Maître Ébéniste ~ Master Cabinetmaker
|The image above is of a guilded carving made for a frame on which the original
was missing. London Joiners Ltd. makes wooden carvings for missing pieces, in
contradistinction to those who make wire and plaster solutions.
London Joiners Ltd. expertly performs gold leaf gilding and repairs to antique frames and moldings, and carvings, by two traditional methods, oil or water. We have several leafs in stock, including German, French, and Italian varieties We use techniques that are justified by the merit of the piece being worked on. We also build up missing gesso and have a variety of traditional colorants to match patinated areas. London Joiners Ltd. are expert conservators of fine antiques. The main page contains details on several subjects.
An Eagle carved in replication of a Newport model, showing it brightly finished, before patination. Photo by Don Dempsey.
A group of original carvings, leafed or left in wood, by London Joiners Ltd. beneath an original section of a French frame.
London Joiners Ltd. has the expertise to work on such as this sectional example of a French frame. The two wheat carvings are of wood and are not finished.
Two leaf fronds expertly carved from Pear Wood; note the hollow relief of the up-turned example.
|Contact London Joiners:|
|23 Westchester Avenue|
Pound Ridge NY 10576
914 764 4216
|94 Dodgingtown Road|
Bethel CT 06801
203 798 2534