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Redwood Burl Wood Phone Case, All Models

Note--for all i13 models...iʻm waiting to get the blanks (Sept 21)...they should get here late next week and then I need to program all the cuts and get them perfect.  Should take a day or so to start shipping once they are in hand. 


Staring at Koa all day, while magical, does get a bit old sometimes. California Redwood burl is one of my favorites...and we just so happen to have some amazing pieces floating around the shop.  We certainly have to thank Mother Nature for these remarkable wooden phone cases. Sure we've been busy sanding, polishing and cutting, but She's spent decades growing the burl knobs on the Redwood trees.  The result of our combined efforts is a one of a kind, handmade wooden case that literally brings a bit of the forest home to you.

  • Slim case design (all the protection, none of the bulk)
  • Sustainably Harvested burl from California (no need to feel guilty here)
  • Drop tested and approved (we're like drunken sailors around the shop)
  • Protection for all sides (with front lip to protect the screen when laid flat)
  • Made in Hawaii (yes that's still considered made in the USA) 
  • Naturally finished so the oils from your hands over time seal in the wood.

We are proud to say our wood iPhone cases are carried in over 50 stores throughout the Hawaiian Islands.  We use only the most beautiful (and expensive) burl redwood which I personally sand, etch, cut and assemble.  The cases are a combination of hard plastic backer and soft TPU sides which will bounce when dropped...we don't recommend testing that although we're pretty sure you'll find out eventually. All this work to create a one of a kind reminder of the Redwoods.



...sure it's amazing looking but that's just the start of it's story.  We source our Koa from fallen or dying trees from private ranches on the Big Island of Hawaii. The curly grain pattern is the most rare and expensive and we use only the most beautiful (and therefore expensive). The current log we are using cost more than my truck...and it's a pretty nice truck. I personally hand sand, finish, etch, cut, ink and assemble all the cases going out of our shop.  Hopefully this year I learn to delegate.  

but How bout the Case???

Last year I personally made over seven thousand phone cases...that's not a typo. During those efforts, I've  learned a few things more than how to relieve aching finger pain and the marvels of watching Netflix into the wee hours of the morning. I found the case that everybody's not too thick, plenty of bounce if dropped, gripies (that's the technical term) on  the side, and a protective lip for the front side. It's everything you need and nothing you don't.

Still need more info? That away to be thorough!

Check out the video below. The islands are calling...answer already. No really, this is all I got.  It's time to pull the trigger.

Customer Reviews

Based on 544 reviews
Sharon Higgins (Chico, US)
Loved it! Great service.

Easy to do business with.

Steve Mann (Eugene, US)
Pono cases are the best

This is my third phone I'd had a Pono case on, and they are absolutely my favorite cases. Brett has an amazing product, and stands behind it with awesome customer service. He took the time to contact us to let us know the 13 case molds were running behind due to arriving late and some planned (and well deserved vacation) and offered several more than fair options. Frankly we were fine waiting because the product is so good and we want to support a small local business like his.

The cases themselves are easy to grip, slim, light, and beautiful. I have a similar case from a different company that also makes beautiful wood cases, but the case just doesn't compare, it's less comfortable and bulkier, so I'd choose the Pono case every time.

Juan Ribot (Fort Lauderdale, US)
PonoWoodworks brings me home

All my experiences with Pomo are righteous. Care, Quality, and Aloha Spirit is always there. You guys have good Mana.
Juan Ribot

Nancy Harrison (New Port Richey, US)

Great product

Robin Guthrie (Tualatin, US)

I'm very pleased with this Koa wood phone case. I am sending it to a dear friend , and will let you know how he likes it! But to me it's beautiful!
Can't wait until he receives it!

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