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Rute Nodes
· September 24, 2014
This guy really knows his stuff when it comes to repairs. Steve has worked on every one of my instruments and done a great job! There's even been one or two that I thought would never play again and h...e brought them back to life. Highly recommended! See More

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Sorry for not posting anything in quite some time. I've been doing repairs on all kinds of instruments and gigging at venues all over the Keweenaw. The newest edition is right inside Root Notes. Hundreds of used CDs and hundreds of New and used vinyl are now up for sale! Stop in and check it out!

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Root Notes

New and pre-loved music now available. Stop in and see what we have to offer!

Come on in to Root Notes and support a local business on Small Business Saturday. Free gear with every purchase and Live in store Performances.

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Root Notes is with George Krainatz and 5 others at Root Notes.

Stop in and visit us on Small Business Saturday!

An Organ, Harpsichord and a Viola da Gamba all rolled into one was an invention by Leonardo Da Vinci called the Viola Organista. A very strange but very cool sounding instrument.

A strange and beautiful instrument from the mind of the great artist and inventor Leonardo Da Vinci recently had its moment in the spotlight after a pianist reconstructed the contraption and premiered it in Poland. Polish musician Slawomir Zubrzycki attempted to stay fairly faithful to Da Vinci's or...

Check out this great article written by Cyndi Boschard Perkins in this month's issue of Marquette Monthly.

Life on Hecla Street has literally been the pits the past several months, but Josh Kocjan of Root Notes isn’t letting the heavy grind of excavating and paving equipment get him down. The Laurium entrepreneur is keeping a level head and a sense of humor, along with contagious optimism for the future…

Yes, that is 60 violin/cello bows and only about 10 of them are not in need of repair and suitable for Rehairing. There's a lot of work in store but hopefully most of them will see a violin (or cello) again.

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Loukus Luthiery added 3 new photos to the album: 1st Violin Varnishing — at Root Notes.
September 20, 2013
Loukus Luthiery added 6 new photos to the album: Old Kraftsman — at Root Notes.

An Old Kraftsman Acoustic Guitar with a screw through the neck into the heel. The neck was still coming out of the pocket and the action was very high.

Loukus Luthiery added 3 new photos to the album: Random Repairs.
August 28, 2013
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Root Notes is with DR STRINGS and 2 others at Root Notes.

There's nothing wrong with pink guitars.

It's good to know a luthier that can repair them so I can treat them to a paint job though.

Here's one from Loukus Luthiery.

Been working on a bunch of acoustic guitars at the shop the last couple weeks. Pics will be up soon.

Finally getting settled into Root Notes and getting up and running. Everything is slowly but surely coming together.
Loukus Luthiery updated their cover photo.
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