314. Willing to Fail w/ Codie Aljets

In this episode, Codie Aljets, a metal artist, shares his journey into metal art and his transition from being a firefighter to pursuing his passion full-time. He discusses the challenges and techniques involved in creating detailed metal sculptures and the importance of mindset in overcoming obstacles. Codie also opens up about his battle with cancer and how it has shaped his perspective on life and art. He emphasizes the need to live a healthier lifestyle and not wait to pursue one's passions. Codie's story is an inspiring example of resilience and determination in the face of adversity. In this part of the conversation, Codie Aljets discusses the challenges of being a one-person operation and the importance of pricing projects correctly. He also shares his strategies for working late nights to stay focused and productive. Codie talks about finding inspiration in nature and using music as motivation. He emphasizes the importance of perseverance and taking breaks when frustration arises. Codie reflects on the first piece that kickstarted his journey and discusses his plans for future projects. Finally, he explores new welding techniques and tools to enhance his artwork. In this conversation, Cody Aljets discusses his journey as a metal artist and the challenges he faces in the industry. He shares his experiences with learning TIG welding techniques and the importance of starting with thicker materials. Cody also talks about collaborating with other artists and the impact of social media on his business. He emphasizes the need to find a balance between creating unique art and appealing to a wider audience. Cody's passion for his craft and dedication to his family's support shine through as he strives to leave a lasting legacy through his metal art. Follow Codie on Instagram Here Check out his website: https://www.codiealjetsart.com/ Arc Junkies Podcast: Instagram: @Arcjunkiespodcast YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@arcjunkiespodcast9253 Email: Show@arcjunkies.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jason-becker-45407b72?lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_profile_view_base_contact_details%3BKipEwR3uQXCmCjaEfNzo6w%3D%3D Arc Junkies Website: https://arcjunkies.com Arc junkies Merch: https://shop.threadmob.com/arcjunkie/shop/home Underground Metal Works: https://www.underground-metalworks.com/ Friends of the Show: Rockmount Research and Alloys, Inc. Rockmountwelding.com Instagram: @Rockmountwelding Use ARCJUNKIES10 for 10% off all Abrasives and Consumables Use AJP at checkout to get 1lb. of Tartan AAA when you spend $250 on Rockmount Products. Outlaw Leather LLC Outlawleather.com Instagram: @outlawleatherusa Use ARCJUNKIES for 15% off all in-stock leather goods CK Worldwide https://www.ckworldwide.com/ Fronius USA https://www.fronius.com/en-us/usa Everlast Welders Instagram: @everlastwelders YouTube: Everlast Welders Online: https://bit.ly/37xJstI Use Codeword ARCJUNKIES at checkout to get upgraded to a free Nova Foot Pedal and TIG Torch with the purchase of any machine that comes with a stock foot pedal and TIG Torch. Strong Hand Tools Stronghandtool.com/arcjunkies Instagram @Strong_hand_tools ISOTUNES: Instagram: @isotunesaudio Online: https://shop.isotunes.com/arcjunkies10. Use ARCJUNKIES10 at checkout and save $10 on your purchase