Adam in Real Time: Papier-Mâché Mask Mold

In this 19-minute Tested Premium/Patron video, after a stressful day, Adam works on creating a mold of his earlier old-woman mask sculpt, his very first papier-mâché negative mold. Alexa alert!

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Ask Adam: Building vs. Modifying Tools

In this livestream excerpt, Adam answers questions from Tested members The Prop Master with Robert Walker and Shane Shellenbarger about Adam’s disc sander as well as building tools from scratch vs. modifying existing tools. Thank you for your questions and support, Robert and Shane!

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Adam Inspects the ‘Passengers’ Spacesuit

In our final video checking out props and costumes from Prop Store’s Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction, Adam inspects this striking spacesuit made for the 2016 science fiction film Passengers. With helmet and hard parts fabricated by the specialty costumers at Ironhead Studio, this spacesuit has many of the elements that Adam loves about fictional spacesuit design. Thanks to Prop Store for letting us spend time with these wonderful pieces!

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Ask Adam: Favorite Miniature and Jumbo Versions of Tools

In this live stream excerpt, Tested subscriber George Farren asks Adam, “‘What’s your favorite example of miniature/jumbo versions within a family of tools?” Here’s Adam’s answer.

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Ask Adam: The Origin of Adam and Jamie’s “MythBusters Look”

In this livestream excerpt, Tested member Rob Langridge asks, “Were Jamie’s white shirt/gray pants/beret and your black shirt and jeans a decision handed down from producers, or your actual everyday wear?” Here’s Adam’s answer. Thank you for you question and support, Rob!

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Ask Adam: When to Buy and How to Mark Your Tools

In this livestream excerpt, Adam answers questions from Tested members LexLuthorJr and K about the best time to buy a tool and tips on how to mark your tools as your own. Thank you for your questions and support, Lex and K!

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Adam Inspects Original Aliens Colonial Marine Props!

There’s no better reference for a replica propmaker than getting up close and inspecting the original movie props, and Adam gets to meet several pieces of Colonial Marines armor and the iconic smartgun from James Cameron’s Aliens! Details on these pieces reinforce Adam’s own research from screenshots and behind-the-scenes photos, and there are parts of the armor that Adam has never noticed until seeing them in person!

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Original Animatronic Gizmo Puppet From Gremlins!

Adam encounters one of the original Gizmo animatronics from Gremlins 2, created by Rick Baker’s effects shop alongside all the other creatures for the film. Complete with all of its control cables extended below the puppet, the immaculate condition of this prop gives some idea of the degree of detail and complexity needed for this prop to convincingly come alive on screen. Don’t feed the mogwai after midnight!

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Adam’s One Day Builds: Aliens Motion Tracker Prop!

Adam tackles a key piece of his Aliens Colonial Marines cosplay with the assembly and finishing of a Motion Tracker prop kit from propmaker Victor Broadley! This kit is comprised of most of the original found parts used by the original production to make the Motion Tracker, including the distinct shape of a Kango 426 drill and even the Casio calculator buttons that mount on the side! Next up will be making this actually work as a motion tracker!

Adam’s build of the Aliens welder torch, Colonial Marines shoulder lamp, Colonial Marines armor

Adam Surprised By Indiana Jones Prop Details!

One of the original Grail Diaries, the headpiece of the Staff of Ra, and a holy grail prop are just three pieces from Prop Store’s upcoming Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction collection. Adam gets to inspect all three and catches details he’s never noticed before in his own research and replicas of these iconic props!

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