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Taylor 214 Grand Auditorium Acoustic Guitar with Gig Bag

Unleash the Taylor tone you've always wanted with the Taylor 214 Grand Auditorium. Finely built and endlessly playable, the 214 is an outstanding value. (2) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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Features: What it does for you:
Grand Auditorium body shape Full bass and articulate highs; great for singers
Sitka spruce top Projects rich, crisp and responsive tone
Ebony fretboard Delivers strong high-midrange and crisp treble
Rosewood back and sides Warm tone with long sustain

Product Description

Taylor's layered Rosewood 200 Series models, of which the Taylor 214 is part of, hone in on the fundamentals of a great guitar-playing experience to give you clear, balanced tone and great intonation.

About Layered Rosewood

Like layered sapele, layered rosewood features a multi-piece construction, in this case with interior and exterior layers of beautiful Indian rosewood veneer separated by a middle filler layer. Though the tonal properties of a layered wood aren't as complex as solid wood, the construction method enables Taylor to offer attractive, durable instruments at a more inviting price. A solid spruce top and Taylor craftsmanship ensure a clear, balanced tonal response.

Taylor's Grand Auditorium Body Shape

Taylor's most popular and versatile body shape, the mid-size Grand Auditorium arrived in 1994 bearing refined proportions that fell between a Dreadnought and Grand Concert. While the bigger Dreadnought was traditionally considered a flatpicker's guitar and the smaller Grand Concert catered to fingerstylists, the GA was designed to deliver on both fronts. The shape produced an original acoustic voice that was big enough to handle medium-strength picking and strumming, yet with impressive balance across the tonal spectrum, especially in the midrange, producing clear, well-defined notes that suited both strumming and fingerstyle playing.

The GA's overall presence tracks well with other instruments both in a studio mix and on stage, and singer-songwriters have embraced its utility both for composing and traveling with one guitar. Many people want a single guitar that can cover a variety of styles, which is why the GA continues to be Taylor's bestselling shape. If you want a great all-purpose guitar, the multi-dimensional GA won't let you down.

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- Shape: Grand Auditorium
- Back/Side Wood: Layered Rosewood
- Top Wood: Solid Sitka Spruce
- Neck/Heel: Sapele
- Electronics: None
- Bracing: Forward Shifted Pattern
- Binding: White
- Fretboard Wood: Ebony
- Fretboard Inlay: 6mm Dots
- Headstock Overlay: Indian Rosewood
- Bridge Inlay: None
- Bridge Pins: Black
- Nut & Saddle: NuBone(R)
- Tuners Die-Cast: Chrome
- Truss Rod Cover: Indian Rosewood
- Back/Side Finish: Satin
- Top Finish: Gloss
- Neck Finish: Satin
- Cutaway: None
- Pickguard: Tortoise
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 18 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 49 x 22 x 9 in
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-943-6782
Customer Reviews
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Great Guitar"
Overall: I went from an Ovation to this and was amazed at how much better sounding and playing this was. Right out of the box I checked the neck, tuned it and checked the intonation. It was close on all aspects. I'll fine tune it when it's been played a little more but it had a great sound all around.It looks beautiful. The color of the would is rich. I'd recommend anyone in the market to take a look at a Taylor.
Style of Music: Folk
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