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MIG Welding Guide

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

Get objective, informative and practical help and information in buying your first welder.
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Welding on the Farm: Selecting a Welding Unit for the Farm or Ranch

Farms encounter a wide variety of welding repairs and projects – having the right welder depends on a lot of factors. Do you have to bring the welder to the work or can you take the work to the welder? Which process (MIG, Stick, or TIG) fits your needs? This article examines all these issues and more.
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MIG Welding: Setting the Correct Parameters

Basic tips to get you started with MIG welding, including information on new equipment and settings.
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Should You Buy or Rent Welding Equipment?

To determine if your operation should rent or buy welding equipment, learn more about these key equipment and financial factors.
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Making a Sound MIG Weld

Learn basic tips that will help anyone - from auto repair technicians to maintenance professionals - lay a strong, great looking MIG bead. This article discusses MIG welding in each of the common positions, as well as variables such as travel speed and stickout.
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How to Successfully MIG Weld Aluminum [Guide]

MIG welding aluminum can be difficult, as it is very different from MIG welding mild steel. Follow this guide to learn the key factors to consider.
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How to Create Skull Metal Wall Art

Create this skull wall art using a plasma cutter and MIG welder with these step-by-step instructions from Barbie The Welder.
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DIY Welding Project: Side Table [Guide]

Blur the lines between art and function with this sculptural side table. See how to make one of your own!
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DIY Welding Project: Tractor Seat Stool [Guide]

Need a new project to weld at home? Try this DIY tractor seat school! Get the instructions to make one of your own.
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DIY Welding Project: Welder Tool Tray [Guide]

Learn how to weld a tool tray for the top of your welder and what you need to complete it. Plus, get a few tips along the way.
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DIY Welding Project: Metal Wagon [Guide]

A DIY metal wagon is a great welding project for the summertime. Learn how to make one with these steps.
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How to Create a Custom Metal Sign With a Plasma Cutter

The sky’s the limit when creating a DIY custom metal sign — and metal sculptor Barbie The Welder gives you all the steps you need.
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DIY Welding Project: Metal Wagon

A DIY metal wagon is a versatile welding project with many uses. Learn how to make one with these steps.

Create Your Own Outdoor Fire Pit with the Multimatic 215

Zach MacMullen uses the Multimatic 215 to create and weld an outdoor fire pit. Watch this video for step-by-step instructions.

How to Create Skull Metal Wall Art

This skull metal wall art is a fun and easy plasma cutter project perfect for Halloween or any time of the year!

DIY Welding Project: Side Table

A DIY side table is a functional welding project that can be an attention-grabber in any space. Follow these steps to create one!

How to Get the Best Arc Start When Plug Welding Sheet Metal

Inverter technology provides a better arc start — and reduces burn through — when plug welding sheet metal or body panels.

How to Build an End Table with the Miller Multimatic 215

Zach MacMullen uses the Multimatic™ 215 to weld up this end table. See how he quickly tack welds the project together.

DIY Welding Project: Tractor Seat Stool

A DIY tractor seat stool is a great project to tackle at home. Learn how to make a tractor seat stool using a multiprocess welder.

Welding Dragonfly Yard Art Project with Miller Multimatic 215

See Josh Welton of Brown Dog Welding weld the steel structure of the dragonfly and then brazes copper on to the yard art using a TIG torch.

Lawn Roller Repair with the Millermatic 211 MIG Welder

See how home hobbyist Joel uses a Millermatic 211 Auto-Set™ with MVP™ MIG welder and Spectrum 625 X-TREME™ with XT Torch.

Josh Welton Completes COE Patch Panel Repair with Millermatic 211 MIG welder

Josh Welton of Brown Dog Welding completes a patch panel repair using the redesigned Millermatic 211 MIG welder and Digital Infinity™ welding helmet.

ArcReach Welding Technology Offers Benefits for Safety, Productivity and Quality

ArcReach remote control technology provides operators with the ability to set welding parameters at joint, and increases arc-on time for greater productivity.

Changing Polarity on Millermatic 211

Miller weld engineer Zach MacMullen explains how to change the polarity on a Millermatic® 211 MIG welder. Change from DC positive to DC negative.

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