Brown Dog Welding

Josh Welton

Owner
Brown Dog Welding
Mount Clemens, MI 48043
USA

Building ICONic vehicles in America

July 23, 2015

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A gearhead’s dream, ICON 4 x 4 turns out 24 vehicles a year that are highly functioning works of art. Go behind the scenes with Josh as he visits with owner Jonathan Ward.

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Still Building America—Taking it to the limit and then some

July 15, 2015

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To pursue his passion for racing, Shane Whalley taught himself how to weld. He designs and fabricates parts for the GTO he drives in drifting events and pushes them to the limit.

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How welding torch assembly affects performance and wear

July 9, 2015

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Paying attention to the torch assembly process and following proper procedure can minimize equipment malfunction and help prevent welding issues.

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Practice and preparation produce better athletes and welds

June 23, 2015

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Practices professional athletes use to improve their skills translate to producing high-quality welds and products.

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Still Building America—It’s a family affair

June 16, 2015

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Craig Montgomery of M&L Fabrication credits his family for much of his success in developing and sustaining his skills and passion for working with metal. The business he owns with his brother is thriving and growing.

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When welding repairs require special attention

June 4, 2015

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Some welding jobs require special attention to prevent damaging other parts of the structure being welded. A little thought before beginning a project goes a long way.

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Dealing with a medical hiatus from welding

May 26, 2015

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Medical issues are difficult, even more so when they limit your ability to work. Imagine having surgeries on your wrists when you are a welder and being told you have a long recovery time.

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Still Building America—Fabricating at lightning speed

May 20, 2015

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Drew “Ruby” Parker has landed what many would consider a dream fabricating job—body hanger for a racing team. Where will this job take him?

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Building your brand with social media

May 7, 2015

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Josh Welton’s social media efforts have helped him make money as an artist. Which applications does he use, and how does he use them?

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Beware promises of jobs and money, money, money

April 27, 2015

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Yes, it’s important to make a good wage. But it’s also important to work at something you enjoy. Don’t pursue a career simply because you’ve been told that good-paying jobs are available in that field.

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Still Building America: Trenton’s story—24 years old and a lead fabricator

April 15, 2015

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Bitten by the welding bug as a child, Trenton Bennett progressed in his craft and mastered TIG welding to become the lead fabricator at a large dairy plant in Ohio. As skilled as he is, he wants to be better. And he wants the older welders to cut the young guys some slack. “Everyone starts somewhere.”

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Troubleshooting TIG

April 9, 2015

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Struggling to get a strong arc and clean puddle in your TIG welding? Most of the time the answer lies between the machine and the torch, and occasionally the bottle.

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MIG welding troubleshooting tips

March 25, 2015

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Having problems with your MIG welding equipment? Maintenance and troubleshooting knowledge can help you keep it running like a top.

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Still Building America: Lexi’s story—Do what you love, and love what you do

March 19, 2015

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School boards across the country considering canceling shop classes need to hear from students like Lexi Noonan, a young welder who would have been “absolutely lost” if she had graduated from high school without learning a trade.

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It’s all in how you shape it

March 11, 2015

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When creating his sculptures, Josh Welton achieves the same form by shaping many different materials to fit his vision. It’s just metal; it’s all in how you shape it.

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