Axminster Craft Woodturning Lathe Offers

Axminster Craft Woodturning Lathe Offers

Purchase an Axminster Craft Lathe and receive a FREE introduction to woodturning session or save 25% on a Skill Centre two day woodturning course. You can also make the most of our half price chuck packages - a 'one stop shop' for all the basic tools you'll need to start turning!

Axminster Craft lathes are covered by our 3 Year Guarantee - buy with confidence from Axminster.

Unmissable offers for the budding woodturner!


AC240WL & SK80 Chuck

A perfect entry level machine with five spindle speeds and 240mm diameter turning capacity.


AC305WL & SK100 Chuck

A more advanced compact lathe, largely built of cast iron to ensure rigidity, strength and years of service!


AC355WL & SK100 Chuck

The ideal choice if you're looking to upgrade from a small lathe or as a first lathe for the more ambitious.


AC370WL & SK100 Chuck

With several major features that set it apart from the rest; this lathe gives you power and capacity.

Already have a chuck?

Take a look at all of the great half price accessory packages we have on offer!

Chuck Package

Woodturning Starter Kit Chuck Package

Designed for the beginner woodturner to give you the most useful accessories for each lathe.

Tool Set

Woodturning Tool Set

Six essential tools for the woodturner, all made in Sheffield.


Wide Stone Grinder

Keep your woodturning chisels sharp and ready to use.

Don't miss out! Receive a FREE introduction to woodturning OR save 25% on a Skill Centre two day woodturning course!

Which will you choose?

Free Introduction To Woodturning

A three hour session in your local store

Come in store

We'll help you get the most from your Axminster Craft lathe...

  • You will be given an overview, enabling you to familiarise yourself and understand the capabilities of the lathe
  • Explore chucks, chisels and other turning tools with our experienced staff
  • Learn about tool sharpening plus finishing techniques that will help your designs really stand out

The free introduction will allow for some hands-on participation but for those of you looking for a more thorough and fully practical experience we recommend upgrading to our Beginners Woodturning Course (2 Day).

How to arrange your session

Please contact or visit your local store. Proof of purchase will be required at the time of booking so please take a note of your order number.

Save 25% on a Skill Centre Course

A two day hands-on experience

Come on a course

Why not upgrade to our Beginners Woodturning Course?

  • Two hands-on days with our experienced tutors
  • You will be guided through equipment, tools and accessories
  • Take home three completed projects
  • Explore sharpening, drilling and parting off techniques
  • We'll supply all required materials and tools plus a light lunch
  • Save 5% on tools bought during your course (excludes power tools)

Available at Sittingbourne and Axminster Skill Centres.

How to book your course place

Please contact the Skill Centre on 0800 9751905 or email Proof of purchase will be required at the time of booking so please take a note of your order number.

3 Year Guarantee - buy with confidence from Axminster

It's probably the most comprehensive free guarantee ever.

Terms & Conditions

  • Each purchase entitles the recipient to one offer only, that being either a free 3 hour in-store Introduction To Woodturning Session or a 25% discount off a Beginners Woodturning Course (2 Day) in a Skill Centre.
  • This offer is non-transferable, only the recipient of the lathe may benefit from this offer.
  • The free introduction session will be conducted on a lathe from the Axminster Craft range, the particular model may vary between stores.
  • Discounts on courses cannot be given retrospectively so please request the discount at the time of booking.


The Company maintains the right to cancel sessions if the tutor is unavailable or for any other specified reason.

Use of machinery

The Customer will advise the Company if they are taking any medication. Some medication, the misuse of alcohol and other substance abuse can render the student incapable of using the machinery during the session.

Health and safety

All necessary health and safety equipment will be provided for Customers to use during the session. The Customer agrees to abide by our health and safety policy (available upon request) whilst visiting any Company premises. The Company has public liability insurance as required under current legislation. The Customer agrees to abide by that policy whilst visiting any Company premises.

Personal belongings

We are unable to store Customer's personal belongings securely. Customers are fully responsible for their own personal belongings at all times.

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