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After a few short hours, participants create a metal sculpture they can take home with them. The best part? Having literally zero previous experience welding or cutting metal, each piece is unique and linked to the girl or woman who created it. (OK, another awesome fact: our creations are made from 100% reclaimed or re-purposed metal. We work with local scrapyards and manufacturers to get our hands on interesting bits that can be fashioned into all kinds of crazy cool stuff.) Take a peek at some of the pioneers at Weld Like A Girl…

Here are just a few of the steel scraps we had at our disposal.
A drawer pull, some odd scraps of steel, a little plasma cutting and some TLC equals a very interesting gift for a loved one. 🙂
A potful of love… washers along with steel that has been easily cut with a plasma cutter.
(The back side of the drawer pull piece.) This creation demonstrates the complexity of human thought.
This project is all about finding your balance… Cutting the steel bits and welding found objects like washers was actually the “easy” part… the tough part was balancing all of them out into a mobile that hung properly. Kudos to bringing engineering and physics into our space!
Sometimes simplicity is best. The larger creation incorporates GMAW (MIG) welding, plasma cutting and metal shaping with hand tools. The smaller piece (in her hand), uses similar techniques to create a replica of a button, the symbol this young lady chose to represent her grandmother, a master quilter.
This sculpture is the product of a young lady who has a very demanding job that requires her to always be accurate. This sculpture is purposefully symmetrical but purposefully imperfect. It reminds us of how we may all strive at certain points for perfection but it is when we fail at perfection that we are truly amazing.
This sculpture represents the changes many girls and women experience throughout life. Sometimes we feel trapped in the shell of a big, hairy worm… other times we are free to fly and explore.
Two ladies exploring the steel bin in search of inspiration…