Taylor Guitars - Academy 12e - 2024

Steve's Code: 53086
Barcode: 887766127543


Built with a solid spruce top and layered sapele back and sides, the compact, inviting Academy 12e offers an approachable playing experience for guitarists of all skill levels. The solid top serves up bold sound with plenty of projection, while the armrest carved into the lower bout makes for a more comfortable feel for your strumming arm. With the Taylor Neck, players will notice a slender profile that accommodates your fretting hand, making this a great choice for new learners. With built-in ES-B electronics for easy amplification and a padded gig bag for transportation, the Academy 12e is more than ready for the next step in your musical journey.


- Scale Length: 24-7/8"

- Pickguard: None

- Tuners: Chrome (100/200)

- Strings: D'Addario XS Coated Phosphor Bronze Light (.012 - .053)

- Body Width: 15"

- Nut & Saddle: Nubone Nut, Micarta Saddle

- Truss Rod Cover: Black Plastic

- Number of Frets: 20

- Case: Gig Bag

- Body Length: 19 1/2"

- Body Depth: 4 3/8"


- Back Config: Layered

- Rosette Size: Three Ring

- Back/Side Finish: Matte

- Backstrap Wood: None

- Stain/Sunburst: None

- Armrest: Yes

- Top Finish: Matte

- Backstrap Finish: None

- Bridge Inlay: None

- Armrest Binding: None

- Rosette Material: Baltic Birch

- Wedge: None


- Neck Width: 1-11/16"

- Fretboard Binding/Edge Treatment: None

- Type of Neck Joint: Scarf

- Fretboard Wood: West African Crelicam Ebony

- Heel Length: 3-1/2"

- Fretboard Inlay: 4mm Dot Italian Acrylic

- Heel Cap Binding: Black

- Neck/Heel: Maple

- Neck Finish: Matte


- Peghead Type: Standard

- Headstock Overlay: Copafera

- Peghead Logo: Plastic, White Rub-On Decal

- Peghead Binding: None

- Peghead Inlay: None


- Bridge Pins: Black

- Fingerboard Ext: None

- Buttons: Chrome

- Edge Trim: None