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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Still Building America: Cathleen McNally, from Army welder to instructor

Still Building America: Cathleen McNally, from Army welder to instructor

November 12, 2018

Welder Cathleen McNally grew up building houses and working on cars with her dad. Those experiences kick-started an interest in the trades that would ultimately guide her career path in welding. She served our country as a welder in the Army and now teaches the trade to high school students. (Continue Reading)

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TheFabricator.com: Welding, wages, and doing what you love

TheFabricator.com: Welding, wages, and doing what you love

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More and more these days, young people are being encouraged to pursue careers in the trades. Jobs are waiting to be filled. But do these jobs pay a livable wage? Can a skilled worker expect a wage that justifies the expense of training and hard work that go into mastering a skill? These questions are … Read More

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Still Building America: Tiffany Orff’s path to welding

Still Building America: Tiffany Orff’s path to welding

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Welder Tiffany Orff’s life has been full of curves, both on and off the road. When seeking to have the suspension on her extreme static dropped Chevy Tahoe repaired, she embarked on a journey that led to her becoming co-owner of Custom Industries and pursuing formal training in welding. I was introduced to Tiffany Orff through … Read More

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