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Taylor Guitars – K14ce Builder’s Edition Acoustic/Electric Guitar


Grand Auditorium

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This stunning Grand Auditorium from our new Builder’s Edition collection features Hawaiian koa back and sides paired with a torrefied Sitka spruce top. The guitar was inspired by our groundbreaking V-Class™ bracing, which boosts the volume evenly across the tonal spectrum, increases the sustain, and improves the natural intonation of the guitar by creating a more orderly response from the soundboard. The result is a more harmonious relationship between the notes you play, helping chords sing with cohesive beauty. Another design emphasis of Builder’s Edition is enhanced playing comfort in the form of ergonomic new body contours.

Details include a beveled armrest, beveled body edge treatment, and a reshaped cutaway that flows smoothly into the heel and incorporates a finger bevel where the cutaway meets the soundboard. This creates a more fluid path to the guitar’s upper-register notes for your fretting hand. Other refined touches include “silent” satin finish, which helps quiet the incidental noise against the guitar body, and a gorgeous new Kona burst that highlights the natural beauty of the figured koa back and sides. Inset koa/paua top and back trim adds a beautiful sparkle that complements the new Spring Vine fretboard inlay. In every way, this K14ce acoustic guitar embodies the ultimate player’s guitar and testifies to the benefits of innovative craftsmanship.

The JAMS Music Inspection Promise

All guitars purchased from JAMS Music will be inspected by Brian Hart, our Taylor Guitars Authorized Technician Service, in our Service Shop before shipping. All guitars will be tuned to E Standard and set per manufacture recommended tolerances. Any adjustments that may need to be performed upon arrival to its destination should be brought to your local authorized Service Shop.


Serial Number1109288024
Body TypeGrand Auditorium
Top WoodSolid Sitka Spruce
Back/Side WoodSolid Hawaiian Koa
ElectronicsExpression System® 2
Cutaway TypeBeveled Cutaway
Scale Length25-1/2"
Nut & SaddleBlack Graphite, Micarta saddle
Bracing TypeV-Class with Relief Rout
Truss Rod CoverWest African Ebony
Number Of Frets20
CaseTaylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown
Brand of StringsElixir Phosphor Bronze Medium
Body Length20"
Body Width16"
Body Depth4-5/8"
Binding/Edge TreatmentInset Koa/Paua
Top FinishSilent Satin
Back Config2 or 3 piece
Backstrap FinishNone
Rosette SizeSingle Ring
Bridge InlayNone
Back/Side FinishSilent Satin
Armrest BindingBeveled, inset Koa/Paua
Backstrap WoodNone
Rosette MaterialKoa/Fiber/Paua
Stain/SunburstKona Burst
Neck Width1-3/4"
Fretboard InlaySpring Vine
Fretboard Binding/Edge Treatment`West African Ebony
Heel Cap BindingWest African Ebony
Type of Neck JointTaylor NT Neck
Neck/HeelTropical Mahogany
Fretboard WoodWest African Ebony
Neck FinishSatin
Heel Length3-1/4"
Peghead Finish`Satin
Peghead BindingWest African Ebony
Peghead TypeStandard
Peghead PurflingKoa
Headstock OverlayWest African Ebony
Peghead InlaySpring Vine
Peghead LogoTaylor Mother of Pearl
Bridge PinsWest African Ebony with Abalone Dots
Fingerboard ExtentionNone
Edge TrimNone

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