A word for “useful components”?
Is there a single English noun that means something like “useful small pieces of material or machine elements that the craftsman prefers to have always at hand”? E.g. scraps of cloth, screws, washers, cable ties, or code snippets (for a programmer), or background patterns (for a designer), and so on.
Supposed use cases include: “Don’t forget to bring the needed […] with you” (addressing to a service engineer), “I put all my […] into this folder on Google Drive”.