Handmade Furniture by WAKA WAKA

WAKA WAKA is a project by Shin Okuda. The project consists of everyday objects and furniture designed and made by hand. We love the use of baltic birch plywood and the angular edges of Okuda’s pieces. So brilliant! Here is a round-up of 15 pieces we’d love to have in our home. Keep reading to see them all…

  • Low Rider at Home 1 of 15
    Low Rider at Home
    These low desks and chairs can be pushed together to form a table. Made of Oak Plywood + Oak Dowel.
    See more here.
  • Maple Slab Dining Table 2 of 15
    Maple Slab Dining Table
    What dining table dreams are made of. This would make for a stunning addition to your abode.
    See more here.
  • Ladder Rack 3 of 15
    Ladder Rack
    Simple birch ladders in varying heights. I love how skinny and delicate they are.
    See more here.
  • Portable Triangle Book Cases 4 of 15
    Portable Triangle Book Cases
    How great are these? I love the color choices for these totable Douglas Fir Plywood cases.
    See more here.
  • Saw Horse Box Desk 5 of 15
    Saw Horse Box Desk
    Saw horses made of baltic birch are topped with custom-made boxes to create a desk.
    See more here.
  • Zig Zag Tables 6 of 15
    Zig Zag Tables
    Reclaimed douglas fir tables that can be arranged to make a multitude of shapes.
    See more here.
  • California Table 7 of 15
    California Table
    Stained baltic birch base by WAKA WAKA and stone top by Zachary Leener.
    See more here.
  • Clae Store 8 of 15
    Clae Store
    Nate Lentz + WAKA WAKA for Clae Store. This collaboration is so stunning.
    Read more here.
  • Bi-Level Bench 9 of 15
    Bi-Level Bench
    Douglas fir treated bench. Made for indoor/outdoor use.
    See more here.
  • Bookcase 10 of 15
    Stained baltic birch bookcase for a private residence. Lovely lines.
    See more here.
  • Getable 11 of 15
    A handcrafted installation for Iko Iko.
    See more here.
  • Leather Cut-out Stool 12 of 15
    Leather Cut-out Stool
    Baltic birch plywood and leather stool. Leather by Los Angeles Leathercraft.
    See more here.
  • Scallop Shelf 13 of 15
    Scallop Shelf
    This might be one of my favorite pieces. This scalloped beauty is made of maple plywood.
    See more here.
  • Triangle Compartment Shelf 14 of 15
    Triangle Compartment Shelf
    Castor wheels and baltic birch make up this shelving unit. The triangle shape is so unique.
    See more here.
  • Trapezoid Bookcase 15 of 15
    Trapezoid Bookcase
    Baltic birch plywood bookcase for a private residence. The angle on the side of the case is so cool.
    See more views here.

Visit WAKA WAKA’s tumblr for even more inspiration or to commission a piece.

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