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.
The MCA is affiliated with the Heritage Crafts Association
Formed in the mid-1920s, W Thomas has been a leading authority in 18th and early 19th century carved and giltwood furniture and decorations.
Gary Dench is a graduate of the City and Guilds School of Art and a fully trained period wood-carver and gilder…
A well-respected woodcarving teacher, Chris Pye has been running classes in traditional woodcarving in England, USA and Canada for many years.
With a blend of skill and versatility, Julian Stanley produces a range of exquisite furniture, much of it inspired by Italian, French and English…
Hand carving and gilding are the major aspects in their business, which is keeping their team of craftsmen busy in their studios.
Ricardo specialises in the production of one-off items of furniture, as well as architectural projects and heraldic work for the Royal College of Arms.
A selection of videos from Members of the Master Carvers Association.