The Hobby Blog is an online scrapbook written and edited by me, Chad Chandler. The content represents my own opinion, experiences, and my unique approaches to various projects. Readers should never substitute information from this blog for information obtained from a properly authorized and/or licensed professional. Any actions taken based on any photos, posts, advertisements, or content of any kind are done so under your own responsibility. I assume no liability.


This website was launched in March of 2009. All content posted before 4/1/2009 was pre-dated to coincide with project completion dates. All posts dated after 4/1/2009 represent new content.

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I am not compensated to provide my opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. I will only recommend products or services that I believe, based on my personal opinion and limited expertise, are worthy of such an endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.


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