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

Laurence J. W. Beckford

Laurence has worked at Hampton Court Palace during the restoration of the fire damaged Grinling Gibbons carvings…

Ben Bacon

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

Gerald Adams Woodcarvers Ltd

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

Graham Heeley Studios

Sculptural and decorative objects, always at the highest level in the fine and decorative arts tradition, features and elements in …

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.

Simon Smith

Simon has used his experience in design, modelling and carving for many varied commissions; from historic ornament and figurative…

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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.