Satoshi Yamauchi, Furniture Maker

Satoshi Yamauchi is a furniture maker based in Honolulu, Hawaii with over 18 years of woodworking experience. Satoshi, originally from Japan, is a passionate and meticulous artisan whose state-of-the-art furniture is one of the finest on the island. He makes custom dining tables, coffee tables, custom natural edge slab tables, slab tables, bookcases, beds and more. Satosih’s focus and love of the craft is reflected in every aspect of his creations, from the joints to the…

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Monkeypod slab counters

Here is a pair of monkeypod slab counters we custom built for an office in downtown Honolulu. These monkeypod slabs showcase beautiful ribbon grains and live edge. The long counter measured just over 10 feet and the smaller counter a little over 3 feet at a thickness of 1-3/4″. Like all of our monkeypod furniture, these monkeypod were milled from locally grown Hawaiian monkeypod trees. Both counters from the very same log for matching colors…

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Bookmatched walnut table with ebony butterflies

A bookmatched walnut slab dining table featuring ebony butterfly joints. This table showcases beautiful Japanese joinery on the table top as well as the base. The table top is made of bookmatched claro walnut slabs from the state of Oregon. The base design was inspired by the famous George Nakashima’s Conoid Table. Measuring at L72″ W40″ H29-1/2″, it seats 4 to 6 people. It may be hard to see from the photos but these are…

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Live edge monkeypod slab desk

This is our latest live edge monkeypod slab desk. We decided to go with stainless hairpin legs to allow the monkeypod slab to be main character of this furniture. The three legged stainless legs make this a unique piece of office and study desk. The monkeypod was reclaimed over in the north shore of Oahu in the state of Hawaii. Handcrafted carefully by Satoshi Yamauchi. We hope that this handcrafted desk allows its new owner…

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Koa slab and resin coffee table

This koa slab coffee table was matched with a glass-like resin leg to give it a unique design. The big island koa slab measures nearly 4 feet at its widest point and 72″ long. One end of the coffee table is a waterfall leg showing off its continuous wood grain and the other end of the coffee table is a grey transparent casted resin leg. All handmade by maker, Satoshi Yamauchi in Honolulu.  

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