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Elk River Sheet Metal Fabricators

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  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Douglas P.
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Project is coming along. John is careful to listen and willing to accommodate as best possible. Plus side is the fact that his service is mobile and comes to your site. Would highly recommend John's Welding for metal working needs large or small.

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Shelly Campbell Studios
from 18 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
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Debbie B.
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Shelly repaired a piece of metal furniture for me. She was highly responsive, honest, personable and did excellent work. Her repair saved me from having to purchase new furnishings.

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George Hindley LLC
from 9 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
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Julie D.
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George was great for our project, a custom metal stove hood cover. It was the first one he'd done so it took a little longer than expected but he kept me informed throughout the process. He is a true craftsman.

The Double SP
from 1 review
  • 6 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Tomo L.
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I needed some limited production metal work. Nick did the job for MUCH less than the job shops, and the quality was MUCH better that I could do in my basement. I am very happy customer.


I can do installation and fabrication of counter tops like granite and quartz. I also do sinks. I also offer very good prices with 23 years of experience in the buisness


Moorhead Machinery & Boiler Co. is the best place to service your boiler repair, welding or metal fabrication. Call us today for more information.


I offer welding and fabrication services in Minneapolis, MN. I also provide steel services and products to meet all of your industrial and commercial needs.


We are a family owned and operated, full service company specializing in constructing hydraulic hose saws and offering a wide array of other services. We combine quality workmanship and technology.

  • 16 years in business

Afordable professional welding and fabrication in shop or portable I'll fix anything.


We weld steel, aluminum, stainless, bend, shear, turn, and mill. We do design and repair as well. We make a better mouse trap. Whether it's big or small, we fix them all. (Small jobs are welcome.)

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

I provide miscellaneous metal fabrication services including stairways, ornamental fencing, and furniture such as benches and tables. I also do welding repair.


B&B Roofing of Buffalo, MN is your best choice for local sheet metal and roofing needs. Call us today and let us know how we can help you with your next big roofing project!


We believe that a professional, ethical organization grows long- term relationships and fosters good business for all. Our goal is to provide our customers with the best possible service and return on their metals with our domestic and international vendor relationships and our dedicated staff. We look forward to creating an efficient system for optimizing your metal recycling and beginning our business partnership.


I can do a wide variety of metal fabrication work using flux-cored or mild steel MIG welding device. I can also do cutting, some bending and a wide variety of fabricating. I can also build from print.


I can provide stainless steel fabrication and welding in all types of thickness. I can also provide polishing.


Manning Fabricating is a custom steel/metal fabrication shop that does anything from steel targets to floor drain covers and retail display shelves. We can custom design something for you, or you can bring us your design idea or problem, and we can help you. Our number one goal is to make our customers happy they chose us.


We have home business and transportation services. We work on boats, cars, trucks, appliances and all types of repairs and fabrication.


We specialize in architectural sheet metal for residential and commercial projects including gutter and downspouts, copper bay roofs, standing seam metal roofs, custom metal work, flat soldered decks, and aluminum soffit and fascia systems. As an industry leader in full service to homeowners and contractors, we've been turning gray skies to blue since 1950! Whether you're looking for a full-service installation, just want to purchase materials to install yourself, or are in need of custom sheet metal fabrication, Sheridan Sheet Metal is your one-stop shop. We're open to the public, and most materials are in stock ready to go. Call or stop in today, and request a fast free estimate on your project.


Our quality work shows what we stand for, we pay attention to our customers needs and pride ourselves in keeping our level of integrity. When others in our industry are worried about sales and their own bottom line, we at B&B concern ourselves with service quality and ensuring a positive experience for everyone we do work for. A positive relationship that lasts a lifetime is worth much more than hitting a sales quota. In fact around here we don't worry about quota's we are just here to make sure the people of our community can be confident and comfortable, that is the B&B guarantee and it is our oath to uphold a higher standard to ensure the comfort and safety of families, a home is a sacred place and it should be cherished. "The Area where they were working was cleaner when they left than it has been for years, and my house is warm and cozy again, thanks Bill and Bryan. " -Mary S. from Alexandria, MN


Most of your welding and fabrication needs are done right on-site. I like a challenge, so don't be afraid to call!


I am a welder/fabricator who is looking for a full-time position. I do TIG and MIG welding and fabrication at your facility. 1st shift long-term position is the best.

Q & A

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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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