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

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Featured members

Gerald Adams Woodcarvers Ltd

Producing components for the furniture industry, as well as design, architectural detail and sculptural work for large private houses…

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…

Carvers & Gilders

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

Gary Dench

Gary Dench is a graduate of the City and Guilds School of Art and a fully trained period wood-carver and gilder…

Hugh Wedderburn

Hugh carves mainly in wood, though also enjoys stone and marble, working in period styles and designs of his own contrivance.

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.

Videos

Ben Harms

Master Carvers’ Association President 2008 – 2010, Ben Harms, speaking at the Listed Property Show 2010