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How to Build a Welding Table

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John P. shows you how to build a brand new concept in welding tables. The CertiFlat kit allows you to purchase all the CNC laser cut parts needed to fabricate your own professional welding table. UPDATE: John P now offers fully fabricated welding tables complete with legs and wheels! Skip all the work, and get a table built by a pro for less than you can buy a DIY kit elsewhere! More info at: http://www.texasmetalworks.com/product/fully-fabricated-welding-table/ Also, check out the companion blog post with a listing of all sorts of accessories to accompany the table at: http://geekbeat.tv/how-to-build-a-welding-table/
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Matt Wilson (1 day ago)
What about rust? this is 100% one of those things you could build for much much less and do a better job with some 50x50 box and 10mm plate...
Pano Vino (5 days ago)
This welding table is so expensive that I don't want to scratch it.
acewelding (11 days ago)
The files for this are for sale on ebay, you can have the parts cut at your local laser profiler. Here's the link. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/142682357631?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
Iwan kurus (16 days ago)
Yes John, that is the great welding table in the world
antigen4 (27 days ago)
LOL $3000 ... sure ... sure that'll happen
Star Gazer (1 month ago)
This 30x30 table is a model FB3030 and costs $599 plus $160 for the leg kit. 03/2019.
James mays (1 month ago)
What did you do bout the splatter? I have always used antisplatter👍 with clean or jigs set
Frantisek Kopacik (1 month ago)
perfectly, very thanks
Kansa City Shuffle (2 months ago)
Few thousand dollars not hundred.
Alan Brown (2 months ago)
how thick is the top of the table ?
UniverseUnknown (2 months ago)
$3K.....that's not couple hundred....thats 30 hundred - 28 hundred more..... Cool table tho. Dislike.
BUD MAN (3 months ago)
guy says complete for a FEW HUNDRED DOLLARS. funny, on the website a 3 x 3 table like his would be over $1500 just top and legs . this is affordable for who ??
Hoghead _1 (4 months ago)
Whats the purpose of all the holes in the table?
Jeremy Miller (4 months ago)
This is how to assemble a welding table!! I like, it looks nice kinda excited about the couple hundred bucks. So I went to the site to find it for what you are putting together its is like $1100 bucks for a 3x4 table with out legs. Looks like a great table but the average home welder is not going to be able to afford that unless they are selling their services . Not saying all people cant but its hard to justify. There are a lot of shops around that can laser or water jet a piece of 3/8 for a lot less. Oh yes this table price is for a 1/4 in metal 3/8 is like 2k and 1/2 is $2500. I think i can make a nice table for less than $1100 even having it water jet cut. If you are any kind of welder you can build the same structure on bottom side without the tabs it will just take a little more time to get it tacked up. Time I have. Can you tell what the price is for the complete table you just built?
blunt3068 (6 months ago)
$2,499.00 is not "a couple hundred bucks"
effyou128 (7 months ago)
9 qUADRENTS? LOL Moron!!!! This is why Iron workers are looked down on and called stupid! and a glorified Laborer!!!
acewelding (8 months ago)
The files for this are for sale on ebay, you can have the parts cut at your local laser profiler. Heres the link. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/142682357631?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
domingo sandoval garrido (8 months ago)
como comprar una mesa para soldadura ?¿? [email protected]
AHS Society (8 months ago)
is that a welding shop or a clinic? I dont see how you keep it so clean. honestly
Daniel Balfour (9 months ago)
The title is misleading. It should read "How to BUY A WELDING TABLE KIT". And no, it won't be a "few hundred bucks" for a 36" square 1/4" plate, 4 legs and some caster wheels.
Tools & More DIY (11 months ago)
Fantastic Vid 👌🏻... Which State are you located? I'm a beginner, technically don't know a thing about welding, just happen to have loved it all my life, I'm 51 and want to get into Tig Welding for DIY PROJECTS and maybe hire one or two guys to start a very small business.
Nick Johnson (1 year ago)
I cant take anyone seriously with sams club tool cabinets
drew3811 (1 year ago)
How do you keep it from rusting?!? I’m going to get one but don’t want it to rust
martin ronck (1 year ago)
That´s a pretty cool welding table but it´s nearly professional. But all the pieces need to be laser cutted.
Can you send me the plans?
Shawn Eliason (1 year ago)
re-title your video bro
mrMacGoover (1 year ago)
AAAHHHH!! My A.D.D.!!! Is kicking in not even 15 minutes into this Video!! See Ya!!
Artem Sh. (1 year ago)
Cool!
Darren Andrew (1 year ago)
firstly im no welder and i could be wrong but it seems to me your bolts wouldnt be doing very much at all.wouldnt it made more sense to bolt the table top to the table underneath or to some other bench to stop any warping ? and even though the table is quite sturdy and heavy but as welding goes it looks very light duty to me.id like to see how flat it is in 6 months time after its had some good heat the last thing is those clamps that attach to the table are the flimsiest things ive ever seen ,cant see any work that is jigged up with them staying true sorry.will say your video was very good though you covered everything thoroughly without banter
psy06 (1 year ago)
this are so expensive in Australia..
