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What's an appropriate hobby for a 46 year old gay man?

I'm tired of TV and I want to spend less time in front of the computer and on my iPhone. When I was younger I studied art and painted and sketched and so on. I've taken classes sporadically over the years to reawaken my interest and it works for a while but then I get lazy and stop. Any effort to start up again, without a class, has the same result. I used to make jewelry in my 20s and sell it at craft fairs. That was fun and I spent many happy hours doing it. Now that I'm middle aged I'm thinking I might enjoy woodwork. My father was a very talented woodworker and made tons of beautiful objects and pieces of furniture. My partner and I have a bunch of power tools and stuff. I'd like to get a table saw and start doing small woodworking projects. In particular I've always wanted to make boxes. Small decorative things that I would paint or finish in some way. That's a masculine, creative, age-appropriate hobby for a man, isn't it? And it has a finished product at the end of it to enjoy or give away. I still kind of want to go back to painting and making art but it's always so hard to get started and keep up. Do you have creative hobbies? Do you worry about how appropriate they are or not?


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