The Modelmaking of European Train Enthusiasts!

We meet the bay area chapter of European Train Enthusiasts, modelmakers who have been making HO-scale european trains, tracks, and landscapes for over 25 years. These beautiful and densly detailed dioramas can be arranged in any configuration, and it’s stunning to see 28 of them…

Model Trains with Working Steam Engines!

We meet the Bay Area Garden Railway Society, a group of model train builders who build scale steam engines that actually run on tiny pieces of burning coal! During a water break for one engine, we chat with one of the builders about what it…

Daft Punk Helmet by Estefannie Explains It All at Bay Area Maker Faire #BAMF2018

Estefannie is a awesome maker, and quite rad people in person. If you get the chance I highly suggest you meet her and strike up a conversation about awesome stuff! Also, #highfive if you stayed until the end 🙂 Estefannie Explains It All: http://estefannie.com ——————————–…

More Cool People at Bay Area Maker Faire 2018 Part 3

There’s more cool people to meet at maker fair than can be contained in one video, so here’s more cool people that I met and asked 3 simple questions to at Bay Area Maker Fair 2018. In this video I interview: Joel Telling https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_7aK9PpYTqt08ERh1MewlQ Sean…

Hacked Star Wars Landspeeder Toy Car!

At this year’s Maker Faire, we meet hobby rc builder Adam Woodworth, who in addition to making his own Star Wars foam drones to fly, also converted the Radio Flyer Landspeeder for adult driving and drifting! We test drive Adam’s Landspeeder and chat with him…

Star Trek Tricorder with Working Display!

At this year’s Replica Prop Forum showcase, we meet up once again wtih Brian Mix, who brought his new Star Trek TOS Tricorder. This beautiful replica captures the weight and finish of the filming hand prop, and Brian has taken it one step further with…

James Bond “Moonraker” Prop Collection!

We meet Alan Stephenson, who has one of the largest private collections of James Bond memorabilia and film props. Alan shares with us a selection of his original props and filming miniatures from Moonraker, showing off the beautiful production design and practical effects aesthetic of…

Realistic Fallout Pip-Boy Prop!

We meet the prop and costume fabricators of Quantum Creations FX, who have worked on films like Watchmen, Tron: Legacy, and Ghostbusters. One prop that caught our eye is this Pip-Boy piece, realistically stylized for use in a Fallout commercial. Quantum Creations FX’s founder details…

New Oakland Office – Hak5 2326

Local bay area hacker? We’re looking to meet our new neighbors at our Oakland Office Warming Party this March 29th. Details at https://hak5.org/oakland —–☆—–☆—–☆—–☆—–☆—–☆—–☆—–☆—–☆—–☆ Shop → http://www.hakshop.com Subscribe → http://www.youtube.com/hak5 RSS Feeds → https://www.hak5.org/subscribe Support → http://www.patreon.com/threatwire Our Site → http://www.hak5.org Contact Us → http://www.twitter.com/hak5…