Dodge Garage: Behind The Torch Part 1

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THE FIRST ARC. Everything clicked. The Miller Bobcat generator snapped to life as one of us held the toggle switch up to turn it over. A few minutes prior, a handful of new apprentices, myself included, snuck towards an unused room at the back of the UAW/Chrysler National Training Center. This was a covert operation; … Read More

Worst. Advice. Ever.

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We’ve all been on the receiving end of on-the-job advice that sounded solid, and we accepted it as gospel, especially if it came from a more experienced person. Lo and behold, something comes along that makes us question whether the advice was all that, or even wrong. Here’s an example of some welding advice that … Read More

Still Building America: Logan Merry

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Logan Merry is the personification of the cliché, “Do what you love and the money will follow.” He combined his creativity, training, and skills to set up his own commission-based operation creating functional, artistic solutions to problems, and he enjoys the entire process, from consulting to cashing checks. (Continue reading)