How to Sand into Tight Corners

The “soft” corners of the sanding block I use for most of my sanding makes it impossible to sand into the corners of a project, like a frame and panel door.

Sanding a corner

To solve this problem, I like to use a flexible steel scraper and some self-adhesive sandpaper as my sanding block. You can trim the sandpaper flush with the edges and get right into the corner of a project, as shown below.

Want more great tips?

By subscribing to Woodsmith Tips, you'll get free tips in your email inbox every week!


Share eTips with your friends

Think your friends would love these eTips?
Send them a link!