|Where it all starts: Wood acclimating to San Diego's climate in sheds outside.|
|If it looks like your top was burned on the side, it was a|
a laser cutter that did it. Taylor used laser in many
|The rosette department-small and efficient. Three people|
work here gluing designs in your top.
|Computer controlled polisher.|
|Neck blocks with that distinctive Taylor bolt system|
|CNC machine cuts eight necks perfectly.|
|Our tour guide explains how braces are clamped to the|
top and backs of guitar with a vacuum jig.
|The Taylor designed 'automatic' side bending machines.|
|The Taylor body form-28lbs each. Our guide commented|
that the guys are 'really strong' in this dept. given that
they heft these side forms around many times a day!
|Noise cancellation overhead.|
|Chances are high that this woman installed the frets on|
your guitar. She is a consummate professional with an
eye for dead-on accuracy.
|Many bridges being glued on at once in the final|