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This instructable is for those of you who what your own personal geocoin, but don’t want to pay that $200 price tag to go with it. It’s A LOT cheaper...
List of things you need: Computer & printer or memory device Laser photo copy (about 9 cents at your local copy shop) Non poly nylon paintbrush (som...
On your computer make the design you want on your geocoin, remembering to keep it simple, and to remember that black and white copies work best, but c...
I then print one picture to make sure it’ll fit on my coin by holding the paper up to the light and the coin behind it. After making sure it fits, I ...
DO NOT USE NAIL POLISH REMOVER WITH ACID TONE IT WILL NOT WORK. They sell acid tone at Walmart by the fake nail section. Pour your acid tone into you...
Take your cutout and place over the coin printed side down. Then brush a layer of acid tone over the back of the cutout.
Next take the end of your paintbrush and burnish the paper, using med. pressure, until it dries. Which will happen quickly, about 30 seconds to a min...
Peel the paper off right away, or it won’t come off.
After you let the coin dry for about 2 or 3 minutes you can do the other side if you want a 2 sided coin, repeat steps 2-5 on the other side.
I then take clear coat polyurethane or clear nail polish and coat the coin to keep it waterproof. Which keeps the wood from cracking, and/or warping....
Lastly enjoy your new coin, and Happy Geocaching!
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Posted:Jan 16, 2012
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