London Joiners Ltd. makes superior furniture, boardroom tables, dining tables, and perfectly detailed replications of 18th century and other period furnishings. W.Maliszewski, owner of London Joiners Ltd., has a historically important collection of antique cabinetmakers and joiner’s tools, and tools from several other arts, from France, Germany, England, and America. Such are employed in new work, and in replications, imparting a classic look that no machine or router-bit can achieve.
London Joiners Ltd. have enormously wide rare wood boards in stock, suitable for Board Room Tables and Dining Tables. See the Rare Woods section on the main page for the rarest and most uniquely beautiful wood in the world, quilted and tortoise shell mahogany. A unique collection of rare and antique woods distinguishes the creations of London Joiners Ltd. When, sometimes, new wood is used, London Joiners Ltd. employ techniques to make it look old if necessary, such as burying walnut in earth packed with rock salt. As to finishing, old guild methods are used, such as the chemical coloration of wood derived from Flemish and other textile techniques that are hundreds of years old.
W. Maliszewski is widely recognized as an expert in antiques conservation and repair, as well as a master cabinetmaker and maitre ebeniste, a maker of superior cabinetry. Some of his techniques are covered within various subjects on the main page, including Finishing, Rare Woods, Restoration and Conservation, and Clock Case and Musical Instrument Repair. In addition, two interviews, also reachable from this site.