The GPS Box: A Wooden Box Holding A Tiny Bit of Earth From Your Sacred Places, Engraved With GPS Coordinates, Name, and Date You Were There

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Imagine traveling to a very special place. So special that you want to keep a part of it with you forever, even after you leave. Photos are a great way to do that, but what if you could actually take a bit of that sacred ground home with you and keep it in something beautiful, something custom made to hold just that and nothing else? Something to keep the memory of the moment you stood right there, engraved with not just the name of the place, but the date you were there and even the pinpoint GPS coordinates?

This little (3 1/4" square) solid wood box is customized to hold a tiny bit of earth and engraved with the words and numbers that will never let you forget exactly where and exactly when. On the top are the very specific GPS coordinates* where you collected your tiny souvenir, and under the lid are words describing the place and, if you like, the date when you were there. It's all fully customizable!

Here's how it works, if you're traveling on vacation:

1. You travel somewhere meaningful.
2. You realize you want to remember being there forever.
3. You reach down and grab a handful of soil, sand, rocks, whatever is there, and put it in whatever you have. A ziploc, a coffee cup, an old yogurt cup, anything works. Store it away.
4. You pull out your smartphone and find the exact GPS coordinates, using the compass app that's already on your phone (even if you don't know it). Open the compass app and take a screenshot, the GPS numbers are at the bottom of the screen (see the photos in this listing for an example.) If you don't have a smartphone or can't do this for some other reason, it's no problem at all. I can help you find the GPS numbers later.
5. You come back to this listing, order your GPS box, Let me know what you'd like the underside of the lid to say (title of the place, date you were there) and then you send me the screenshot of the compass app.
6. I take all this info, make your GPS Box, and put it in the mail (usually within two days).
7. In most cases, your new GPS Box will be in your mailbox waiting for you when you get home.
8. Pull out the cup or bag of earth you brought home, pour it into your new GPS Box, and put it in a very special place.

If you're taking a touring vacation, you'll probably want several boxes to remember several different locations. There is a price discount when you order three or more. Please message me and I'll let you know how that works.

But The GPS Box isn't just for vacationers, it can be for any one who wants to preserve a tiny bit of any sentimental place. The family farm, the yard where you grew up, your college campus, anything at all. No matter what the place, we can find the GPS for it and make you a box.

It would also make a fantastic gift!


*GPS coordinates taken from smart phones are said to be accurate within about 10 meters.

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