(Note - this short little article was one I originally wrote back in February of 2019 for my Facebook friends. Thought I would add it here for you all to enjoy - E) So I learned yet another new thing today and I am nerding out about it!! :)I work for my Dad's welding business … Continue reading Cutting With Pure Oxygen
In a "normal" household, Dads tell their kids to turn their music down. We were always asking our Dad to turn the volume down... Growing up in a household where one parent was partially deaf was fun and never, ever boring! We didn't have to learn sign language, because Dad could always hear out of … Continue reading Can You Hear Me Now??
We trust you are all staying safe during the resurgence of this pandemic. We have been working this whole time, wearing our carefully curated PPE... We here at Gary’s Welding Inc. are firm believers in proper personal protective equipment (PPE). Without it, our work would be, ummm, pretty painful and downright dangerous. Here are a … Continue reading Need Some Proper PPE?
Yet More Cautionary Tales to Brighten Your Day If you haven’t read the first post in this series, check it out here…https://garysweldinginc.com/2017/10/19/adventures-in-welding-and-other-cautionary-tales/Just to recap, last time, we shared a few harrowing “adventures” that we have had in the welding biz. So, let’s get down to even more welding shrapnel (brass tacks??), shall we? I was … Continue reading ‘Adventures’ in Welding, Part 2
Yes, that's right...Gary's Welding Inc. turns 30 years old this month!! Wayyyyy back in August of 1989, who would have known we would see 30? Check out our post here to see a little walk down memory lane (complete with some of our all-time favorite pictures)... A huge THANK YOU all of our customers!! To … Continue reading 30!!!!!!!
Here Are 4 Truck-Must-Haves You Can Make Yourself This is a continuation from our post on setting up your first welding shop (see that post here). When you first start your own welding business, having a welding truck is a necessity if you are going to do any portable welding. Where we live in beautiful … Continue reading Welding DIY, Part 2: Setting up Your First Welding Truck
In the first blog post of this series (see part 1 here) , we left off with a 14-year-old boy running away from home. What does this have to do with welding, you might ask? Plenty! Just stick with me here. Okay, where was I? Oh yes - every welder has to get their start … Continue reading Two Longs and a Short: The Beginning, Part 2
Here are 4 Shop Must-Haves You Can Make Yourself So, have you seen the little DIY welding projects you can make out of horseshoes or rebar? Of course you have!! Google “DIY Welding Projects” and at least a few pictures of horseshoe and or rebar projects are bound to appear. They’re cute, too. But I’m … Continue reading Welding DIY – Setting up Your First Welding Shop
Every welder gets their start somewhere. Whether they grew up working in their Dad’s shop as a young boy or girl, or whether they learned the skill sometime later in life, they had to start somewhere. I remember distinctly being a young’un of about 6 or 7, standing in the welding shop my Dad worked … Continue reading Two Longs and a Short: The Beginning, Part 1