Josh Kunkel wrote:I use copper washers and old pennies (newer pennies seem to have lower quality metal) to label trees, I hang the label with bare copper electric wire. I use a 3 alpha code, but with larger washers you could stamp out longer written names.
Blog showing my system here if you ate interested:
If you go with pennies the labels are 1¢ each, hard to find a cheaper method. And the washers are reasonably priced if you need more room to write. The metal punches will last generations on copper.
Jim Fry wrote:So what can you do? What I've done as I have moved and restored over 40 buildings is to leave notes and artifacts inside the walls for somebody someday to find.