Williamsburg Teen Uses Welding Passion to Create Flowers
May 27, 2021
Elijah Shultz has figured out how to continue a family trade through another generation in a unique way.
Shultz, 15, of Williamsburg has used his passion for welding to make metal roses that he now sells.
After getting metal kits at Christmas, Shultz has been working on them ever since. Using metal parts from around his family farm, he uses his plasma cutter to make the flowers from scratch.
"If the flowers are already cut out, it only takes 30 minutes. If not, it can be about two hours," he said.
According to his mother, Jamie, Shultz has always enjoyed taking things apart and putting th...