Yes, that's a Donato's pizza box in our duct work...thanks to my brother-in-law. Hilar, but it will be replaced with the real stuff.
The gaping hole has been filled with gravel (and plumbed to perfection). This was due to assistance from Jesse, Smitty and Price.
He set up a little peg board for his tools. You may think Partee doesn't necessarily = meticulous perfection, but I assure you he is going to eek out every single bit of space out of this basement.