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Interview with Satoshi and Marcia

Posted on 08/14/2018
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Category: Furniture Maker, Hawaii, honolulu, Interview

There is a selection of questions and answers from a recent interview with Satoshi and Marcia. It may be of particular interest to those looking to start a creative business. Hope you enjoy the dialogue! Interview with custom furniture maker in honolulu   Interviewer: How did you come to found Satoshi Yamauchi Woodworks? Satoshi: My wife and I founded the company in 2012, shortly after we moved

Conference table made of monkeypod slab and metal legs

Here is our monkeypod slab conference table matched with black steel legs. It was made for a client in Belgium, Europe. The monkeypod slab comes from the north shore on the island of Oahu and it was finished with a semi gloss lacquer. The steel loop legs were powder coated in Satin Black. Size: L 98″ x D30″-60″ x H30″ Conference table made of monkeypod slab and metal legs

Slab details of monkeypod table

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. Slab details of monkeypod table

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Furniture maker in Honolulu

Honolulu based furniture maker

Posted on 06/15/2018
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Category: Furniture Hawaii, Furniture Honolulu, honolulu

Satoshi Yamauchi was born in Ibaragi, Japan. He currently resides in Honolulu, Hawaii, with his wife, Marcia and son, Leo. Satoshi started his career making wooden furniture for a furniture manufacturing business consisting of around 10 furniture makers. The time spent there gave Satoshi extensive experience in both commercial and custom furniture making. To widen his experience and knowledge, he then worked for a sofa manufacturer gaining a background in upholstery. Satoshi’s influences as a

Dining table set made of hawaii grown monkey pod wood

This kitchen dining table stands 30″ tall, 98″ long , and 36″ inches wide. Made with solid hawaiian monkeypod and walnut wood. The monkeypod top measures 1-3/4″ thick giving it a nice and substantial look. The two long edges of the table top have a natural curvy finish for organic feel. The loop legs are made of solid walnut wood, which is a great alternative to metal legs. The wooden table legs give a warm