Axminster Store

The Trafalgar Way, Axminster,
Devon. EX13 5SN

01297 302370

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 8am - 5.30pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday Closed
May Bank Holiday  
Saturday 27th May 9am - 5pm
Sunday 28th Closed
Monday 29th Closed
Tuesday 30th 8am - 5.30pm
Axminster Store
Tool Sharpening

Tool Sharpening

Our experts can sharpen your plane blades, woodturning gouges, carving chisels...

Festool Test Centre

Festool Test Centre

Try Festool tools for yourself and discover why the range is so unique.


Time to refuel?

If you're not in a hurry to leave why not take your tea break in store.

Live Workshop

Live Workshop

These workshops offer you the opportunity to see machinery in use and get hands on.

Axminster Finance

Axminster Finance

Let your tools pay for themselves - we can explain your finance options - find out more

Free Car Parking

Free Car Parking

As part of our service parking is free to all customers.

Apple Pay

Apple Pay

A simple and secure way to pay with your iPhone 6 or Apple Watch.

Click & Collect

Can't wait for delivery? Why not collect in store!

Check store stock and reserve tools online, then collect in store

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Get involved in store

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.

Axminster Skill Centre

Skill Centre

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...

Live Workshop

Live Workshop

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.

Axminster Store Events


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!

May 2017

Saturday 27th May
10:00am - 4:00pm

Razor Sharp Edges Using Tormek With Hannah Fielden Pickard

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

June 2017

Saturday 3rd June
10:00am - 4:00pm

Axminster Trade Spiral Cutter Planer Thicknessers

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.

Friday 16th June
8:00am - 1:00pm

Lamello's P-System With Marco Ress

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.

September 2017

Friday 1st September
9:00am - 3:00pm

DeWalt Cordless Power Tools with Matt Ryan

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.

Our knowledgeable team of experts can provide you with professional advice... Matthew Youngs (Manager) & Matt McAuley (Deputy Manager)
Axminster Store Manager and Deputy Mangager
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