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Taylor Guitars Academy 10 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar

The Academy 10 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar is an affordable steel-string acoustic Dreadnought with great tone, playability, and all the quality you've come to expect from Taylor Guitars.


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One of the biggest reasons budding guitarists lose interest in learning and playing the guitar is due to the lack of quality, playability and sound of many entry-level instruments. Keeping this in mind, Taylor is proud to introduce the Academy Series of instruments, which gives students and beginners an affordable instrument that doesn't sacrifice in quality, playability and tone. Making a Taylor guitar more accessible than ever before, the Academy Series was developed with the novice guitarist in mind, but is equally suited for seasoned players that are looking for a budget-friendly option. Each Academy Series model boasts Taylor's signature sleek, hand-friendly necks, a comfortable armrest, great sound, and Taylor-quality construction.

Ideal for strummers and flatpickers on a budget, the Academy 10 A10 features a big-voiced Dreadnought body that's made from layered sapele back & sides with a solid Sitka spruce top to produce warm lows and a nice top-end punch. The A10e also features an ergonomic armrest, which offers an ultra-comfortable playing experience while adding an elegant look. The sapele neck offers an outstanding playing feel thanks to its slim profile design, shorter 24-7/8" scale length, narrower 1-11/16" nut width, low action, and light gauge strings. Comes complete with lightweight gig bag.

Get your Taylor Academy 10 Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash Direct with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

⚠️This product can expose you to chemicals including Lead, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information visit www.P65warnings.ca.gov.

Things You Will Get:

  • Acoustic Guitar
  • Gig Bag

Great guitar for the price.


Great guitar for the price.



Great guitar


Great guitar.



Very Happy


Great sounds and great service!



Sam Ash sales people are the best!


Jeff Wiggins in your Charlotte store is the best. He helped me pick my Taylor, which is my first guitar.



Good product for my grandchildren just starting guitar.


Guitar is definitely a step up from my GS mini. A tad larger but better sound and the comfort of the beveled edge make it a better deal. Very happy with it.



My favorite guitar


My go to guitar now because of its playability, being light weight and bright tone. Sam Ash direct delivered less than 24 hours unbelievable service!




Academy 10 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar

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Body Size/Shape Dreadnought
Body Wood Layered Sapele
Top Solid Sitka Spruce
Bracing Academy Series
Cutaway None
Top/Body Finish Varnish
Neck Type Scarf
Neck Wood Sapele
Neck Shape Slim
Neck Finish Varnish
Scale Length 24-7/8"
Fingerboard Ebony
Number Of Frets 20
Nut Width 1-11/16"
Bridge Type Ebony
Nut & Saddle Tusq Nut/Micarta Saddle
Tuning Machines Chrome (100/200)
Electronics None
Orientation Right-Handed
Case/Bag Included Yes
Case Type Gig Bag
Series Academy
Model Academy 10
Warranty Info:

The manufacturer's warranty covers parts and labor for the lifetime of the product. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.

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