Work trucks of the past:
I took a page from Myra lately. Saturday I had scheduled a carpenter to be here to change out a door and repair a window seal.
He was going to be here at 10 AM. I started getting ready for him to remove the door, to move the job along. By 1030 no show and I decided to go ahead and remove the door to same time, and also to inspect the base for wood rot. We built this house about 25 years ago. The outside trim and base of the double door had rotted.
11AM no one showed. I called his number. No ans. I text'ed him. I got a return, his main job called him on an emergency and would have to reschedule. OUCH.
Since I was this far, the door was removed already and I saw not only was the trim rotted but our flooring in that area would have to be replaced.
So I went shopping for material and got the 6 foot hole closed by night. Today after church I finished the job except for some painting and hanging blinds.
I did understand his regular job took precedence but he must have a reason for not calling early. He is a friend, so I will find out later the circumstances.
This type of job in construction is referred to as a side job, where guys pick up some extra cash on their time off. Most trades men have done it. Most bosses do not mind as long as it doesn't interfere with production.
Any way, I can do the work, but I keep being told to HIRE someone, I did try. LOL