Painting Robot Kits to Look like Rusted Metal!

Enjoy this video from the Tested Premium video archive! http://tested.com/membership In this episode of This Old FX Shop, Frank and Norm each take on painting an original garage kit by Punished Props! Frank guides us through giving these resin robots different finishes to make them…

Bits to Atoms: The Co-op Quadcopter Challenge!

Enjoy this video from the Tested Premium video archive! http://tested.com/membership This episode of Bits to Atoms project explores the idea of teamwork through quadcopter hacking. Jeremy and Sean set up a game for the Tested team to cooperatively pilot a quadcopter through an obstacle course,…

First Week on Set – Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project – 6/8/18

While Norm is out on a production shoot, Adam and Will are joined by Tested contributor and fabricator Kayte Sabicer to talk about modelmaking, train trips, Captain America’s costume, and rewatching Raiders of the Lost Ark. Plus, Adam talks about what it’s like to be…

Bits to Atoms: Adding Smoke and Sounds to Toys!

Enjoy this video from the Tested Premium video archive! http://tested.com/membership Using the incredible Codename Colosuss model that we built from Machination Studio, Sean and Jeremy show you how to add smoke and sound effects to your own garage kits, tapping into the power and control…

Show and Tell: Destiny-Inspired Airsoft Mod!

Bill Doran of Punished Props (and Tested contributor!) stops by the studio to share a personal project modding an airsoft model into a Destiny-inspired prop! Bill talks about how he modeled a 3D-printed shell to fit the prop, which can be used for cosplay photo…

Let’s Talk About Solo – This is Only a Test – 5/31/18

Effects fabricator and Tested contributor Kayte Sabicer joins us this week for a big discussion on Solo: A Star Wars Story and the latest in pop culture, technology, and virtual reality! Note: when the background lights turn green, spoilers are in effect! Find more of…

Bits to Atoms: The Pi Score Arcade Cabinet

Enjoy this video from the Tested Premium video archive! http://tested.com/membership The intrepid team of Sean Charlesworth and Jeremy Williams team up to bring their dream projects to reality, showing you the design and fabrication steps along the way. Their first build: the Pi Score, a…

Paint Masking Using a Laser Cutter!

Tested contributor Bill Doran (aka Punished Props) is in our shop this week and experiments using our Universal Laser Systems laser cutter to make a quick paint mask for a helmet. This can be done with standard painter’s tape or a large sheet of masking…