Taylors flagship Grand Auditorium now boasts even more sonic delights with the addition of our groundbreaking V-Class bracing architecture. The classic tonewood combination of Indian rosewood and Sitka spruce still delivers its characteristic blend of warmth, low-end presence, and high-range sparkle, but V-Class bracing elevates that tone to new heights. 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. Standout material features include 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.
Bracing - V-Class
Binding/Edge Treatment - Pale Non-Figured Maple
Top Finish - Gloss 4.5
Back Config - 2-piece No Wedge
Backstrap Finish - None
Rosette Size - 2014 800 Series
Back/Side Finish - Gloss 4.5
Rosette Mat. - Abalone
Body Length - 20"
Body Width - 16"
Body Depth - 4 5/8"
Scale Length - 25-1/2"
Number of Frets - 20
Neck Width - 1-3/4"
Fretboard Inlay - Element
Fretboard Binding/Edge Treatment - West African Crelicam Ebony
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"
Truss Rod Cover - West African Crelicam Ebony
Tuners - Taylor Nickel
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
Nut & Saddle - Black Graphite, Micarta saddle
Pickguard - Rosewood
Bridge Pins - West African Ebony with Abalone Dots
Buttons - Nickel
Edge Trim - Indian Rosewood
Case - Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown
*Models are subject to change without notice*
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