As always, the guys have different ideas about the future of Design Tech. Johnny D focuses his time on the Lincoln Place development project, while Palanca dedicates himself to a small renovation with his brother Billy.
"After the I - beam arrives and the Johns are there to assemble it. Johnny D is in a rush, as usual, to make it to a client meeting at one, and Palanca discovers the drill for the job is busted. Eventually the team assembles the 21 ft I - beam and the entire Design Tech crew is wrangled into the lofty installation of the I - beam."
A handful of workers call in sick with hang-overs at Lincoln Pl, and the guys have to step it up to get the job done. Johnny D is eyeing a new prospect and bouncing around phone calls on site, and Palanca isn't happy.
Two projects, each with their own setbacks, are keeping the guys at Design Tech plenty busy. Palanca works tirelessly at Lincoln Place to finish the custom countertops, Billy Palanca has a never ending concrete job, and Johnny D fills in all of the gaps.
It's a tense week around Design Tech when Johnny D invests in a property that Palanca isn't interested in and priorities don't seem to match up.
Disagreements on projects have tensions running high at Design Tech. While things are taught, the guys work on separate projects to keep cool, but the deadline for 2nd street is quickly approaching and Palanca and Johnny D both need to step up to get the job done.
With the cold weather around the corner, the guys at Design Tech need to start wrapping up their exterior projects. Efforts become focused on finishing a brand new ipe deck at Fuller Street. While the guys are knee deep in deck, a fridge gets stolen from 306 12th Street.
The deadline for completing Eastern Parkways has been bumped up and the guys are frantic trying to finish. The boys got to team up to pull it all together. In the midst of the project a hefty wager is made about Palanca's weight.
Johnny D and Palanca have a tedious job over at East Second Street that involves installing metal framework and a new torch-down roofing system. Things are piling up for their receptionist, Teresa, so the guys set out to find her a little extra help.
Winter construction in Brooklyn is no walk in the park. The guys are working with Billy on a radiant heat system in the basement, while Palanca ends up on the roof installing a skylight. Things get touch and go when Billy's expecting wife goes into labor while he is on the jobsite.
Its madness at Design Tech, as there are more projects going on than ever. The guys tag team projects, rushing from Manhattan back to Brooklyn, from 2nd Street to Park Place, only to find, sometimes not everything can get done.
Palanca has a breezy week fabricating and installing new radiators on site in a beautiful old building. However, Johnny D has no such luck as he goes on a destructive wild goose chase looking for a leaky pipe in his own building.
The guys install a pocket door at Lincoln Pl. But when a family emergency takes Johnny D away from Design Tech, Palanca must step up to cut down a tree and appease an unforgiving bank inspector.