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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...

Outside corner joint fit up ready to weld.

How to Weld an Open Root

Figuring out how to weld an open root is a big step in your welding journey—it can seem intimidating—but you don’t need anything fancy or to overcomplicate things. It’s so...

How to Weld an Open Root

Figuring out how to weld an open root is a big step in your welding journey—it can seem intimidating—but you don’t need anything fancy or to overcomplicate things. It’s so...