4" Metal Die project



For beginnng welding students it gets boring just practicing welds. This project lets them build something that they will have a lot of fun with, will teach them layout and fabrication skills, and practice their welding.

Lesson Time

15 Minutes
3 Hours

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Manufacturing and Product Development Manufacturing and Product Development

Standards and Objectives


California's 2008 CTE Standards (11)
California Academic Content Standards (2)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Interpret scaled welding prints; gather design and materials information; perform calculations; and use the detail to plan, lay out, and produce parts or finished products.
  • Use welding tools and equipment, such as MIG, TIG, arc, forge and furnace, to combine or join manufactured parts and products, resulting in a finished product that meets the standards of the American Welding Society or a similar industry.
  • Use and maintain tools, equipment, systems, and products common to the school manufacturing facility.

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