Axminster prides itself on carrying an extensive range of machines, hand tools, accessories, sundries and project kits for a wide variety of woodturning, crafts and hobbies. Whether you create for pleasure or for profit you will find what you need here. We also run a number of courses in our Skill Centre for all abilities to ensure you get the best out of your tools and craft... buy with confidence from Axminster.

Lathes & Accessories

Axminster Hobby and Trade Series lathes come with our unique 3 year guarantee.

Axminster Hobby Series AWSL Woodturning Lathe

Hobby Series

Great value, easy-to-use machines that are perfect for home use

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Axminster Trade Series AT1416VS Woodturning Lathe

Trade Series

Solid and very reliable machines designed to be used every day

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Axminster Evolution Series

Evolution Series

Our centres and boring accessories are worthy of a place in any turner's kit

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Jet JWL-1221VS Woodturning Lathe

JET Machinery

Quality manufacturer of the highest quality products available

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Axminster 5 Year Chuck Guarantee

Axminster 5 Year Chuck Guarantee

Together with Axminster's 3 year guarantee on Machinery, it's probably the most comprehensive free guarantee ever - buy with confidence from Axminster! Find out more

Axminster Skill Centre

Woodturning Courses

Whether you are considering taking up woodturning and purchasing a lathe or have been turning for some years and looking for new inspiration, our courses are tailored to suit your requirements - book a course today...

Woodturning Chucks

Axminster Woodturning Chucks

With a wealth of features to bring out the best in your woodturning, Axminster Woodturning Chucks represent the very best of British manufacturing - discover more

AT2030VS Lathe

AT2030VS Trade Series Woodturning Lathe

The largest in the range with the most versatile features now only £2899.96 plus a free LED work light worth £116.96 - Buy now

Crown Tools

Manufacturing traditional woodworking hand tools for over fifty years


A massive selection of kits, from pens and pencils to pepper mills and more!


Specialist tools including hollowing tools and a bowl coring system.

Henry Taylor

Hand Forged Steel Wood Working Tools for Wood Carving and Woodturning

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