Homestead Welding

Learn the basics of homestead welding for small projects, such as creating a ball-peen hammer, to large projects, such as fixing farm equipment.



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The melting point varies with each metal.
JOHN WELLS
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Be sure to reach the neutral flame for proper metal cutting.
JOHN WELLS
Welding Metal
Homestead welding is a useful skill that could save you hundreds in the long run.
PHOTO: FOTOLIA/JOHN CASEY
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In order to produce a solid weld, use the oscillation method or a method that's more comfortable for you.
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Use the correct rod size to ensure proper welding techniques.
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