High Wycombe Store

Cressex Business Park, Lincoln Road,
High Wycombe, Bucks. HP12 3FF

01494 885480


Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 8am - 5.30pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday Closed
High Wycombe 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.

Turning Tuesdays

Turning Tuesdays

This is your chance to see and talk about everything and anything woodturning, on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month between 10am and 4pm in store.

Each week a member of the team will be available to talk turning, demonstrate and help with any queries or questions as well as giving you the chance to get hands on and have a go.

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.

Turning Tuesdays

Axminster Industrial Series

We've just opened our new Axminster Industrial Series display area. Please come along and take a closer look at these robust, precision machines.

360° Virtual Tour

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Welcome to the High Wycombe store virtual tour. Providing you a great opportunity to explore all that Axminster Tools & Machinery has to offer.

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High Wycombe 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!

August 2017

Saturday 19th August
10:00am - 4:00pm

Renovating A Hardwood Floor With Paula Webb

Is your hardwood floor in need of some TLC?

Why not come and speak to our in-store demonstrator Paula Webb? Paula will be here to offer tips and advice on how to put life back into those hardwood floors.

Paula will be using a variety of finishes to show the different results that can be achieved.

Pop in store anytime between 10-4pm and enjoy our FREE event.

Saturday 26th August
10:00am - 4:00pm

Pyrography With Chris Kirk

Pyrography has always been a popular event in the High Wycombe store. Our in-store demonstrator Chris Kirk will be using the Antex Fire Writer pyrography kit. For this demonstration, Chris will be trying something a bit different from his usual work, by designing and creating a selection of name plaques. These plaques make great gift ideas for the home.

This is an interactive demonstration during which visitors can try their hand at the art of pyrography.

Pop in store anytime between 10-4pm and enjoy our FREE event.

September 2017

Saturday 2nd September
10:00am - 4:00pm

Picture Framing With Stacey Davies

At times it seems impossible to find just the right picture frame for that photo or painting off the shelf. The solution is to make your own and, more often than not, it is the frame that really enhances that photo or painting.

Using the Axcaliber MT1 mitre trimmer, our in store demonstrator Stacey Davies will take you through the different stages of creating the perfect picture frame for you. This can be a really rewarding hobby.

Pop in store anytime between 10-4pm and enjoy our FREE event.

Saturday 16th September
10:00am - 4:00pm

UJK Technology 700mm Variable Angle Worktop Jig

Our in-store demonstrator Andre May will be demonstrating just how easy it is with this jig to achieve the perfect joints for your kitchen worktops.

This one jig offers so much scope. It is capable of 45° and 90° left or right-hand joints in worktops. It enables you to make peninsular joints, corner radii of 40mm, 100mm, 90° square end cuts plus 45° and 22.5° angle cuts. In addition, there are facilities for cutting 35mm cabinet door hinge recesses (18mm carcase), a hole for tap fixings 35mm (3/4" BSP) and three slots for 65mm and 150mm joining bolts.

Pop in store anytime between 10-4pm and enjoy our FREE event.

Saturday 30th September
10:00am - 4:00pm

Souber Lock Jig With Talhah Rasool

The Souber lock jig is fast becoming the preferred method for many tradespeople when fitting mortice locks. Our in store demonstrator Talhah Rasool will show you how to use it.

This jig makes the job quick and simple. With its self-centering clamp and milling operation, it is definitely a must-have tool when fitting doors.

But don't take our word for it, why not pop in store anytime between 10-4pm and enjoy our FREE event.

October 2017

Saturday 7th October
10:00am - 4:00pm

Making A Cabinet Carcase With The UJK Technology Pocket Hole System

Our in-store demonstrator Andre May will be showing you just how quick and easy it is to produce accurate carcases using the UJK Technology pocket hole joinery system.

The UJK pocket hole jig will easily produce strong hidden joints. The jig can be mounted on a bench or fitted with the portable plate and used with the clamp so that you take the jig to the work. It is perfect for furniture making, kitchen fitting and for strong frames and carcases. There is also a very useful extraction outlet so that you can attach a vacuum extractor to keep your work area clear.

Pop in store anytime between 10-4pm and enjoy our FREE event. Come see the pocket hole jig in action, and have a try before you buy.

July 2018

Saturday 21st July
10:00am - 4:00pm

Phil Irons In Action With Woodcut Tools

Phil Irons is well known on both the UK and international woodturning scene.

He will be spending the day in store demonstrating tools from Woodcut, with whom he has a long association. His main focus will be on the Bowlsaver MAX3 - a tool which will enable you to get an increased output from a piece of wood. Phil will also be using Tru-Grind sharpening jigs and Pro-Forme hollowing tools.

By his own admission, Phil derives most pleasure and satisfaction from turning hollow forms. He has created some beautiful vases and incredible one-off masterpieces.

Phil also enjoys teaching and offers a number of courses at his workshop in Welford-on-Avon, Warwickshire. Courses range from beginners’ hobby level classes to the more advanced master classes on the lathe.

Pop in store anytime between 10-4pm and be one of the first to try this awesome new tool at our FREE event!

We're one of the best places for tools & machinery in south central England! Craig Townsley (Manager) & Paula Webb (Deputy Manager)
High Wycombe Store Manager and Deputy Mangager
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