Showing posts from December, 2018


Welding is all around us, from the cars we drive to the house we live in. Some welds are simple, others are more complex, and some even require welders to risk their lives.  From deep in the ocean to hundreds of feet in the air, and even in space, you can find some seriously extreme welding.  We put together a list of the 5 craziest and most unbelievable welding jobs. While you won't find us welding in space or underwater, you can find us working hard on difficult to repair items and custom fabrication at the Lake of the Ozarks .  Augello's Welding and Fabrication is your Lake of the Ozarks welding expert . 1. The Hoover Dam Source: The Hoover Dam is one of the most famous construction projects in history. Construction began in 1931 when the Great Depression was in full swing, so thousands of workers flocked to the site with their families and camping in 120-degree heat in hopes of finding employment. The outlet pipes of the dam contain 44,000 tons of st

A Very Welded Christmas

Christmas is almost here, and with the holiday season coming to a close, there are still plenty of people out there looking for the perfect gift! In fact, studies show that nearly 20% of people wait until the very last minute to get their gifts. If you’re looking for something unique, Augello’s Welding is here for you. We have some very unique metal gifts at the Lake of the Ozarks, and it may be just what you are looking for. Metal Art at the Lake of the Ozarks While welding is commonly seen as something used for fabrication, it’s actually quite the artistic statement. From hand railings that bring out the beauty of a home, to elaborate metal doors, and even lighting pieces - metal and welding bring out the best in a home. Of course, there’s also some unique ways to use metal and welding for art, and that is showcased through our beautiful metal artwork. Check out these pieces! The metal is etched to create a stunning image. This can be a really special gift for someone in your

Patching Up & Storing Your Pontoon for the Winter

Because you may not be out on the water during the colder months (or maybe you are!), this is an ideal time to make adjustments and repairs to boats at the Lake of the Ozarks . Here at Augello’s Welding, we specialize in custom metal fabrication at the Lake of the Ozarks , but what you may not know is that we also perform pontoon boat repairs. Before you put your boat away permanently for storage, here are a few things you need to know about welding repairs, along with a few tips for storage. Pontoon Repairs at the Lake of the Ozarks If you have a metal boat part that needs to be replaced, did you know that we can weld it back on? Give us a call and we’ll talk about the repair, some are trickier than others, but many times we can get it working like new in no time. If you have a leaky triton or pontoon, or even a broken keg or bimini - welding can help here, too. For all metal boat repairs at the Lake of the Ozarks, Augello Welding is here for you. From large to small repairs,

Shocking Facts About Steel

Sheet metal may not seem incredibly unique or special - but that couldn’t be further from the truth. It makes up the products that you use every single day. Steel is a low-carbon alloy, and it’s typically made of iron, tin, and carbon. It has the ability to withstand corrosion, heat, and pressure, and it’s one of the most popular metals in fabrication shops, like our custom fabrication shop in Sunrise Beach, MO . Ready to learn some fun facts bout sheet metal and fabrication? Almost 69 percent of steel is recycled in North America each year, which is more than paper, aluminum, plastic, and glass COMBINED! Did you know that steel is roughly 1,000 times stronger than iron in its purest form? It can also be recycled without loss of strength. Steel roofs last more than 50 years while traditional roofs last about 17 years. Because steel and iron expand when heated, the Eiffel Tower (1887), is about 6 inches taller in the summer than the winter. The first steel-made automobile was