The Blow Torch iHorn is made from a vintage blow torch. It was made in the 1930’s . The man credited with creating the very first self-acting blowtorch was a Frenchman, Théodore Pierre Bertin, who registered his invention during the period of the French Revolution in 1798. Blowtorches remained essentially the same, burning fuel rather than gas, until the 1950's when the first propane torch was invented. The Blow Torch is flamin’ hot.