Meet Jinnah!!(@Automotivesuffragate)⬇️⬇️

▪️Jinnah is the oldest of 7 kids (5 of those being boys). She grew up in a houseful of guys so being the only female, in a male dominated workplace, was never an issue for her. Her parents opened a gas station in the 60’s, which began her career in automotive! ▫️She had loved drivingContinue reading “Meet Jinnah!!(@Automotivesuffragate)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Caitlyn!! (@the.pump.lady)⬇️⬇️

▪️Caitlyn White, known as The Pump Lady, started her own concrete pump company at the end of 2019. She has been in the concrete industry for 12 years, and has been an operator for 7 years! ▫️Before she was an operator, she was labourer, and then a concrete finisher. She always made it a pointContinue reading “Meet Caitlyn!! (@the.pump.lady)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Layla!! (@layla_painting)⬇️⬇️

▪️Layla Brady is from Stratford, Ontario and she has been in the trades for 21 years! ▫️Layla became started in the trades initially by painting her ugly apartment. Her ex-mother in law owned some rental properties, and her business partner taught Layla how to drywall and tile. She became hooked and wanted to learn more!Continue reading “Meet Layla!! (@layla_painting)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Lindsey!! (@babethebuilder)⬇️⬇️

▪️Lindsey recently started her own company, Babe The Builder!! Her boyfriend created the name as a way to joke around, but it ended up sticking. She finds the name cute, playful and empowering! 💕 ▫️She received her bachelors in Construction Management from Ferris State University and Associates in Civil Engineering in 2013. She has workedContinue reading “Meet Lindsey!! (@babethebuilder)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Nicole!! (@icraveboost)⬇️⬇️

▪️Nicole Murphy is the Co-Owner and VP at iCraveBoost Performance in Denver, Colorado! ( @icraveboostperformance ) ▫️Nicole is a custom engine builder, her shop specializes in JDM cars such Evo’s, STI’s, Supra’s, ect but they will work on any platform looking for more power! ▪️Nicole has always been apart of the car community in Colorado.Continue reading “Meet Nicole!! (@icraveboost)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Stephanie!! (@createdbys)⬇️⬇️

▪️Stephanie @createdbys is a Qualified Furniture maker with experience as a Cabinet maker and Joiner. ▫️She completed a Degree in Furniture Design before undertaking an apprenticeship. ▪️Australian born, Steph moved to the UK in 2019 and now 2 years later she is about to start a new role as carpentry & Joinery Lecturer at aContinue reading “Meet Stephanie!! (@createdbys)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Brenda!! (@ironmaidenwelding)⬇️⬇️

▪️Brenda owns and operates Iron Maiden Welding in Bozeman, Montana. She began welding at a young age, taught by her father who was an electrician and an overall handy man. She has been creating and selling her own work since she was 16 years old! ▫️Brenda reuses scrap metal and various materials to create beautifulContinue reading “Meet Brenda!! (@ironmaidenwelding)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Kensie!! (@justkensie)⬇️⬇️

▪️Kensie is 21 years old, from Arizona and she builds custom luxury camper vans! ▫️When she was 19, she purchased her first van (an empty cargo sprinter van) and turned it into a functional, off-grid camper van, which she called home for two years! ▪️Prior to purchasing the van, she was a pre-med student atContinue reading “Meet Kensie!! (@justkensie)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Darla!! (@starweldz)⬇️⬇️

▪️Darla Skinner is 21 years old, and from British Columbia, Canada! 🇨🇦🍁 She didn’t come from a family of welders, and she didn’t know a single thing about it. ▫️When she was 14, her parents divorced which caused her massive stress. She didn’t want to see her parents struggle and didn’t want to become aContinue reading “Meet Darla!! (@starweldz)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Marisa!! (@killer_mars)⬇️⬇️

▪️Marisa is from California, currently living in Knoxville, TN where she runs her metal fabrication business! ▫️Marisa was always around the trades growing up, her dad is a contractor in construction. She was more interested in the artistic side of things, which drove her to attend The University of Tennessee for Sculpting, which is whereContinue reading “Meet Marisa!! (@killer_mars)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Isabel!! (@littlesleepercustoms)⬇️⬇️

▪️Isabel was born and raised in Northern Colorado, she is currently a welder by trade working in the nuclear development industry! ▫️She entered the trades early, by 16 she was working at an auto body shop. After high school, she attended trade school as an auto body paint apprentice. After she completed her welding andContinue reading “Meet Isabel!! (@littlesleepercustoms)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Jessica!! ( @hvacjess )⬇️⬇️

▪️Jessica Bannister is a level 2 HVAC apprentice in Vancouver, Canada. When she is qualified, she will hold a Red Seal Certification as a Refrigeration Mechanic. ▫️Jessica is 37 years old and spent 10-12 years unhappy in an office job. ▪️She is now in this trade because of her family’s business, Cam Cool Refrigeration (Continue reading “Meet Jessica!! ( @hvacjess )⬇️⬇️”

