Watch Adam Savage Build Barbarella’s Space Rifle in One Day

In a new video by Tested, Adam Savage (model maker, industrial designer and television personality) shows you how to build a replica of the space rifle from the 1968 sci-fi film Barbarella. To design the replica, Savage had only one document to work with — a photograph showing Jane Fonda holding the gun, which originally appeared on the cover of a 1968 issue of LIFE Magazine. The 77-minute video above takes you inside Savage’s build process, moving from start to finish. If DIY is your thing, you won’t want to miss it.

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  • Ferrox Glideh says:

    Once again, “props” to Adam Savage for the fun and fast D.I.Y. creativity.
    Only please, if you want to do this at home, try using a vacuum when sanding LDF (and especially MDF) and a mask when spray painting indoors. Lung transplants are not a D.I.Y. project.

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