Five Minute Fridays

Five Minute Fridays

102 Episodes

Now here's a real-life kind of video series that's unique to We only bring on instructors who are down to earth and are able to articulate the down-and-dirty tips you need to improve your welding. Watch some of our instructors take a quick five minutes every Friday to answer their most common questions, and get a little window into their daily routines in the process.

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Five Minute Fridays
  • Roy Crumrine - FMF EP102 "First Aid"

    Episode 1

    This FMF is about another tool you hope you never need to use in the shop! That tool is a good Firstaid Kit

  • Roy Crumrine - FMF 101 "Hard Stuff First"

    Episode 2

    This week's FMF is asking if you do the hard stuff first or keep it till the end? I talk a bit about how I deal with this and how sometimes I have a hard time making it happen.

  • Roy Crumrine - FMF EP100!

    Episode 3

    Can you believe there’s 100 FMF episodes!? I can’t! This week I talk about a question that I get ask quite often and try to put to rest some questions that may have a been thought of about the WT&T Podcast. Also have an idea I’d like to try!

  • Roy Crumrine - FMF EP99 "Inspectors"

    Episode 4

    This week’s Five Minute Friday is answering a question about Inspectors. The good, bad and the ugly. Not all inspectors are the same but not all inspectors are bad. Here’s how I deal with them. Hope it helps and have a great weekend.

  • Roy Crumrine - FMF EP98 "Fire Extinguishers"

    Episode 5

    For this week’s, Five Minute Friday, we’re talking about fire extinguishers, but possibly one style that you may not have thought of for your home shop. Hope this helps. Have a great Fourth of July!

  • Roy Crumrine - FMF EP97 "The Future"

    Episode 6

    This week’s FMF is talking about a question I get asking about what to learn when getting into the trade. This is always my answer. Might have heard this before but still my thoughts. Hope it helps!

  • Roy Crumrine - FMF EP95 "Day Job Standards to Home Shop Standards"

    Episode 7

    This week’s FMF is about what standard have I brought home from my day job to my home shop. This might be something that could help you in your home shop too.

  • Roy Crumrine - FMF EP94 "Flow Rate"

    Episode 8

    This week’s FMF is talking about flow rates for different materials. I try to keep these rates very simple and standard. Hope this helps!

  • Roy Crumrine - FMF EP93 "BTS Starting a Side Hustle"

    Episode 9

    This week’s FMF is answering an email asking about tips to starting a side business. I thought it might be fun to talk about a few of the BTS things you may not think are important but they really are crucial for a business success.

  • Roy Crumrine - FMF EP92 "Stick Out"

    Episode 10

    This week’s FMF is talking about stick out for Tig welding. How far should you go with your tungsten?

  • Roy Crumrine - FMF EP91 "Cast to Steel Job"

    Episode 11

    This week I wanted to talk a little about the Harbor Freight Cylinder job I had this past weekend. Got a lot of the same questions on Instagram so thought it might help to answer them here! Have a great weekend!

  • Roy Crumrine - FMF EP90 "Let it Cool"

    Episode 12

    This FMF is all about letting your parts cool down if/when they get too hot. Knowing when your part is too hot, can really change how your puddle reacts.

  • Roy Crumrine - FMF EP89 "GD&T"

    Episode 13

    This week's question asked if they should learn GD&T as a welder?

  • Roy Crumrine - FMF EP88 "Arc Flutter"

    Episode 14

    Have you ever had it when you stop a world and the arc shutters or flutters? That’s what we’re talking about this week. Hope it helps. Enjoy.

  • Roy Crumrine - FMF EP87 "History"

    Episode 15

    Sorry for missing last Friday but we’re catching up on a Monday. This FMF is a little personal history and industry history.

  • Roy Crumrine - FMF EP86 "TIG vs Other Processes"

    Episode 16

    This week we’re talking about what to expect when trying TIG welding over other processes.

  • Roy Crumrine - FMF EP85 "Fixturing"

    Episode 17

    This week we’re talking about the different worlds and thoughts about fixtures. There can be very different takes on how they’re made and how well they work. How do you approach a fixture? Comment below. Have a great weekend.

  • Roy Crumrine - FMF EP84 "Next Day"

    Episode 18

    For this FMF I want to talk about setting up yourself for the next day. Taking a little bit of time before the end of the day to think about where you’d like to end your day can really make a big impact on the next morning.

  • Roy Crumrine - FMF EP83 "TIG Mistakes"

    Episode 19

    This FMF is about some of the mistakes I see people making while Tig Welding. Hope this helps!

  • Roy Crumrine - FMF EP82 "Shop Update"

    Episode 20

    This week I thought it would be fun to show you what we’ve been up to in the shop. Lots going on around the new house. Needed a lot of repairers…. Joys of buying homes but working though them and getting things squared away to make more WS videos soon!

  • Roy Crumrine - FMF EP81 "Open or Closed"

    Episode 21

    This week’s FMF is based off Joe Rogan’s podcast Ep 1943 talking about an open or closed loop mind set and how it could work for welding.

  • Roy Crumrine - FMF EP80 "Two Weeks"

    Episode 22

    This week's FMF is about what I think you should do when you put in your two weeks but they want to keep you. A friend of mine was dealing with this a few weeks ago and thought it would be a good topic.

  • Roy Crumrine - FMF EP79 "Maintenance"

    Episode 23

    This week’s FMF is all about welding machine maintenance. This is something often forgotten about what is something that is very important to keep your business going and the money flowing.

  • Roy Crumrine - FMF EP78 "Gasses"

    Episode 24

    This week we’re talking about Gasses! What kinds of gasses can you use for TIG outside of Argon.