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Carson Welders

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  • 4 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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He is a down to work type guy who knows how to handle welding projects. Very prompt and professional.

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Cota Ventures
5.0
from 38 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
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Michele C.
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I hired Cota Ventures to repair my gate that was damaged by the wind. They showed up on time and preformed a quality job. They really take pride in there work. I would definitively hire them again next time I need any welding done.

  • 18 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Ryan O.
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Alfred exceeded expectations in every department. Set up appointment timely, arrived on time, proposed several different solutions to our problem. Highly Recommended for any welding needs!

Al fencing
4.5
from 30 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
Jonathan S.
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arrived when he said, did a great job, and even noticed another weld i had was in danger of giving up and fixed that too....everything works perfectly...would recommend and use again

Luna ornamental iron work
3.7
from 31 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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I needed a small welding job done. They answered my request immediately, said I could come right over, helped me as soon as I got there, were very friendly and professional, did a perfect job on my project, and were very reasonable in price. Couldn't have gone better and I recommend them highly.

  • 32 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Kelvin D.
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David did a welding job for me for my front security gate. I was very pleased with his work and his customer service. He did everything in a professional and timely manner. A day or two after he finished the job, he even called me to make sure that I was completely satisfied. I would use David again in a heartbeat and I highly recommend him to anyone who is looking for services that David offers.

prestige metal's welding
4.8
from 17 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Beatrice V.
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Jose is simply amazing!! He came over to installe 1920’s staircase that needed new wood and welding work done.. it was a specific job that required attention to detail and skill.. I highly recommend Jose. He did it all so fast and efficient. He is by far the best I’ve had on this AP.

Weld Hard Fabrication, LLC
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Troy B.
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Charles came out to fabricate and weld my rollcage. Not only was he thorough, his welds were beautiful! Highly recommend for your fabrication needs!

  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Wayne E.
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Needed anchors mounted in the overhead in my steel building. Anthony designed a strong method of mounting the anchors. He is a creative professional welder who has very reasonable pricing.

Heavy Metal
3.8
from 4 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Philip R.
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I had a cross from the 1700's that had a arm damaged and the broken parts needed to be welded back on. Richard did such a fine job, you can even tell that the cross was ever broken. Richard also gave some great suggestions on how prep the cross prior to welding and after welding so that the chances of rust affecting the cross are minimal. He kept me informed every step of the way. I would do business with him again and I highly recommend him for your welding needs

  • 7 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Mark R.
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Mark from Express Welding Services came to my house to do some welding of a front gate that had come off it's hinges. I called him in the morning and he came to my house that same afternoon. He went above and beyond by pointing out the faulty workmanship with which my gate was initially installed and then working to improve the overall stability of the gate by correcting mistakes made by previous installers. Mark's price was excellent and his work was outstanding. I really appreciate his professionalism and attention to detail! I will definitely call him if and when I need a welder again in the future.

  • 12 years in business
Emili C.
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Excellent service. Work was well done. I really recommend this company.

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I operate a C&X gun to spot-weld various car body parts. It's very rewarding to see the final production.

  • 4 years in business
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I do tack weld and repair, custom-made gates and installation, guard rails and make tables. I have a structural welding experience. I do MIG welding, arc welding, oxyacetylene welding and torch cutting. We do metal, yard art and metal home decor art.

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We guarantee all of our work.

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We offer creative art and certified structural welding, fabrication of multiple parts, and repair and fabrication of off-road and four-wheel drive roll cages, trellises, patios and structures.

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The pride I take in all the work I do is what makes it stand out.

  • 21 years in business
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awesome no complaints all product and service loved by all

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I'm a highly motivated and professional welder with exceptional interpersonal skills such as discipline, punctuality, reliability and attention to details. I'm a quick learner with excellent planning, execution and project managing skills. My welding skills highlight the following: * Welding steel parts with MAG process * Welding steel structure with SMAW process * Welding tanks with SMAW process * Argon shielding gas welding * Metal doors and windows welding

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I do welding all types of metals as well as fabrication of custom fencing and gates to customers' specific designs. No job is too small or too large.

