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Re: [Shop-talk] Welding Class Project Suggestions

To: "Patton Dickson" <>, "Shop-Talk" <>
Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Welding Class Project Suggestions
From: "Eric J Russell" <>
Date: Sat, 3 Jan 2015 21:06:49 -0500
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>I am finally signed up for a welding class at a local Community College.
> Any suggestions as to projects I should try.

What are your needs for the future? Most of the students are likely to be 
hoping for employment whereas as a hobbyist your needs may be different. As 
others have stated, they tend to use 1/8" - 1/4" thick steel in these 
classes. If you're wanting to learn to weld auto body steel then you may 
need to speak up and perhaps bring some sample pieces for 

Eric Russell
Mebane, NC 

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