I found the ultimate \"Jeep 101class\"
Just found a welder/fabricator course at an adult education program. They have gas, arc, mig, tig, and plasma cutters. They also have tubing benders, brakes, presses, jig tables, etc. Access to all the equipment and an instructor to help/teach you to do it right is $175 for 4 months. They are not open weekends, but are open M-F and open late 4 days a week. Go when you want, when you can, not really structured. Go in as much as you want. My wife is really going to miss me.
My other car is a bulldozer!