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Precision Trailer Hitches and Welding has hitches in stock for all makes and models. We perform trailer maintenance to help keep you on the road. We also offer tow bars, 5th wheel hitches and much, much more.

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How many types of welding are there?

Welding is a method of fusing together two or more pieces of metal using electricity or flame. Welding is used to construct buildings, make metal sculptures, build and repair cars, make gates and furniture, and for many other practical and aesthetic uses. There are multiple types of welding. Here is an overview of the most popular methods:

  • Stick welding: Formally known as shielded metal arc welding, stick welding uses extreme heat applied at the seam of two separate metals to melt them together. A third (intermediary) metal may also be incorporated for added strength. As the metals cool, they are bonded together.
  • Metal inert gas (MIG) welding: Formally known as gas metal arc welding, MIG welding uses a tool to feed metal wire into the weld puddle while an electrical arc melts the wire, which will fuse to the base metal upon cooling.
  • Tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding: Formally referred to gas tungsten arc welding, TIG welding is a similar process MIG welding, but instead of using a tool that continuously feeds metal wire into the weld puddle, the welder must hold and manually feed the stick.
  • Gas welding: A mix of flammable gas and oxygen is used to heat metal to the melting point.
  • Forge welding: Forging metal is an ancient art that involves heating two pieces of metal until they are molten, then hammering them together.

How long is welding training?

Because there are different paths to learning to weld, there’s no single timeline for welding training. Some people attend school part-time while working their current job, while others can focus full-time on their welding training courses. People interested in learning how to weld as a hobby can also take classes from professional welders, such as at KCMA & Services in Waterloo, Indiana.

Expect to take at least two years to go from welding newbie to American Welding Society Certified Welder. A junior college Certificate of Completion welding course is two semesters full-time, or 10 units of coursework. With this certificate, students are qualified for an apprenticeship or internship, rather than a full-time entry-level job. Welding apprenticeships range from 6,000 to 8,000 hours long, equalling three to four years at 2,000 hours per year. Some junior colleges, such as Cerritos College in the Los Angeles area, offer more in-depth welding programs that lead to different welding certifications, such as arc welding and tungsten gas arc welding. These take three to four semesters to complete, so you could be qualified for an entry-level job in about two years of full-time study. Alternatively, you can prepare for employment more quickly through an intensive vocational program at a trade school. For instance, Ohio’s Lincoln Electric Company offers a comprehensive program that prepares people for a welding career in just 20 weeks and 600 hours of hands-on instruction.

Where can I take welding classes?

Your options for welding classes depend on where you live and whether you’re willing to travel. Many skilled professionals offer private or group welding classes across the U.S. Some high schools offer classes for teens, but many people learn from a private trainer or in a junior college or vocational school. Students learn basic welding, machining and fabrication processes, including using gas and arc welding equipment, and qualify for an apprenticeship or internship. Other colleges as well as vocational schools have two-year associate’s degree programs that prepare you to take the welding certification exam and seek full-time employment.

How much is welding training?

The cost of welding training depends on where you take your classes and how quickly you want to complete the program. In general, junior college welding classes are the least expensive, but may take longer; trade schools offer intensive classes that lead to certification more quickly, but are more expensive. For example, Cerritos College, a junior college in Los Angeles that offers a welding training course, charges an average of $46 per unit; most of their welding certificate programs require 19 units of coursework, so cost about $875 each to complete. Pro-Weld, an on-site welding school in Idaho, offers three different welding courses. The 36-week welder fabrication and the 24-week gas tungsten arc welding courses each cost an average of $3,300, while pipe welding costs an average of $2,500 for a 24-week session or an average of $4,500 for a 52-week session. The 20-week comprehensive program at the Lincoln Electric Company in Ohio costs an average of $9,500. Many programs require students to purchase approximately $120-$200 worth of personal welding equipment in addition to textbooks or other class material fees.

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