Category: Updates

  • Instructables Makerspace Contest Update

    The official results of the Instructables Makerspace Contest were announced on September 8, 2015. YuKonstruct finished third  out of 49 makerspaces from around the world,  just two instructables short of the group prizes! YuKonstruct’s final contest entry included 252 step-by-step instructables, written over a three month period, from June 1 to August 31. Volunteers rallied at the…

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  • Inaugural Annual General Meeting

    Thank you to all our members who attended our first AGM!  About 30 members came out to discuss and approve our bylaws and elect a new Board of Directors.  We wrapped up with a fabulous BBQ! The Board and members are sad to see Rick Steele and Lisa Kanary leave the Board but are grateful…

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  • Keyless Entry!

    Logan, our facilities manager, and a dedicated bunch of volunteers have been working hard to get our keyless entry system in place for June 1st. We’re cutting back on moderated hours over the summer, but this new door system will allow members with safety training more access than ever before, since they will no longer…

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  • New Additions

    It’s exciting times at YuKonstruct! We recently added two new 3D printers and more square footage. Mojo 3D Printer The Mojo is a professional quality, easy to use extruder 3D printer. Form 1+ High Resolution 3D Printer The Form 1+‘s  high precision optical system directs a laser across a tank of liquid resin, solidifying layers…

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  • 65 Members Strong!

    Yukonstruct has reached 65 paying members! Not a small accomplishment considering we’re barely a year old in a small local population. This is proof Yukon is a creative community with people learning new skills, building new things, where innovation and entrepreneurship grows. Universities are noticing, Syracuse University Interim Vice Chancellor and Provost Liz Liddy sees great promise and potential in…

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  • One year ago today…

    Happy 2015 Yukon Makers! I figure this is a good time to reflect on where we’ve come from and where we are going. Amazing to think YuKonstruct was barely an idea a year ago. Today, we have a space, tons of cool tools (with more coming), a thriving and growing membership, and a small army…

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  • Inaugural General Meeting

    Sixty-five enthusiastic makers attended YuKonstruct’s first ever Special General Meeting!

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  • Looking for Workshops this Fall?

    Looking forward to workshops at YuKonstruct this fall? So are we!  We will officially be open to our membership after our Grand Ribbon Cutting Event on September 16, 2014, after which time we plan to host a number of fun and interesting workshops. We are still finalizing the course plan, but will have workshops in a variety…

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  • THANK YOU for staying up with us!

    Whitehorse Nuit Blanche was an amazing success! YuKonstruct was proud to be one of several official host sites for this inaugural event. We showcased the Groundwork Sessions Crew offering 12 hours of free breakdance workshops, film screenings, live graffiti and on site performances. Check out the CBC Radio Interview with Yukon Radio Dave and the Whitehorse Nuit Blanche…

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