Jackie McGuire's Profile
James and Jackie have been married for 50 years, as of the writing of this bio. We are happiest when working on some of our projects, either together, or in our own sections of our shop in Thomaston, Georgia.
I spent the first ten years of my life in an 8' x 30' trailer, because my father's job required frequent moves. My mother taught her daughters all kinds of sewing and needlework skills in order to occupy them on cold days when they couldn't go out to play. Like my mother, I have tried my hand at many craft activities since becoming an adult. My favorite is working with stained glass, both leaded and mosaic.
James grew up around people who worked with their hands. He soon learned the skills of auto repair and building construction. He learned woodworking and clock making form Jackie's father, also a clockmaker.
We once built our own house. It was a precut kit that we and the two teenage…
- Joined December 5, 2008