of welding...
  • EASY TO ACCESS TOOL STORAGE - Front open main storage compartment with multiple pockets...

Here’s a durable backpack made especially for welders and metal fabricators. It’s designed to hold metalworking tools, electronics and a welding helmet. With this backpack, your welder can store and transport all their gear from one work site to the next.

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Welding Table

Eastwood Adjustable Steel Welding Table Strong Hold Industrial Workbench Table Welding 14...
  • This Entire Table Folds Up So That It Can Be Easily Stored
  • 14 Gauge Plated Work Surface
  • Three 1.1" Inch Wide Slots For Easy Clamp Configuring

They load this sturdy welding table up with all the features your favorite welder would want in a portable welding table. Which makes it the ideal choice whether your welder is on the go, working in the garage or in their shop.  

Magnetic TIG Torch Holder

TIG Holder for Welding Torch/Magnetic Torch Holder/Weld Torch Metal Stand with Strong...

  • The TIG Torch Magnetic Stand Holder is made of Iron with Magnetic Base.
  • Prevents damage to fragile TIG torches.
  • It also works upside down.

Here’s a handy gadget that will be a welcome gift for any TIG welder’s shop. Besides helping to keep things organized, it also helps to prevent damage to the tungsten tip and ceramic nozzle. We all love gadgets that make our lives easier and this is one of them.

Angle Grinder

Makita 9557PBX1 4-1/2" Paddle Switch Cut-Off/Angle Grinder
  • Powerful 7.5 AMP motor for high output power in a more compact tool (only 4.5 pounds)
  • Small diameter barrel grip (only 2 to 1/2 inches) for added comfort
  • Labyrinth construction seals and protects the motor and bearings from dust and debris for...

What power tool would be on the top of a welders wish list? An angle grinder makes a great gift for welders! They can use this handheld power tool for a variety of metal fabrication jobs that include cutting, grinding, deburring, finishing and polishing. The perfect addition to any welder’s collection of essential tools!

Adjustable Angle Welding Magnet

LISHUAI New Adjustable Angle(20°~200°) Welding Magnet,Magnetic Welding Holder,Welder...

  • It can hold workpieces at multiple angles while leaving your hands free, safe and efficient.
  • Both inside and outside edges are magnetic.
  • Quickly adjustable for 20 - 200 degree angles.
  • The workpiece can be fixed quickly and accurately.

Who couldn’t use a helping hand in the shop while they’re welding? This adjustable welding magnet helps to ensure that angles are correct and items stay secure while welding.  

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C-Clamp Locking Pliers

ION TOOL 6 Pack - 11” C-Clamp Locking Pliers, Swivel Pads
  • Pack of 6 11" C-clamp locking pliers
  • 3.25” Opening capacity jaws
  • Constructed from high-grade heated alloy steel

This set of C-Clamp locking pliers is a must for any shop. They’re great for securing and setting up projects for welding. One is never enough, so this set comes in a packet of 6.

Welding Boots

Boots make great gifts for welders

Carolina 508 Welding Boot

  • Briar Pitstop Leather Upper
  • Kevlar® Welt Stitching
  • Steel Safety Toe Cap
  • Vibram® Heat-Resisting Outsole
  • Union Made in USA

One of the most practical and useful gifts for a welder is a pair of boots made for welding and shop work. The Carolina 6-inch work boot comes in a range of sizes to accommodate men and women welders. Known for their quality, Carolina Shoe Company makes these boots with all the features desired by welders. They’re also made in the USA by union workers!

Leather Welding Apron

QeeLink Leather Work Shop Apron with 6 Tool Pockets Heat & Flame Resistant Heavy Duty...

  • SUPERIOR PROTECTION: Heat & Flame-Resistant heavy duty split cowhide leather welding apron. Extra Long ( 24 inches wide x 36 inches tall ) full coverage apron protect to the knee.
  • MORE DURABLE: Made of thick split cowhide for durability. Wear & flame-resistant for protection from flame and spatter. Sewn with strong, heat resistant US Kevlar thread.
  • TOOL POCKETS: 6 pockets for tools and work accessories, including a cell phone pocket and a pencil pocket.

This multi-purpose unisex leather welding apron is an ideal welding gift for a nice addition to any welder’s personal protection equipment (PPE). Besides being flame-resistant, it also has several pockets for organizing tools and accessories.

