This easy-to-use welder is reasonably priced and perfect for beginners. It comes with a MIG torch and grounding clamp—everything you need to get started welding right out of the box. It’s a Stick welder, a MIG welder and a TIG welder in one machine, making it extremely versatile for many projects. Buy this welder on Amazon now.
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These magnetic squares are a beginning welder’s best friend. They allow you to worry about staying safe and the actual bead you are welding instead of holding the two parts together. These two models WS301 and WS11094 are 3/4-in. thick, which is perfect for smaller material, and they offer a great range of angles to help weld your steel together. Find them online and at welding retailers for around $15 each Buy these welding squares on Amazon now.
You need a tough pair of gloves to stay safe while welding. These REVCO Black Stallion welding gloves consist of a sheep skin palm and a cowhide back ,which will keep the heat, sparks and voltage from getting to your skin while still allowing you to hold and move steel and the welding torch with ease. They are also lined to let you work comfortably. These gloves will last and keep you safe while welding. find them online for around $20. Buy these welding gloves on Amazon now.
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When welding the arc that creates the weld sends off concentrated UV and infrared rays, which will damage your eye in a short amount of time. The Metal Man welding helmet will be your first line of defense. Its auto-darkening lens will allow you to see what you’re doing when not welding and allows for adjustments in shade, sensitivity and how fast it darkens. And you won’t have to worry about the battery dying because it will recharge via solar cell as you weld. For $60 online, it’s a great helmet for the beginning welder. Buy this welding helmet on Amazon now.