The direction of your business may change, the amount of money you make may change, but your business name will remain constant. Get it right, the first time. As you build your brand online and off, your business name will … Continue reading

A welding helmet is one of the most important pieces of safety equipment that a welder uses.  An auto-darkening welding helmet features a lens that instantly darkens to protect the welder’s eyes from the harmful UV light that is created … Continue reading

I don’t know about you, but I’m terrible at math. Not so much computational math – that good ole reading writing and arithmetic type of math. But when it comes to angles and proofs and theorems and all that X … Continue reading

One of the first places beginning welders go for a new machine is the used welder listings at Craig’s List where they check out used stick welders. The basic stick welders, especially those made by Lincoln Electric, are often called … Continue reading

Choosing the correct size of welding gas cylinder is important to ensure that you have the proper amount of gas necessary to finish the welding job you are currently working on.  This is not so much of a problem if … Continue reading

It is easy to take for granted things that you work with everyday. (Have you ever seen someone who works with poisonous snakes, crocodiles, or tigers and thought, “Wow that is stupid”?) It is easy to become complacent, careless, or … Continue reading

A MIG welder is an ideal machine for a wide variety of fabricating jobs at home or in a welding shop. The typical hobby welder who gets to work on his projects on the weekends may not want to shell … Continue reading

With tax time nearly upon us, as the April 15 deadline quickly approaches, that familiar old saying comes to mind: “The only certainties in life are death and taxes,” and that’s certainly no April Fools! No matter which “side of … Continue reading

Welding machines are used when pieces of metal need to be permanently joined.  Welding machines come in a variety of types and sizes with varied amounts of voltage produced.  These output voltages range from a small welder with 80 amps … Continue reading

The TIG welder is most easily recognized by the bright, white electrical arc that it produces.  The TIG welder was designed for continuous welding of certain metals such as stainless steel and aluminum.  During the process of continually welding, the … Continue reading