DIY Welding Activity for Mini-Welders: Scrap Cart

Here's something fun for the mini welders: DIY welding activities! Stephanie Hoffman of the AWS Foundation has teamed up with her daughter to encourage the next generation of welders to weld and create. This week's project: Scrap Cart

AWS Foundation | July 30, 2021 | Careers and Education
Welding Digest ►  DIY Welding Activity for Mini-Welders: Scrap Cart

Here's something fun for the mini welders: DIY welding activities! Stephanie Hoffman of the AWS Foundation has teamed up with her daughter to encourage the next generation of welders to weld and create. This week's project: Scrap Cart

 

Follow along and then join forces with your little ones to create your own. Tune in, collaborate, and tag us in your videos for a chance to be featured on our page! #WeldingisAWSome

Material/Cut List:

4- Caster Wheels (Placed 3 ½” from corner on the 48” base rails)
Primer
Paint
14G Sheet Metal (4x8 sheet) – Base and Scrap Bin Walls.
1pc- 28”x48” (Base Plate)
2pcs- 16’x16” (Scrap Bin Side Walls)
1pc- 30”x16” (Front Scrap Bin Wall)
1pc- 16”x48” (Rear Scrap Bin Wall)
1 ½” x 1 ½” x1/8” Square Tubing – Base Frame
2pcs- 28” (Width)
2pcs- 48” (Length)
1pc- 45” (Center Beam)
1”x1”x1/8” Square Tubing- Sheet Metal Rails
1pc- 48” (Width of Large Rail)
2pcs- 36” (Height of Large Rail)
1pc- 30” (Width of Smaller Rail)
2pcs- 20” (Height of Smaller Rail)
1”x 1” x1/8” Angle -Corner Supports
4pcs- 16” (Inside Corners of Scrap Bin)
4pcs- 30” (Corner Supports for Drop Length Bin)
½” Round Rod- Grid for Length Drop Bin
3pcs- 17 ¾” (Outer Grid) *No need to place running along sheet metal wall.
3pcs- 15 ¾” (Outer Grid) *No need to place running along sheet metal wall.
2pcs- 16 ½” (Inner Crossed Grid)
2pcs- 17 ¼” (Inner Crossed Grid)