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Art of Welding, The

Featuring Ryan Friedlinghaus of West Coast Customs
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Ryan Friedlinghaus, the celebrated guru of automotive customization and cable TV star of Inside West Coast Customs, adds practical knowledge to William Galvery's acclaimed welding insight and everyday tips and tricks developed over his long professional career as an educator and earlier as a hands-on welder.
With high production values, IP is pleased to present The Art of Welding in full color and full size (8.5 x 11"). Photographs have been rigorously selected and produced to impart genuine training value. We've set the text in clear, large type. Graphics and illustrations have been fine-tuned for readability and content. We think this effort makes an excellent gift, and we've priced the volume as low as possible to encourage sales. Be sure to click the Excerpt tab, above, for examples.
This unique and original book improves upon the shortcomings of competitive titles by providing complete, in-depth coverage of the equipment and techniques used in the most popular welding processes: oxyacetylene, stick welding, MIG welding, and TIG welding. Although the bulk of the book is devoted to the more popular welding techniques, the authors also provide a chapter on soldering and brazing and another on plasma cutting. The Art of Welding is perfect for anyone who wants to learn welding to make repairs or as part of a hobby, including experienced welders who will find a number of tips and procedures to improve their welding technique.


  • In-depth coverage of the equipment and techniques used in the most popular welding processes, including oxyacetylene, stick welding, MIG welding, and TIG welding.
  • Features the pros and cons of each process and information on equipment, setup, materials, safety in each chapter.
  • Presents information in a lively, easy-to-follow design.
  • Provides a solid footing for the novice welder through a chapter that presents an overview of welding and another on tools and materials.