Welding Tips: The Basics
Learn the basics of welding with these tips and general information on safety and common welding tools.
Always wear safety gear when welding: special clothing, gloves and welding mask.
A wire feed machine gives a continuous feed through the welding gun.
Common welding tools include a welding brush, hammer and wire cutters. A welding brush cleans up spatter, while wire cutters cut extraneous material from the end of the gun after welding is complete.