Logan Smith (1 year ago)
I like this woodworking book “pepe amazing plan” (Google it). Some of the topics reviewed in the book include wood working strategies, justification on the development cycles of trees, and various lumber characteristics that craftsmen favor. Simply put I had to get a second copy for my father.
Joseph Burgard (1 year ago)
15k subs wonder why lol
I rather wait just a bit for chinese to having it knok off for a quater of the price, thanks you.
cafu andre (1 year ago)
your table sucks.
LWELDS.com (1 year ago)
Hi John, that is a sweet looking table. Great vid.
Raffy Magtibay (1 year ago)
Great Job!!!!
Raffy Magtibay (1 year ago)
How Much?
oscarmce (1 year ago)
miss leading title does not instill trust in your products!!!!!
Maicon Faggian (1 year ago)
Hi, I wonder what material is made at the tabl
Ravi Singhal (1 year ago)
Its a flop show
bob john (1 year ago)
the term 'either side' just refers to only one of the options, not both, the term 'each side' is probably more appropriate if it refers to being able to put the table wings on one or both sides.
juan escalante (1 year ago)
how much does a laser cutter cost I cannot afford one
variator05 (1 year ago)
It's a torsion box out of metal instead of wood.
S H (2 years ago)
That's not anything special, anyone who welds will build something 10x as good and as strong.  What kinda welding can you do on a table with casters anyway...........LOL  Light duty or what!
Very interesting video
dennis calderone (2 years ago)
whats the maker/style of hammer your using
rick (2 years ago)
It's called "back stepping" when you alternate where you weld.Nice lid by the way.
Joshua luras (2 years ago)
nice table for sure.. I'll just build mine out of scap.
46Rambo (2 years ago)
Stronghand tools, can't beat them, tools and accessories and portable, you can't build one of the quality they sell for the price they charge, try them.
sachsa21 (2 years ago)
why do`nt you make a washer for the support braces if you need to transport it
David DePuy (2 years ago)
I'm about to order one of these tables. Odd question... are you the same guy on the hopper channel?
memyselfandi (2 years ago)
0:37 every person that has come by has been wowed by it. *LMAO* yeah wowed as in, wow, why the hell would anyone want to waste their time building that for ? 0:45 look at how easy it moves. yeah, especially when you may want to do some precision welding and oops it moved now you have to fix that mistake and do it all over again.
Trey Gowdy (2 years ago)
Excellent product demonstration. May have to put on in my shop.
Trey Gowdy (2 years ago)
Extremely was said 30 times in this video. Must be extreme.
Ladislav Fekete (2 years ago)
You know the type of steel EU standards?
Tom (2 years ago)
Why did you build this table on top of wood of all things when you have a supposedly flat metal table already ? It just doesn't seem like the correct way to assemble a welding table on top of wood
Skinny Mcdoogin (2 years ago)
A lazy susan base is the best thing for welding, come on , a spinning table is asking for trouble.
TANK COMMANDER BT (2 years ago)
Sweet fab table.
Piotr Karolak (2 years ago)
This is not "how to build". This is "why to buy".
AHS Society (8 months ago)
TRUTH
Nick Knauss (2 years ago)
Table looks neat enough, but I can't watch this dude. Not only is this just a 30 minute advertisement, listening to him talk is infuriating.
Elliott Barletta (2 years ago)
what kind of clamps will you fi t through those tiny holes?
Elliott Barletta (2 years ago)
I'm not disagreeing. I was asking. I own a welding and fabrication business in PA and none of the clamps ('C' or 'F' style) I ever buy or use are that small. So hence, my question. most of the arms on the f style clamps I use are at least 1.25-1.5"
Lemony Snicket (2 years ago)
Elliott Barletta there is a plethora of clamps available for 5/8th hole. Very standard size.
David Hunt (2 years ago)
Great video thanks
Joseph Böhme (2 years ago)
John-- You should really state how long one takes you to build out; from delivery to completion. Than we can double that time. because you have 'skills'.
Peter Malabar (2 years ago)
how can you use is for pipe welding of different form of spool
Для нас постсоветских все это фантастика!
Paragon Bridge Works (2 years ago)
Good video, very helpful. Thank u for sharing it.
R.* S.z. (2 years ago)
copy of a delmar welding fixtures.
Marc Venne (2 years ago)
Sounds... Super! :) JK, no really nice vid, thanks!!
Shkumbin Jashari (2 years ago)
where canman order this welding tables.
Maker Table (2 years ago)
Well done, very clear cut instructions to build this table
Zakir Qureshi (2 years ago)
great work
I live in a garage (2 years ago)
hi. Great vid! But the thing i was curious the most is how did you make the surface so shiny (and even more flat)? i guess you have grinded the table surface but i wonder how? unfortunatelly you did 't touch this subject. Could you make a vid about it?
