Taylor have made some large strides in terms of responsible sourcing when it comes to the wood they use in their guitars, with their ebony project in Cameroon being particularly noteworthy. The 324ce Builder’s Edition Urban Ash is yet another step on this journey, with the back and sides of this guitar made from trees removed from populated areas due to weather or disease damage, public safety concerns, disruptive root systems, or simply because they’ve reached the end of their life cycle.
Taylor claim that Urban Ash share some characteristics with honduran mahogany So let’s have another listen to the guitar now and then join me afterwards for my thoughts……
This V-Class braced guitar features:
a solid mahogany top finished in Tobacco Kona Burst
Solid reclaimed Urban Ash back and sides
A mahogany neck with an ebony fingerboard, a scale length of 25.5 inches and a nut width of 1 and 3/4 inches
Special Builder’s Edition only features including Taylor’s ‘Silent Satin’ finish, a bevelled armrest and cutaway, a curved wing bridge, and chamfered body and fingerboard edges.
Taylors ES2 pickup system is included, the guitar ships in a Taylor case and has an RRP of £3239.
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