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Lancaster Welders

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  • 2 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Lin M.
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Dan is reliable, and very polite... He came out and cut a a tree for me with very short notice to ensure it was gone before the closing of my home.... I am going to hire him to do some welding on our farm highly recommend

  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Aaron T.
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This was a great experience and could not have gone better from the quality of the work to the customer service. I highly recommend this company for any welding needs.

  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Martin L.
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I needed two couplers made and welded on a galvanized steel exhaust system. Everett did a outstanding job and was very meticulous in getting everything to line up perfectly. He had the right tools, equipment most of all, knowledge and skills to complete this welding project. I highly recommend using him in the future, for any welding tasks, especially custom work.

Midnight Steel Welding
from 6 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Bob H.
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All went well, put several goals that had been out of safe use back into service. Will have him return for more welding during idle play periods.

Naked Sculpture
from 5 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Graham S.
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I recommend Dan and his metal work expertise without any hesitation. Job well done! His shop and set up is truly impressive. So easy to make an appt. He charged me a very fair price which was a fraction of what another welder/artist wanted to charge me in Columbus, for such a simple brass metal weld repair. It was well worth my while to drive 29 miles each way from downtown to his shop in the country. It was such a pretty drive through the surrounding picturesque farmland, too. I'd hire him again and again. Thanks Thumbtack!

Howell Construction
from 6 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Miranda B.
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I needed the windows of my multi-family property to be secured with window bars. He gave a great suggestion of using rebar and welding them, which ended saving me money in total cost/labor. VERY professional, prompt and kind!

Fluent Welding, LLC
from 3 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Derek S.
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I was in a bind with piece of equipment I needed repaired in an emergency. This company worked through the night to get me going for the next day! I would highly recommend. Very skilled and high quality work!

Lisa T.
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Our experience with Mann's Fabrication & Welding has been extremely professional and the quality of their work can't be beat. We will definitely be using their services in the future!

Holloway Welding
from 2 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Frank Z.
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Chuck Holloway is a breath of fresh air. The service his company provided was everything you expect but hardly ever see. I can't wait to use his company again. Way to go!

from 1 review
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Ken E.
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Welded my log chute as requested in a timely manner. Great job!

Welding Expressions
from 1 review
  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Eric W.
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Ryan showed up on time and as scheduled! The job turned out to be a bit more than I expected, and Ryan came up with a solution and resolved it! I'm very pleased with the quality of his work!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jay P.
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Mr. DePugh did excellent welding work coming to me to weld a part back onto my tractor mower & spending time to make sure it was going to be secure. Plan to purchase firewood from him this winter as well. Good Experience.


I can stick or TIG weld any metal you have. I also have plasma- or torch-cutting capabilities to do some fabrication work. If you have anything metal that you would like sandblasted or powder coated, let me know.


We do welding fabrication and repair. We do steel service only at this time. We can do service at my location or yours with a $50 service call and 2-hour minimum charge.


I do mig, til, flux, arc, plasma, grinder and cut torch, and I also repair it. I have experience for nine yrs. and did crane operator.


We do any type of welding and fabrication with all different metals and will make sure the product fits your needs We enjoy making our customers happy with the finel product

  • 16 years in business

I strive for quality and perfection. I have almost 20 years of experience welding fabrication. Mig tig steel aluminum stainless. I can build anything with my hands. I can be creative


We offer micro-manufacturing services including: * laser * CNC router * metal fabrication * welding * embedded control


I can weld pretty much anything and fabricate anything metal to your specifications. I can travel too.


I do all types of welding and pipe fitting. I do farm machinery repair and heavy equipment repair. No job is too big, or too small.


Very customer oriented. I like the customers to be involved with the design and layout of the project. What the customer wants is what the customer gets. Steel last almost forever. In 20 years from now I can drive by with my son and point out a job or project I worked on and say I did that. I'm proud of it because it's still standing.

Q & A

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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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