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.
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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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    W Thomas Restorations Ltd

    Formed in the mid-1920s, W Thomas has been a leading authority in 18th and early 19th century carved and giltwood furniture and decorations.

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    Gary Dench

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

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    Chris Pye

    A well-respected woodcarving teacher, Chris Pye has been running classes in traditional woodcarving in England, USA and Canada for many years.

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    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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    Gonzalez & Harms

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

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    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.

Videos

A selection of videos from Members of the Master Carvers Association.
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