• Building Lanterns for Winterval

    YuKonstruct was pleased to participate in Unlikely Events Yukon‘s Winterval parade again this year. The theme for this year’s event was “Festival of Lights”. Our makerspace volunteers designed and built 3 large lanterns complete with jack frost and his friends. Huge thanks to everyone who helped cut lumber, paint the pieces, attach the screens, model for…

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  • 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 recipes to complicated technology. The goal of the makerspace contest was to document as many projects as…

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  • 1000 Likes!

    YuKonstruct’s Facebook page recently hit a milestone 1,000 likes! To celebrate, we decided to do a draw from amongst our one thousand fans. We used random.org to generate a random number between 1 and 1,000 and then counted down from our full list of Facebook followers. Nicole Bauberger was the lucky winner! She will receive…

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  • Building the Steampunk Ball Decorations

    YuKonstruct volunteers designed and built the decorations for the Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous Steampunk Ball

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  • All-ages Valentine’s Day Fun

    Valentine’s Day themed craft night at YuKonstruct

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  • Valentine Cards with the Letter Writing Club

    YuKonstruct hosted a Valentine’s Day card making night with the Letter Writing Club. We had 7 different card kits for participants to choose from, from relatively simple to fairly complex, but the most popular ones, by far, were the kits containing LEDs to make light-up valentines. The circuit stickers that made the incredible cards possible were…

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  • 12 Days to End Violence Against Women Community Project

    YuKonstruct partnered with Splintered Craft, the Victoria Faulkner Women’s Centre, Les EssentiElles and White Ribbon Yukon to make a project for the 12 Days to End Violence Against Women campaign. Over several days we built a large sculpture with the help of many volunteers. The sculpture depicts a woman walking forward, with the support of her…

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  • Holiday Craft Night at YuKonstruct

    We recently had lots of fun making festive crafts and cards! For our all-ages Holiday Card and Craft Night we made mini snow globes, Christmas cards and ornaments out of fusible beads. Kits are still available from YuKonstruct if you’d like to try your hand at any of these fun crafts:

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  • National Girls Learning Code Day

    On November 7th YuKonstruct joined locations across the country to offer free workshops for National Girls Learning Code Day. Organized by Ladies Learning Code and sponsored by Google, this yearly event helps get girls, aged 8 to 13, started building their own websites from scratch. In the Yukon, we’re used to overcoming challenges, and this…

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