While there are plenty of upcycled designs that can be made from discarded skateboard decks, a custom handmade guitar isn’t necessarily the first possibility that comes to mind. Yet for 22 year old self-taught woodworker and industrial design student Nick Pourfard, combining his passions for both music and skateboarding was a no-brainer.

Based out of San Franscisco, the talented student entrepreneur builds all of the guitars under his Prisma Guitars brand by hand using nothing but used and abused skate decks that he combines and stacks to create a workable, multi-colored medium.

Because of the nature of the product, each and every guitar is unique and custom built with prices starting at $2500. Perhaps the best part about the company is that they’ll even make a guitar out of your own supply of used skate decks in the case that you’ve been collecting them over the years:










Find out more by heading over to Prisma Guitars.


Simon is a Brooklyn-based industrial designer and Managing Editor of EVD Media. When he finds the time to design, his focus is on helping startups develop branding and design solutions to realize their product design vision. In addition to his work at Nike and various other clients, he is the main reason anything gets done at EvD Media. He once wrestled an Alaskan alligator buzzard to the ground with his bare hands… to rescue Josh.