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DIYJONATHAN

Spring Hill, FL, United States

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Overview

  • 5 Positive References
  • Fluent in English
  • 47, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • full time Jewelry artist, silversmith
  • Engine Neering : )
  • From San Diego , California
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To enjoy my travels

ABOUT ME

Fun, Goofy, Kind hearted, helpfull, outdoorsy traveler from San Diego, California. I grew up in the Boy Scouts so I just love adventure, camping, and the outdoors. I am a Full time RV er at the moment. Traveling Jewelry artist, designer, silversmith. I have owned my own business since I was 21 (12 if you count my paper route LOL ) started with opening an auto shop. then a gas station, then a solid surface kitchen and bath counter top business with 11 Lowe's Stores, then on to a Jewelry casting factory in the Virgin Islands with 21-38 employees shipping 600 pieces per day, then to the simple life of just me and ART Jewelry : ) I currently Wholesale and Retail my Art and I make Jewelry for other Designers.

Mostly I make Nautical, Equestrian, Spiritual, Yoga, Healing Goddesses Jewelry

TRAVEL COMPANION SEARCH: It's on : )

PHILOSOPHY

Education should be Free : ) My thoughts is to do a Video blog of my travels of places, events but mostly about the Arts and Training videos on Jewelry design and Silversmithing.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Just getting Started here. I hope to meet some wonderful people and make fun friends : ) I would be open to Drive way parking my Bus/RV. Or even offer a couch if our map crosses paths at some National Park or small town. Or even finding others who would like to Travel with me or Caravan for short times or longer : )

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Just getting started, but when I was growing up My parents used to host Foreign exchange students from time to time. Great Fun. I was a Traveling door to door sales man in England for two years so i have been in thousands of homes and loved it. And when I was partners in a Kitchen and bath Remodeling Business I was in Hundreds of more homes. Always nice meeting fun and interesting people.

Interests

Traveling, meeting new and creative people. Camping, I have traveled to most of the sights in the Western States since I grew up there. Looking forward to seeing those all over again and include all the rest of the States Tooooo . . . .Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, RVing, Arts, Crafts, Biking, Hiking, Backpacking 50 miles or more, Skiing, Boating, Gymnastics, Photography, Blogging, Jewelry Making.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Doing four 50 mile backpacking trips

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach:
Auto repair, Auto paint and body work, welding, woodworking, Bus Conversions, boat building, counter top install, kitchen and bath remodeling, Home Building and Repair, Business, Silver and gold fabrication Casting and Manufacturing, jewelry design and wax carving. I am a bit of a Tool-A-Hollic : ) of which there is no cure : )

Learn:
Wax Carving, sculpture, engraving, jewelry design, photography, blogging, website design, etc

Share:
knowledge, stories

Countries I've Visited

Mexico, United Kingdom, Virgin Islands, U.S.

Countries I've Lived In

United Kingdom, United States, Virgin Islands, U.S.

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