There are tons of painting tools out there, but some spaces are still too tight to reach, such as behind the stair balusters. So, I created my own tool by modifying a paint pad.

Using a knife I trimmed the edges of a paint stir stick to fit in the channels of a paint pad. Watch the video for details.

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Joe Truini

Joe Truini

Radio Show Co-Host

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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