Welding carts - LS1TECH - Camaro and Firebird Forum Discussion

Tools & Fabrication Hand | Power | Hydraulic | Pneumatic | Welding | Painting

Welding carts

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 08-18-2012, 11:50 PM   #1
TECH Enthusiast
Thread Starter
iTrader: (9)
01cherryreds10's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: IL
Posts: 682
Default Welding carts

Hey guys had the sudden urge today to finally try and build my welding cart for my Hobart welder. I started to cut some metal, however after thinking it over more and eating, I thought about maybe using my Harbor Freight tool cart that I have at work. After all it's only another shelf after I got the nicer HF tool cart with drawers and a top area. I was thinking maybe cut a hole in the top level in the far back corner of the cart, shorten the drawers depth, weld a couple hooks on the chrome posts for the gun, helmet, ground and gas line and power cord. Basically stuff like that. And then mount the welder to the bottom shelf and use the top for actually welding small stuff

Here's the cart I'm talking about:

The bottle is pretty big, but I'm not exactly sure what size it is. It's probably like 3.5-4 ft. tall. I would probably have to end up bracing the bottom shelf to hold the weight of the big bottle. Perhaps make a little frame to brace the bottom shelf out of some small steel tubing and weld it to the side rails.

Any input on my low budget idea? I'd also like to see some that maybe you all built.
01cherryreds10 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-19-2012, 12:51 AM   #2
TECH Senior Member
garygnu's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 5,369

great ideal .how big of bottle do you use ?the bigger the better .I made a cart for my plasma cutter with bed frame and small casters for $10.
garygnu is offline   Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
new welder garygnu Tools & Fabrication 3 03-11-2014 08:12 PM
Snap-On Tool Box and Roll Cart bagged93gmc Non-Automotive Classifieds 1 09-30-2013 09:56 AM
Golf Carts? Nine Ball Texas Members 23 07-11-2013 08:17 PM
FS/FT Warwagon Pitcart/Toolbox J-Rod Parts Classifieds 0 03-31-2010 03:53 PM
Buying a MIG (complete newbie) landonew Tools & Fabrication 12 06-23-2009 03:00 PM

build, cart, carts, fabrication, freight, harbor, hobart, modifications, powered, small, tool, vbulletin, weld, welder, welding

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:20 PM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Your question will be posted in: