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A Premium Taylor with an Imaginative Design

The Taylor 816ce Builder’s Edition acoustic-electric guitar pairs a distinctive body design with an immaculate sound for the ultimate playing experience. Built around Taylor’s innovative V-Class bracing, this Grand Symphony-sized guitar produces a rich and airy orchestral tone with incredible detail, resonance, and projection, supported by an Indian rosewood back and sides and a crisp Lutz spruce top. The 816ce Builder’s Edition’s eye-catching look derives from its chamfered body and fretboard edges, satin finish, and scooped, treble-side soundport cutaway, which gives access to the upper frets without diminishing tone. Cutting-edge Taylor Expression System 2 electronics provide a clear and accurate amplified sound along with feedback control for an ideal gigging instrument. Guitarists at Sweetwater were more than impressed when they picked up the 816ce Builder’s Edition — a premium acoustic made to be treasured.


Tech Specs

  • String Type:Steel
  • Number of Strings:6
  • Body Shape:Grand Symphony with Scooped Cutaway
  • Left-/Right-handed:Right-handed
  • Color:Natural
  • Finish:Silent Satin
  • Top Wood:Lutz Spruce
  • Back & Sides Wood:Indian Rosewood
  • Body Bracing:V-Class
  • Binding:Rock Maple
  • Neck Wood:Tropical Mahogany
  • Fingerboard Material:West African Ebony
  • Fingerboard Inlay:Windansea
  • Number of Frets:20
  • Scale Length:24.8"
  • Tuning Machines:Gotoh
  • Bridge Material:Ebony
  • Nut/Saddle Material:Tusq/Micarta
  • Nut Width:1.75"
  • Electronics:ES-2
  • Strings:Elixir Phosphor Bronze Lights
  • Case Included:Western Floral Hardshell Case

Taylor 816ce Builder's Edition

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