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While living in Japan, I studied woodworking under a master of Edo Sashimono (traditional joinery). After moved to NYC, I worked as a design engineer for the high-end custom furniture market for sevral years.
In 2009, my wife and I added a baby boy to our family and I felt it was time to put my skills to use for the benefit of my child.
Now, as a new father, I enjoy watching my young son explore life surrounded by the products of my own design and craft: simple handmade wooden toys!
I spent a couple of years to develop my products and Noli Noli Handmade was officially established in May 2011.
Our toys have passed very rigorous quality testing both by my son and my friend's children. They are made of all natural wood, mostly local from the New York area or recycled from the local furniture businesses. “No finish, no paint, no worries” and best of all, Made in the…

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  • Born on May 6
  • Joined February 5, 2010

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wood, cherry, maple, walnut, zebra, beeswax, jojoba oil, cedar oil

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About

While living in Japan, I studied woodworking under a master of Edo Sashimono (traditional joinery). After moved to NYC, I worked as a design engineer for the high-end custom furniture market for sevral years.
In 2009, my wife and I added a baby boy to our family and I felt it was time to put my skills to use for the benefit of my child.
Now, as a new father, I enjoy watching my young son explore life surrounded by the products of my own design and craft: simple handmade wooden toys!
I spent a couple of years to develop my products and Noli Noli Handmade was officially established in May 2011.
Our toys have passed very rigorous quality testing both by my son and my friend's children. They are made of all natural wood, mostly local from the New York area or recycled from the local furniture businesses. “No finish, no paint, no worries” and best of all, Made in the USA. Please feel free to contact me regarding our toys.

We hope you enjoy our hand-made products!

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