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Blog entry by rikkor posted 1953 days ago 3467 reads 0 times favorited 58 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As of 10:51 AM, CDT, I am no longer tired, I am retired. Today was my last day on the job. I hope now to have more time to spend in the shop (and here, of course).

Oh the projects!!!



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itsme_timd

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#1 posted 1953 days ago

Woo-hoo! Congratulations!!!

Enjoy your retirement and that extra shop time. ;-)

-- Tim D. - Woodstock, GA

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Martin Sojka

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#2 posted 1953 days ago

Yup.. enjoy that extra shop time as well as extra LJ time ;)

-- Martin, http://lumberjocks.com | My Facebook: http://profile.to/msojka

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Francisco Luna

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#3 posted 1953 days ago

thats pretty much every lumberjocks dream! Good for you, enjoy!

-- Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain" Frank Lloyd Wright

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TimberMan

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#4 posted 1953 days ago

Congrats. I can’t wait for the day, even though it is at least 20 years away!

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#5 posted 1953 days ago

Congratulations!


You’re going to love it.

The only problem with retirement, is the days aren’t long enough.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Kindlingmaker

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#6 posted 1953 days ago

YES YES YES RETIREMENT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Congratulations rikkor! ENJOY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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PurpLev

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#7 posted 1953 days ago

AWESOME! Enjoy your shop time! (too long for me to wait… but there’s always hope)

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#8 posted 1953 days ago

WOW! And I got to see it announced right here! Congrats!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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NedB

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#9 posted 1953 days ago

congrats!

-- Ned - 2B1ASK1 http://nedswoodshop.blogspot.com

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bencoach

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#10 posted 1953 days ago

Congratulations! Looking forward to the projects that await your newfound free time.

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Max

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#11 posted 1953 days ago

Congratulations….. From what I hear about retirement you will now never have enough time to do anything….

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

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Russel

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#12 posted 1953 days ago

Congratulations. I’ll be looking for reports on how that works out for you because I cannot imagine what retirement would be like.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#13 posted 1953 days ago

I am looking forward to seeing what projects you put out of the shop now.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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rikkor

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#14 posted 1953 days ago

Thanks for the kind congrats, everyone. It still amazes me how the days could go so slow, and the years could go so fast.

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JPBatts

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#15 posted 1953 days ago

I am 2 years from retirement and I hope you will keep us updated on how it works out for you. I don’t exactly know what retirement is, but I hope it will be 10 hours a day in the shop.

-- If she asks please tell my wife that I can sell my tools for what I paid, okay?

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