One of my favorite DIY/personal finance bloggers is Mr. Money
Mustache. He’s a minimalist and even he owns a quality welder.Read this post where he builds metal railing for his rental house.
The cost of a welder is pretty easy to justify when it can have such an amazing ROI. He saved thousands and thousands of dollars and couldn’t have done it if he didn’t own a welder.
I personally love having a welder in my garage. I’m able to save money instead of hiring someone else to do the work that I find fun and rewarding. And at the end of the day, I still own an asset.
A Forney welder holds its resale value. So when I’m old and decide to stop welding, I can still sell it on.
If you don’t know how to weld yet, the best way to learn is by doing. A Forney welder is a good welder even for beginners. It offers a low price point and ease of use.