One Man Pipe Welding Tool


  • For pipe and fitting sizes 1-1/2″, 2″, 3″ and 4″
  • Works with most butt weld fittings and pipe of any thickness
  • Position your workpiece at any angle for full weld access
  • Eliminates the need for a helper
  • Increases pipe lineup accuracy
  • Easily aligns the welding gap
  • Small, portable, adjustable and affordable
  • Easy to understand and use
  • Manufactured in the USA


Welders 3rd Hand Cutsheet
Welders 3rd Hand Manual

Welders 3rd Hand

Model 411

The Original Welders 3rd Hand is a one-man pipe welding tool that just makes sense. Manufactured by Sawyer Mfg. Co. in Tulsa, Oklahoma and used throughout the pipe welding industry, the Welders 3rd Hand is small, portable, and adjustable. It is easy to understand and use. Any pipe welders or fitters will greatly appreciate the applications of this handy tool.

Unleash the power of reliable vice grip clamps and achieve precise alignment with steadfast stability. This innovative device serves as an extra pair of hands, providing support and stability during welding operations. This tool embodies portability, adjustability, and simplicity. Its compact size and portable nature make it a versatile addition to any welder’s toolkit, facilitating ease of transportation between job sites.

Compatible with pipe and fitting sizes ranging from 1-1/2″ to 4″, the Welders 3rd Hand offers unparalleled versatility, accommodating various butt weld fittings and pipes of any thickness. With the ability to position the workpiece at any angle, welders gain full access to the weld, eliminating the need for an additional helper and enhancing efficiency on the job. Moreover, it significantly improves pipe lineup accuracy and effortlessly aligns the welding gap, ensuring precise and consistent results with every use.

The Welders 3rd Hand’s compact design, coupled with its affordability, makes it an indispensable tool for pipe welders and fitters alike. Its intuitive operation and straightforward functionality render it easy to understand and use, minimizing the learning curve for users of all skill levels. As a product of Sawyer’s commitment to quality and innovation, the Welders 3rd Hand is proudly manufactured in the USA, adhering to stringent manufacturing standards and ensuring reliability and durability for years to come. In essence, the Original Welders 3rd Hand epitomizes practicality, versatility, and affordability, revolutionizing the pipe welding process and empowering welders to achieve exceptional results with ease.