Jacob Mills

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Jacob's an experienced fitter and tuner/welder who's passionate about helping others develop in life through new skills and opportunities. He's found writing on numerous sites like weldingchamps.com about his passions including his website tinyhomeskingdom.com

Best Flux Core Welders 2019 – Reviews & Top Picks

a flux core welder

Flux-core welding is far superior to general MIG welding for outdoor use and welding metals with coatings such as galvanizing, rust, or other impurities that make MIG welding difficult. A flux core welder is the easiest welder to set up and is a useful addition to any workshop or for any DIY hobbyist working with […]

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20 Impressive Welding Helmet Makeovers

Darth Vader Hood

Welding is not just about getting creative with metal. Many of us welders enjoy finding unique ways to make our mark around the workshop, on our cars, toolboxes, or lunchboxes, and especially on our helmets. Check out these impressive welding helmet makeovers and get some inspiration for yours. We have Star Wars welding helmets (the […]

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What Causes Welding Spatter and How Do You Reduce It?

What Causes Welding Spatter and How Do You Reduce It

Have you ever laid your final bead on an immaculate project, only to find tiny metal balls melted all around your weld? How about spending a few minutes in a scorching shower of lava-like drops sizzling welts into your skin? Most of you will know what I’m talking about, but if you weld and are […]

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Top 10 Welding & Fabrication Business Ideas to Make a Profit

Welding & Fabrication Business Ideas to Make a Profit

The options available for potential welding and fabrication businesses are many, so we have chosen the top 10 ideas for starting a successful business to make a profit. Although almost any idea you choose can be lucrative if you establish your welding idea with the right welding business plan (read our How to Start a […]

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How to Start a Lucrative Welding Business & Succeed

How to Start a Lucrative Welding Business and Succeed

Many people dream of owning their own successful company: making the income a successful business owner makes, working their own hours, and having the best team. Maybe you’re dreaming of this. If you’re a welder, this may be the perfect option for you. The opportunities in the business climate around the world are incredible for […]

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6 Side-Gig Jobs for Welders & How Much You Can Make?

6 Side Gig Jobs for Welders & How Much You Can Make

Are you the type of person who can’t get enough of welding and want to make a few bucks on the side? How about earning more with some extra freelance work, along with your ordinary day job? Many full-time welders are making a fortune on the side. Some of them are new to welding, while […]

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Welding Safety Equipment Checklist: 7 Items You MUST Use

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When it comes to PPE (personal protective equipment), welders are sort of known for being the most strict. You need your goggles, your vest, and a host of other things just to get started with your first piece. Here, you can find a quick and easy checklist that will prevent possible injury. 1. Insulated/Welding Gloves […]

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10 Reasons Why Welding is a Great Career Choice

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If you’re interested in welding as a career, you’ve come to the right place. We love welding and know how brilliant a career choice it is, but it’s not for everyone. Like every option in life, there is a good and a bad side to it, and you shouldn’t make a decision until you have […]

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TIG vs MIG: Which Welding Process to Choose?

TIG vs. MIG: Which Welding Process to Choose?

MIG vs. TIG: it’s an age-old debate. Which one’s better? Which one should you choose? MIG welders often say their process is the best, and TIG welders take a similar stance. However, the answer is simple; they’re both right. MIG is always best for the jobs MIG welders do, and TIG welding fuses TIG projects […]

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Best Welding Respirators 2019 – Top Picks & Reviews

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A good welding respirator can be hard to find, but it can also be worth its weight in gold. Going without one for just a few minutes can leave you coughing and potentially make you sick, so it’s important to get a respirator that’s up to the task. While there are many overpriced professional-grade models […]

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