Adam’s One Day Builds: Mythbusters Blueprint Display with Kyle Hill!

Adam welcomes @KyleHillScience to the cave for the very special One Day Build collaboration! Kyle purchased one of the original MythBusters blueprints in the recent auction benefiting the Grant Imahara STEAM Foundation, and brought this piece up to San Francisco to chat with Adam about its use on the show and to build a custom display for it!

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Adam Visits Ghostbusters: Afterlife’s Costume Department!

Adam steps into the costumes trailer on the set of Ghostbusters: Afterlife to chat with costume designer Danny Glicker about the painstaking process of recreating the original Ghostbusters uniforms, and the attention to detail paid to everything from the fabric and weathering to the embroidery of the iconic Ghostbusters patch!

Ghostbusters: Afterlife is now available digitally and will be on Blu-Ray and 4K Ultra HD February 1!

You can also explore the next chapter in the Ghostbusters universe by downloading the official app now. Get access to exclusive content & news, check out the upgrades to the iconic Ecto-1 and gear, share Ghostbusters gifs & stickers, and more!

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Adam’s Favorite Screwdriver Design!

After years of having drawers full of all sorts of screwdrivers–and there are so many different kinds–Adam has come to the realization that he has a point of view about his favorite screwdriver design. His favorite screwdriver set ends up being one that he has a personal connection to, and has in his opinion the most beautiful handle of any hand tool he owns. And of course it’s a vintage design he has to hunt for on eBay!

Adam Checks Out the Apollo 11 Command Module!

We all know Adam is obsessed with Apollo 11, and while visiting the National Air and Space Museum’s Mary Baker Engen Restoration Hangar, he had a special opportunity to view the Columbia Apollo 11 command module up close. Objects conservator Lisa Young takes Adam through some of the work her team is doing on this historic artifact, differentiates between the pre-flight and post-flight marks on the exterior, and lets him peek inside, revealing the three-person crew’s tiny living quarters for most of the mission!

Note: At the time of filming, there was a mask mandate in place at Smithsonian.

Ask Adam: How to Deal With Creative Block

In this live stream excerpt, Adam answers questions from Tested members Ben Campbell and DevLegion about building an R2-D2 replica (including weathering advice) and working through creative blocks. Thank you, Ben and Dev for your questions!

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Adorable Mini C-Stand + D-I-Y LED Ring Light!

We check out this fully-functional and adorable tabletop C-Stand from Matthews and make a small LED edge light panel to work along with it! It’s like having a miniature photo studio on your desk and perfect for gripping lights, scrims, and flags for scale model or figure photography. It’s so charming!

Matthews 5″ Pocket C-Stand, LED light strip, Brass rod, Jamie Lannister figure, 3d print files for ring light housing. Disclaimer: Tested may earn an affiliate commission when you buy through the links here.

How Ghostbusters: Afterlife Brought Back THAT Legacy Character [SPOILER WARNING!]

Warning: Spoilers within for those of you who haven’t seen Ghostbusters: Afterlife! Ghostbusters: Afterlife director and co-writer Jason Reitman details to Adam Savage the careful and technical process by which the filmmakers brought a legacy character from the Ghostbusters universe into the movie in a surprise role.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife is now available digitally and will be on Blu-Ray and 4K Ultra HD February 1

You can also explore the next chapter in the Ghostbusters universe by downloading the official app now. Get access to exclusive content & news, check out the upgrades to the iconic Ecto-1 and gear, share Ghostbusters gifs & stickers, and more!

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Adam’s Epiphany On the Science of Measurement!

As Adam gets back into machining projects and exercises, he takes a moment to share one of the most interesting tools in the shop: a set of Mitutoyo ceramic gauge blocks used for precision measurement. To explain how and why these blocks are used, Adam dives into a lesson on metrology–the science of measurement–which comes to a conclusion that may change the way you think about every measurement tool in your own shops!

Grant Imahara’s Scratch-Built Hoverboard

For the 2016 Netflix series White Rabbit Project, Grant Imahara was tasked with designing and building the personal hovercraft we’ve been promised in movies for decades, which OF COURSE he did! Friend and former colleague Fon Davis of Fonco Studios shows Adam this resulting amazing (albeit terrifying) engineering triumph.

Learn more about — or donate to — the Grant Imahara STEAM Foundation.

Watch Grant test his hovercraft.

Watch White Rabbit Project on Netflix.

Ask Adam: Weirdest Things Fans Ask to Be Signed

In this live-stream excerpt, Adam answers questions from Tested members Warship Models Underway/Kurt, David Griffiths, Black Tusk Fett and Patrick Casey about Disney Imagineers, strange autograph requests, managing perfection with builds and favorite maker museums. Thank you, Patrick, Black Tusk, David and Kurt for your questions!

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