Adam Savage’s One Day Builds: EPIC Spacesuit! (Part 1)

For the first time, we document the build of Adam’s spacesuits in its entirety! Inspired by a next-generation xEMU design, Adam and his collaborators spent months building two spacesuit costumes worn in our short film “The Beacon”–celebrating the relaunch of the gaming network G4. To kick off this multi-part series, we jump back to the beginning of the summer as Adam begins the project in earnest, starting with the literal hard parts of the suit’s frame and inner shell.

Learn more about G4’s relaunch here. Watch “The Beacon” short film featuring these spacesuits here.

Machinist Brett Foxwell. Designer Christine Knobel.

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Optimusk – This is Only a Test 667 – 10/6/22

This week, we talk Twitter's uncertain future and Tesla's latest AI-day robot reveals has us fonding remembering the epic fails of the Darpa Robotics Challenge. Plus, a ruling in the EU that may change how Apple makes their future iPhones. That and our final predictions ahead of the Meta Connect conference coming up next week!

Adam Restores Clear Plastic Discoloration

Making

Adam Restores Clear Plastic Discoloration

As a quick follow-up to his recent One Day Build for his Nag…

Adam’s Penny Drop Wind Tunnel (with Veritasium!)

Culture

Adam’s Penny Drop Wind Tunnel (with Veritasium!)

Adam demonstrates the wind tunnel he built for the Penny Dro…

Adam’s Favorite Tools: Motorized Angle Polisher

Making

Adam’s Favorite Tools: Motorized Angle Polisher

As seen in his recent restoration of his Nagra IV-S plastic …

Adam’s Mystery Roman Centurion Helmet!

Show And Tell

Adam’s Mystery Roman Centurion Helmet!

Adam recently picked up this Roman guard helmet from eBay, p…

Adam’s Favorite Tools: Backstage Handbook Illustrated Almana…

Show And Tell

Adam’s Favorite Tools: Backstage Handbook Illustra…

As makers, knowing the common name of tools and processes ca…

Star Wars Luke vs. AT-AT 1/6 Scale Diorama Display!

Making

Star Wars Luke vs. AT-AT 1/6 Scale Diorama Display…

Norm transforms a lighted acrylic display case into a dioram…

Show and Tell: Hector Salamanca’s Bell Replica!

Show And Tell

Show and Tell: Hector Salamanca’s Bell Replica!

Adam shares a delightful find for Breaking Bad and Better Ca…

How the adidas 4DFWD 3D Printed Running Shoe Is Made!

Making

How the adidas 4DFWD 3D Printed Running Shoe Is Ma…

We've long looked forward to the time when 3D printing becom…

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EV Questions Answered – This is Only a Test 666 – …

Marvel shocks us with a surprise Deadpool 3 announcement, NASA completes a test of its planetary defense strategy, and Stadia gets sunsetted in this week's packed news discussion. We also welcome EV reporter Robbie Baldwin to the show to answer our questions about the current state of electric vehicles around the globe, and what people in…