Carpenter rant!

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by bassist4ever, Jul 10, 2003.

  1. i have two gaping holes in the floor..... one approx 20" long and 12" wide and another aobut 4x5". our carpenter said he would be here at 5 to fix it.....
    its 6:36... and he isnt answering his phone.
    :mad: :mad: :mad:
  2. yoshi


    Jul 12, 2002
    England, London
    Jesus, that's some big ants!
  3. Matthew Bryson

    Matthew Bryson Guest

    Jul 30, 2001

    This is typical for a carpenter. They all seem to be like that. I think it's because good carpenters are in such demand that they get away with it. They overbook themselves worse than doctors.
  4. Tim Cole

    Tim Cole

    Jun 12, 2002
    Findlay, Ohio
    Welcome to the world of independent contractors. Did I mention I have been one myself for the last 9 years?

    Let us know what his excuse was, it may be something I haven't though of yet.
  5. Its always good to have good excuses :D I never they never work...
  6. what b4e didnt tell you lot is how those holes got there! :D :D
  7. Petebass


    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    I know how they got there. You bought a 20" x 12" sub and installed it in the floor, making the entire basement act as a cabinet. The other hole is for porting.

    Then your wife came home and threatened to divorce you if you didn't get rid of the thing.
  8. uhh pete good ol' boy..... i'm 17.... i'm not married......

    and i live in a trailer house
    but the big azz sub idea is a good one :bassist:
  9. well, in that case than ur parents came home and threatened to disown you if you didnt get rid of the thing :D
  10. bill h

    bill h

    Aug 31, 2002
    small town MN
    I get this alot... as I'm a carpenter. The home owner calls and says "My windows are bad can you put a new one in and how long till you can get here?" When I tell them it will be at least 4 weeks they freak out!!!

    The window has ben bad for 20 years and now you want it fixed yesterday! Wow think you could of call like a few weeks ago to get a new one in? I don't mean to sound like a big a**, but I work alot of hours a week and they want me to work alot more just so I can put there window in, in a week instead of four.

    Sorry for the rant
  11. well the guy is normally booked solid... but since we're friends with him he is doign us a favor... but he has said before..... ohh it'll be about 2 weeks...... okay no biggie.... 3 weeks come and go and no word... then he says the next day it rains i'll do it......... it rains, it pours.... not a word...... he asks me when i'm off so i can help..... i say today......
    well............. he said he would be here at 5pm

    thats what pisses me off....
  12. bill h

    bill h

    Aug 31, 2002
    small town MN
    Sorry to hear that:( I hope he show up!