How to MIG Weld a Pan and Pot Holder [Guide]
Follow step-by-step instructions on how to create a pan and pot holder using the IronMan™ 240 wire feed welder.
Tools and Materials Needed:
- Hobart® Ironman™ 240 MIG welder
- 1 – 10’ piece of 1.25” tubing, .065 wall
- 2 – 12 gauge ¼” x ¼” squares for end caps
- 10 – ¼”-20 hooks (2” threaded)
- 20 – 1” washers (1/4” hole)
- 20 – ¼”-20 nuts
- 1 chain
- Square ruler
Cut the tubing into three pieces, to the lengths of your choice.
Cut the tubing at 45-degrees on both ends of the long piece and at one end of each short pieces.
Pre-drill holes in square tubing of where you would like each hook to be placed.
Tack the outer corner and make sure it is square.
Tack the inner corner of the tubing.
Repeat step 4 & 5 on the other side.
Weld both corners of the tubing.
Tack on the end caps and then weld them to the end of the tubing.
Grind away any imperfections.