TAYLOR 814C

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1996 to 1998

The TAYLOR 814C had a single Floretine cut-away grand auditorium body shape. The top was solid spruce with three ply binding and a tortoise-shell style scratch plate and an abalone rosette around the circular soundhole. The back and sides were rosewood matching the rosewood veneer on the bound headstock. The 20 fret mahogany neck joins the body at the 14th fret and has snowflake inlays in its ebony fingerboard.

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General

Made inUSA
Binding3-stripe body-binding
Number of strings6 strings

Body

Body back materialrosewood body back
Body shape featuressingle cutaway
Body sides materialrosewood body sides
Body stylegrand auditorium style
Body top materialsitka spruce body top
Pickguard materialtortoiseshell pickguard
Soundhole rosetteabalone rosette
Soundholeround soundhole

Neck

Body fretNeck joins body at 14th fret
Headstock inlays or logospearl headstock inlay/logo
Neck jointset neck
Neck materialmahogany neck
Number of frets20 fret
Peghead (headstock)bound headstock
Tuner layoutthree-each-side

Hardware

Bridge pinsabalone dot pins
Bridgerosewood bridge

Fretboard

Fingerboard inlay materialpearl fingerboard inlay material
Fingerboard position markerssnowflake fingerboard position markers

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814C

^ Actually they were first made in 1996.

Fretboard

I have one and the fret board is ebony.