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Swift Welding
from 9 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Betty T.
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Swift Welding provides excellent quality metal work. Dan Swift is a true creative force. He designs and fabricates beautiful and functional metal made exactly to order.

Absolute Welding
from 6 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy A.
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Welded our mail box back to it's pole - very fast, dependable, communicated well, excellent job.

  • 2 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Loretta Z.
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This is a wonderful company to work with. The product is just what we ordered!

Top Shot Customs
from 4 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Andre C.
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Jason does PHENOMENAL work. I had him to create a stand for our chandelier cake for our wedding. The artistry he used to create the stand is unique and my bride to be ABSOLUTELY loved it. I will definitely use him in the future to create other items for me and would recommend him to ANYONE looking for blacksmith work.

Blackburn Designs
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Margarette E.
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After working in a research lab for many years, I have the highest regards for those who design and fabricate in many materials. Josh took a 20 year old smoker/grill and totally reworked all of its problems including a manufacturing design flaw. This man has a relationship with metals that is rarely seen. I would give him 10 stars if it were possible--a true artisan as well as artist.

BK Masonry & Construction
from 1 review
  • 13 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Stephanie A.
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Brian helped us tremendously. We were traveling cross country and needed welding ASAP on our truck. He was kind enough to help us out by working on it that night. He was able to help assess the situation of our trailer hitch in the bed of our truck and work out a solution. He did great work and we are very greatful.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

I can do welding on all materials -- steel, stainless, and alum. I offer MIG, TIG, and flux core welding. I also have access to various machineries, e.g., brake press, CNC, sheers, etc. I can do mainly small repair/construction and manufacture of parts.


I do any small or big welding. I have the equipment, or you will be charged a rental fee. I do any job needing welding, patching up or any spot graded down. I do a nice, smooth service. I am an easygoing and hardworking guy. If you need the job done, or if you need a partner or leader at hand to take on any iron steel work and welding jobs, I am the man. I gained my experience working for 5 years. I do ship and boat yard welding for trinity marine products. I enjoy my time off, completing welding jobs. Call for the job offer and quote. Contact me via personal email to Inquire me to do work for you only firdays Saturdays and Sundays. Also call at anytime of the day I work 3 shift. So plz call my personal phone and or email me. To get a quote from me and to inquire on the project you would like for me to complete for you. No thumbtack cerdits till next week so could use all extra work and iam free Friday Saturday and Sunday till 5 in the afternoon and I can start 6 in the morning. That's on Sunday.but Friday and Saturday you make the call what time I show and leave or when job is complete.


I do light fabrication as well as aluminum and steel welding and production. I do welding on piece parts of the same thing. I can also go mobile.


I can do mobile or pickup or delivery. I mostly weld as side work. My prices are very reasonable, and the quality is professional.


I have 40 years experience in the welding business. My welding knowledge includes mig, tig, stick, and aluminum. No job to big, no job to small.


We do on-site welding, fabrication and repair. We have 30 years of experience. Our customers are our first priority. We have complete portable services to handle most jobs.


For many years now, LLT Machine Co Inc has been offering the most reliable and high-quality manual welding and CNC services in the Wilson County area. We are proud to be recognized as one of the area's absolute best. LLT Machine Co Inc specialize and work with machine shops, sheet metal companies, solar and semiconductors systems, as well as engineering corporations. In addition, we also offer on-site services to small to medium construction projects, as well as utility company sites. Services include CNC services, metal restoration, automobile metal machining, welding services, mobile welding, sheet metal fabrication, metal fabrication, draft shaft repairs, trailer hitch installation, heavy equipment repair, plant maintenance, pipe line services, conveyor systems, handrail welding, and structural steel welding. Our specialties include stainless steel, aluminum, copper, tubular frames, plate weldments, stick welding, tube, pipe, high-tensile steel, titanium, TIG welding, and MIG steel. Payments can be made through MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover Card, cashier's check, and cash only. Our hours are from Monday to Friday, 7:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.


We do on-site welding and fabrication. We do welding and fabrication of aluminum, steel and stainless steel. We fabricate products from steel aluminum and stainless steel. Our service is portable for all types of metal repair, including heavy equipment.

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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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