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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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Ron Covell Shows You How to MIG Weld Aluminum with a Spool Gun

Swapping your traditional MIG gun for a spool gun when welding aluminum can help prevent issues like binding.
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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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Welding Project: Create a Work Platform for Your Shop

Add a work platform to your welding space with these ten simple steps from metalworker Ron Covell.
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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: 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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DIY Welding Project: How to Weld a Porch Swing [Guide]

Make your outdoor space stand out this summer with a DIY porch swing. Follow this guide to welding a metal porch swing of your own.
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MIG Welding Tips and Techniques for Beginners

Metalworker Ron Covell reviews MIG welding basics, machine setup and best practices for beginner welders.
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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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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.

Flux-Cored Welding With Millermatic 255 or Multimatic 255

Learn how to set up your new Millermatic® 255 and Multimatic® 255 to weld with the self-shielded flux-cored process.

How to Reinstall a Trimmed Liner in Your MDX™ MIG Gun

Learn how to reinstall a trimmed liner in your MDX-100 or MDX-250 MIG gun.

How to Replace Your MDX™ MIG Gun’s Handle, Switch and Neck

Learn how to replace the handle, switch or neck on your MDX-100 or MDX-250 MIG gun.

Jetline Seam Trackers Simplify Welding and Improve Quality

See the Jetline® Tactile Seam Tracker system in action as it consistently positions the weld head for optimal arc performance.

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.

How to Change Consumables on Your MDX™ MIG Gun

Learn how to change the nozzle, contact tip, gas diffuser or liner on your MDX-100 or MDX-250 MIG gun.

ArcReach® Technology: Don’t Walk. Weld.

Don’t walk to the power source to adjust weld parameters. Do it at the weld joint with ArcReach technology.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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