Meet Andrea!! (@thedrestroyer)⬇️⬇️

▪️Andrea de Leon is a sculptor and fabricator (that’s an understatement, she is SO much more) based in Austin, Texas. ▫️Andrea began her career when she attended Savannah College of Art and Design in 2007. From there she transferred to the University of Texas for their Studio Arts program, where she graduated with a degreeContinue reading “Meet Andrea!! (@thedrestroyer)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Pamela!! (@g2gmx)⬇️⬇️

▪️Pamela is the owner of Glitter 2 Grease Mechanix, and a mom to one amazing little boy, who loves cars as much as his momma does. ▫️Her dream is always been to own her own shop, and one day pass it down to her son to continue her life’s work. She is coming up onContinue reading “Meet Pamela!! (@g2gmx)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Jessica!! (@blue.collar.beauty)⬇️⬇️

▪️Jessica is a Communication Technician, or she likes to call it a Telecom Gal. ▫️She always thought about going into the medical field, and even had a plan : Phlebotomy, Surgical Tech, Neurologist. She graduated high school early at 17. At 18, she was a full time student and employee in the Phlebotomy Program. ▪️WhileContinue reading “Meet Jessica!! (@blue.collar.beauty)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Aimee!! (@aimeekatestanton) ⬇️⬇️

▪️Aimee started her journey studying beauty therapy before she decided she couldn’t paint nails and wanted to be a Plumber. ▫️She applied for 120+ jobs in the plumbing industry before only hearing back from 1. From there she had a tough start with falling through a roof, getting a piece of metal stuck in herContinue reading “Meet Aimee!! (@aimeekatestanton) ⬇️⬇️”

Meet Rachel!! (@sawdustandsmoke)⬇️⬇️

▪️Rachel is a carpenter/furniture maker in Saskatchewan, Canada. 🇨🇦🍁 ▫️Her company, Sawdust and Smoke, specializes in custom pieces made from reclaimed wood and recycled materials. ♻️🪵 ▪️When at all possible, she sources them from the local barns and buildings she personally demolishes. 🏚 ▫️Rachel teaches regular Women’s woodworking classes to promote the increasing number ofContinue reading “Meet Rachel!! (@sawdustandsmoke)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Renee!! (@thebuffinqueen)⬇️⬇️

▪️Renee owns The Buffin Queen Detailing & Metal Polishing. She has been detailing for 7 years, and metal polishing for almost 2 years. ▫️Trucks are her life. 80% of what she works on are trucks and big rigs. It is her passion and she loves what she does everyday! ▪️Renee started her business after beingContinue reading “Meet Renee!! (@thebuffinqueen)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Daniela! (@thinkpinkwelding)⬇️⬇️

▪️Daniela did a drastic career change from a Vet Technician to a Welder 5 years ago. She wanted a career that pays well and gives the independence she was seeking, which made her look into the trades. ▫️In high school she was the only girl that took the Automotive class and learned basic welding skillsContinue reading “Meet Daniela! (@thinkpinkwelding)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Sarah!! (@sarah_stork_)⬇️⬇️

▪️Sarah Stork- mother, wife, and welding artist. 👩‍🏭 ▫️Everyone asks her why she got into welding. Her answer is “I just wanted to learn a versatile skills that is useful” ▪️The art part followed after a few semesters of code welding classes. She wasn’t looking to become an artist in the beginning, but this isContinue reading “Meet Sarah!! (@sarah_stork_)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Cynthia!! (@cynthiagauthier)⬇️⬇️

There is so much to say, so be prepared for a long one! Cynthia gave me the go ahead to feature her, so I have condensed her bio from her website 🥰 ▪️Cynthia started at a young age working on a farm close to home. Her Dad is a mechanic which interested Cynthia from aContinue reading “Meet Cynthia!! (@cynthiagauthier)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Brandy!! (@bluecollarblondie1)⬇️

▪️Brandy became a mom early on, just barely 19 years old. She is now a proud momma of two beautiful little boys (6 & 1) 👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 and is happily running a business where she creates metal art. More about her business below 🔜⤵️ ▫️Brandy was pressured into attending college, she decided to go into theContinue reading “Meet Brandy!! (@bluecollarblondie1)⬇️”

Meet Sara!! (@sara.jean48)⬇️⬇️

▪️Sara Impaglia was born and raised in Syracuse NY! She is 32 years old and a full time welder! 👩‍🏭 ▫️She got into welding at one of the lowest points of her life, while serving out a 5 year prison sentence. ▪️It was there that she fell in love with the trade! Upon her release,Continue reading “Meet Sara!! (@sara.jean48)⬇️⬇️”

Meet Barbie!! (@Barbiethewelder)⬇️

▪️ Barbie The Welder is an American metal sculptor from Erin, NY who has inspired and taught thousands of people to weld art through her three books📚, her YouTube channel, and her metal art welding kits.  ▫️Barbie has designed and created sculptures for major corporations and exclusive clients in 15 countries.  ▪️ Visit https://www.barbiethewelder.com/ to viewContinue reading “Meet Barbie!! (@Barbiethewelder)⬇️”