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Steven Robert Farnsworth is a welding teacher with more than 20 years of experience in teaching all methods of welding. He served in the U.S. Navy, working to keep the fleet afloat with his welding repairs. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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Get the know-how to weld like a pro

Welding is a highly sought after skill in today's job market and a handy talent for industrious repairpersons and hobbyists. This friendly, step-by-step guide helps you master this commonly used yet complex task, taking you from material evaluation all the way through the welding process. You'll apply finishing techniques, adhere to safety practices, and learn other methods like brazing and soldering.

  • Understand common welding techniques ― become familiar with stick, tig, and mig welding

  • Pick your metal ― choose from options such as steel, stainless steel, and aluminum, and learn the best methods for working with them

  • Keep yourself safe ― find the right protective gear, manage your workspace, and take care of your equipment

  • Prepare your shop ― obtain the tools you need, find the ideal location, and plot your setup

  • Create cool projects ― get started with a basic torch cart and then take it up a notch with a portable welding table and a campfire grill

  • Make fixes and repairs ― decide the right time to mend and then design a repair strategy and follow your plan

Open the book and find:

  • Tips for choosing the best welding technique for your project

  • The lowdown on commonly welded metals

  • Ways to keep safe in your welding shop

  • Instructions for a variety of welding techniques

  • Projects for putting your skills to use

  • Reasons to become certified

  • The best tools for your particular welding job

Learn to:

  • Work with various welding techniques

  • Follow safety procedures

  • Make each joint look professional

  • Complete simple do-it-yourself projects

--This text refers to the paperback edition.

Product details

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0043M52FO
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ For Dummies; 1st edition (14 September 2010)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 6740 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 386 pages
  • Customer Reviews:
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Brendan T.
3.0 out of 5 stars Good beginner info, but be prepared to convert all imperial-only references to metric!
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 15 January 2019
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AMDOG
1.0 out of 5 stars Waste of time reading this
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Graham West
5.0 out of 5 stars A good resource for the budding welder.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 17 July 2020
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3.0 out of 5 stars Good text. Very cheep paper. Printed in black and white.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 26 February 2021
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Jack
4.0 out of 5 stars Helpful for a non welder
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 18 November 2016
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