Dave Grohl’s Taylor 814-CE Acoustic Guitar

Dave was seen playing this guitar on a number of occasions in the early 2000s, most notably at the Bridge Benefit Concerts, and at the AT&T Acoustic Series gig.

Dave Grohl playing a Taylor 814-CE acoustic guitar.
Dave with the guitar during the AT&T acoustic gig.


The 814-CE is among Taylor’s top-of-the-line models. Dave’s guitar was made likely in the late 90s or 2000, and it differs a little when compared to the modern version. The newer models have different inlays, they often come with a small arm rest against the top edge.

The wood choice however remained the same. The 814-CE features a rosewood neck with an Ebony fretboard. The sides and the back of the body are mahogany, while the top is spruce.


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