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Holiday Welding Projects: 2 Christmas Trees You Can Weld

One of the best parts of being a welder is being able to put your skills to work in unconventional ways. Throughout the year we love to highlight holiday welding projects, and December is no exception. Whether you prefer to cut a fresh evergreen or haul out an artificial model, most homes in America display…

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Introducing the Optrel Crystal 2.0 Welding Helmet

Realistic color and a perfectly clear, unclouded shade 2 inactive settings make the Optrel Crystal 2.0 welding helmet one of the most compelling welding helmet options on the market. You’ve never enjoyed a combination of safety and clarity like this when on the job site, and weighing in at just over 18 oz., you’ll enjoy…

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Introducing the New Millermatic 255 Pulsed MIG Welder

The new Millermatic 255 Pulsed MIG Welder releases in January 2019 and promises to take the popular Millermatic 252 MIG welder to the next level with its crystal clear display, more programmable settings (pulse, mig, etc.) and auto-set options for a wider variety of metals. At Baker’s we have already unboxed and tested out the…

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The Welding Industry Forges Ahead

Industry leaders shed light on the current and future state of the welding industry By Katie Pacheco and Mary Ruth Johnsen The welding industry has consistently enjoyed a healthy physique since its nascency during War World I. Valued at $20.67 billion in 2016, the global welding products market is slated to produce $32.63 billion by…

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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

It’s impressive that Jonathan Flores, 24, has completed his welding program with a 4.0 average and is poised to graduate with a number of promising welding opportunities. However, what’s most striking about his accomplishment is that Flores has done all of this from a wheelchair since he is paralyzed from the chest down. Image Source…

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Try the New Optrel Panoramaxx Welding Helmet

Get a wider field of vision and a clearer view of your workspace with the brand new Panoramaxx welding helmet from Optrel. This uniquely designed helmet boasts a field of vision that is six times wider than the competition because of the way it rests above the nose and offers a lighter default shade. Is…

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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Inmates in a Western Kentucky prison are thriving in a welding program that is preparing them for careers and helping them rebuild their lives by literally building things such as awnings and brackets for panels. The Fulton County Detention Center launched the Sparks Welding program and began transporting inmates to Four Rivers Career Academy, providing…

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2018 Black Friday Deals: Discounted Welders and Welding Supplies

Whether you’re lining up to pick up a Black Friday sale or you’re enjoying a quiet day at home, you can take advantage of some of the best online deals through the Black Friday promotions being offered at Baker’s Gas and Welding this season. The video below explains and gives you a closer look at…

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Welding Projects For Your Holiday Table or Dining Room

The holidays are here, signalling not only the time for gift-giving but entertaining as well. This month at Baker’s Gas and Welding, our project post centers around welding projects for the table. Each idea is useful for entertaining and makes a great gift idea as well. Keep reading to learn more. Trivet Welding Project In…

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FABTECH 2018 A Success, Sees Strong Attendance In Atlanta

Cutting-edge technologies, compelling education, prominent speakers and new show floor features among the highlights ATLANTA, GEORGIA – Nov. 14, 2018 – FABTECH 2018, North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event, welcomed more than 1,500 exhibiting companies and a total of 33,755 attendees from 75 countries to Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center last week…

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