MIG Welding Pliers

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Strong Hand Tools, Deluxe MIG Welding Pliers, 8-Inch, Rounded & Flat Face Hammer,Fine &...
  • Fine and coarse files
  • Flat and rounded hammer
  • V-notch for wire or nuts

These pliers need to be in every MIG welders tool arsenal. This all-in-one tool keeps a MIG welding torch running its best, plus it’s handy for light hammering and filing.

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Welder Start Up Kit

Forney Easy Weld 29801 100ST Welder Start-Up Kit, Welding Starter Kit
  • KIT INCLUDES: a Forney Easy Weld 100 ST Welder, auto-darkening welding helmet, 3/32”...
  • PERFECT FOR BEGINNERS: This kit is portable, and user friendly making it ideal for novice...
  • POWERFUL: The Forney Easy Weld 100 ST is small but mighty as it is able to weld up to 1/4"...

Do you know someone that wants to learn how to weld and needs a starter kit to get them going? Then this kit is the answer. This nice portable welder comes with the basics a beginner needs, including a quick start guide.

Anvil

Happybuy Single Horn Anvil 55Lbs, Cast Iron Anvil Blacksmith Withstands Heavy Blows,Anvil...
  • 【PREMIUM MATERIAL 55LBS】- This anvil is high-grade cast iron for high hardness,...
  • 【FUNCTIONAL STRUCTURE】- Round horn and flat horn. Rounded horn for smooth bending and...
  • 【SURFACE TREATMENT】- Fully polished surface area, through quenching treatment, the...

A staple item for every metal shop is the anvil. Used for a variety of tasks in metalworking from hammering to shaping metal items. No metal shop is complete without one of these.

Welding Helmet

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Instapark ADF Series GX990T Solar Powered Auto Darkening Welding Helmet with 4 Optical...
  • Solar-powered welding helmet with 4 arc sensors and auto-darkening filter and the largest...
  • Revolutionary new design with convenient external controls and adjustments for dark state,...
  • Wide range of variable shade adjustment from #5 -#13 with a resting shade of #4 and...

One of the most important pieces of safety equipment a welder owns is their helmet. Besides the cool blue flame design, this lightweight welding helmet has an auto-darkening lens, which is a favorite feature among welders.

Welding Gloves for MIG and Stick Welding

Revco GM1611 Top Grain Leather Cowhide MIG Welding Gloves with Reinforced Palm & Thumb &...
  • Mig welding gloves with soft cotton lining (not bulky) and seamless index finger
  • Grain cowhide leather palm, Split cowhide leather back
  • Reinforcement patches where you need it most: in the palm, thumb, & index finger

Any welder will appreciate getting a pair of high quality welding gloves. An important piece of PPE for welders, these gloves are made for welders who do MIG and stick welding. With sizes from small to XXL, they make a great gift item for both men and women who love to weld.

Welding Gloves for TIG Welding

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Lincoln Electric Premium TIG Welding Gloves | Top Grain Leather | High Dexterity | Extra...
  • MAXIMUM DEXTERITY - Soft grain leather construction for optimal hand flexibility and feel....
  • STRATEGIC HEAT RESISTANCE - Thin knit cotton top hand liner increases heat resistance and...
  • PADDED PALM - Soft, cushioned palm for superior grip comfort and added protection

These gloves offer close contact for the precise work that welders do with their TIG welders. With many upgraded features, these gloves are a favorite among TIG welders. 

Chipping Hammer

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Estwing BIG BLUE Welding/Chipping Hammer - 14oz Slag Removal Tool with Forged Steel...
  • FORGED IN ONE PIECE – The most durable, longest lasting striking tools available
  • VERSATILITY ON THE JOB – Perfect for cleaning and removing slag from all welds
  • BUILT FOR THE PRO – machinists, metalworkers, blacksmiths, fabricators, mechanics,...

This is the Cadillac of welding hammers! Your welder will appreciate the superior quality of this welding hammer for their hammering and chipping tasks. Made in the USA, this will be the last hammer your welder will ever need. 

MIG Welder

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Hobart 500559 Handler 140 MIG Welder 115V
  • 5-position voltage control selector adds a smooth, stable arc at all welding thicknesses
  • Welds 24 gauge up to 1/4 in mild steel; Weldable Materials: Steel, Stainless Steel and...
  • Welding Processes: MIG(GMAW), Flux Cored(FCAW)

If you’re looking for a great all-around MIG welder for your home or hobbyist welder, the Hobart 140 MIG welder is a top pick. This is a quality welder at a great price that is sure to be a winning gift choice.

