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Garden Grove Aluminum Tig Welders

Browse these aluminum tig welders with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Garden Grove.

  • 4 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
Elliott J.
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Amazing metal fabricator. He really knows what he is doing. Perfect welds!

Mike Bell's Welding
4.9
from 25 reviews
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Vanessa R.
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Mike welded casters to 11 shelving units. He showed up early, was very friendly and professional. He asked questions to make sure we were getting what we wanted. He even added on extra service and kept his pricing very reasonable. I would definitely recommend him for any general welding job, and will be using him again if we need other welding services done.

  • 2 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Garrett H.
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Charles is fantastic!! There are a bunch of welders and fabricators on Thumbtack, and I've talked with and used a few of them. Charles is BY FAR the best! If you have any welding or fabricating needs, call him first. He's the only call you'll have to make. Fantastic communication, fantastic work quality, fantastic response time. I am very relieved to have found my go-to welder, finally!

Moe the Welder
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Dean H.
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I hired Mo to come over and weld on a gooseneck adaptor to my 5th wheel trailer. he was prompt, reasonable and the workmanship was superb. i would hire him again for any welding job. i highly recommend him

ProWeld One
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Jon B.
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I needed a custom roll cage built for my offroad vehicle so I contacted ProWeld One and am very impressed with owner Brandon's welding and fabrication skills. My project turned out even better than expected. There are not many fabricators who care about their work like Brandon does. I would definitely recommend ProWeld One for anyone wanting quality work done

Marc lonsdale
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Maura B.
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Marc is fantastic - he made a metal base for a chair that I bought second hand. He did great work, finished early and stayed within our agreed upon budget. He even had to basically design the base himself, only going off of a couple picture, and it looks great! Such a pleasure to work with him - I highly recommend him for any of your metal 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.

Cortez Welding
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Rich C.
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Aaron is very professional and his work was outstanding. He fixed my outside door and I am thrilled that it all came together fast. I would hire Aaron again and highly recommend him.

  • 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.

Jose's Mobile Welder
1.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I have 10 years of experience in welding. I am certified by the American Welding Society and also in San Bernardino County. I carry an engine-driven welder and could weld anywhere from stick electrode to wire welding. Call or text for a free estimate.

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Services offered: - Safety gates - Fences - Tow hitches - Trailer fabrication - Flat screen TV, wall and ceiling mounts - Tables/benches - Vending machine repair - Custom vehicle accessories - Chassis and suspension work - Stands - Structural reinforcement - Decorative work - GYM equipment - Custom bracketry - Hand rails - Custom projects - Machinery repair - Off-road vehicle and motorcycle - And much, much more! We can build or fix most anything you have in mind. We provide guaranteed quality work, fair prices, and excellent customer service. Please call today to discuss your job. Call me for a quote.

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We do repair and fabrication of any steel and aluminum structure. We also do custom building of wrought iron security gates, home front doors, and fencing. Custom fabrication and design are available for any steel or aluminum structure.

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I can do all your wrought iron needs including fences, custom gates, pool enclosures, window protections and custom fireplace doors. Plasma designs are available upon request. Powder coating is also available.

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I do TIG welding and others. I do quality work, from security doors to fencing. I am willing to travel to locations.

  • 31 years in business
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Architectural Glass, Aluminum, Steel and Brass production, Glass Railings, Standoffs, Shower Doors, Office Partitions, Facade, Glass, Steel, Aluminum Profiles and Shoe Bases and hardware, Shower Door hinges, hardware.

  • 5 years in business
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Are you looking for an experienced welder but don't want to pay high, expensive rates? Well, you have come to the right place. I am experienced in structural, pipe and custom fabrication for your home, office or anywhere else you can think of. You cannot find better quality for an affordable rate!

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We're a family-owned and operated company, serving the Los Angeles County since 1980. We're LA-certified, insured, and bonded. We specialize in aluminum, stainless steel, copper, all structural, and light gauge steel. - Demi - auto and fabrication and cutting - Pipe - ASME, SEC9, and API 1104 - Pressure vessel, gas, and cross country - Gate and mailbox repair - Restaurant stainless steel appliances repair

  • 13 years in business
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I am a Venice based welder and fabricator. I specialize in making custom pieces for my clients. I utilize MIG welding of stainless steel or mild steel and TIG welding of bronze. I also specialize in custom plasma cutting or other.

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Work Objective I aim to utilize my vast welding experience to further my career within the aerospace industry and metal fabrication and welding skills. Work History * Eaton Aeroquip 3/14/2015-current Certified welder to AWS D17.1 Assemble fit and weld several different parts, using fixtures according to blue prints. I work with aluminum, titanium, inconel and stainless steel. * IMMEC Inc. Welder-Fabricator 9/12/2014-12/08/2014 A welder-fabricator maintains, fixes and repairs machinery at companies like Hostess, Wriggles Gums, General Meals and McCormick. I do general welding and maintenance. * CRES PAC Inc. 8/05/2014-9/15/2014 A welder-pipe fitter maintains, welds and repairs machinery to ensure production. * AWNINGS ABOVE US 4/28/2014 - 8/05/2014 Welder I weld and fabricate awnings and canopies, as well as create blue prints. * WALLACE SHEET METAL 1/14/3014-4/20/2014 Welder I weld and assemble stainless steel conveyors to blue prints. * WSI 11/10/2013-1/10/2014 Welder I operate and incanel weld carbon, steel pipe for nuclear and power plant to blue print specifications. * Superform USA 1/2007-8/2013 Precision Aerospace Welder - Aerospace program Certified Welder to AWS D-17:2001 Class A - Support critical manufacturing operations monthlyproduction requirements - Work on Research and Development programs with Engineering - Provide critical support for structural fabrication operations - Support facilities maintenance program - Manage multiple assignments at one time - MIG and TIG machine welding - General welding and support machinery experience - Vast experience generating manufacturing jigs and fabrication tooling * La Bruna Industries-Ontario, California 9/2002-1/2007 Welder / Fabricator - sheet metal: layout and blue print work for daily fabrication operations - prototype work on newly developed fixtures and jigs - shear, press brake and welding operations - tube bending for daily fabrications - general metal shop equipment experience * Brydenscott-San Bernardino, California 9/1998-9/2002 Welder/Fabricator - I.S.O welding operation - sheet metal: layout with blue prints daily manufacturing operations - work on fixtures and jigs - general assembly and welding operations - metal shop/machine shop experience Qualification * 1998 - Current: welding and fabrication techniques * MIG and TIG machine welding experience * Heliarc Fabrication welding experience * Spot welding experience * Aluminum as well as Stainless Steel and Titanium experience * Program Certified welding to AWS D17.1 Achievements * Forklift certified 2006-Current Certification for Aerospace Welding References or salary history will be supplied upon request. I have over 17 years of experience in welding MIG, TIG, aerospace alluminums, stainless steel titanium and fabricating and fitting very detail and quality work. I have a knowledge of most sheet metal machinery, such as shears, band saw press, break punch press, mills, torch plasma and most air and power hand tools.

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For 40 years, American Riggers has provided our professional services nationwide in construction management, heavy machinery moving, heavy rigging, erecting, millwright, welding, transportation (nationwide), warehousing, shipping inbound and outbound with freight forwarding, and brokerage services.

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I specialize in metal fabrication and sculpting, tube bending, sanding, grinding, TIG welding, aluminum, steel, stainless, and MIG, arc, and stick welding.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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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