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

Matthew Pack

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

Ricardo Rodriguez

Ricardo specialises in the production of one-off items of furniture, as well as architectural projects and heraldic work for the Royal College of Arms.

Nick Roberson

Nick has worked on public commissions as well as historic buildings and carvings.

Ben Bacon

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

G&H Studios

Hand carving and gilding are the major aspects in their business, which is keeping their team of craftsmen busy in their studios.

Timothy Lees

Timothy Lees has made work for many private and public bodies, both in the UK and abroad, and has worked extensively on the sculpture…

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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.