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YuKonstruct at the Reuse & Repair Fair

Zero Waste Yukon's inaugural Reuse & Repair Fair was a huge success on Saturday June 3, 2017! The fair included live music, workshops, artists selling work created from reused and re-purposed materials, and food trucks serving food in a zero waste...

Report from the President

Outgoing YuKonstruct Makerspace Society Co-Chair Colin presented the Report from the President at the Annual General Meeting on June 7, 2017: On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am pleased to present the President’s Report at this year’s Annual General meeting. The...

Introducing Curtis

Have you noticed how clean things have become lately? It has been almost two months since Curtis started work at the makerspace and (co)space. Curtis came to the organization thanks to a new partnership with Challenge Disability Resource Group. (co)space &...

2017/18 Board Candidates

The YuKonstruct Makerspace Society Annual General Meeting is on Wednesday, June 7 @ 7pm - (co)space 202 Strickland Street. It's time to elect a new Board of Directors. We will be voting for general directors, treasurer, secretary, vice-president, and president. So...

Van Slam 2017!

Thank you to everyone who came out for our Third Annual Van Slam! This year's event was our biggest yet and included live music by Ukes of Hazard, a Yukon Brewing beer garden and freshly-roasted Firebean Coffee. [gallery...

New Leather Sewing Machine

Do you want to put together a pack, build a dog harness, add some straps to your armor, or just sew something really heavy duty? With YuKonstruct's new Tippmann Boss Hand Stitcher you can! From the...

Meet the Makers: Lea-Ann

Meet the Makers is a series of interviews to help you get to know the people who are building our makerspace. Lea-Ann, an artist who specializes in mixing new media technology with traditional handcrafting methods, recently signed on to be a volunteer YuKonstruct site...

Meet the Makers: Ksenia

Meet the Makers is a series of interviews to help you get to know the people who are building our makerspace. Ksenia recently started as our Thursday night site moderator, but you might have seen her around previously, lending a hand at various makerspace events. ...

Ice Fishing at Little Atlin Lake

YuKonstruct member Ksenia recently participated in the Make It Wild: Ice Fishing event at Little Atlin Lake, put on in partnership with the Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Trust. Here's her report on the experience as a first-timer ice fishing. It is April 1st and...

New Makerspace Equipment!

We've got some exciting new additions at the makerspace thanks in part to funding from CanNor! In the wood shop there's two new King Industrial sanders:an oscillating spindle sander and a belt and disc sander. The...

Swan Haven Bird Boxes

YuKonstruct's Amy and Thomas teamed up with our friends from Swan Haven to build bird boxes for Yukon's small cavity nesting birds. We guided 30 families through the assembly of their very own bird box, which they got to take home and install to create bird habitat...