The Trafalgar Way, Axminster,
Devon. EX13 5SN
|Monday - Friday||8am - 5.30pm|
|Saturday||9am - 5pm|
|May Bank Holiday|
|Saturday 29th April||9am - 5pm|
|Monday 1st May||Closed|
|Tuesday 2nd May||8am - 5.30pm|
Our experts can sharpen your plane blades, woodturning gouges, carving chisels...
Try Festool tools for yourself and discover why the range is so unique.
If you're not in a hurry to leave why not take your tea break in store.
These workshops offer you the opportunity to see machinery in use and get hands on.
Let your tools pay for themselves - we can explain your finance options - find out more
As part of our service parking is free to all customers.
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We welcome hobbyists, professionals and clubs to come along and join in and from time to time we will also have special guests and suppliers in store.
The Axminster Skill Centre offers our customers the opportunity to develop their skills within the diverse range of woodworking, engineering and associated crafts - book a course today...
We have kitted out an area the size of a small garage that any enthusiast would be proud of. We understand that looking at a machine isn't always enough - live workshops offer you the opportunity to see the machines in use and get hands on.
Come to an event and be inspired by our experts and special guests as they give practical demonstrations
Our free events offer a great opportunity to learn a new skill and meet like-minded people. Try the latest tools and machinery - we'll encourage you to get involved. If you need professional advice, our experts are always happy to help.
You can also expect exclusive offers throughout the store so take a look at our calendar and we'll look forward to seeing you!
Join Rob James in store where he will take you through plane and chisel set-up and use, and sharpening. In so doing, Rob will be focusing on and demonstrating the high quality Veritas and Lie-Nielsen ranges of hand tools.
The Tormek T-8 sharpening system is the perfect answer to your sharpening requirements. For any professional or amateur needing a versatile, reliable and repeatable sharpening system, the T-8 should be at the top of your list.
Our in store demonstrator Hannah Fielden-Pickard will take you through general sharpening techniques using the T-8, with emphasis on the sharpening of woodturning and hand tools.
Join Hannah Fielden Pickard in store where she will demonstrate the best way of sharpening square edge and woodturning tools using the Tormek T-8 sharpening system. Hannah will be available to answer all your questions and show you proven sharpening techniques
Our in store demonstrator Rob James will be showing you how to set up and use a spiral cutter planer thicknesser. Rob will be demonstrating both the Trade Series AT107PT and AT129PT planer thicknessers. If you are thinking of adding a planer thicknesser to your workshop and need help making the right choice, this is a demonstration not to be missed.
In store demonstrator, Rob James will be exploring the benefits of having a planer thicknesser with a spiral blade cutter block in the workshop. Focusing on the Axminster Trade Series AT107PT planer thicknesser, Rob will take you through its various uses. The AT107PT is particularly suited to the trade workshop or discerning home user.
Marco Ress, international demonstrator and area sales manager with Lamello, will be in store demonstrating the wood jointing ingenuity of some of Lamello’s products.
Marco’s main focus will be on demonstrating wood joining using the incredible Lamello P-system which includes use of the Zeta P-2 biscuit jointer together with connectors Clamex-P, Tenso-P and Divario-P. The system can be applied to any situation that requires the joining of panels and installing worktops, cabinets, shelving and more. The P-system is fast, precise and quick to set up with the final fittings either visible or barely visible.
If you are about to fit a new kitchen, Marco’s demonstration is an absolute must.
DeWalt demonstrator Matt Ryan will be in store to offer advice and guidance on the use of a wide range of DeWalt cordless power tools - including the new 54V Flexvolt tools which provide unrivaled portable power.