When I get bored, I break stuff. I find demolition strangely satisfying.

We don't have a lot of room in out bathroom, which is on the other side of our spare bedroom. I'm building a shelving unit in the bathroom that will take about 10 inches away from the bedroom. We're going to also build a wall unit for a TV and all of our entertainment devices. The problem (at the moment) is that I seem to have a natural gas pipe, electrical, hot and cold pipes as well as a drain that need to be re- routed. I can do everything except the gas... I'll leave that to a pro. See and download the full gallery on posterous

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Demolition photos taken after four alarm blaze in my neighbourhood

Toronto Star article reported:
  • A suspicious four-alarm fire at Best Choice Auto Sales (2377 Danforth Ave at Westlake) that forced the evacuation of about 100 residents in a nearby apartment  building.
  • Police officers evacuated the residents due to concerns the shop had hazardous chemicals and rubber tires on the site. They were allowed to return to their homes around 7 a.m. No injuries were reported.
  • Most of the fire had been extinguished just before 8 a.m., but firefighters remained on site, battling hot spots inside the building. About 40 fire vehicles were called to the scene, accompanied by about 80 firefighters.
I visited the site with my camera gear around 7pm yesterday and was just in time to catch the start of the demolition. The photos are included below and clicking a thumbnail will open a larger version. [flickrset id="72157621833710945" thumbnail="square" overlay="true" size="medium"]