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Project by captferd posted 02-20-2013 12:53 AM 1810 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Always been a big fan of Pink Floyd and guitars. Also after years of painting cars and furniture I wanted to take it to a new level and try out some airbrushing and this is what I came up with. This project took me about 200 hours to complete. The artwork of the Schoolmaster was painted time and time again on paper until I was confident enough to spray it on the guitar. The finish on the base is a water base urethane and the neck is the traditional lacquer. Hope you enjoy the post.

-- CaptFerd

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#1 posted 02-20-2013 01:11 AM

Now that is some talent….. Great work, love this project…. I would hate to use this its so nice.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 02-20-2013 01:28 AM

Yuup – nailed it!

-- Richard D. Wile,

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 02-20-2013 01:35 AM

Looks awesome. Would love to play it.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

#4 posted 02-20-2013 02:03 AM

Great Job on this building a guitar is something I am going to do this year some time already build a body.

-- (L an D Woodworks)

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#5 posted 02-20-2013 02:15 AM

Thanks guys. Hey Monte, Id love to play it too. I can tune them and strum mabe 5 notes thats it.

-- CaptFerd

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#6 posted 02-20-2013 10:56 PM

That is AWESOME!

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#7 posted 02-20-2013 11:49 PM

Oh, baby – coolest guitar paint job I have laid eyes on! Nice going – if you get tired of lit lemme know and I will relieve you – just ship it on over.


-- “I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” Pablo Picasso

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#8 posted 02-21-2013 08:41 AM

Thanks Tom , will keep that in mind.

-- CaptFerd

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#9 posted 02-21-2013 01:29 PM

Looks good capt…..still enjoying that new dust collector ?


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#10 posted 02-21-2013 04:43 PM

Awesome! As a guitar player and HUGE Pink Floyd fan I fell in love with at first sight!

-- David

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#11 posted 02-21-2013 04:47 PM

Beautiful work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#12 posted 02-21-2013 09:04 PM

Thanks all for your comments. Steve- the dust collector is a dream machine. No where near the mess and hassle of the old jet bagger. The shop stays alot cleaner. remote is so handy, just cant say enough. Thanks.

-- CaptFerd

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#13 posted 01-29-2014 06:26 PM

Wow! My son would love that guitar. That is a pro’s job.

-- Jose

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#14 posted 01-29-2014 09:13 PM

Thank you Jose.

-- CaptFerd

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