So what's your other hobbies or interests?

Daughter and family are getting a Great Dane puppy on Father’s Day. So I made these for them granddaughter will give them to daddy.
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I like amateur radio, especially the digital voice modes, riding my ATV and riding my horse in the county park nearby. (I am on the green Can-Am Outlander.)

In fact, I enjoy talking on amateur radio about riding my ATV, e-bike and horse!
 

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Makes me wonder, how many other amateur radio (ham) operators on this forum? I'm one, in 6 land.
 
Makes me wonder, how many other amateur radio (ham) operators on this forum? I'm one, in 6 land.

Probably a number of us. I am also on forums for flashlights (Candlepower Forums) and GPS devices (POI Factory) and the question has come up there, too, and a whole bunch of hams are on both forums.
 
I like journalism, so I myself write various articles for Internet publishers and. actively conduct social networks. I am still far from being called a journalist or an author, but I am trying. I created a group on gb whatsapp download where I post a lot of interesting content. I had problems with the restrictions on downloading videos and documents in the official version of the app, but I gb whatsapp download and can now send more videos and documents
 
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One other hobby / interest of mine - is fantasizing about retiring. I have completed 60 revolutions around the sun, 38 of those in corporate America.
Dreaming of affording to be able to have a minimum wage job in a restaurant and tell corporate America to shove. Have had enough.
 
Photography since I was 13 when my Uncle Sam bought me my first 35mm SLR and helped me set up a dark room in our basement.
Uncle Sam also bought me my first pipe and tobacco at 16 much to my mother's consternation. I smoked a pipe till I was 67 and collected artisan made pipes for many years. I eventually learned pipe making from on of the Master Artisanal pipe makers from Denmark who had become a dear friend. I had a pipe making workshop for seven years where I worked in the off season when my wife and were back from running our yacht charter operation in Alaska. The pipes were entirely made by hand, bowl carved from blocks of briar imported from Italy, stem from Acrylic rod, shaped by hand with files and sand paper. Chamber, smoke passage and stem drilling done on a lathe. All finished by hand.
Here is a link to a photo album of pipes I made:
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Here is another link to photos taken over the years during our charters in Alaska
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Collecting Northwest Native Art
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Wine collecting and drinking therefrom
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I was big into ocean kayaking years ago so much that I built a couple of woodies in my garage. Not so much now since I got myself deep into e-bikes. Will likely stick to paddling the local lakes here but still have a boat stored out at a friend’s place in the Gulf Islands if I ever get a need to dip a paddle in the briny.

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Pygmy Arctic Tern 17

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Hand carved cedar Greenland Paddle

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Thanks for the kind words fellas. Here are a few more images of a custom seat that I carved from a large piece of closed cell foam complete with thigh braces. It replaced a less than adequate stock version that didn’t really measure up in a former boat. The adjustable back rest can be re-positioned and is attached using industrial velcro. Since it's flexible, the entire seat can be installed and removed in seconds. I sold that boat to a nice lady in Victoria, BC. who was very pleased with her newest acquisition. I don't regret the sale but if the seat was not custom fit for that boat I likely would have hung on to it.

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Gardening is not a hobby of mine but I do take great pride and interest in what my wife has done to our yard over the years and the fact that she has no formal background or training is remarkable. From time to time she’ll have me build her the odd structure but her handiwork is something to behold.

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She also collects and grows succulents from seed...

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...and also collects and grows epiphytes.

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Some of the wood and yard projects that I've taken on in the past.

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I tend to have too many hobbies, and clearly not enough space to enjoy them! Here's the garage with the slot car track my wife and I made - she helped with all the landscaping. I made everything except the actual track. With that comes the airbrush station to paint my own car bodies, and a workspace to tinker and build. Once a year we have a garage inspection and I have to clean up and put my wife's Mini in it - they want to see a car in the garage, the registered motorcycle doesn't cut it! So I have to put the slot car track on its side and at the back.
I also love motorcycle riding, and now that I have an e-bike to ride with the wife, that takes up most of the time these days. On the back burner are RC helicopters and 1/5scale on road cars that I used to race. Throw in travel, computers, fast cars, and being a Formula 1 fan and I'd say I'm gonna need 30 hours in a day to enjoy it all when I'm retired!
 

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Gardening is not a hobby of mine but I do take great pride and interest in what my wife has done to our yard over the years and the fact that she has no formal background or training is remarkable. From time to time she’ll have me build her the odd structure but her handiwork is something to behold.

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She also collects and grows succulents from seed...

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...and also collects and grows epiphytes.

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Some of the wood and yard projects that I've taken on in the past.

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I am NOT showing these pics to the wife... :cool:
Lovely!
 
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