The Armrest model featured here is one of 35 based on the GS series, a design Bob Taylor debuted in 2006. The detail work on the Indian rosewood armrest is based off the work of Canadian luthier Grit Laskin, designed to “offer players a guitar with the coolest, most complex binding treatment you can get on an acoustic,” says Bob Taylor. The model shown here has a sunset honeyburst finish on a Sitka spruce top with quilted maple back and sides and a Venetian cutaway. All the Armrest models have the tone-enhancing CV bracing described as giving the guitar top a sweeter spot. Other features include an abalone rosette, Gotoh tuners, a bone nut and saddle, and the Taylor Expression System pickup. The other Armrest models showcase different woods for back and sides—cocobolo, AA-grade Macassar ebony, and feathered walnut—and each have a Florentine cutaway instead of the Venetian.
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