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Baton Rouge Welders

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from 17 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Angela M.
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Very satisfied with the workmanship and dependability of PAT'S WELDING.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Dean P.
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The best welding you'll ever find right here with this man!! Fast response! Hire with confidence!!very professional!

  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

Getting the job done right is my top priority,an making sure the customer is happy.


We provide decent service


I weld six different alloys, pipe and structural, from bumpers and toolboxes to grills and many other fabrication that I do.

  • 4 years in business

I have a rig truck for mobility, can come to you if needed. Also have a small shop for small projects. On call 24-7


We provide ornamental iron, awning, gutter, sheet metal, and onsite welding and any general construction for a reasonable price.


We do welding of aluminum, steel pipe, structural and about anything. We repair machinery. We are available 24/7. We will go to you, or you come to us.


My services include welding fabrication of structural metal work. I do detailed design for horse fences, dog kennels, boat lifts, docks, bulk heads, wharfs, hunting stands and blinds, batting cages, etc.

  • 9 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

I take tremdous pride in everything I do. I have two small children looking up to me and I refuse to disappoint them. My work ethic is strong and honest.


I do shop fabrications and repairs of welded items in various alloys such as carbon, stainless, and aluminum metals.


I am a certified welder. I repair wrought iron gates. I also do landscaping (flowerbeds), pressure washing and weeding.


I'm a specialist in small welding jobs. I will get the job done right and affordable.


I have over 15 years of experience in my field, working offshore in oilfield, gas, bridge construction, and plants. I'm traveling international. I'm capable of stick, flex core, and MIG in different alloys.


We have portable certified pipe welders, large diameter steel piping and tie-ins. Shop fabrication is available. We will travel to any location if an agreement is reached, and we can furnish pipeline supervision and project management personnel. Contact John.


We do fabrication and welding on oilfields and farms. We build skids, decks and oil rig parts. We do all types of process piping TIG, stick, MIG and flux core.


ACE Welding specializes in all methods of metal welding, From Structural steel to Aluminum alloy

  • 17 years in business

We are a local welding and fabrication business located in the Hammond area that has over 25 years of experience

  • 18 years in business

With repairing you save money and get back on the road quickly again. Making the process easy and fast for you. We are a reliable service company with a wide range of experience.

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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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