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Racing, Customizing, Restoring

Passionate about modifying or customizing your car, bike or truck? Whether it's for off-road, racing, or cruising, find welding tips and techniques here.

How-To Videos

How to Customize a Rear Quarter Panel

Fabricator Richard Marter of Honest Charley Garage fabricates a rear tail light and replaces the quarter panel on the 2013 Street Rodder Road Tour vehicle using the Dynasty 200 TIG welder and Millermatic 211 Auto-Set™ with MVP™ MIG welder.

How-To Weld An Off-Road Bead Lock

Off-Road enthusiast Reon Rounds demonstrates how to fabricate DIY bead locks for his rock crawling rig and shares some simple tips for MIG welding.

How-To Create a Custom Part Using a Plasma Cutter

John Swartz of Miller Electric Mfg. Co. and Mike Delara of Birmingham, Ala.-based Blue Torch Fabworks show you how-to create a custom part using the Spectrum 625 X-TREME™ Plasma cutter.


Buying Your First Welder: A Practical, Informative Guide for Do-It-Yourselfers

You may be the creative type. Or, perhaps, you have the handy knack and just looking to tinker around "... building and fixing stuff. You might have your sights set on opening a small repair shop, a studio or new gallery. You could be a farmer or rancher, classic car enthusiast, fabricator or woodworker "... or you may just want to be able to repair or salvage something that is broken versus opting to toss it away. Regardless of your interests, needs, or motivation, you're a do-it-yourselfer interested in buying your first welder. Whether you already have previous welding experience, or, you're a welding novice, you are likely here because you need some help getting started. Miller Electric Mfg. Co. is dedicated to providing objective, informative and practical information to assist you in making the appropriate choice. Relax and read on. You've come to the right place!

Let the Brown Dog Weld

Josh Welton is a welder by trade. He struck his first arc in November 2002, when he served as a millwright apprentice for Chrysler. “I never grew up thinking I was going to be a welder,” says Welton. “I hired in as a millwright, went through the training, struck an arc and was like ‘This is what I want to do. I want to weld.’”

California Cruisin': Marrs Cycles Have Electric Attitude

Founder Kacy Marrs and business partner Brad Fanshaw own and operate Southern California-based 
Marrs Cycles. The locale inspires their vision, culture and American-made craftsmanship. In an era where many companies manufacture products overseas, Marrs Cycles takes pride in handcrafting the frames, front ends and handlebars a few short miles from the infamous Pacific Coast beaches.