Accucraft’s Model Steam Trains

For our final video from the 2018 Summer Steam-Up, we sit down with Accucraft Trains’ President Bing Cheng to talk about his company’s lineup of steam train models and kits. Bing gives us a sense of how these intricate scale locomotives are developed and the…

Scratch-Built Model Steam Trains!

We continue our geek-out over miniature steam locomotives with a look at these scratch-built steam engines by hobbyist Andy Sorenson and his father. We chat with Andy about how these steam locomotives work and the fun of designing their own working model train engines! Shot…

Adam Savage’s Least Favorite Material for Making

Adam is delighted to answer a question he’s never been asked before at a panel: what’s his least favorite material to build with? This was recorded as part of Adam’s appearance at Comic-Con 2018. Find more Ask Adam’s here: http://www.tested.com/membership Shot by Joey Fameli Subscribe…

Awesome Model Trains with Steam Locomotives!

We take a field trip to the 2018 Summer Steam-up, an annual gathering of hobbyists who build and operate model trains with working steam engines! Tested meets up with two model train builders who walk us through their gas and coal-powered engines. Shot by Gunther…

iPhone X Retired – This is Only a Test 466 – 9/13/18

We record this week’s episode just minutes after the Apple September press conference, so let’s dive into the details of the new watch and phone announcements. Plus, a look at the science behind Apple’s health claims, and casting shakeup in the DC cinematic universe! Subscribe…

Modeling and 3D-Printing Wonder Woman’s Tiara for Cosplay!

Darrell’s latest project involves the modeling and printing of a custom Wonder Woman Tiara for cosplay! Darrell walks us through his process adapting the model with some unique design elements and the trials and tribulations of smoothing out and finishing the 3D print to meet…

Laser Cutting a Westworld Data Card!

This week, we experiment with etching anodized aluminum on our Universal Laser Systems laser cutter! Sean uses this to make a replica of a small hand prop seen the most recent season of Westworld. (Don’t worry, no spoilers here!) Shot and edited by Ryan Kiser…

Unlicensed Art – Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project – 9/12/18

We record this episode on Adam’s wedding anniversary, and talk about the traditions of gift giving between partners. We also dive into a discussion about licensed and unlicensed pop culture art and the place for garage kits in the fan community. Plus, Adam has a…

Tested Mailbag: Human-Scale 3D-Printed LEGO!

This week’s mailbag is filled with wonderful 3D prints from maker Stian Ervik Wahlvåg, who is experimenting with prints by making human-scale LEGO pieces. We check out two of his designs, which have functioning electronics, as well as elegant print-in-place miniature toys. So delightful! Find…

Ask Adam Savage Anything: Worst Injury While Making?

Adam Savage and Richard Taylor reveal stories about injuries they’ve incurred while working on projects. Richard’s story is a doozy! This was recorded as part of Adam’s appearance at Comic-Con 2018. Find more Ask Adam’s here: http://www.tested.com/membership Shot by Joey Fameli Subscribe for more videos!…