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    Adam Savage's One Day Builds: Chewbacca's Bandolier!

    Time for some Star Wars prop building--Adam Savage makes an upgrade to one of his favorite costumes! Adam's never been satisfied with the original bandolier strap and satchel he made for his Chewbacca cosplay, so today he fabricates new ones from scratch with metal and leather. And of course Adam hides an easter egg into this Wookiee prop!

    Adam Savage's One Day Builds: Custom NERF Rifle

    This past holiday, Adam took part in Imgur's secret santa gift exchange, surprising a fan with a custom modded and painted Nerf rifle! For today's One Day Build, Adam shows how he took the Nerf toy apart and put it back together with his functional and aesthetic improvements.

    Adam Savage's Apollo A7L Spacesuit Replica!

    Adam gives a tour of his Apollo A7L spacesuit replica, made by industrious suit builder Ryan Nagata. The attention to detail and fabrication techniques make this suit one of Adam's favorites in his collection. You may have seen Adam wear this spacesuit in the final season of Mythbusters!

    WorldBuilders: Adam Savage Learns Swordmaking at Weta Workshop

    In Tested's trip to New Zealand earlier this year, Adam stopped by Weta Workshop to meet Peter Lyon, Weta's Master Swordsmith. Spending a day with Peter, Adam learns how the armorist designed and created the swords for the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit films, and learns swordmaking to fabricate his own Strider-inspried blade!

    Adam Savage's One Day Builds: Pedal-Powered Strandbeest!

    This One Day Build is a special one: Adam assembles a pedal-powered Strandbeest of his own design as an Artist in Residence at the Exploratorium science museum in San Francisco. The outdoor build was open for public view, and Adam has to test and problem-solve the build on site with a mobile workshop deployed from his Land Cruiser!

    Adam Savage's One Day Builds: NASA Spacesuit Parts!

    Adam dons his replica Apollo-era spacesuit, made by replica spacesuit builder Ryan Nagata. As part of their ongoing collaboration, today's One Day Build entails milling parts for the spacesuit, including a radiation dosimeter and aluminum knobs. But all doesn't go right as Adam has to overcome a maker's slump.

    Adam Savage Incognito as Totoro at New York Comic Con!

    Adam Savage walks through New York Comic Con in his newest cosplay: the titular forest spirit from the film My Neighbor Totoro! In portraying this friendly and fuzzy character, Adam strolls through the convention floor receiving hugs and warming hearts. Plus, check out Adam's perspective from a camera mounted on the costume!

    Features Not Standard: Adam Savage's Portable Movie Theater

    This summer, Adam Savage took the Tested team on a campout of a lifetime. To prepare for the trip, Adam and the team each took a Honda Ridgeline and modified the truck in unique builds to fulfill personal camping dreams. Adam's project: converting the truck into a mobile movie theater that packs up for travel and deploys on-site at the campground. Welcome to the Tested off-road screening room! #HondaRidgeline #featuresnotstandard #sponsored

    Adam Savage Meets Aardman Animations' Puppets!

    A special visit to the cave this week as two friends from Aardman Animations visit Adam and bring along some of their amazing stop-motion animation puppets! Jimmy and Gary work at Aardman's model shop, and show Adam the intricate details that go into each puppet. Plus, a surprise for Adam!

    Adam Savage's One Day Builds: Bear Costume!

    We timewarp back to the week before Comic-Con for this One Day Build, in which Adam builds the head for his grizzly bear costume! Adam explains how he sketched out the design for the character, how he experimented with its forms, and how the suit comes together. But the head is the most important part!