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koa burl slab 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 theseRead More
custom wood platform bed made in honolulu by furniture maker satoshi yamauchi
Here is a Hawaii inspired bed set made for a customer in Kailua. It is made mainly of monkeypod wood, locally sourced on the island of Oahu. It is a king size wood bed frame with two freestanding night stands. The headboard’s long edge showcases natural curves, inspired by Hawaii’s Koolau Mountains and waves of the ocean. It’s hard to see from the photos but the night stands sit under the T shape headboard, givingRead More
Display bookcase custom made for an office in Honolulu to match wood slab conference table
We just delivered our latest handmade furniture made for an office in Manoa, Honolulu. This bookcase features Hawaiian monkeypod doors and mahogany cabinets and shelves. Plenty of storage for files with file system pull outs behind those doors. Bronze recessed handles give this bookcase a sleek look whilst being still discrete. Not too modern, not too traditional, this bookcase was designed to blend in nicely within any contemporary offices. All custom made in Honolulu, HawaiiRead More
Conference table built in honolulu hawaii by satoshi yamauchi
This Hawaiian monkey pod conference table is one of a kind. We just delivered it to an organization in Manoa. It features mostly straight edges but two long sides of the conference table top has live edges, giving the table a natural and gorgeous look. The legs are also made of monkeypod wood. Sized at 96″ long and 42″ wide, this particular conference table was designed to seat 6 people. Carefully handcrafted by Satoshi Yamauchi,Read More
Our intern George made this dining table with Satoshi
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!  Read More