How to sign welding in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with the index finger of your dominant hand pointing at the palm side of your non-dominant hand. Then, move your dominant hand from side to side so that your index finger is pointing at each end of the palm side of your non-dominant hand.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of welding

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of welding

End of Sign

Final Frame of welding

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for welding
Extend your thumb and index finger to form an 'L' shape, with the other fingers curled in.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for welding
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

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