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Werk Arts in the News

barret werk, owner of werk arts, shows his handmade bamboo bicycle frame at his shop in honolulu

Jan. 27, 2017 Pacific Business News feature: Framing Out His Own Business

"For me, my business grew organically and one step led to the next, and that's why I feel good about where I am now."
Barret Werk of werk arts rides a bamboo bike he made in Honolulu, Featured in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Sept. 20, 2016 Honolulu Star-Advertiser Features: Hawaii Woodworker Makes Sleek, Tough Bicycles Out of Bamboo

"In the loft of the barnlike artists’ cooperative in Kakaako that houses his studio, Werk Arts, Barret Werk was making a bike frame out of Oahu-grown bamboo. As he described how he connected the pieces, first scraping them clean and then cutting them to match the metal joints, it summoned memories of anatomy class: The long, hollow stalks had the look of old bones."
werk arts featured products made of sustainable materials including, signature stool, bamboo bike, mango yoga blocks and coffee table, monkeypod chopping blocks
Dec. 2016 Green Magazine: Handmade Sustainable Products Spread

"Barret Werk, owner of Werk Arts, combines form and function to create wood and bamboo furniture, accessories and custom bike frames."



GET IN TOUCH
(808) 721-9375 - barret@werkarts.com
By appointment: 527 Cummins St. Honolulu, HI 96814

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Barret Werk in Honolulu, HI on Houzz
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