Knabe WKG 53

5′ 3″ Traditional
Height: 103cm (3′ 4-1/2″)
Width: 151cm (4′ 11-1/2″)
Length: 159cm (5′ 2 1/4″)
Weight: 280kg (617lbs.)


Soundboard Asymmetrically tapered and contoured solid spruce soundboard made of select white spruce.
Frame Maple and oak rim with spruce beams, tenon joined to the rim with hardwood dowels.
Bridges Select hard rock maple with a maple cap, shaped and notched using today’s most sophisticated CNC machinery.
Ribs Full length, pre-crowned solid spruce ribs, notched into the inner rim.
Plate Pure iron ore made in the traditional method of slow sand casting.
Scale Measured duplex, low tension scale.
Action Premium action made of European hornbeam.
Keys Premium spruce keys, individually balanced and weighted.
Hammers Premium German hammers, t-wired and individually voiced.
Strings Music wire made in Germany.
Pin Block 16 ply, cross grained laminated hard rock maple.
Tuning Pins German tuning pins made of rod steel.
Others Slow close fallboard.
Hand rubbed lacquer finish.
Maple legs with iron interlocks.
Forged brass pedals.
Full sostenuto.
Solid brass hardware.
Large solid brass castors.

Available Finishes:
Ebony Satin, Walnut, Mahogany, Cherry