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814ce 2013

Price: Discontinued / Series: 800
814ce 2013

The flagship series of our acoustic/electric line traces back to Bob Taylor’s first rosewood guitars, which helped establish a modern acoustic guitar sound. The Grand Auditorium 814ce has long been a top seller for its versatility. Contemporary appointments on the 2013 edition include curly maple binding around the body, fretboard and peghead, a pearl fretboard inlay, an abalone rosette, and abalone dot bridge pins.

Legacy Model

The 814ce 2013 is not currently offered as a standard production model. There may be an authorized Taylor dealer with this instrument in stock. If you would like to inquire about the availability of this guitar, please contact your local Taylor dealer or call us at 1-800-943-6782 in North America. For customers outside North America, contact the international Taylor distributor in your country.


Discover the features that make this guitar unique

Grand Auditorium


Taylor’s signature shape embodies the ultimate all-purpose acoustic.

Sitka Spruce

Top Woods

The soundboard choice for most guitars, Sitka spruce produces a broad dynamic range and accommodates a versatile range of playing styles.

Indian Rosewood

Body Woods

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

Expression System®


The proprietary, all-magnetic acoustic guitar pickup/preamp works like a microphone to produce a pure signal and a warm, natural acoustic sound.

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
Adirondack Spruce Top
Brazilian rosewood back/sides
Tobacco Sunburst
Nut widths: 1 11/16" or 1 7/8" (except nylons and 12-frets)
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)
High Performance (HP) Package
Florentine cutaway except nylon (Substitute for Venetian)
No Additional Cost
Ebony Bridge pins
Pickguard Options (clear,none)
Lefty or lefty strung righty
Taylor gold tuners (set of 6)
No strap pin

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In Action

See the 814ce 2013 model in Action.
Maneli Jamal "Lucid Drawl"
Common Bluegrass Chord Progressions with Nate Savage
Standard Bluegrass Rhythm Fills w Nate Savage
Using Open Scales to Play Bluegrass w Nate Savage
Essential Blue Grass Patterns w Nate Savage
Shinedown "Unity"
Michael Williams "My Apology"
Talk About Taylor - Expression System - The Litmus Test
Mary McAdams "That Was Love" (Live)
The Constant Strumming Technique
Using Accents In Your Guitar Strumming
Developing Your Guitar Strumming Timing
Using Dynamics in Your Guitar Strumming
Javier Colon - Raise Your Hand (Live)
Javier Colon - As Long As We Got Love (Live with Rebecca Correia)
The Features - "Content" from A Trolley Show
Taylor Guitars at NAMM 2012
Javier Colon "As Long As We Got Love" with Natasha Bedingfield
Expression System
On the Road with Coheed & Cambria
Claudio Sanchez and Travis Stever
Coheed and Cambria "Welcome Home" (Live)
Coheed and Cambria "A Favor House Atlantic" (Live)
Coheed and Cambria "Blood Red Summer" (Live)