Premier Guitar was On Location in El Cajon, California, where we toured the Taylor Guitar factory, led by Bob Taylor. In addition to the video tour highlights below, you can read our inside account and see our photo tour here
Taylor Factory Tour, part one
In the first half of the tour, we begin where every guitar begins -- wood selection. Tops are cut with lasers and necks are readied for attachment.
Taylor Factory Tour, part two
The tour continues with the installation of braces, the sides are molded, binding is painstakingly applied, rough edges are sanded, finish is applied in a unique, efficient way, and Bob Taylor explains the guitars' electronics and neck connection.