Taylor 814ce

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814ce Sitka / Rosewood

Newly consolidated with the 814ce DLX, the flagship Grand Auditorium retains all of its sonic power with new features devoted to a smoother playing experience and updated aesthetics. In this 814ce, the classic tonewood combination of Indian rosewood and Sitka spruce still delivers its characteristic blend of warmth, low-end presence and high-range sparkle, elevated to new heights by V-Class bracing. Notes sustain longer, allowing rosewood’s rich overtones to bloom with more clarity than ever, and the advanced bracing scheme introduces greater power and tunefulness across the entire tonal spectrum for a rich and expressive sound. New features include a radius-style rosewood armrest and smoked nickel tuners, along with 800 Series standard appointments such as a smoky ebony fretboard sourced from Taylor’s Crelicam mill in Cameroon, maple binding, rosewood edge trim, an abalone rosette edged with rosewood, and mother-of-pearl Element fretboard and peghead inlays. The 814ce also includes a Venetian cutaway and our ES2 acoustic electronics, and ships in a deluxe hardshell case.

Highlights
Scale Length - 25-1/2"
Nut & Saddle - Black Tusq Nut, Micarta Saddle
Bracing - V-Class
Truss Rod Cover - West African Crelicam Ebony
Pickguard - Rosewood
Number of Frets - 20
Tuners - Smoked Nickel
Case - Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown
Strings - Elixir Phosphor Bronze Light
Body Length - 20"
Body Width - 16"
Body Depth - 4 5/8"
Body
Binding/Edge Treatment - Rock Maple
Top Finish - Gloss 4.5
Back Config - 2-piece No Wedge
Backstrap Finish - None
Rosette Size - Single Ring
Bridge Inlay - None
Back/Side Finish - Gloss 4.5
Armrest Binding - Radius, Indian Rosewood
Backstrap Wood - None
Rosette Mat. - Abalone
Stain/Sunburst - None
Wedge - None
Armrest - yes
Neck
Neck Width - 1-3/4"
Fretboard Inlay - Element
Fretboard Binding/Edge Treatment - Pale Non-Figured Maple
Heel Cap Binding - West African Crelicam Ebony
Type of Neck Joint - Taylor Neck
Neck/Heel - Tropical Mahogany
Fretboard Wood - West African Crelicam Ebony
Neck Finish - Satin
Heel Length - 3-1/2"
Peghead
Peghead Finish - Gloss
Peghead Binding - West African Crelicam Ebony
Peghead Type - Standard
Peghead Purfling - Maple
Headstock Overlay - West African Crelicam Ebony
Peghead Inlay - Element
Peghead Logo - Taylor Mother of Pearl
Other
Bridge Pins - West African Ebony with Green Abalone Dots
Buttons - Smoked Nickel
Fingerboard Ext - None
Edge Trim - Indian Rosewood



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