• New Makerspace Equipment!

    We’ve got some exciting new additions at the makerspace thanks in part to funding from CanNor! In the wood shop there’s two new King Industrial sanders:an oscillating spindle sander and a belt and disc sander. The sewing room also features two brand new machines: a Janome serger and a Singer industrial sewing machine. A serger,…

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  • Renovations to the Makerspace!

    YuKonstruct’s Makerspace has undergone and survived some spring renovations and facilities upgrades! The laser room (re-named fabrication lab), hacker space, sewing room, wood shop and metal shop have all received some fresh paint and tool organization to both improve aesthetic appeal and overall functionality. Portions of our bathrooms have also been painted bright yellow to…

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  • A quick tour of the Toronto Tool Library

    Staff member- Adria, was visiting Toronto on her travels and stopped in to check out another makerspace that’s a bit different from YuKonstruct: The Toronto Tool Library has a few locations in the city and one of them is a full library of things called the Sharing Depot! Members can take equipment and supplies out from the space and keep…

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  • 2016: the Year of the Maker?

    2016 is the Year of the Monkey.  Apparently monkeys are fast learners and crafty opportunists. Sound familiar? As we start a new year, it is worth reflecting on what we have collectively achieved and where we are headed.  Two years ago this month, over 200 people came together and said yes, we want a makerspace…

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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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