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    Adam Savage's Blade Runner Blimp Replica!

    It's now 2019, the year in which Blade Runner takes place. And while there are no Nexus 6 replicants running around, here's one thing from the film brought to life. Adam and modelmaker Kayte Sabicer reveal the Blade Runner blimp prop replica they've been working on for months!

    Tested in 2018: Adam Savage's Favorite Things!

    Adam shares his favorite things from 2018! From garage resin kits to aerospace replicas, Adam celebrates objects and gear from makers that he's admired and worked with this year. Plus, a piece of tech he uses every day that radically improves his life. What have been your favorite things of 2018? Share with us in the comments below!

    Adam Savage's One Day Builds: NASA ACES Spacesuit Helmet!

    Adam puts together the very complex and intricate assembly of 3D printed and machined parts for his NASA ACES spacesuit helmet replica. This helmet includes contributions from multiple makers, including The Broken Nerd, Punished Props, and Shawn Thorsson. And as is sometimes the case with a One Day Build, this build isn't without its complications.

    Adam Savage's One Day Builds: Mortal Engines Hand Cannon!

    Adam has just returned from New Zealand, where he met with some of the prop makers for the upcoming film Mortal Engines. Using their designs, Adam makes a replica of the character Anna Fang's striking sidearm, showing paint and weathering techniques to make this piece look at home in the movie's striking world!

    Adam Savage's Spacesuit Sketch Poster!

    Adam reveals this year's thank you gift for the Tested Premium member community! It's your support that directly allows us to make our build videos and share the stories of makers. The posters are shipping in early November, and anyone who signs up now or has signed up since May 31st will get one! Get yours here!

    Ask Adam: Working with Other Makers

    Every week, Adam takes a question from the Tested Premium Member community in the comments section below or on social media (tagged #AskAdamSavage) and answers here. This week, Adam talks about working with other makers in his shop, who may have varied skillsets.

    Ask Adam: Cardboard Projects

    Every week, Adam takes a question from the Tested Premium Member community in the comments section below or on social media (tagged #AskAdamSavage) and answers here. This week, Adam talks about using cardboard to prototype projects.

    Adam Savage Meets the Spacesuits from First Man!

    Spacesuit replica maker Ryan Nagata brings to the cave several of his spacesuits and spacesuit parts he made for the movie First Man! Adam and Ryan talk about his build of the X15 suit seen in the film, the technical accuracy achieved by the costume department, and what he learned from making pieces to be filmed for camera.

    Ask Adam: Dream Movie Projects

    Every week, Adam takes a question from the Tested Premium Member community in the comments section below or on social media (tagged #AskAdamSavage) and answers here. This week, Adam talks about which of his favorite movies he wished he could have worked on and why.

    Adam Savage's NASA ACES Spacesuit Replica!

    Adam Savage's newest spacesuit replica project is the NASA Advanced Crew Escape Suit (ACES)! Known as the "pumpkin suit", this iconic orange pressure suit was worn by Space Shuttle astronauts since 1994. Adam's replica is finally complete and ready for its first test fitting ahead of New York Comic Con!

    Ask Adam: What to Save in a Shop Fire?

    Every week, Adam takes a question from the Tested Premium Member community in the comments section below or on social media (tagged #AskAdamSavage) and answers here. This week, Adam answers the question of what he would rush to save if there was ever a fire in his shop!

    Alan Eustace's World-Record Stratosphere Jump Pressure Suit!

    Visiting the cave this week are two of Adam's friends: spacesuit costume maker Ryan Nagata, and high-altitude free-fall record holder Alan Eustace! We check out Ryan's replica of the pressure suit Alan wore for his stratosphere jump, in which he fell from a height of over 130,000 feet!

    Ask Adam: Cosplay Costume Storage

    Every week, Adam takes a question from the Tested Premium Member community in the comments section below or on social media (tagged #AskAdamSavage) and answers here. This week, Adam talks about whether he's ever thrown away a cosplay and his solutions for costume storage in the cave!

    Adam Savage's Starchild from 2001: A Space Odyssey!

    Adam shares the story of a recently completed project: an accurate replica of the Starchild prop seen at the end of 2001: A Space Odyssey. The journey to making this prop involved collaborations with effects artist Steve Neill, finishing work by Tested's Kayte Sabicer, and electronics by Jeremy Williams! Keep an eye on it's hypnotic gaze!

    Ask Adam: Favorite Shop Stool

    Every week, Adam takes a question from the Tested Premium Member community in the comments section below or on social media (tagged #AskAdamSavage) and answers here. This week, Adam talks about the problem of finding a good working stool to use in his shop!

    Ask Adam Anything: Top 5 Sci-Fi Books

    Every week, Adam takes a question from the Tested Premium Member community in the comments section below or on social media (tagged #AskAdamSavage) and answers here. This week, Adam details his top five science-fiction book recommendations!