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Adam Savage wowed fans with his Chewbacca cosplay, and now, he’s taking fans behind the scenes with Tom Spina Designs on how the mask was built.

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When it comes to creating your own dungeon, you can use pen on paper, matts, 3D printed pieces, or purchase highly detailed models to build your world. Of course if you work at the Weta Workshop, you might just go to the extreme and plan to build a board game maze that will fill a room.

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I haven’t 3D-printed anything in while, but this new video from Tested, really has me itching to get back in to it. Take the jump to see how Sean Charlesworth uses a Formlabs printer to create a unique Sith lightsaber.

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I really appreciate and am inspired by those who can create fantastic props, costumes, and bits of ephemera related to comic books and pop culture. This week on Tested, Frank Ippolito shows how to slush cast a prop helmet from The Rocketeer.

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How much work goes into making a mask or helmet for Marvel and DC movies? Norman Chan of tested had a chance to interview Jose Fernandez who has been designing these costumes for years.

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I don’t know how many models, LEGO sets, and other kits that are sitting in the Nerd Room of Doom that are unbuilt. Apparently Adam Savage has the same problem, and he’s doing something about it in this One Day Build of the Iron Giant Bolt.

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Here’s a first for Adam: a One Day Build of a custom LEGO set! After spotting Jason Allemann’s beautiful automata design, Adam sourced a complete kit to built at the cave. The finished piece comes alive as an animated diorama of the Greek legend!   Find Jason Allemann’s LEGO Sisyphus kit here: http://jkbrickworks.com/sisyphus-kine…

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If you are a prop builder, or simply appreciate the work that goes into making props, check out the new video from Tested, where Norm and Sean Charlesworth build a replica of the Ghostbusters ghost trap from the original movie.

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When the holochess set made its return appearance in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (minor spoilers), Tested was there to talk with Phil Tippett and his team on how they brought the scene to life.

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Frank Ippolito recently built several space marine armor suits for the LawBreakers video game trailer. Tested visited his shop to get a rundown of the process.

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Adam Savage unboxes a new prop from Prop Store. I guess you could say he’s a bit horny…

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As a kid, I was satisfied with a Kenner land speeder, and tie-fighter for my action figures. However, as I’ve grown older, the desire to have life-size prop replicas and camera ready pieces moves closer to the forefront. In a new Tested episode, Norm goes to the Replica Prop Forum get together to check out a highly detailed replica of the Star Wars TIE Bomber seen in The Empire Strikes Back.

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Bill Doran has secretly been working with the folks at Tested for a huge prop weapon that was unveiled at the San Diego Comic-Con this year. ¬†Take a look at the latest unveiling video of Bill’s Alien Assault Rifle from the movie District 9.

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In Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Dr. Jones and his companions were tasked with retrieving the Sankara Stones that had been stolen by a evil cult. While Indiana was successful, turns out the stones have been stolen again.

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