Christmas 2011 Turned Cups

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Project by GeBeWubya posted 10-29-2012 03:24 PM 1594 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I retired in 2010 and decided to teach myself woodworking. In the summer of 2011, I bought the cheapest lathe I could find, to see what wood turning was all about. The result was a set of cups I gave a s Christmas gifts to family.

I’m still working on learning the skills, but I’m having a lot more fun getting paid a pension for not working than I ever did for working.

-- (- |: \,/

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#1 posted 10-29-2012 04:42 PM

Yeah, you retired people get all the breaks. Yes, I’m smiling when I say this. Neat looking goblets.

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#2 posted 10-29-2012 06:20 PM

Nice goblets. I agree, I also retired in 2010 and my only regret is that I didn’t retire 40 years earlier :-)). It sure is nice staying home and doing what you like AND getting paid for it. The only down side is that you have to get old to retire.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#3 posted 01-10-2013 02:40 PM

Congrats on your retirement. Now you can throw away that clock and have all the fun ya want. It’s a beautiful thing, retirement is.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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