Learn all about this easy-to-use welder in our Hobart 140 review.

TIP: Lately, prices on this welder vary a lot based on availability. Northern Tool has a great price here with free shipping.

Steel Welding Hanger Kit

S7 Steel Welding Machine Hanger kit Welding Helmet Hanger for Welder…

  • Hang up your welding hood and other tools to keep your work area clean and equipment
  • Can hold your face shield/welding hood, jacket, wrench, and more
  • The design allows it to be used on both large and small tanks

This simple and handy tool is a great idea for keeping welding accessories organized. It can hold a welding helmet, TIG torch, MIG torch, welding gloves and more. It will keep essential items within reach at all times and the shop uncluttered. A bonus is that it’s made in the USA!

Magnetic Welding Holders

TANKSTORM Welding Magnet New Set Tig Arc Mig Magnetic Welding Square Magnetic Welding...

  • 4-pack 50lb Strength Strong Welding Magnetic Arrow Holder
  • Holds material for accurate welded angles
  • Works for 45, 90, and 180 degree angles
  • Use For welding, soldering, and assembly

This set of magnetic welding holders will get used on so many metal working projects. With their ability to hold metal objects in place while welding at a variety of angles, they will be a favorite shop accessory for sure.

Welding Book

Farm and Workshop Welding: Everything You Need to Know to Weld, Cut, and Shape Metal (Fox...
  • Pearce, Andrew (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 160 Pages - 09/01/2012 (Publication Date) - Fox Chapel Publishing (Publisher)

This is the ultimate welders reference guide that every welder should have in their shop. Included in the book is everything you need to know to weld, cut, and shape metal. Plus, over 400 step-by-step photos to help you learn hands-on welding and avoid common mistakes. This makes a great gift for the welder in your life.

Corner Clamp

Hobart 770565 Two Axis Welding Clamp
  • For welding perfect 90-Degree corners on square tube, round tube and angle and channel...
  • Features a floating head and rotating spindle screw that adjusts to align and hold work...
  • Item Package Dimension: 14.25" L x 10.25" W x 2.25" H

When two pieces of metal need to be held together for a weld, this tool is the “go to” piece of equipment for the job. Make your welder’s life easier with this handy tool that will get a lot of use in the shop.

Thickness Gauge

QISF 2 Pack Stainless Steel Welding Gauge, Metal Welding Gage Plated Size Inspection Tool,...
  • 【Function】-- Multi-purpose 2 In 1 set Sheet Thickness Welding Gauge;Come with 1Pcs...
  • 【Wide application】-- Dual-Sided Round Wire Gauge:Gauging uncoated sheet, plate iron...
  • 【Material】-- Stainless steel

This handy gadget set is a great reference tool for metal workers. It makes figuring out the thickness of metal and the gauge of wire easy. 

Magnetic Level

Klein Tools 935RB Level, 8-Inch Torpedo Level with Rare Earth Magnet and Tapered Nose,...
  • Level's patented magnet track prevents powerful rare earth magnets from falling out
  • Large, easy-to-read high-visibility vials at 4 angles: level, 90, 45, and 30 degrees
  • Large, top-view vial window enables easy readability from multiple angles

Help your welder keep everything lined up for their projects with this high quality magnetic level. A premium choice with 4 different angles, magnetic bottom, and a v-groove that fits the contour of pipe. 

Welding Practice Kit

Welding Kit – 11 Gauge Steel Cube – Contains 6 Square Coupons – MIG, TIG, Arc,...
  • Get straight to the good stuff... welding
  • Save time sourcing, cutting and preparing practice materials
  • Ready-to-weld training kit contains six perfectly cut steel squares

These kits are great DIY gifts for welders. The steel cubes are challenging to complete and help beginning welders develop skills on basic welding joints.

Great Welding Gifts For Him

Flame Resistant Shirts

REVCO BLACK STALLION FR FLAME RESISTANT DENIM WORK SHIRT - FS8-DNM LARGE
  • 8 oz. flame resistant cotton work shirt
  • Long sleeve protection
  • Limited wash FR per ASTM 1506

Keep your welder safe when the sparks are flying with this great-looking flame resistant shirt. Designed to provide the protection he needs while being comfortable and durable at the same time.

