Macdonald Jim

Jim Macdonald creates custom guitars, furniture, art, and portraits featuring marquetry and inlay in Burnham, ME. In addition to his own projects, Jim collaborates with luthiers and furniture makers as a marquetry specialist. His work has been commissioned by Gibson Guitar’s Custom Shop and Hinckley Yachts. In 2018, his Allman Brothers tribute guitar entered the collection of their Big House Museum in Macon, GA. Recent gallery shows include the traveling exhibition “Out of Bounds: The Art of Croquet,” and “Marquetry Today” at the “Wonders in Wood” inlay and marquetry conference at the Winterthur Museum.

Jim teaches


and marquetry and veneering for the
Nine-month Comprehensive

Macdonald portrait