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most of these tips I have found for myself or learned from a few friends

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Lathe Bed Parts Tray

Occasionally it is handy to hold small stuff on the lathe in easy reach, like a bit of finish or a finishing pad or small tools or fittings or what have you. I made a small table from scrap plywood and a bit of left over molding for sides. A small piece of scrap that fits the space between the ways gives stability.