Learn all about what makes a safe welding shirt.

Glassware

Welding, Welding gifts, Welder, Gifts for welder, New dad gifts, Father's Day gift, Dad...

  • American made restaurant/bar quality glass
  • Each glass is sandblasted by hand with the highest level of craftsmanship
  • Gift sets available

This high-quality glassware is made specifically with your welder in mind. Custom sandblasted by hand, it displays a welding helmet design, plus your welder’s name. The perfect gift for a hardworking welder after a long day of working with fire.

Flag T-shirt

Welder Vintage USA American Flag Welding T-Shirt

  • A vintage grunge distressed novelty t-shirt for men, women, boys, girls, son with welding skills.
  • Great Christmas, Father's Day or birthday gift for a friend or family member who welds.
  • Lightweight, Classic fit, Double-needle sleeve and bottom hem
  • Not a protective garment for use while welding.

Here’s a great t-shirt design for the patriot-welder in your life. The cool vintage grunge look is sure to be a winner.

Neck Gaiter

BENCHMARK FR Flame Resistant Face Mask Neck Gaiter, One Size, Light Gray
  • Arc & Flame Resistant for Life - This 5.2 oz material is a soft, inherent blend of...
  • Tired of Itching? Skin Safe & Lightweight - This FRC fire resistant fabric is safe to wear...
  • Safety Doesn't Have To Be Boring - it can be cool and comfortable. These were developed...

When your welder needs a little extra protection between the hood and shirt these neck gaiters are the answer. Flame resistant and comfortable, they are another great welding gift made in the USA!

Welder Hat

Welder Nation 8 Panel Welding Cap, Durable, Soft 10 oz Cotton Duck Canvas, for Safety and...

  • BUILT TO LAST - This very durable yet soft 10 oz. cotton canvas is known for how long it lasts and withstanding heavy use. This material is often used in jackets, coveralls, and overalls.
  • YOUR PERFECT WELDING CAP – Innovative 8 Panel Pattern. Exterior of cap is made with duck canvas and lined inside with comfortable cotton.
  • THE IDEAL FIT – No unicorn peak at the front and 10 available sizes. 7 ½” deep crown.
  • TRIED & TRUE - Stands up to extreme working conditions.

This welder’s hat offers extra protection from flying sparks for your welder. It’s a comfortable cotton canvas beanie known for its quality and ability to withstand heavy use.

POP Socket

Welding American Flag | Patriotic Gift For Welder Pipeliner PopSockets PopGrip: Swappable...
  • PopGrip with swappable top; switch out your PopTop for another design or remove it...
  • Expandable stand to watch videos, take group photos, FaceTime, and Skype handsfree.
  • Advanced adhesive allows you to remove and reposition on most devices and cases.

Phone accessories are always a welcome gift, and this pop socket is no exception. The collapsible grip provides a secure hold for easier texting, calling, photos, and selfies. While the expandable stand enables him to watch videos, take group photos, FaceTime, and Skype hands-free.

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Thoughtful Welding Gifts for Her | Girlfriend | Wife

Welding Helmet

Forney - 55860 Smoking Rose ADF Welding Helmet
  • SHELL AND HEADGEAR FEATURES: Lightweight, impact resistant, fireproof shell. Dual crown...
  • VIEWING AREA: 5.97 square inches (3.62” x 1.65”) viewing area. High-definition optical...
  • PERFORMANCE: External shade selector knob with grind option allows for quick shade...

Talk about cool welding gifts! This welding helmet combines an awesome design she’ll love with features she’ll appreciate. 

Flame Resistant Shirts for Her

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Wrangler Riggs Workwear womens Fr Flame Resistant Western Long Sleeve Snap Work Utility...
  • WESTERN STYLING. Authentic western styling gives this snap button down workshirt a classic...
  • FLAME RESISTANT. Designed to meet rigorous requirements, this FR work shirt has a Arc...
  • HEAVY-DUTY CONSTRUCTION. Finished with contrast stitching from Nomex (FR) thread at all...

Here’s a gift for her that is sure to please. Combining great style and the safety feature of flame resistance, this shirt will be a big hit. With many colors to choose from, you’re sure to find her favorite color offered.

Learn all about what makes a safe welding shirt.

