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What Does a Welder See While Welding?

What Does a Welder See While Welding?

If you've ever wondered what it's like under a welding helmet, we developed a system to capture images showing exactly what an experienced welder sees while welding. What You See...

What Does a Welder See While Welding?

If you've ever wondered what it's like under a welding helmet, we developed a system to capture images showing exactly what an experienced welder sees while welding. What You See...

Comparing a beginner vs pro TIG weld

Learn How to TIG Weld Two Joints With One Easy ...

Get off flat plate and start learning how to TIG weld. This beginner TIG lesson will show you how to weld two joints (outside corner and inside corner) and let...

Learn How to TIG Weld Two Joints With One Easy ...

Get off flat plate and start learning how to TIG weld. This beginner TIG lesson will show you how to weld two joints (outside corner and inside corner) and let...

Why Does My Filler Rod Melt Back?

Why Does My Filler Rod Melt Back?

Avoid the most common beginner mistakes and get the TIG welding basics right. Here I lay out arc length, torch angle, and show why the filler rod sometimes melts back....

Why Does My Filler Rod Melt Back?

Avoid the most common beginner mistakes and get the TIG welding basics right. Here I lay out arc length, torch angle, and show why the filler rod sometimes melts back....

Seven training drills for new TIG welders

7 Beginner TIG Welding Drills

Seven drills to get you started TIG welding. This lesson for beginners will train your eyes what to see and let your hand get comfortable using a TIG torch. What's Different About...

7 Beginner TIG Welding Drills

Seven drills to get you started TIG welding. This lesson for beginners will train your eyes what to see and let your hand get comfortable using a TIG torch. What's Different About...

Aluminum bar being prepped to TIG weld (left). Content list on right: filler rods, tungsten types, aluminum prep, machine settings, troubleshooting, video (right).

Aluminum TIG Quick Start Guide

Aluminum is a great building material and fun to weld. This guide will get you TIG welding as quick as possible, so you can spend your time practicing rather than...

Aluminum TIG Quick Start Guide

Aluminum is a great building material and fun to weld. This guide will get you TIG welding as quick as possible, so you can spend your time practicing rather than...

A welding student practicing TIG on metal coupons.

3 Ways to TIG Weld an Open Root

There are three techniques to tig weld an open root.  Here I lay out the pros and cons of each and talk about which one is my favorite and why. What...

3 Ways to TIG Weld an Open Root

There are three techniques to tig weld an open root.  Here I lay out the pros and cons of each and talk about which one is my favorite and why. What...