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Taylor Academy 10 Acoustic Guitar Natural

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Created especially for new players to make the learning process sound great and feel great.

The Taylor Academy 10 dreadnought acoustic guitar delivers an easy playing experience for beginners while upholding Taylor's commitment to quality. With its comfortable contours and lightweight build, the Academy 10 invites you to pick it up and strum. The slightly shorter 24-7/8" scale length enhances playability, allowing for smooth fretting and chord changes. Quality tonewoods like a solid Sitka spruce top and layered sapele back and sides produce a balanced, articulate sound. The Academy Series bracing yields good volume and projection to reward the learning player. The precisely calibrated neck provides buttery smooth playability that will last a lifetime, thanks to Taylor's patented neck design. Genuine African ebony appointments add beauty. While designed for accessibility, the Academy 10 brings Taylor's attention to detail, using real tonewoods and optimized bracing patterns. Pick up the Academy 10 and enjoy Taylor quality and serviceability at an entry-level price.

Comfortable Contours Invite You to Play

The Academy 10's comfortable contours and smartly designed proportions make playing the guitar an inviting experience for beginners and smaller players. Taking design cues from Taylor's popular Big Baby model, the Academy 10 has a slightly smaller body footprint while retaining an adequate lower bout depth for balanced tone. The lightweight build and thoughtfully sculpted armrest provide enhanced comfort and accessibility for novice players. The Academy 10 feels natural to hold and easy to play, encouraging you to practice and progress on your musical journey.

Quality Tonewoods Produce a Rewarding Sound

Despite its accessible price point, the Academy 10 uses real tonewoods selected by Taylor's master guitar builders to deliver an authentic acoustic tone. The solid Sitka spruce top provides crisp articulation and balanced resonance across the tonal spectrum. Layered sapele back and sides add warmth and definition. Together, these premium tonewoods let the Academy 10 produce a focused, organic acoustic sound. The guitar rewards beginning players with the kind of tone you'd expect from a more expensive instrument. So you can enjoy the learning process and feel inspired to keep improving.

Precisely Calibrated Neck Enhances Playability

The Academy 10's neck design makes playing feel smooth and natural right away. Applying their patented neck technology, Taylor precisely calibrates each neck's pitch and angle to ensure optimal playability up and down the fingerboard. The 24-7/8" scale length shortens the strings slightly for easier fingering and chord changes. Genuine African ebony provides a smooth, sleek fingerboard. Combined with Taylor's detailed craftsmanship, the Academy 10's neck calibration and comfortable scale length allow for fluid, enjoyable playing.

Taylor Quality and Serviceability

While designed as an entry-level guitar, the Academy 10 delivers Taylor's commitment to quality, tonewood integrity and playability. It introduces beginners to the Taylor approach of continuous innovation to make playing guitar more rewarding. Should any adjustments be needed down the road, Taylor's comprehensive warranty and repair services have you covered. So you can focus on improving your skills, not maintaining your instrument. Pick up the Taylor Academy 10 and experience the Taylor difference as an aspirational guitarist.

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Academy 10 Acoustic Guitar Specifications:

  • Body type: Taylor Dreadnought 15/16th-Scale
  • Cutaway: No
  • Top wood: Solid Sitka Spruce
  • Back & sides: Layered Sapele
  • Bracing pattern: Academy Series Bracing
  • Body finish: Satin Varnish
  • Orientation: Right-Handed
  • Neck shape: Standard Taylor Profile
  • Nut width: 1-11/16" (42.8mm)
  • Fingerboard: Genuine African Ebony
  • Neck wood: Hard Rock Maple
  • Scale length: 24-7/8"
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Neck finish: Satin Varnish
  • Pickup/preamp: No
  • Headstock overlay: Copafera
  • Tuning machines: Chrome Tuners with Chrome Buttons
  • Bridge: Genuine African Ebony
  • Saddle & nut: Micarta "Wave" Saddle; NuBone Nut
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Special features: Elixir Phosphor-Bronze Medium Gauge Strings
  • Case: Deluxe Taylor Gig Bag
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: Mexico

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