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Tutorial: Sew Your Own Geo-Bag

American geocacher Emily Cross – best known for her popular sewing blog Saltwater-Kids – explains how she created her family’s swanky kitbags.

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Tutorial: Cache Creator Plays Dirty

When he’s not thinking about how to finance his Geocrashers TV series, America’s Jon Racinskas (GC handle: The Razza) likes to gets devilish with his DIY. Here he shows It’s Not About The Numbers how to make one such evil hide.

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Tutorial: A Whole New Ball Game

Pitching our latest DIY tutorial is American geocacher Terri Caldwell (GC handle: CrazeVixen) … This cunning baseball hide is among the products the Virginian resident sells through her Etsy store, The Recycled Green Rose. YOU WILL NEED: A ball of your choice Micro Logbook Micro Container Glue TOOLS: Drill and bit Razorblade or craft knife Sandpaper Vice-grip …

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The Birth Of A Shaped GeoTrail

Wellington’s Geof Robinson (GC handle: xBoomstickx) had little idea of the challenges ahead when he began his first shaped geotrail (GC46EWW). He tells It’s Not About The Numbers about the pros and cons of placing 61 puzzle caches in the outline of a kiwi.

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Tutorial: An Animal Attraction To Geo-DIY

Etsy vendor Emeli Reiart has made a name for herself creating gorgeous “candy-coated” animal jars. Here, the Canadian shows It’s Not About The Numbers how to achieve the same effect for a cute and quirky geocache container.

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Tutorial: Design Your Own Geo-Art

There’s a real art to creating a shaped geo-trail – and now, courtesy of America’s Dirtbag Geocaching Society, you can follow this step-by-step video tutorial. What you choose to design is up to you but It’s Not About The Numbers strongly suggests keeping it simple to start with. If you need inspiration, check out this …

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Tutorial: Dowsing Rods – A New Tool For Geocachers

Sick of DNFs or your GPSr leading you in circles? Guest author and British treasure cacher David Villanueva suggests trying a pair of dowsing rods to locate those elusive hides. “Just as in hunting for a treasure cache, I can imagine the disappointment when you can’t find that geocache which really ought to be there. Is …

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Tutorial: I’ve Been Working On The Railroad …

By Vince Migliore (GC handle: FolsomNatural) There are a number of abandoned or unused railroad lines in my town. Local cachers often use these tracks as hiding places. Here, I’ll show you how to create a simple bison tube hide using a railroad spike. Loose spikes can easy to come by; whether you visit a …

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Tutorial: Bubble, Bubble, Toil & Trouble

You may well bubble over with excitement at Larry Butler’s first DIY cache tutorial for It’s Not About The Numbers. Here, the Nevada geocacher (GC handle: Hans415) and owner of Amazon store 4MadHatter’s Books shows how to build the perfect Bubble Cache. NB: If you make your own example, don’t forget to send us a photo of …

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Tutorial: Peace, Love & Flower Power

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South African geocacher Karsten Vollmer – the brains behind the custom hides at webstore Geocache SA – shows It’s Not About The Numbers how to make his camouflaged Flower Power cache. YOU WILL NEED: 1 x Bison tube or pill container 1 x Metal plate 1 x Silicone sealer 1 x Plastic flower or clump of …

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