Taylor 356ce

12-String Steel-String Guitar

A powerful 12-string Grand Symphony, ideal for printing chords or picking.

Includes the legendary Taylor playability as well as patented Taylor ES-2 electronics with active volume, treble and bass controls.

  • 12-String
  • Body shape: Grand Symphony
  • Top: Sitka spruce, solid
  • Standard bracing with relief rout
  • Back & Sides: Sapele, solid
  • Neck: mahogany
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Small diamond inlays
  • 20 Frets
  • Scale: 648 mm
  • Nut width: 47.6 mm
  • Nut: TUSQ
  • Bridge: Micarta
  • Expression system 2 pickup
  • Taylor nickel machine heads
  • Black pickguard
  • Strings: Elixir Phosphor Bronze Light .010 - .047 (Article Nr: 357810)
  • Colour: Natural
  • Includes a brown Taylor deluxe hardshell case
  • Made in the USA

Note: Register your Taylor guitar to extend your warranty to 12 years.

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Further information

Design Grand Symphony
Top Spruce, Solid
Back and Sides Sapele, Solid
Cutaway Yes
Fretboard Ebony
Nut width in mm 47,60 mm
Frets 20
Pickup System Yes
Colour Natural
Incl. Case Yes
Incl. Gigbag No
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My first Taylor

Bianca Z., 28.12.2016
Actually, I wanted to buy a 12-string Takamine, which I had previously at a site visit. After the advice of Marco Heidenfelder I took various Taylor models in the hand and was immediately inspired by the sound and the good playability! To the pickup system ES-2 I have to get used to as an Ovation and Takamine guitarist only a little, but use the guitar mostly purely acoustically.
I particularly like the surfaces of the body and neck, both are matt and very pleasant to wear.
The guitar I have tuned down half a tone and use a 'Kyser Quick Change 12-String KG12B' that fits perfectly to the neck and does not leave any marks.
The neck and the strings are perfect for me. All other guitars I had to adjust and edit after the purchase. Unfortunately, Tayler does not have a guitar with a built-in tuner. Therefore, a star trigger with the features. Altogether, a great instrument, which anyone who is looking for a 12-string guitar should definitely try it out!
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