Furniture Maker

Satoshi Yamauchi

Satoshi Yamauchi is originally from Japan. He is a furniture maker based in Honolulu, Hawaii with over 15 years of woodworking experience. Satoshi is a passionate and meticulous artisan whose state-of-the-art furniture is one of the finest on the island.     His focus and love of the craft is reflected in every aspect of his creations, from the joints to the finishes. Satoshi’s approach to woodworking is about achieving a good balance of aesthetics, function, and durability.…

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Hawaiian Monkeypod Coffee Table

This coffee table was inspired by modern Italian design. It features Hawaiian monkeypod wood table top with natural curves, sitting on a stainless steel flat bar base. It measures L36″ x W36″ x H16″. The monkeypod was salvaged from the north shore area on Oahu. Two long edges have been shaped with curves. The stainless steel base has been fabricated in Hawaii too.  

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Monkeypod waterfall bench

Here is our waterfall bench made of local hawaiian wood, known as monkeypod. The continuous grain flows beautifully from one leg to the other. We kept the natural edges of the monkeypod slab for a dynamic design. The shelves are made of oak, finished with black lacquer. This handcrafted bench compliments a contemporary home very nicely.    

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George Nakashima tribute table

Here is a George Nakashima tribute dining table made by Satoshi Yamauchi. It is made entirely out of walnut wood. Its size is W 36″ x L 90″ x H 30″ and it was carefully designed as a table that can seat up to 8 people comfortably. The walnut wood was stained to a darker finish, giving it a charcoal color. This table combines both shaker style and Japanese aesthetics in one design. George Nakashima…

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Wood coffee table

Here is a selection of photos of a coffee table we recently made for a client on Oahu. It features salvaged monkeypod wood for the table top and a very sturdy stainless steel base. All locally handmade in Kakaako, Honolulu. The wood surface has been coated with satin lacquer for water proof protection. With all of our furniture, we carefully select beautiful wood grain patterns to highlight throughout the furniture piece.  

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