Thank you for visiting. Steve Hobbs is the owner of Clever Welding and has been in business since 1994. Prior to that, Steve was the welding shop foreman for ten years of a California-based company which specialized in heavy-equipment repair for the timber industry. He also was responsible for construction and repairs in mills such as Louisiana Pacific. After moving to Missouri, Steve was lead man and supervisor for a Springfield manufacturer of custom stainless-steel tanks for companies such as Monsanto, Kodak, and Tyson. Steve's 50+ years of welding repair and fabrication work have given him a wide range of skills and experiences enabling him to provide quality workmanship for his customers.

Click on the link above to view the photo gallery of Steve's work. We're confident that you will be pleased with the quality of work delivered with dependability, industry, and integrity. Steve is certified through the American Welding Society and is fully insured.

Steve is experienced in multiple processes (heliarc, stick, and wirefeed) using aluminum, stainless steel, and steel. He can work from blueprints, sketches, and customer ideas. 

Examples of the types of projects Clever Welding can do:

Repairing, rebuilding, and constructing of

Bulldozers  Grapple loaders  Conveyors and chutes 
Belly scrapers Tractors Catwalk
Excavators Balers Grizzly bars
Backhoes Hay rakes Gates
Trucks Bush hogs Fencing
Handrails TrailersHoppers -- grain mills, rock for quarries Truck beds
Paving Equipment Hoppers -- grain mills, rock for quarries Tool boxes for truck utility beds