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7:20 a.m. They may be sleeping in two school buses right now, but before long Austin and Leah Davies’ family plans to have a house built with room for all eight of their kidsbut must be able to maintain physical distancing between people., without leaving their property for building suppliesThe pandemic, although Beijing has suggeste.
The family of 10 is hardly cooped up on their 38-acre property on Pender Island, to which they moved from Vancouver six years ago. The kids have the run of the 100-chicken coop and 14-goat barn, and dad is occupied with one big house-building project.
The plan is clear, if not conventional: Build a beautiful house, using only wood chopped from the trees in their own yard. When something isn’t available, Davies sources wood from his Pender Island neighbours.
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