Koa burl table

One day a client came into our shop with his koa burl slab. We’ve never seen anything like it and was very excited to be working on it! The koa burl wood was to be made into a bar table with a metal base (supplied by customer). It was a joy working on this koa wood. Lots of interesting characters and everything I worked on it discovered new figures. We hope you enjoy seeing these … Continued

Curly maple and koa dining table

Here is a dining table that was built in collaboration with our intern, George Nakamoto. It is made of curly maple with koa accents. The table features various curves including its table base, horizontal support and the top outline. It has been finished with semi gloss lacquer for that extra sheen this table deserves. All handmade in Honolulu, Hawaii. Thank you George for being a part of our internship program!  

Monkeypod desks

We just delivered three custom office desks. The desks are made of mahogany and monkeypod.  Featuring filing cabinets and monkeypod desk top, this custom desk makes a great addition to any Hawaiiana office. The drawers feature soft close drawer rails and the surfaces have been finished with lacquer varnish. This set includes a L shape desk, and a U shape desk to meet each user’s requirements.   L shape office desk This desk features two filing cabinets, … Continued

Designing a bookcase wall

Designing a bookcase wall can be complicated if you have a wall or a fireplace in between. We would work with your needs and space requirements to design a bookcase wall suitable in your living space. We have various options including storage type (drawers or doors), shelving options (asymmetrical, adjustable shelves, bookcase with backing or without backing), a library type design (with ladder) and so on. The options are numerous. We often start from inspiration … Continued

Monkey pod coffee tables with stainless steel legs

Here are two coffee tables we made for a client who ordered a complete dining set. The tops are made of locally grown monkey pod. The bases are made of stainless steel, with a brushed finish. Every part of these furniture pieces have been carefully designed and fabricated on island. The top is finished with satin lacquer to give it the needed water resistance.   Room 1   Room 2     These coffee tables have been … Continued