One Day Builds

Armor and Swords

Adam's One Day Builds: Inglourious Basterds Knife Replica!

It's a true One Day Build! Adam recreates the iconic Bowie knife used by Brad Pitt's Aldo Raine from Inglourious Basterds, using the same materials that a prop maker on set would have used to make the original.

Adam's One Day Builds: Weathering the Blaster Vault!

We flash a few weeks back to when Adam was wrapping up the build of his sci-fi blaster storage trunk, to catch Adam as he's about begin the interior weathering process.

Adam's One Day Builds: Weathering a Sword Blank!

One of Adam's latest ongoing projects is a new hero sword, ground from a pre-made blank and finished using the techniques he learned from his time working under the tutelage of Weta Workshop's Peter Lyon.

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!

Adam Savage's One Day Builds: Excalibur Henchmen Armor!

Among Adam's armor collection is another suit made by master armorer Terry English for the film Excalibur: one made for the villain Mordred's lead lieutenant. But this armor is missing key pieces from its ensemble, and Adam recalls his training from Terry to rebuild those parts and chemically darkens those parts with Aluminum Black to match the original armor.