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.
Tack Welding Tips
Host Amy Devers shares tips and techniques for tack welding.
Learn more about welding, including tack welds, filling welds and cleaning welds.
TIG Welder Basics
The Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) welder generates heat from an electric arc between the electrode at the tip of the torch, the filler rod, and the metal part that's being welded.
Ed the Plumber offers tips on how to make soldering easier.
Basic Pipe Tips
The plumbing system in your home is simpler than you might think. Find straightforward information about pipes, fittings and the fundamentals of plumbing repair.
Got a painting project on your to-do list? Learn these basic painting tips to ensure the project goes smoothly and looks great.
These tips and tricks for using sandpaper will help keep any project running smoothly.
These expert tips and hands-on techniques from Restoration Realities can be used in many of your restoration projects.
Learn the Basics About Home Insulation
Insulation is critical to managing your utility bills and keeping you and your family comfortable.
The Basics of Eco-House Construction
Learn about the most common methods for building an eco-friendly house, including foundations, walls and roofs.
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