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    Let's Build: Laser Cut Mechanical Kits, Part 4

    The dream team of laser cut wood kits comes together to get back on track with our UGears timer mechanical kit. Danica brings in some tools to help solve our toothpick crisis, and Simone shares some stories from her recent trip back to Sweden. Progress looks promising! Plus, a special appearance by Ripley the Tested puppy!

    Let's Build: Laser Cut Mechanical Kits, Part 2

    With fingers bandaged and splinters removed, Norm, Simone, and Jeremy move on to a new laser cut plywood kit from Ugears. The more advanced model features mechanical movements and precision toothpick placement, which gives the team some trouble!

    Let's Build: Laser Cut Mechanical Kits, Part 1

    Norm, Simone, and Jeremy tackled some new kits this week: beautiful laser-cut plywood models from Ugears. The models show how laser cut designs can be surprisingly complex, and the team warms up with a 34-piece combination lock. Plus, Jeremy tests a conversation starter program and we learn about Simone's darkest secret.

    Simone Giertrz's Ice Cream Drone--It Might Work!

    For her latest project, Simone wonders if she can find a way to utilize drones to encourage working out. Her plan: use the subject tracking feature of a new DJI quadcopter to fly away from her while carrying a tantalizing treat. It might work!

    LEGO with Friends: The Excavator, Episode 3

    Progress! The team gets into a groove of building, but a strange disturbance on the set throws the concentration into disarray. Can the builders recover from a missing brick in the past? The feeders also overstep their bounds!

    LEGO with Friends: The Excavator, Episode 1

    To kick off the new season of LEGO with Friends, we’re starting an ambitious Technic build! Adam, Simone, and Norm break open the box and start sorting through the 3,900 pieces of this Bucket Wheel Excavator set!

    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!

    Simone Giertz's Arm Extensions--It Might Work!

    Robot builder Simone Giertz dreams up whimsical inventions that tread the line between the peculiar and the practical! Watch Simone problem solve, put together, and test her fantastic machines. In this episode, Simone teams up with Adam Savage to solve an issue she has with the fig tree at her apartment.

    Let's Build: Blade Runner Blaster, Part 1

    Tested and special guests take on build projects that’ll require a full team effort! Watch along as we assemble model sets, electronics projects, and garage kits while geeking out about our obsessions! This week, we’re joined by our friend Mark Dubeau, a fellow Blade Runner obsessive who brings his deep knowledge of movie props to help us assemble our blaster kit!

    This Old FX Shop: Audrey II

    Frank shows us how to paint this garage kit we found at this year’s Monsterpalooza creature effects show. We discuss cleanup processes for castings and different paint methods using visual references from the film.

    Simone Giertz's Earlids--It Might Work!

    Robot builder Simone Giertz dreams up whimsical inventions that tread the line between the peculiar and the practical! Watch Simone problem solve, put together, and test her fantastic machines. In this debut episode, Simone ponders why evolution hasn’t given humans a way to close their ears like we do our eyes, and then works on a solution to that problem of her own design.