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Hobby Tunnellin is the act o howkin tunnels as a divarsion. Hobby tunnellers often disn't use muckle equipment and the tunnels is bigged wi nobbut hand tuils. It can take mony years te howk a hale tunnel. The biggin is whiles duin i secret and the tunnels is nobbut later fund bi chance. A canny amoont o folk hes howked tunnels as a hobby; some hes duin'd for therapeutic reasons or as a kínd ov exercise an aa.
A tunnel is an undergrund passageway, dug throo the surroondin soil or rock for the purpose o transport, passage or communication. Tunnel construction is a sub-discipline o civil engineerin and usually the domain ov engineers and construction companies. Some civilians digs tunnels for criminal purposes, like smugglin or hidin illegal guids or gainin unauthorised access tiv an area. Folks whiles bigs escape tunnels an aa, sic as them under the Berlin Waa.
Tunnelin can be pairt o the biggin ov an undergrund dwellin. Subterranean construction can be duin as an form ov airt forby, sic as the wark o Ra Paulette. Dutch graphic designer Leanne Wijnsma digs short, shalla tunnels as a form ov airt and for fun. She hed dug thirteen bi 2015, three on em at cultural festivals.