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

Featured members

Charles Oldham

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

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…

Ben Bacon

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

Francois Loudwig

Francois Loudwig has 25 years of experience as a woodcarver and specialises in the framing of Master paintings.

Tom Brown

Tom produces work to the highest standard in architectural, sculptural and ornamental stone carving and is a First Class graduate…

Laurence J. W. Beckford

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

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Fergus Wessel

Fergus Wessel is one of the country’s leading letter cutters. He runs Stoneletters, a creative stone carving studio based near Oxford.

JK Stone Carving

James has over twenty years experience in the stone industry. His works mainly consist of the repair and reproduction of ornament and …