Taylor Builder's Edition 814ce Acoustic-Electric Guitar (with Deluxe Hardshell Case)

Get the top-of-the-line treatment! The Taylor Builder's Edition 814ce features an Adirondack spruce top, rosewood back and sides, and V-class bracing.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Adirondack spruce top Dynamic tone with a loud, clear sound
Rosewood back and sides Warm tone with long sustain
V-Class bracing V-shaped design; excellent projection and sustain
Ebony fretboard and bridge Clear definition and snappy response

The Builder's Edition 814ce Grand Auditorium from Taylor is both visually and sonically stunning with elegant features that will appeal to enthusiasts, collectors, and wood lovers alike. The premium features on this flagship model redefine the ultimate acoustic electric guitar. The Grand Auditorium body shape is Taylor's most versatile body shape, making in an excellent choice for light to moderate strumming and fingerstyle players as well. Indian Rosewood is known for strong bass response and clear top end with a slightly scooped midrange.

Add in the Adirondack Spruce top and you get an incredibly versatile guitar that has a greater headroom and power with more dynamic range. Premium builder's edition appointments include ultra-thin gloss finish, beveled armrest and cutaway, chamfered body and neck edge treatment, Gotoh 21:1 antique gold tuning machines, curved wing bridge, and element mother of pearl peghead and fretboard inlays. The Builder's Edition 814ce comes equipped with stage and recording ready ES2 active electronics and ships in a deluxe hard shell case.


- Grand Auditorium Body Shape
- Indian Rosewood back and sides
- Adirondack Spruce top
- V Class Bracing
- Expression System 2 Electronics
- Beveled armrest

- Scale Length: 25 1/2 inches
- Nut & Saddle: Black Tusq nut, White Micarta saddle
- Bracing: V Class
- Truss Rod Cover: West African Ebony
- Number of Frets: 20
- Tuners: Gotoh Gold 510 antique gold
- Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown
- Brand of Strings: Elixir Phosphor Bronze Light Gauge
- Top Finish: Gloss
- Back/Sides Finish: Gloss
- Rosette Material: Abalone Shell
- Neck Width: 1-3/4 inches
- Fretboard Inlay: Element mother of pearl
- Fretboard Binding/Edge Treatment: Chamfered edge
- Heel Cap Binding: West African Ebony
- Type of Neck Joint: The Taylor Neck
- Neck/Heel: Tropical Mahogany
- Fretboard Wood: West African Ebony
- Bridge: West African Ebony in curve wing
- Neck Finish: Satin
- Peghead Finish: Satin
- Peghead Type: Standard
- Headstock Overlay: West African Ebony
- Peghead Inlay: Element mother of pearl
- Peghead Logo: Mother of Pearl
- Bridge Pins: West African Ebony with green abalone dots
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 22 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 47 x 21 x 9 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): BE 814ce

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-943-6782


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