If you have just started learning about welding whether as a career or as a hobby it is natural to be confused about the different methods and by the technical jargon which is used to describe them, especially if you don’t have an engineering or a technical background. I remember the time when I was starting out and it was pretty intimidating.

That’s why I started writing this blog in the first place. If you are not a MIG guy then this section will be a good starting point for you to start learning and improving your stick welding skills.


oil pipeline from alaska

THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE BECOMING A PIPELINE WELDER

Doesn’t matter if you have just started to learn how to weld or if you have been welding at home ...
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cast iron axle

EVERYTHING YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT STICK WELDING CAST IRON

Welding cast iron might be one of the most tricky subjects out there when it comes to welding. For you ...
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GUIDE TO STICK WELDING STAINLESS STEEl

There is an aura around welding stainless steel which ends up scaring a lot of beginners from even trying it ...
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HOW TO STORE & BAKE YOUR STICK WELDING ELECTRODES

I feel this is one of those topics which often gets overlooked when people are new to welding. There are ...
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DOES STICK WELDING USE GAS?

A lot of people don’t know the real purpose of using shielding gas in welding. A large number of people ...
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Rusty sheet metal

CAN YOU WELD SHEET METAL WITH A STICK WELDER?

When you start learning a new technique it is important to know the basics and the major dos and don’ts ...
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CAN YOU WELD ALUMINIUM WITH STICK WELDER

There are a lot of websites on the internet that will convince you to buy a MIG or a TIG ...
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SHOULD YOU PUSH OR PULL WHILE WELDING?

If you ever want to see a fight between welders, you should probably bring up the push or pull debate ...
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CAN YOU RUN A WELDER OFF A GENERATOR?

Before you go on and start working on welding projects on your own, it is important to know and learn ...
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INVERTER EXPLAINED AND COMPARED TO TRANSFORMER MACHINES

If you ever have to start a debate within a group of welders just go and ask the question, “which ...
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