monkeypod

Custom monkeypod 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…

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Conference table made of local monkeypod wood

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″

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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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Monkeypod slab desk with metal legs

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.  

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Monkeypod x Walnut dining table

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…

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