Yeah, I use a pin bed. Or often just a magnet bed.
I ditched the honeycomb. I hate the thing.
I have a piece of sheet steel laid down and a bunch of 1/4"D x 1/2"H magnets. Sometimes I just use the magnets alone especially for fairly stiff material (plywood or stiff paper) and I’m careful not to put the magnets under ares to be cut. A 1" grid drawn on the sheet metal with a sharpie helps me to locate the magnets in “safe” areas.
Other times the cut pattern is too complex to keep the magnets out of the way so I stick drywall screws on top of the magnets so there’s just a point touching the work.
About the only time I ever use the honeycomb is with rubber stamp material which is both heavy and floppy and needs tons of support. And doesn’t matter if the backside gets a little reflected flash back from the honeycomb.
Here’s my bed with a few magnets stuck on it. You already know what it looks like with some screws stuck on top.
EDIT: Oooops! forgot the photo. “Where’s the beef” indeed!