Maître Ébéniste ~ Master Cabinetmaker
W. 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. 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. 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, 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.