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  • Frame for Steinway Piano

    This project to was to build two Aluminum bases for dehumidifiers, to go under two Steinway grand pianos, while the pianos are in storage for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. I am more comfortable with TIG welding Aluminum so, I used a spool gun with the Lincoln 210 MP welder to get some more MIG experience on Aluminum. My friend John did half of the welds and I did the other half. We welded 3/16” gussets to the 1/8” wall tubing The default settings on the 210 MP for 1/8” worked great.

    -Don

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    1. Corners Tacked
    2. Welding
    3. Welds Close Up 1
    4. Welds Close up 2
    5. Frame All Done
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    Miller Thunderbolt
    Smith Oxyacetylene Torch
    Miller Dynasty 200DX
    Lincoln SP-250 MIG Welder
    Lincoln LE 31 MP
    Lincoln 210 MP
    Clausing/Colchester 15" Lathe
    16" DuAll Saw
    15" Drill Press
    7" x 9" Swivel Head Horizontal Band Saw
    20 Ton Arbor Press
    Bridgeport

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    Nice work. I made a wooden frame for my Baby Grand to move it around. Piano left and my 15" South Bend Lathe is sitting on it right now...Bob
    Bob Wright

    Spool Gun conversion. How To Do It. Below.
    http://www.millerwelds.com/resources...php?albumid=48

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