Creations out of the ordinary by Geoffrey Sagers



Fun with a Glowforge

I had the opportunity to use a Glowforge recently. It was so much fun, and opened up a world of possibilities. Watch for more videos using the Glowforge, there will definitely be more to come. If you have any ideas… Continue Reading →

UGears Wooden Dynamometer Model Assembly

I received a gift from my wife for Christmas, A UGears Dynamometer model. I used to make a bunch of plastic models as a kid, but haven’t done a wooden model before. It was nice to not use glue. It… Continue Reading →

New Rustic Desks From Old Waterbed Frames

I’ve had some old waterbed frames (mostly 2×8’s and 2×10’s) that I picked up from a thrift store a while back for $2 each. When our basement flooded last summer, it ruined some of the furniture, one of which was… Continue Reading →

Super Mario Brothers Brick Table

My youngest son wanted a bedside table, and my oldest wanted to make a Super Mario Brick Lamp. So I decided to combine the two, and came up with this. The basic measurements are 16x16x16 for the block, and 16×18… Continue Reading →

Wooden Marble Track

I was recently commissioned to make a wooden marble track for a friend’s grandchildren. It was constructed out of oak with babinga accents. It was a lot of fun to make, and I had several ideas on how to make… Continue Reading →

Rustic Picture Frame / Shadow Box

A co-worker of mine collects fossils and was looking for something to display some Megaladon (pre-historic shark) teeth. I had some old lumber laying around, and decided to make him a rustic frame using glass from an old picture frame,… Continue Reading →

Building a Garden Storage Shed

Once upon a time, I had a 3 car garage. I could work in my garage without moving cars anything else. It was awesome. Currently, my two car garage (which only fits one car) is also my workshop, so I… Continue Reading →

Rustic Napkin Rings

With the holidays just around the corner, I thought it would be fun to make some rustic napkin rings for Thanksgiving Dinner and other holiday festivities. They are super simple, though boring through the branch pieces can be a bit… Continue Reading →

Neckerchief Slides (and Drill Press Lathe)

My two boys are always losing their cub scout neckerchief slides, so I decided to make them some new ones. It was a fun project, but one takeaway was — I need a lathe. Any recommendations? Also, I need to… Continue Reading →

Vintage Fire Extinguisher to Lamp

I found an old fire extinguisher in my grandfather’s garage after he passed away, and decided to turn it into a lamp. The whole project took around 12-14 hours, but it was worth it in the end. Below are the… Continue Reading →

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