QSH116 Cat Haven


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Sitting on a quiet street not far from the heart of Canterbury, Kent sits a charming 2-story English cottage known locally as the Cat Haven.  This quaint little cottage is the purrrr-fect sanctuary for the strays of the commons.  There are stairs to play on, lattice to climb and flowers to smell and best of all a marvelous thatched roof to sharpen their little claws on.......The cottage has 4 rooms, an attic, 2 hallways, and a greenhouse.  The kit comes with the thatched roof, scribed wood floors, 3 interior doors, 2 exterior doors and the greenhouse door as well as all three windows.  The steps, handrails, rock walls, cobblestone walkways, patio and all lattice also come with the kit.  It even comes with the bicycle kit which is laser cut from wood.   All wood and Gatorboard house parts are laser cut.

Landscaping and all interior furnishing & furniture including the cats DO NOT come with the kit.  They may be purchased separately.  Students will learn how to paint resin, plastic and stucco walls.  


7-7/8" long x 5-7/8" deep x 7-7/8" tall


All wood pieces are laser cut.



 A basic toolbox which includes: an x-acto knife, several new blades, cutting mat, 1/4" - 1/2" wide flat paint brush (soft sable bristles), 3/16" diameter round paint brush (soft sable bristles), square jig,  sanding sticks or sandpaper (coarse & fine), scissors


Aleene's Quick Dry Tacky Glue®  (a must)

Api's Crafter's Pick The Ultimate! Glue  (a must)

Loctite Super Glue Gel (or any brand of super glue gel)



Delta Ceramcoat® - Cape Cod Blue, Charcoal, White, Black, Quaker Gray, Light Ivory, Lt. Victorian Teal, Burnt Sienna, Linen, Terra Cotta, Pine Green, Burnt Umber

Dry Spackling Powder

Minwax® Stain Marker: Early American & Provincial

10-well round plastic palette or similar item for painters (see bottom of page 6 for picture)