Tim McGuire manages the woodshop for Spark Makerspace. He brings over 40 years of experience in woodworking of all types—1600s post-and-beam homes, wooden boats, cabinet making, and design / build restoration of home interiors and commercial spaces as large as the Mohegan Sun Casino. The common thread running through Tim’s work has been to fix or improve things that are broken or replicate items as part of restoration efforts. He also has extensive experience in new construction and hands-on teaching in the field. Tim’s vast experience enables him to be effective teaching people how to trust themselves doing things safely.