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Acoustic 700 Builder's Edition 717 WHB

Builder's Edition 717 WHB

6-String | Sitka Spruce Top | Indian Rosewood Back and Sides | Tropical Mahogany Neck | West African Crelicam Ebony Fretboard | No Electronics | Non-cutaway | Taylor Deluxe Hardshell-Western Floral Case

Series: 700 UPC: #00887766093855
$ 3,099USD
Responsibly Sourced Materials

Taylor is committed to ethical sourcing and the ongoing pursuit of greater sustainable practices.

Deluxe Hardshell Case Included

Protective and durable Deluxe Hardshell Case included at no extra charge.

Lifetime Warranty with Registration

Limited Lifetime Warranty (U.S./Canada) or Extended Warranty (Details)

Factory Expert Service & Support

Responsive customer service from factory experts trained to help you get the most out of your guitar.

  • Builder's Edition: the ultimate playing experience
  • Grand Pacific body produces clear low-end power
  • Torrefied spruce adds a dash of aged-in sweetness
  • V-Class bracing dials up more volume and sustain
  • Includes Wild Honey Burst finish and hardshell case
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Builder's Edition 717 WHB

One of a pair of Builder's Edition models that launched the Grand Pacific dreadnought body shape, the Builder's Edition 717 WHB boasts Indian rosewood back and sides with a torrefied spruce top. Together with the V-Class bracing inside, the all-solid tonewoods generate clear low-end power and chime-like trebles that blend together into a seasoned whole with plenty of volume and blooming sustain. A striking Wild Honey Burst color treatment treatment gives this model a classic look along with the noise-reducing Silent Satin finish. For comfort, players will appreciate the rounded body and fretboard edges, as well as the compound carve neck profile that lends this guitar a more accommodating, seamless feel. It ships with a hardshell case.


Grand Pacific

This round-shoulder dreadnought delivers a new flavor of warm, rich Taylor tone.

Indian Rosewood

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

Sitka Spruce

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

No Electronics

Whether you’re an acoustic purist or simply don’t need a pickup, we’ve got you covered.

V-Class Bracing

Our patented V-Class bracing is a revolutionary new pattern — a new sonic engine — that marks a major shift away from traditional steel-string bracing patterns. 



  • Scale Length 25-1/2"
  • Bracing V-Class Bracing
  • Pickguard None
  • Tuners Taylor Nickel
  • Strings Phosphor Bronze Medium
  • Body Width 16”
  • Nut & Saddle Black Graphite, Micarta saddle
  • Truss Rod Cover West African Crelicam Ebony
  • Number of Frets 20
  • Case Taylor Deluxe Hardshell-Western Floral
  • Body Length 20”
  • Body Depth 4 5/8"

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