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

Paul Spencer

Spencer & Richman are specialist chimneypiece carvers based in Somerset. They accept one-off commissions and…

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.

Charles Oldham

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

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.

Martyn Bednarczuk

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

Nick Roberson

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

Videos

Ben Harms

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