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Lodi Welders

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Weld Pro
4.6
from 30 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
Marcene F.
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Very easy to work with and communicated well with me. Responded promptly when discussing project. Received top quality work from Barry. If ever needing welding services on another project in the area I will be reaching out to Weld Pro. Thanks Barry! :) - Marcene / Fairborn USA, Inc.

Doug patton
4.7
from 13 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Teresa H.
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Doug was on time and got the job done quickly and accurately. He was polite and wound up charging me less than his quote. I would definitely recommend him to anyone who has a welding need.

  • 5 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Heather C.
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Matthew helped me with several tasks around the house including a welding project. He did great work and was friendly, reliable, and creative. I would hire him again, and recommend to friends.

FMS Metal Works
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Marc C.
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Matt at FMS Metal Works did a fine job from the start of the process of contacting me regarding the potential job to providing me with the proper paperwork for a job quote. The end product/project was more than satisfactory. Compared to the other bids I received from Thumbtack app he was very professional in promptly returning email/phone calls about the potential job. There were some welding vendors that did not return my inquiries about the possible project and one that wanted to start the job on the spot that day of the job quote without any type of job contract or he was not gonna do it at all. Be careful about vendors that do not want to provide you with a job estimate that both parties can agree on. Overall experience with FMS metal works was good. Will definitely do business again for future welding projects.

  • 28 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Charlie A.
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Mike performed the welding right away on the same day. He made welds on brackets for an automotive differential brackets the will stand up to engine torque and rough roads. Great job!

Nunes Welding & Fab Works
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Koslynn I.
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Tony did professional work repairing my car hauler.his welding skills are superb. I would recommend his work to anyone that needs any type of welding/fabrication work performed. Very pleasant to talk too and Tony is very flexable when it comes to work being performed and payment

Iron Tree_Metal works
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Susan G.
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James did a weld on our 50’s chrome tube chair. Very clean weld done quickly. Definitely recommend.

Njternes welding
1.0
from 1 review
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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I have over 12yrs in welding i can weld anything and have it done the right way you will agree that you made an excellent. Choic choosing to do business. With me

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We specialize in faucets, toilets, disposals, water heaters, repiping and repairs, decks, patios, sidewalks, driveways, welding and fabricating.

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I weld and fabricate metal steel and aluminium. I take great pride in my work. I do other jobs too, like custom remodeling of baths, kitchens and additions.

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I am a professional TIG welder/fabricator. I build race cars and any welding jobs on the side that suit my skills. Thank you for your interest. Please do not hesitate to contact me for more details.

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Our customers are #1. The team at abc welding is professional, courteous, well trained and certified in Ark (stick) unlimited, Tig, Mig (FCAW and GMAW) and Aluminum. We service the Bay Area with our mobile team of welders who strive to meet and/or exceed your expiations. Please give us a call or Email for a free quote Monday thru Saturday. abc welding specializes in the installation and/or repair of security gates, grills, doors, fence hand rails and stairs. The team at abc welding has more than a 100 years of combined experience in the steel fabrication trade. Each welder poses a vast back ground in all phases of construction, from the ground up. But, at the same time we do not loose sight of the needs of the individual consumer. When hiring a welder or any other professional tradesman ask to see their certifications that apply to the job they are doing for you. Never give any contractor full payment before the job is completed. 25% of the total payment of the job to show your commitment and so the contractor is not out the cost materials is average. A professional will get the job done right the first time saving you money, time, and most of all peace of mind. He will walk you through changes you make and the cost involved, help to uncover hidden cost that non-professionals may not be aware of, be honest and up front in the way he bids the job. Time and Materials or just a package bid.

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We offer custom welding and fabricating. We provide mini excavator work and junk removal. We also fix the walking floor trailers.

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We specialize in commercial hollow metal door installation and repair, hollow metal door and hardware, exit devices and lock sets. Weld repair is a specialty. We also do handyman, basic plumbing, construction and painting.

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I weld small projects. Thank you for your interest. Please do not hesitate to contact me for more details.

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All fabrication,repairs, and welding services. AWS certified and metallurgy knowledge.

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I have been welding for 6 years. I graduated from Grey Stone Vocational Welding School. I graduated with four processes: SMAW, GMAW, FCAW and OAW. I also do plasma cutting. I also do stainless and aluminum welding. I do grinding, pipe welding, sit up, and brazing.

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I do mig and tig welding on 18 gauge and up. Specialized in auto metals related and aluminum, stainless steel, aluminum, and mild steel. I can go to you or you can come to me.

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I offer mobile fabrication with knowledge of welding specification, metal integrity and overall preparation. I can provide 10 years' experience and guaranteed results.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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. I graduated with honors from Los Medanos College in 2013, majoring in welding technology. I currently hold two certifications in shield metal arc welding and i am working on a third.

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I provide certified welding services in mig, tig, and stick welding. I also provide 24hr emergency services for agricultural needs and emergency security repairs. Don't settle for the garage repair welder! I'm your local, certified, professional fabricator. I can build gates fences, railings, trailers, car ports, metal buildings, and anything that you need welded.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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