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GTAW | TIG

By: Jason Becker
February 17th, 2020

So the Camera Guy broke the handle off of his cast iron skillet.  I have repaired several different pieces of cast iron throughout my welding career using a different approach than most. I was taught this method by my old welding instructor in high school and have used it on many cast iron repairs and have never had any issues.

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Collaborations / Interviews

By: Jason Becker
February 3rd, 2020

Every welder at one point or or another in their career, has put in a bad weld. I myself am no exception. Whether you're just starting out, or you've been at it for 20+ years, it's going to happen.

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Safety

By: Jason Becker
January 24th, 2020

If you go into any welding shop, you will no doubt find several different types of grinders.The right angle grinder is used to cut, grind, blend, buff and clean metal. Roughly 80% of a welders time is spent prepping the material, and there's no doubt in my mind that the grinder is used the majority of the time during the preparation of the  work. 

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Welding and Fabrication

By: Jason Becker
January 20th, 2020

In this episode we answer two video requests, the first was how to build a welding stand, the second was what to expect at the local steel suppliers. This is based off of a fixture I built when I first got into teaching. 

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Shop Talk

By: Jason Becker
January 20th, 2020

Back in 2014 when I was just got into welding education, the position that I was hired fro was only part-time. The pay that i was receiving was drastically less than what I was making as a Union Ironworker.