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Don’t Try This At Home: High Voltage

February 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Danger! Danger! YuKonstruct’s Don’t Try This At Home workshops, taught by experienced makers, allow participants the chance to (safely) learn about dangerous materials and forces.

This workshop, which is one third lecture, one third demonstration and one third hands-on experience, will teach you about high voltage safety, transformers, jacobs ladders, and tesla coils. Participants will gain valuable knowledge about electricity and will get to make their own fractal high voltage wood engraving to bring home.

Course Outline:
High voltage safety

What they do
How they work
Where to get them

Jacobs ladders
How they work
How to make them

Tesla coils
How they work
Where to get them

High voltage wood engraving
How it works
How to do it at home

Please Note:

Participants must be 18 years old or older

Participants must wear closed toe shoes and long sleeves

Minimum 4, Maximum 12 participants
$35 YuKonstruct Members, $45 non-members


February 18, 2016
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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YuKonstruct Building
2180 2nd Avenue
Whitehorse, Y1A 5N6 Canada
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