Satoshi Yamauchi furniture maker based in Honolulu Hawaii

Satoshi Yamauchi

Posted on 11/15/2018
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Category: About, Furniture Honolulu, Local Hawaiian wood, Slab, Table, Woodworking

Satoshi Yamauchi furniture maker based in Honolulu Hawaii 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.     Satoshi yamauchi, maker of koa slab dining table  

Furniture maker, satoshi yamauchi, sitting at koa slab desk

Koa slab table

Posted on 11/14/2018
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Category: coffee table, Curly, Custom furniture, desk, Hawaii, Koa, Slab, Slabs

We made a couple of koa slab table tops to be used as desks. These will be shipped from Hawaii over to Oregon. These twin koa slabs are from the Big Island and showcase beautiful grain. The stress curls are truly amazing, starting right around where the trunk branches off. The voids of this table top was resin filled to provide a smooth surface making it suitable as a desk. The surfaces have been coated

George Nakashima Style Dining Table made in Honolulu Hawaii

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

Mortise and tenon joinery

This Tsugite Collection table features eight traditional mortise and tenon joints. No screws were used on the joinery. We designed this table with the hope that the design and finish conjure a calm sensation rooted in Japanese craftsmanship. This is a bar height table (H37″) and is made entirely of solid sapele wood. Two edges of the table top have been sculpted in the live edge style.  Finished with multiple coats of clear lacquer. No stain applied.

Honolulu made vanity

This is our custom monkeypod vanity built for a home in Diamond Head. It is an open style vanity made of local hawaiian monkyepod wood. The continuous grain running across horizontally catches the viewer’s attention. The countertop is also made of monkeypod wood. The entire vanity has been coated with a few coats of clear conversion varnish for superior protection. We were excited to be using this sleek Toto vessel sink. Very clean lines and