Adam Savage’s new show Savage Builds premiered on the Science Channel last Friday, and in the 1st episode he fabricated a “working” Iron Man suit.

Now, I say “working” because obviously a lot of the tech for the “real” Iron Man suit still isn’t feasible. The arc reactor chest piece is back-lit ceramic, there’s no actuators, and there’s no HUD or JARVIS/Friday. It is, essentially, a riveted suit of armor that wouldn’t be that alien to a medieval knight, aside from being 3d printed titanium. It does fly, kinda, though no repulsors. Instead five turbines allow Adam to hover.


Still, it’s fun watching Adam build again. He’s clearly in his element with this show, and honestly, I’d watch him assemble Ikea furniture .

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