A sponge sander is perfect for sanding molding since it conforms to the surface you’re sanding. While you can buy a sponge sander at a hardware store, it’s easy to make your own by:

  1. Cutting a piece of sandpaper to size.
  2. Wrapping it around a kitchen sponge.
  3. Hold it with your thumb and fingers while sanding the surface.

Not only is a homemade sponge sander less expensive, it allows you to change grits and replace the sandpaper as needed.

Watch the video above to find out more.

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Joe Truini

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Joe Truini is a contractor, author, and the host of “Simple Solutions” on Today’s Homeowner TV and the weekly Today’s Homeowner radio show. He has worked on both large commercial projects and residential remodeling, and has written for national publications such as This Old House and Popular Mechanics. He has also written eight books, including three best-selling shed-building books. Joe lives in Connecticut with his family and enjoys hiking, traveling, and baseball in his spare time.

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