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VNC Iron Works & Fencing
4.6
from 152 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 217 hires on Thumbtack
Joe W.
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Awesome service and went far beyond what I requested. Very knowledgeable and explained what he was going to do and then did it expertly. Would recommend him to anybody needing welding services. Thank you!!!

Full Metal Welding
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Mark C.
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The welds on my 5th wheel hitch broke and two welders I called did not want to take on the task. Full Metal came out and removed a skirt to exposed the damaged area and said they could repair it. When my schedule permitted, I came back to my trailer and on one day's notice they came out and completed the job in one day by working late. They repaired the broken welds and put in 8 new gussets to reinforce the under designed framework. We were on the road the next day and all is going well. They guaranteed their work and did a great job!

Donna C.
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Jacob worked on my 3000 sq' foot storage facility and his workman ship was outstanding. He knew every aspect of this construction project from forming the foundation, insulating, finishing out the metal trim and installing roll up doors. He is a very good welder who is punctual and works very hard. Brian Crenwelge - Owner of Longhorn Storage, Harper, Texas

Hopper's Welding Service
4.0
from 1 review
    Tom M.
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    I had a badly bent part to a flatbed trailer, I needed it replaced. Patrick made another just like t that solved my problem, while I waited, This job was too small for some other welders. Patrick, at Hopper's Welding got me back on the road quickly, and at a reasonable cost, I'll definitely get him to work on my equipment again.

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    Repairs and fabrication of gates, rails, balconies and stairs. Can also build BBQ pits and smokers for very reasonable prices. Located on Hunter Road near Comal Co line. Call me for fast bid on any job. I can start immediately! I grew up welding in my family's welding business and have over ten years experience as a welder. Please call me today. Cody Beard

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    I weld and I'm great at it. I can operate any machine you put in front of me like bobcat, etc. I have wonderful work ethic.

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    We offer general and custom welding and fabrication services. We do gates, fencing, hand rails, BBQ pits, repairs, etc. No tig welding please.

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    Call me for a free estimate in the San Antonio area. We do welding of any kind of fences (wood and wrought iron). Other services include decks, patios, concrete, power washing and much more! Just call and we will let you know if it's something we can do.

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    Operating with integrity we will Repair and Re-fabricate broken steel,wrought iron fencing,wood fencing,and gates to your 100% satisfaction.

    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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