It all started when...
Welding for me started when I called my Dad, a retired and very skilled Industrial Arts Instructor. I never took welding from him when I was in school. At the time I was working with handmade paper and felt this pull to integrate paper with metal. So, I called my Dad and told him I think I needed to learn to weld.
I went for a visit home, we went to his favorite welding supply vendor, I came home with my Lincoln MIG (wire feed) welder.
Anyone looking to buy a custom made Hollanader Beater (for mascerating fibers for papermaking)?