Make your own spot welder for less than $25

Aug. 31, 2017

With the right skills and components, you can construct your own spot welder for a fraction of the price.

I would love to add a spot welder to my ever-expanding collection of tools but I, like many DIYers, don't have the funds to invest in such a specialized tool. But with the right skills and components, you can construct your own spot welder for a fraction of the price. Darek from the YouTube channel Made in Poland DIYed his own spot welder using little more than a microwave transformer, a door hinge, welding cable, and aluminum tubing. Sounds like the perfect weekend project.

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Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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