Author: syd

Shota Yamaguchi make fine furniture and craft works in Austin, Texas. Although he works primarily with wood, he takes inspiration from many places and many media. Woodworking has always been a large part of his life. After high school, instead of taking the usual college route, he decided to pursue his passion and studied abroad in England where he learned the finer skills required in fine furniture making.

Targu Jiu Table

Targu Jiu Table

This project was a collaboration piece with Tim Cuppett Architects here in Austin, Texas. They approached me looking to create an elegant round pedestal table …

 

Fuller Desk – Rosewood

Fuller Desk – Rosewood

This client was referred to me from another client of mine that I had made a game table for. They are long time friends who …

 

Uchi Houston Host/Hostess Stand

Uchi Houston Host/Hostess Stand

I was approached by the company managing the highly acclaimed Uchi restaurants in Texas area for a revamp of the host and hostess stand there. …

 

Blaine desk & credenza

Blaine desk & credenza

 

Father and Sons’ Desks

Father and Sons’ Desks

My client approached me wanting to create a set of desks for himself and his two sons. They would be using the same office room …

 

HEX game table

HEX game table

My Client approached me wanting to create a game table for his family using his family Walnut that had been passed down the generation from …

 

Welder Console

Welder Console

My clients had been looking for years for a tv console to store all their media equipment in an elegant way. After countless frustrating hours …

 

Antique Oak Shelf

Antique Oak Shelf

At the same house that we recovered the old growth pine from (read the last post here), there were also nice solid white oak flooring. …

 

Ship Lap Island

Ship Lap Island

A real estate developer approached me with a challenge. He had an old 1930’s dilapidated home that was scheduled for demolishing, but he knew there …

 

Bi-Fold Credenza

Bi-Fold Credenza

This credenza came about from one of my past clients wanting a cabinet for storing and serving snacks when he has clients over. He wanted …