50+ Strange, But Interesting Hobbies

“I’m 17 Years Old And Just Finished Building This 14.7″ F/2.89 Newtonian Reflector Telescope. Despite Its Stubby Size It Collects Roughly 2500 Times More Light Than The Human Eye And Is Bigger Than The Scope At My Local Observatory”

“I Tried Painting On Strollers. I Held My First Experiment On My Friend’s Stroller. Everyone Was Happy With The Result”

“I’m Painting A Collection Of Memes. Here’s The Progress So Far”

“This Is German Retiree Paul Sperber, Aged 78. He Has Been Building A Model City Out Of Paper For Almost 65 Years”

“My Grandpa Recently Passed, So My Aunts Got My Grandma Some Art Supplies In Hopes That A Hobby Would Help Ease The Loneliness. I Never Knew My Grandma Was So Artistic. Even At 85, She Doesn’t Cease To Amaze Me”

“New Favorite Hobby: Photoshopping My Cat Into Movie Posters And Setting Them As My Fiance’s Phone Background”

“I Breed Butterflies. I Ordered 15 Caterpillars On The Internet. I Was Feeding Them And Cleaning Their Little Aviary. Today I Got The First Result: One Of The Butterflies Hatched!”

“It Took Me A Bit More Than A Year, 2 Weeks Of Which I Was Assembling The Base And Putting The Sails On During The Last Month. 900 Details And Hundreds Of Threads And Knots!”

“I Like To Build Metal Miniatures”

“My Mom Started A New Hobby It’s Jello Art And Completely Edible”

“My Dad Used To Get So Mad Every Time My Mom Would Come Home With A New Coffee Mug (She Likes To Collect Them) And Her New Boyfriend Literally Built Her A Wall To Display Her Collection”

“My New Hobby”

“A Year Ago, I Started Staying In And Peircing State Quarters, Instead Of Going Out And Getting In Trouble. Here Is My Collection So Far”

“My Growing Collection Of Pokemon I’ve Built Out Of LEGO”

“Lamps My Dad Made”

“Started By Buying A Few Advertising Rulers Here And There”

“I started by buying a few advertising rulers here and there; yard sales, eBay, and the occasional antiques store when they weren’t charging $20/stick. I figured that I would use them as wainscoting in a small room once I found my forever home. People would give them to me as gifts around the holidays. Two homes later, there was some very boring pine paneling and needed something. I still have about 100 yardsticks left. Maybe for a vacation house some day”

“Loved Miniatures Since Childhood, Have Recently Taken It On As A Regular Hobby”

“My Father Carves Pokemons As A Hobby”

“Steampunk Jewellery Hobby”

“New Hobby: Encasing Things In Resin”

“I Weave Chainmaille As A Hobby. I Usually Make Dice Bags, But This Is My First Shirt!”

“In The Wake Of Covid-19, I’d Just Like To Say To All Those People Who Poked Fun At Me For Having Such A Weird Hobby: Look Who’s Laughing Now!”

“I Work For A Corporate Restaurant At The Moment. I Hated Not Being Able To Get Creative So I Started A New Hobby A Couple Of Weeks Ago”

“I Build Guitars For A Hobby. Here’s My Favourite Build”

“It All Started With A Visit To A Kids’ Store With My Daughter. I Came Across The Usual Plasticine And Bought It. Mixed Several Colors And Started To Build. The Whole Process Took 1 Month”

“I Collect Rocks That Look Like Eggs”

“I Don’t Care If It’s For The Geekiest Hobby Ever, From Today I Can Now Brag That I’m A Cover Girl”

“My Sand And Dirt Collection From Every Place I Visit”

“My Mom Has Gotten Into Some Strange Hobbies Since We Left For College”

“Those are pistachios. I always said she needed a hobby but I did not expect this.”

“My Hobby Is 3D Printing, Painting, And Assembling These Kinda Statues”

“It Sounds Quite Strange But I Collect Unusual Matches”

“My Mother Suranium Glass Entire Collection”

“My Mil Has Been Taking Photos Of Local Birds As A Hobby. This Is By Far My Favorite”

“New Hobby Of Printing Terrains And Painting Them”

“My Recent Hobby: Dwarf Knives. They’re Made From Birch, Oak, Hornbeam, Brass, And Iron”

“So What Do You Collect?” – “Oh, Just Barf Bags”

“Niek Vermeulen (Netherlands) has 6,290 airline sickness bags from 1,191 different airlines from almost 200 countries, as of 28 February 2012, which he has accumulated since the 1970s.”

“Just Finished Refurbishing This Brush Axe. I Like To Restore And Make Weapons And Tools For My Hobby”

“Swedish Guy Lost His Job. Took Up Snail Painting As Hobby”

“I Do Woodturning As A Hobby. I’ve Been At It For Almost A Year Now”

“I Collect Unusual Clovers. There Are 4-Leaf, 5-Leaf, 6-Leaf, And 7-Leaf Clovers In My Collection”

“I’ve Recently Discovered How To Transfer Images To Any Surface Through Acrylic Decoupage. I Decided To Combine It With My Passion For Retro Games”

“My New Hobby – Collecting Whiskey Jugs”

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