I just completed the requirements for my structural welding class, which has been keeping me busy from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm for the last five months. And I have exactly four days to spare. I’m eager to use the tools in the shop to create something really cool, especially the plasma arc cutter–which can slice out designs using an electrical arc of 25,000 degrees Celsius (according to all-knowing Wikipedia’s article).
I don’t exactly have permission from my welding instructor yet, but I’m hoping that having a cool design will convince him to let me do a cool project. (Even if it is stepping outside the vocational goals of the class…)
Also, here’s an idea of what I’ve been doing all day: