Adam Savage’s Vintage Automatic Testing Micrometer

In another deep dive into the world of metrology (the study of measurement), Adam shows us this vintage automatic testing micrometer that is used for a different purpose than his machining micrometers. This massive piece of kit was created to measure and test the thickness of soft goods, like felt and leather, and its use illuminates another interesting aspect of measurement.

Behind the Scenes: Editing Spatial Audio in Virtual Reality!

Tech

Behind the Scenes: Editing Spatial Audio in Virtua…

Go behind the scenes in our video production with a look at …

Adam Savage’s One Day Builds: Star Wars Acrylic Paints Rack!

One Day Builds

Adam Savage’s One Day Builds: Star Wars Acrylic Pa…

Adam adds a very special set of acrylic paints to his worksh…

Hands-On with Framework’s Fully Modular Laptop!

Tech

Hands-On with Framework’s Fully Modular Laptop!

Remember when laptops had replaceable and upgradeable compon…

Podcast - This Is Only a Test

Headset Haptics – This is Only a Test 599 – 5/13/2…

On the cusp of our 600th episode, we convene over the Zooms to discuss the announcements out of HTC's VIVECon, react to the rumored specs of PS5's VR hardware, and debate the merits of putting haptic feedback in a VR headset. We recap our recent experiences in Demeo and the new Population One Season 2 update, plus Jeremy lays out the deta…

Adam Savage’s One Day Builds: Queen Elizabeth’s Buzzer Bell!

One Day Builds

Adam Savage’s One Day Builds: Queen Elizabeth’s Bu…

Adam has recently been binging and enjoying Netflix's The Cr…

Adam Savage Geeks Out Over EVA Foam Scale Maille!

Show And Tell

Adam Savage Geeks Out Over EVA Foam Scale Maille!

Adam checks out the latest foam armor design from his friend…

Adam Savage’s One Day Builds: Epoxy Headcast Helmet Skullcap…

One Day Builds

Adam Savage’s One Day Builds: Epoxy Headcast Helme…

Adam makes use of one of his lifecasts to make a perfectly f…

The Animatronic Robot Designs of Mark Setrakian!

Making

The Animatronic Robot Designs of Mark Setrakian!

We visit the workshop of animatronics designer Mark Setrakia…

Podcast - This Is Only a Test

The Tape Measure Lightsaber – This is Only a Test …

As we get close to our 600th episode, we mix things up with a new format for the show, narrowing our topics of discussion to the top four stories we found most interesting this week. Kicking things off is Disney's unveil of a "working" lightsaber prop for its theme parks, our review of The Mitchells vs the Machines, Marvel's Phase 4 annou…

Adam Savage’s One Day Builds: Mandalorian Blaster Paint and …

One Day Builds

Adam Savage’s One Day Builds: Mandalorian Blaster …

Adam often builds props just so he can paint and weather the…