Creations out of the ordinary

Author Geoffrey

I am the owner, Chief Creative Director, and several other fancy-sounding words at Photokapi.com. I enjoy photography, graphic design, and web development, as well as home renovation, furniture restoration and gardening. I have an amazing wife and have five children that keep me on my toes. Read more »

Forest Scene and Mr. & Mrs. Snowman on the Lathe

As mentioned in my previous post, I recently acquired a lathe, and have had a great time learning the ropes. Another project I took on was making snowmen and trees. The first one was an old cherry wood cookie I… Continue Reading →

New (to me) Lathe and Wooden Bowls

I recently acquired a wood lathe manufactured sometime during the late 1970’s / early 1980’s. It is a spindle lathe meaning it has a long bed, but only a 12″ clearance for the spindle. At any rate, I haven’t used… Continue Reading →

Lego Display at Ashton Gardens

My family took advantage of the cooler weather today to walk around Thanksgiving Point Gardens, where they had a Lego display. There were some fun ones, and we finished right around the time it was starting to get too warm…. Continue Reading →

Menu Planner

During quarantine for the past year, it’s been a lot more effort for my wife to plan two meals a day for the 6 people that eat in our family (Breakfast is on your own). I made her this paper… Continue Reading →

A Barn for Becky

A close family friend has spent the a large portion of the past 8-10 years fighting a brain tumor. Recently her health took a turn for the worse. One of her dreams since childhood was to have a farm with… Continue Reading →

Jigsaw Puzzles Galore

One of the things I started making recently was puzzles. Puzzles seem to be the quarantine “thing to do” and while huge complex puzzles have never been my cup of tea, I have enjoyed making these smaller sized puzzles to… Continue Reading →

Laser Cut Maple Wooden Postcards

I recently tried my hand at making some postcards out of wood. They were fun to design and I made a video (below) you can watch part of the process. If you are interested in purchasing a Glowforge for yourself,… Continue Reading →

Baptism Photos for Miss H.

I had the opportunity to take some fun post-baptism pictures of the daughter of an amazing family. They turned out so well, despite the cold, despite the “dreary” day, they were so much fun to take and edit.

Happy Family in the Fall

I love taking family pictures. They are so much fun to edit afterward and see what I saw in my minds eye during the shoot come to life. As you can see, the fall is an awesome time for family… Continue Reading →

Danny and Angie

A friend (and repeat customer) wanted some new family portraits done and the weather decided to cooperate at least a bit. It was overcast, with a light breeze, the youngest had just awoken from a nap, but they turned out… Continue Reading →

Handmade Wooden Latter-Day Saint (LDS) At Home Sacrament Tray

With the outbreak of Coronavirus (CoVID-19) in early March of 2020, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints cancelled all in-person weekly church meetings. One of the ordinances that takes place during our weekly meetings is the Sacrament (Learn… Continue Reading →

Quarantine Coloring Pages III

Hey, how ’bout that — the days keep going. Here are some that all say LOVE. Because that’s what the world needs – Love, from 2 meters away. Color some more pages. Also, tag them on instagram with #photokapicoloringpages.

First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Conference Coloring Pages

I made coloring pages, this time of the names of the first presidency and quorum of the 12 apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has two… Continue Reading →

Quarantine Coloring Pages 2

Yep, Still in quarantine. Made some more pages, color the heck out of them. I’d love to see the results — tag them on instagram with #photokapicoloringpages

Quarantine Coloring Pages

Much like the rest of the world, my family is in quarantine. Other than a single trip to the store for medicine, we have been home for just over 2 weeks now. One of the biggest things my kids have… Continue Reading →

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