Welder-Themed T-Shirts for Her

Womens Welder Shirts for Women - Metalworkers T-Shirt

  • The essential shirt for all female welders. Show your pride as a woman welder in a mostly male field of work.
  • Lightweight, Classic fit, Double-needle sleeve and bottom hem
  • Not a protective garment for use while welding.

A fun t-shirt is a great gift anytime of the year. Let her show off her life skills and brag a little with this fun item. Pick her favorite color from the assortment of colors offered.

Welder Hat

Welder Nation 8 Panel Welding Cap, Durable, Soft 10 oz Cotton Duck Canvas, for Safety and...
  • BUILT TO LAST - This very durable yet soft 10 oz. cotton canvas is known for how long it...
  • BUILT TO LAST - This very durable yet soft 10 oz. cotton canvas is known for how long it...
  • YOUR PERFECT WELDING CAP – Innovative 8 Panel Pattern. Exterior of cap is made with duck...

Protect her skin and hair from loose sparks with this fashionable welding hat. Fits under the welder helmet for the extra protection she needs. Available in a variety of colors and fun stitching accents.

Flame-Resistant Welding Sleeves

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Lincoln Electric Welding Sleeves | Split Leather & Flame Resistant (FR) Cotton | Heat...

  • Full coverage - each sleeve is 21 inches in length to provide full arm coverage for most individuals.
  • Elastic fit - each sleeve end has an elastic closure design to keep out debris and keep the sleeves in position.
  • 75% Leather - the lower and middle portion of each sleeve is constructed of premium leather to provide heat resistance and protection from spatter or sparks.
  • 25% FR cotton - the upper portion is made of 9 oz. Flame retardant (FR) cotton for improved arm mobility and comfort.

This is a gift that she is sure to appreciate. Designed to give arms the protection they need from sparks and spatter while welding and grinding.

Neck Gaiter

BENCHMARK FR Flame Resistant Face Mask Neck Gaiter, One Size, Soft FRC (Camoflage Face...
  • Arc & Flame Resistant for Life - This 5.2 oz material is a soft, inherent blend of...
  • Tired of Itching? Skin Safe & Lightweight - This FRC fire resistant fabric is safe to wear...
  • Safety Doesn't Have To Be Boring - it can be cool and comfortable. These were developed...

She will appreciate the added protection this neck gaiter will provide when welding. Made in the USA, it is flame resistant, comfortable and comes in a variety of colors and patterns.

Welding Themed Hoodie for Her

Cool I'm The Welder Gift For Women Funny Welding Wife Joke Pullover Hoodie
  • Show everyone that welding is not only for men. Grab this I'm The Welder Not The Welder's...
  • Best present for her on Birthdays, Christmas and other holidays. Fathers, kids, sons,...
  • 8.5 oz, Classic fit, Twill-taped neck

This welding themed hoodie is a great gift idea for the fall and winter months. Let her show off her pride in her skills with this hoodie. Available in an assortment of colors.

Welding Themed T-shirt for Girlfriend or Wife

Womens Welder Love, Welders Wife Girlfriend Gift Welding T-Shirt
  • Lightweight, Classic fit, Double-needle sleeve and bottom hem

Are you a welder looking for welding gift ideas for your girlfriend or wife? Got you covered! Love this design and she will too! It would be hard to pass this t-shirt up for the special person in your life.  

Welding Themed Hoodie for Girlfriend or Wife

Just a Girl in Love with Her Welder - Cute Welders Wife Pullover Hoodie
  • Perfect Welder's Wife or Welder Girlfriend Shirt Is a Great Tee Gift Idea for Woman, Girl,...
  • Cool Just a Woman Who Loves Her Welder Cute Welders Wife Quotes Design. Perfect...
  • 8.5 oz, Classic fit, Twill-taped neck

For the chilly fall and winter months, this hoodie will keep her warm when you cannot. A great design to show her how much you care.  

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Final Notes

Thank you for checking out my article on gifts for welders. 

I hope you have found some inspiring ideas to help you shop for the welder in your life.

I know you will make any professional welder, DIY welder, hobbyist welder or aspiring welder happy with any of these gift options.

Laurie Jones
 

Laurie enjoys DIY projects at home and in the garden, especially when giving upcycled items a new purpose. Other interests include jewelry making, photography, cooking, dogs and anything to do with horses.