Czar R. (2 years ago)
Do you have to weld it together yourself?
R. E. Hill (2 years ago)
this isn't a how to video, at all.
Miles Moore (2 years ago)
What is the model number of this project please ?
Kill4u (2 years ago)
Thanks for the review my step dad owns this company!
david worth (2 years ago)
what are the hole pitches
George Nettles Jr (2 years ago)
were to buy?
CediTools (2 years ago)
Me gusto mucho tu video. Tiene muy buenas ideas para una mesa de soldar de alta calidad. El factor principal es el corte por laser. Te felicito en verda y te agradezco tu tiempo para mostrar este video. Saludos Bayron Cedillo desde Ecuador
J (2 years ago)
The Upspeak at the end of every sentence? Gets a little old? Fast?
fsbell1 (2 years ago)
Don't you mention early that one of these can be had for a FEW HUNDRED? Where?
Star Gazer (1 month ago)
+fsbell1 Give me a break, it is $239 for the 2x3 foot one, and another $144 if you want the legs. It appears they aren't quite as thick now.
Will Pickering (1 year ago)
Mat D 0ⁿ,work anæd
Wayne Sinnott (2 years ago)
Mat D tic.welding
dan wolf (2 years ago)
+fsbell1 thats for real ones which are hardened and machined like bluco
Mat D (2 years ago)
Shipping to me in Washington State was $83 for the 2'x3' kit with legs at 106lb, and the 30x30 fancy kit with legs and casters was indeed $198 for shipping, which seems odd because the table without the legs was 154lb. That would mean the 14ga leg kit and wheels weigh 100lb. I did notice a popup when I calculated shipping that the calculator is sometimes off and to call or email if the rates don't look right. For sure shipping on the fancy 30x30 kit looks particularly odd. I recently purchased a 154lb item from a business in OK that is 300 miles farther away than WeldTables, UPS shipping for that item was only $70. So it does seem that WeldTables rates are on the high side.
Jeremy Vonk (2 years ago)
For the money that table cost, WITH the ability to add clamp and hold down jigs, its money very well spent! And for the table being more then your welder? You sure as hell won`t be having a brand new 220 one, that`s for sure.
William Mason (2 years ago)
hey, when i buy clamps and inserts, (due to the thinner table top), do i need the inserta clamps with the threads on them, or will the quick 5/8 "pop-in" clamps work?
Alex Behrens (2 years ago)
What clamps are we supposed to use with this table???!!!!!!
Matthew Armour (2 years ago)
check the buildpro for consummate engineering
Lemony Snicket (2 years ago)
Matthew Armour and way more money.
J Tuccio (2 years ago)
Where did you get that welding cap?
en español ya saludos
Vito Longo (2 years ago)
what's the grid of the 5/8" holes? I'm guessing 3" x 3". I have 1" tables anything less you can't hammer on.
Unorthodox Fabrication (2 years ago)
2'' on center
Anton Helsgaun (2 years ago)
it costs more then my welder
Jack Drew (2 years ago)
What kind of Welder need to go buy a welding tableThat's like Hiring somebody to build your backyard deck and you are a carpenter
Chris Breidenbaugh (2 years ago)
Jack Drew I would call this a fixture table, as opposed to a weld table. And while I have a bunch of equipment, I do not have a laser cutter...
Steffen Elnegaard (2 years ago)
So a carpenter wouldn't lay down quick-lock flooring, because it's more convienient?
A3Kr0n (2 years ago)
Nice table, but I had to quit watching because the camera swinging all over made me a little sick to my stomach.
MrStropparo (2 years ago)
I can't believe how much bitching people do. Nobody made you click on the video people. Like it or don't. Watch it or don't. Nobody wants your bitching either way. Free video. Free to go somewhere else.
MrStropparo (2 years ago)
Can you tell what helmet that is. The white helmut looks awesome.
Marc Morson (2 years ago)
Did he say the legs were 2" tube that were 8" steel? how does that work?
Lemony Snicket (2 years ago)
Marc Morson 1/8th inch steel.
shexdensmore (2 years ago)
What's the name of the welding table website?
valveman12 (2 years ago)
Great Video and Nice table. I have the Fixture Point Table that is considerably Lighter but I really like the robustness of the 30" table.
oly o (2 years ago)
so you got fully dressed for tacing what a waste
Gregory Carroll (2 years ago)
looks a bit tall...interesting concept
italo garcia (2 years ago)
Excellent!! But Im in Brazil. How can I buy it from you. How is the price and the weight? Tsk
Vando Serpa (2 years ago)
I was wondering if anyone who has one of these tables had it just bolted down instead of tacked welded together? I like the idea of being able to take it back apart for moving it to a worksite or something similar
Ragnar FoxTrot (2 years ago)
You gotta weld it.

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