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Intro to MIG Welding Workshop – Additional SPRING & SUMMER 2024 DATES COMING SOON!


LEVEL: Beginner to
COST: $350

Spend a few hours learning how to MIG weld. This class is for beginner to intermediate-level welders. In this small group setting, Josh will cover MIG welding basics, troubleshoot your skills, and answer all your welding questions. Use this workshop as an introduction to welding or a chance to step up your skills.

This MIG Welding Workshop includes:
4-HOUR WELDING WORKSHOP covering welder safety, the MIG/GMAW welding process, equipment parts breakdown, filler metal and shielding gases, process setup, process settings, material prep
All welding materials & equipment provided (metal, filler, gas, etc.)
Thoroughly sanitized personal protection equipment (PPE) will be provided for your use – flame-resistant jacket, welding gloves, a welding helmet, and safety glasses. Still, please feel free to bring your own. 
Water and light snacks provided (feel free to bring your own if needed)
Open to a maximum of 4 participants.

A Safety Waiver must be signed to participate.  This can be signed and emailed to us before the workshop, or you can sign the waiver at the shop when you arrive.

NO REFUNDS. No refunds are available if you need to cancel. However, you can reschedule for a future workshop or transfer your ticket to another aspiring welder!  **If, for any reason, Brown Dog Welding LLC needs to reschedule a workshop, you will be contacted immediately to reschedule for a future date.**

In purchasing a workshop ticket, the participant acknowledges that they have read, understood, and agree to the Safety Waiver and Cancelation Policy.

Your confirmation email will include directions to the Brown Dog Welding shop in Detroit, Michigan (Wayne State University Campus area near Trumbull and I-94).


What health precautions are in place? All welding and personal protection equipment has been thoroughly cleaned and disinfected after each use. Each participant must wear welding gloves, safety glasses, and a welding hood during the workshop. You may also bring and use your own PPE. Hand sanitizer, hand soap, and water are readily available in the shop, as well as disinfectant cleaners.

Oh no! I’m sick! What should I do? If a participant is ill, we ask you not to attend the workshop. No exceptions. We will gladly reschedule your session. Same for us – if Josh were to get sick, we would reschedule the workshop. We love to share our shop space, but not germs. (Josh & Darla are fully vaccinated against Covid-19.)

What is the minimum age requirement for the workshop? The minimum age requirement is 15 for this specific workshop. (If you have a younger student interested in welding, please get in touch with

What should I wear? Please wear leather or canvas boots/shoes, and a pair of jeans that cover your entire leg and ankle. You might get dirty from metal dust, so don’t wear your favorite outfit. If you need glasses, please bring them. It is important that you can see under the welding helmet. If you use “cheater” glasses for up-close reading, please bring those! If you have long hair, please bring a hair tie. You might also want to bring a bandana to keep hair from getting caught in the welding helmet. 

Is it ok if the name on my registration doesn’t match the person who attends? Absolutely. Just be sure to put us in contact with the person who will be taking your ticket. We will need their registration information and agreement to our safety and cancelation policies on record. 

Coming in from out of town? We’d love to suggest local accommodations, dining, and sightseeing suggestions. We love Detroit and would love for you to enjoy it, too! Email for info.

Additional questions? Email:

Brown Dog Welding recognizes and values each of our workshop participants regardless of gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, or ability.
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