• Meet the Maker: Esa Suominen

    Esa is an Operations Assistant at Yukonstruct and you will see him around in both the Makespace and the Cospace helping out with general Yukonstruct duties! He also makes vinyl collectible characters named Mawa and he sells them online and in person at pop-ups every now and then. Esa also loves snowboarding! We have a…

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  • Meet the Maker: Robin Bishop

    Robin has been a member of Yukonstruct since she moved to the Yukon in May of 2022. Robin’s creative project, Cosmic Phantasmagoria, describes her artistic journey of exploring consciousness. She is inspired by nature, science, and spirit— this precious experience of being. Hand-painted button pins, paintings, and crochet works are what she is currently bringing…

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  • Who knew felt faux taxidermy was so popular?

    The second Drinking with Scissors proved to be very popular with fans of both crafts and beer, selling out in the first 15 minutes! So many enthusiastic makers showed up, the Social House ran out of chairs and people sat on the stage floor to get their craft on. November’s projects were inspired by a…

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  • Halloween craft fun at Drinking with Scissors

    What could be better than crafts and craft beer? The first Drinking with Scissors event took place on October 25 at the Social House. With Halloween right around the corner, spooky craft kits were available for participants to assemble while enjoying drinks with friends. There were kits for making cute mini pinatas (complete with candy…

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  • Electronic Crafts on Canada Day

    YuKonstruct took part in the City of Whitehorse’s Canada Day celebrations at Shipyards Park this year, with a fun all-ages workshop on electronic crafts. We brought some of our favourite LED craft kits to the event: electronic operation game, mini flashlights and LED flowers, as well as the always-popular squishy circuits (play dough and LEDs). Amid…

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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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  • Valentines Day Crafts & Circuit Scribe

    On February 12 we hosted a Valentines crafts and Circuit Scribe build night with help from Instructables. We had a table set up for people to experiment with drawing circuits using the Circuit Scribe developer kits. The kits include all sorts of fun pieces from batteries and LEDs to motors and potentiometers. The Circuit Scribe conductive…

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