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Old 01-29-2007, 01:24 PM
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OK, I just joined the club, and my work is totally garage oriented. Like finished and heated space, good windows with lots of light, 20 steps from the kitchen, I work alone with the music on. No, I love working in Vermont at home, and it's all about the family here. My 5 kids all home school, TV FREE, no dope, and church every Sunday. God is real, and very good!

I heard about a TIG welder that somebody made from junk yard parts. I'd like to try that, because I need that capability here. Does anybody have experience with that project? How does it work? OK? I'll find it somewhere around here, but I just wanted to hear some reviews of the tool before jumping into ANOTHER project. You know what I mean.
All the Best! and "Thanks".
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Welcome Jon..........The homebuilt Tig thing has been discussed here........using an auro alternator, if I remember correctly............Dont know how well they work. The threads are probably in the Garage/tools forum.
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Welcome aboard.....there is also a search function on this site that you can use to find things.
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First I want to nominate Henry to be head of the welcoming committee.

Search for the "homemade alternator". It's a lot of work and will take you a lot of time to make it.
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Welcome to the site jlandell. Lots of info and opinions here. To get the most out of the site check out the Knowledge Base and use the search function for quick answers to your questions. As well check out the Project Journals for info and inspiration. Glad to have you here and enjoy the site.

Here's a link to the homemade TIG:

My DIY tig welder..
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