New & Noted

Adam Savage

“An imperative how-to for creativity.”

Nick Offerman

MythBusters’ Adam Savage—Discovery Channel star and one of the most beloved figures in science and tech—shares his golden rules of creativity, from finding inspiration to following through and successfully turning your idea into reality. 

Adam Savage is a maker. From Chewbacca’s bandolier to a thousand-shot Nerf gun, he has built thousands of spectacular projects as a special effects artist and the co-host of MythBusters. Adam is also an educator, passionate about instilling the principles of making in the next generation of inventors and inspiring them to turn their curiosity into creation.

In this practical and passionate guide, Adam weaves together vivid personal stories, original sketches and photographs from some of his most memorable projects, and interviews with many of his iconic and visionary friends in the arts and sciences—including Pixar director Andrew Stanton, Nick Offerman, Oscar-winner Guillermo Del Toro, artist Tom Sachs, and chef Traci Des Jardins—to demonstrate the many lessons he has picked up from a lifetime of making.

Every Tool’s a Hammer will guide and inspire readers to build, make, invent, explore, and most of all, enjoy the thrills of being a creator.

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Important Book Signing Note

Adam will pre-sign your copy of Every Tool’s a Hammer from Classic Lines, which you can pick up the night of the event, but a book signing will not follow the lecture.



Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 7 p.m.


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Carnegie Library Lecture Hall
4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, 15213


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