Choosing the best welding boots

Welding can be dangerous if you don’t have proper safety gear, including boots. Splatter from welded materials and sparks can easily fly onto your feet and if not properly protected, can cause injury and burns. Here are a few things to look for when choosing the perfect welding boots: Sizing: Choose a boot that fits […]

Cool welding projects we love!

Looking for some inspiration for your next welding project? Here are some fun ideas you can try: Here are some fun metals to use in your next project: Horseshoes: Horseshoes are great for welding. Try making a Christmas tree, turkey, coat rack, or mug hanger with recycled horseshoes. Metal Cutlery: these can easily bend into any […]

10 unique places in North America to hike in 2018

If your New Year’s resolution is to be more active, check out these picturesque North American parks with amazing hiking trails: The Grand Canyon, Arizona: Climb 4,500 feet in 9.5 miles (but be sure to rest for 15 mins every hour) Arches National Park, Utah: Hike to see the stunning naturally formed rock arch in […]

Have a Holly Jolly Christmas from the team at Ironlace

It’s been a great year at Ironlace and in the spirit of the season we wanted to pause and wish everyone a jolly Christmas and happy holiday season! Our Ironlace’s are the strongest laces in the world and are worn worldwide by first responders, construction workers, and anyone who needs strong, durable shoelaces in the […]

11 Safety tips for Welders

Did you know that by adhering to a few simple safety guidelines you can minimize injuries in your welding shop and potentially increase efficiency and production? Here are 11 safety tips for welders: Read the manual: Always read the manual for any welding tools and machinery you are using to be sure you are aware […]

Fires by Fireworks

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Stay safe this Halloween! Fireworks start an average of 18,500 fires per year, including 1,300 structure fires, 300 vehicle fires, and 16,900 outside and other fires. These fires caused an average of three deaths, 40 civilian injuries, and an average of $43 million in direct property damage. In 2015, U.S. hospital emergency rooms treated an […]

Adrenaline Adventures to Check Out this Fall

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Run, bike or hike? Test your limits with these adventures next month! Cross Crusade Portland, Oregon | Nov. 14 and 15 This is one of the wildest, muddiest race series in cyclocross. And, with with an “everyone’s invited” attitude and party-like vibe, it’s also the most welcoming. These back-to-back weekend races at Portland’s International Raceway […]