How to Sand Woodwork by Hand

Special tools and high-quality sandpaper produce great results with less effort

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Putty knife
  • Sanding block

You'll also need sanding grips.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Sandpaper, 80, 120 and 220 grits
  • Spray adhesive
  • Rigid foam insulation