Nowadays' carpentry

The Man is an old-school, patient sort of a carpenter - he likes doing things well, beautiful and to last. It's why he is a out of place somewhat in Christchurch where a lot of work is crash-crash, bang-bang, let's-do-this-quick-so-we-can-move-to-another-job-and-make-more-money sort of work.

He said today that he would've really fitted in better in 1960's carpentry.
To which I said, yeah, except your lungs would be full of asbestos.
To which he replied that maybe that's why nowadays' jobs need to be done so quick - it's because they need to also pay for all the health and safety standards and professionals.

And... he does have a point, don't you think.

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