Practical Welding Today is a great source of information, covering everything from how-to guides and showcasing fabricators to illustrating the nuts and bolts of your welding equipment. This article, “Gun Control: GTAW torch design innovations enhance productivity, quality” outlines the history of the development of the TIG welding torch over the years. And while the magazine is careful to not name names, or show preferential treatment, we’re under no such editorial obligation here at JoeWelder.com. Many of the innovations in TIG welding Torch design happened at Weldcraft. And while Jim Watson doesn’t like to brag, I’ll tell you that he was in on some of that innovation, and in fact patented a design for a new TIG Torch, a TIG torch now known as the Crafter Series.