By Greg Cahill
An expansion of Taylor Guitar’s flagship 800 line, the Taylor 814ce Deluxe features a comfortable beveled armrest, Adirondack spruce bracing, Gotoh 510 tuners (with a 21:1 gear ratio for an ultra-smooth tuning experience), and other appointments.
This high-performance guitar can cover a mix of strumming, flatpicking and fingerstyle.
Premium details include maple binding and back strip, rosewood top edge trim, a rosewood pickguard, Taylor’s Element fretboard inlay in mother-of-pearl, a smoky ebony fretboard, and Expression System 2 acoustic electronics.
The guitar features a Venetian cutaway and includes a Taylor deluxe hardshell case