Instructables Build Night with Silhouette

Instructables Build Night with Silhouette

Did you know that YuKonstruct has two digital cutting machines, a KNK Zing and a Silhouette Portrait? These machines are perfect for cutting thin materials like vinyl and paper that will burn or melt in the laser cutter. You can also add a pen and use them like a...
Meet the Makers: Glenn

Meet the Makers: Glenn

Meet the Makers is a series of interviews to help you get to know the people who are building our makerspace. Glenn Piwowar has been a registered Professional Engineer in the Yukon for more than 20 years and is a proponent of the Maker’s 3Rs: “Repair, Re-purpose,...
Up and Etsy: Tips on Overcoming the Road Blocks

Up and Etsy: Tips on Overcoming the Road Blocks

I recently opened my Etsy shop Backyard Spruce, selling needle felted creations and laser cut shadow boxes. Currently I have 14 items up which cost me a grant total of $2.80 (at $0.20/listing). It took me roughly three months from conception to opening to get...
Inaugural Annual General Meeting

Inaugural Annual General Meeting

Thank you to all our members who attended our first AGM!  About 30 members came out to discuss and approve our bylaws and elect a new Board of Directors.  We wrapped up with a fabulous BBQ! The Board and members are sad to see Rick Steele and Lisa Kanary leave the...
Member’s project: Judith’s Kitchen Facelift

Member’s project: Judith’s Kitchen Facelift

YuKonstruct member Judith sent us the following story about sprucing up her kitchen with a little help from the tools in our shop. For quite a while I wanted to renovate my kitchen.  The wooden doors were faded and rough looking and needed some TLC.  I never got the...