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December 2020

CNC Router 101

Sunday December 6 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Yukonstruct Makespace, 2180, 2nd avenue
Whitehorse, Y1A 5N6 Canada
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CA$69.00 - CA$99.00

Get started on our 4’x4′ CNC Router! This six hour session covers the basics of how to use YuKonstruct’s CNC Router including safety, design software, print settings, material and bit selection. Considered orientation and safety training for the CNC Router for YuKonstruct members. Participants are required to wear close toed shoes and have all hair tied back for any shop training or workshops. About the instructor: Ulrich spent five and a half years training and working as a boatbuilder in…

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New Member Orientation

Tuesday December 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Yukonstruct Makespace, 2180, 2nd avenue
Whitehorse, Y1A 5N6 Canada
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Free

This is if you are signing up as a NEW MEMBER only – if you are just curious about the space instead join us on one of the public lunch time tours, held every Tuesday at noon. We are hosting informative & mandatory New Member Orientations. This is a free but essential session for all new members.  ______________________________________________________________ COVID-19 protocol: We will ask you to wash your hands as soon as you enter the building. After you wash your hands,…

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Beginner Sewing: Christmas Aprons

Tuesday December 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Yukonstruct Makespace, 2180, 2nd avenue
Whitehorse, Y1A 5N6 Canada
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CA$19.00 - CA$29.00

Looking for a Christmas gift? Join us in making beginner aprons with pockets! Presented by YuKonstruct & Skills Canada Yukon With the guidance of Samantha Hand (Executive Director of Skills Canada Yukon + sewing enthusiast), we will walk through the step by step process of making an apron with pockets. Sewing machines and tools will be provided to all participants. If you would like to bring your personal machine that is fine, as long as it has a new needle, a bobbin, and…

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Woodshop Orientation

Tuesday December 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Yukonstruct Makespace, 2180, 2nd avenue
Whitehorse, Y1A 5N6 Canada
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CA$20.00

This training will take you through the Yukonstruct wood shop and explain each piece of woodworking equipment. Participants will each get hands on practice with some of the machines. This training is intended for new Yukonstruct members. Not a member? Sign up now! Closed-toed shoes required. Wear clothes that can get dirty. Maximum 4 participants | Cancellation & Refund Policy ___________________________________________________ COVID-19 protocol: We will ask you to wash your hands as soon as you enter the building. After you…

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Laser Cutting Workshop for Beginners: Christmas ornaments!

Tuesday December 15 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Yukonstruct Makespace, 2180, 2nd avenue
Whitehorse, Y1A 5N6 Canada
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CA$39.00 - CA$49.00

Get started using the laser cutter with Thomas! This two-hour-and-a-half-long session covers the basics of how to use the laser cutter including safety, ventilation, raster and vector design, print settings, and cutting and etching different materials. Following by hands-on experience: you will cut out your Christmas ornament! All materials provided About the instructor: Thomas is always working on a project. When he’s not busy making telescopes, you can find him building all kinds of things such as an electric guitar,…

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Soldering for Beginners

Tuesday December 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Yukonstruct Makespace, 2180, 2nd avenue
Whitehorse, Y1A 5N6 Canada
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CA$29.00 - CA$49.00

Learn to solder! If you’re interested in getting started working on electronics in the hackerspace, but not sure how to do so safely, this training session is for you. This two-hour-long session covers the basics of how to use soldering irons safely, proper ventilation, and soldering and desoldering techniques. You’ll have a chance to practice your new skills under the guidance of the instructor. Copper wire marble runs are just one of many project that can be achieved with the…

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Lunch and Learn: Makalu – A Graphic Novel Journey

Wednesday December 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Esther is an artist, geologist and illustrator based in Whitehorse. She is currently working on her first graphic novel, based on the true story of a great-uncle who was part of the first French expeditions to Makalu (8,485 metres), Nepal, in 1954 and 1955. During this lunch and learn, Esther will share some of the process and stories behind this project. It will be an opportunity to travel in space (all the way to Nepal) and time (all the way back to the…

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New Member Orientation

Tuesday December 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Yukonstruct Makespace, 2180, 2nd avenue
Whitehorse, Y1A 5N6 Canada
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Free

This is if you are signing up as a NEW MEMBER only – if you are just curious about the space instead join us on one of the public lunch time tours, held every Tuesday at noon. We are hosting informative & mandatory New Member Orientations. This is a free but essential session for all new members.  ______________________________________________________________ COVID-19 protocol: We will ask you to wash your hands as soon as you enter the building. After you wash your hands,…

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Woodshop Orientation

Tuesday December 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Yukonstruct Makespace, 2180, 2nd avenue
Whitehorse, Y1A 5N6 Canada
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CA$20.00

This training will take you through the Yukonstruct wood shop and explain each piece of woodworking equipment. Participants will each get hands on practice with some of the machines. This training is intended for new Yukonstruct members. Not a member? Sign up now! Closed-toed shoes required. Wear clothes that can get dirty. Maximum 4 participants | Cancellation & Refund Policy ___________________________________________________ COVID-19 protocol: We will ask you to wash your hands as soon as you enter the building. After you…

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