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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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Silicon Bronze MIG Brazing Basics

Learn the basics of MIG brazing silicon bronze, including the advantages and disadvantages, where this process can be used, and how to properly set up your welder for the process.
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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: 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: 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: 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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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: 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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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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MIG Welding 101

Last month, in the first of our four-part series, we covered gas welding. This month we’ll continue by delving into MIG welding—far and away the most popular welding process used for classic trucks.
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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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Leavitt Racing Components, Inc. Builds a Late Model Stock Car Chassis for Charity

Leavitt Racing Components, Inc. utilized their Millermatic 211 Auto-Set with MVP all-in-one MIG welder and Diversion 165 AC/DC TIG welder to fabricate a complete stock car chassis over three days to support the Victory Junction Gang Charity at the 2009 Performance Racing Industry Trade Show.
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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.

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.

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: 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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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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