Things are not all pleasant in Lum’s construction paradise. After he started his new business idea, Lum is discovering some of the troubles of orchestrating his contractors. He’s also not quite past the ordeal of the rift between widow Cobb and his carpenter.
The widow is as stubborn as a blue nosed mule, and is like talking to a stump on fire. Will she and Lum soon be talking to each other through their lawyers? Abner gets confused over new construction materials called button board. What’s it used for exactly?
Lum takes a phone call to work out troubles with materials, and the blueprints of the house with his carpenter. Complaints flow both ways when Lum learns of a mix up on materials that were delivered to the site. Can anything happen to make Lum’s troubles worse? You know it will when one more phone call comes in.