The Master Carvers Association

The oldest association of wood and stonecarvers in the UK, the Master Carvers Association stands for the highest quality of work: professionally executed and delivered on time.

The MCA

The Master Carvers Association boasts a membership of over 40, about half being individual carvers and the rest employing a number of apprentices and trained crafts people.
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The MCA is affiliated with the Heritage Crafts Association

A celebration of Britain's greatest furniture maker

Featured members

Houghtons of York

Houghtons of York are a well established family run business with a wealth of experience specialising in high quality joinery and woodcarving.

Laurence J. W. Beckford

Laurence has worked at Hampton Court Palace during the restoration of the fire damaged Grinling Gibbons carvings…

Martyn Bednarczuk

Martyn Bednaczuk is recognised for his artistic talent and for being able to carve many different disciplines. He is able to sculpt…

Fergus Wessel

Fergus Wessel is one of the country’s leading letter cutters. He runs Stoneletters, a creative stone carving studio based near Oxford.

Paul Spencer

Spencer & Richman are specialist chimneypiece carvers based in Somerset. They accept one-off commissions and…