San Francisco-Centered Firm Builds Guitars From Recycled Skateboard Decks


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Nick Pourfard is 22-yr-aged artist, musician, and skateboarder at present combing his a number of skills into just one offer: guitars created from reclaimed skateboard decks. The San Francisco-primarily based industrial layout scholar taught himself woodworking to deal with the project which he branded as Prisma Guitars. Every single instrument is a hundred% handmade and composed of skateboards that have been utilised or damaged.

Recently, Pourfard experienced the honor of developing a piece for Steve Harris of Iron Maiden. Pourfard points out, “I took each individual element of his taking part in type and aesthetic into thing to consider. The bass has an off-white painted alder back with skate leading that includes colors as shut to West Ham as possible. I laser slash a customized mirror pickguard and certain the entire body in black and white to shell out homage to his typical unique bass.”

You can donate your own utilised or damaged skateboards to Pourfard prior to they make their way into a landfill right here. (by means of fubiz)

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