New Craft machines by Axminster
Introducing the all-new Axminster Craft woodworking machines - a range specifically developed to meet the demands of dedicated creators who spend hours honing their craft. Making anything yourself is now much more than a hobby for many people. The Craft collection includes new machines with performance and features that exceed entry-level machines, giving you the ability to craft your project, your way.
As well as some of our existing Hobby machines transitioning into Craft, the range will also be expanding with many new machines arriving over the next coming months. Here's an insight into some of the new machines and their features we are most excited about.
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All three new Craft bandsaws have built-in features designed to give you more control, accuracy and capacity.
Large precision ground cast iron table creates a solid, smooth surface to help dampen vibrations and allow your workpiece to glide effortlessly across the table, maintaining the line you want.
A curved chassis spine gives high strength and tension on the blade which is essential for deep and accurate cutting.
Featuring an industry standard size mitre fence groove, not normally found on machines of this size, you're able to upgrade to a variety of more elaborate mitre fences. The 19mm wide slot is compatible with accessories including our UJK Technology Precision Mitre Gauge and Fence, Axminster Deluxe Mitre Fence and the UJK Technology Circular Saw Aligning Jig.
Widely spaced table support trunnions ensure maximum support is given when cutting and adjusting the table tilt, meaning you can accurately set your table.
An integrated dual port enables the two extraction points to lead to one interconnecting hose for maximum dust extraction and ease of use!
Ceramic side and thrust blade guides give the blade great support whilst also being hard wearing for a longer life and low maintenance with no bearings to clog with dust!
Featuring two, twin scales which each have a clear view lens you can accurately adjust the rip fence and quickly lock in place using the cam-lock handles. Plus, added hard wearing non-slip pads give a smooth action glide by eliminating any metal to metal contact.
Designed to give you more capacity and power, this lathe is perfect for those woodturners looking to upgrade from a small lathe, or as a first lathe for the more ambitious!
The cast iron construction gives this machine strength and rigidity to withstand knocks and dampen vibrations! Plus, the precision ground bed enables the tailstock to travel effortlessly along the bed.
A DC750W motor provides exceptional torque to ensure the speed is maintained even when in contact with your turning tool. Coupled with the 3 belt ration and variable speed, this machine gives you ultimate control!
With a distance of 510mm between centres (depending on the centres fitted) and a swing capacity of 355mm (14”), you can undertake many ambitious projects.
Featuring a 25mm tool rest, typically found on lathes with bigger capacity, tool chattering is reduced giving you greater control and accuracy.
Open up your project possibilities with the 24 stop indexing facility. With a spring-loaded indent, you can lock the spindle in 24 positions.
Supplied with premium handles and fittings, including quick release levers for the tool rest and tailstock. You can be sure of a smooth transition when you need to adjust your machine.