• Results of the 2017 Instructables Makerspace Contest

    The official results of the 2017 Instructables 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 possible with step-by-step…

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  • Instructables Makerspace Contest 2017

    Instructables.com is a website that lets you easily share your diy projects with the world. It is a great place to learn how to do almost anything, from building a telescope to curing hiccups. As part of the maker movement, Instructables has always been a big supporter of makerspaces and YuKonstruct has benefited greatly from their…

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  • Monster Love! A Valentine’s Day Craft Party

    YuKonstruct teamed up with SMRT Pop Ups to host a fun Valentine’s Day event at Baked Cafe & Bakery this week. The Monster Love craft party featured fun craft kits, loot bags, love songs and delicious signature drinks. We made great little valentine gifts: Felt monsters Operation electric valentine games, and LED flowers Follow the…

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  • Instructables Woodworking Club: Project #2

    The second project of the Instructables Woodworking Club was a scrap wood house number sign which focused on glueing. This project involved gluing scraps of wood together and clamping them in order to create a door sign, cheese board or decorative key hanger. The club organizers had all the material ready for us and then the 5 of us…

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  • Instructables Woodworking Club: 1st meeting a success!

    The first Instructables Woodworking Club meeting was a great success! Our 5 participants were eager to learn, and the excellent step-by-step project in the Instrutctables Woodworking Class took us through the project. Here’s what Instructables Club member Lana said about her experience with the first project: “I decided to join in order to gain confidence…

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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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  • Our New Instructables Woodworking Club

    YuKonstruct will be hosting a woodworking instructables club!  We will be following along with the Instructables Woodworking Class, learning together as we complete one DIY project per month. This club is a great whether you’re new to woodworking or just want to solidify your understanding of the woodworking basics! Plus you get to create and learn with…

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  • Seeking Redemption – Instructables Makerspace Contest Update

    We recently hosted a mini hackathon to help members document their projects on Instructables.com. The makerspace was busy with activity as makers worked on their creations, photographed the steps involved and typed up detailed instructions. YuKonstruct is currently in the lead, with the most featured instructables in the 2016 Instructables Makerspace Contest. We are competing against…

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  • 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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