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    Ask Adam: Earliest Memory?

    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 recalls his earliest memory. What's your earliest memory?

    Adam Savage Paints an Astromech for Magic Wheelchair!

    Adam takes part in one of the team builds for this year's Star Wars-themed Magic Wheelchair project, painting up a scaled R2-D2 dome that'll go on a Jedi starfighter. Follow along as Adam goes through the process of masking and painting this Carbon 3D-printed part, and then heads to Comic-Con for the project reveals!

    Ask Adam: Reading the Comments

    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 relationship between content creators and commentors on the internet, and how he deals with toxicity on the internet.

    Ask Adam: Tiny Apartment, Big Sanding

    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 ideas and tools for cutting big materials in small spaces.

    Tested's New "One Day Builds" T-Shirt!

    Adam tries on the first Tested t-shirt, featuring our One Day Builds video series! The shirt is on sale for only two weeks, and we hope it'll be the first of many Tested shirts. Getting this shirt supports Tested and helps us continue making videos like One Day Builds! Thanks as always for watching and hope you like it! You can buy yours here.

    Adam Savage's One Day Builds: The First Spacesuit!

    Adam Savage is obsessed with spacesuits, and his latest costume build for this year's Comic-Con incognito walk is a replica of the very first spacesuit made for famed aviator Wiley Post in 1935. Adam's also excited to experiment with Worbla in this build for the helmet, and make heavy use of his sewing machine for this striking suit!

    Ask Adam: Project from Hell

    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 projects that were thought to be easy but ended up being a project from hell, and how he recovered.

    Adam Savage's One Day Builds: EDC TWO Bag!

    Adam's latest one day build is a very personal project: making a custom version of his new EDC TWO bag using the patterns he's putting out into the world. Marcos from Mafia bags stops by to guide Adam through some of the intricacies of sewing sailcloth and giving the bag a distinct look! (Patterns available at adamsavage.com)

    Inside Adam Savage's Cave: The Universal Greeblie!

    Whether you call them greeblies, greebles, or nurnies, these small plastic pieces are an essential part of modelmaking kit-bashing. For an upcoming One Day Build, Adam shows off the universal greeblie and talks about how this piece was extensively used in the ILM model shop. It's something you can't unsee when looking at classic scale models from our favorite films!

    Ask Adam Anything: Learning from the Internet

    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 gets a question about a specific woodworking project, and uses the opportunity to talk about how he learns and finds answers online, oftentimes in youtube videos. It involves what he calls the rumpelstiltskin method.

    Calling All Totoros for San Diego Comic-Con!

    For this year's San Diego Comic-Con, Adam and the Tested team want to meet up with Totoro cosplayers and walk the floor in costume! We invite Totoro costume maker Adam Quinones to the cave to try on and borrow his costume for the meetup. What's the collective noun for a group of Totoros? A neighborhood of Totoros, perhaps? To participate, post below and we'll get in touch!

    Ask Adam Anything: Not Giving Up on 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 his own unfinished projects, how he finds the motivation to continue working on them, and what he turns to when he hits a wall in progressing on a build.

    Ask Adam Anything: Home Improvements

    Every week, Adam takes a question from the comments section below or on social media (tagged #AskAdamSavage) and answer them for the Tested member community. This week, Adam answers a question about his personal home improvement projects.

    Adam Savage's One Day Builds: 1000 Shot Nerf Blaster!

    Adam picks up a Nerf Rival blaster, and upgrades it with a custom magazine to hold a THOUSAND soft plastic Nerf balls. Watch as Adam builds the new magazine from scratch, uses kit-bashing to detail the blaster, and adds more upgrades like the bi-pod and laser. And to test this massive rig, Adam sets his sights on some prehistoric prey! Life finds a way!

    Ask Adam Anything: Drawing for Leisure

    We're bringing back Ask Adam Anything segments! Every week, Adam will take a question from the comments section below or on social media (tagged #AskAdamSavage) and answer them for the Tested member community. This week's question is about Adam's personal drawings for fun and leisure.

    Adam Savage's New Warcraft Armor!

    Adam is obsessed with movie armor, and he finally has a full set of armor made by the incredible craftspeople of Weta Workshop. This Alliance Knight armor was made for the movie Warcraft, and is part of many pieces of armor and beautiful props going on auction. Adam is awestruck by the detail here!

    Adam Savage's One Day Builds: Snub-Nosed Blade Runner Blasters!

    Adam puts together a beautiful Blade Runner-inspired snub-nosed blaster kit! Both Norm and Adam both work on their kits, each taking a different approach to the paint and finish. Adam goes one step further by adding machined metal parts to his blaster, giving it a brilliant look and some real heft. The blasters turned out amazing!

    Adam Savage needs your help for his next build!

    This June, Adam's going to the first ever Nation of Makers conference in Sante Fe! And while he's there, he'll be working on a unique build: a 6-foot tall statue of Rosie the Riveter, comprised of over 2,500 3D-printed parts. We need your help printing those parts! Find out how to contribute to this build here!

    What's Adam Working On?

    I was just in Adam's shop and he's hard at work at his lathe. Any guesses as to what he's working on? (Side note: He has black smudges all over his face, too.)