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The Best Gift Ideas for a Welder

The Best Gift Ideas for a Welder

The Welder's Gift Guide

12 Welding Essential Gift Ideas for The Holidays

Welders work hard all year – gift them with any of these welding essentials and you're sure to spark some holiday cheer! This personalized welder's gift guide highlights everything a welder wants from welding helmets, gear-packs, welding gloves, and other welding related gear or supplies. Tis the season!

Shop the full collection of our holiday gift guide

1. A New Welding Helmet

 It's time for a welding helmet upgrade! There's lots of helmets to choose from with new features ideal for all welders such as auto darkening, shade level adjustment, adjustable head gear, true color technology, and much more. Here's a look at our top three welding helmet picks for the ultimate gift:

Arc Union RFC Series Welding Helmet

Optrel Panoramaxx CLT Crystal Welding Helmet – available in black or silver

Optrel Crystal 2.0 Welding Helmet – FREE lens and backpack with purchase!

Optrel Crystal 2.0 Welding Helmet

2. Welding Gearpack

Get your organization on with a welding gearpack – great for on-the-go welding jobs! You can't go wrong with a storage and travel bag, every welder is sure to love this gift. The perfect solution for carrying and storing your welding helmet and tools! Check out our recommendation:  

Welding Helmet Bag Tool Storage Backpack Pouch BSX Gear Holder Organizer GB100 

3. Welding Machine

Hone in on your welding skills with a brand new machine this year for business or personal use! MIG, TIG, Stick, or Multiprocess welding – we've got a machine for every welding job at multiple price levels. Here's our top picks for welders this year:

Rebel EMP 205ic AC/DC

ESAB EM 210 welding package

ESAB EMP 210 welding package

Arc Union Firestick 210

4. Welding Gloves

 Every welder needs a pair of high quality leather welding gloves to get the job done! Welding gloves are necessary to protect the welder from heat and the work itself. Check out these top-of-the-line protective gloves:

Revco GM1611 Top Grain Leather Cowhide MIG Welding Gloves

BM88 BSX Black Stallion Premium Pigskin & Cowhide MIG Gloves

5. Optrel Backpack

The perfect gift for the Optrel lover! Carry your welding gear and supplies in style with this welding helmet and accessory bag – for use with all Optrel helmets.

Optrel Welding Helmet Backpack 

6. Welding Jacket

Another essential item to keep you covered and safe during any welding project – a welding jacket. You can't go wrong with giving the gift of safety! Check out our most popular welding jacket below:

 Black Stallion Truguard Cotton Welding Jacket (navy)

7. Welding For Less T-Shirt

Stocked up on all the gear, tools and upgrades needed? Get a Welding For Less t-shirt for casual wear and to show off the love for welding. This is a WFL exclusive gift!

T-shirts available for sale soon!

8. Welding Screen or Curtain

Get your workspace ready and safe for all welding operations! We have a wide variety of welding screens to help protect welders and those around them against UV light, flash burns, welding fumes, and high temperatures. Screens are available in multiple colors: orange, red, green, yellow, gray, clear and opaque. Read this article to find out how to choose the best welding screen for your needs.

Check out all of our welding screens here.

9. Lead Reels and Lead Reel Covers

No more fussing with and tripping over your welding hoses, cords and cables! Lead reel covers are perfect for storing everything in one place and removing the possibility of those pesky tangles. Every welder could use a gift like this! We recommend using a lead reel cover to keep your leads out of sight and keep elements off.

Take a look at all of our lead reel products here.

10. Welding Sweatshirt

In conjunction with welding jackets, welding sweatshirts provide an extra layer of protection and comfort with key features such as flame resistant cotton and a welder's collar. This welding sweatshirt comes with a removable hood, collar, scribe pockets and covered flaps on pockets to keep sparks out. This is sure to be a comforting gift! 

Revco Black Stallion Truguard Cotton Hooded Sweatshirt (black)

11. Welder Cart 

Welding isn't easy, but a welding machine cart can make a huge difference in making progress on the job. Don't struggle and waste precious time by carrying around your heavy machinery and making multiple trips to get your tools where they need to be – a welder cart keeps you organized and portable.

Browse welding carts here.

If you’re not sure of the dimensions or capabilities you need in your welding cart, contact us for more information.

12. Welding For Less Gift Card

Still not sure what to get them from this list of welding gift ideas? Leave the choice to them with a Welding For Less gift card! With a gift card to our online store, your welder will be able to choose their own welding swag or stock up on crucial welding supplies. 

Purchase a gift card here!

Upon purchase, your gift card will be emailed to you.


From our welding family to yours, Welding For Less wishes you and your loved ones a happy holiday season! Best of luck with your gift shopping!

In order to receive your gift purchases by December 24th or sooner, you must place your order no later than Monday December 20th. 

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