Build your skills with "The Aluminum Drill" laying lots of beads and learning from your progress/mistakes.
This is one of the very best skill drills you can do to improve your overall TIG welding skills.
This exercise has a whole lot of welding seat time without a lot of prep time.
Being able to weld a uniform bead is a fundamental skill in tig welding so it makes sense to devote plenty of practice to padding uniform beads on plate.
This is an outside corner joint using 11ga cold rolled steel. The 3 most important things to focus on are Arc length, torch angle, and keeping the tip shielded.
er70s6 1/16" filler rod
Let's weld an outside corner joint with what we've learned so far.