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Builder’s Edition 816ce

Immersive, high-fidelity, powerful—the reimagined Grand Symphony returns in a one-of-a-kind Builder’s Edition package that takes acoustic innovation to the next level.

Peter Sprague Plays the Builder’s Edition 816ce

A jazz player with an experimental, provocative style, Peter Sprague’s virtuosic licks bloom and breathe with the 816ce’s new soundport cutaway and revoiced architecture.

A 6-String Symphony

Rosewood and Lutz spruce, V-Class bracing, a soundport cutaway, light-gauge strings, and other design details unleash a uniquely expansive voice with an airy, orchestral flavor.

Price: $3999.00 / Series: 800
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Builder’s Edition 816ce - Special Features

Builder’s Edition 816ce Specs

V-Class bracing forms the backbone of this new Grand Symphony, which is detailed with stunning new inlays and player-friendly contours.

V-Class Bracing

Our revolutionary new sonic engine powers each Builder’s Edition guitar, reshaping the sound to produce more volume and sustain, with notes that are more in tune from top to bottom.

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The Builder’s Edition Collection

Each guitar in the Builder’s Edition family represents the peak of Taylor’s design philosophy: comfortable, inviting guitars with rich, robust tone and stunning aesthetics.