EMERITUS MEMBERS

The Preservation Artisans Guild honors past members who have retired from their craft. We are grateful for the contribution these members have made in the fields of traditional building crafts, interior design, architectural design, and the decorative and fine arts.

Art Craft Silversmiths

Jim and Sharon Mackie

Jim and Sharon Mackie served the Portland, Oregon area as well as clients from all over the country on silver restoration projects. Offering repair, polish, and re-silvering for heirloom pieces. They performed soft  soldering on soft metals, as well as silver and gold soldering. Jim Mackie, the silversmith, worked at his craft from 1974 until he retired with Sharon and they closed their shop in 2017.

Artisan Woodworks

Mike Edeen

Many generations of woodworkers in the family fostered Mike Edeen's interest in carpentry and cabinetry. Mike grew up learning about tools and techniques in his father's garage shop and ultimately started his own company, Artisan Woodworks. Mike has worked on many historic buildings and other important works, expressing his passion for preserving history for generations through his craft.

Frank McGinness

Frank McGinness

Until his retirement in 2018, Frank McGinness delivered art on a consistent basis, on a grand scale, from projects as intimate as a powder room, to the restoration of the walls of a state capitol building and finishing a cabinet that housed the Magna Carta. Frank proudly produced fine finishes with a strong scientific and technical a background that no one can exceed.