Another Birthday

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Blog entry by Rustic posted 1954 days ago 676 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi All,

Well another birthday has come and so far it hasn’t been bad. I got the Kreg Rocket pocket jig. Can’t wait to use it. I have been wanting to get the kreg pocket hole kit for a long time. I think that my woodworking skills are about to take a new turn. By the way I just turned 42 today. UUUUUUGHHH!! I am certainly starting to feel my age.

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#1 posted 1954 days ago

Happy Birthday Rick. Hope it was a good one.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#2 posted 1954 days ago

Happy Birthday! I just turned 44 in December, I know what you mean!! I also have a Kreg pocket rocket, did you get the one with the quick connect drill bit? That one is awesome!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#3 posted 1954 days ago

I’d love to feel 42 again! Happy Birthday. If you’ve ever read, heard or watched the “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” you would know that 42 is the answer to life, the universe, and everything! Have a good one.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#4 posted 1954 days ago

I agree with Gary, your just a kid…....

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#5 posted 1954 days ago

Happy B-Day!! Hope you got lots of tools!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#6 posted 1954 days ago

Happy birthday!! If you think you are feeling old age now wait until you are in your middle 60’s…......

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#7 posted 1954 days ago

Happy Birthday! I just tryned 60. If anybody hasn’t told you yet, yu are at the end of the golden years 15-45 :-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#8 posted 1954 days ago

Happy Birthday Rick!

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#9 posted 1954 days ago

Happy Birthday, young man…

-- If you can't joint it, bead it!

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#10 posted 1954 days ago

Happy Birthday Rick! Only as old as you think you are so don’t think about it too much!

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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#11 posted 1954 days ago

Happy Birthday, Rick.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#12 posted 1954 days ago

Thank you everyone I am of the belief that you are not old until you are dead. But getting there sure hurts some times :-) The rocket pocket that I have is just a regular bit. Got it from woodcraft for 30.00 bucks. It was originally 60.00 bucks.

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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