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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Welding instructor Becky Lorenz started her welding career in the late 1960’s with a sit-down strike to be allowed into the welding program, but she hasn’t spent much time sitting down since. Lorenz is a tireless welder who excelled in a male dominated profession where

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Welding student Masih Madani had been studying housing development for the past four years. When he looked into the housing crisis in northern Nevada, he realized that he could weld shipping containers together in order to provide affordable housing. Madani enrolled in Western Nevada College’s

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Garrett Corneliussen is a manufacturing engineer at Tesla, but his future career in welding and fabrication wasn’t always a sure bet. Corneliussen had struggled to pay attention in school, but when he learned about carpentry classes at his school and welding classes at Catawba Valley

Weekly Welding Roundup-Welding News

A new 5,500 pound sculpture has been welding by artist Po Shu Wang for the expanded Mayo Civic Center. Construction crews have installed it in its current location, but it is not year ready for the public. Image Source Wang shared that the sculpture can

Welding Projects with Word Art

Creative and artistic welding doesn’t have to involve large statues and lawn ornaments, but rather can be small and satisfying projects used for gifts and interior design. Word art is extremely popular right now with sign painting parties popping up in every city. It’s not

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

A growing number of high school students in the Kansas City area are considering welding careers due to a significant demand for welders in their region. Manufacturers are making their needs known, and the Fort Osage Career and Technical Center has responded by offering welding

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Welding has proven to be a surprising but fulfilling career for many high school students, and Samantha Petrosino, 18, switched from the cheerleading squad and sports to a career in welding. Petrosino avoided classes that didn’t particularly interest her in high school, but her welding

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

When it’s time for the giraffes to eat at the Asheboro, N.C. Zoo, supervisors found that the current feeding system didn’t allow the zookeepers enough room to place food, space for enrichment activities, and enough height to reach the giraffes. This is where the students

Is a Colored Weld a Good or Bad Thing?

While welders work hard to clean their metal work pieces, stack up their welds, and minimize spatter when laying beads, contaminated welds can sometimes happen. On occasions these contaminated welds will change colors. Sometimes a weld changes colors but isn’t necessarily contaminated. And sometimes welders

Is Welding a Good Career for You?

The customers at Baker’s Gas and Welding range from professional welding shops to weekend welders who take on household and personal welding projects in their spare time. Among those customers, it isn’t uncommon to hear about young welders or students evaluating their job prospects who