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Adam Savage's One Day Builds: Stitching Pony Clamp!

坐车跟姐姐那个Adam's latest build is a new tool to aid in his quest for precision in his machining and other shop work! It's called a stitching pony by leatherworkers and is essentially a large third hand for holding onto raw materials or parts while he works on them. And Adam has come up with a way to make his stitching pony quick to release, tighten, and operate!

Ash, Vito Cornelius, and Bilbo - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 6/23/20
We recall the amazing careers of actor Ian Holm and director Joel Schumacher, whose works hold special places in the pop culture pantheon. Adam, Will, and Norm also talk about great character actors whose appearance and performances elevate the films they show up in, and give a few recommendations for classics to rewatch. Plus, a discussion about build materials that Adam has been workging with lately!
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Adam Savage's Octopus Cane!

Adam tells the story of one of his favorite Etsy purchases and why he loves the kinds of interactions and exchanges between buyer and seller that takes place on that marketplace. This Octopus cane topper is beautifully cast and worn from handling, and one of Adam's favorite objects in his shop. Here's the Other Minds book Adam mentioned: https://amzn.to/2YkeSyH

Adam Savage's One Day Builds: Making a Stable Workbench!

This weekend build takes on something that's been bothering Adam for a while: the stability of his workbench. So in order to pay it forward for all future One Day Builds, Adam takes apart his workbench and rebuilds it to his satisfaction. The project takes a few detours as Adam has to contend with welder issues, so it's not a build that goes as originally planned!

Adam Savage Interviews Expanse Production Designer Tony Ianni

How do you achieve the (flawless) aesthetics of science fiction with limited budget, space and time? Adam Savage speaks to production designer Tony Ianni about how he and his team of hundreds create The Expanse's many otherworldly -- and very convincing -- sets with a TV budget and timeline.

PROJECTIONS: Cyberpunk VR Game LOW-FI + QuestDraw AR!

We go hands-on with the latest alpha build of LOW-FI, the cyberpunk open-world VR game from the makers of Technolust. Plus we chat with the game's creator Blair Renaud about the scope of the game, cinema influences, and plans for further updates to the Alpha as well as PSVR support. It's the closest we've felt to being in Blade Runner in virtual reality. Plus, we test QuestDraw AR, a painting tool for the Oculus Quest that works with an AR iOS viewer.

Tested: DJI Mavic Air 2 vs. Skydio 2 Autonomous Drone!

We test and compare the new DJI Mavic Air 2 and Skydio 2 drones, both of which make use of impressive technology for obstacle avoidance and automated subject tracking. Here's the state of consumer drones in 2020 and what tech is meaningful for drone pilots who want to film aerial video, shoot photos, and fly safely with confidence.

Adam Savage's One Day Builds: Mini Chop Saw!

Once Adam finished making his mini bandsaw, he was inspired to try his hand at making more custom tools and developing his own machining skills. The mini machine vise he previously made finds its home in an awesome mini chop saw, which actually takes Adam a whole week to design, sketch, and build piece by piece. After a huge amount of trial and error, Adam is so pleased with the finished build--it might be his favorite One Day Build ever!