Our Process

1
  • Careful Detailed Inspection 

  • Document Existing Engraving

  • Instrument is Cleaned

  • Document Existing Measurements and Metal Condition

2
  • Careful Complete Disassembly

  • Ensure All Soft Solder Gaps & Connections Level/Square

  • Meticulous Dent Removal - (Careful not to stretch or further damage metal)

3
  • Restoration of Any Decorative Trim (Including casting or machining new pieces)

  • Restoration of Original Engraving

  • Meticulous Re-Assembly

4
  • Specialty Finishes (sandblasting, polishing, tints)

  • Plating

  • Final Assembly 

  • Play Testing

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RESTORATION

Bringing new life to an old instrument is our passion at 5 Line. Whether it’s a museum quality work of art instrument, a movie prop, or an affordable way to provide quality musical instruments for your school system, 5 Line is your source. We are meticulous about keeping the original detail... and SOUL of the instrument.  

03-2-19-0644

03-2-19-0644

Plating 2

Plating 2

Manufacturing 4

Manufacturing 4

Plating

Plating

04-2-19-3856

04-2-19-3856

03-2-19-0644

03-2-19-0644

03-2-19-0644

03-2-19-0644

Flute Manufacturing 2

Flute Manufacturing 2

Manufacturing 7

Manufacturing 7

03-2-19-1213

03-2-19-1213

03-2-19-1213

03-2-19-1213

03-2-19-1213

03-2-19-1213

03-2-19-1213

03-2-19-1213

03-2-19-1213

03-2-19-1213

Jig 4

Jig 4

Clarinet Manufacturing 3

Clarinet Manufacturing 3

Manufacturing 7

Manufacturing 7

Jig 3

Jig 3