Fabrication

Elephant is much more than a handyman service.

Tom can make furniture, from cowboy doors and speaker boxes, to shelves and built in wardrobes. He provides a flat pack assembly service at a competitive rate too. 

Below are some exmples of on-site fabrications. Click to enlarge and learn more.

Rattan Panel Doors:

The doors look fabulous
The doors look fabulous

Here is a great picture of the rattan doors I made on site for a customer in Walthamstow London.

Bamboo Board
Bamboo Board

This is the material chosen by the customer to fabricate the doors. It is 18mm bamboo ply.

The finisshed cabinet
The finisshed cabinet

Here I have installed the handles, and veneered the sides with 5mm bamboo board that you cannot see. I installed those shelves to the right too.

The doors look fabulous
The doors look fabulous

Here is a great picture of the rattan doors I made on site for a customer in Walthamstow London.

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Toybox Window Seat:

The finishing touch
The finishing touch

Customer painted the box herself. She done a good job.

Mobile Workshop
Mobile Workshop

On my way to the job, all the tools I need to make a piece of furniture on-site!

Finishing Touches 2
Finishing Touches 2

The view of the lid and it's stays.

The finishing touch
The finishing touch

Customer painted the box herself. She done a good job.

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MDF Doors:

My Work Complete
My Work Complete

The rest is down to the decorators. I will post a photo once they're done.

The Cabinet
The Cabinet

This is how I found the cabinet, comissioned by the customer's builder.

Handle close up.
Handle close up.

Detail of the handle and v-groove.

My Work Complete
My Work Complete

The rest is down to the decorators. I will post a photo once they're done.

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Walnut and Oak Chopping Boards:

My Old Workspace, Seven Sisters
My Old Workspace, Seven Sisters

Here you see my old outdoor workspace in Seven Sisters. Arrayed on the bench are some of the tools I used to make the chopping boards.

One board
One board

This board showing the knife-holding rebate.

more drying
more drying

Boards in the drying rack.

My Old Workspace, Seven Sisters
My Old Workspace, Seven Sisters

Here you see my old outdoor workspace in Seven Sisters. Arrayed on the bench are some of the tools I used to make the chopping boards.

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Swing Doors:

Set up and start cutting
Set up and start cutting

I'm set up in the sun ready to make some saloon doors.

The doorway
The doorway

This is to be the doorway. I have fixed a timber to the left, ready to accept the second panel. Some setting out had to be done to achieve that

Saloon Doors
Saloon Doors

The Doors are in almost as if it didn't take 7 hours (incl. shopping on foot for MDF and hinges).

Set up and start cutting
Set up and start cutting

I'm set up in the sun ready to make some saloon doors.

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Older Furniture Works:

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The Wine Rack Shelf
The Wine Rack Shelf

This is another Hackney Wick creation requested by a member of the community. It's crazy, keep looking through.

The Perpendiculars go up.
The Perpendiculars go up.

The two uprights are rebated into the lower board. It's all scaffolding board.

Finish!
Finish!

The Wine Rack Shelf. Glued and Clamped and ready to install. It fitted like a glove.

The Wine Rack Shelf
The Wine Rack Shelf

This is another Hackney Wick creation requested by a member of the community. It's crazy, keep looking through.

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