Volume 79 / Spring/Summer 2014

Cover Story: The Expression System® 2
A behind-the-scenes - and the behind-the-saddle - look at our break-through piezo pickup design.

JOHNNYSWIM: The husband-wife duo’s powerful musical chemistry puts a brilliant shine on their new album, Diamonds.

The 2014 Spring Limiteds:  A burly baritone Dreadnought 320e and all-gloss 400s enjoy an upgrade to the ES2 pickup.

New Model Spotlight 150e: Andy Powers explains how Taylor’s latest design touches help articulate the unique tonal strengths of each body shape.

What is Wood&Steel?

Wood&Steel began as a desire of Taylor co-founders Bob Taylor and Kurt Listug to create an informative communication channel between the company and the people who buy our guitars. Since its summer 1994 debut, our quarterly “owners newsletter” has evolved from its grassroots beginnings into a robust publication that covers all things Taylor, taking readers inside the Taylor factory for the inside scoop on our latest guitar developments and out into the world to connect with Taylor players, dealers and others who make up the vibrant, extended Taylor community. From stories about sourcing wood to guitar care tips to Q&A’s with Bob, we strive to share our passion for making and playing great guitars and to chronicle yours.

Wood&Steel for Taylor Owners

Wood&Steel is direct-mailed (free of charge) only to Taylor owners in the U.S. and Canada (if you are a Taylor owner in either country and are not receiving Wood&Steel, see our Owner Registration page). Free copies also are available at authorized Taylor dealers around the world, and each issue is viewable online. There is no paid subscription service.



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