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How to Make a Homemade Sponge Sander

By: Joe Truini

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.


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How to Make a Homemade Sponge Sander