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    Adam Savage's One Day Builds: Custom Beat Saber Hilts!

    Adam's latest obsession is the VR music rhythm game Beat Saber, which he plays almost every day. To augment his immersion and play ability, Adam machines a pair of Beat Saber hilt mounts for the Oculus Quest controllers! And of course, making lightsaber hilts is something Adam has some experience with!

    Ask Adam: Resisting the Urge to Start Over

    This week Adam answers Tested Member Griffin839's question, "How do you deal with the urge to start over during a project? Often I will be working on a project and then get the urge to start over and do it better." Ask your own question in the comments section below or on social media (tagged #AskAdamSavage)!

    Adam Savage's One Day Builds: Space Camera Shroud!

    This week's One Day Build is all about space cameras! Adam shows off a few of his favorite vintage cameras and camera replicas from NASA missions, and collaborates with fellow space obsessive Anthony Kovacs to make a shroud for the venerated Nikon F3. It's a day of cut and sew to make a beautiful replica camera thermal cover, just like the beta cloth ones used by Space Shuttle astronauts!

    Adam Savage's One Day Builds: No-Face Animatronic Mouth!

    One of Adam's favorite cosplay costumes gets revamped and upgraded with an awesome animatronic feature! No-Face transforms into a hungry beast with a massive mechanized mouth, a build which ends up being much more complicated that planned. Shop assistants Jen and Mel also take on the task of fabricating foam props for No-Face to eat. This cosplay build ended up being quite a journey!

    Adam Savage Reveals His New No-Face Cosplay!

    Adam Savage reveals his latest cosplay: a rebuild and upgrade of his No-Face costume, featuring an incredible new mechanized mouth! Adam walks us through the design of this costume and how he puppets it from within. No-Face is hungry! Did you find Adam wearing this at New York Comic Con?

    Adam Savage's One Day Builds: Star-Lord Cosplay!

    Adam is joined by fabricator Kayte Sabicer for the build of his Star-Lord cosplay! Leading up to Silicon Valley Comic Con, Adam and Kayte tackle the various parts of the costume, from the iconic helmet to sci-fi blasters and all the hard and soft parts in between. It's long build that goes down to the wire!

    Ask Adam: Most Surprising Fan

    On Twitter, Robert Bruce asked, "Who surprised you the most saying they are your fan? Who did you fanboy over the most?" Here's Adam's answer, and if you have a question for Adam, post it in the comments below!

    Inside Adam Savage's Cave: New Apollo EVA Gloves!

    Adam welcomes spacesuit replica maker Ryan Nagata back to the cave to share his latest iteration of Apollo 11 EVA gloves! Ryan's previous glove builds were already the best we've seen, but new measurements, materials, and fabrication techniques makes these even better. Adam and Ryan geek out over the details!

    Adam Savage's One Day Builds: Star-Lord's Walkman!

    Adam's latest prop build is a replica of Star-Lord's Walkman from Guardians of the Galaxy! This is a styrene scratch build using some of Adam's favorite modelmaking materials and techniques. And a few firsts for a One Day Build--the use of a vinyl cutter for the logos, as well as a minor injury mid-build!

    Ask Adam: Preferred Music While Making

    This week Adam answers Jack Zacher's question from Twitter: "Do you listen to music/podcasts/whatever while you're making things?" Ask your own question in the comments section below or on social media (tagged #AskAdamSavage)!

    Adam Savage's Gorgeous Great Wall Armor!

    The latest armor in Adam's costume collection comes from the 2016 fantasy epic The Great Wall! Director Zhang Yimou's ambitious action film featured striking armor designs for its color-coded regiments, and Adam dons the golden armor of the Tiger Corps. This and over 180 other suits of armor and now up for auction for collectors and cosplayers! Find more of this armor and other film props at the Great Wall auction here!

    Adam Savage's New Leatherworking Box!

    Adam shares his latest shop upgrade and build: a leatherworking station and storage box for all his leather-related tools! This beautiful wooden box was made in the process of working on his Star-Lord costume belt, and replaces a previous acrylic toolbox. Adam guides us through this toolbox's form factor and its influences.

    Ask Adam: Revisiting "Finished" Projects

    This week Adam answers Tested member harrison_e_b2's question: "What is your process after you have finished a project? Do you continue to research the project to improve it? Do you ever go back?" Ask your own question in the comments section below or on social media (tagged #AskAdamSavage)!

    Inside Adam Savage's Cave: Ryan Nagata's First Spacesuit!

    While visiting Adam's cave to collaborate on a project, spacesuit replica builder Ryan Nagata brought a blast from the past: the very first spacesuit he made when he was 14 years old. Adam and Ryan pore over the details of this suit, which includes snoopy cap, gloves, and helmet. It's a testament to Ryan's obsession, ingenuity, and attention to detail, all qualities which have carried trhough to his newest spacesuits.

    Ask Adam: How Do You Cope With Tedium During Projects?

    This week -- with Tested mascot Alfie along for company -- Adam answers Tested member SmithPad2's question: "What are some of your strategies in coping with tedium in a project with lots of repetition?" Ask your own question in the comments section below or on social media (tagged #AskAdamSavage)!

    Adam Savage Wears the North Bergen High School Alien Play Spacesuit!

    Adam unveils the newest spacesuit being added to his collection: the Dallas spacesuit made for the North Bergen High School stage production of Alien! Adam could not be more thrilled to unbox this costume, getting a close look at the ingenuity and creativity in materials and build techniques used to make this recreation. And yes, he puts the spacesuit on!