Category: Event Summaries

  • A Member’s Story: Building Bat Houses

    A couple of years ago I had the opportunity to go wildlife viewing with a group of biologist from Environment Yukon to go see the Little Brown Bat in its natural environment. It was an awesome experience! So when I learned that I had the opportunity to build a bat house for these little guys,…

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  • Ice Fishing with YuKonstruct

    Recently, Environment Yukon fisheries biologist Oliver Barker taught participants at YuKonstruct how to make an ice fishing rod and gave information on fisheries management, ethical angling practices, and why whitefish are a good catch! Steve Hahn teamed up with Oliver on this workshop to craft a whitefish specific lure for Yukon lakes. These lures were created…

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  • (co)space is helping entrepreneurs Rock a Headshot!

    For those looking to market themselves, improve their digital business image, or have a LinkedIn profile to be proud of, (co)space is offering FREE photo headshots (provided on a first-come-first-serve basis) at the upcoming Rock a Headshot Networking Event. A good headshot is often overlooked, but can be essential! Professional headshots cost anywhere from $50-$350…

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  • International Women’s Day Open House

    YuKonstruct hosts a weekly Open House on Tuesday evenings from 7-9pm. This gives members of the public a chance to see the makerspace, check out cool projects on the go, meet some members, and ask questions. This week’s Open House looked a little bit different for the special International Women’s Day Open House! We had over 45 people come through our…

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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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  • Thermite Casting at YuKonstruct!

    YuKonstruct has had a few Don’t Try This At Home workshops and this week’s topic was Thermite Casting! Thermite is a combination of metal powders that create an exothermic reaction at an extremely high heat. What remains after the reaction, is metal “slag” and solid iron. We attempted to make iron paperweights during the workshop using…

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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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  • 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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