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Valerie WeihmanRock - Friday, September 9, 2011 - 11:27pmWelding Introduction | MIG | TIG | welding
Here is a Quick comparison of Welding Processes that I thought would be helpful. Written in everyday language. (AKA means Also Known As.)
SMAW: Shielded Metal Arc Welding AKA: Stick, Arc, Rod Burning, Stinger
Sam Alcantara - Sunday, June 5, 2011 - 11:32pmbed | bedframe | day of the dead | furniture | mig welding | steel | welding
This is a bed frame i'm making: "Day of the Dead" theme.
Not sure if i wanna incorporate copper accents, perhaps use the copper skull in the one picture, or do all steel, OR do some stainless stuff.
tduerig - Saturday, June 4, 2011 - 3:31pmoxy-acetylene | stainless | steel | TIG | welding
Howdy ArtMetal folk. I dunno if I'll ever update this blog but I love browsing and will likely continue to update my picasaweb album as I go (see signature).
Figured I'd start with a post of a tiny history with a couple images.
Sam Alcantara - Sunday, May 22, 2011 - 11:16pmcandle holder | copper | flowers | welding
sebulonska - Thursday, March 24, 2011 - 4:32amalchemist 19th century | bar | blacksmith | boat | copper | patina | restaurant | vintage | welding
scrapironmatron - Monday, February 7, 2011 - 1:39amrecycled materials | steel | welding
scrapironmatron - Monday, February 7, 2011 - 1:38amrecycled materials | steel | welding
little doug - Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 1:34amSculpture Gallery | found objects | metal sculpture | mig welding | steel | welding
little doug - Saturday, January 1, 2011 - 3:18amSculpture Gallery | assemblage | brazing | found objects | metal sculpture | steel | welding
crquack - Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 9:41pmbrazing | hydrochloric acid | pickling | silver soldering | steel | welding
I have had little luck finding information on this topic. I did a search on a couple of fora as well as Google and I am still not sure I have the answers.
Briefly, I silver-solder small pieces of mild steel. The problem is cleaning them afterwards. The discolouration is quite pronounced. I understand that pickling is the answer and much has been written on pickling jewellery after soldering. However, little detail is available on pickling steel.