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…

Martyn Bednarczuk

Martyn Bednaczuk is recognised for his artistic talent and for being able to carve many different disciplines. He is able to sculpt…

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.

Carvers & Gilders

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

Graciela Ainsworth

Graciela completes Sculpture commissions and her own artworks, along with a full time career in the conservation industry.

Chris Pye

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

Videos

Ben Harms

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