London Joiners Ltd. are expert cabinetmakers, antique restoration experts, antique conservators, fine art restoration specialists and conservators of fine arts and objects of virtue. London Joiners Ltd. are also expert in traditional gold leaf work, French polishing, Italian polishing, ancient wax quill (reed) polishing, replication carvings, clock case parts, bone and pearl work, veneer inlay and marquetry, wooden musical instrument repair, lac finishing, and the coloring of wood and other materials by traditional guild methods as well as code specifications. Museums, collectors, and historical societies have commissioned London Joiners Ltd. to restore and/or conserve important American and European antiques and furniture, some details of which are included in this website.
W. Godziemba-Maliszewski is recognized expert, a Maître Ébéniste, Menuisier, Cabinetmaker of the highest distinction who learned his art in Europe and America. He has been the proprietor of London Joiners Ltd. since 1981, though his experience in art, antiques, and cabinetmaking dates from 1970. W. Godziemba-Maliszewski has been invited to lecture many historical societies, among them The New Canaan Historical Society, The Ridgefield Historical Society, The Pound Ridge Historical Society, The Bedford Historical Society, The Bedford Garden Club, The Connecticut League of Historical Societies, and Caramoor. Apart from his expertise in conservation, W. Godziemba-Maliszewski is recognized for creating accurate replications using old and rare wood, as well as for new designs using historic methods. An expert in forensic detection of antique fakery, Godziemba-Maliszewski's opinions have resulted in several cases of money being returned by dealers to buyers of misrepresented "antiques". Westchester Magazine named London Joiners "The Best of Westchester" in 2006.
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