Mig Welder Cart
Lincoln Pro-Mig 175
The frame is built from 2" square tubing. It measures 27" long x 12"
I used my metal cutting bandsaw and cut the tubing at 45 degree angles.
The rear wheels are 6" lawnmower wheels. The front casters wheels measure 2 1/4"
Used the Pro Mig 175 and welded up the frame.
I drilled and taped the frame for the front casters to bolt to (three
1/4" x 20 bolts)
The 1/2" axle is welded to the frame. The two small pieces
welded on the center brace are to hold a shelf from the top.
I used a piece of cardboard as a template and then cut a piece of plywood
to act as a shelf. I then placed a piece of rubber on top of this (shown below)
The rubber mat / plywood just sits in place and can be
lifted out for cleaning.
The bottom part of the frame is 2" square tubing. The uprights are 1
1/2" square 22" long.
The top of the uprights is cut at a 15 degree angle. The top plate that the welder sits
on is made from 3/16" thick plate. The top plate measures 19 1/2" long x 10" wide.
I added a 1" square brace to help support the top plate.
The handle on the front is a round piece of steel with a
bicycle grip added.
Cart building pics
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