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.
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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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    Nigel Hilliard Ltd

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

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    W Thomas Restorations Ltd

    Formed in the mid-1920s, W Thomas has been a leading authority in 18th and early 19th century carved and giltwood furniture and decorations.

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    Conrad Lindley-Thompson

    Conrad Lindley-Thompson carves and sculpts ornament, figures, and complex shapes for films, architects and interior designers.

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    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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    Graham Heeley Studios

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

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    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

A selection of videos from Members of the Master Carvers Association.
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