Jake is a four rung ladder made of wood and screws. He loves to keep busy. Jake woke up one morning and found he had nothing to do. He decided to go out and find a project. He comes across many jobs, but soon realizes he is always too late, or too big, or too small for the work he finds. Feeling sad and heading home, Jake spots his tool friends playing in a meadow. What will happen when his friends find themselves in need of a ladder? Will Jake be too late, or too small, or too big?