How to Choose the Right Welding Gas – Kevin Caron

(Text on screen): How to Choose the Right Welding Gas, Kevin Caron, www.kevincaron.com The Voice: Hey, Kevin. Why are you looking at us like that? Kevin Caron: Because somebody’s sleeping out there. I’ve had several questions here lately about shielding gas: How come I have to use two different bottles? You know, one for TIG […]

MIG welding for Sculpture

“Hi… I’m Cindy DeCecco and I am here to talk to you about MIG Welding for the Artist. MIG means “Metal Inert Gas” also known as GMAW which is “Gas Metal Arc Welding” and it is also called “Short Arc Welding” which is probably a better description. “Short Arc” describes how the wire that becomes […]

Giant Sculptures Decorate North Dakota’s Enchanted Highway

(peaceful instrumental music) – [Voiceover] The town of Regent is dying. I said, if someone doesn’t do something, this community will be a dead community. I have a paved road from interstate to Regent. Now what do I do to bring people down 30 miles? (peaceful instrumental music) Then it dawned on me, nobody is […]

The Art of Welding

This is a welding class and it’s working in steel and using it as a medium for building three dimensional sculpture. Kitty generally has us come in with drawings already and from there we bend, cut, and get the pieces in the right order and kind of weld as we go a little bit. A […]

Adding Texture With a Welder – Kevin Caron

(Text on screen): Adding Texture with a Welder, Kevin Caron, www.kevincaron.com The Voice: Hey, Kevin. What are you doing and what are you doing it to? Kevin Caron: Wiping my spider’s butt. This is a little. . . Well, not little, but this is a spider I just finished. Aargh! When they made these balls […]

How to Weld Two Plates – Kevin Caron

(Text on screen): Plate Welding, Kevin Caron, www.kevincaron.com (grinding) The Voice: Hey, Kevin. What are you doing? Kevin Caron: Well, I got a request on YouTube the other day for a plate welding video. I’m assuming you mean like a 3G or a G3, something like that, for your certification, where you weld a vertical […]