I’ve covered my entire shop with very thin commercial carpet, and
like the walls in an ER, I have no corners. The floor gently slopes
up to meet the wall, and the carpet is capped with the metal one
uses to end carpet at a hallway. The thin gap at the top is filled
with white silicon.
I also have a leather apron at my bench, and I’ve installed a
florescent light under the bench.
I have no wires laying on the floor under my bench either. I operate
my flex-shaft with my knee.
That’s all to catch tiny diamond and gems.
If I drop some tiny thing I’ve been filing on, I usually don’t
bother searching for it but instead just start making another one
because in spite of all my precautions, I still lose stuff to the