Furniture Maker

Satoshi Yamauchi

Satoshi Yamauchi is originally from Japan. Satoshi is a furniture maker based in Honolulu, Hawaii with over 15 years of woodworking experience. He 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,…

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Monkeypod slab desk with metal legs

Here’s a desk we made a couple of months ago. We glued up two Oahu North Shore monkeypod slabs and matched them with black steel  legs. One long side of the top features a nice curvy edge and the other end of the desk top was cut straight to allow it to be placed snug to the wall.  

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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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