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

Carvers & Gilders

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

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.

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.

Charles Oldham

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

Ben Bacon

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

Videos

Ben Harms

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