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Instructables Woodworking Club: Project #2

The second project of the Instructables Woodworking Club was a scrap wood house number sign which focused on glueing. This project involved gluing scraps of wood together and clamping them in order to create a door sign, cheese board or decorative key hanger. The club...

Instructables Woodworking Club: 1st meeting a success!

The first Instructables Woodworking Club meeting was a great success! Our 5 participants were eager to learn, and the excellent step-by-step project in the Instrutctables Woodworking Class took us through the project. Here's what Instructables Club member Lana said...

(co)space’s coworkers: Michel

Meet the Makers is a series of interviews to help you get to know the people who are building YuKonstruct’s makerspace. With lots of interesting members at (co)space, we wanted to broaden our interviews to include them!  We now have the (co)space’s coworkers...

Startup in Residence at (co)space

Wes from Clearbanc wrote about their time up here for the Startup in Residency program: "I work for Clearbanc, a financial tech startup building a bank for freelancers and the self-employed. For the last two weeks, we were privileged to occupy the seat of...

Seamus’ Telegraph to Tweet Project

Like many YuKonstruct members, Seamus is a problem solver. In addition to being one of the makerspace’s volunteers and site moderators, he is a Senior Software Developer with Make It. His job recently brought him face to face with members of the royal family when he...

(co)space’s coworkers: Jenna

Meet the Makers is a series of interviews to help you get to know the people who are building YuKonstruct's makerspace. With lots of interesting members at (co)space, we wanted to broaden our interviews to include them!  We now have the (co)space's coworkers...

We won! Instructables Makerspace Contest 2016 Update

The official results of the Instructables international makerspace contest were announced this week. The website hosting the contest, Instructables.com, is a place where makers can document their projects and share instructions on how to make everything from simple...

Make it Wild: Re-usable Game Bags

YuKonstruct and the Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Trust partnered up to teach a group of hunters about sewing and caring for meat in the field.  Sound like a odd mix? Not when you are making a customized re-usable game bag! Conservation Officer, Aaron Koss Young,...

Sending Off the Summer Staff

As summer wraps up around here and school begins again, we are forced to say goodbye to our summer students. Having Yza at the coworking space, and Rowan and Solvey at the makerspace has been hugely beneficial to YuKonstruct! They did so much work to improve the...

Our New Instructables Woodworking Club

YuKonstruct will be hosting a woodworking instructables club!  We will be following along with the Instructables Woodworking Class, learning together as we complete one DIY project per month. This club is a great whether you're new to woodworking or just want to...

Startup in Residency Pilot

This September 6th-19th, (co)space will be running a Startup in Residence Pilot Program. The program will bring a Toronto-based tech startup to Whitehorse that has team members with a proven track record of taking their startups to the next level. While visiting...