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Adam Savage's Vintage Automatic Testing Micrometer

Adam shows us this vintage automatic testing micrometer that is used for a different purpose than his machining micrometers.

Adam Savage's Favorite Tools: Japanese Hand Saws!

Adam Savage shows you why he's so fond of his Japanese hand saw in comparison to a traditional hack saw or American hand saw.

Adam Savage's Favorite Tools: Safe Rust Remover!

Adam has recently been obsessed with watching restoration videos online, and there's something used in all of those videos that he absolutely loves: Evapo-Rust rust remover. Adam is a fan of how safe and effective it is to use, and how it can be reused over and over again too. Here's how it works on two pieces of rusted parts from the Tested studio and around the cave.

Adam Savage's Favorite Tools: Portable Benchtop Parts Washer!

It's new equipment day at the cave! Adam tests and upgrades a new piece of equipment he picked up based on watching some of his favorite YouTube channels that feature old machine restoration. It's a benchtop cabinet parts washer that Adam can safely use to cycle degreaser through old hardware and antique parts. And not to be content with the parts washer out of the box, Adam makes several upgrades to improve its versatility and mobility around the workshop!

Adam Savage's One Day Builds: Form 3L Resin 3D Printer Station!

Adam sets up a new machine in the cave: a Formlabs Form 3L that's his first workshop 3D printer! To get it up and running, he builds a cart for the printer to live on with storage and workspace for processing the resin prints that come out of his large formfactor machine. And after running his first test print, Adam reveals his plans for putting the Form 3L through it paces with a prop and costume project he's working on this Spring!