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

Tom Brown

Tom produces work to the highest standard in architectural, sculptural and ornamental stone carving and is a First Class graduate…

Tim Crawley

Tim Crawley is a stone carver, sculptor and designer and has been fortunate to have worked on many of England’s most famous buildings.

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.

Ben Bacon

Ben Bacon restores and makes caned & gilded furniture for British museums, institutions such as the National Trust…

Julian Stanley

With a blend of skill and versatility, Julian Stanley produces a range of exquisite furniture, much of it inspired by Italian, French and English…

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Paul Wilson

After completing a traditional woodcarving and gilding apprenticeship with Griss & Butlers in Hertfordshire Paul Wilson set up his own workshop and studio in Norfolk.