Meet Josh

Josh Welton, owner/operator of Brown Dog Welding LLC fabrication and art studio in Detroit Michigan, is an established welder, fabricator, teacher, artist, writer, social media influencer, podcast host, entrepreneur, and automotive enthusiast. He is a contributing writer to TheFabricator.com and The Welder Magazine (FMA Publications), as well as DodgeGarage.com. He is the 2018 recipient of the WEMCO/AWS Foundation Excellence in Welding Award in the Media category for his contributions to promoting welding. An adventurous spirit and willingness to take risks have brought Josh opportunities for writing and welding around the world. Josh's love of the blue collar world drives his desire to increase awareness of the viability of skilled trades jobs. Branching off of his successful column with TheFabricator.com, he and his wife, Darla, are launching a community initiative called "Still Building America," which will promote awareness of jobs, training, and other skilled trade opportunities. A series of children's books and tool kits will be included as part of the project. Josh prides himself in the quality of his work and living up to the "Made in USA" name.

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Meet Josh

Josh Welton, owner/operator of Brown Dog Welding LLC fabrication and art studio in Detroit Michigan, is an established welder, fabricator, teacher, artist, writer, social media influencer, podcast host, entrepreneur, and automotive enthusiast. He is a contributing writer to TheFabricator.com and The Welder Magazine (FMA Publications), as well as DodgeGarage.com. He is the 2018 recipient of the WEMCO/AWS Foundation Excellence in Welding Award in the Media category for his contributions to promoting welding. An adventurous spirit and willingness to take risks have brought Josh opportunities for writing and welding around the world. Josh's love of the blue collar world drives his desire to increase awareness of the viability of skilled trades jobs. Branching off of his successful column with TheFabricator.com, he and his wife, Darla, are launching a community initiative called "Still Building America," which will promote awareness of jobs, training, and other skilled trade opportunities. A series of children's books and tool kits will be included as part of the project. Josh prides himself in the quality of his work and living up to the "Made in USA" name.

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Trackhawk: American Psycho

Trackhawk: American Psycho

January 17, 2019

Website Exclusive by Josh Welton “I feel lethal, on the verge of frenzy. I think my mask of sanity is about to slip.” But it never quite does. The Made in Detroit Jeep Trackhawk maintains its outwardly calm cover at all times. This, even as its driver (yours truly) understands the charade, understands the depths … Read More

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TheFabricator.com: Wielding the tool of the gods for the first time

TheFabricator.com: Wielding the tool of the gods for the first time

December 13, 2018

Christian and Alex Bird are our 16-year-old twin cousins. They are my wife Darla’s only blood cousins, and they hold American/British dual citizenship. The boys live in England, but each summer they travel with their mom to the U.S. She does a good job of exposing them to different cultures and lifestyles and found some … Read More

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