Furniture Maker

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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Satoshi Yamauchi

Satoshi Yamauchi is a custom 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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New tsugite collection dining table

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.…

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Custom dining table

Here is an example of our recent custom dining tables. All of our tables are made by furniture maker, Satoshi Yamauchi himself. Designed to the size and style the customer desires, all of our tables are made to order. From traditional joinery table to contemporary metal and wood table, we cover a wide range of design styles. Our tables start at about $3,500 depending on size, design and chosen wood/slab. Mahalo for looking!  

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Interview with Satoshi and Marcia

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!   Interviewer: How did you come to found Satoshi Yamauchi Woodworks? Satoshi: My wife and I founded the company in 2012, shortly after we moved to Hawaii from Japan. I have always wanted to own my company building custom furniture.…

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