Making

Inside Adam’s Cave

Adam's Lifecasts Collection!

Adam brings out his collection of lifecasts (of himself!) that have been used over the years for makeup effects, costume fittings, and other art projects.

Adam Savage Inspects a $500 Suit of Armor!

In Adam's ongoing obsession with historical armor, he checks out what a $500 suit of armor purchased on Etsy looks like!

Show and Tell: Adam Savage's 2001: A Space Odyssey Space Suit!

Friend of Tested aerospace enthusiast and engineer Andrew Barth visits Adam in the cave, which gives Adam the chance to show and share his 2001: A Space Odyssey space suit he made for Comic-Con 2015!

Adam Savage's Guide to Workshop Hammers!

Hammers, mallets, thwackers, and other whacking tools are probably some of the first tools you use in a shop, and everyone has their favorites and preferences for their processes and types of projects. Adam gives a tour of his favorite hammers he keeps on his shop apron and within arms reach in the cave, including some unique designs he's made himself and vintage hammers found online.

Adam Savage's Favorite Tools: Great Budget Vacuum Former!

One of the most useful tools for a small scale modelmaker is a vacuum forming machine, which lets you make lightweight plastic copies of model or prop parts quickly. Adam shows us the vacuum former he built while he was a professional modelmaker, and then demonstrates a small dental vacuum forming machine that is a great way to get started without spending a lot of money.