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

Nigel Hilliard Ltd

Nigel Hilliard’s family have long been connected with wood carving, spanning a period of three centuries where knowledge…

Simon Smith

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

Ben Bacon

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

Hugh Wedderburn

Hugh carves mainly in wood, though also enjoys stone and marble, working in period styles and designs of his own contrivance.

Francois Loudwig

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

Graham Heeley Studios Ltd

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

Videos

Ben Harms

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