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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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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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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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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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Koa slab table

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…

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