The renowned 814ce from Taylor Guitars has long held its place as the pinnacle acoustic-electric guitar in their lineup, cherished for its harmonious tones, ergonomic design, and versatile musicality. Taylor Guitars is excited to introduce the next iteration of this iconic instrument: the Builder's Edition 814ce. In crafting this model, Taylor has retained the solid Indian rosewood back and sides, coupling them with a four-piece Adirondack spruce top, creating a captivating fusion of deep bass resonance, crisp treble articulation, and impressive projection. Enhanced by Taylor's innovative V-Class bracing, this guitar delivers an enhanced spectrum of harmonics and prolonged sustain, satisfying the discerning ears of musicians. Comfort has been prioritized with features like a contoured armrest, a sleek cutaway, and subtle body shaping, all contributing to the Grand Auditorium body's inviting feel. Visually, the guitar boasts a stunning full-body gloss finish and a captivating Kona burst on the back and sides, ensuring its aesthetic allure matches its sonic excellence. Whether musicians seek a versatile workhorse for any musical endeavor or a cherished addition to their collection, the Builder's Edition 814ce stands as a testament to Taylor Guitars' craftsmanship and innovation, embodying the essence of the brand like never before.

Overview
  • Solid Indian rosewood for warm response and lush overtones
  • Adirondack spruce top for unmatched volume and power
  • Beveled armrest and cutaway for enhanced playability
  • All-gloss finish with Kona edgeburst for back/sides
  • Includes ES2 electronics and deluxe hardshell case

Highlights

  • Orientation: Right Handed
  • Bracing System: V-Class Bracing
  • Cutaway: Beveled Cutaway
  • Electronics: Expression System® 2
  • Case/Bag: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown

Body

  • Top Wood: Adirondack Spruce
  • Back Configuration: 2-piece No Wedge
  • Body Binding: Rock Maple
  • Top Finish: Gloss
  • Back/Side Finish: Gloss

Neck 

  • Neck Wood: Neo-Tropical Mahogany
  • Fretboard Wood: West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Fretboard Inlay: Element
  • Fretboard Binding: West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Neck Finish: Satin

Peghead

  • Scale Length: 25-1/2"
  • Peghead Inlay: Element
  • Peghead Type: Paddle, Standard
  • Peghead Binding: West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Peghead Finish: Satin

Other

  • Bridge: West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Nut & Saddle: Tusq Nut, Micarta Saddle
  • Bridge Pins: West African Ebony with Green Abalone Dots
  • Strings: D'Addario XS Coated Phosphor Bronze Light (.012 - .053)
  • Pickguard: Indian Rosewood
  • Tuners: Gotoh

ConditionBrand New (New)
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Brand
Model
  • Builder's Edition 814ce
Categories
Pickup
  • Internal Piezo Pickup
String Type
  • Steel
Series
  • Taylor 800 Series
  • Taylor Builder's Edition
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Active Preamp
  • Yes
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Wood Top Style
  • Plain
Model Family
  • Taylor 814
Back Material
  • Rosewood
Sides Material
  • Rosewood
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Top Material
  • Spruce
Fretboard Material
  • Ebony
Color Family
  • Tan
  • Natural
Scale Length
  • 25.5"
Body Shape
  • Grand Auditorium
Model Sub-Family
  • Taylor 814ce
Number of Frets
  • 20

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