Hobby of a Boxer

Hobby of a Boxer

What do boxing and matches have in common? This is what…

Hobby of a Boxer

Sport has always been number 1 for Bagrat. Now he’s going to have another workout.

Hobby of a Boxer

Hobby of a Boxer

Bagrat participates in various international competitions where he represents Kazakhstan.

Hobby of a Boxer

Boxers train in various ways!

Hobby of a Boxer

Hobby of a Boxer

Hobby of a Boxer

Hobby of a Boxer

Hobby of a Boxer

Hobby of a Boxer

One minute rest.

Hobby of a Boxer

He can finally go back home.

Hobby of a Boxer

At home he keeps working, not with a punching ball but with matches.

Hobby of a Boxer

Hobby of a Boxer

It took him six months to make his first work – the Armenian church. Now he does not need so much time to make something like this.

Hobby of a Boxer

He has a lot of empty boxes.

Hobby of a Boxer

Bagrat believes himself to be gifted from above.

Hobby of a Boxer

He buys matches wholesale.

Hobby of a Boxer

Hobby of a Boxer

Bagrat also uses glue and clear lacquer.

Hobby of a Boxer

Hobby of a Boxer

He needs different amount of material depending on the complexity and size of the work. Thus, to make a St. Nicholas Church which is situated on Aktobe he needed 26 days, 34 000 matches, 4 litres of glue and 3 litres of lacquer.

Hobby of a Boxer

Hobby of a Boxer

It took 27 000 matches and one month to make a Nur Gasyr Mosque one meter high. It was given to the museum.

Hobby of a Boxer

The biggest structure made by Bagrat is a mountain temple located in Armenia. It took him one year and 1,5 million of matches to make it. The temple is 150 cm high, 125 cm long and 75 cm wide.

Hobby of a Boxer

Many of the things he made were given to friends. His rich collection has vases, clocks, pictures, boxes…

Hobby of a Boxer

According to Bagrat it’s hard to work with such fragile material after workouts. Upon 3-4 hours of work his eyes and hands start to hurt. However such work helps to steady his nerves, make his hands move which is good for muscles.

Hobby of a Boxer

His wife and daughter are on vacations in Armenia now so he has more spare time for his hobby. He wants to break the Guiness Book record having made the giant Taj-Mahal or any other interesting structure.

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4 thoughts on “Hobby of a Boxer”

  1. Pages are just fine.

    Some people maybe need to take after Bagrat… and exercise their poor little weak fingers and limp wrists, so they can lift their hands and click the mouse more than once before they wear themselves out.

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  2. Too many pages are not find. They are greedy advertisements clicks. Spiting the pages into 1-3 is one thing but this many is greedy. I wont be visiting this site anymore.

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