The Mega Pad is a great addition to any tying desk or station. The items main purpose is to keep beads, cones, eyes, tools, etc from rolling off your desk. The back side is designed to mix head cements, epoxies, and other glues without the mess. This product is also great for general cleanliness when tying flies. Even hackles, hairs, other materials tend to stick to the pad without falling all over the floor. Give it a try, you wont be disappointed.