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 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…

JK Stone Carving

James has over twenty years experience in the stone industry. His works mainly consist of the repair and reproduction of ornament and …

Gary Dench

Gary Dench is a graduate of the City and Guilds School of Art and a fully trained period wood-carver and gilder…

Tom Brown

Tom produces work to the highest standard in architectural, sculptural and ornamental stone carving and is a First Class graduate…

Carvers & Gilders

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

Graham Heeley Studios

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


Paul Wilson

After completing a traditional woodcarving and gilding apprenticeship with Griss & Butlers in Hertfordshire Paul Wilson set up his own workshop and studio in Norfolk.