Is dust actually a problem on a lathe. I seem to see only chips when I turn, and I am only assuming dust accompanies them.—Anon

Bob Oswald replies: Shine a bright light around, beside, behind the work areas. I never realized how much very fine stuff flew off the top of the bandsaw until I ‘saw the light’ Don’t know on the lathe but this is a good way to test.

Dust Collection