Solar Panels at YuKonstruct

Solar Panels at YuKonstruct

Polarcom was here at YuKonstruct last week setting up solar panels as part of a research project. This project is being run by Polarcom, ML and Associates, and Cold Climate Innovation at Yukon College. The goal of this project is to compare how different solar...
Little Free Library for DUGS

Little Free Library for DUGS

In the heart of downtown Whitehorse there is a community garden which was planted in 1998. The people who founded it? The Downtown Urban Gardeners Society (DUGS). With almost 20 seasons of growing food and flowers, these gardens are flourishing. But gardening in the...
Local business benefits from YuKonstruct

Local business benefits from YuKonstruct

Who doesn’t love cheese? Whitehorse locals Larra Daley and Stephan Biedermann saw on opportunity to bring quality cheese to Whiethorse and are located in Horwood’s Mall on Main Street. They opened last Tuesday and cheeses from around the world have been...
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...
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...