Whether you’re a seasoned player or a beginner learning your first chords, the Taylor 100 Series is a phenomenal instrument and an even better value. The Sapele 100 Series incorporates layered back and sides, which offer extra resilience to fluctuating climate conditions, and a slightly narrower 1 11/16-inch neck. The Wildwood Staff is convinced that, without a doubt, this is one of the best values available today. With it’s phenomenal playability and superb Taylor construction, the Taylor 100 Series are shockingly easy to play instruments that will motivate, inspire, and reward. Available with the fantastic ES-T® pickup, the 100 series is the ultimate entry level instrument and the perfect secondary instrument for alternative tunings. It’s no wonder the 100 Series is so popular!