How to MIG Weld a Pan and Pot Holder [Guide] | HobartWelders

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
  • Drill
  • Grinder
  • Square ruler


Pan holder step 1
Cut the tubing into three pieces, to the lengths of your choice. 
Pan holder step 2
Cut the tubing at 45-degrees on both ends of the long piece and at one end of each short pieces. 
Pan holder step 3
Pre-drill holes in square tubing of where you would like each hook to be placed. 
Pan holder step 4
Tack the outer corner and make sure it is square.
Pan holder step 5
Tack the inner corner of the tubing.
Pan holder step 6
Repeat step 4 & 5 on the other side. 
Pan holder step 7
Weld both corners of the tubing.
Pan holder step 8
Tack on the end caps and then weld them to the end of the tubing.
Pan holder step 9
Grind away any imperfections. 
Pan holder step 10
Install the hooks.