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Hundreds of the Best DIY Projects You Can Weld

When you think of welding, you immediately think of industrial welding in the workplace. But, as so many have found, it's a lot more than that. There are endless opportunities to create your own DIY welding projects. Making things yourself ensures you get exactly what you want, it's a quality product and at an affordable price.

Whether you're taking up welding as a hobby, or you’ve been professionally welding for years looking into DIY projects is exciting. You'll find yourself creating home decor items, gifts, furniture, welding shop items and more. Nothing is more satisfying than taking pride in making it yourself.

New welders can practice basic techniques because many projects don't require perfect welds. Experienced welders can learn new or more advanced techniques, or just brush up on their skills.

Once you start digging in and creating projects you'll find yourself inspired to continue creating even more. When your family and friends see what you’ve been up to, you may find yourself becoming very popular as they ask: “Can you make one for me?” It might even turn into a side gig to make extra money or in some cases a full-time career.

We have assembled this page of welding project ideas to help get you inspired and to offer some guidance. We’ve categorized the ideas by specialty and we hope you find them helpful.

Check back often as we are adding new projects to weld and updating the existing ones as well.

Ready, set, weld!

Laurie Jones

25+ Ideas for Welding Your Own Metal Coffee Table If you’ve been out looking for a coffee table, then you know they are either outrageously priced or poor quality. So, what’s the answer? If you have your own welder and, in most cases, some basic woodworking skills, why not weld your own coffee table? To

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Here you’ll find the best fall and Thanksgiving welding projects. The list includes projects for welders of all experience levels, using a variety of metals. So why not get creative and head to your garage this year instead of going to the big box store? Give it a try!

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Railroad spikes are among the most versatile and durable pieces of scrap steel, and they’re affordable to boot. Plus, it’s not hard to come up with projects you can tackle in your own garage. Here are 38 of our favorite railroad spike projects and crafts.

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If you’re new to welding, you might be thinking about using discarded items in smaller projects.
After all, if you keep it simple, you can build your skills and confidence gradually, and using scrap keeps your costs down. If you want to test your welding skills and learn more, here are some great suggestions for small welding projects from scrap metal.

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Here are some great Christmas welding project ideas for gifts and decor for the holidays.
Many of these are pretty simple and can be done in a day or two. They make great presents, too!

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Every year we look forward to decorating our homes for the fun Halloween holiday. But what if you could make some of your own Halloween decorations with your welder? Well, you can. If you need some ideas or instructions to create your projects, look no further. Here you’ll find some of the coolest Halloween welding projects that you make yourself.

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Interested in silverware welding projects? Looking to get started and wondering how to weld silverware? We’ve got it covered. In this article you’ll find step-by-step instruction and inspiration. Ideas to create home decor, garden art, sculptures and more using cutlery can all be found here.

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If you’re looking for a fun, practical and creative way to spend a weekend, try your hand at rebar welding. It’s a great way to put your skills to the test, and build something you’ll be proud of.
We’ve got 33 projects to weld using rebar for the garden, barn and home that are perfect for all skill levels.

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You’re fascinated by horseshoe welding projects but are wondering what do I need to get started? Here you’ll find the ultimate list of tools and equipment that you’ll need for your welding shop. Many items you may already have, so it may be as easy picking up a few essentials.

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Horseshoes are a favorite item to use for creating DIY welding projects. They fit the bill when looking to create rustic or western decor items. With an abundance of used horseshoes available from your local stable of farrier, they are also economical. This article is full of great projects you can weld with horseshoes that are perfect for beginners and experts alike.

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