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

A celebration of Britain's greatest furniture maker

Featured members

Simon Smith

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

Laurence J. W. Beckford

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

Matthew Pack

Over the last 20 years I have been working predominantly in the restoration of fine period giltwood furniture for the antique trade…

Chris Pye

A well-respected woodcarving teacher, Chris Pye has been running classes in traditional woodcarving in England, USA and Canada for many years.

Paul Ferguson

Paul employs a small group of highly skilled craftsmen offering a complete service in the fields of wood carving and gilding.

Hugh Wedderburn

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