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712ce 12-Fret
Price: $4,098 US MSRP / Series: 700
712ce 12-Fret

This cutaway 12-fret Grand Concert delivers a playing experience that blends physical comfort with surprising warmth and tonal power for a compact body. The 12-fret neck-to-body relationship shifts the bridge position on the soundboard, where it articulates the top in a way that produces more midrange punch. The rosewood/Lutz spruce wood pairing yields a pleasing blend of sonic detail and dynamic range. The Grand Concert body makes for a clear, responsive voice that fingerstyle players will love, along with the hand-friendly 24-7/8-inch scale length. The compact body also keeps the overtones in check, making this a great choice for recording or the stage, especially with Taylor’s natural-sounding onboard ES2 acoustic electronics. Wood-rich appointments include Hawaiian koa binding, a herringbone-style rosette featuring Douglas fir with maple/black accents, and bias-cut Douglas fir top trim, while the “weathered brown” pickguard design complements the earthy color tones of the rosewood and wood trim.


Discover the features that make this guitar unique

Grand Concert


A smaller-bodied guitar ideally suited for fingerstyle.

Lutz Spruce

Top Woods

This natural hybrid of Sitka and White spruce also shares characteristics with Adirondack spruce, responding with power, richness and volume.

Indian Rosewood

Body Woods

The tonewood superstar. Popular, traditional, and versatile, Bob Taylor puts Indian rosewood among the greatest tonewoods ever.

Expression System® 2


The Expression System® 2 captures more of a guitar’s dynamic properties using a breakthrough behind-the-saddle design.

Venetian Cutaway


The Venetian cutaway is known for its soft, round lines.The sloping peak of the cutaway will vary depending on the shape of the guitar.


Additional Cost
Sitka Spruce Top
Cedar top (except GO & 12-strings)
Abalone dot bridge pins (set of 6)
Nut widths: 1 11/16" or 1 7/8" (except nylons and 12-frets)
Short-scale neck (except Nylons and GO shape)
Florentine cutaway (Substitute for Venetian)
Gotoh 510 Antique Gold tuners w/ black buttons per set of 6 (except 12-fret)
Gotoh 510 Antique Gold/Chrome per set of 6 (except 12-fret)
No Additional Cost
Lefty or lefty strung righty
Pickguard options (black, clear, tortoise, none)
No strap pin
Long Scale Package: 25-1/2” scale length, 1-11/16” nut width, standard neck profile, solid peghead (Dreadnought models only)
3-piece back
Taylor gold or chrome tuners (except slotted headstock)

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