About us

satoshi yamauchi, wood furniture maker in honolulu


Passionate furniture maker building some of the finest furniture on island

There is something very special about a piece of wood furniture that has been designed and made especially for you. Satoshi Yamauchi collections are designed and developed uniquely by Satoshi Yamauchi. Manufacturing of the furniture takes place in Kakaako, Honolulu (Hawaii).

Satoshi is a passionate and meticulous artisan whose state-of-the-art woodwork is some 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. With Satoshi’s fine woodwork, you will find Japan quality wood furniture and woodwork right here in Honolulu, Hawaii.


About the furniture maker and designer

Satoshi Yamauchi Woodworks offers residential custom furniture and cabinet woodwork



Satoshi Yamauchi
Furniture & Cabinet Maker & Owner 

Satoshi Yamauchi, a furniture maker in Honolulu hawaiiOriginally from Japan, Satoshi Yamauchi is a furniture maker based in Honolulu, Hawaii with over 17 years of woodworking experience. Satoshi has been formally trained in furniture making in Hida, known for being a mecca for wood furniture in Japan. Satoshi’s approach to woodworking is about achieving a good balance of aesthetics, function, and durability. Choice of material, structure, design, and wood finish are all part of this perfect balance.






Marcia Yumi Lise

Furniture designer in honoluluConsultation is one of the first important steps in designing a furniture or cabinets. Marcia guides customers through conceptual ideas and design stages in order to reach a decision with the customers. Careful consultation means evolving design ideas to real plans and building a custom wood furniture that is what our customers really wants. For Marcia, fully understanding customers’ interior decor taste and needs is as important as incorporating professional knowledge and expertise.





Wood shop located in Kaka’ako, Honolulu

Our studio is located at 527 Cummins Street, Honolulu, right in the heart of Kaka’ako area. Visits are by appointment only. Please call us ahead of time before visiting us.


Furniture Maker in Kaka'ako

Satoshi Yamauchi wood furniture maker



A little bit of history

Hida Takayama, located in the Gifu Prefecture of Japan has a cultural tradition of wood chair production, which started around 1920. Since then, it has developed as a region for wood furniture manufacturing.

The building shown below is where Satoshi studied wood furniture building, the Gifu Academy of Forest Science and Culture, located in Gifu, Japan. Photo below on the right is where Satoshi trained and worked for over 6 years, a wood furniture business in Hida Takayama.



A little bit more about us

Custom made wood furniture by Satoshi Yamauchi

We are a Oahu, Hawaii based company specializing in custom wood furniture, cabinets and interior woodwork. We create one of a kind custom woodwork for customers who want more than what is offered in the market. All of our work is meticulously crafted from locally selected hardwoods.


Monkeypod wood table matched with metal legs. All handcrafted by furniture maker Satoshi Yamauchi in Honolulu, Hawaii.


Quality assurance ~the best of the best~

We provide the best of the best – the creme de la creme. Satoshi Yamauchi is the rare artisan who can really make a difference in furniture and cabinets. Every piece of furniture and cabinet is made with passion and an astonishing level of quality and precision.


Wood furniture maker in honolulu hawaii

Butterfly joint in a dining table


Careful consultation, design and carefully made furniture

Whether you need furniture or cabinets that fits right in with your new home or would like to spice up  your current home, we are happy to provide consultation and find the best interior solution for you. We pride ourselves for offering top services with attention detail.




Wood furniture maker in honolulu hawaii


Bespoke Dining Table made in Honolulu Hawaii by Satoshi Yamauchi


All types of wood furniture and cabinets

We provide custom woodwork for homeowners, interior designers, architects, and general contractors on Oahu, Hawaii. We build all kinds of custom wood furniture including entertainment centers, sofas, coffee tables, dining tables, chairs, desks, shelves, and bedroom furniture such as beds, bedside tables, bed benches, dressers, and closets. We also build kitchen cabinets, wood countertops, vanities, doors, windows, display cabinets, display tables, display racks, wood walls, and stairs.

Wood furniture maker in honolulu hawaii

Satoshi Yamauchi Furniture Maker based in Honolulu Hawaii




You can find our work at the following locations in Hawaii.