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

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.

Carvers & Gilders

Carvers & Gilders is a partnership established in 1979 which designs, makes, conserves and restores fine carving and gilding.

Charles Oldham

Being involved in restoration such as Windsor Castle and Hampton Court as well as working on masterpieces which pass through the antique…

Francois Loudwig

Francois Loudwig has 25 years of experience as a woodcarver and specialises in the framing of Master paintings.

Conrad Lindley-Thompson

Conrad Lindley-Thompson carves and sculpts ornament, figures, and complex shapes for films, architects and interior designers.

Matthew Pack

Over the last 20 years I have been working predominantly in the restoration of fine period giltwood furniture for the antique trade…

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Fergus Wessel

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

JK Stone Carving

James has over twenty years experience in the stone industry. His works mainly consist of the repair and reproduction of ornament and …