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

Timothy Lees

Timothy Lees has made work for many private and public bodies, both in the UK and abroad, and has worked extensively on the sculpture…

Nigel Hilliard Ltd

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

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.

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…

Carvers & Gilders

Carvers & Gilders is a partnership established in 1979 which designs, makes, conserves and restores fine carving and gilding.

Ben Bacon

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