How To Make Custom 1/6 Scale Fluorescent Tube Lightsabers!

We upgrade our favorite Star Wars sixth-scale figures with custom light-up lightsabers using off the shelf CCFL fluorescent tubes. Follow along as we show you the step-by-step process to modifying a CCFL tube and sixth-scale lightsaber hilt to turn a typical Hot Toys or Sideshow Collectibles figure into a brilliant light-up scene. It really transforms the look of a figure!

Podcast - Podcasts

Forever Baby Yoda – This is Only a Test 577 – 12/3…

We're back from a remote Thanksgiving holiday to catch up on two weeks of news, including the unveiling of Super Mario World at Universal Japan, Wonder Woman 1984's upcoming debut on HBO Max, and a new desktop holographic display from Looking Glass. Plus, we recap this past week's awesome Mandalorian episode--revelations and spoilers with…

Show And Tell

Tested in 2020: Kayte’s Favorite Things!

Modelmaker, fabricator, and host of our Model Behavior serie…

One Day Builds

Adam Savage’s One Day Builds: Chewbacca’s Bowcaste…

For Halloween this year, Adam needed a bowcaster replica for…

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Tested in 2020: Ariel’s Favorite Things!

Ariel brings in a recommendation for an accessible and power…

Podcast - Adam Savage Project

Greg Munson – The Adam Savage Project – 11/24/20

BattleBots is back this week! We're joined by the show's co-creator, executive producer, and robot combat veteren Greg Munson to talk about the process of producing a season of BattleBots during lockdown, the roster of competitors and robots appearing this year, and what how he and the BattleBots team are thinking about ways to evolve and…

Making

Adam Savage’s Favorite Tools: All About Awls!

In showing off the usefulness of a small awl for marking you…

Show And Tell

Tested in 2020: Sean’s Favorite Things!

Our resident 3D printing expert and modelmaker Sean checks i…

Show And Tell

2001: A Space Odyssey Moon-Watcher and Bone Replic…

Adam Savage shares two pieces of his collection from the fil…

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Tested in 2020: Bill’s Favorite Things!

Tested contributor Bill Doran checks in from his workshop to…

Culture

Filming Model Miniatures from Moon (2009)

Duncan Jones' Moon is one of our favorite science fiction fi…