Is Metal Fabrication Art?

The surprising answer is Yes! Many people do not realize how much metal fabrication is an art. Sure metal fabricators have to learn many skills in order to operate machines correctly. So does someone learning how to play an instrument or any other type of artistic skill. Someone can learn how to play an instrument and have the proper instruction and tools to do so, but that doesn’t mean the person will play well. The same goes for metal fabrication! Experience and imagination play a huge part in how to properly fabricate metal. Whether if the metal fabrication is for aesthetics or function, forming, machining, or welding metal takes a lot of creativity in order to get the desired outcome. Continue reading