My workbench is designed around a Linex A1 Cutting mat. The bench has a cover (see the last picture) that allows me to leave the model mid construction secure in the knowledge that it is protected from accidental damage by other members of the household - including the damn cat.

LINEX Cutting Mat - A1 Size 600 x 900 x 3mm
Green - Code CM 6090
Black - Code CMB 6090
Clear - Code CMT 6090
These are available from any good stationary shop.
In Australia the distributor is BANTEX P/L. 20 Huntingwood Dve. Huntingwood. NSW. 2148.
Phone 02 9672 7444 or go to

ALSO Click here to see my spray booth in a toilet.