Anyone have any welding tatoos? I am looking to get my first tatoo and want it to be welding related. Anybody have any and post some pics.
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Thread: Welding Tatoos?
09-23-2007, 05:25 PM #1
09-24-2007, 04:42 PM #2Junior Member
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[LEFT]As with anything regarding the art world, your choice of picture, painting, colors, etc. are a personal preference. I would suggest looking at parlors in your area and if available to custom work done by the artists there. Choose an artist you like and discuss any and all ideas you have for what would make a real stand out welding tatoo, picture, painting, it's all art and you in this case have a real choice in the subject matter. There's allot of pictures in Microsoft Office when you insert on a document, you migt look there for some ideas. I've never seen a welder tatto, welder's tatoo so it's in my opionion going to be you and the artist putting together something one of a kind and personal. Just a suggestion. Good luck, and hope you'll paste in on the board when you get it done.
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09-24-2007, 06:08 PM #3
Dude, just start doin 7018 overhead and you will get all the 'Weldin Tatts' you need, nice little white spots.........I can say this, I have read,, 50% of folks who get one will get another Tat, I have 10 or so, but then again, I have 6 or 7 weldin machines...many 1900 tats were work related, to show what your trade was, I will post tat pics later, hope this will help, PaulMore Spark Today Please
09-24-2007, 09:20 PM #4
I have an idea. How about a tattoo of your skin split and it welded with metal? I think that would be neat looking. Just a thought...They don't call me Lucky for nothin'.
09-25-2007, 01:16 PM #5
I also am a welding instructor PT so I was thinking of something to do with a tig torch creating an arc on a bright red apple.
09-25-2007, 04:49 PM #6
If you want a really neat looking spider web design on your hand just let a 4 1/2" grinder with a wire cup brush get loose from ya, it's not as permanent as a real tattoo though, it will start to fade away after about five years or so. DaveIf necessity is the Mother of Invention, I must be the Father of Desperation!
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10-06-2007, 08:23 PM #7Senior Member
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10-06-2007, 09:52 PM #8Senior Member
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I've watched this tread since the beginning, and seen some very interesting 'takes' on the subject.
From my own experience-
I've been around tattoed folks alot, and don't think they are any big deal.
In the Service, lots of folks have, & get more of them, and I've been to countrys with some of the best tattoo artists on the planet-- that worked almost for free.
But, I never got one.
Something that keeps rolling around in my head is a comment I heard a long, long time ago from a guy who'd worked at the maximum security, state mental institution, for the criminaly insane.
---------The patients in there, weren't never gonna get out and go home.
He made the observation once,
"No,,,,,,,,, you don't have to be crazy to get a tattoo,,,,,,,
However,,,,,,,,,,,, ALL!!! the crazy people have them".
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I doubt we'll see either of their likes again".
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10-12-2009, 06:23 PM #9
All right this is a older thread but lets see if it has some new life????
was sitting in my favorite spot tonight getting rid of some turkey if ya know what I mean.
Well for a while i have been wanting a new Tattoo and trying to figure out just what i want has been hard.
I love skull's and LOVE to weld plus love even more then those two items are my little girls, Kyra 5 and Andi 4 years old now.
so if anyone has any welding tattoo's or know where i can get some more idea's post them up.
If ya have any how about some pictures.
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10-12-2009, 06:47 PM #10