|Rating(1-10)||Knowledgeability = 10||Clarity of Response = 10||Politeness = 10|
|Comment||Thanks for the prompt response, I really appreciate the quick and informative answer. I was somewhat concerned about the need for post heat you have given me enough info to get started on this project. the info will go into the memory bank. Thanks again Peace Dave|
Questions about Oxy-Acetylene welding/cutting, MIG, TIG, Flux-core, Stick welding, brazing and soldering, bike frames, air frames, motorcycle frames, structural welding. Also questions about Welding Certifications and Inspections. All questions about fabrication of metals (stainless steel, steel , aluminum, brass, bronze, copper). Basic questions about underwater welding. TIG is my strongest subject.
Extensive background in most welding fields. 18 years fabrication of metal theatre scenery, 16 years structural steel, 2 years pipe welding, 9 years as a Welding Instructor at South Seattle Community College, and 5.5 years as a Welding Instructor at the Divers Institute of Technology.
16 years Industrial Welding Consultant for fabrication shops in the greater Seattle Area.
11 years Architectural Metal Fabrication.
8 years in Film/TV; SPFX/construction/set-deco/props/.
33 years Blacksmithing and Knifemaking.
Currently a Field Welding Inspector for Otto Rosenau and Associates.
American Welding Society - Certified Welding Inspector Washington Assoc of Building Officials (WABO) - Special Inspector - Structural and Reinforcing Steel.
Do a search on google groups for "Ernie Leimkuhler" in the rec.crafts.metalworking and sci.engr.joining.welding groups. http://www.stagesmith.com/ http://www.metalwebnews.com/ Blacksmith's Gazzette - Anvil Making
BA Theatre Technology - Purdue University.