This video is about stick welding an uphill outside corner joint in 1/4" (6mm) thick hot rolled steel.
I initially intended to just show a single pass weld as compared to a 2 pass weld but I ran into a few wrinkles so I thought I would show all the good, bad, and yes ugly.
You’ve probably read how aluminum needs to be really cleaned thoroughly before welding.
A lot of aluminum can be tig welded without doing a whole lot of cleaning it really depends on the application.
For general fabrication, often times a wipe with acetone or alcohol will do the trick if the me...