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
Beware the tale below…it’s kinda like an episode of The Twilight Zone. Proceed at your own risk! -- Rabbits have zero to do with welding, I know. But believe it or not, there is actually a connection, at least for us. The first job Gary had in Gillette was for a welding company that also … Continue reading Circle Bunny
This month, Gary's Welding Inc. turns 29!
Yes, underwater welding is a legit thing. It sounds so Jules Verne, doesn’t it? Yet, despite the hazards of working in soupy surroundings that have a legion of variables and safety issues to consider, there are those brave souls who weld underwater. Did you know? An underwater welder is first and foremost a commercial diver. … Continue reading Underwater Welding: Jules Verne’s Dream Job?
Perhaps you've heard of explosion welding? Yes, there is such a thing! If you've never heard of it, just a quick, very basic explanation: explosion welding takes two separate pieces of metal and, via the force of the explosion, welds the pieces together. It just sounds cool and epic, right? Explosion welding is very effective … Continue reading Explosion vs. Magnetic Pulse (and other ways to weld)
The tiny town of Osage is situated in Northeastern Wyoming, about an hour and a half drive from Gillette by way of Moorcroft and Upton. It's nestled in the bentonite foothills of the Black Hills and both Upton and Osage have nice stands of tall ponderosa pines. At one time, it was the sight of … Continue reading All About the Osage Stack