Episode 1, Texas metal artist Rae Ripple

In the first episode of our seven-part Talkin’ Shop series interviewing contestants from the Netflix show Metal Shop Masters, The WELDER Editor Amanda Carlson talks with Rae Ripple, a metal sculpture artist from Texas.

Ripple opens up about how she went from living on the streets to making a career working with metal. The Season 1 contestant also talks about how she ended up on the Netflix show, her partnership with Hypertherm, showing off work at FABTECH 2021, and some of her latest projects.

Read more about Ripple’s journey to becoming a metalworker.

In the first episode of our Talkin’ Shop with Metal Shop Masters series, Season 1 contestant and Texas metal artist Rae Ripple joined The WELDER Editor Amanda Carlson.