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Taylor Builder’s Edition 816ce

Taylor Builder’s Edition 816ce

Serial Number: 1203060095

Regular price $3,999.00 Sale


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Leading the way for our newly redesigned Grand Symphony body shape, the Builder’s Edition 816ce highlights the transformative Taylor design philosophy with lovingly crafted contours, an expansive acoustic tone, and player-focused enhancements. The ultimate playing experience begins with Indian rosewood back and sides paired with a Lutz spruce top, offering all the low-end warmth and sparkle you’d expect from the classic rosewood/spruce combination with additional bloom and resonance added by V-Class bracing. But this Builder’s Edition model truly shines in the details, starting with its most significant innovation: the soundport cutaway. Crafted to resemble a partial Florentine cutaway, the design keeps the guitar’s full back intact while still allowing easy access to the high-register frets. The additional soundhole adds a truly new dimension of acoustic sound, creating a wide-angle sound that would fit as well in a classical orchestra as it would a rock band or a fingerstyle solo act. 

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Weight: 4.8lbs

Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown

Year: 2020

SETUP & INSPECTED BY OUR LUTHIER

Finish: Silent Satin

Top Wood: Lutz Spruce

Back/Sides Wood: Indian Rosewood

Neck Wood: Tropical Mahogany

Scale Length: 24-7/8" 

Fingerboard Wood: West African Crelicam Ebony

Pickups: ES-2