North Shields Store

North Shields Retail Park, Norham Road,
North Shields. NE29 7UJ

01915 005966

northshieldsstore@axminster.co.uk

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 8am - 7pm
Saturday 9am - 5.30pm
Sunday 10.30am - 4.30pm (browsing from 10am)
May Bank Holiday  
Saturday 27th May 9am - 5.30pm
Sunday 28th 10.30am - 4.30pm (browsing from 10am)
Monday 29th 9am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 30th 8am - 7pm
North Shields 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.

Refreshments

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.

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

Turning Tuesdays

This is your chance to see and talk about everything and anything woodturning, every Tuesday 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.

360° Virtual Tour

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

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North Shields Store Events

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!

June 2017

Saturday 3rd June
10:00am - 5:00pm

Fein Multi-Tools With Matthew Roberton

Our in store demonstrator Matthew Robertson will be showing how to use these extremely versatile multi-tools. Matty will go through the different functions and explain what they are capable of achieving. He will demonstrate both corded and cordless versions as well as the different accessories for the tools. This will be a great opportunity to get hands-on and ask any questions you may have.

Saturday 10th June
10:00am - 5:00pm

Airbrushing With Nathan Blythe

Nathan will demonstrate the art of airbrushing using airbrushes from the SprayCraft range, focusing on the SP30 Top Feed airbrush & compressor set. These airbrushes can be used for a range of projects, from stencil art to cake decoration. Nathan will show how to use the airbrush as well as mixing colours and important maintenance of the machine. This is a simple yet very effective airbrush set. If you are keen to get hands-on with an airbrush, don't miss this opportunity.

July 2017

Monday 17th July to Tuesday 18th July
11:00am - 4:00pm

The Festool Road Show Comes To Town

Festool manufacture some of the most innovative power tools available, with every small detail considered in the design and manufacturing process.

The distinctive Festool tour truck is on the road and packed with the latest Festool products and ideas. With all their experts on board, this 2-day event is your chance to get hands-on with this precision, German-engineered tools and accessories. When the tour truck makes a pitstop at our North Shields store, make sure you drop in.

Within Festool's range of products are a number of unique tools which once owned, it is difficult to see how you managed without them.

Friday 28th July
10:00am - 5:00pm

Woodworking Friday (Plant Pot Furniture) For Ages 5-13 Years

Join us for our first 'Woodworking Friday' session over the summer holidays when we will be inviting customers to come to our store and learn basic woodworking skills. Children are more than welcome to attend as long as they are accompanied by a parent or guardian (we recommend age range 5-13 years).

Our first session will focus on making plant pot furniture. Using our designs or your own designs, we will be showing you how to make some great additions the garden We will be demonstrating sawing techniques, gluing and decorating the furniture using the full range of craft tools we have in store.

At this FREE event, we will be on hand to help you unleash your creativity and take away a piece of plant pot furniture.

August 2017

Friday 4th August
10:00am - 5:00pm

Woodworking Friday (Insect Houses) For Ages 5-13 Years

Join us for our second 'Woodworking Friday' session over the summer holidays when we will be inviting customers to come to our store and learn basic woodworking skills. Children are more than welcome to attend as long as they are accompanied by a parent or guardian (we recommend age range 5-13 years).

Our second session will be all about making Insect houses. Using our designs or your own designs, we will be showing you how to make some great creepy crawly houses for the garden. We will be demonstrating sawing techniques, gluing and decorating the houses using the full range of craft tools we have in store. A FREE event, we will be on hand to help you unleash your creativity and take away a creepy crawly home.

A FREE event, we will be on hand to help you unleash your creativity and take away a creepy crawly home.

Friday 11th August
10:00am - 5:00pm

Woodworking Friday (Bird Houses) For Ages 5-13 Years

Join us for our third 'Woodworking Friday' session over the summer holidays when we will be inviting customers to come to our store and learn basic woodworking skills. Children are more than welcome to attend as long as they are accompanied by a parent or guardian (we recommend age range 5-13 years).

Our third session will be making bird houses. Using our designs already cut and ready to assemble, we will show you how to make some bird houses for the garden. We will demonstrate sawing techniques, gluing and decorating the houses using the full range of craft tools we have in store.

At this FREE event, we will be on hand to help you unleash your creativity and take away a bird house.

Friday 18th August
10:00am - 5:00pm

Woodworking Friday (Mini Planters) For Ages 5-13 Years

Join us for our fourth 'Woodworking Friday' session over the summer holidays when we will be inviting customers to come to our store and learn basic woodworking skills. Children are more than welcome to attend as long as they are accompanied by a parent or guardian (we recommend age range 5-13 years).

Our fourth session will be making mini planters. Using our designs already cut and ready to assemble, we will show you how to make these little planters which are ideal indoors for house plants or outside in the garden We will demonstrate sawing techniques, gluing and decorating techniques using the full range of craft tools we have in store.

At this FREE event, we will be on hand to help you unleash your creativity and take away a mini planter.

Friday 25th August
10:00am - 5:00pm

Woodworking Friday (Name Plaques) For Ages 5-13 Years

Join us for our fifth and final 'Woodworking Friday' session over the summer holidays when we will be inviting customers to come to our store and learn basic woodworking skills. Children are more than welcome to attend as long as they are accompanied by a parent or guardian (we recommend age range 5-13 years).

Our fifth session will be making name plaques. You will be able to choose from our designs in store, from animals to your favourite superhero. We will show you how to make these little name plaques which are ideal for indoors or outside in the garden. We will demonstrate sawing with a scroll saw plus gluing and decorating techniques using the full range of craft tools we have in store.

At this FREE event, we will be on hand to help you unleash your creativity and take away a name plaque for your home.


We deliver a great experience for the hobbyist, tradesman & professional... Mark Bloomfield (Manager) & Steven Taylor
North Shields Store Manager and Deputy Mangager
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