There are a number of different types of welding. The most popular are MIG, TIG and Stick welding. Each one of these processes has their own benefits and limitations, you just need to find out which one is best suited for the job in hand. Generally speaking, TIG is more suitable for clean, intrictate welds where appearance is paramount ahead of efficiency. MIG is a much easier process but the results aren’t quite to the same standard as TIG.
Wearing protective safety equipment is crucial when you are welding. The two most important areas to protect when welding are your eyes and hands. There are a range of welding helmets available online, and below is are a selection of safety gloves and clothing from Tillman.