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Here is a photograph of one of our recent custom-made desks. It is made of oak and stained in dark brown. Key features include; side-sliding keyboard tray for adjustable tray positioning, and a rolling drawer unit (with invisible rollers).

Custom made furniture - oak desk and drawer units

Custom desk and drawer units

At Satoshi Yamauchi, custom wood furniture-making starts from consultation

Wood furniture finishes – pros and cons

Posted on 10/02/2012
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Category: Finish types, Wooden table care

Thank you for visiting Satoshi Yamauchi’s website today. In this volume of post, we will explain the pros and cons of three types of wood finishes – oil, soap and lacquer. Caring tips are also included for your consideration for when purchashing wooden furniture. Oil

Oil finish

Wood furniture – oil finish

Tips on taking care of solid wood tables

Posted on 09/29/2012
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Category: Wooden table care

Taking care of solid wood tablesA bit of effort is required in taking care of solid wood tables. They don’t behave like plastic! Trees are living creatures – it is only natural that solid wood tables respond to changes in temperature and humidity by swelling and shrinking. Whilst taking care of your wooden table may take extra attention, if you take good

We love working with koa and monkeypod wood!

Posted on 09/19/2012
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Category: Local Hawaiian wood

At Satoshi Yamauchi, we love working with koa, mango, and monkeypod wood! We would like to take this opportunity to talk about the characteristics of each lumber. Koa Koa trees are found on the Hawaiian Islands, growing in moist soils near sea level up to the top of mountains. Often available with wavy and curly grains, it is a moderately coarse lumber. Its colour ranges from pale or golden brown to a deep chocolate brown color, but

We are a Hawaii (Oahu) and Japan (Kanto) based company specialized in wood furniture, architectural & interior woodwork. We have been creating one of a kind custom furniture for those who want more than what is offered in the market.