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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.

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