The workshop has a central work island which is used for non lathe work. The island is ideal for texturing, colouring and pyrography work at a comfortable height. The shop has a record power ac400 two stage filtration unit. The lathe has a dedicated cam vac for dust collection. The shop lathe is a jet 2442b having the ability to slide the headstock to the end of the bed makes for much more accessability to the workpiece.