George Nakashima inspired table

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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Hawaiian Koa Slab Table

This exquisite Hawaiian koa slab table is made from 100% Big Island koa wood. The widest part of the table top measures 44″, narrowing down to 33″ on the opposite end. This wide koa slab is an extremely rare find. The base is inspired by the historically relevant George Nakashima’s table. The rounded leg posts and the arch make this table elegant. The arch helps create a durable structure, making it an extremely stable table. Photos…

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Koa slab dining table

This koa slab dining table was a very special project for us. The project started off by flying into the Big Island with our customers to choose a slab. We were astonished to find a beautiful koa slab. One that we will probably not come across so often, maybe never. Featuring the rounded leg posts and the subtle arch, the table base was designed with elegance. The arch and wedge help create an extremely durable…

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George Nakashima tribute tables

Satoshi Yamauchi recently made a couple of George Nakashima tribute dining tables. Both of these tables are made of walnut wood. These were handcrafted right here in Honolulu, Hawaii. In this article we are covering our handcrafted dining table with two posts on each end of the table (the table in the right picture). For details of the table on the left picture, click here to see more information on this dining table. This is…

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