A little update:
this is why I started welding: i had my wrought iron fence powder coated. The powdercoat guy lost my gate. Instead of buying a new gate, or have someone make one I thought, since i always want to learn how to weld, why not give it a shot? I have a bunch of hand me down OA stuff laying around, so I just went at it. Here's the gate i built, the picture was taken a week ago, the gate now has hinge and first coat of primer. I'll take more pictures tomorrow.
3/4" x 1.5" rectangular tubing on outside. inner "sticks" are 1/2" square tubing. The frame is OA welded, the inner sticks are mig welded (borrowed a mig welder from a friend of a friend)
Yes, sandals. I'll put my welding shirt on for photo-op, but I refuse to put my boots on for the picture.
these are my first few welds from a month or so ago (try not to laugh too hard, i know some of you made snotty welds on your first try ) :
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03-31-2009, 12:16 AM #1Junior Member
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little progress on my front gate.
Last edited by oxy moron; 03-31-2009 at 12:19 AM.
03-31-2009, 03:26 AM #2
Take the lens cover off of the camera for the next group of shots.
I would like to see your pictures.
Sorry we must have been posting at the same time and you pictures had not come through the system yet. Very nice job.
Last edited by 59halfstep; 03-31-2009 at 03:31 AM.