Welding For Dummies
Part I: Understanding Welding Basics.
Chapter 1: Diving Into the World of Welding.
Chapter 2: Considering Commonly Welded Metals.
Chapter 3: Setting Your Sights on Welding Safety.
Chapter 4: Setting Up Your Welding Shop.
Part II: Welding on a Budget: Stick and Tig Welding.
Chapter 5: Getting on the Stick: Understanding Stick Welding.
Chapter 6: Getting to Work with Stick Welding.
Chapter 7: To Tig or Not To Tig: Understanding Tig Welding.
Chapter 8: Trying Out Tig Welding.
Part III: Discovering Mig Welding.
Chapter 9: Understanding the ABCs of Mig Welding.
Chapter 10: Practicing Mig Welding.
Part IV: Getting Fancy: Plasma Cutting, Oxyfuel Cutting, and Other Processes.
Chapter 11: Examining Plasma and Oxyfuel Cutting.
Chapter 12: Ready, Set, Cut! Trying Out Plasma Arc Cutting and Oxyfuel Cutting.
Chapter 13: Exploring Special Weld Processes.
Chapter 14: Exploring Pipe Welding.
Chapter 15: Working with Cast Iron.
Part V: Putting Welding into Action with Projects and Repairs.
Chapter 16: Two Welding Projects to Boost Your Welding Shop.
Chapter 17: Constructing a Campfire Grill.
Chapter 18: Fixin' to Fix Things: Analyzing and Planning.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten Tools Every Welder Wants.
Chapter 20: (Not Quite) Ten Advantages of Being a Certified Welder.
Chapter 21: (Almost) Ten Welding Defects.
Chapter 22: Ten Signs You're Welding Correctly.
Chapter 23: Ten Maintenance Tips for Your Welding Equipment and Shop.