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The 2019 Taylor Holiday Guide

Discover stunning gifts for every budget, with guitar recommendations, new accessories, and more.
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High on the ’Hog: Introducing the 327e

Our first hardwood-top Grand Pacific pairs mahogany with blackwood and serves up a warm, soulful personality.
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One Shape, Three Sounds

Discover the Grand Pacific round-shoulder dreadnought in three inspiring tonewood combinations.
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Featured Models: A Guitar for Every Style

From the Grand Pacific round-shoulder dreadnought to nylon-string models and V-Class-equipped Grand Auditorium guitars, it’s easy to find your inspiration in the Taylor lineup.

Academy 12e-N






Baby Taylor






Fall Limited Edition Guitars

A diverse quarter of Grand Auditorium models offers fresh tonewood pairings and aesthetic options, including blackheart sassafras and figured ovangkol.

814ce LTD


514ce LTD


512ce 12-Fret LTD


GS Mini-e Bass

Two flavors of our portable, practical small-scale acoustic bass offer punchy tone in a compact frame, perfect for jam sessions, songwriting, recording, and simply making music on the couch.

Taylor Events

Want to see this year’s guitars in action? Come to a New Model Showcase or Taylor Road Show, hosted at Taylor dealers around the country.

Subscribe to the Taylor From the Factory Podcast

Featuring interviews with artists, Taylor factory experts, and members of the music-making community, our From the Factory Podcast is your window into the world of Taylor Guitars.

Find Your Next Guitar

Browse, compare and explore the Taylor acoustic line

Browse Guitars

Find guitars by shape, woods, series and more

Compare Guitars

Compare guitar videos & specs head-to-head

The Taylor Line

Start here for an easy overview of our acoustic line

Acoustic Guitar Buying Guide

Discover the perfect acoustic guitar for you

About Taylor Guitars

Taylor Guitars was founded in 1974 by Bob Taylor and Kurt Listug, and has grown into the leading global builder of premium acoustic guitars. Renowned for blending modern, innovative manufacturing techniques with a master craftsman's attention to detail, Taylor acoustic guitars are widely considered among the best-sounding and easiest to play in the world. The company is a pioneer in the use of computer mills, lasers and other high-tech tools and proprietary machinery, and today, Bob Taylor is widely recognized throughout the musical instrument industry as the visionary acoustic guitar manufacturer.

Our site has a wealth of information about what goes into making a Taylor guitar and how to make this very important decision. We have guides for how to find the right fit for you. Learn about the subtle differences in shapes and styles. Delve into different types of woods and construction, which are vital to the flavor and tone of an acoustic. Explore the Taylor line by series to find the look and style you want for your instrument.

Every guitar player needs a great acoustic guitar – or several – in their collection. Finding the right acoustic guitar for you can be a daunting process even for the most seasoned player. If you are new to shopping for guitars, then it is even more critical that you learn all you can before you make your first purchase. If your first acoustic guitar is not the appropriate choice for you, then it can dramatically reduce the enjoyment you will get out of your instrument. If you are a new guitar player, the wrong guitar can be downright discouraging. You want a guitar that fits you, is effortless to play, and has the rich, beautiful tone you love to make it the instrument you dream of playing hour after hour.

A free, guided tour of the Taylor factory is given every Monday through Friday at 1 p.m. (excluding holidays). Groups of 10 or more guests are required to make a reservation to guarantee space on the tour. Please contact us to schedule a tour for your group.

The Taylor Guitars factory tour takes guests through the steps of acoustic guitar construction. From wood selection to final assembly, guests will experience each process as a guitar evolves from raw wood into a finished instrument. You will also have an opportunity to visit the TaylorWare store. Here you will find everything for the Taylor fan, from apparel to gift items to replacement guitar parts. The tour lasts approximately one hour and 15 minutes and departs from the main building at 1980 Gillespie Way in El Cajon, California.