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Builder’s Edition 517

Punchy, warm and authentic, this Grand Pacific dreadnought hearkens back to the vintage sounds that first inspired many acoustic players. Available in natural or Wild Honey Burst finishes.

Justus West Plays the Builder’s Edition 517

Blending electric chops with a smooth, lyrical style that translates beautifully to an acoustic guitar, Justus West takes the 517 into new musical territory.

Mahogany Maestro

Mahogany topped with torrefied spruce, and voiced with V-Class bracing, makes mahogany’s dry, fundamental-strong sonic flavors more inspiring than ever.

Price: $3099.00 / Series: 500

Builder's Edition 517 Model Options

Variations include a choice between natural or Wild Honey Burst top finishes, with optional ES2 electronics available for rich plugged-in sound.

Builder’s Edition 517 - Special Features

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.