Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'retirement'

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Goodbye, farewell and amen... #3: More about Thailand

05-17-2018 12:13 AM by degoose | 11 comments »

I will land in Thailand with a change of underwear and a toothbrush… will be selling all goods and chattels… house cars furniture etc. The one bedroom Condominium we are renting is fully furnished and costs only AU$$90 per week… food is really tasty and cheap and I will rent a motor scooter to get around.. other than that will use TukTuks and SongTeows … [small means of transport…] I have already started learning to read write and speak the Thai language an...

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Current Project #3: Marine Anchor Globe Shadowbox

07-29-2015 10:13 PM by AAWW2005 | 5 comments »

So I was asked to build this as a retirement shadowbox. Any ideas on how it’s going to turn out? How would you build it?

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CMSgt Shadow Box #1: Shadow Box

12-23-2014 06:29 PM by rmeredith | 0 comments »

Ok so I am close to finishing up the Chiefs box and I will post more pictures late but I had a few min. at work to post this one.

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Transition, another word for RETIREMENT #1: Where is all the free time

01-17-2011 04:04 PM by PASs | 25 comments »

Well, I pulled the plug after 28 years, 3 months, and 19 days…Effective at midnight of 31st of January I will be RETIRED from the United States Navy.I started my retirement leave (Navy term for vacation) in the middle of December. Home for the holidays was great. I got into the shop about 6 hours in 2 weeks.Ended up with a head and chest cold that made breathing sawdust, even through a mask, too uncomfortable.Started the new year with longing glances out to the garage, while in the hous...

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06-30-2010 10:39 PM by Dick, & Barb Cain | 35 comments »

It’s really something, how time flies when you’re having FUN! It just seems like yesterday. We’ve enjoyed every minute of it. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This picture will show you the start of our retirement journey. This Woody Woodpecker Hat was awarded me at a retirement party in my honor, along with a block of wood to chisel on in my leisure time. LOL ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Some...

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